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Q: windows auto updates

Recd auto update vixs- streaming etc. which failed error 80070103, dt000. How can this fail when it sent by u microsoft. as important?

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Preferred Solution: windows auto updates

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Win Updates Disabler: Disable\Enable Windows Updates, Windows Defender, Security Center, Windows Firewall

Win Updates Disabler is a very simple Windows OS software that helps you to completely disable or enable Automatic Updates on your Windows system. Moreover, it can help to disable or enable Windows Defender, Windows Security Center and Windows Firewall. Remember that it is important keep your system up to date for security reasons, however, if for privacy reasons or for any other reason you want to disable Windows Updates and the other Windows security services, this little tool is all that you need. This program works fine on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 (32\64-bit).





Program Key Features

Completely Disable or Enable Automatic Updates on Windows
Disable or Enable Windows Defender, Security Center, Windows Firewall
Ask to Reboot the PC After the Changes have Been Applied
Run it Directly from the USB with the Portable Version
Works on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (32\64-bit)

Download http://www.site2unblock.com/download/win-updates-disabler-setup.exe

Portable Version http://www.site2unblock.com/download/win-updates-disabler-portable.zip


 

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For some reason around once every month or so, I get a notification telling me that my updates aren't set to install automatically. It is a simple fix, but I'm worried there is some underlying cause. Any advice would be great!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5800 @ 3.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 7422 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 243675 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 018D1Y
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

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Hi, i recently re-installed Windows because the system was running abit slow and ever since i did the automatic updates wont install.
everytime the updates are ready it downloads them and then goes to install them but says it has failed.
i have a legit version of windows and have the original cd key for it.

i have tried to clear the software distribution cache using this code in a bat file


net stop "Automatic Updates"
del /f /s /q %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\*.*
net start "Automatic Updates"
wuauclt.exe /detectnow

and ive tried restarting the updater using this

net stop bits
net stop /s wuauserv
regsvr32 /u wuaueng.dll /s
del /f /s /q %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\*.*
del /f /s /q %windir%\windowsupdate.log
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll /s
net start bits
net start wuauserv
wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization /detectnow

but neither of them have worked.
if it helps im running on
AMD sempron 1.6Ghz
1.00GB RAM
Nvidia GeForce 6600GT (Factory clocking)
Windows XP Service Pack 2

does anyone know how i can get these updates working again?
i never had a problem with auto updates before i re-installed.
i have tried looking on the microsoft website for help but that site is about as usefull as my ***. enough said.

A:Windows XP SP2 Auto Updates

hellooo? anyone?

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I've had a DELL computrer for a little over a year, with WIN XP (I only had 98 before)

Every now and then something comes up (and stays in the tastbar) saying there's a new Windows update, do I want to install it? If I do, it does, if I don't it sits in the taskbar and installs it anyway when I close down (at least some do, I'm not sure they all do)

It doesn't even say WHAT they are, until it goes to install it, and then I can cancel it, but it comes back another time.

The main one I've been seeing it the Windows Genuine Software one. The first time this came up, I looked it up and it installs something so if you put in an illegal copy of Windows (or something?) it picks up on this and keeps telling you till you pay/register it (I think that's the point of it) I don't play on putting in any different Windows, I don't have a restore CD, none came with it (it's built in I guess). Maybe it's picky/paranoid of me, but I don't like all this being connected to Windows. For all I know they are keeping a file on everything I write or receive. Again, I don't write/receive anything illegal or wrong, it's the idea of it.

With the first Windows genuine software installation, it kept coming up and I kept closing it, refusing the download. This was the first time I noticed when I shut the computer down that night, a box popped up installing it ANYWAY.

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A:What are these Windows auto updates?

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I am experience pop up adds and when I select a website ( from a search list for example ), a different site comes up. I also noticed that my setting for getting automatic windows updates keeps getting turned off. When I turn it on, it turns back off a short time later.

My computer is an older Dell and I'm running XP SP 2

I am running Vipre Antivirus software and have run a complete scan. I also downloaded and ran PC Tools Spydoctor 2010 and ran a deep system scan with that. After checking for virus and spyware, I ran HijackThis. I've attached the log from Hijackthis.

What else can I do to get rid of whatever has infected my computer ?
 

A:Auto Windows Updates Keeps turning off

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Do you know when it will be available, as an automatic update for W8 & W7; 32 bit & 64 bit?

