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Reply lmacri says: December 24, 2016 at 12:00 pm Hi GaryC: I haven't tried WSUS Offline Update with my own 32-bit Vista SP2 machine but vista134 posted feedback about this tool Hugh Login or register to participate. It was installed on 29 July 2015. I started to download & install the updates, manually (NOT RECOMMENDED). find more info

I uninstalled all updates and restarted the system. This feels like another nail in the coffin for Vista SP2 (death by neglect) even though extended support for this OS doesn't end until 11-Apr-2017. Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA). Use Windows Update to install Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and all recommended updates and security patches.

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

The webpage Search for Windows Updates takes forever? - A possible solution has links to any missing Win32k.sys updates that must be installed before running Windows Update.  From the author of To try and find if a 3rd party shell extension is causing your Windows Explorer to crash on certain actions, you'll need to download this handy (and free) utility: ShelExView. Vista performance & maintenance Windows Mail hang up after my Windows COntact Reached UP 2000IS there any maximum or recommended size for windows contact or windows Mail ? OS Vista Bussiness x64 PL Reply With Quote New 21 Dec 2009 #3 Roddy View Profile View Forum Posts Newbie Join Date : Dec 2009 Posts : 2 Vista Ultimate

Should take all of about 2 minutes. If not, you can try to download and install it manually: This patch can really help. (First disable Windows Update. Buy anything, collects a small bounty. Windows Vista Updates Not Working The update appears to proceed normally, until it gets to the Completing...

warning: If the computer was not designed for Vista, HP does not provide support, drivers, or software for improperly upgraded computers. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Im running Vista Home Premium 32bit and it locks up during games. My lock up problem started a couple of weeks ago. Attempts to fix the problem seems to have made the problem worse.

Recovery path if the licensed OS was and still is XP Older HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario computers that were manufactured in 2006 and before, and were shipped with XP are Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) After applying this patch, check the updates manually. I gave up on updates after days of nothing. KenB Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) Register to remove ads #2 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:53 AM Posted 22 April 2016 -

Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

What could cause the installation to hang and what could I try make it install? Autobahn, since you say you have "exactly the same problem" I assume you haven't been able to install the August security patches yet. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Last edited by Autobahn; 18 Aug 2015 at 06:42. Vista Updates Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts Tutorials Advanced Search Forum Vista Forums Windows Updates SP2 hangs at 92% on Installing

See Woody Leonhard's article Win7 users: Install KB 3161664 to speed up Windows Update scans for his latest comments on these "Checking for updates..." hangs. ------------ 32-bit Vista Home Premium Temporarily disable the antivirus program before the installation and it will automatically be enabled when the computer restarts. As to KB3145739 I have it installed on April 18 and KB3153199 is one of those offered in May and which I installed on May 14, when, as said in my post above, The computer freezes up all the time. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading

This Vista laptop is a spare laptop which my sister uses when she comes over, or her children will use it, so it doesn't get much use. Computer Specs Member: SLI-30315 CHolschuh CPU: q6700 2666 Memory: 8189(8 GB) Dual NVIDIA GPUs: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+|NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ Sound: USB Audio Device|Realtek High Definition Audio Hard Drive(s): C:\ The other option is to disable Windows Update to stop the resource hogging and then re-enable WU/MU at a time of your choosing. see it here this what I have.

Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). Windows Vista Updates Stuck I've run into it a few times where the SP0 Vista just doesn't seem to like the hardware. Then, if there is a failure, you can: Recover the computer to the original XP operating system.

Having a copy of your files will prevent the loss of critical data in the event of an installation failure.

then started doing it again. I'm doing some updates and cleaning out my computer. Upgrade to Vista using the HP Vista Upgrade Utility and the Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade disc. Windows Vista Update Stuck Windows Updates Windows Update stopped checking for patchesMy Control Panel / Windows Update panel says that the last time WU checked for updates was 10/03/2010.

Helpful +0 Report Icanmakecistafreeze Feb 25, 2009 at 06:45 PM notice it is only the Quad proccessors that have this problem though. Selective boot on the same hardware: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, never reinstalled, runs still fine. I did do a scandisk and came up clean. note: Do not install any additional software until after the computer is updated to SP2, and all HP and Microsoft updates have been applied.

ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. Its the video drivers conflicting with the OS. Turned off my hibernation, and sleep settings, also set at High Performance, and have been online now 10 minutes and hasn't frozen YET!! Back to top Page 1 of 22 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows Vista 53 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 53 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to

I am sot sure I am wanting to Aggressively do ANYTHING with this lappie....let alone do these things with Registry.... but that sometimes happens in the update process so I figure it's normal. Why can't we remove the sqrt from rms? Get rid of Vista now if you can.

See your browser's documentation for specific instructions. {} Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U5 hp-support-head-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... For instructions on ordering, see HP PCs - Looking for Recovery Discs? I think Microsoft has already written-off Vista. Back to top #7 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:53 PM Posted 26 April 2016 - 03:46 PM You are a magician.


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