Disable Update Device Driver Wizard (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP)
This tweak allows you to disable the ability to use Windows Update to locate updated drivers for hardware in Device Manager.
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Open your registry and find or create the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "NoDevMgrUpdate" and set it according to the value data below.
Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
Value Name: NoDevMgrUpdate
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = default, 1 = remove update)
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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last modified: November 14, 2002
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