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My computer installs updates every time I shut down

Q: My computer installs updates every time I shut down

Pretty much, every time I shut down my computer it "installs updates 1 of 1". I've installed it 3 or 4 times a day for the past few days and it just won't stop now. When I check Windows Update, the last 15 or so items have all been "Security Update For Windows Vista KB981852, Status: Successful, Importance: Important".

So apparently, all the installations have been successful, but it still won't quit. Does anyone have any idea what I should do? Thanks a lot!

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A: My computer installs updates every time I shut down

I would let it Update Eventually it will Stop you may want to check for updates and install them manually by going to Start>All Programs and Selecting Windows Update

Hope This Helps,
Josh

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When I get ready to shut down it gives me the option to install updates everytime I get ready to click the shut down but and it didn't do this before.

I have a screen shot of what happens when I get ready to shut down...It's always on update 1 of 1. I thought it would eventually finish updating, but it must be a glitch or something. It's been going on for about a week. Help please, thanks in advance.

A:My computer installs updates 1 of 1 when I shut down.

Welcome Caramelfyneqt.

It would be helpful if you knew what update this is trying to install? Perhaps going to Windows Update on your computer and try to find out what update it is trying to install?

That said, perhaps this will fix your problem :- How do I reset Windows Update components?

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I am running Windows 7 and every time I shut my computer down, I get "Please do not power off or unplug your machine. Installing update 1 out of 4. . .," which takes about 7 minutes or so before it will shut down. It has ben doing this for months. It is clearly installing the same updates over and over again. I can shut it down, let it install the updates, restart and shut down 5 minutes later and it does the same thing. Any suggestions on what I can do to prevent this? Thanks!

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Hi

My hotmail crashed last Wednesday because after months it decided to start asking for my password. I couldn't remember, but knew it was one of two possibilities. It didn't like that and even when I put in the right one it would tell me because of too many failed attempts my email was temporarily unavailable. Then it started installing one update every time I shut it off. Even after I got the email fixed it still does it. Yesterday it installed the update four times.

Problem 2: I have 2 USb ports that are not responding. Any ideas on how to fix them.
I am afraid this thing is going to crash.

Thanks for your time and your patience.

roadrunner 003

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Ok over the past week or so windows has been installing the same 3 updates every night! Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit

So I checked to see if they failed and they were installed successfully!

I have ran 3 different MS Fixit things to no avail. I have tried to update the PC manually however it does not go past 0% on installing the updates it just says preparing updates.

I tried adding 2 optional updates to make it 5 and manually clicking update however it sticks on 0% downloading updates.

I am usually pretty good at troubleshooting and fixing PC problems however this one I am defeated! I do not want to restore if possible, will this take away ANY of my files e.g work I have done I have never had to do it before!

However if someone can suggest a fix without having to restore that would be great!

Thanks in advance!
Ash

A:Windows Update - Installs Same Updates On Shut Down - 0% Stuck

Ok something new,

I tried some more fixes I found online I tried deleting the contents of the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder to no avail.

And also ran a program which reinstalled WU and all its .dll's etc.

Now I have a different problem it wont search for updates it says searching then stops and say error "8008005".

Tried disabling AV and FIrewall (Avast, Comodo and MBAM) and ran scans on all of those including SUPERAntiSpyware.

I only have one system restore from around 5 days ago when the updates were just reinstalling and i had no errors.

Should I restore to that or try and fix this error (which i have been looking how to with no luck!)

Thanks
Ash

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Hi,

This is across at least two computers in my home. I'm not sure which three updates it's trying to always install, cause I've four "important" updates showing up on my Windows Update screen (see screen shot). Every time I shut down the process is normal, and the computer states installing 1 of 3, at which point I turn off the screen and let the computer do it's thing. When I come back the computer is off and startup is normal, and note startup is without mention of any installs as is sometimes the case when things are updated (install finishing upon restart).

Any ideas?

Second screen shot is system info.

