I installed Safari onto my computer (by God it's slow on Windows!) and noticed after a while that a software update window kept popping up once in a while.
Another annoying thing is that it suggests updates for software that isn't even installed on my computer!
Curious and annoyed, I wanted to figure out how it was running (and disable it). But alas, I could not find it in the conventional places like startup, registry or services.
A quick search online reminded me of another place I forgot to look, the Task Scheduler.
Go to the Task Scheduler by:
- System Tools
- Task Scheduler (You need to run as administrator on Vista and 7)
- Expand to find the group called "Apple" (only for Vista/7)
- Select "AppleSoftwareUpdate" and disable or delete
Thou shall not annoy.
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