Secunia is a great product and better yet, it's free to use the online scan. Back to top Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows Vista 34 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 34 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 is being installed right now. Looking at the comments i tried the 2nd solution. his comment is here
There are simply too many possibilities and too much data in the resulting log files to adequately address in a forum setting, though others are more than welcome to provide their I did not seem to work immediately, but when I returned to my computer hours later, I had message that 57 updates had been downloaded & needed my OK to restart Not only did the update make it through, but now even without a restart, the windows update page showed 194 important and 67 optional updates available. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Windows Vista Cannot Check For Updates
Ask ! KenB Back to top #4 devilus devilus Members 200 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:55 AM Posted 22 April 2016 - 05:30 AM You're welcome. I have a fair few updates to install now due to this; I can find the updates but Windows Update just won't download them at all.
Thanks for such easy to follow directions to rid us of this this Windows Vista nightmare! OMG:-) HAPPY:-) Reply Vivek Chakravarty Jan 24, 2015 @ 12:07:02 Thanks A Lot……It works! Thanks. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates You have a lot to gain.
Has Microsoft published explanation of problem and addressed permanent fix? Windows Vista Won't Download Updates Windows update or automatic update? --Submitted by Zouchhttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052458#3052458 Check your services --Submitted by darrenforster99http://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052531#3052531 Free support from Microsoft... --Submitted by John.Wilkinson http://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052357#3052357 Vista update failure --Submitted by tanker12ukhttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052473#3052473 I would try Although my system is 64 bits the listed requirements did not specify 32 bits. It worked like a magic!
Selective boot on the same hardware: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, never reinstalled, runs still fine. Windows Vista Wont Update The only indication is when I shut the system down and there is a little shield on the shutdown button. I have run every kind of Virus software I can find to check for viruses. Reply Jodie Mar 12, 2015 @ 10:42:34 That is crazy!
Further, when there are LOTS of updates, Win 7 does not show they are located/dwonloading/installing.
Reply lakonst Jan 03, 2015 @ 12:26:02 So, this is your problem: Windows Update service is not started on your system.
If I choose any more than 30 at a time upon reboot windows spits this at me:Failure to Configure Windows UpdatesReverting ChangesPlease do not turn off your ComputerSo it looks like
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Looks like I will be busy for the next week or two.I asked Microsoft Support for assistance and all I got was:Try upgrading to Windows 10 and you will no longer
Reply Mike Jul 24, 2015 @ 06:46:00 Updates working now, don't know if it was just the Intel Rapid Storage Technology that was disabled which was stopping the Windows update from
I launched KB3102810 and then closed the window from the taskbar when it stalled.
If not, you can try to download and install it manually: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51871 This patch can really help. (First disable Windows Update.
Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD).
Windows Vista Won't Download Updates
LUCK FOREVER TO YOU. you may need to restart your computer." I have updated my HD to double the storage and higher speed for windows 7 (64 bit) and performed a windows 7 installation from Windows Vista Cannot Check For Updates Thanks anyway Reply Sybille Schaufler Dec 10, 2014 @ 23:09:22 Reading yours and several other comments I started with solution 2. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading pretty strange.Also, the microsoft downloads link you gave me for the malicious software removal tool, when i click on download it takes me to the next page but no download box
Reply Yuran Sep 28, 2016 @ 10:22:43 Thanks, solution 2 worked perfectly Reply Max Oct 02, 2016 @ 01:50:12 Solution 3 worked like a champ. this content I would totally recommend this. Have you any idea? hoover1979May 22, 2016, 10:27 AM I am also getting a major Migraine from Windows Update. Windows Vista Will Not Update
is not in the list. There is also apparently an ipv6 that some computers use and need to be rest (but not mine). Type "netsh winsock reset" (without quotes) & press Enter. 2. weblink you should NOT ingnore older versions that are marked insecure.
Reply Aadil Oct 27, 2015 @ 20:43:52 Thanks a lot. Windows Vista Update Not Working Now try to download OS updates. I am assuming that is my problem then?
Better to have something stable than grief. Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA). Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - administrator by dolphin6250 / June 6, 2009 1:10 AM PDT In reply to: vista uddate failure how do i set up a new Microsoft Windows Vista Updates It turned out the problem was with my administrator settings, which refused to change.Solution?
Why three? It showed error again but after about 1 minute, it started updating automatically. Windows Vista Update Hangs at "Checking For Updates" Started by KellyB56 , Apr 21 2016 11:37 PM Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 Next » Please log in to reply check over here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - i tried your suggestions by jbrego100 / June 5, 2009 10:05 PM PDT In reply to: Check your services Hey Darren,I tried going
When I checked the windows update icon, it told me ALL updates had been installed !I was astonished !The time indicated for the download and installation consumed 12 1/2 hours !Evidently by John.Wilkinson / June 8, 2009 2:57 AM PDT In reply to: ntpasswd Download Link: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/Make sure you read through the FAQs before proceeding.Good luck.John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) you need to get SP2. A case like this could easily cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
So don't be hesitant to do reintall when you find any problem in Windows. 2 hours is much more better than One week delay. I run a consultancy and they reflect what my clients are doing.One uses the Yellow Shield Automatic Update feature. Reply lakonst Mar 13, 2015 @ 18:21:27 @Rahab: You have installed the latest driver of Intel Rapid Storage? with no count, or amount to be installed indicated, therefore, you have no idea as to the multitude of updates.So if it looks like windows isn't downloading and installing updates, it
Your method 2 sorted things out a dream. This should force WU to download new copies:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DownloadDelete all the files and folders within the \Download folder(don't delete the \Download folder however)This may help. imgib, have you tried this? .... the run command isn't on all computers, it was replaced in Vista with the search box, although I have seen a few Vista computers this week with the Run box on
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. All Rights Reserved. Reply jarda Jan 10, 2015 @ 11:02:30 Many thank, it works now! Replace the battery back into its holder in the same position it was originally.5.
solved Windows won't install updates. Thanks so much for the help!! Any ideas? I wouldn't know what to do if I have to re-install Vista.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/troubleshoot-problems-installing-updates#1TC=windows-vista "Troubleshoot problems with installing updates" I ran the FixIt tool ... So I believe at some point some MSFT update resulted in very hight CPU usage (so it was NOT my browser or other program/problem) and MSFT corrected it with some update.