I don't have W8, yet.

My 32 bit W7 auto update does not display IE 10.

I haven't been able to find it.
edit
I have found the IE 10 download, but not information as to IE10 availability via Windows Update.

end edit

Some of the sites I have checked.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/downloads/ie-10/worldwide-languages

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/internet-explorer

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/26/ie10_for_windows7_ships/

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj851191.aspx

Thanks for helping me become better informed.

RF123
 

A:Solved: IE 10 & Windows Auto Updates

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bad things are happening:
1. I get a message saying Automatic Updates is turned off, but when I go to the security center, it indicates the automatic updates are ON
2. multiple IE windows open even though I use Firefox
3. random firefox windows open, some with blank screens

here's the log file from Hijack This:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:26:22 AM, on 2/1/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Apache2.2\bin\httpd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\mysqld-nt.exe
C:\Apache2.2\bin\httpd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\Memory Card Utility\PIXMA iP6000D\PDUiP6000DMemCrdMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Tablet.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WTablet\TabUserW.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Tablet.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\VERIZO~1\HELPSU~1\VERIZO~1.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
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A:Auto updates OFF, multiple IE windows

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Can anyone tell me how to diable auto update in windows xp?
thx...rob
 

A:Windows xp disable auto updates.

Go to Control Panel>Administrative Tools>Services. Double click on "Automatic Updates" choose "Disabled" from the drop-down list next to "Startup Type." Click on "OK" and that should do it.

If you also want to stop the service immediately without rebooting, also click on the "Stop" button while you're there.

You might want to visit Black Viper's site for a list of XP's services and recommendations as to which are unneeded and can safely be turned off.
 

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Hi.

I'm looking for a way to automatically install the important updates from Microsoft (not the optional updates), via the command line.

I've downloaded wuinstall 1.1 (http://wuinstall.com/index.php/en/free) which does work but it installs all updates including the optional ones (using the command wuinstall /install).

Can anyone offer any advice please?

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New to the group.  Have read all the comments recommending NOT to stop the auto updates and the reasons why.  Here is why I feel compelled to do so.  Recent updates have slowed my PC to a crawl (although, admittedly, I did not attempt to isolate the specific update causing this).  I know that turning off the updates leave me vulnerable to malware.... but I  have two anti-malware products running.  Any comments?
 
Additionally, most recent update appears to be, if not forcing, at least pushing me to update to Windows 10, which I have no intention of doing.  Any comments on this one?
 
Thanks much!
 
Grumblesmom
 

A:Stopping Auto Updates to Windows 7

Hi grumblesmom I doubt that Windows Updates will cause your system to become so slow that it'll not be usable properly. The issue might be somewhere else. Also, you have close to no protection with two Antimalware only, you need an active Antivirus protection in order for your system to stay secure. I suggest you to read the article below.Choosing an Anti-Virus ProgramNow, you can hide the KB3035583 (the Windows 10 app update) if you don't want it to show up anymore. As for your "slowness" issue, do you want me to help you see what is really causing this?

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Is anyone else finding the store nothing short of hopeless with regard auto app updates. The process works because some apps do update. But the amount of times they also get stuck is ridiculous. I'll often go into the store on my PC and sometimes manually do a check for updates. But as I go to the downloads and updates tab I quite often see a couple of apps stuck updating at 0.1 and nothing seems to bump the along (even exiting the store) unless I press the cross to stop it and then recheck for updates whereupon said updates will re appear and I can initiate a manual update which seems to work. I notice the actual native MS apps are the most prone. I even got offered an update for Twitter which was stuck. I don't even have that one installed! It just seems plain buggy to me. Do you think I am better off turning auto updates off

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Hello,I'm new here but can't see if anyone else has posted this problem.I have a Sony Vaio loaded with Windows XP home and Internet Explorer 7. Microsoft keep sending auto updates and when my comp downloads them, I.E.7 ceases to access the WWW. If I do 'system restore' it's ok till the next update and it repeats again.I'm sure there must be settings I can change but I don't know where. Anyone help please?P.S. Microsoft will not help by email. They want 38 pounds plus vat to ring a premium rate phoneline to get the answer!RegardsAngie.Moderator Edit: To add a topic descriptor. ~ Animal

A:Auto Updates And Windows Xp Home.

