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Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Saga LoutDec 10, 2013, 7:50 AM Try the FixIt in this KB:- http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956702 bamim2Dec 14, 2013, 9:12 PM After several days of trying, removing the OS & reinstalling & some dancing I downloaded "Windows Fixit". Register now! Source

The error message simply referred to "a problem on your computer". It started with 2 updates, then I rebooted, then 2 more & rebooted, then .NET 3.5 & I rebooted, but THEN this time it came back with more than 10 updates!! Here is what the problem is. Turn Off Automatic Updates Option - There are certain situations where you really don't want any updates at all. http://www.computerworld.com/article/2850890/windows-update-is-broken-on-xp.html

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I'm unable to get ANY updates in & since I removed the OS, I lost all the updates I did have. OK. Right click on command prompt and run as administrator 3. One of them, involving re-registering DLLs, was my fallback if the first suggestion didn't work.

  • Install first this latest cumulative update for IE8: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41404 for IE7: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41442 After restart Windows automatic updates work immediatelly as well as Windows Update.
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bamim2Dec 17, 2013, 3:41 PM Thank you. There are three choices. [Download the Updates Automatically and Notify Me When They Are Ready to be Installed] does not consult the user before the update download is initiated. by Jeff Bakalar 1:14 Close Drag Autoplay: ON Autoplay: OFF CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Windows 7 Update Federal Communications Commission has voted to roll back some net neutrality regulations that...

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Then I noticed that it was the SAME update for 3 times in a row (I'm kinda slow), so I decided to go the Update site & try my luck again Windows Update Fixit View all 12 comments Report Diamondhead- Nov 8, 2010 at 03:33 PM After I fought the problem for MONTHS, Arun Soman's solution finally solved my problem. Report FlashParker- Jul 8, 2013 at 05:31 PM Got a similar problem with windows update for xp I think. It was hung in the middle of running the "MS Advantage" gizmo.

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If one or all of your systems fall into this category, you'll know. look at this web-site I stopped the Update Process, then changed the name of that folder & restarted the process. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed In my case, this debugging information proved critical. Windows Update Xp Download Was this answer helpful?

I've got almost 100 hours into this. this contact form http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=100334 After installing, reboot and see if you can access Windows Updates. . It's easy to blame Automatic Update for this situation, but the truth is it's not the fault of Automatic Update. If I knew what fixed my problem, I'd mark something as a solution, but I think it was just the XP Ghost picking on me. Windows Update Fix

Thanks Arun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The solution for me turned out to be rebooting into safe mode which then allowed me to rename the folder. Browse to the windows folder and delete or rename the software distribution folder 5. have a peek here Related: Windows 10 Michael Horowitz is an independent consultant who has long been focused on Defensive Computing.

I finally did a Ctrl+Alt+Del & chose Task Manager & with some fiddling brought things back to life. Windows Update Troubleshooter XP Index >>> A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | Giving any application or utility the right to download and install something automatically on your system is just asking for trouble.

Method 3 - Still Quicker Click [Start] Right click [My Computer] Click [Properties] The System Properties Property Sheet will open.

Back to top #14 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,314 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:17 AM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:01 PM Thanks for the update. Anyway, Auto Update is in one of its phases where it's Automatically finding updates 2 at a time for me to install. I will tell you what I think about each option and why I would or wouldn't use it on my systems. Windows Xp Update Back to top #13 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:02:17 AM Posted 13 June 2015 - 06:56 PM Well, John and friends that fixed Windows

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