A:I'm installing the same 3 updates every time I shut down.

bump.

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Hello everyone,

I have been having this problem almost continuouls since I installed my new computer

Every time I shut down my new Windows 7 based computer, before it shuts down, the same 3 Windows updates get installed. The updates are as follows:

1. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 4 (KB2463332)

2. Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 for x64-based Systems (KB973688)

3. Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 for x64-based Systems (KB954430)

I have verified that they continue to be installed by going into Control Panel and then Windows Updates History, and they are listed every single day as installed. The same "KB" numbers are listed in all cases.

I really don't want to stop the automatic installation of Windows Updates, but this is getting ridiculous.

Dows anyone have any ideas of how put an end to this redundant practice? My laptop (also a Windows based 64-bit system), does not have this problem. Both are HP computers.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks - Mike

A:Redundant Windows Updates Every Time I Shut Down

Hi, boot to safe mode and select diagnostics mode at the top is "Repair Your Computer" select this go through the language screen and from the options select "command prompt" at the x:\sources prompt type:-


Code:
dism.exe /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions
(press enter), Restart computer

Next go to start ,search and type cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the prompt type:- (press enter after each line)


Code:
Net stop wuauserv
cd %systemroot%
Ren SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Net start wuauserv
Try windows updates now.

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Is it typical that every time I shut down there is an automatic update (1of 1) waiting to be installed.

It seems to install okay and then shuts down but it just seems unusual. Now I did just recently (two weeks ago or so) install Windows 7 for the first time.

A:Windows Updates, Automatic Every time I shut down?

Could you go into windows updates and copy and post the update here. Just curious what the update is.

Are you saying the SAME update is downloaded, installed, reboot. Then the SAME update is there again?

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I have a new T470p (type 20J6) with Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Build 16296 and System Update v5.07.0065. When I run System Update I am shown 11 optional updates. I select all these updates, click 'Next >' then 'Download'. The packages are downloaded and installed (9 successful, 2 could not be installed) then I reboot the laptop. If I then run System Update again I am offered exactly the same 11 optional updates. I've been through the entire process 5 or 6 times now. How can I 'reset' System Update so it doesn't keep offering me the same updates which it says have been successfully installed? UPDATE: If I install and use the 'Lenovo Companion' app and select 'System Update' from there I am told 'No updates are available. Your system is up to date'.

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Dear Sir,

I am having a problem with the updates. My computer (operating system is windows XP home edition version 2002 service pack 2) shuts down before installing the updates. Please help me to solve this problem.
Thanks in advance.
 

A:no updates due to computer shut down

noel tonna said:


Dear Sir,

I am having a problem with the updates. My computer (operating system is windows XP home edition version 2002 service pack 2) shuts down before installing the updates. Please help me to solve this problem.
Thanks in advance.Click to expand...

What update are you trying to install and when actually does your computer shut down ?
 

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Hi, my brand new Asus ultrabook was installing updates, got to 30-40% and the screen turned off. I waited for about 30-40 mins but nothing changed so i turned it off from the button. Tried holding it down several times, and turning it back on and off but nothing changed. I can hear it loads windows and i have blindly managed to type my password and i've even heard skype load so it must be working properlu besides the dark monitor. Please help out!

A:My computer shut down while installing updates

This sounds like a hardware problem - or you've accidently flipped the switch to put the signal to the VGA output for an external monitor.
What happens if you press Fn+F8 ( a common key combo to switch between the onboard and external monitor)?

Do you see the BIOS POST screen at all?
If not, then you have a hardware problem, and need to contact the manufacturer for assistance.

