Please follow the below steps to disable Automatic Updates:
- Click on “Start”
- Click on “Control Panel”
- Double-click on “System” in Control Panel.
- In the “System Properties” dialog box, click on the “Automatic Updates” tab
- Click on the box corresponding to “Turn off automatic updating. I want to update my computer manually” to uncheck the option.
- Click on OK.
After clicking OK, if the computer prompts for restarting the computer, please restart the computer.
For more information about this, please visit the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article about Automatic Updates:
Article: How to configure and use Automatic Updates in Windows XP
If the issue persists, I suggest that you contact Windows Update Team by placing a request through e-mail by visiting the following link: