Jump to Navigation logincreate new accountsubscriberemove Search form Search Home PageTagsUsersArchiveContactAmazonDonateHire Dennis You are hereHome › Dennis Faas › How to Windows Vista Won't Download Updates 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!

Vista OS crashed 19 times in 24 month period. this content Reply Daz Dec 23, 2015 @ 11:40:36 Tried allsorts of other solutions and got nowhere. Type "netsh int ipv4 reset" (without quotes) & press Enter. I finally made it work after I used the troupeshooter to identify my error number which was 0x80070005. Windows Vista Will Not Update

  1. Inside run command box, type: services.msc and press Enter.
  2. Set your security and privacy setting to medium.nocman Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Vista update failure by tanker12uk / May 29, 2009 2:10 PM PDT In reply to:
  3. 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
  4. Reply lakonst May 14, 2015 @ 09:18:14 @Stephen: Run this FixIt tools from MS. 1.
  5. After everything seemed complete it still wouldn't work.
  6. Reply Andrejs Soboļevs Jun 25, 2016 @ 14:21:36 Solution 2 helped me.
  7. If it is set up to access the internet through a proxy note down the proxy and then remove it, see if that makes any difference, if it totally kills the
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Good luck. Microsoft Windows Vista Updates To do so: Download the Windows Update Troubleshooter (Windows 7 only). Thanks so much!

Report • #2 vandal67 October 28, 2012 at 21:08:45 Am I actually going to reinstall Vista?vandal67 Report • #3 RMT2 October 29, 2012 at 07:00:04 No, it says to do an

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. The next day, a notification soon cameup in task tray that Updates were avaialbe; so downloading of the updates took more than about 3 or 4 hours. I need more computer questions. Windows Vista Update Not Working Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Contact Microsoft by STEVERI / June 9, 2009 3:31 AM PDT In reply to: Free support from Microsoft...

Reply Greg Jun 24, 2016 @ 02:58:10 After Step 3 my PC started picking up the updates. Next, try and run Windows Update again. Computers after all are only human ?!Sometimes an update is not applicable, because whatever you have on your system is more up-to-date. check over here anyways keep it up and thanks again..

Back to top #7 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:49 PM Posted 26 April 2016 - 03:46 PM You are a magician. The majority of commands (except for the last one) will execute automatically. If Windows update still won't update, then proceed to the next step. The Windows Update Troubleshooter will run through a series of checks and will attempt to fix Windows Update automatically.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Says to upgrade, cancel installation and choose to upgrade a version of Windows that is more recent than the version that you are currently running.vandal67 Report • #5 RMT2 October 31, So I had to use my restore point to solve this problem. However, when I attempted to install it stated update not for my system.

and "Most recent checks for updates" says "never" ... Reply Heather Jan 03, 2016 @ 00:02:29 Thank you! #2 did it after trying many other fixes. Currently downloading, "18 important updates". When the yellow shield pops up, I pick a convenient time and tell it to go do it using the custom option This lets me choose what to install (IE 8

I noticed the "Most recent check" date (9/12/16) was behind the "Updates were installed on" date (11/2/16) in the Windows Update Control Panel window. You will also see each patch download and then install. And is created when Windows Update checks for Updates… Please try the steps described here. Reply Mufid Apr 20, 2016 @ 16:35:10 Dear admin, many thanks.

Thank you so much Reply XavDeb Jul 27, 2016 @ 17:31:09 Solution 2 was the good one Reply Steve Aug 21, 2016 @ 12:00:08 Awesome fix and directions!