That was 2 years ago, and the Dell machine finally just QUIT (I'd gotten a Blue Screen almost every day, sometimes several times a day). Hey it finished IE 11 and is installing update 16. Reply Mike Jul 24, 2015 @ 06:46:00 Updates working now, don't know if it was just the Intel Rapid Storage Technology that was disabled which was stopping the Windows update from Reply Susan Feb 02, 2015 @ 15:16:31 I have followed solution 2. Source
Run Microsoft Fix It tool and press “Accept”. 3. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - I replied to you. This way none of the existing programs or files are lost or damaged. What I DON'T know is whatever happened to them - however, I am definitely taking care of my new Vista DVD.
by JCitizen / May 15, 2011 7:45 AM PDT In reply to: Updates to Vista Vista and Windows 7 are not truly different platforms. Reply Mufid Apr 20, 2016 @ 16:35:10 Dear admin, many thanks. Thank you very much! It turned out very well and along the way we cured a lot of slow booting machines.The last update was a Lenovo y510p which had initially been blocked by Nvidia.
Manual installation is another well done topic. Reply Nabeel Dec 16, 2016 @ 08:50:44 Solution 5 works properly Reply redesh Dec 17, 2016 @ 17:44:04 thank you. Note that you will need Java enabled in your browser.It will flag all the missing patches and in most cases, give you a link to download the patch and then manually Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends I have exactly the same problem.
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. Windows Vista Update Not Working Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Win7 had been no better... Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us. HELLO!!!!
Good luck,Rush Note: This post was edited by its original author to update post and remove the second one. additional hints Step 2 worked for me on my Win 7 64 bit. Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista I noticed the "Most recent check" date (9/12/16) was behind the "Updates were installed on" date (11/2/16) in the Windows Update Control Panel window. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Thanks!
To do this, Enter MSCONFIG in the RUN box, Hold down the Windows Key and press R, Click OK. this contact form Am I running too manysecurity programs? Have you any idea? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues/en-us 2. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading
Reply William Dec 18, 2015 @ 03:33:16 This is the one that fixed it for me. by R. After installation restart your computer and check for updates. (Applied to: Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.) Restart your computer. http://simplecoverage.org/windows-vista/vista-windows-update-question.php You cant update programs you dont have.
Reply veerabathiran Dec 31, 2014 @ 09:15:03 It is working fine,Thanks Reply Marty Jan 01, 2015 @ 10:45:31 Solution #2 worked perfectly. Windows Vista Update Stuck Install the latest Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver (Intel RST). * Source: http://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c02219204 * You can download the latest RSTS driver from your computer's manufacturer website or from the Intel® Rapid If offering you my girlfriend would make you happier and smarter, I would have done so!!!
perfect fix! by Dafydd Forum moderator / November 14, 2016 4:56 PM PST In reply to: If I can find it Will help other members.Dafydd. THANKS Reply demangparfa Mar 01, 2016 @ 02:15:03 Hello, I tried Solution 2, after I typed: services.msc and press Enter. Windows Vista Wont Update Step 3: Start Windows Update service.
For some reason, I never get a notification that the downloads are complete. Reply Mak May 11, 2015 @ 11:29:28 Hi wintips, Solution 1 does not work. Thank you very much. http://simplecoverage.org/windows-vista/vista-won-t-update.php If this article was useful for you, please consider supporting us by making a donation.
Thanks. Reply Dan May 01, 2016 @ 04:53:51 Had to reinstall Win7U from a system image dated three years ago, got to the point of checking Windows Update, got the dreaded "service Microsoft Fix-it didn't help, but your solution 2 did resolve the problem : ) Reply Mr Eyesopen Jul 29, 2015 @ 12:11:53 Step 2 was causing the issue. It can happen.
I also updated all my Vista Notebooks and Desktop the same way. I know this doesn't fix the problem but it lets you get the updates. by Blue_Zee / July 30, 2016 1:08 AM PDT In reply to: Wow ! Windows Vista just won't install updates Windows Vista forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows Vista is the best source for finding help or troubleshooting advice from a community of experts.
These programs will be located in the Task Bar. 3. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - I'm just amazed by constantlee / November 14, 2016 5:18 PM PST In reply to: This sounds like one of the common You may need to restart your computer” probably occurs when Windows temporary update folder (SoftwareDistribution folder) is corrupted. The laptop would NOT work, so called Dell, who told us that our laptop would ONLY run with Vista, so we reinstalled it.