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That's it. I'm not 100% sure LOL, but it's updating and back online.Thanks again everyone! · actions · 2013-Sep-23 3:01 pm · BoricuaPremium Memberjoin:2002-01-26Sacramuerto

Boricua to mcelotto Premium Member 2013-Sep-24 11:29 am to Manually downloading IE 8 (the latest version available for XP) and then trying to run Windows Update again. My computer wouldn't let me rename the C:\Windows\Software Distribution folder (due to the ReportingEvents.log file being in use) and so I created a new folder (named "Software Distribution NEW") and cut weblink

either way, i don't want windows "automatic updates" to be running..step 4: after having installed the activex-control that you were initially prompted to install, at the "microsoft update" webpage, you will Now back in the command prompt type "net start wuauserv" Open windows update and check for updates. bamim2Dec 15, 2013, 4:16 PM Duh, Sorry. cord cutting is not just for cable TV, but for power tools [HomeImprovement] by aurgathor334.

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bamim2Dec 10, 2013, 6:51 AM Thank you VERY much for taking the time to help me. I'm at a loss as to how to proceed at this point. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

Then click on "Send a problem report". The solution for me turned out to be rebooting into safe mode which then allowed me to rename the folder. I tried going in under control panel and turn the updates on but it will not allow me to do so. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed This was a great fix.

Register now! Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working to all vets [OpenForum] by mark5019316. I went ahead and did Custom and let it run. Installing Windows XP.

Having said that, firefox is safer than IE in the main, and an AV and firewall are as much as you should ever need, provided they are kept up-to-date. Windows Update Xp Sp3 I recommend installing the updates in order; some updates are required to be installed before you can move on to the next update. Then I disabled the Auto update service and the BITS service. Report WinXPUser 1Posts Wednesday December 12, 2012Registration date December 12, 2012 Last seen - Dec 12, 2012 11:45PM Arun, you saved my life.

  • It kickstarts a small download which can try to sort out the problem internally and coming from Microsoft themselves, it should be safe to run.
  • Ty.
  • 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"
  • Most fresh installs of Windows XP SP3 come with Internet Explorer 6 by default.

Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working

I spent many many hours trying to sort out this problem and calling Microsoft all the names under the sun. If not, do so and then see if Windows Update will work.Click to expand... Where Is Windows Update In Xp How do you deal with a picky eater on a backpacking trip? Windows Update Xp Download The problem is my registry doesn't have a (WindowsUpdate\AU) How can I fix that.

In addition to that, I've installed XP no less than 50 times over the last 10-12 years or how ever long it has been out. have a peek at these guys Report Melindark- Nov 14, 2013 09:12AM Steps I had to take: Install IE8 Turn off Automatic Updates Restart to Safe Mode (F8) Rename Software Distribution to Software Distribution 2 Restart normally. Thanks, . BITS was there, then I ran the tool several times, it found some problems & said it fixed a few of them, then I rebooted & looked at the processes & Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

Installed some other thing that looked VERY flaky in the Services menu, then it corrupted my registry! Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 The First update you’ll install is Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. I did the WinXPsp3 for Dell first but got nowhere. check over here Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

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 Windows Xp Update Free Download The "Approved Devices List" page has now been totally remodeled [ComcastXFINITY] by telcodad354. NO BITS.

Then I installed MS Security Essentials & I've just installed IE8 & am going to reboot as soon as I get done writing this post.

Installation completed without error, but no change in behavior. By the way my computer has XP and that Reg.Key is on mine. This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem. Download Windows Xp Updates Manually It's an AMD CPU, ECS Motherboard, 4GB RAM, 1GB Hitachi HD, a 400Watt PSU & a 1Gb/s NIC.

Thanks Arun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I had even checked the system event logs and come up empty. Apr 13, 2013 #4 Gnome TS Rookie I seem to remember this same issue at one point. this content Back to top #13 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:12:09 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 06:56 PM Well, John and friends that fixed Windows

It's a completely fresh image, not a single thing was done to it besides filling out information like username, timezone, etc. 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. Then you can change the folder name without needing to boot into "safe mode" Report Steve- Dec 14, 2013 11:10AM Hopefully this help somebody the same way as helped me. Wait a while (5~ minutes) after implementing this change because Windows will be silently updating the Windows Update components built in to Windows.

Turning of Automatic Updates completely, restarting the machine, and then trying to visit the Windows Update page in Internet Explorer again. Also Adobe and Java software is notorious for bugs. In addition my computer boot-up and program opening have speed-ed up dramatically.