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auggy Mod 2013-Sep-15 6:01 pm You're welcome, and good luck! · actions · 2013-Sep-15

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It didn't do it, but could you please explain the "Event Cache" statement? I've NEVER run into this problem before. Using the site is easy and fun. I wiped out my BITS Service completely. this contact form

Right now my system is installing updates & then it will power itself off. The next morning I looked & low & behold there were 150 updates downloaded & waiting for me to install. If you wait long enough, it will resolve itself. Where is it etc? Visit Website

Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

When I got there, the site gave me errors about not being able to find itself or some ridiculous MicroSoft thing. I try various things, but the result is the same. also, the "background intelligent transfer service" must be set to "manual", the default setting, so that it can run..i just mention it in case you have those "services" disabled, which can I can't help but think that since XP is at EOL in a few months, that MicroSoft has just put some kind of weirdness on their update tool so people HAVE

  1. Anyway, I THINK things are finally working the way they should I guess I'll see if any other updates keep showing up.
  2. I had Auto Update set to download, but not install.
  3. You can review each step below:Step 1: Enable Automatic Updates in the Control Panel if it is disabled (Any setting other then disabled is fine).
  4. Saga LoutDec 15, 2013, 3:52 PM Not the link I meant and I can't see one that would do that.
  5. the last time that i did this, which was a few days ago, the scanning-for-updates took 42 minutes before i finally was prompted to install any updates..after having installed the "activex-control",
  6. Glad that worked out for you and thanks to redwolfe_98 for the posting the Bits and autoupdate service fix.
  7. The last time it wiped out BITS.

Ryukai, Jul 13, 2007 #1 Sponsor The Hound Joined: May 27, 2007 Messages: 3,235 Go to Windows Update..., click the 'View your update history' link on the left. How to Remove MSBLAST.EXE worm How to Remove Content Advisor Password in Internet Explorer How to Remove Incredimail Automatically How to Fix Problem of Limited or No Connectivity After installing Windows Or will all of the things listed REALLY stop working? Windows 7 Will Not Update After Fresh Install I recently re-installed Windows XP (due to a hard-drve corruption), and everything is working fine now.

Once you have done this the updates should work as normal. I understand how to empty the "Software Distribution" folder. Matter of interest - which one is it? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1921384/brand-install-stall-windows-updates.html However, I have the little yellow shield in the corner telling me to install these windows updates (which I never had problems with before).

I'll be back... Windows Update Xp Download After the last quotation mark type the following /wuforce The line should look something like the following now: "C:\Documents and Settings\username\Desktop\WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe" /wuforce Click Ok and install the Update Agent Download and Back to top #15 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:35 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:45 PM Amen to that. Nothing fancy at all.

Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working

Back to top #13 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:35 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 06:56 PM Well, John and friends that fixed Windows The problem appears after a repair install of Windows XP has been performed. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement Ryukai Thread Starter Joined: Jul 13, 2007 Messages: 35 Hello. Windows Xp Updates Downloads That's it.

Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of SpeechTechnical Support, Tier 2| Sysnative Windows Update Senior Analyst | Malware Hunter | R&D at Certly | @AuraTheWhiteHat My timezone UTC-05:00 (East. weblink Then I manually downloaded & installed IE 8 & some patches for it & rebooted. bamim2Dec 17, 2013, 3:41 PM Thank you. Won't work if the system folder is C:\WINNT, which is what it will be for an upgrade of XP over Windows 2000. Update Windows Xp To Windows 7

I HOPE this is fixed. But this is a friends computer and I know he hasn't kept it updated. I REALLY need some help & will try anything realistic anyone suggests. navigate here Anyone know how to solve that?) Ryukai, Jul 13, 2007 #3 Ryukai Thread Starter Joined: Jul 13, 2007 Messages: 35 I just tried to install the updates through the microsoft

Anyone have any suggestions? Download Windows Xp Updates Manually I did the WinXPsp3 for Dell first but got nowhere. And--Welcome to TSG.

I will try that and let you know.Thanks · actions · 2013-Sep-15 5:58 pm · auggyModjoin:2001-12-24Brockville, ON

auggy Mod 2013-Sep-15 6:01 pm You're welcome, and good luck! · actions · 2013-Sep-15

Click here to join today! The one you need it the FixIt button you see when you expand the Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003 section by clicking on the + sign to the left of that I see for about 1/2 second a flash of the Active X control that needs to be installed...but it disappears almost immediately and is replaced with a 404 error. Kb2497281 Hawkeye22Dec 18, 2013, 3:20 PM A lot of people including myself have been having XP update problems.

Then I installed .NET 2.0 &,SP3 & rebooted. What is the thumbs.db file and can I remove it Password is Not Saved in Outlook Express or Outlook in Windows XP Allow Viewing of Attachments in Outlook Express 6 How I finally did a Ctrl+Alt+Del & chose Task Manager & with some fiddling brought things back to life. his comment is here I thought I would just go into Add/Remove programs & remove the update & then install it.

Then go back to Windows Update and try again. I was able to download & install updates manually too.