Have you tried allowing the updates to install?

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More details here:

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/windows-10-auto-schedules-updates,31802.html

Seems that our choice are getting slimmer everyday.
 

A:Microsoft Auto-Scheduling Windows 10 Updates

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Hi. I'm new to this forum, and need help! Yesterday the latest Vista updates were downloaded to my computer. I didn't restart my computer after the updates were downloaded. When I turned on my laptop this morning, the Startup Repair window comes up because windows failed to start. I've run the repair several times, and it's unable to repair.
It lists the following problem details:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepariV2
Problem Signature 01: AutoFailover
Problem Signature 02: 6.0.6000.163686.6.0.6001.1800
Problem Signature 03: 5
Problem Signature 04: 262148
Problem Signature 05: BadDriver
Problem Signature 06: BadDriver
Problem Signature 07: 0
Problem Signature 08: 3
Problem Signature 09: WrpRepair
Problem Signature 10: 10
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.256.1
Local ID: 1033

So, I see that part (if not all) of the problem is bad drivers. Why is this so and how can I fix it? I have a Gateway M-Series laptop (about 10 months old). Thanks!

A:After latest auto updates, windows won't start

first of all, can i ask did you get windows vista on a CD/Download or pre installed before purchase..

also, you mentioned that you did not restart you computer, did you click start menu and then shutdown, or was the system put into hibernation/sleep

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Until recently, I always left the Windows Updates set to download and install automatically, which worked fine.

A couple of weeks ago I changed it to download, but letting me choose when to install them. I then decided it was better off as it was before, and changed the setting back to Automatic, clicked 'Apply' and 'OK'. However, the updates are downloading automatically, but still prompting me to install them - not installing automatically. I retried, but the same thing is happening.

Why isn't it installing the updates automatically again and how do I fix it please?

XP SP3
 

A:Solved: Windows updates not auto installing

isihac said:


Until recently, I always left the Windows Updates set to download and install automatically, which worked fine.

A couple of weeks ago I changed it to download, but letting me choose when to install them. I then decided it was better off as it was before, and changed the setting back to Automatic, clicked 'Apply' and 'OK'. However, the updates are downloading automatically, but still prompting me to install them - not installing automatically. I retried, but the same thing is happening.

Why isn't it installing the updates automatically again and how do I fix it please?

XP SP3Click to expand...
Could these be updates which require input from you - agreeing to terms and conditions, perhaps? Just one such in a whole bunch might cause this.
 

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I'm using Windows XP. On the "Windows Security Center" page I'm unable to turn ON the Automatic Updates. I've followed there directions and have gone to the "Control Panel" then to "Automatic Updates". On that particular page I'm able to highlight "Automatic (recommended)" to upload everyday at 2:00am. But my Windows security Center doesn't allow me to turn it ON. I'm not that advanced with computers so if anybody has a suggestion please speak basic. Thanks

A:Can't turn ON my "Windows Security" Auto updates.

Hi Fishin -Are the options to select Automatic Updates in any way "greyed out", meaning a bit harder to see and operate ??http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/regs_edits/updaterestore.regThe link above from Kelleys Korner (very trusted site) may help you to restore this back to normal.Worth a try -Thank You -

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Hi. I have just gotten rid of the XP Anti-Spyware 2011 rogue as indicated in here. However, there seems to be still one problem regarding the Automatic Updates for Windows Security Center. The red shield with a white x appears on the lower-right taskbar as Windows Security Alerts.In Windows Security Center, the Automatic Updates is set to off. Turning on Automatic Updates displays the message "We're sorry. The Security Center could not change your Automatic Updates settings. To try to change these settings yourself, go to System in in Control Panel. On the automatic updates tab, select Automatic (recommended), and then click ok." Following the above instructions only led me to find that the setting is already on Automatic (recommended).I've looked up the problem to see how to resolve the issue and found out I need to reconfigure the Automatic Updates and the Background Intelligent Transfer Service under Services. The Automatic Updates does not appear in the list of services. The Background Intelligent Transfer Service has its status started but the startup type is "manual", which should be "automatic." Changing it to "automatic" will only make it revert to "manual" after restarting.I'm thinking there's a registry key that hasn't been fixed and it's showing the alert icon and that the security center is reading "off" when I think it should be "on" as indicated in the automatic updates... Read more

A:Windows Security Center Auto Updates

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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Usually Windows is OK about notifying you but for this last update I had 5 different people all call me VERY upset that they had lost important work because Windows Updates just hijacked their computer and started installing and then restarted WITHOUT NOTICE.
I like the Auto install feature to ensure that updates aren't missed but really???? Why does Microsoft have to act like the very thing it is trying to prevent and take over your computer without your permission.
At the very least if there is a user logged in their should be a window that REQUIRES a "yes" click before an auto-restart is performed.
I have a solution to prevent this (below) but really it SHOULD be by default for everyone, not requiring specific knowledge of a policy to be set. My father has now lost part of his book he was writing (in Word) that he will never get back because
of Microsoft's hijacking.
I have the Group Policy Set "No auto restarts when users are logged in" but I am running Windows 7 Professional and it isn't so easy with the other versions.
For those who don't have Windows 7 Pro/Ultimate to run gpedit.msc - Computer Config-Admin templates-Windows Components-Windows Update you can use the following - save in Notepad and rename to a something.reg file and double click.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU]
"NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers"=dword:00000001
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so my pc specs are following..
core i7-2600 3.4ghz
16gb ram
gtx 1070 8gb
got an ssd and few hdds

so what i want to know is that i have a intel motherboard and i have windows 10 installed on it
so when i check for driver updates via driver pack solution it gives me like 10 drivers out of which some seem to be important chipset drivers but windows 10 dosent update or install those or does it thats what i wanna know..
Sorry for my bad english its not my language i am doing my best...
 

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Hello

We have a windows update group policy applied to various users machines in our domain. The policy is to automatically restart / update users machines if they are logged off. This does not appear to be working in any case.

I have compared the registry settings on machines to what they should be if the policy applied and they are correct:


HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

AUOptions - 4
NoAutoRebootedWithLoggedOnUsers - 1
ScheduledInstallDay - 0
ScheduledInstallTime- 1
NoAutoUpdate-0

This would imply the install / restart should be happening automatically at 1am if no user is logged on.

When users come in in the morning and log in they immediately get a "Restart your machine to finish installing updates" dialogue and it is driving us insane!

Can anyone please advise ?


Thanks

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I just upgraded from Windows 2000 to Windows XP, and none of the automatic updates are installing. I've attached a screenshot of the image that is brought up.

Also, there was a version of Norton Antivirus on here that was not uninstalled before upgrading. And I'd like to uninstall it, but trying to do so through the Add/Remove Software in the Control Panel doesn't work. It seems to lock up, and I have to do a hard reset to get it to close.

What should I try now?
 

A:Just upgraded 2000 to XP; Windows auto-updates don't work...

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Can I install Windows Updates Automatically, but not restart automatically?
Or disable restarting after installing updates?
I am leaving my computer to run programs while I am away, and it is a b*tch to see coming home and see Windows restarted.
I chose the option to download, but ask me to install. That is my solution, but I was wondering if there was any way to disable automatic restarting.
(I know, just install when you want is a great option, I was just wondering, that is it.)

P.S.: Do we have a delete post option in the forum. At least in the next 15 minutes or an hour, or posts without a reply?

A:Can I install Windows Updates Automatically, but not restart auto?

If you've set Updates to ask you to install, you are installing them yourself not automatically so install them when you can handle the restart but not when you are doing something else.

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hi, my security center automatic updates is not on and it won't allow me to turn it on. i have no idea what to do and i would appreciate some help with this. i've included a hijackthis log file as well.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:09:38 PM, on 4/28/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSVC.EXE
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\1.3.21.53\GoogleCrashHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WLIDSvcM.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast5\avastUI.exe
C:\WINDOWS\MMKeybd.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\update\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\HidFind.exe
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A:Solved: windows xp security center auto updates off??

Try Reregister Windows Update components
Click Start, click Run, type REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL, and then press ENTER.
When you receive the "DllRegisterServer in WUAPI.DLL succeeded" message, click OK.
Type the following commands in the Open box, one after the other, and then press ENTER after each command:
REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL
REGSVR32 WUAUENG1.DLL
REGSVR32 ATL.DLL
REGSVR32 WUCLTUI.DLL
REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL
REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL
REGSVR32 WUWEB.DLL

 

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Hi Gentlemen and Ladies (although lady helpers seem few and far between),
 
When checking for outstanding updates, I continue to get the message that the following have not been successful:
 
1) Security update for Microsoft Visual C++2008 Service Pack 1
2) Redistributable Package (KB2538243)
 
I am running SP3 and presume (1) is for SP1 only, and therefore should be ignored? Yes/No?
Not sure what KB2538243 is about, and whether a cause for concern or not. Help!
 
