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Back to top #3 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:38 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 11:55 AM Yes I know. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Comments Fred Kiige Worked like magic. Saga LoutDec 16, 2013, 7:01 PM I don't think I'll recommend that this time. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/need-help-with-windows-xp-professional.php

by billiej1796 / October 8, 2007 5:22 AM PDT In reply to: My appologies... I beweve they ah, Bwian. ie8 would not install. BITS was there, then I ran the tool several times, it found some problems & said it fixed a few of them, then I rebooted & looked at the processes & http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/579269/windows-xp-wont-update/

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IT's worked after when i change to "checked" Nazih El-Maarri IT's worked after when i change to "checked" Frank Seems to work as SP3 is now installing as I type this Then, the next window will include a tick box to "Don't ask me again about this update" or words to that effect. Might need to manually update Windows Update first. It routes me off to the Fix it 50777 guy again.

I may have missed the proper way to get help.I connect to the Net I "go direct". You can skip a few iterations if you can find and download SP3. It's updated to SP3 and beyond that I have intentionally not installed any updates. Windows Xp Won't Update good job udrea thanks Tuisamoa Thank you worked a charm :-) Thabang You are the super witch!

I created a blog post on my website with detailed instructions and links to the updates you'll need to download. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Deleting iTunes won’t delete your music. You're definitely going to get a lot of Linux! navigate here The screen saver was running (after I wiggled the mouse to turn the monitor back on), but I couldn't get the system to come alive.

William oddly enough, I had to set it to Checked to make it work, thanks for the help though! Download Windows Xp Updates Manually It's not often when you find a answer to a conflict with M$ products and get an actual answer that really works. Back to top #8 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,144 posts ONLINE Local time:04:38 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 04:20 PM I think you need to install the Windows Update Agent. Nanoda View Public Profile Find all posts by Nanoda #25 10-28-2013, 04:18 AM md2000 Guest Join Date: Feb 2009 Yeah, the windows update "check what's on the MS

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SP3 is installing now and then I will try your fix. http://www.askvg.com/windows-xp-sp3-setup-error-cannot-update-a-checked-debug-system-with-a-free-retail-version-of-service-pack-3/ Register now! Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working I installed XP. Windows Update Xp Download What happens if you try that?

Thank you. check over here Only i do is format the partition and reinstall the XP SP3 version which helps out otherwise the problem remains in the system.Kindly help me out. Blue Stop Screen 0x0000007B. Friday, August 12, 2011 3:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I had the same problem. Windows 7 Will Not Update After Fresh Install

One thing though, there was/is no "Event Cache" folder in C:\Windows\Software Distribution". Thread Tools Display Modes #1 10-23-2013, 05:24 PM Rhythmdvl Charter Member Join Date: Oct 1999 Location: Shakedown Street Posts: 12,932 Fresh install of Windows XP cant run updates Back to top #10 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 16,144 posts ONLINE Local time:04:38 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 05:04 PM Right Click My Computer > Manage. his comment is here Thank you for all your help.

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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

If you installed security software and are having issues installing iTunesfor Windows, you might need todisable or uninstall security softwareto resolve the issues. I had to change it from "Multiprocessor Free" to "Checked" to get it to work. Myglaren View Public Profile Find all posts by Myglaren Bookmarks del.icio.us Digg Facebook Google reddit StumbleUpon Twitter « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email Microsoft Update Windows Xp Then, I put automatic updates to "notify me before downloading" and it let me get about 100 updates.

Bookmark this page. Quote: What does it mean if my version of Windows is no longer supported? Now try setting it to automatically update and set the system clock to one minute before whatever time it's set to update, and see what happens. http://osuweb.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-loads-with-delays-professional-help-some.php This fix is what worked for me.

Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Can't update Windows XP after repair reinstall This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. I go through my own switch, then through my ISP's Router. CNET Reviews Best Products CNET 100 Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Networking Phones Printers Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Back to top #5 WilliamP WilliamP Topic Starter Members 119 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:04:38 PM Posted 12 June 2015 - 03:23 PM I am in the process of installing

When I downloaded SP3 (I actually have an SP2 disk) I was given the "you may also want" dialogue and ended up with IE8. Refused to update IE to 8 from 6. None of the above fixed the problem until I installed the update agent with the /wuforce option. This morning I looked & my system "LOOKED" like it was locked up.

Any ideas? Decent model, crap spec. the dotted lines here i mention means missing CSD Version Service Pack 3 which gets erased from the registry also.Additionally to this ntdll.dll and some other dlls gets corrupted but the That was an old update, so I doubt that I'll continue to have problems with updates sticking.

Nice one ! Click here to Register a free account now! Are you sure you have updated to SP3? Double-click on it and change its value to Checked as shown in following screenshot: If the value is already set to Checked, then change it to Free and click on OK.

Please check and confirm if this fixes the problem for you guys. ftg View Public Profile Find all posts by ftg #38 01-03-2014, 06:48 PM Isilder Guest Join Date: Mar 2013 Quote: Originally Posted by Rhythmdvl Thanks. Windows xp won't update Started by WilliamP , Jun 12 2015 11:32 AM Please log in to reply 14 replies to this topic #1 WilliamP WilliamP Members 119 posts OFFLINE We can only provide best effort support.

Thursday, August 11, 2011 6:08 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Sadly this fix did not work for me. Support end dates Here are the dates when support will end for PCs running Windows XP and Windows Vista without the latest service packs: Support for Windows XP is ending See that post for direct download links.) To install Debian Linux from Windows directly, I have (very recently) used Debian-Installer Loader.