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I've attached the requested file.
I also have a file from Windows that may be of use, but it is an xml file. Probably it has the same info as the file you had me generate. I guess I can zip it and attach it if you want. Let me know. It is called: WER-44163-0.sysdata.xml

This problem has been happening for over a month:
-the BSOD only occurs when I choose to shut down the computer (START/Shut down)
-about 1 second after I click on "Shut down" the monitor image becomes distorted, goes black, then I see one of two things:1. BSOD screen (i have no photo and have not written down any of the info)
2. Monitors go black (i have triple screens) but computer does not turn off (i have to hold the power button on the front for a few seconds to turn off the computer)I have gone in and installed any Windows Updates that I thought were relevant.
I have used CCleaner to clean my registry a few times.
I have reinstalled Chrome and Silverlight...as I suspected they were related.
I do not turn on System Restore and have no restore point.
My last clean install of the OS was July 2014.
I uninstalled some programs that were installed around the time this began, (TeamSpeak3-Client-win64-3.0.16 installed late January, OBS_0_64b_Installer installed mid-Feb) but looking at system events I believe it started inbetween these two installs. I have no idea what might have been installed that could have caused it.
I have run Malwarebytes more than once. No problems found.

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A:BSOD's almost every time I shut down my computer

Code:
fffff880`0315a1d8 00000000`00a41000
fffff880`0315a1e0 fffff880`0315a1f0
fffff880`0315a1e8 fffff880`0104b700*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for amd_sata.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for amd_sata.sys
amd_sata+0x8700
fffff880`0315a1f0 00000000`00006012
fffff880`0315a1f8 00000000`00000000
There seems to be an issue with the AMD Sata AHCI controller driver. Check for updates here:
Support & Drivers


Code:
start end module name
fffff880`0449d000 fffff880`04513000 atikmpag (deferred)
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\atikmpag.sys
Image name: atikmpag.sys
Timestamp: Fri Sep 28 10:42:52 2012 (5064F994)
CheckSum: 00071DC9
ImageSize: 00076000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4







  
Quote: Originally Posted by Jeff1961


I have not installed any new hardware or hardware drivers since the reinstall of the OS in July 2014.


You should check for and install updated drivers for your devices.

Stop using CCleaner until the BSOD has been solved.

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I have a Dell PC(Optiplex GX 280). It uses Windows XP with service pack 3.

I use this system to run a process which takes about 4 hours. Is there some way to have my computer automatically turn itself off in 5 hours? Is there such a thing as a PC sleep timer?

Something free would be appreciated :)

TC

A:Is there some way for my computer to automatically shut itself off at a later time?

Try this freebie called, "Chrono Shutdown"

http://download.chip.eu/en/Chrono-Sh...2_1176159.html

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say one wants to leave thier computer running for a couple of hours as they sleep(downloading or defrag.etc,.)

is there such a program that will shut the computer of byitself?
 

A:does a computer shut off time exist?

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I install some 11 critical window 7 updates. Very shortly thereafter, the computer shut down as if the power had been turned off without logging off windows. Each boot up, it would happen again. I selected a restore point before the updates and all is well. I would like to keep the operating system updated so how do I find the one causing the problem?

A:Unauthorized computer shut down after installing updates

Possibly this will help,
KB2859537 BSOD - Microsoft Community

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Hi newbie here. Hope someone can help me. When I shut down my Windows 7 laptop I get the message, "1 of 1 updates installing, do not turn off your computer", but it goes on and on and doesn't shut down. I have to manually hold the power button to off it. Thanks

A:Hi My Computer Doesnt Shut Down While Installing Updates

Hi and welcome to TSF have you tried installing before you go to shut down, which update is it some updates do take a long time to install for instance I got IE10 last week and it took a very long time to complete.

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I want my kids to go to bed early, so I want the computer to shut down at a specific time but also wants that they are not able to restart it immediately. How can I achieve it. If I set a password, I would like them to use all the features of computer except to restart when it has auto shutdownm. thanks for the help.

A:How to shut down computer at a specific time and also can't be restart

You'll want to set parental time limit for their user accounts. If you don't have UAC enabled, definitely activate it and then assign your children specific login IDs.