I have run MS Fixit and still see the above as 'failed' (both manual and automatic modes) in "Update History"
 
With thanks in anticipation.

A:Windows XP Prof Microsoft updates (manual and auto) unsuccessful

The Microsoft Visual C++2008 Service Pack 1 is for the Visual C++, it has nothing to do with the Windows XP SP 1.
 
The KB2538243 is a security update for the Visual C++2008 redistributable package.
 
What happens when you try to load these updates?
 
If there is an error message please post it.

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Greetings all.

I have a small metered connection. It's only 1 GB per month. And I can't delay the auto updates until I'm at a public connection.

My computer sneaks, and downloads the auto updates without me knowing it . And if I do know it, I can't stop them so I can wait until I get to a public connection without disconnecting from the internet.

It's mostly Windows Defender updates. Sometimes there are two or three a day.

The auto updates alone use up more than my monthly data allotment.

I've tried

Settings/network and internet/advanced options

and all I get from that is a page listing the properties like Manufacturer, and Description.

What I want to do is postpone or stop the auto updates until I'm at a public connection so I don't have to use my private, metered connection to download the updates.

HELP!

A:Stopping auto updates on metered connection windows 10 home

Hello, there are various ways bandwidth may be used in the background.
Just a few quick ideas..
1. Windows universal apps update automatically on a schedule
Store Update Apps Automatically - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

2. Some of these update their data in the background
Settings, search 'background', Choose which apps can run in the background
3. Windows updates
E.g. Control by using Wifi and selecting a metered connection
& if you have other updatable MS products
Windows Updates for Microsoft Products - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
4. Your AV as you know
- specific to your AV
5. Desktop programs you've installed that may check periodically and update automatically (usually there's an option and during installation).
- setting specific to each program
6. Using cloud access - e.g. OneDrive

And I suppose if you were to use a more sophisticated firewall, you could consider using firewall rules to block access where relevant.

I'm sure those with Home will add more ideas for you. I don't use Defender, so will leave comment on that to others.

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Hello,
Everytime I run Spybot S&D it finds a virtumonde.prx trojan. I've been having lots of pop-ups through Explorer. I switched to Firefox, but some popups are still happening, for example to cleanuptool.com.
I'm also having trouble getting my automatic updates turned on, I've tried several suggestions found on the web with no luck. I tried going to the microsoft site to upgrade, but when I enter an address into Explorer, Firefox takes over and goes there instead. I've done the services.mrc run command and turned automatic updates to auto, but it just reverts back to disabled. Through Control Panel and System, it says that auto updates are on, but I have a red shield in my toolbar that says it's off.

I installed Spyware Blaster, Spybot S&D and iespyad. I had AdAware, but uninstalled it when I started using Spybot.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Here's the Hijack This log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:44:36 PM, on 10/5/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
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A:Virtumonde.prx keeps coming back, can't turn auto windows updates on

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Before beginning the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

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Please visit this webpage for instructions for downloading and running ComboFix:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/comb...o-use-combofix

Please ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first.

The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery mode if needed. This allows us to help you in the case that your computer has a problem after an attempted removal of malware. It is a simple procedure that will only take a few moments of your time.

Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix.

As part of installing the Recovery Console, ComboFix will begin to run. Follow the prompts to install the Recovery Console. Your desktop may disappear. This is normal. It will return.

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Windows Update service appears to have been corrupted by a rootkit which was removed. However I am unable to restore WU using the FixIt 50202: Service Failed to Start- Verify You have sufficient privliges. If I attempt to manually start Automatic
Updates I get a error 126: Specified Module could not be found.
Not sure how to proceed from here and the FixIt wizard has no suggestions.

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To start I've scanned my computer about 12 times with bit defender and malwarebytes. Plus super anti spyware no viruses or spyware/ adware where found just cookies.

nvidia geforce 3gb 660 ti evga
1. Screen Tearing, while gaming I notice horizontal flickering lines in the graphics. I've tried turning on v-sync and I've tried the adapive mode in nvidia control panel. Also tried using v-sync in the visual menu of the game its self. yet nothing works. Still screen tearing.

