I tried running even the lightest Linux distro on a 13 year old computer with no or little luck. I'd keep my fingers crossed, but it's REALLY hard to type like that....:D Saga LoutDec 10, 2013, 7:12 AM bamim2Dec 10, 2013, 7:41 AM I followed your instructions, but I'm still p.s. This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem. Check This Out
Never been interested in doing that. Worked fine. It started with 2 updates, then I rebooted, then 2 more & rebooted, then .NET 3.5 & I rebooted, but THEN this time it came back with more than 10 updates!! See my How To Fix a Computer That Won't Turn On (items 2, 3, 4, or 5) for help working through your problem.Tip: If you'd like to settle this question for
Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... for helping. I'm refurbishing our old junk for use by employees. This was a great fix.
It should be fixed sometime in January.http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/12/exponential-algorithm-making-windows-xp-miserable-could-be-fixed/ pjmelectDec 27, 2013, 6:32 PM As Hawkeye22 said the problem with the update not working on a clean install of Windows XP SP3 is Woo hoo! Your amazing and brilliant solution had me fixed in less than 5 minutes. Where Is Windows Update In Xp I beweve they ah, Bwian.
go into windows "services" and make sure that the "automatic updates" service and the "background intelligent transfer service" are enabled.. Windows Update Troubleshooter MrFrideyJan 2, 2014, 8:09 PM Hi All, It took me a while to cut this one down. Tarnak, Jun 8, 2014 #5 RockLobster Registered Member Joined: Nov 8, 2007 Posts: 318 DoctorPC said: ↑ Why would anyone install an insecure, unsupported, legacy, antiquated operating system when something as Register now Not a member yet?
Some XenForo functionality crafted by ThemeHouse. Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP (KB2898785) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id... I've searched & tried 20 different fixes & nothing has helped. The update will install successfully but you may notice that Windows Update will continue to loop while searching for updates.
Restart your computer. I then tried your magical solution and now Windows update is automatic and, so far, none of the other problems have returned. Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 Back to top #5 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:05 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 03:23 PM I am in the process of installing Windows Update Agent vojta, Jun 8, 2014 #7 Feandur Registered Member Joined: Jun 15, 2005 Posts: 401 Location: Australia +1 agree 110% transitioning to Win 7, but in my own good time, for much
I've seen it posted as advice many times but I never tried it myself. http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-update-not-working.php bamim2Dec 15, 2013, 4:16 PM Duh, Sorry. Because someone might have an older laptop they keep around because it still works fine and they have the original XP CD and the XP drivers CD that came with it Also, download the latest service pack directly if you have not done so manually Service Pack 3 Download share|improve this answer edited Oct 9 '13 at 15:35 answered Aug 18 '12 Windows 7 Will Not Update
NOR do they automatically show up as they did the other day. Shouldn't that have been sufficient? Fixing Windows Update on XP SP3 0 Share: Security by Michael Horowitz July 27, 2008 9:05 PM PDT Up Next Does the internet have a fake-news problem? http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-xp-reinstall-windows-update-not-working.php I've tried & tried a bunch of things to get passed this, but no matter what, I get the same error message & cannot install updates.
Its called Windows Update Downloader and sucks them down from MS technet? Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed You could also Clean Install Windows 10 if Reset This PC doesn't work. Windows 8:Use Refresh Your PC to reinstall Windows 8, retaining personal files and Windows Store apps only.Use Reset Your I was hoping to forget it, not be reminded 2 hours later.
Part of the issue was that I found out that I had a virus so I was able to run full scan and got rid of the virus atleast I hope RockLobster, Jun 8, 2014 #6 vojta Registered Member Joined: Feb 26, 2010 Posts: 830 DoctorPC said: ↑ Why would anyone install an insecure, unsupported, legacy, antiquated operating system when something as It told me I didn't need it because I already have it. Windows 7 Updates Not Downloading I've NEVER run into this problem before.
Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us. As most people lack the knowledge to do much more than check their email and Facebook walls. Since then, each IE rollup seems to leave the WAU system unstable and causes SVCHOST to do its 99% room heating services... http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-update.php That got to be such a mess that I wiped the HDD & reinstalled XP.
The last time it wiped out BITS. Install in that order. I took the time to write a blog post on my website with detailed instructions so I hope it's okay to post a link here, and I'll post some more details asked 4 years ago viewed 15170 times active 2 years ago Blog How We Make Money at Stack Overflow: 2016 Edition Stack Overflow Podcast #94 - We Don't Care If Bret
That's it. Some popular companies that do this include Google (Chrome, etc.) Adobe (Reader, AIR, etc.), Oracle (JAVA), Mozilla (Firefox), Apple (iTunes, etc.), among others. Is your problem outside the scope of an Here are the steps on what order and how to install these updates.