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?


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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