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Hi KellyB56 / Joe_Lee: The May 2016 Patch Tuesday updates are due today. then ran "fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\", that was successful but still Win update not working. HP recommends that old and unnecessary files be removed before installing SP2. Have you had a go at running the Windows fix-it tool? http://wcsonline.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-stuck-on-checking-for-updates.html

So I had to use my restore point to solve this problem. I got another suggestion from another forum and suggested I needed to registger 3 different dll. The Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) is a collection of the latest enhancements and improvements in the Vista operating system. Create the OS Recovery discs HP strongly recommends that if you have not already created the operating system Recovery discs, you should create the OS recovery discs BEFORE installing Windows Vista

Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

Please enter a valid email address. Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). I love the program but will give that a try.

  1. After the update is complete, when you logon to the computer you will see a message stating that the update to Vista Service Pack 2 was successful, or that there was
  2. Before attempted fixes 13 updates were detected and I selected 11 to install ...
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  4. Back to top #14 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:20 PM Posted 11 May 2016 - 11:55 AM devilus, My experience has been identical to yours, fixed
  5. Disabled NIS 09' temporarily to no avail.
  6. Click View available updates.

Strange?? Visit now Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30H4 hp-feedback-banner-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... I suggested that in my answer to "Was this Helpful". Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading SP2 is a free update and you are encouraged to install it to keep your computer operating efficiently.

Z7_M0I02JG0KONJ30ACBBF8MM1084 hp-hero-support-search Actions ${title} Loading... Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Back to top Page 1 of 22 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows Vista 49 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 49 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to I researched that on the net seems there are lots of progblems there. Locate the Microsoft Windows Vista Upgrade disc that was used to upgrade the computer to Vista.

Thanks! Windows Vista Updates Not Working Although my system is 64 bits the listed requirements did not specify 32 bits. I dont know what to do - HELP?? why dont they EXPLAIN properly how to do these things??

Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739)

note: You may wish to print this document out and use it as a reference during some of the procedures. This was the case with KB3145739 as well on my system.) Edited by devilus, 11 May 2016 - 05:46 AM. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends All Rights Reserved. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA).

That is not a good sign -- SP2 is supposed to make Vista more reliable, not more flaky. http://wcsonline.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-won-39-t-download-updates.html enable windows updates for any patches needed after SP2. Then, if there is a failure, you can: Recover the computer to the original Vista operating system with SP1. now Win Update does not work. Vista Updates

In the event of a failure, follow the steps outlined above, but BEFORE installing the service pack, upgrade from the original edition of Vista to the enhanced version that you purchased. Because the service pack will change internal Windows settings, the antivirus software may try to protect the computer by blocking parts of the installation. would be nice if MS would install some elements of Windows as separate programs that could be uninstalled and then reinstalled. http://wcsonline.org/windows-vista/microsoft-windows-vista-updates.html Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30N0 hp-concentra-wrapper-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

IF NECESSARY, I'LL TURN OFF WU COMPLETELY. Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Thank you for signing up.

Later you can enable it again if you want.) Edited by devilus, 22 April 2016 - 02:40 AM.

High CPU usage came back, causing by TrustedInstaller this time. warning: If the computer was not designed for Vista, HP does not provide support, drivers, or software for improperly upgraded computers. I did, I gained 37gig space all on C, lost a bit on D though ?? Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista HP Customer Support Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA30U7 hp-contact-secondary-navigation-portlet Actions ${title} Loading...

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Then I tried a couple of fixes ... Back to top #6 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:20 PM Posted 26 April 2016 - 12:22 PM Having the same problem and pursuing similar solutions with out navigate here To locate this utility, click Start, type Disk in the search field, and select Disk Cleanup from the list.

note: Do not install any additional software until after the computer is updated to Vista, and SP1 and SP2 are installed, and all HP and Microsoft updates have been applied. On the HP Software and Drivers Downloads web page, locate and install the Vista drivers for the specific computer model. Strange?? Recovery path if the licensed OS is Vista with SP1 Beginning in early 2008, Microsoft released Service Pack 1 and HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario computers were shipped with the Windows

Also install: System BIOS HP Help & Support for Microsoft Windows Vista Install and run the HP Help & Support utility, and select HP Health Check. Attempting to cancel this update operation will damage the BIOS and will require that the computer be repaired at an HP authorized facility. I read several people having trouble before SP2 formally released but I installed it after it was available on Win Update. Not for me.

Have you been into Windows Updates and tried to install the important ones manually? Back to top #12 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:20 PM Posted 11 May 2016 - 05:12 AM This time it was the security patch KB3153199. Selective boot on the same hardware: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, never reinstalled, runs still fine. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site.

Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? Although you can use Automatic or Manual Updates to do this, the best way in my opinion is to have the complete upgrade file on your computer before you install it.5. Find Solutions, ask questions, and share advice with other HP product owners. thanks PCDIMWIT pcdimwit 10:55 27 Jan 12 PS: I have just tried the fix-it download from this link:- http://support.microsoft.com/fixit/ It has run the scan and tells me that there are

Please try the request again. Click here to Register a free account now! Now it list "System Update Readiness Tool" only. You will have to repeat the process for upgrading to the different edition, and you will have to contact Microsoft to re-activate the license agreement.

Many thanks to all who gave me their suggestions. 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