01) on the first reboot after the SP2 installation. If you don't mind having updates automatically downloaded and installed on your system without your input, by all means select the first option.If you prefer to take a more active role in controlling what is placed on your system, select the second option. 01, WSC will report that Automatic Updates has not been configured as shown in Fig. If you've decided to enable Automatic Updates, use the [Turn on Automatic Updates] button located in the Automatic Updates section of the Security Center.To update without taking precautions is simply negligent on the part of the user.If you are using a new installation of XP, eventually a balloon will appear by the Notification Area asking if you want to enable Automatic Updates.
For more information on the updates in SP2, see Hotfixes and Security Updates in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2.
To do so, click on the Update icon which appears by the clock and the Automatic Updates Setup Wizard will launch.
Three screen captures below illustrate the process.
After accepting the End User License Agreement, SP2 installation will begin. If you have configured Windows Update to automatically check for and download updates then it will download automatically and notify you when it is available for installation.
Customers who wish to test SP2 for a longer period and would like to prevent SP2 from installing from AU can download and install the SP2 Blocking Tool at the Microsoft Download Center.