Keep my computer updating
One can block Windows Update from updating one particular device.
The procedure below will block updates for all versions of the driver, present and future.
This can be caused when sites like Twitter check for new tweets and download them automatically so you can click the link at the top of the tweets that says "x new Tweets" to see those new tweets.
In the last couple of days my computer has slowed to a crawl and is running all the time and it keeps giving me a script error so I'm going to download this and see if I can figure out what's going on instead of doing Restore like I usually do.
Also, I've been running malware and my virus programs every day, afraid something bad is going on. You mention Process Monitor, but if you click on the link it's Process Explorer that is discussed. Something seems to be using up a LOT of my bandwidth at times.
I gather there is aso a cprogram (/ Sorry about the typos why is it that your comments box makes it ijmpossible for me to correct things. I've got to identify what's doing this so as not to excede my monthly data limit.
Not all anti-malware programs can find all malware.
It sounds like you are already protected to some degree, which is great.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center: Download the "Show or hide updates" troubleshooter package now.
Anyway, when ever I start my computer up Origin says it's updating.
I let is finish every time but the next time I turn my computer back on, it starts running the same update again.
The accepted answer will only block one particular version and has to be re-executed every time a new driver version comes out on Windows Update, which is not very practical since we will find about it too late, when the device stops working.
Step 1 : Find device hardware ID In Device Manager, right-click on the device, choose Properties, then in the Details tab set Property to Hardware Ids and copy the displayed id.