Get Windows Updates Without Registering

Windows Update is a feature of your Windows system which automatically keeps your computer up-to-date. However, to receive these updates, you have to register your personal information. In order to get the Windows Updates without registering, follow the instructions in this article.

  1. Backup your system and its important files.
  2. Click the Start button, select Run, and type regedit in the Open box.
  3. If you are running Windows 2000 or Windows XP, locate the registry key:
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]

    If you are running Windows 98 or Windows Me, locate the registry key:

  4. Find or create the string value RegDone, and set it to equal 1.
  5. System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion]

    Value Name: RegDone

    Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)

    Value Data: 1

  6. Log out of Windows for this process to take effect.

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