2. MICROSOFT WINDOWS 8.1 PRO 64-bit - I'll get a (POP-UP) in the right hand corner of the task bar. Saying to turn on Windows Update because its off for some reason. So I do that, then 10 secs later it pops up again asking the same thing. I've tried all the trouble shooting programs and options to fix windows update none really work some say they fix 2 things one says it fixes like 4 or 5 things. I also tried rebuilding the update services thinking its corrupted but that did not solve the issue.

3. Just like the update error I get a (POP-UP) saying I need to verify my Microsoft password. And I did but it still pops up. So I changed my password and yes it still pops up saying I need to verify my password to my Microsoft account.

Could anybody help me with this?

A:Screen Tearing, Auto updates turn off, windows keeps asking for account password.

Does anybody have any knowledge on this. I cant get Microsoft Support to work and nobody seems to know what I'm talking about anywhere else.. If anybody could help me that would be greatly appreciated. Thanks for taking the time to read this.

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Recently my laptop has been afflicted by a virus or spyware which turns off my windows updates. It also freezes the computer whenever I try to go on the internet or restricts the that I can view and the searches I can make. Also, when I try to run an antivirus scan, it crashes the computer, gives me the blue screen for about 2 seconds and then reboots to tell me that 'Your computer has recovered from a serious error'.

Also, it appears to load up some add featuring Windows 2008 Antivirus or something like that, asking you to run a scan by downloading some third party program.

Then Panda Antivirus said it 'neutralized a virus on my computer' and it got worse and I couldn't even start up Windows because some application 'failed to initialize'. Luckily, I managed to start up in Windows and do a Recovery. Please help! Thanks a lot in advance. This is my HJT log.


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:53:36, on 13/07/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2008\pavsrv51.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2008\AVENGINE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Hi. My computer is running Windows XP, I use AVG (free), just upgraded to v9 on 10/26/09. I also use Ad-Aware. Around Oct 25 I started seeing pop-up ads while browsing in Firefox. I ran AVG, full scan, and it detected some malware -- Vundo.IG and SHeur2.BODT. However, it didn't seem to clean it completely.

I downloaded the AVG upgrade, re-ran full scan, updated my Ad-Aware, ran that as well. AVG detects Vundo, but then it requires me to reboot the computer, and AVG just detects it again and starts the cycle over.

I get an error now whenever I restart the computer. (Windows can't find logon.exe). Also, there is an error titled RUNDLL. Message states: Error loading c:\windows\system32\vafiyene.dll. The specified module could not be found. OK.

Now when I try to open FireFox it either won't open, or else it closes out and then Internet Explorer launches with ads.

I also tried to download and run the Windows spyware removal tool, but my automatic windows updates setting keeps reverting to disabled, so i can't run that.

I share my computer with my daughter, and the only thing she could think of is that she had just downloaded the latest iTunes and Quicktime update. Can't think of anything else unusual just prior to infection.

I appreciate any ideas you can offer for cleaning this mess off of my PC. Thanks in advance for your help.

A:Vundo and SHeur2 detected; firefox and windows auto updates disabled

Please download and run Process Explorerhttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb896653.aspxRun it and find vafiyene.dll. Right-click on it and select Kill ProcessWe Need to check for Rootkits with RootRepealDownload RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.Direct Download (Recommended)Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorZip Mirrors (Recommended if you have a slower connection or if the Direct Download mirror is down)
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorRar Mirrors - Only if you know what a RAR is and can extract it.
Primary MirrorSecondary MirrorSecondary MirrorExtract RootRepeal.exe from the archive (If you did not use the "Direct Download" mirror).Open on your desktop.Click the tab.Click the button.Check all seven boxes: Push OkCheck the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.Once the scan completes, push the button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.----------------------------------Please note: If Rootrepeal fails to run, try this step: Click Settings - Options. Set the Disk Access slider to HighAlso try: right-click on rootrepeal.exe and rename it to tatertot.scr

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Someone advised user to do System Restore that resulted in inability to log on at all with error mssg "trust relationship between this workstation and domain has failed."