Here's how to set the parental control on a standard user:
1. Make sure you are logged in as the administrator of the computer.
2. Got to the Control Panel.
3. Under User Accounts and Family Safety, click set up parental controls for any user.
4. If prompted, (type your password and) select Continue.
5. Click the account you want to add parental controls.
6. Set your desired time limits.
7. Block out the time you don’t want the account to be able to login.
8. Confirm with Ok.

I believe the way it works is that once the time limit is reached, the computer will automatically log them out. It will not shut off the computer, though.

For more info, visit Microsoft's website page on Parental Controls. They have a video there to guide you through the process.

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I did some time on google looking for an answer to this problem, with no definite luck my figure it that some piece of software is pausing the shutdown.

I start my computer all is fine and good. I then try to shut my computer down.
Vista shuts down in about 20 seconds. This is how my computer normally works.

But if i get on the internet and am on for more than 15 minutes or so, the pages take a long time to load. When i try to restart Firefox, an error box comes up telling me that Firefox is already running.

I check task manager and it is, when i try to end the process nothing happens. In order to fix this problem i have to restart my computer. When i attempt to shutdown the computer the desktop just sits there for almost 5 minutes before windows decides to log off and shut down.

I have run avg 8, Norton, and Spybot S&D. In hopes of finding a bug somewhere but nothing has set off the security flags.

This has been happening for almost a month, two weeks ago i did a format and reinstalled all of the programs i had, thinking that it might be a virus of some kind. This still did not help.

I have also reinstalled Firefox multiple times and it has not helped.

Attached is a screen capture of my desktop. I have put icons of all the programs i use on there.

I run visa home premium, core 2 duo 2.0 ghz, 3 gigs ram, geforce 7600.
 

A:Computer takes a long time to shut down.

The Problem turned out to be caused by Norton's Firefox toolbar, Maybe a memory leak or something. Norton told me they are aware of the problem and are trying very hard to find and implement a solution.

Until that time, I have uninstalled Norton 360 2.0 and am now using Zone Alarm Security Suite. Haven't decided whether I will go back to Norton; lately it has been nothing but disappointments from them.
 

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Hello,

For the past two weeks, my computer has been changing the date or time by itself. The date and time can be different the next time I would turn the computer on, or the date/time would change while the computer was on. I have not noticed the date/time changing when I start up something (like the internet), it just happens out of nowhere.

I know this may not help much, but the date/time doesn't change drastically. For example, on this past Sunday at about 10am, the computer time read that it was Sunday December 16th, 4 am. Whenever this would happen, I would just readjust the date/time on the Date & Time tab in the Date and Time Properties (I did not think to look at Time Zones and Internet Time then).

Another problem I have is that while shutting down my computer, sometimes my computer restarts instead. Sometimes, I see a blue screen when this happens. I cannot read the blue screen message as the screen disappears very quickly. I tried looking for the blue screen message in the event viewer, but it is not there.

I do not know if these two problems are related to one another.

I read that the random time/date changes can be caused by a dying motherboard battery. I asked some members of my family to check this, and they said that the battery is fine so the problem must be a virus. If anyone could guide me to check this again if needed, I would greatly appreciate it.
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A:Computer does not shut down, date/time change

Hello, we can take a look for malware.. Sometimes the clock issues is a failing motherboard battery in older PC'sMiniToolBoxPlease download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.Checkmark the following checkboxes:Flush DNSReport IE Proxy SettingsReset IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsReset FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory size.Click Go and post the result (Result.txt). A copy of Result.txt will be saved in the same directory the tool is run. Note: When using "Reset FF Proxy Settings" option Firefox should be closed.>>>>Please Download TDSSkiller Launch it. Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file system Click on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan results.>>>>Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Important!! When you save the mbam-setup file, rename it to something random (such as 123abc.exe) before beginning the download.Malwarebytes may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet and double-cli... Read more

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Does Windows keep a log of when the computer was started up and shut down?
If so I would like to know how I can view it, or, if not, whether I can do this by enabling some feature or installing some software.

