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See Also HP Notebook PCs - Update to Vista SP2 Frequently Asked Questions HP Notebook PCs - List of HP-Certified Windows Vista Capable PCs HP Notebook PCs - Windows Vista Upgrade Reply veerabathiran Dec 31, 2014 @ 09:15:03 It is working fine,Thanks Reply Marty Jan 01, 2015 @ 10:45:31 Solution #2 worked perfectly. anyways keep it up and thanks again.. But which solution is fixed your problem? weblink

And be prepared to see a longer black screen before desktop appears. The update will add additional files and may need some space that is currently being wasted by old fragmented files. This is the first fix I found that did the job. you may need to restart your computer." I have updated my HD to double the storage and higher speed for windows 7 (64 bit) and performed a windows 7 installation from

Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

Solution 2: Solve Windows Update cannot check for updates” error manually. The Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a collection of the latest enhancements and improvements in the Vista operating system. One suggestion from another tech on Vista Club gave me this site: http://www.winvistaclub.com/t164.html I followed those instructions since my update window was exactly as shown on the site.

  1. Locate the Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade disc that was used to upgrade the computer to Vista.
  2. Windows 7 UltimateSP1 64bit, installed March 2016.
  3. Early reports in ScousaJay's thread windows update just seems to hang while checking in the VistaForums indicate that KB3145739 didn't fix the slow Patch Tuesday updates this month - or at

Otherwise continue to Solution 2. Hurray and thanks a million. Option #2 solved my intransigent problem with Windows Update!! Windows Update Agent Vista Step 1, c showed my Windows Update service as being disabled.

Your Solution 2 did the job. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Back to top #6 devilus devilus Members 201 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:09 AM Posted 26 April 2016 - 12:22 PM Having the same problem and pursuing similar solutions with out Solution 2 worked! Anyone have any ideas or can offer a little help?

To restore the computer to operating condition, use the Microsoft Windows Vista product disc that you purchased to: Remove all partitions, and then create a new active partition on the hard Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading You should consider uninstalling SP2 as described in this KB article. Reply tiffy Aug 04, 2016 @ 12:22:12 thank you!!! Downloading again took forever.

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

The installation of SP2 may take an hour or more, and the computer cannot be used during that time. If you did not create the XP recovery discs, you can order a replacement set of XP discs from HP. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends If the service is not set to automatic, start it again after the reboot. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Forever A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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delete everything from with c:\windows\system32\softwaredistribution\downloads3. Windows Vista Updates Stuck Reply Chris Jan 03, 2015 @ 09:50:50 On solution 2, when right clicking the windows update, the option to "stop" is not accessible. My bad.

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Reply Miled Rizk Apr 11, 2016 @ 17:06:52 thanks! Back to top #5 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:09 PM Posted 26 April 2016 - 11:32 AM Having the same problem and pursuing similar solutions with out Use Windows Update to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and all recommended updates and security patches. Kb3145739 Vista You will have to repeat the process for upgrading to the different edition, and you will have to contact Microsoft to re-activate the license agreement.

Because the service pack will change internal Windows settings, the antivirus software may try to protect the computer by blocking parts of the installation. Has Microsoft published explanation of problem and addressed permanent fix? reboot, if it doesn't happen by itself.5. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-update-not-working-on-vista.html Reply lakonst Jan 03, 2015 @ 12:26:02 So, this is your problem: Windows Update service is not started on your system.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058 Reply Huni May 14, 2015 @ 12:09:18 I had this problem this problem for a very long time. thank you so much I wish I could donate but unfortunately I cant :(.. I used file "WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe" with the /wuforce switch and ran it from a HDD not containing the OS. 3.