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Recently my laptop has been afflicted by a virus or spyware which turns off my windows updates. It also freezes the computer whenever I try to go on the internet or restricts the that I can view and the searches I can make. Also, when I try to run an antivirus scan, it crashes the computer, gives me the blue screen for about 2 seconds and then reboots to tell me that 'Your computer has recovered from a serious error'.

Also, it appears to load up some add featuring Windows 2008 Antivirus or something like that, asking you to run a scan by downloading some third party program.

Then Panda Antivirus said it 'neutralized a virus on my computer' and it got worse and I couldn't even start up Windows because some application 'failed to initialize'. Please help! Thanks a lot in advance. This is my HJT log.




Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:53:36, on 13/07/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2008\pavsrv51.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2008\AVENGINE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Antivirus + Firewall 2008\TPSrv.exe
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A:Virus that turns off windows auto updates, freezes browsers and causes errors

Hello and welcome to TSF

Download Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) to your Desktop. Note: You must be logged onto an account with administrator privileges.Close all applications and windows.
Double-click on dss.exe to run it, and follow the prompts.
When the scan is complete, two text files will open - main.txt <- this one will be maximized and extra.txt <-this one will be minimized
Copy (Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C) and paste (Ctrl+V) the contents of main.txt here.
Please attach extra.txt to your post.
To attach a file to a new post, simplyClick the[Manage Attachments] button under Additional Options > Attach Files on the post composition page, and
copy and paste the following into the "Upload File from your Computer" box:C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt

Click Upload.
What DSS will do: create a new System Restore point in Windows XP and Vista.
clean your Temporary Files, Downloaded Program Files, and Internet Cache Files, and also empty the Recycle Bin on all drives.
check some important areas of your system and produce a report for your analyst to review. DSS automatically runs HijackThis for you, but it will also install and place a shortcut to HijackThis on your desktop if you do not already have HijackThis installed.

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Logs Required
C:\Deckard\System Scanner\main.txt
C:\Deckard\System Scanner\extra.txt<----Attached

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Is there a way to disable Windows Automatic Updates from updating device drivers. There are a several PC's at my job that have problems with a device driver update from. I would still like to recieve regular security updates, but I dont want any device driver updates.
 

A:Disable Driver updates from Auto Updates?

Do not do automatic updates, select custom instead of Express and drivers will be listed, but only as an option.
 

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Hello, over the past day and a half this problem has gotten a lot worse. Windows automatic updates cannot be turned on, this has spread to norton automatic updates as well.

recently started to get frequent stop errors having to do with ntfs.sys or srtsp.sys files.

ive also been getting adult popups in internet explorer and the computer seems to be running slower than norm.

Help would be appreciated asap as i need this comp to study for exams :S

Thank You

My hijack this report:


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:49:11 PM, on 6/7/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTSMLBIZ\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\VentSrv\ventrilo_svc.exe
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A:Solved: Norton/windows auto updates dont work, slow computer, adult site popups, sto

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Being new to Win 10 I am told that Win 10 will automatically download ALL updates now. Not only Critical Updates, but also Optional Updates, etc. Is that true?
Wouldn't all these Optional Updates that we might not, or probably will not use, "overload" our computers with useless files, etc.?

P.S. I have an Icon on my Win 7 desktop which is titled "My Computer." When I Right click on that (Properties) it shows me information about my Win 7 computer, such as: Windows Edition, System, etc. Is there any way I can have such an 'icon' put on the desktop of my Win 10 laptop?
 

A:Auto updates

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When my computer is switched on a balloon appears in the right corner saying auto updates is off click this box to fix.
I click the box and get the security center box. It says auto updates is off with a box to turn it on, I click the box and get a message 'sorry the security center cannot change your update try changing them yourself' etc.
I click the auto updates link lower down the security center box and get the auto updates box. It says I have auto updates set for every day at 0300. If I try to change it to something else it does this happily. I then change it back to auto on (i click in the radio button for auto updates and apply but the next time I turn on the computer I get the same message?
I am using an AVG virus eater, is it possible this could be stopping updates taking effect?
I am not on a network as far as I know (I am reading through the hints offered by help for a solution) though I did try to start a network through my router to another computer connected to it. I failed to get them to connect to each other (the other is using windows 7).
Does anyone have any idea what this might be?
If I change the settings to 'download updates for me' in the updates box I don't get offered any updates, could microsoft have stopped doing updates for XP and instead of saying so they have just sent an update that stops the updates application working?
It wouldn't surprise me.
Thanks,
Bob.
 