A:logging of computer start and shut down time

It's basically linked as a sticky on top of this subform - first post in there provides a link to here:
Restart Time

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When I go to turn off XP to shut down my computer it comes up that Microsoft updates is downloading.
It starts on the first update and hangs there. The only way to close down is to unplug the power.
I tried disabling updates and that works fine only that means I can now use the computer normally but cant use the updates.
If I try to get the updates manually the same thing happens.
I thought it could be just the first update and if i could miss that one it may run all the others but I cant find out which update it is thats causing the blockage. I cant find a way to know this.
I thought to maybe run an XP install disk and see if theres a repair option but i'm not sure wether thats such a good idea
Can anyone please advise
Thanks

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Hello,

I'm actually posting this on behalf of my father - he recently bought a netbook, with Windows 7 installed on it, and has been running it for about 2 months now, but it constantly seems to be installing updates. Whilst this isn't a massive problem in itself (certainly not the sort of thing that effects its running), it is making things slightly difficult for him if he's in a hurry, as everytime he switches on or shuts down, it's taking about 10 minutes to add some mysterious updates (often with no discernible change). This is happening every single time her uses the computer.

I know it's a new machine, but surely it shouldn't be adding so many updates so constantly? Has anyone else experienced this, and is there any explanation for it?

Thanks,

Mark

A:Computer Adding Lengthy Updates during every power up and shut down?

Hi mrbaggins and welcome to TSF

Are these Windows updates? Has he downloaded Service Pack 1 which is a cumulative update and will contain most things that were released since the final build went public, so should be able to get everything in one hit plus anything that was released on Patch Tuesdays since. You could also check to see that if he is using Office that he also has the latest Service Packs for those as well.

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My computer resets everything in my control panel and c: drive to default everytime I shut down. So I have problems installing programs that need to be restarted in order to function. I have a he HP Windows Vista with intel centrino duo.
 

A:Computer always restores settings to original every time I shut down.

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Hey,

My computer is having so many issues and I can't figure out how to fix it. It has been going on for more than a month, and the issues have been random so I can never understand how to fix it.

I've talked to Microsoft help center multiple times and they try to fix 1 problem and another shows up and it never really gets resolved.

The issues that I been having so far

1) Speakers from the monitor is not working. It is attached via HDMI. It works when I first start up my computer, but then it stops working (driver disappears). I do not see the driver anymore in driver manager.
2) My keyboard randomly works with windows app. It works fine normally, but when I try to type in any app or in edge it doesn't work. This happens very randomly. It works when I first start up the computer, but then stops and then will start working again.
3) This has only happened once, but my HDD was not recognized. I have an SSD where the OS is installed and a HDD for files. It stopped working one day when I resumed from standby. I couldn't locate the drive anymore. But when I restarted the computer, it worked again
4) Computer sometimes does not shut off. The monitor goes off, but I hear the computer still running, so I have to force shut it by holding down the power button.
5) Rarely (happened once) the computer won't stay off. I would shut down and it would turn right back on again. I eventually force shut it down by holding down power button and it remained off.

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Hello,

For the past two weeks, my computer has been changing the date or time by itself. The date and time can be different the next time I would turn the computer on, or the date/time would change while the computer was on. I have not noticed the date/time changing when I start up something (like the internet), it just happens out of nowhere.

I know this may not help much, but the date/time doesn't change drastically. For example, last Sunday at about 10am, the computer time read that it was Sunday December 16th, 4 am. Whenever this would happen, I would just readjust the date/time on the Date & Time tab in the Date and Time Properties (I did not think to look at Time Zones and Internet Time then).

Another problem I have is that while shutting down my computer, sometimes my computer restarts instead. Sometimes, I see a blue screen when this happens. I cannot read the blue screen message as the screen disappears very quickly. I tried looking for the blue screen message in the event viewer, but it is not there.

I do not know if these two problems are related to one another.

