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this method uses a text file named with a .REG extension that you click on to add to your registry.
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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\WPA\PosReady] "Installed"=dword:00000001
Warning! Do not make any RegEdit changes to existing keys or settings! Use the right click New menu to add the PosReady key and Installed Dword hex value.
The Default REG_SZ value will already be created when adding the second value.
Within minutes of rebooting, my XP laptop was getting Updates:
The following is a list of updates available at Microsoft Update:
As you can see, I got an update to IE 8 which was also cut off. It even mentions PosReady!