Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Automatic Updates Service In Windows XP

Automatic Updates



Service Name: wuauserv

Service Description:

Enables the download and installation of Windows updates. If this service is disabled, this computer will not be able to use the Automatic Updates feature or the Windows Update Web site.


1. Default Settings:

Default setting in Windows XP Professional: Automatic

Default setting in Windows XP Home: Automatic
2. This Windows service logs on as: Local System

3. The default path for this Windows service is:

%systemroot%\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

4. This Windows service depends on the following system components: None.

5. The following services have a dependency on this service: None.


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