Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - i tried your suggestions by jbrego100 / June 5, 2009 10:05 PM PDT In reply to: Check your services Hey Darren,I tried going First of all it shows very poor trouble shooting skills and second, your comment on Vista is totally unsupported. Pull the slider all the way down close all windows. I CANNOT FIGHT MICROSOFT EVERY DAY. Source
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Your mileage may vary - Microsoft is obligated to help with the update process, for free, so it is always advisable to consult with them first; you might not have to Bingocat 98,650 views 15:12 How to Fix "Failure configuring Windows updates. Until I have the time and the mental energy to devote to upgrading to Win7 (sitting on my shelf), this seems like a possible (least-disruptive) interim solution for me, as well. Sign in to report inappropriate content.
Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Press Enter on the keyboard to execute the command. I will scan very fast for Malware and Viruses and can be used in conjunction with any other scanners that you have. Windows Vista Updates Not Working Reran the FixIt tool and it still detects error code 0X80070057 None of these bright ideas worked.
Yes, I ran all the malware/virus checks, but there was nothing there. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Thanks. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/vista-updates-fail/fbe1419f-9277-420d-ba8e-8bb34b91831c Using your mouse, highlight the following text, then right click over top of the highlighted text and select Copy from the dialogue menu: net stop wuauserv cd %systemroot% rename SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Richard Lloyd 288,141 views 9:52 How To Make Windows Vista Very Fast - Duration: 4:25. Windows Vista Updates Stuck Up next Clear Windows Update Cache and Fix Windows Updates - Duration: 10:12. The instructions below will essentially 'wipe out' the memory of Windows Update (including failed updates) and allow Windows Update to 'start over'. Has Microsoft published explanation of problem and addressed permanent fix?
Mkae sure your firewall isn't blocking them either.I would always recommend using the Custom Install option - you can read the description of each patch and decide whether to accept it. Good luck. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Restart your computer. Windows Vista Will Not Update Things work better when your machine has been streamlined.
You also need to allow scripting and accept cookies during the process. this contact form I didn't install any new updates in last days except Windows Defender definitions. 45 minutes and still checking for updates. Send me a message on the bottom left of the screen (using the Zopim Chat button), or click my picture to read more about how I can fix your computer over or use a blank dvd-rw Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - a few tips by nailzz / May 29, 2009 1:16 PM PDT In reply to: Windows Vista updates Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading
I would suggest thinking of a reinstall as a last resort. Flag Permalink This was helpful (6) Collapse - That is BS by bigbear639 / May 22, 2011 2:41 AM PDT In reply to: Must use Vista on Dell Inspiron Dell is Vista wouldn't download updates for me, wouldn't let my printer use its full range of features and wouldn't respond even when I asked it nicely. have a peek here Is there a different comparable update for 64 bit OS or is there a different problem?
Such as http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-windows_update/vista-sp2-error-8007371c/27f423c2-18b6-4881-9f05-3795854de617If this is a plea for help, my advice is to make a new discussion as your post is buried in this discussion.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Are Windows Vista Updates Still Available If Neal can come up with a Vista DVD, I would be happy to list the steps required for the reload, as given to me by MS. and "Updates installed" says "never".
I am so excited I could hug you but that would be weird. When I came back, it was ready to reboot and install 64 updates. Reverting changes. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends These programs will be located in the Task Bar. 3.
When complete, go back to the Start up Dialog Box and place a check alongside all programs you wish to start up when you turn on your system. by gringojo / May 29, 2009 12:59 PM PDT In reply to: Windows Vista updates are available, but won't download and install #800S ARE FREE!!!!!!!! "SIGH ROLLING MY EYES" & No Various attempts to fix it, per Microsoft Support, were unsuccessful, so their final decision was to send me a brand-new Vista disk (again at no charge - this is NOT something Check This Out If you are running Windows 8 and 10, please also use the DISM tool: After the system file check completes, highlight the following command using your mouse: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Permalink Submitted by PseudoGeek on Mon, 11/14/2016 - 00:32 I did everything in the article, including going back through steps 3-5 again, all to no avail on a Windows 7 laptop. and type SERVICES.MSC and press enter)2.