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Disable Check for Internet Explorer Updates

This setting disables checking for new version updates.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000
Internet Explorer periodically checks for updates - normal frequency is once a month and it asks you to download it, if it is the new version.

This feature is not available in Windows 2000. This feature is also not available in Windows XP.

Disabling These Features
The Install On Demand (Other) or Install on Demand (Internet Explorer) and Automatically check for Internet Explorer updates options are turned on by default in all versions of Windows except Windows 2000 and Windows XP. These features are not available in Windows 2000 or Windows XP, but these options are present on the Advanced tab in the Internet Options dialog box in Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

For this, you have to make changes in the registry. Go to "Start->Run" and enter "regedit" and click "OK". Search the key listed below. Check the DWORD Value for value name "NoUpdateCheck". Enter the value "1" to enable the setting and "0" to disable it.

After restart or logoff, changes take effect.

Disable Check for Internet Explorer Updates.reg

The '.reg' file Disable Check for Internet Explorer Updates.

Enable Check for Internet Explorer Updates (default).reg

The '.reg' file Enable Check for Internet Explorer Updates by Default.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Check for ‘Internet Explorer Updates’ is disabled.

Check for ‘Internet Explorer Updates’ is enabled by default.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\],right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "NoUpdateCheck" in "Main" key.

Next, right-click on "NoUpdateCheck" and click on 'Modify'.

Finally, enter the value "0" (Base Hexadecimal) Without quotation in the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.

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