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Back to top #6 redwolfe_98 redwolfe_98 Members 11 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:South Carolina, USA Local time:03:18 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 03:43 PM williamp, i am using windows xpsp3 I understand how to empty the "Software Distribution" folder. A brief search turned up forum postings at Microsoft.com from others with this problem. more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science weblink

In addition to the "update history", there are two plain text log files in the C:\WINDOWS folder. Thus, I had to do this before running Windows Update every time.It wasn't hard to find other reports of the same problem, and this trick has, apparently, not helped everyone. If I hear Once the MSU ActiveX control is installed it replaces the WU one and offers definitions updates for MSE too. THANK YOU for all your help. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2497281

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TSA broke a lock for which they have a master key. Also, I went through the security center as well but the system will not allow me to change it from off to on. My computer had slowed to a crawl.

A friend needed XP installed, so I did with a brand new hard drive. The one thing with this is you have to get .net installed on your system or the Microsoft FIXIT doesn't work.It's a pain to have to do all of this. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Download Windows Xp Updates Manually Then I noticed that it was the SAME update for 3 times in a row (I'm kinda slow), so I decided to go the Update site & try my luck again

the windows update/microsoft update webpages will not allow access unless windows "automatic updates" is turned on..step 2: at the "microsoft update" webpage (not the "windows update" webpage), when you initially click Windows Update Xp Download What are some ways that fast, long-distance communications can exist without needing to have electronic radios? solved Window update won't get any updates after clean install solved Updates don't download for a new install of Windows 7 Prof solved which external optical drive shoul i use to view publisher site The error message simply referred to "a problem on your computer".

thats my 2 cents. :-) Helpful +6 Report nee Jan 7, 2009 08:45AM I was wondering if you got the problem fixed and what was your solution because I'm also having Windows Xp Update Free Download after removing a bad virus ..I could not get updates to work, but this tip worked perfect,,, THANKYOU!! :) Report Don Williams- Jun 7, 2013 12:06PM Excellent solution. I will try that and let you know.Thanks · actions · 2013-Sep-15 5:58 pm · auggyModjoin:2001-12-24Brockville, ON

auggy Mod 2013-Sep-15 6:01 pm You're welcome, and good luck! · actions · 2013-Sep-15 Then I installed Firefox because, well IE6 is useless.

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Under Service check to see if Bits service is enabled. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-44726-windows-xp-automatic-updates-not-working There's a pretty sticky SQL update I've battled with recently which fails to install then refuses to note my wishes on that "Don't ask" tick box. Where Is Windows Update In Xp Hawkeye22Dec 18, 2013, 3:20 PM A lot of people including myself have been having XP update problems. Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Could not rename the folder but just went to CP and disabled automatic updates then re-enabled them.

Click here to Register a free account now! http://sohohosting.net/windows-xp/automatic-updates-windows-xp-not-working.html the other is the "package installer for windows", which is used by "windows update"/"microsoft update" for installing updates..after installing the two updates that you are initially prompted to install, you then GO OUT AND VOTE Does 'noel' really have its origin in Latin? I REALLY need some help & will try anything realistic anyone suggests. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

Once you do that, it looks like you are good to go. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Can Newton's laws of motion be proved (mathematically or analytically) or they are just axioms? http://sohohosting.net/windows-xp/automatic-updates-not-working-in-windows-xp.html This time, I've only installed the NIC driver & then went to the ECS (motherboard) site & downloaded their newest XP drivers for the Chipset, VGA, Sound etc.

The last time it wiped out BITS. Windows Xp Updates Downloads bamim2Dec 17, 2013, 2:48 PM Pretend like I'm not writing this, OK? tried Arun's fix-------restarted pc and now window update works.

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I had to use system restore repeatedly. On all four machines that were purchased from the same hardware vendor (very different models), Windows Update broke. So even thou SP3 comes with IE6 (which MS is trying to phase out), they phased it out on their update site. Windows Update Xp Sp3 I don't use Automatic Updates, but if you do, and find the yellow shield never goes away, you may be experiencing this problem.

Edited by JohnC_21, 13 June 2015 - 07:01 PM. I'll give it a bit longer to conclude that it is though. Nice! http://sohohosting.net/windows-xp/automatic-updates-in-windows-xp-not-working.html Now it's just stuck indefinitely in the scan process. –windohs Oct 9 '13 at 21:11 @Ramhound: Thanks, but I am using MS Update, not WU.

When I go to remove the update Windows has fit & shows me list of almost everything installed on the system & says if I remove this update, The world will 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 both of those "services" have to be enabled in order for windows automatic updates to work, and for being able to use the "microsoft update" website to install windows updates.. All rights reserved.

I did some searches that told me to manually download & installed Service Pack 3 for XP. I don't know if things are fixed, but it IS updating. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Aura Aura Bleepin' Special Ops Malware Response Team 16,136 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Quebec, Canada Local No more Microsoft Security Bulletins after January 2017 [Security] by chachazz608.

Helpful +0 Report Mike Dec 17, 2013 11:48AM To delete the folder "Software Distribution" do the following: 1. solved Unable to install Windows 7 on BRAND NEW Asus X540s laptop-BSOD Error More resources See also solved Windows won't install updates. Same results. In addition to that, I've installed XP no less than 50 times over the last 10-12 years or how ever long it has been out.

Boy, I thought I'd shot myself in the foot on that one! Then I manually downloaded & installed IE 8 & some patches for it & rebooted. So I did the SP1a install and went up to SP2.