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Anyone have any ideas or can offer a little help? Neither of them seems to be able to deal with the hotfixes accumulated since then. Your help would be greatly appreciated. Used Clean install on only one Computer an Acer Desktop. this contact form

I will post back to report the results when it gets here. However, when I attempted to install it stated update not for my system. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Maybe a server issue. (WU is set to "Notify me but don't automatically download or install them") Selective boot on the same hardware: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, never reinstalled, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/611898/windows-vista-update-hangs-at-checking-for-updates/

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And to offer proof, I am currently on a Vista machine that is working perfect on a Lenovo ThinkPad. IF NECESSARY, I'LL TURN OFF WU COMPLETELY. Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). Windows Vista just won't install updates by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / May 13, 2011 6:14 AM PDT Question:Help!

  1. Sorry, but unless you have endless patience and ultimate know-how you just need to cut your losses.
  2. Take a close look at what you are updating and what failed and you may see a connection.
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  7. I would be interested in having the steps you were given for re-loading your VISTA, @Basuto9.
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KenB Back to top #10 cafejose cafejose Members 667 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:10 AM Posted 11 May 2016 - 12:43 AM Some of us have been through the experience of Typically I haveabout 19-20 updates that will not install. I didn't install any new updates in last days except Windows Defender definitions. 45 minutes and still checking for updates. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Advertisement ^ Fix WU Utility has been developed by Ramesh Kumar, for Windows Club.

Has Microsoft published explanation of problem and addressed permanent fix? The advice from the B.C. The solution i found is very simple to fix.Open your Control Panel and Open the User Account Settings, Select that you want to Change user account settings. directory and "Updates installed" says "never".

Regardless, my humble gratitude for your assistance! Are Windows Vista Updates Still Available Being a retired EE digital signal processor, I know the complexities of code contributed by hundreds if not thousands of SW engineers to build and maintain an OS. My built in updater seemed incapable of knowing I needed a newer version of .NET!! Happily, there's a quick fix.I've never owned a Vista computer, so I may be off in my directions, but here's my best shot: If you have "Run..." on your Start Menu,

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Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA). https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949104 Then, between downloading and opening your information turn your machine off completely and turn it back on again. Windows Vista Updates Not Working something like 15 minutes ... Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading None of them is fully solved as of yet.These are all 64bit PCs with at least 6Gbs of RAM, and a dual quad core processor.

Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List weblink Running defrag is advised considering that your computer is not new but used. When I try to install, the updates fail. I would also like to do a full reformat of C: just to ward off the demons. --Dell Studio XPS1640,64bitVista Ultimate,SP2,4G RAM, P8600,2.4Ghz/2.4Ghz--I also have an HP Pavillion a6342p 32bit VistaHomePremium, Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I am very frustrated and concernedabout security! Windows 7 UltimateSP1 64bit, installed March 2016. navigate here The screen is barely visible (same oil) but the OS is still stable after three or more years Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Must use Vista on

So I had to use my restore point to solve this problem. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Needless to say, Dell has lost THIS family business as customers. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (3) Collapse - About Windows Vista- by andreaborman / May 23, 2011 8:56 AM PDT In reply to: Windows Vista Problems I have got 3

Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD).

Some of the 'successful' solutions on the boards were SO complicated and still more miss than hit. So much for Microsoft Updates! I wish there were a permanent solution. Windows Vista Won't Download Updates Am I running too manysecurity programs?

by JCitizen / May 20, 2011 2:17 PM PDT In reply to: My Problem Also - Required A New Vista Disk that had the same thing on a Win7 factory installation. Comments are closed. Good luck,Rush Note: This post was edited by its original author to update post and remove the second one. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-update-not-working-on-vista.html Windows Vista Update Hangs at "Checking For Updates" Started by KellyB56 , Apr 21 2016 11:37 PM Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 Next » Please log in to reply

Wait for the scan and disinfection process to complete. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - My desparate time with Vista by omerus2 / May 20, 2011 10:53 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Vista updates It is Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Help! Back to top #7 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:10 PM Posted 26 April 2016 - 03:46 PM You are a magician.

Back to top #12 devilus devilus Members 201 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:10 PM Posted 11 May 2016 - 05:12 AM This time it was the security patch KB3153199. Phil W Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (2) Collapse - Windows Vista Problems by pauly1651 / May 13, 2011 10:24 AM PDT In reply to: Help! Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). It is possible.