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by John.Wilkinson / June 8, 2009 2:57 AM PDT In reply to: ntpasswd Download Link: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/Make sure you read through the FAQs before proceeding.Good luck.John Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/947821 "Fix Windows Update errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness Tool" This is listed as the fix for error code 0X80070057. 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. This works fine. this content

ECHO ============================= ECHO Running Admin shell ECHO ============================= :checkPrivileges NET FILE 1>NUL 2>NUL if '%errorlevel%' == '0' ( goto gotPrivileges ) else ( goto getPrivileges ) :getPrivileges if '%1'=='ELEV' (shift & Pull the slider all the way down close all windows. Try Secunia.com. I've found recently with Vista and Win7 that hotfixes are getting in the way of updating to either SP1, or SP2 for Vista, or .NET major updates.

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KenB Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:50 AM Posted 22 April 2016 - If not, you can find a few additional troubleshooting options on Microsoft's knowledge-base page, "Windows Update or Microsoft Update repeatedly offers the same update." Have you had problems getting Windows Update I've tried all the troubleshooting that Windows had to offer, and now I'm stranded. Works for me every time.

I run a consultancy and they reflect what my clients are doing.One uses the Yellow Shield Automatic Update feature. David Bobb Thank you for the batch script. You Might Like Shop Tech Products at Amazon Notice to our Readers We're now using social media to take your comments and feedback. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading This created a new Windows\Catroot2 folder and a new Windows\System32\SoftwareDistribution folder ...

Windows Vista just won't install updatesI recently purchased a used laptop with Windows Vista. Windows Update Not Working Vista My other symtoms were Vista would not recognize my virus protection program nor let me run MS Defender. by samkantrowitz / May 23, 2012 1:08 AM PDT In reply to: My Problem Also - Required A New Vista Disk All of my automatic updates happen successfully with the exception his comment is here This batch file simply works!!!

I have exactly the same problem. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Windows update or automatic update? --Submitted by Zouchhttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052458#3052458 Check your services --Submitted by darrenforster99http://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052531#3052531 Free support from Microsoft... --Submitted by John.Wilkinson http://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052357#3052357 Vista update failure --Submitted by tanker12ukhttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?messageID=3052473#3052473 I would try Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Contact Microsoft by STEVERI / June 9, 2009 3:31 AM PDT In reply to: Free support from Microsoft... It's been months now since Windows Update on my Vista hasn't been functioning.

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I know the TOUCHSCREEN Works bcoz I also have installed Android 4.2.test in Dual boot mode and discovered entirely by accident that yes I do have touchscreen ability. Windows Vista just won't install updates Hasta la Vista, baby! Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista are you Catholic?? Vista Updates More than will conflict with each other. 1.

When looking at error details, the MS advice gives an error code of 8007371C which, if you look in the 'get help with this error,' isn't even in the list! http://osuweb.net/windows-vista/another-vista-windows-update-problem.php SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. If you still can't install updates then you can try tricking Vista's management system. To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

Back to top #13 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:06:50 PM Posted 11 May 2016 - 11:32 AM devilus, My experience has been identical to yours, fixed Exasperating to say the least (my history with Vista in a nutshell!).Perhaps my VISTA is corrupt, also? Windows Vista just won't install updates When you mentioned you'd just bought a Vista machine I thought about how many companies are switching to 7 now and selling the older models. have a peek at these guys Microsoft's own 'fixes' are useless Tom I used this script, ran as administrator and restarted as instructed, however it still searches for updates and nothing has changed.

The Windows XP netbook I bought a week ago was the very last they had in the shop. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Run the windows update reset script again, restart computer and then run Windows Update again Terry Hi, Do I run your windows reset script in Safe Mode on my Vista Home It said it wasn't downloading but in reality it was (in small portions).

Funny that updating Linux (Mint and Debian) always works, and I do mean always.

They helped me with the same type problem last year and I am running XP. Following their instructions, I re-loaded my Vista and have been problem-free since Oct., 2010. Set up a new administrator account, download from there, then delete the new account. Windows Vista Update Stuck Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD).

HELLO!!!! The screen is barely visible (same oil) but the OS is still stable after three or more years Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Must use Vista on Dell I am however also frustrated by the display not working with any version of AndroidFlash[which is why I haven't dropped XP], Any way I will probably try the script now to http://osuweb.net/windows-vista/vista-sp2-update-symbol-errors.php Windows Vista Update Hangs at "Checking For Updates" Started by KellyB56 , Apr 21 2016 11:37 PM Page 1 of 22 1 2 3 Next » Please log in to reply

Obviously cleaning out the unnecessary files will be helpful. I CANNOT FIGHT MICROSOFT EVERY DAY. There was no problem yesterday. This can be a tricky issue to solve, but here's a good place to start: Microsoft's Windows Update Fix-it.

Ask for help with your PC hassles at [email protected], or try the treasure trove of helpful folks in the PC World Community Forums. Sign up to have the Hassle-Free PC newsletter e-mailed to you each week. Question though: You stated "This script can be used in all Windows versions including..." then went on to only cite "...Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10." So does All rights reserved. Is this possible even if everything else installs?

Then visit Microsoft Updates, and check for Updates. 5. I was a bit worried initially as restarting the PC and opening programs were extremely slow, but next time the speed was back to normal. See if that fixes your problem.This comes from:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;943144It's for XP and it might or might not work for Vista (but if it doesn't there might be a similar but slightly different But it taking 2 hours already now still got 0% complete.

I would be interested in having the steps you were given for re-loading your VISTA, @Basuto9. It'll take a few seconds in executing the commands. The key is to clean up your computer FIRST.