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If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Windows Vista just won't install updatesI recently purchased a used laptop with Windows Vista. It let me know there was one optional update this morning within 3 minutes. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. check over here

No luck. anis says: July 1, 2012 at 10:07 pm not showing windows service in services Daniela says: July 3, 2012 at 12:03 am thanks you so much!!! chaz says: January 16, 2013 at 1:45 am thanks! Reply lakonst Oct 09, 2016 @ 09:29:47 @Mike: Please read more carefully before comment…The name of the folder is "SoftwareDistribution" Reply Amy Oct 21, 2016 @ 17:23:19 Thank you so much

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Thanks for the hack. Thank you very much!! Unfortunately, Dalaia's workaround is only a temporary solution and you will likely see your "Checking for updates..." hang and high CPU consumption return next month when another batch of security updates Thank you 🙂 Reply EntryLevelNinja Feb 10, 2015 @ 13:25:05 Hey man!

Solution 2 worked for me. Reply lakonst Jan 03, 2015 @ 12:26:02 So, this is your problem: Windows Update service is not started on your system. Still no go. Windows Vista Won't Download Updates Neither of them seems to be able to deal with the hotfixes accumulated since then.

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The Solution 2 worked for me. To easily fix this error, follow the below steps in this tutorial.

Reply gerrard Dec 05, 2014 @ 13:42:00 Thanks. Windows Vista Not Finding Updates Was not able to do windows update, the service was started, but when asked to check for update, the message appeared stating that the windows update service was not running. This update was announced on Microsoft's Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update Services changes in content for 2014, dated February 25, 2014. Thanks in advance.

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Christopher says: July 17, 2012 at 4:49 pm Thanks Michal and Paul for your help with this. Reply souvik Jul 04, 2015 @ 06:32:53 thanks a lot bro Reply Blake Jul 10, 2015 @ 05:44:20 hi lakonst2012, your tips worked, I'm back in business! Microsoft Windows Update Not Working Vista Loading... Windows Vista Update Not Downloading chris says: August 14, 2012 at 12:19 am there is no windows update on the list, and yes i have admin rights, what do i do now?

SP1 hosed one of them so bad, it had to be returned to the store, and the second one had to be worked on by Redmond to fix these update issues. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-update-is-not-working.html Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Why don't Microsoft know this? Errors in Windows Update with the following codes are addressed by this update: 0x80070002, 0x8007000D, 0x800F081F, 0x80073712, 0x800736CC, 0x800705B9, 0x80070246, 0x8007370D, 0x8007370B, 0x8007370A, 0x80070057, 0x800B0100, 0x80092003, 0x800B0101, 0x8007371B, 0x80070490. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

  • Reply Invisitr0n Sep 15, 2015 @ 10:36:51 I had this same issue, but my services were running, and restarting services did not help.
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  • I then powered down, waited a bit and restarted.
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Hi sassylady2001: Please note that the following comments only apply to Windows 7 SP1 users affected by "Checking for updates..." hangs and slow Windows Updates. Hopefully that will do the trick. Home News Windows Downloads Security Edge IE Office Phone General Deals Forum About Fix: Windows Update not working or page blank RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and improve system http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-update-is-not-working-in-vista.html Amazing how this stuff works sometimes!!

Loading... Windows Update Not Working Vista 32 Bit Several hours of research and Windows support “answers” and nothing. 3 minutes reading and running your solution, and problem solved. Thank you again Reply Jon Mar 23, 2015 @ 19:36:03 Thankyou so much!

I have triedseveral things, including following stuff on Microsoft's Web site.

Proffitt Forum moderator / May 22, 2011 2:44 AM PDT In reply to: Must use Vista on Dell Inspiron I've found a few machines that will not run Windows 7 at Downloading again took forever. Reply Admin Sep 03, 2015 @ 23:05:28 Solution 2 fixed it….Thank you. Windows Vista Not Updating 2016 I had 81 updates to sit through, but all seems to be working well now.

Thanks ever so much!!!!!!! It let me know there was one optional update this morning within 3 minutes. I restored the computer back to factory settings. http://powerglobaldesigns.com/windows-vista/windows-update-not-working-on-vista.html Go have a nice coffee break or whatever.

I tried this 2 times and it failed. off a flash drive. This took some patience, as each step seemed to go on forever. Published on Oct 2, 2013This is another fix for Windows Updates not working.

Windows Vista just won't install updates I had that exact same problem last year - my HP Pavilion running Vista suddenly stopped accepting Windows updates. Eugene says: August 23, 2012 at 6:26 pm Thanks sir.