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i am running win xp and have a cable connection. yesterday i removed norton system works and norton antivirus from my pc. i installed avg antivirus . the problem is when i try to update my virus deffinitions i get a message that auto connection to the internet could not be established. i went to grisoft and manually dowloaded the lastest deffs. how can i get the auto update feature working. thanks, franco
 

A:no auto updates

This usually happens when the Grisoft site gets overwhelmed by requests for updates. Be a little patient, as you can understand a freebie as good as this is very popular
 

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Hello,

Is there a way to eliminate a specific security patch from automatically installing? I have WinXP configured to auto download/install updates, which for the most part works great. However, periodically I run into some updates that, in my opinion, actually cause more problems then they resolve.

Example MS Office update KB2509503 causes Excel files stored on a network drive to open much slower; uninstall it and all works fine.

Thanks,
SKK

 

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I am running XP Home. When I open the window updates It gives me a message that the site has been updated and do I want to down load the new download software program before downloading the updates. Auto up date just downloads the patches ect. Should I use the auto update or do it manually? How do you know what updates are installed like sp1 ect. Also let it be known that this web site sure has some wonder people helping people like me that are lost most of the time. Thank You.
 

A:XP auto updates

Personally, I like to manually download the updates, I want to know what they're putting on my system. I also want some other people to have installed the updates for several weeks, and I monitor places like this for problems with new updates.
 

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automatic updates is disabled in services and will not enable has anybody out there got any ideas pleeeeease

A:Auto Updates

Most of these types of issues are malware related...I would do a bunch of Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware scans and see if anything shows up. Many freeware versions can be downloaded here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/405/antivirus-antimalware-and-antispyware-resources/

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I just installed the SP2 update ( less than 10 mins.). After rebooting, it asks if I want automatic updates. Should I or shouldn't I automatically update ?
 

A:W/XP SP2, Auto Updates ?

I personally prefer to "notify me, but don't automatically download or install them", but you may have a different preference. To set your preference, go to system properties (press windows + pause/break keys together), and click on updates.
 

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I seem to have downloaded the same two security updates three times. What it shows on my history is (MSXML 2.6) and (MSXML 3.0). They are dated feb.13. I cant find out what they are for .
 

A:XP Auto updates

Since they both show a different version i doubt they are the same. When you go to M$ update website, they will only list what has not been d/l and installed on your system.
 

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How do auto updates work in the store? I noticed when I went into it there were some updates showing for things like calculator and one note. The progress bar indicated they were fully downloaded but they didn't seem to be disappearing from the list or installing themselves. Is this normal behaviour? It's not an issue as I clicked the download arrow and this seemed to manually prompt their installation immediately. They all worked fine.

i guess what I am asking is would they of installed eventually on their own? I only had the computer on for about twenty minutes or so. It didn't have loads of time to do its thing perhaps. Maybe they download and install themselves after a certain period of idle time? Or on shutdown? How often does the store to app update checks - are they pushed or is there something like once in every 24 hours in place? do recall spotting this once before with some of the MS core apps.

also is there a way of viewing the update history of apps in the store? I'd be curious to see if any are successfully updating themselves automatically without me being aware.

cheers
Wayne

A:Auto app updates

Hi, I have a feeling that, having seen appmodel(2) sometimes use quite a bit of CPU time for a while after I log in, and this seems to be launched after I manually trigger an update (via wsappx in the task manager if I recall) I'm guessing I'm seeing the install phase of the autoupdate process, that there's a check on logging in.

If you check in the taskscheduler, under Windows update, there is a task for the update on logon and every 4 hours.

I'm pretty sure there's no history kept.

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Hoe do I stop win 10-64 auto online updates.
Thanks
 

A:Win 10-64 auto updates

Which ones
Windows updates
or Microsoft updates via windows updates for drivers etc

Which version and edition of windows 10 do you have
 

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SP2 has just been downloaded through auto updates. Should I install it? I have downloaded sp2 from the internet in the past, and it would never work. Everytime I booted the computer up, it wouls always restart after it got to the boot screen.

So should I try to install it?
Thanks
 

A:sp2 auto updates

I installed it from MS site and had no problems. Only I went there and downloaded it direct.
 

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