I read that the random time/date changes can be caused by a dying motherboard battery. I asked some members of my family to check this, and they said that the battery is fine so the problem must be a virus. I was told to repost my question here after asking if this problem was caused by a virus. (original topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic478155.html) The moderator helping me... Read more

A:Computer restarts on shut down, date/time change

<<I asked some members of my family to check this, and they said that the battery is fine so the problem must be a virus.>>

Now that this theory has been discounted...please replace your CMOS battery, then go into the BIOS and reset the date/time data to an accurate reflection.

Date/time changes...hardware configuration errors...those are common symptoms indicating that the CMOS battery needs replacing.

If this is a desktop, it's rather easy.

CMOS Battery Replacement - http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/81

Louis

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Hi, I have installed The windows 7 OS on an SSD, and installed all apps and drivers. I then took a system image back up and was halfway through backing up my data to an external eSATA G-drive when it seemed like it had hung. I forced he whole system to shut down through pressing and holding the power button and not the boot time seems to have trebled! What do you think I did? What can I do to fix this? Is the best thing to do to restore from the system image I have just created? Thanks if you can help!

A:Slow boot time after forcing computer to shut down during back up

Hi Wadders, welcome to Seven Forums.
I would do a clean install + BPTT

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405604.html

78 views and no reply. thanx in advance for any help you can give me.

A:no installs or updates

Since you are already receiving help here, please continue in that thread. Do not start new threads or duplicate topics as this causes confusion and makes it more difficult to get the help you need to resolve your issues. Further, it necessitates staff spending time with housecleaning to remove those duplicate postings...time which could have been provided to others needing assistance.Thanks for your cooperation.This thread is closed. If you have any questions, please PM me or another Moderator.

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my pc wont let me install any anti virus programs. i have a legitimate copy of Windows Vista Home Premium and it wont let me install microsoft essentials or mcafee. i am currently unprotected and windows defender or windows itself will not update. i am also being prevented from removing certain programs. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU IN ADVANCE.

A:no installs or updates

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For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program bef... Read more

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Hey every one. I m new to this site. Well I have a bit of a problem. First of all when I click Start, There is not Standby of shut down option... Here is a pic:


Second When i try topress Alt+F4 OR Ctrl+Alt+Del It says contact admin of computer, and I M ADMIN! here is a pic:


Third I can noit restore my computer to an earlier time eathere. all my restore points have been deleted. pic:



This happen to me befor one and I reformated my comp... but i have WAY to much stuff to transfer now.

Thanks in advance! ~Saif

P.S there is 2 accounts on my computer and only mine is screwed... But the othere one is working fine.

A:No Shut Down Option,Cant Restore to earlier time, cant alt f4 to shut off. Virus?

Are you sure you are an admin? It states so in user accounts? The reason I ask is the PS you ended with.

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Hi,
the belwo mentioned 5 updates are being applied every time i switch on my laptop since last two weeks.

Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 x86 (KB2487367)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008 x86 (KB2656351)
Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 x86 (KB2468871)
Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 x86 (KB2533523)
Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008 x86 (KB2600217)

Thanks,
Somasekhar Gajjala.

A:Updates are being applied every time computer is switched on

Probably the easiest way to deal with this may be to uninstall .NET 4 completely, and then reinstall it, and update it slowly.

See here for the best way to remove all traces of .NET 4 - .NET Framework Cleanup Tool User's Guide - Aaron Stebner&#39;s WebLog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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Good evening!
I have problems with Windows 7 updates. Every time I turn off my computer, I have 19 updates and they all fail.
Mostly Security Updates and some others.
I have tried the Fix Its and troubleshooting, but nothing seems to help.

Hereby I have attached my failed update log.
Please help!

A:19 updates every time I turn off my computer; all fail

Hey there! Welcome to seven forums. Have you tried installing it manually from control panel? If you have did you get an error message? If you did, then post the error message on this forum. Hope you have a good time on this forum. Thank you.

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I have been running with PCs since CPM, and have gotten away from many a blue screen...but this one is tough.
Usually I think I run a tight ship, with SafeXP but....

