Thanks you times 10 for your insight and for posting this solution!!!! Helpful +4 Report anonymous Nov 29, 2013 05:58PM Stop automatic update service and BITs service. Helpful +1 Report blackmax Sep 7, 2013 02:00AM I was pulling my hair up after formatting my hard drive--and installing windows xp...then windows update wouldn't work. I have had nothing but trouble with Windows Update. http://amptools.net/windows-xp/microsoft-windows-xp-product-key-not-working.html
I had even checked the system event logs and come up empty. I tried norwegian 's idea but there was nothing in the C:\Windows\Software Distribution folder. Back to top #11 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:07:05 AM Posted 13 June 2015 - 09:09 AM John I went to Computer, Comp. now that i see that you are installing "win xpsp3" on the computer, i assume that you will have to install a lot of additional windows updates, after that.. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2497281
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What makes a person with Alzheimer's/Dementia do this? [OpenForum] by battleop312. at least for us who are still using "windows xp", the "windows update"/"microsoft update" websites, and everything else with "windows updates", is all screwed up..here is how i managed to work All successful but no change. Windows Xp Automatic Updates Not Working the purpose for rebooting the computer is to shut down whatever windows "automatic updates" might be doing, like causing "svchost" to hang..
After rebooting, run Windows Update immediately to get the patch shown below Update July 27, 2008: After installing XP SP3 and all the subsequent patches on three more computers, my best Windows Update Xp Download Support for Windows Update is offered by email. Can you explain why its doing this and tell me how to fix the problem? The Fix Windows Update was resuscitated with the oldest trick in the book, re-installing the software.
Please allow up to 5 seconds… DDoS protection by CloudFlare Ray ID: 301a5453ac011694 Search Free Sign Up Login Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Free Sign Up Language Download Windows Xp Updates Manually This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem. Glad that worked out for you and thanks to redwolfe_98 for the posting the Bits and autoupdate service fix. Doesn't matter if I select Express or Custom, it is stuck for hours at "Checking for the latest updates for your computer".
Report heather- Jan 14, 2009 12:39PM http://www.malwarebytes.org/ I was told to update my java and run malwarebytes Good luck! For one thing, although Microsoft stopped issuing new patches for XP, all previous bug fixes remain available, which is great for machines that have not been updated in a long time. Where Is Windows Update In Xp I copied all of the files, with the exception of one that would not allow me to move it or delete it, and once I rebooted the PC, I went to Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Back to top #5 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 112 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:07:05 AM Posted 12 June 2015 - 03:23 PM I am in the process of installing
I went was able to get Microsoft Fix 50777 which got me the Custom and Express options for the updates. Check This Out Then I disabled the Auto update service and the BITS service. It's like the MSU option that programs like Office add to Windows 7. Good luck. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed
In addition my computer boot-up and program opening have speed-ed up dramatically. Thank you all very much. Can I just type it in? Source The latest in IT services?
Anyone have any suggestions? Windows Xp Update Free Download Kaspersky accuses Microsoft of anticompetitive bundling antivirus software [Security] by siljaline326. Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 6 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 6 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft
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