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It's hanging on "windows is checking for updates..." I have yet to try any of the fixes out there (e.g. Thursday, August 11, 2011 5:32 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote ACK! Online Master of Science in Information Systems at Northwestern University Computerworld The Voice of Business Technology Follow us Cloud Computing Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Data Center Emerging Technology Enterprise Applications The error message simply referred to "a problem on your computer". http://sauvblog.com/windows-xp/cannot-repair-windows-xp.html

I can’t figure out why, because the Fix it for Me link is just a .cab file that I can’t do anything with. Thursday, August 11, 2011 5:31 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've also installed a few different versions of the Windows Update Agent without success. Then click Start->Run and type in the following: c:\wuagent\windowsupdateagent30-x86.exe /wuforce Be sure to change the directory if you save it somewhere else. No Grub!) Don't know if Ubuntu has something similar. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2606456

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To see, try running Windows Update manually from the website to insure it can install patches.A brief search turned up forum postings at Microsoft.com from others with this problem. now it worked... After some tinkering and maybe updating the Windows Update Agent the computer updates just fine.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 End of life sucks :( Monday, January 13, 2014 4:34 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site. Write to: sdsubscriptions@chicagoreader.com.Copyright © 2015 Sun-Times Media, LLC. My Windows XP Media Edition still updates, and I reinstalled it last year, or two years ago at the most, and was able to get all the updates (a hellish lot Download Windows Xp Updates Manually Bryan Rubingh Proposed as answer by B.

That said, it might be worthwhile to keep tinkering with it in the hope that it will eventually be up to date. Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Step one of updating any old XP system is to put SP3 on it. (Maybe step 2, according to jmfridey. Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's homepage! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2497281 To continue support, make sure you've installed Windows Vista SP2. • Support for Windows XP SP2 ended on July 13, 2010.

I generally don't surf the net on it (I have a linux box for that) but I do happen to be typing on it right now, so I do use it Windows Xp Update Free Download The "half" is a file called "Windows Update.log" which doesn't seem to be used any longer. I think that was it! Is your staff ready for IoT?

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Friday, August 12, 2011 3:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same problem. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/77c26333-b9c7-49d6-9299-6386b94c0b1e/clean-install-of-win-xp-sp3-yet-i-cant-run-windows-update?forum=itproxpsp Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21Internet Explorer 8 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/upgrade-your-browserUpdate for Windows XP (KB927891) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927891Windows Update Agent 3.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb932139.aspxSecurity Update for Windows XP (KB2510531) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=10367Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP Where Is Windows Update In Xp That is far more important than keeping XP itself up to date. Windows Update Xp Download None of the above fixed the problem until I installed the update agent with the /wuforce option.

No joy. this content To continue support, make sure you've installed Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). I've tried a handful of things, the most nuclear (can you have a 'most nuclear'?) was using a 3rd-party cleanup utility to uninstall all of the .NET frameworks, then manually installing Back to top #10 narenxp narenxp BC Advisor 16,371 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:India Local time:07:26 AM Posted 29 October 2012 - 10:36 AM You're welcome Back to top Back to Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

Site Changelog Community Forum Software by IP.Board Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Need an account? No "Fix it for me" worked, reinstall didn't work, re-install sp3 over and over didn't work...long story short, nothing was working. SP3 is installing now and then I will try your fix. weblink So what if XP is not updated by MS?

Also, my other issue is that as soon as I turn on my HP Pavilion desktop I get a window popping up (I believe it's the Windows Installer) trying to install Windows Xp Updates Downloads 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 This is my 2nd attempt.

Runs from Windows 95 up.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/i...downloads/ie-8 lurcio View Public Profile Find all posts by lurcio #18 10-24-2013, 05:37 PM Fear Itself ɯǝlqoɹd ɐ ǝʌɐɥ ǝʍ 'uoʇsnoɥ Charter Member Join Date: Apr 1999 Location: Quote: What does it mean if my version of Windows is no longer supported? Also, I wonder if it might have something to do with the fact that the recovery discs come pre-installed with Norton Internet Security 2006..You see, once I've done a clean/fresh install Windows Update Xp Sp3 To continue support, make sure you've installed Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2). • Support for Windows Vista without any service packs ended on April 13, 2010.

The CD-ROM is now working, there was a game in the drive that had clearly failed to load so the owner had abandoned it and forgotten the CD. I check the properties of the PC and it reflects windows XP with SP3. I created a blog post on my website with detailed instructions and links to the updates you'll need to download. check over here If you've had problems with Windows Update after installing Windows XP SP3 leave a comment below.

WTF?! Find all posts by Rhythmdvl #31 10-30-2013, 05:12 AM sailor Registered User Join Date: Mar 2000 Quote: Originally Posted by Rhythmdvl It's hanging up on upgrading .NET, but What's worse, automatic updates runs an svchost process that consumes 99% of the CPU time, rendering the PC unusable unless automatic updates is turned off. Find all posts by Rhythmdvl #35 01-03-2014, 11:19 AM What the .... ?!?!

I've heard of, but never encountered (or heard specifics), hardware that looks for a particular OS before it will continue booting. PastTense View Public Profile Find all posts by PastTense #4 10-23-2013, 05:37 PM Esox Lucius Guest Join Date: Nov 2011 Quote: Originally Posted by Kimballkid I don't know Thursday, August 11, 2011 3:25 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've never posted on here before, but had to after experiencing this exact problem. .Net 4 didn't Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's homepage! Try it.) Blakeyrat View Public Profile Find all posts by Blakeyrat #7 10-23-2013, 11:22 PM Superhal Guest Join Date: Sep 2009 I was forced to buy win7 because Hope this helps others. It's hanging up on upgrading .NET, but I think I'm getting around that by manually updating it to v.4.

The same trick did nothing on the other two machines. A number of search engine provided fixes did not work for me. Install works flawlessly. Find all posts by Rhythmdvl #6 10-23-2013, 05:50 PM Blakeyrat Guest Join Date: Feb 2010 Windows 7 runs better on 1 GB of RAM than Windows XP does. Using the site is easy and fun.

sailor View Public Profile Find all posts by sailor #22 10-25-2013, 12:11 PM Lips_Obsession Guest Join Date: Apr 2004 We have a whole office full of WinXP SP3