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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. Please reference Windows Vista in the subject line of your case to ensure proper issue tracking. You signed in with another tab or window. tq so much…. http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-rc1-running-very-slow.php

Solution # 2 works like a charm! Reply dheemanthank Feb 08, 2015 @ 17:10:43 Thank you so much. Reply sheik mohideen Jan 28, 2015 @ 13:19:49 Thanks its working fine. Thanks a lot. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/windows-vista-windows-update-not-working-because/b1f5d182-a052-4ff4-b79f-33075b56fecd

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

I was fortunate enough to have Microsoft Tech Support get interested and to work with me on the problem (at no charge). All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality KenB Back to top #4 devilus devilus Members 269 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:06 AM Posted 22 April 2016 - 05:30 AM You're welcome. Solution 2 worked for me.

  1. It can be downloaded here: 32bit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52238 64bit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52217 (Stop WU service, install the update, restart.
  2. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - My Problem Also - Required A New Vista Disk by Basuto9 / May 13, 2011 10:31 AM PDT In reply to: Help!
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  5. Can someone please helpme?
  6. Reply lakonst May 14, 2015 @ 09:18:14 @Stephen: Run this FixIt tools from MS. 1.
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After 4 days of me trying everything but in vain… It worked now! Take a close look at what you are updating and what failed and you may see a connection. Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 is being installed right now. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends LOL, in an age of instant everything, patience is truly a virtue.

Windows Update must be started in order to download Windows Updates. Windows Vista Won't Download Updates This was the case with KB3145739 as well on my system.) Edited by devilus, 11 May 2016 - 05:46 AM. Member peterflynn commented Mar 18, 2014 @SAPlayer I don't think it would -- Edge Code has always been signed and it was seeing the same issue. Sign up for free It took me three days of repeatedly downloading when the OS finally stabilized and would confirm that it updated itself.

Kudos Reply minaz May 13, 2016 @ 03:58:27 thx worked like a charm #2 Reply Tracey Gould May 15, 2016 @ 04:24:34 I tried every single one of these, and have Vista Updates Not Working Many thanks. Installation Trouble If youhave difficultyinstalling Steam, a Steam game or other files required for a Steamgame, please ensure that Windows Installer Service is enabled under the System Configuration's "Services" Tab. After you've run this month's Windows Update (WU) could you please post back and let us know approximately how long "Checking for updates..." took and how many updates were delivered this

Windows Vista Won't Download Updates

This was reported by an Edge Code user in the wild here: http://forums.adobe.com/message/4893231#4893231 This appears to be a problem that afflicts other MSI-based installers. https://www.wintips.org/windows-update-cannot-check-for-updates-windows-8-7-or-vista-solved/ by R. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates You have to stop the Windows Update service in order to delete the SoftwareDistribution folder. 2. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading OMG:-) HAPPY:-) Reply Vivek Chakravarty Jan 24, 2015 @ 12:07:02 Thanks A Lot……It works!

Reply Invisitr0n Sep 15, 2015 @ 10:36:51 I had this same issue, but my services were running, and restarting services did not help. http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-new-and-windows-vista-old-what-a-mess.php did not help. Reply clive Jan 31, 2015 @ 01:13:35 Solution 2 works better if you stop the service, rename the folder and reboot. Reply Mufid Apr 20, 2016 @ 16:35:10 Dear admin, many thanks. Windows Vista Will Not Update

Already have an account? Reply jarda Jan 10, 2015 @ 11:02:30 Many thank, it works now! Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Help! have a peek here This process is automatic.

Reply F. Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista Not all these updates are for Vista, some are more advanced and are for Win7 or 64 bit. by mateek / May 13, 2011 12:09 PM PDT In reply to: Help!

Has Microsoft published explanation of problem and addressed permanent fix?

by JCitizen / May 15, 2011 7:35 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Vista updates for my clients lately, especially on brand new OEM desktops. Reply Yaser Aug 30, 2016 @ 07:39:53 this one is the perfect solution… thanks Reply Lee Oct 24, 2016 @ 17:49:26 Have tried all the above including the command prompt to Used Clean install on only one Computer an Acer Desktop. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) This created a new Windows\Catroot2 folder and a new Windows\System32\SoftwareDistribution folder ...

No operating system worth its salt should be that problematic to operate. Reply BJ Jul 08, 2016 @ 01:30:35 Solution 2 Thumbs Up! The trouble shooter showed 1 step as not completed, with a new error message. http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-lost-vista-os-need-someone-to-help.php I am not an expert in computer and was afraid of dealing with program files.

Step 3 worked for me. I will scan very fast for Malware and Viruses and can be used in conjunction with any other scanners that you have. Then run it again. I only did NOT install 3 of them but gave the go ahead on all the others, mostly security...

Now try to download OS updates. Thanks Reply Vijayendra Feb 02, 2015 @ 07:14:47 Solution 2 Works Thanks a ton ! Step 3: Start Windows Update service. I used file "WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe" with the /wuforce switch and ran it from a HDD not containing the OS. 3.

Stop Windows Update Service. (See Solution 2: Step 1) Delete the Software Distribution Folder.  (See Solution 2: Step 2) Restart your computer and then check for updates. 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). Back to top #14 devilus devilus Members 269 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:06 AM Posted 11 May 2016 - 11:55 AM devilus, My experience has been identical to yours, fixed