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Back to top #6 Dexterous Dexterous Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Posted 25 January 2016 - 07:44 PM A simple restart fixed the issue with Installed Updates not showing we learned that the definition of insanity was to repeat the same action over and over and expecting different results.  Microsoft has made this a way of life!!!   Thank you If I right click on "my computer" on desktop it says I have sp3 now. But Norton Autofix was successful in correcting it. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-xp-update-not-working-after-install.html

Went back for more updates, there are about 12 of them. System Restore was successful this time after disabling Norton Tamper protection. I tried uninstalling, rebooting & reinstalling the update, but it still showed up, so I did a search for the problem & ran this Fix it "MicrosoftFixit.wu.LB.147310733779644115.1.1.Run.exe" DO NOT RUN THIS!!! I'll try to spend a bit of time on this site looking for problems I can help others with & not just come here when I need help myself.

Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working

At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll Note For a computer that is running Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, type the following command, and Matter of interest - which one is it? Why should they dissappear now?

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  3. Rebooted and went back into windows update, the same updates that I just installed manually are still listed and yes, they still failed to install using windows update.   Uninstalled SP3,
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FALC0NDec 16, 2013, 10:22 PM Have you turned on auto updates to see if the system will update itself? Blessings... Is that correct? · actions · 2013-Oct-17 5:48 am · mcelottojoin:2002-11-19Windsor, ON

mcelotto Member 2013-Oct-17 6:27 am The installation I have for XP has SP3 slip streamed into it. · actions Windows Update Troubleshooter When the original XP CD media is used, the original registry entries pointing to wups2.dll are removed (or made invalid) by the CD repair install.

Norton doesn't really like System Restore, I guess. Where Is Windows Update In Xp I'll be back... so I've included the whole prosess and as many details and error messages as I could.  Ultimately hoping to save some other people the time and frustration of so many problems Step 1: Reset your InternetExplorer settings Exit all open programs, including InternetExplorer.

http://www.geekallday.com/windows-xp-sp3-update-issues/ I'll also list the updates here that are required. Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Several functions may not work. Nothing fancy at all. For each entry, a status window will pop up, reporting that the DLL was registered.

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When you connect to the Net, do you use a Proxy or go direct? bamim2Dec 16, 2013, 6:31 PM Well, I've tried MANY times to get that "Fix it" to... Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working 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 Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 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 greatly appreciate your help.I'll follow your instructions & come back & post how it turned out. have a peek at these guys Click OK on each verification message that you receive. 3. 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 Sunday, May 11, 2008 10:17 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote   Monday, May 12, 2008 5:15 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote  Yes this Windows Update Xp Download

At LEAST it starts out by creating a Restore Point!! Manually downloading IE 8 (the latest version available for XP) and then trying to run Windows Update again. It restores the older Windows registry (causing loss of wup2.dll registry registration). http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-install.html Reboot again and run Windows Update with the Express option.

Why do Internet forums tend to prohibit responding to inactive threads? Windows Update Agent Click Start, and in the Start Search box, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press Enter. There's no way for me to know how widespread this problem is.

On Jan 10, I downloaded and installed several updates and then some more on Jan 12.

If that’s the case you can proceed with the next set of updates. the purpose for rebooting the computer is to shut down whatever windows "automatic updates" might be doing, like causing "svchost" to hang.. To check the status of your Automatic Updates go to your Control Panel, Switch to Classic View, double click on Automatic Updates and make sure it’s checked to off. Windows 7 Will Not Update I've been looking at the Services for a while & I've got them sorted by "Startup..." & there are none that are Disabled, but the list of Manual, is pretty long.

Right now my system is installing updates & then it will power itself off. I selected the updates I deemed most important, Security updates for Windows and. But, anyway, it took a long time but it worked. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-repair-install.html I spent many many hours trying to sort out this problem and calling Microsoft all the names under the sun.

BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 The First update you’ll install is Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. This was in case there was a conflict between manually visiting the Windows Update site, and an automatic download/installation of a Windows Update. The screen saver was running (after I wiggled the mouse to turn the monitor back on), but I couldn't get the system to come alive.

I've run full system scans with Norton Internet Security, Mbam and Superantispyware. A quick update: 2 nights ago, on Jan19, Windows Update popped up on the task bar showing new updates available. Microsoft released a series of updates starting with KB3050265 (Windows Update Client for Windows 7) to fix this problem in Win 7, but they don't appear to be in any rush Net framework.

If the error message that you received contains the code 0x80072f8f, the problem is most likely caused by an incorrect date or time setting on your PC. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! A brief search turned up forum postings at Microsoft.com from others with this problem. It just registers the wups2.dll as described in the microsoft published fix for this problem     1.

I told him to just uninstall SP3. The best way to do this is with Internet Explorer on the computer with the problem. Proposed as answer by wittiow Sunday, October 31, 2010 3:14 PM Saturday, May 17, 2008 3:18 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Just wanted to say thanks for See a summary of all my Defensive Computing postings.

Run Custom install to add any additional updates that you want. 17. Not Windows Vista Service Pack 3. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣 I REALLY have to have XP installed because it's the latest version of Windows the will load the installation program I have for my MIDI interfaces for my recording studio.

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:35 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank for a great solution, now automatic updates are working fine Thursday, May 19, 2011 4:06 PM Internet Explorer 8 Security Updates If you’re still having issues with Windows Updates looping while checking for updates you should continue with the installation of the remaining 4 Internet Explorer 8 If I knew what fixed my problem, I'd mark something as a solution, but I think it was just the XP Ghost picking on me. What do I do with that?