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Select your username from the boot screen and you'll boot into Windows, where you can run System Restore from the Start Menu as normal. On both computers, this fixed the problem. Register now Not a member yet? With such extensive changes to hardware I would expect XP to require activation again.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Nope by Greatwazoo42 / December 23, 2007 6:26 AM navigate to these guys

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. win xp is on c drive and ms office on the d partition. How do I enable the background intelligent transfer service? If you do run with the older distro, may I suggest you don't make him root by default?

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Automatic updates are turned on. Blue Screen of Death with KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR This nasty error occurs when Windows XP goes looking for kernel data and can’t find it. Windows Update Agent 3.0 Install Windows Update Agent 3.0. If you had to turn Automatic Updates off, I recommend rebooting your PC.

You can even use VMware Player -- or another virtual machine tool, such as VirtualBox -- to run Windows XP and your Windows XP applications on other operating systems, such as I don't have Internet Explorer 7 installed, I use IE6.Get the Latest Java from here.http://java.com/en/download/index.jspDownload and run this program. by kivi226 / January 7, 2008 10:19 PM PST In reply to: Try this It worked for me too. Microsoft Windows Update Could not rename the folder but just went to CP and disabled automatic updates then re-enabled them.

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Windows Update Fix share|improve this answer edited Jan 2 '14 at 20:44 answered Jan 2 '14 at 19:59 MrFridey 562 1 Please post the actual answer to this site. –Scott Jan 2 '14 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 I am repairing a friends computer and this was the final step in resolving her PC issues.

Patty Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - "video on a business site that runs really slow and jerky." by R. Windows Update Troubleshooter I don't know what the heck I was reading. Most people find the log file hard to decipher, but if you look for failure words or brand names, you may be able to self-diagnose the problem. You can go into any computer shop and buy a boxed copy of Windows 8 or a new computer with Windows 8.

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  • go into windows "services" and make sure that the "automatic updates" service and the "background intelligent transfer service" are enabled..
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I cannot update win xp or ms office. other Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Mint Xfce and Mint Mate are all good for older hardware, and they all have different menu systems and window interaction models. Windows Xp Update Security by Michael Horowitz July 27, 2008 9:05 PM PDT Up Next Nintendo exec: The Switch won't oust the 3DS Bad news: Service Pack 3 for Windows XP, or one of Windows 7 Update Right click on command prompt and run as administrator 3.

This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem. anchor You can use Windows Explorer to find the proper folder if you're unsure. Go here and see if it workshttp://www.microsoft.com/genuine/fix any issues, then validate it.If it still doesn't work try thisRe-register the Windows Update DLL with the commands below Click Start, click Run, type by Kees Bakker / December 22, 2007 11:13 PM PST In reply to: Problem - Windows XP updates will downlaod but not install Not clear from your post.And why not do Windows Update Fixit

Next, right-click the Desktop and select New, Text Document. Go to Start, All programs, System tools and run System Restore. Booting into Windows seems to take forever Gradual performance degradation is one of the most notorious issues facing Windows XP users. see this here If you're ok with doing system upgrades though, Ubuntu 13.10 just went beta, so you can jump on that (or most of its derivatives) and be good for quite some time.

Awesome bro, thanks!! Windows Update Not Working Path is C:\WINDOWS\ 2 >Once rename the folder go to Automatic updates from the control panel and disable and enable the Automatic updates. 3 >Once it is done restart the computer Installation completed without error, but no change in behavior.

Even though you'll run 7, you'll still have an 8 license, which will be better for upgrading in the future.

August 12, 2014 Erno Hernberg My upgrading history goes like this.

In addition my computer boot-up and program opening have speed-ed up dramatically. I have at least 3 right now. Sorry There was an error emailing this page. Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working Browse start menu to programs>accessories 2.

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October 13, 2014 Chatter User Yes, but get a mother, or father, who have only used Windows on machines from 95-Xp to switch to Linux, then get all It's even possible to install older versions of Microsoft Office on Linux. check my site iPads, Macs, Chromebooks, and More: Okay, so the above options aren't the only ones.

Select Safe Mode from the menu and your computer will boot into a cut-down version of the OS. If you're still using Windows XP, you should be making plans to upgrade to something that will be supported. Definitely try this solution! I wonder if there's some way to blow out the folder that has the files downloaded or if I need to mod part of the registry to get it to work?

Helpful +0 Report John Oct 20, 2013 10:00AM I'm having the same problem but cannot rename the Software Distribution folder because it says it is protected. As linux and Apple get more popular, there will be more viruses..

October 13, 2014 bigbasketballing As chatteruser01 says, it isn't just as simple as saying "switch to Linux." Some people Subscribe to our newsletter Sign Up Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Desktop Linux: Unlike Windows 7 or 8, desktop Linux distributions like Ubuntu are completely free.

Browse other questions tagged windows windows-xp windows-update or ask your own question. Other people don't seem to have this problem with the same video. Or just ask around for an "old PC that is gathering dust and needs a home". It didn't fix it.

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 I was getting the message that I needed to be an administrator in order to install updates, even though I was logged in as the admin. by PudgyOne / June 16, 2008 5:05 AM PDT In reply to: thank you!! On all four machines that were purchased from the same hardware vendor (very different models), Windows Update broke.

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