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I was using Seagate Disk Wizard to restore an older image (about 1year ago) and it was out of date. I think when it has finished updating I will make a drive image so I can easily restore it if I ever need to.Click to expand... Edited by WilliamP, 12 June 2015 - 04:13 PM. Only XP is installed on these machines, nothing else, with the exception of Microsoft Security Essentials and its fully patched.  The COA is still attached to each machine.  EDIT:  I should Check This Out

I just spent the last hour in a chat session with somebody from Microsoft trying to convince me to pay them $100 to fix a problem with their stuff. It would be like buying a new car and discovering it requires a motor ten times bigger just to make the same performance as the old one. You're either stuck using whatever OS/software was out then (which is obviously horribly outdated) or hope that modern software was built with your old rig in mind. This one was a bit of a pain to cut down but I was able to find what I think is the minimum amount of updates needed to be installed in

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Related Resources solved Should I install windows 8.1 updates BEFORE replacing the HDD of a brand new laptop with an SSD? It just gets stuck in the update check loop. · actions · 2013-Sep-15 11:33 am · auggyModjoin:2001-12-24Brockville, ON auggy Mod 2013-Sep-15 1:56 pm You may not get an error at the Never been interested in doing that. This fix is what worked for me.

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  • Saga LoutDec 10, 2013, 2:50 AM Try the FixIt in this KB:- http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956702 bamim2Dec 14, 2013, 4:12 PM After several days of trying, removing the OS & reinstalling & some dancing
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  • the other is the "package installer for windows", which is used by "windows update"/"microsoft update" for installing updates..after installing the two updates that you are initially prompted to install, you then

Just figured it out. THANK YOU!! Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:04 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi All, It took me a while to cut this one down. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed I suggest you reboot your PC after the installation of Internet Explorer 8.

Edited by redwolfe_98, 12 June 2015 - 03:47 PM. This is a fresh installation of Windows XP SP3 from our Volume License Installation. -I've installed .NET Framework 4.0. -Installed Internet Explorer 7.0 -Install all device drivers. -Installed all automatic updates Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of SpeechTechnical Support, Tier 2| Sysnative Windows Update Senior Analyst | Malware Hunter | R&D at CertlyMy timezone UTC-05:00 (East. Similar Threads Support Ending for Windows Essentials 2012 Krusty13, Oct 7, 2016 Replies: 0 Views: 165 Krusty13 Oct 7, 2016 Microsoft Will End Sales of New Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs

It is calledbackground intelligent transfer service.See post #6 by redwolfe_98. Windows Update Troubleshooter Not the things suggested in the redirect; not installing .net 4; not installing the suggested Update Agent and registering the .dll; not installing IE 8. IE updates keep resurrecting the SVHOST 100% CPU Useage issue which means it takes forever on single CPU systems to get updates unless you install the last monthly IE Rollup update. I set BITS to start Automatically to see if that would help, but it didn't.I went to the Microsoft Update Catalog site & did a search for "Windows XP Critical Updates",

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Whatever they've done, they've jimmy'd it up pretty good. Then I installed .NET 2.0 &,SP3 & rebooted. Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Should I be concerned about "security"? Windows Update Xp Download It made such a mess of things, I had to restore my system to before that thing ran.

Security Update for Windows XP (KB2510531) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id... his comment is here Are there any other critical Services showing up as Disabled or only Manual? Only works on XP. (Didn't realize the question asked was about XP love/hate anyways! Get the answer Saga LoutDec 9, 2013, 3:37 PM Event Cache is also a sub-folder in Windows\Software Distribution. Windows Update Not Working Windows 7

Since then, each IE rollup seems to leave the WAU system unstable and causes SVCHOST to do its 99% room heating services... Then I manually downloaded & installed IE 8 & some patches for it & rebooted. you might download the network install of SP3 and keep it on a disc.  0 Anaheim OP Jonathan5443 Dec 16, 2013 at 10:03 UTC As said, on a this contact form Saga LoutDec 15, 2013, 2:39 AM Did you try the FixIt button in the KB I linked you to?

Well apparently I need this now as I did the same thing. Windows Update Agent to all vets [OpenForum] by mark5019316. Old legacy systems can be fun to mess with and learn off, but they're a lot more temperamental.

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bamim2Dec 17, 2013, 1:35 PM I have one last (hopefully) crazy problem. Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us. I then clicked on the "Windows Updates" link & went to go install updates as I have EVERY time. Windows 7 Will Not Update And THIS is why I come to DSLReports..

Do you suggest that I try running Mr Fix it again? However, this standalone computer, has gone through 2 motherboard changes, new harddrive for the OS, and is still operating with the original install of the OS. I check the properties of the PC and it reflects windows XP with SP3. http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-install.php Hopefully it'll be like what redwolfe_98 said about running for about 40 minutes. · actions · 2013-Sep-24 10:23 pm · elwoodbluesElwood BluesPremium Memberjoin:2006-08-30Somewhere in

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It will make things sooooo much smoother and I don't have to worry about this issue anymore.  0 Datil OP The Data Master Dec 19, 2013 at 2:35 I am now able to use Windows Update to get the rest of the available updates (134 of them). Join the community Back I agree Powerful tools you need, all for free. I remember when I worked at a computer repair shop 6 or so years ago I encountered it on a lot of computers running Windows XP.

The final batch of updates will have only it and Bing desktop, Bing bar, etc misc that you don't want. Thursday, August 04, 2011 7:48 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Try resetting Windows Update components: follow the instructions in the Microsoft Knowledge Base article published at the I tried installing ie8. This applies exactly the same to a fresh install of Server 2003/2003 R2 on our Dell servers.

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", Style Flat_Awesome Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Back to top #15 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:06 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:45 PM Amen to that. share|improve this answer answered Aug 18 '12 at 18:56 ahmed 1,58941318 I installed IE8 and that doesn't help any.

I REALLY need some help & will try anything realistic anyone suggests. No help. I was told that I can get it to pick up the old updates.