Sunday, December 27, 2009

Disable Google Updates, GoogleUpdate.exe

Disable Google Updates, GoogleUpdate.exe

Procedure To disable GoogleUpdate.exe from running automatically during startup

Click Run > Type Msconfig > Goto the Startup Tab

Remove the checkbox next to GoogleUpdate.exe

Click OK. Restart the computer.

GoogleUpdate.exe also adds itself to Scheduled Tasks.

Navigate to the Control Panel > Scheduled Tasks

Delete all the GoogleUpdate.exe entries.

Restart the computer.

Click Run > Click Browse > Navigate to c:\windows\system32\ > Select the services.msc file. Click open

Right Click on the Google Update Service > Properties

Set the Start Up type to Disabled

Repeat process for the Google Updater Service.

Restart Computer

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