OS: WIN XP SP3 Prof.Ed.
Avast free
Disconnected from network.
Backed up, Console installed, Registry backed up.

Logs:
GMER works,
DDS does not, even DDS.htm or .scr. Even in Safe mode. Logs posted. "This tool does not support your Operating System" bogus error. Hijaak This file supplied.


Symptoms:
Security logs initally were full of a svchost service accessing the internet by disallowed of high port number. Searched but nada. The trouble seemed to get nasty when IPv1.6 was added by a MS update. It seems the raccoons figured out how to make a tunnel under the Network Service, so that the network icon in the taskbar was not blinking when I was accessing the network. PC disconnected.

Novell Netware was spontaneously installed but I defeated this and removed IPv1.6.
It looked like the network was sent to a filtering site, and then to the address of interest.

RKill helped get the Network Service behavior back. Now it shows I am disconnected.

Symptoms:
Avast intially reported rootkit in locater.exe (replaced with clean copy but no effect).
Many boots have a dirty byte set so CHKDSK.exe runs on C drive.
RKill reports many fake error messages but does not find anything in the log when it finally runs. It did work though.

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A:Nasty Rootkit, no updates, no installs.

OK, I read the instructions on Kapersky TDSSKiller, downloaded latest:

Both the TDSS.exe versions came up blank on Alureon.

So this would seem to suggest the virus is not Alureon-related or a new version.

Still a lot of CHKDSK activity...wondering if this CHKDSK file could be corrupted?

RKill clearly shows hilarious bogus MS errors.

Bootkit?

N.

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Shortly after 3 am today, I noticed my Win 7 SP1 computer was about to automatically restart in order to complete installing updates. Before I could abort this, the computer restarted. And I immediately noticed that wretched Icon to "Get Windows 10" in my notification tray, with no way to remove or disable it.
When I checked my view updates history in Control Panel>Windows update, I saw that no less than 39 "Recommended" updates had been installed on May 31 - some issued as far back as 2012. Not one of them applied to issues on my system (the ones fixing problems with Lithuanian and Russian currency spring to mind as examples). In short, they all looked like updates I had hidden.
I checked my Windows Update settings, and Automatic Updates was still disabled. I went to Windows Update, and my "Hidden Updates" folder was empty. Well, at least I knew the what and where, if not the how and why, of what had happened.
Well, it was easy enough to uninstall the update that put the "Get Windows 10" icon in my tray - I just uninstalled the KB3035583 update from Control Panel in the usual way. Only took 3-4 minutes, including a system restart. Great - one uninstalled useless update down, only 36 to go. That should only take 2-3 hours.
But KB2600217 and KB2901983 were .NET Framework updates I had hidden back in 2015. And when I check Windows Update, it is now offering me no less than 12  Important .NET security updates that have been issued ... Read more

A:Windows installs hidden updates

Did you install the recent Win 7 SP1 KB3125574 convenience rollup? Maybe they got installed via that rollup??  Or did they get automatically installed because you didn't install the roll-up?
I have Win 7Pro+SP1 (32-bit) and I've only been offered MSE updates in past few days...
Make sure you specifically cancel the upgrade to Win 10 by clicking the link in the upgrade box to Change or Cancel... Just clicking the red X to close the box does not cancel the update. Clicking that X means you accept the upgrade and it will happen without further warning.
MS has been getting way too pushy and doing things without permission recently and that needs to STOP!

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See attachment. Has anyone else had trouble installing this update? I just ran a Windows validator on Windows 7 (legitcheck.hta) with said it was valid software (duh), and I have been able to install other updates and patches, except this one, which has to do with:

Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Restributible Package (KB973924)

I have it downloaded, but each time I try to install it, it fails. Is there a reason for this?

