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to all vets [OpenForum] by mark5019316. however, personally, i reboot my computer after having installed the two updates that one is initially prompted to install..and then i have to go through the process of scanning for updates, I have a very complex installation and building a new one would take me weeks, maybe a couple of months. With a combination of the instructions above, I was able to get my XP machine updating again. http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-xp-reinstall.php

Your amazing and brilliant solution had me fixed in less than 5 minutes. Veeshush, Jun 8, 2014 #14 RockLobster Registered Member Joined: Nov 8, 2007 Posts: 318 Veeshush said: ↑ Glad ya got it going! Report bunker51 1Posts Wednesday November 27, 2013Registration date November 27, 2013 Last seen - Nov 27, 2013 02:25AM tried that could not rename file. The solution for me turned out to be rebooting into safe mode which then allowed me to rename the folder.

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Aside from that I would also have to try and find compatable drivers, I can just imagine what that would be like. After all who really cares about touch screens and fancy desktop features, most of us just want to run the applications we use.Click to expand... Glad that worked out for you and thanks to redwolfe_98 for the posting the Bits and autoupdate service fix. It is odd (and a bit sad) XP seems to give so much hassle with updates, yet just a few years ago I was able to do a fresh install of

  • trott3r, Jun 8, 2014 #11 RockLobster Registered Member Joined: Nov 8, 2007 Posts: 318 I think with todays multicore CPUs and large RAM banks it is easy to forget how slow
  • Hidden or not, if the hard drive fails, you lose the backup too.
  • While consumers are conditioned to call their hardware manufacturer for technical support, Microsoft offers free support for Service Pack 3 for Windows XP, IE7 and Windows Update.
  • No more Microsoft Security Bulletins after January 2017 [Security] by chachazz874.
  • Old legacy systems can be fun to mess with and learn off, but they're a lot more temperamental.
  • The same trick did nothing on the other two machines. A number of search engine provided fixes did not work for me.

But this is a friends computer and I know he hasn't kept it updated. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. There is a big x over the automatic updates shield. Windows Update Troubleshooter only install the activex-control that you are initially prompted to install, then close "internet explorer"..step 3: after closing "internet explorer", on your computer, go to "system", in "control panel", and turn

Peter2150, Jun 8, 2014 #9 RockLobster Registered Member Joined: Nov 8, 2007 Posts: 318 UPDATE TO FIRST POST I did as Veeshush described and installed Firefox, this enabled me to access Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working the "windows update"/"microsoft update" webpages are not accessible unless windows "automatic updates" is turned on, at least with a fresh install of win xp, where no "windows update"/"microsoft update" activex-controls have Photo by Microsoft To request assistance with Windows Update, start at the Windows Update website (Tools -> Windows Update in IE6 and IE7) and click on the "Get help and support" Could not rename the folder but just went to CP and disabled automatic updates then re-enabled them.

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). Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Start the two services That's the good news.The bad news is that this only works for one go-round with Windows Update. I guess I must be a 10% kinda guy. · actions · 2013-Sep-16 7:00 pm · craig70130Premium Memberjoin:2004-04-27New Orleans, LA

craig70130 Premium Member 2013-Sep-16 7:05 pm I'd give it some time. thank you..

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It is my g/f's laptop, somehow trojan malware got on it. the windows update/microsoft update webpages will not allow access unless windows "automatic updates" is turned on..step 2: at the "microsoft update" webpage (not the "windows update" webpage), when you initially click Where Is Windows Update In Xp Report nonameatall 1Posts Monday October 21, 2013Registration date October 21, 2013 Last seen - Oct 21, 2013 04:44PM That was the move. Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box.

The problem is my registry doesn't have a (WindowsUpdate\AU) How can I fix that. http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-update-not-working.php Management, Services and Applications then Services .and there is no Bit service. ForumsJoin Search similar:[IE] Security update for Internet Explorer: May 1, 2014[XPHome] Stop 0x0000007B During XP SetupSUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.1022 Released[XPPro] MS Quietly Fixes XP Resource Hog (SVCHOST)[IE] IE 8 YouTube issues Forums → And can't tweak much more than their screensavers (most of which they've downloaded from malware sites). Windows Update Xp Download

When I go to Windows Update, I don't get prompted to install an Active X component for Windows Update (I think there is one), and my system keeps stuck on the Never re-enable Automatic Updates.Step 6: Install Internet Explorer 8 and (important!) during installation choose the option to also install updates. (The updates will fail to install if you don't have the Back to top #15 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:29 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:45 PM Amen to that. his comment is here I'll live without SP3. · actions · 2013-Sep-15 8:01 pm · Max_Warjoin:2002-11-30Scarborough, ON

Max_War to mcelotto Member 2013-Sep-16 2:30 pm to mcelottoPerhaps this WSUS offline update program might help:»download.wsusoffline.net/ · actions

Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Windows Update Agent However, a copy of Windows XP purchased at retail in a shrink-wrapped box had no problems with Windows Update. 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.

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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... Good news: Microsoft offers free technical support for Windows Update and that support provided a solution to my problem. Report NickyCee 2Posts Friday October 25, 2013Registration date October 25, 2013 Last seen - Oct 25, 2013 07:05PM Also, you may want to add that you must boot into XP safe Windows 7 Will Not Update I personally keep using XP because I use my computer for professional reasons, not for gaming or downloading of warez.

This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem. By the way my computer has XP and that Reg.Key is on mine. 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 http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-update.php in my experience, sometimes it does cause "svchost" to hang and sometimes it doesn't..

Heavy on facts, light on opinions. It is odd (and a bit sad) XP seems to give so much hassle with updates, yet just a few years ago I was able to do a fresh install of 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 Bad news: Service Pack 3 for Windows XP, or one of the subsequent patches, breaks Windows Update.

That said, I wouldn't recommend my approach to someone else. See a summary of all my Defensive Computing postings. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Windows 8.1 requires a CPU 5x faster than XP does, 15x more RAM and 10x more hardrive space so it would not really make sense to try and run Win 8.1

I tried every other possible solution offered and none worked. Helpful +3 Report anonymous Dec 4, 2013 10:57AM You need to stop the automatic updates service. This is what happens after reinstalling Windows XP version 5.1.2600 Serice Pack 2 build 2600 from the Original CD. 1) Windows Update no longer works. [Error number: 0x80244019] 2) Microsoft Update Linux doesn't run on it either.

I spent 1.5 hours with Microsoft and another 2 hours on the web trying to fix this XP update problem. Fantastic! · actions · 2013-Sep-16 6:50 pm · BK3join:2001-04-10Geneva, IL·Xfinity

BK3 to craig70130 Member 2013-Sep-16 7:00 pm to craig70130said by craig70130:What Norwegian said...Stop the Windows Update service.Delete the contents of the Nothing was working.