|Change the Critical Update Notification Delay (Windows 95/98/Me)|
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When Windows detects that a new critical update is available it gives you the option to update now or to be reminded again in 1 day. This tweak allows you to change the default 1 day reminder period.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'CurrentDelayInterval' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsUpdate\Critical Update]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: Time in seconds (Default = 86,400)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: February 24, 2003