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Solution 4 was the one that worked for me! Reply lakonst Mar 13, 2015 @ 18:21:27 @Rahab: You have installed the latest driver of Intel Rapid Storage? Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent After installing this 64 bit OS update "windows update" ran successfully for the first time in over a week. Source

Using the site is easy and fun. I CANNOT FIGHT MICROSOFT EVERY DAY. and where would I download it from? Regardless, my humble gratitude for your assistance! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other/windows-vista-wont-update/14747e69-9141-4f5d-b4a3-601346ccc55e

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

I'd run system files checker. Having struggled with this for months I followed your steps. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Actual install of the updates only took about 30 minutes.

Back to top #13 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:24 AM Posted 11 May 2016 - 11:32 AM devilus, My experience has been identical to yours, fixed Reply Dan May 01, 2016 @ 04:53:51 Had to reinstall Win7U from a system image dated three years ago, got to the point of checking Windows Update, got the dreaded "service http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/windowsvista-updates-are-not-downloading-to-system/1416dc8d-1bad-4367-900c-6a07d3fda6e5?auth=1 "Resetting the entire Windows Update Component manually" I did this using the command prompt as outlined in the article. Windows Vista Won't Download Updates KenB Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 devilus devilus Members 232 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:24 AM Posted 22 April 2016 -

Reply Sunny Feb 14, 2015 @ 21:22:07 Thanks a lot.It worked 🙂 Reply Wessley Feb 18, 2015 @ 07:46:20 Cheers for the info, solution two worked for me, i had to Windows Vista Updates Not Working which I assume is the reason for the "never" labels mentioned above. 2. Thank you very much!! http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/598963/windows-update-stuck-at-checking-for-updates-and-cant-install-updates-manually/ So sometimes it might be worthwhile to try selecting just one or a few updates at a time and see if that gets you anywhere.

It prompted the updater to update itself (or whatever). Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Thanks very much, j. If you are a computer novice and this guide doesn't make any sense to you, OR if you have followed this guide to the letter and still cannot get your Windows Using the site is easy and fun.

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Back to top #8 lmacri lmacri Members 241 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Canada Local time:11:24 PM Posted 10 May 2016 - 03:58 PM OS: Windows Vista 32 Bit Home Premium

These programs will be located in the Task Bar. 3. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Reply Nick Jun 28, 2015 @ 19:05:34 Worked, manual instructions worked like a treat, i suppose this has something to do with the file windows update uses being corrupt or it Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Thank you so much Reply XavDeb Jul 27, 2016 @ 17:31:09 Solution 2 was the good one Reply Steve Aug 21, 2016 @ 12:00:08 Awesome fix and directions!

Looking at the comments i tried the 2nd solution. this contact form Thank you so much for this! I must have shut down Vista before the updates had a chance to fully complete the process. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading

How to Reserve Windows 10 Upgrade (Free) How to Fix: CPU Not Compatible with Windows 10 Error Windows 10 Upgrade: Can I keep my Old Windows Install? Anmelden Teilen Mehr Melden Möchtest du dieses Video melden? I'm back in business! have a peek here Maybe a server issue. (WU is set to "Notify me but don't automatically download or install them") Selective boot on the same hardware: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, never reinstalled,

Windows Vista just won't install updates This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Windows Vista Updates Stuck Reply lakonst Mar 14, 2015 @ 11:04:14 @Rahab: SoftwareDistribution is a folder (not a file). Any further help will be greatly appreciated.

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Over the lastseveral months, I've gotten updates from Windows. Reply Susan Feb 02, 2015 @ 15:16:31 I have followed solution 2. CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Are Windows Vista Updates Still Available Back to top Page 1 of 23 1 2 3 Next » Back to Windows Vista 21 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 21 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to

You can change this preference below. Dont know why the official micosoft answers that appear at the top of the search list cannot provide such simple fixes. Thanks again! Check This Out Reply Rabinatrix^_ Jan 08, 2015 @ 01:30:44 Solution 2 works if you restart the PC once you have started the WU service.

Step 1: Run CHKDSK (Check Disk) The first step is to run check disk (chkdsk) in order to ensure that your file system is not dirty. If that doesn't work, try any of the steps outlined in Microsoft's KB2509997 article (Windows Vista and 7 only). I had the automatic update on but have also tried to manually install them to no avail. Reply Rahab Mar 13, 2015 @ 09:14:28 I have used all the above steps, did not work and still giving me the same answer of: "windows update cannot currently check for

Register now! How to Cancel Windows 10 Reservation (Properly) Download Windows 10 .ISO (DVD) for Clean Install? Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 lmacri lmacri Members 241 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Canada Local time:11:24 PM Posted 10 December 2015 Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

I'm so grateful to you 🙂 Reply Garrycas Feb 14, 2015 @ 09:07:52 Thank you VERY MUCH! Now here I am several hours later. Press Enter on the keyboard to execute the command. Download the Free version Once it is downloaded to your desktop.

I even got Defender to run as well. Your idea of doing the clean boot is a requirement too, just to rule it out as a source of the problem.If one does not see a date in the restore 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 either jump forward, and install Windows 7, or jump backwards and install Windows XP.You will do better with either one of these operating systems, than you would with Vista.By the way,

the second solution worked! Reply jarda Jan 10, 2015 @ 11:02:30 Many thank, it works now! This fix worked great for me. I am happy and I had donated small token to you.

Reply sheik mohideen Jan 28, 2015 @ 13:19:49 Thanks its working fine. Your cache administrator is webmaster. Reply Happy Camper Dec 04, 2014 @ 08:31:51 Worked like a charm!