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Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... bbearren, Jul 14, 2007 #9 OrkneyPC Joined: Jul 20, 2007 Messages: 1 Have been looking for an answer for 2 days. THANK YOU!! Back to top #7 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:03 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 04:02 PM I now have SP3 but it still this contact form

One thing though, there was/is no "Event Cache" folder in C:\Windows\Software Distribution". I'll be back to check your response in a BITS.... A friend needed XP installed, so I did with a brand new hard drive. So I did & rebooted. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/579269/windows-xp-wont-update/

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Staff Online Now Cookiegal Administrator etaf Moderator Triple6 Moderator flavallee Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Click here to Register a free account now! THAT was no fun & it took a LONG time, but after I rebooted I noticed that BITS reset itself to start Manually, but it's started. Edited by redwolfe_98, 12 June 2015 - 03:47 PM.

You can mark this thread solved. Back to top Back to Windows XP Home and Professional 4 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 4 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Microsoft I went was able to get Microsoft Fix 50777 which got me the Custom and Express options for the updates. Update Windows Xp To Windows 7 I'm off to chop down a tree with a fish...

Coast). go into windows "services" and make sure that the "automatic updates" service and the "background intelligent transfer service" are enabled.. bamim2Dec 17, 2013, 2:48 PM Pretend like I'm not writing this, OK? navigate here Instant Internet by FiOS [VerizonFiOS] by Branch894.

More resources See also solved Windows won't install updates. Windows 7 Will Not Update After Fresh Install I understand how to empty the "Software Distribution" folder. Running all of the fixit and other fixes can break Windows update. solved Can't Install Windows 8 from CD to a brand new out of the box 1TB WD HDD [LONG POST] windows xp won't install on new build solved Can't Install Windows

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Privacy Policy. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1921384/brand-install-stall-windows-updates.html solved Windows wont install on brand new build solved Brand new PC that runs windows XP SP3 wont recognize SATA2 hdd, which is recognized in BIOS though XP won't permit 8 Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Do you suggest that I try running Mr Fix it again? Windows Xp Updates Downloads bbearren, Jul 14, 2007 #6 Ryukai Thread Starter Joined: Jul 13, 2007 Messages: 35 Thanks guys.

It has gotten to cleanup and it is dragging along. http://dataforceus.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-hangs-on-startup-after-the-windows-logo-shows.html Installed some other thing that looked VERY flaky in the Services menu, then it corrupted my registry! If it enabled Go here and run the fixit for XP. Glad that worked out for you and thanks to redwolfe_98 for the posting the Bits and autoupdate service fix. Windows Update Xp Download

The Windows Update/Microsoft Update webpages will not allow access unless Windows "Automatic Updates" is turned on.Step 2: Visit the Windows Update website via Internet Explorer and install the Active X control.Step Help BleepingComputer Defend Freedom of SpeechTechnical Support, Tier 2| Sysnative Windows Update Senior Analyst | Malware Hunter | R&D at Certly | @AuraTheWhiteHat My timezone UTC-05:00 (East. Microsoft makes big privacy changes to Windows 10 [Microsoft] by trparky540. navigate here If you wait long enough, it will resolve itself.

Back to top #11 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:03 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 09:09 AM John I went to Computer, Comp. Download Windows Xp Updates Manually BITS was there, then I ran the tool several times, it found some problems & said it fixed a few of them, then I rebooted & looked at the processes & Back to top #14 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,162 posts ONLINE Local time:06:03 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 07:01 PM Thanks for the update.

So, things got to the point where the Auto Update was updating 1 update at a time.

I greatly appreciate your help.I'll follow your instructions & come back & post how it turned out. 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 ran the CD that came with the Motherboard & installed all of the software for the chipset, VGA, etc. Kb2497281 um, an update...

Back to top #13 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:06:03 PM Posted 13 June 2015 - 06:56 PM Well, John and friends that fixed Windows I did this and in about 20 minutes WU actually worked.. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. his comment is here Would it be beneficial to install ethernet before house sale? [HomeImprovement] by oldsam1686.

That approach probably won't work, but it's worth a try. Here is what the problem is. Help (Also every time I log into my profile I get an error message saying windows failed to start mom.exe. I don't know if things are fixed, but it IS updating.

aihsian, Aug 22, 2007 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Are there any other critical Services showing up as Disabled or only Manual? Unless there's some other way through the maze that leads me to something else more helpful. I'd hate to mess things up now, after ALL of this work.

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? I've seen it take 30+ minutes, even after deleted the Software Distribution folder. · actions · 2013-Sep-16 7:05 pm · mcelottojoin:2002-11-19Windsor, ON

mcelotto Member 2013-Sep-23 3:01 pm Just wanted to pop Should that surprise anyone? Right now my system is installing updates & then it will power itself off.

I HOPE this is fixed. If you can rule out Internet connectivity problems, it's most likely the result of an error in one of the components used in the update process. That was an old update, so I doubt that I'll continue to have problems with updates sticking. Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Ryukai, Jul 13, 2007.