How can I disable the Agent updates from HP running?

HP pavilion D4100Y

Windows XP SP2 or 3 (not sure)

No error message

No recent changes

Problem: The program "HP updates Agent" run frequently and on no particular schedule, certainly not the one I chose.  He takes over my computer for hours and using most of the CPU, fluctuating between 13% and 87% to 1 etc.3% at 6%, etc.. The computer crashes and I can not use it for something else. On the HP updates screen, I put updates on 'NEVER', but that did not work.  The programs always run. In the Windows Task Manager window, the program is called "Agent updates from HP".

I find nothing on this problem in the base of support.

How can I disable the Agent updates from HP running?

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Select your Start button, in the search box type 'msconfig' then msconfig.exe under programs.

Look under the tabs "Services" and "Boot". Uncheck update HP agent, select 'Apply' and close.

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