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This update will fix the Error you get when trying to run windows Updates. Then I installed Firefox because, well IE6 is useless. Browse other questions tagged windows windows-xp windows-update or ask your own question. See How To Clean Install Windows XP for help. Once Windows is reinstalled, visit Windows Update again but follow the advice in How To Prevent Windows Updates From Crashing Your PC to http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-xp-update-not-working-after-reinstall.html

The link to this stand-alone version of the Windows Update agent may change over time. Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 3 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 3 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft Shouldn't that have been sufficient? Back to top #13 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:05 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 06:56 PM Well, John and friends that fixed Windows

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I installed XP. It'll take you about 10 minutes and you should have Windows Updates working again.http://www.geekallday.com/windows-xp-sp3-update-issues/ I'll also list the updates here that are required.•Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21•Internet Explorer 8http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/upgrade-your-browser•Update for Windows XP I suggest you reboot your PC after the installation of Internet Explorer 8. I'll give it a bit longer to conclude that it is though.

  1. bamim2Dec 16, 2013, 9:44 PM That's a great question.
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  4. 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
  5. Ju7st restart and hold down the F8 key.
  6. It told me I didn't need it because I already have it.
  7. Installed some other thing that looked VERY flaky in the Services menu, then it corrupted my registry!

My problem was particularly annoying because there was no error code, thus nothing to search the net for. Coast). Get the answer Saga LoutDec 9, 2013, 8:37 PM Event Cache is also a sub-folder in Windows\Software Distribution. Where Is Windows Update In Xp Helpful +1 Report blackmax Sep 7, 2013 02:00AM I was pulling my hair up after formatting my hard drive--and installing windows xp...then windows update wouldn't work.

What do I do with that? Windows Update Troubleshooter cheers, feandur Feandur, Jun 8, 2014 #8 Peter2150 Global Moderator Joined: Sep 20, 2003 Posts: 16,972 Also because they might have perfectly good hardware that simply won't run either Win Helpful +4 Report gotaa Nov 19, 2013 05:50PM windows is worthless! Thanks Arun!

This was a great fix. Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Windows Update Agent 3.0: Install Windows Update Agent 3.0. 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. I'm sure that others around here have reasonable reasons to keep XP too.

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Funny who the vendor from whom I buy my PC's (a gaming vendor) still sells Win 7 along with Win 8 and if asked recommends Win 7. Install in that order. Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 Whatever problem the update(s) caused could clear itself up with a simple power off and power on.Chances are you've already done this several times but if not, give it a try.Tip: Windows Update Agent Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Aura Aura Bleepin' Special Ops Malware Response Team 16,140 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Quebec, Canada Local

share|improve this answer answered Dec 22 '13 at 19:39 Rob Pridham 11818 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-update.html bamim2Dec 17, 2013, 7:49 PM That's what I ended up doing. So might even run into that too. (where Windows Update just hangs and then fails). Being a member gives you additional options. Windows 7 Will Not Update

That's it. To see, try running Windows Update manually from the website to insure it can install patches. What is it that causes this problem and how do I fix it? http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-xp-reinstall-windows-update-not-working.html After installation of all updates you should now have a working Windows Update session.

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I would leave Automatic Updates off until the end of this fix; once you have Windows Updates working again I’ve had no issues turning it back on.

I'll report back with the results. Don't scroll down past this section because you're beyond sure that these Microsoft updates crashed or broke your computer somehow. bamim2Dec 10, 2013, 6:51 AM Thank you VERY much for taking the time to help me. Windows 7 Updates Not Downloading I am sure you know what they are too.for what its worth this worked for me.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Back to top #4 Ratedgore Ratedgore Members 33 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New-Brunswick, Canada Local time:01:05 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 12:22 PM Does it have service pack 3 installed Here's how Article What is a Restore Point? http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-update-not-working.html This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem.

The rest are getting DBANned from existence and sent to eCycle. Unless there's some other way through the maze that leads me to something else more helpful.