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Would install no updates - it had never been updated beyond service pack 1. sailor View Public Profile Find all posts by sailor #16 10-24-2013, 01:57 PM Fortyfold Guest Join Date: Oct 2013 Quote: Originally Posted by Rhythmdvl ...It's hanging on "windows Solution is to download the latest windows update agent to a known directory such as C:\Wuagent. After the restart, and adjusting the software running on your PC, install iTunes again. have a peek here

Guest Join Date: Oct 2005 I understand very little of this thread but I get the impression that on certain computers that run XP there is no option to install No "Fix it for me" worked, reinstall didn't work, re-install sp3 over and over didn't work...long story short, nothing was working. Install SP 3 manually. The one you need it the FixIt button you see when you expand the Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003 section by clicking on the + sign to the left of that

Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working

Just make sure it has a good anti-virus on it, and if you do choose to surf on it, don't use IE. Have Ubuntu on my main computer, bought as bare metal. no surfing), can I stop all this troubleshooting folderol and just leave it in its currently stable state?

Thanks. Under Service check to see if Bits service is enabled. i think you should just forget about that regkey.. Windows Xp Won't Update To do this, follow these easy steps: Run the command prompt by clicking on the Start Menu and selecting Run.

This started from the Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1, and persists for every update.I can successfully install all of these updates manually, though. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed I had the same problem on a clean install of XP. Now go to following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion 2. It'll help you in finding out which software is causing this problem.

You know, you'd think I would have had all this XP nonsense down by now. Download Windows Xp Updates Manually It should incorporate a lot of the updates up to that point. Same results. ftg View Public Profile Find all posts by ftg #38 01-03-2014, 06:48 PM Isilder Guest Join Date: Mar 2013 Quote: Originally Posted by Rhythmdvl Thanks.

Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

Not the things suggested in the redirect; not installing .net 4; not installing the suggested Update Agent and registering the .dll; not installing IE 8. http://www.askvg.com/windows-xp-sp3-setup-error-cannot-update-a-checked-debug-system-with-a-free-retail-version-of-service-pack-3/ or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Upon trying to install Windows updates, if you get this error: "Problem: A problem on your computer is preventing updates from being downloaded or installed. Windows Update Xp Download I have the same problem.

The correct URL is http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144/en-us.Hope this helps,John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows update doesn't work at all now.. navigate here Fortunately, for some bizarre reason, I had an IE6 install disk. I think that was it! you are genius Cheerio Thanks! Windows 7 Will Not Update After Fresh Install

I installed IE8 and then again install windows update agent.. Click here to Register a free account now! http://www.help2go.com/Tutorials/Windows/Cannot_turn_on_Automatic_Updates.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 9 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 Check This Out Lyka I've spent a lot of time troubleshooting and doing research.

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{{offlineMessage}} Kb2497281 It's currently running & looking for problems. When I downloaded SP3 (I actually have an SP2 disk) I was given the "you may also want" dialogue and ended up with IE8.

bamim2Dec 16, 2013, 9:44 PM That's a great question.

I go through my own switch, then through my ISP's Router. I may have missed the proper way to get help.I connect to the Net I "go direct". I would have put Linux on it but the CD-ROM wouldn't work, nor the floppy drive, and it was too old to boot from USB although I did install PLOP to Microsoft Update Windows Xp Download the latest supported version of iTunes for your PC from one of the links below.

Bryan Rubingh Proposed as answer by B. It should incorporate a lot of the updates up to that point. CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers this contact form go into windows "services" and make sure that the "automatic updates" service and the "background intelligent transfer service" are enabled..

If we are unable to resolve your Windows 9x/2000/XP issue, you may be able to find help inMicrosoft's Knowledge Base. Now, on to the problem & hopefully a resolution.I've installed Windows XP Pro 32-bit on a system that built from parts. So, things got to the point where the Auto Update was updating 1 update at a time. I'll try to spend a bit of time on this site looking for problems I can help others with & not just come here when I need help myself.

you have earned your place in Valhalla! I beweve they ah, Bwian. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 Back to top #15 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:38 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:45 PM Amen to that.

But this is a friends computer and I know he hasn't kept it updated. Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's homepage! Make sure that you're logged in to your computer as an administrator. That was an old update, so I doubt that I'll continue to have problems with updates sticking.

This one won't boot from USB - it is a 2004 model and the last time it was used was 2006. Could it have been the ISO that I got from TechNet? If he/we have to insert a disk each time, that's really cutting their life expectancy way down. If iTunes fails to install or repair, it might be necessary to remove components left from a previous installation of iTunes and then reinstall.

After the system Restore, I went in & set Update "KB2862330" to not show itself to me again.