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bamim2Dec 9, 2013, 7:55 PM Thank you for you comments. What do I do with that? Unless there's some other way through the maze that leads me to something else more helpful. Thanks!!!! his comment is here

Matter of interest - which one is it? Tried microsoft fixit...windows update engines....finally stumbled across this site while searching the internet. Get the answer Saga LoutDec 9, 2013, 8:37 PM Event Cache is also a sub-folder in Windows\Software Distribution. Please try the request again.

help please! I may have missed the proper way to get help.I connect to the Net I "go direct". I'm off to chop down a tree with a fish... Right now my system is installing updates & then it will power itself off.

Can you explain why its doing this and tell me how to fix the problem? Mihai Ditiu Thank you for the solution! So, I tried to download the DDS file, and a dialog box opened, saying "The procedure * could not be... And presto!!

I'll try to spend a bit of time on this site looking for problems I can help others with & not just come here when I need help myself. No help. It takes less than a minute and is completely free! http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/i-am-running-xp-sp2-windows-wont-update-anything/6e3c794d-f586-4f00-8cdc-aa8dcd61ad4e I've tried reformatting my drive & reinstalling XP.

Report WinXPUser 1Posts Wednesday December 12, 2012Registration date December 12, 2012 Last seen - Dec 12, 2012 11:45PM Arun, you saved my life. Your cache administrator is webmaster. I tried every other possible solution offered and none worked. Blue Stop Screen 0x0000007B.

I'm unable to get ANY updates in & since I removed the OS, I lost all the updates I did have. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/885627/windows-xp-service-pack-2-is-not-available-to-install-from-windows-update-and-is-not-offered-by-automatic-updates I've tried to restore and no result. Does anyone have any suggestions of other things I might try? When they aren't fairly close in sync it can cause errors like that.

XP is still needed in some places :) Mikael0 It worked. this content green bar keeps going.im using windows xp sp3. I finally rebooted & when it came back up it has been downloading Updates ever since. solved Where can i find windows xp drivers update online Need Windows XP Temperarily for software update i just had to system restore with a cd on windows xp and i

gursharan My Problem is I've installed XP SP3 and it works well at start.when install some programs which are all clean and virus tested.A small problem takes place and its in Here are my logs: . How can I overcome this? weblink Download and run http://download.windowsupdate.com/WindowsUpdate/redist/standalone/7.4.7600.226/WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe I had to reboot one machine to get it to work but the rest worked without.

My computer had slowed to a crawl. Also, I went through the security center as well but the system will not allow me to change it from off to on. Running all of the fixit and other fixes can break Windows update.

Need To Update Windows XP Before The End windows update not working .

I changed the "Checked" to "Multiproccessor free" with no results. Posts: 5,007 OS: W7 SP1 Pro x64 My System Is the laptop already at SP2? But at least it reported back the problems that it caused!! I've got almost 100 hours into this.

It made such a mess of things, I had to restore my system to before that thing ran. Unable to install Windows 10 on brand new 1tb HDD keeps freezing. for helping. http://techvividglobalservices.com/solved-cant/solved-cant-activate-windows-8-1.html I'd hate to mess things up now, after ALL of this work.

The time now is 10:35 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of Helpful +0 Report Mike Dec 17, 2013 11:48AM To delete the folder "Software Distribution" do the following: 1. Saga LoutDec 17, 2013, 7:15 PM Don't uninstall the update; just untick the install option when it next offers itself to you. I don't 'think' there are any more but BITS.

If its not service pack 3 to begin with your Windows Update won't work. Arun's little trick has very noticeably speeded up my Windows Explorer opening and other tasks on my computer. bamim2Dec 10, 2013, 6:51 AM Thank you VERY much for taking the time to help me. Currently we cant find which software it is but in future if you reinstall Windows, then install your software one by one and check System Properties every time.

I just spent the last hour in a chat session with somebody from Microsoft trying to convince me to pay them $100 to fix a problem with their stuff. ANY help is appreciated. I tried uninstalling, rebooting & reinstalling the update, but it still showed up, so I did a search for the problem & ran this Fix it "MicrosoftFixit.wu.LB.147310733779644115.1.1.Run.exe" DO NOT RUN THIS!!! http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-support-help Best answer jeffredoMar 26, 2014, 6:11 AM Debbie, are you meaning that Windows Update won't work?

I finally did a Ctrl+Alt+Del & chose Task Manager & with some fiddling brought things back to life.