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Everytime I turned on my laptop this thing appears on the screen...

Updater Application has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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PLEASE I NEED HELP!!!!!!!! WHAT IS THIS???

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Everytime I turned on my laptop this thing appears on the screen... Updater Application has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

It's the automated Windows Update, launched every time you start Windows. I prefer to do it manually; you can see why. Here's what you do:

1. Boot into Safe Mode.
2. Type MSConfig into the Run box in the Start menu and press the [Enter] key.
3. A tabbed dialog box pops up with the Startup tab on the right side. Click that tab.
4. Check Selective startup and continue.
5. You will be presented with a list of startup programs with checked boxes, which indicates that they are active.
6. Uncheck the one that is called wupdate or something similar (it's been so long since I deleted it, I'm not sure of the exact name).
7. Click [OK] and reboot into normal Windows.

The use of MSConfig is considered a temporary fix. To make the change permanent, download CodeStuff Starter with a link you can get from http://codestuff.mirrorz.com. This will allow you to permanently prevent the launch at startup.

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