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In fact, now I'm actually worse off than when I posted this. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). bamim2Dec 16, 2013, 6:31 PM Well, I've tried MANY times to get that "Fix it" to... Couldn't sign you in, please try again. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-after-update.html

Back to top #7 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:08 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 04:02 PM I now have SP3 but it still So, things got to the point where the Auto Update was updating 1 update at a time. 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. 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.

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I don't 'think' there are any more but BITS. Back to top #10 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 15,026 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:08 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 05:04 PM Right Click My Computer > Manage. I did some searches that told me to manually download & installed Service Pack 3 for XP. solved Cannot install Windows XP Updates Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search

  1. There were many.
  2. Selecting it starts giving you updates for MS products other than just Windows. –windohs Oct 9 '13 at 21:16 Check this out to see if it helps; XP Pro
  3. It routes me off to the Fix it 50777 guy again.
  4. In addition my computer boot-up and program opening have speed-ed up dramatically.
  5. THAT was no fun & it took a LONG time, but after I rebooted I noticed that BITS reset itself to start Manually, but it's started.
  6. Once you reboot and go to Windows Updates it will ask you to install the ActiveX control.
  7. A MVP at Microsoft Community says that SERVICE PACK 3 IS REQUIRED TO USE WINDOWS UPDATES.
  8. Unless there's some other way through the maze that leads me to something else more helpful.
  9. Blue Stop Screen 0x0000007B.

I see for about 1/2 second a flash of the Active X control that needs to be installed...but it disappears almost immediately and is replaced with a 404 error. How widespread is this problem? Being a member gives you detailed monitoring of your requests. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Apr 20, 2013 #5 Cobalt006 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,777 +241 Update the Explorer.

So yes, having an updated OS is a must. Then I installed Firefox because, well IE6 is useless. 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 I don't use Automatic Updates, but if you do, and find the yellow shield never goes away, you may be experiencing this problem.

Nice! Windows Xp Update Free Download Saga LoutDec 15, 2013, 7:39 AM Did you try the FixIt button in the KB I linked you to? I copied all of the files, with the exception of one that would not allow me to move it or delete it, and once I rebooted the PC, I went to Deleting or renaming the Download folder leaves the new updates nowhere to go to be saved so I wouldn't recommend it.

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Then, the next window will include a tick box to "Don't ask me again about this update" or words to that effect. Right now my system is installing updates & then it will power itself off. Where Is Windows Update In Xp Then click on "Send a problem report". Windows Xp Update Fix both of those "services" have to be enabled in order for windows automatic updates to work, and for being able to use the "microsoft update" website to install windows updates..

I've got almost 100 hours into this. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-xp-not-working.html Browse to the windows folder and delete or rename the software distribution folder 5. Shouldn't that have been sufficient? Pretty slow going. Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

THANK YOU for all your help. also, the "background intelligent transfer service" must be set to "manual", the default setting, so that it can run..i just mention it in case you have those "services" disabled, which can Helpful +0 Report Mike Dec 17, 2013 11:48AM To delete the folder "Software Distribution" do the following: 1. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-update/windows-update-update-not-working.html I created a blog post on my website with detailed instructions and links to the updates you'll need to download.

If you wait long enough, it will resolve itself. Download Windows Xp Updates Manually 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. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

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So I am going to leave at sp3 until I get sp3 pro installed. {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software & Apps Office Windows Additional software Windows apps Windows phone apps Games & Entertainment to all vets [OpenForum] by mark5019316. Windows Update Agent Xp TWC/Windows XP SP3 Oct 22, 2012 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment.

NOR do they automatically show up as they did the other day. One thing though, there was/is no "Event Cache" folder in C:\Windows\Software Distribution". Being a member gives you additional options. this content This time, I've only installed the NIC driver & then went to the ECS (motherboard) site & downloaded their newest XP drivers for the Chipset, VGA, Sound etc.

The link to this stand-alone version of the Windows Update agent may change over time. solved Window update won't get any updates after clean install solved Updates don't download for a new install of Windows 7 Prof solved which external optical drive shoul i use to 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 Hopefully this will help.

I've seen it take 30+ minutes, even after deleted the Software Distribution folder. · actions · 2013-Sep-16 7:05 pm · mcelottojoin:2002-11-19Windsor, ON

mcelotto Member 2013-Sep-23 3:01 pm Just wanted to pop If you have suggestion on what solved this, PLEASE post it. I think you need to install windowsupdateagent30-x86.exe before it'll start working. ran the CD that came with the Motherboard & installed all of the software for the chipset, VGA, etc.

This thread, XP SP3 Preventing any other Windows Update Installs, started almost 3 months ago. I can't believe that's what did it, but it sure looks that way. THANK YOU...