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Infact it crashes the computer. On all four machines that were purchased from the same hardware vendor (very different models), Windows Update broke. In my case there were 2 that I installed. 14. WAIT! http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-update.html

Back to top #14 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 15,026 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:04 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:01 PM Thanks for the update. Apr 13, 2013 #4 Gnome TS Rookie I seem to remember this same issue at one point. When you launch IE6 and go to Tools->Windows Update, it asks you if you want "Express" or "Custom" updates, and regardless of what you click, it will then show "Checking for Apr 13, 2013 #2 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,971 +356 Just checking but did you activate your installation of Windows XP yet?

Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working

Thank you. I've got an old Sony Vaio laptop with Vista Home Premium 32-bit operating system....On the Installed Updates page of the Control Panel, it states that service pack 3 was installed but Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21Internet Explorer 8 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/upgrade-your-browserUpdate for Windows XP (KB927891) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927891Windows Update Agent 3.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb932139.aspxSecurity Update for Windows XP (KB2510531) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10367Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Good news: Microsoft offers free technical support for Windows Update and that support provided a solution to my problem.

  1. Bad news: Service Pack 3 for Windows XP, or one of the subsequent patches, breaks Windows Update.
  2. then...
  3. After about 25mins and about 30% of 112MB downloaded, update stops and reports "some updates were not installed." All 23 updates failed.
  4. Make sure Automatic Updates is set to download new updates but ask you when to install them.

I had not been using it much through December and was lazy in updating it. That was an old update, so I doubt that I'll continue to have problems with updates sticking. everything was FUBAR as far as new updates.   I tried a lot of options... Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 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

go into windows "services" and make sure that the "automatic updates" service and the "background intelligent transfer service" are enabled.. Where Is Windows Update In Xp I've also run Windows Checkdisk for disk errors and bad sectors but it reported that there were no errors. Thanks again!   Tuesday, November 04, 2008 11:41 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have made some harmlees batch files, which can auto. fix Windows Update. http://www25.brinkster.com/mrfusker/pages/windowsxpsp3updatefix.htm Saturday, December 27, 2008 I tried MicrosoftFixit50202.msi and MicrosoftFixit.wu.run.exe from Microsoft support website to repair Windows Update.

Do you suggest that I try running Mr Fix it again? Windows Update Troubleshooter Open notepad 2. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=100334 After installing, reboot and see if you can access Windows Updates. . Related Resources solved Should I install windows 8.1 updates BEFORE replacing the HDD of a brand new laptop with an SSD?

Where Is Windows Update In Xp

Friday, March 02, 2012 9:49 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Why is this a Windows secret? 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", Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working I don't 'think' there are any more but BITS. Windows Update Xp Download In fact when I check windows update history nothing shows up, not sp3 I just downloaded.

My Internet connection is through a WiFi Hotspot with my smartphone and from time to time my ISP does throttle me if my Data usage is high. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-xp-not-working.html Click here to Register a free account now! In fact, now I'm actually worse off than when I posted this. I stopped the Update Process, then changed the name of that folder & restarted the process. Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

One thing though, there was/is no "Event Cache" folder in C:\Windows\Software Distribution". Nothing fancy at all. Edited by JohnC_21, 13 June 2015 - 07:01 PM. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-update-not-working.html http://www.geekallday.com/windows-xp-sp3-update-issues/ I'll also list the updates here that are required.

This also had the effect of erasing my update history so that I cannot view which updates are still required. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed To see, try running Windows Update manually from the website to insure it can install patches. The problem seems to be more prevalent on machines with limited amounts of RAM and/or slow CPUs and the only solution I know of at the moment is to simply wait

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After about 25mins and about 30% of 112MB downloaded, update stops and reports "some updates were not installed." All 23 updates failed. everything I could find, about registering the dlls, updating the registry, re-installing the Update Tool.  I kept getting the "Downloaded but failed to install" issues....0x80004002 was reported in the error log 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 Windows 7 Will Not Update and in the process, installed Service Pack 3.  After that...

I spent many many hours trying to sort out this problem and calling Microsoft all the names under the sun. Thursday, July 31, 2008 7:37 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote EUREKA!!!  HALLELUJAH!!!  HAPPY DANCES!!!   KUDOS to you Milindur!!!  I had tried so many options... I had Auto Update set to download, but not install. this content 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!!!

Edited by redwolfe_98, 12 June 2015 - 03:47 PM. asked 2 years ago viewed 4698 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 You’ll need to make sure you “uncheck” install updates as searching for updates is still non functional at this point in time. I had not considered disabling Norton tamper protection when performing System Restore, either.

Thanks Sir! Open Microsoft Security Essentials. It just registers the wups2.dll as described in the microsoft published fix for this problem     1. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP!

I think you need to install windowsupdateagent30-x86.exe before it'll start working. In my case, this debugging information proved critical. Hopefully this will help. Remove Power Shell if installed.

I'm going to have to keep on it to see how long the updates keep coming, but I WILL be back to report progress. Went back for more updates, there are about 12 of them. It said to go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU. I have avast av and zone fw installed.

BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter. They all downloaded without a hitch, but fail on installation.Even Automatic Updates tell me that new updates are ready to install. You may also... It seems I am stuck at the point in time after Jan 10 updates and before the Jan 12 updates.