A:Windows Update installs all updates but this one.. Why?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by djpurity


See attachment. Has anyone else had trouble installing this update? I just ran a Windows validator on Windows 7 (legitcheck.hta) with said it was valid software (duh), and I have been able to install other updates and patches, except this one, which has to do with:

Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Restributible Package (KB973924)

I have it downloaded, but each time I try to install it, it fails. Is there a reason for this?


Hi and welcome

What error message are you getting on fail?

If no message you can go into event viewer (type eventvwr in search) go to the windows logs>applications tab, and systems tab. Look for updates and see what event ID and "source" are listed and let us know what they are.

Kenn J++

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Hi all,

On more than 1 occassion I have been offered an update immediately after I had successfully installed it (as confirmed in update history). I would venture to say that in about 50% of the times the update is no longer offered a second time after I reboot(whether or not instructed to by Vista). However, that still leaves me with plenty of occassions where I have to install the same update 2 or 3 times to be sure "it took" and the fact that this happens at all lol

Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Updates keep getting offered after successful installs

Hello Viviand,

Welcome to the Vista Forums.

Next time that happens, instead of downloading and installing the updates again, try clicking on the check for updates button on the left of WU. See if this updates WU or still finds that you need the updates.

Gary

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Hello; I hope any1 could help me with this error;
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100)

that's all i get every time i try to install or upgrade. This started when i did an upgrade on my ubuntu box; now i dont even have sound and I can update or install anything without getting this:

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100)

HELP PLEASE
 

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At this point i have no idea what to do, Malwarebytes is nearly constantly blocking Malicious websites and my computer is extremely slow. after running Malwarebytes, Avira and Hitman pro with no dice i booted in safe mode and ran Roguekiller. This picked up the virus that i deleted and i restarted my PC. But i still got alerts that websites were being blocked, so i went back into safe mode and ran it again and it picked up the same virus and then after repeated scanning, i found every time i deleted the virus by the next scan the virus would be re-installed. I am running on windows eight and absolutely any help would be appreciated, thank you!

A:A virus re-installs every time its deleted, help please!

G'day Matt, and Welcome to BC.
 
Please run the following for me ....In the Order Listed.
 
 
Please download and run RKill by Grinler.
 A black DOS box will appear for a short time and then disappear.
 This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully.
 At most the tool will usually run for about 2 minutes
 Please Copy / Paste the small log back here.
 
    RKill.exe:    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/10/
       iExplore.exe (renamed rKill.exe):     http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/rkill/dl/11/
Rkill.com   RKill Download Link Download Now Rkill.com
 
The "extra" Rkill url's are in case the malware wont allow you to run the program..So...if one fails, try the next one....they have simply been renamedImportant: Do not reboot your computer until you complete the next step.
 
 
 
Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed:
    On the Dashboard, click the 'Update Now >>' link
   After the update completes, click the 'Scan Now >>' button.
   (Or, alternatively, on the Dashboard, click the Scan Now >> button.
    If an update is available, click the Update Now button.)    A Threat Scan will begin.
   When the scan is complete, if there have been detections, click Apply... Read more

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Shortly before christmas I dropped my laptop and damaged the HDD. I had to get it replaced and have windows reinstalled etc.

Now there are a lot of little things acting up, and I'm thinking it could be because supposedly important updates aren't installing.

I still get the sign next to shut down on the start menu, which suggests updates will be installed, but they're constantly coming up as failed.

This is my update history, and the highlights ones are commonly failing.

Any ideas?

EDIT: Oh, and the error codes are all 8E5E03FB if that helps.

A:Since 'fix', laptop no longer installs important updates

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data.

Please also post an MGADiag report - repair shops have an 'unfortunate' rep with reinstalling the OS.
we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
(download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.


Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
How to Tell

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What do you guys recommend for this purpose? Anything to avoid?

A:Tool to monitor all your installs applications for updates?

Originally Posted by x509


What do you guys recommend for this purpose? Anything to avoid?



You could try:

PowerShell PackageManagement (OneGet) - Install Apps from Command Line - Windows 10 Forums

I do not use native or 3rd Party software managers, but have been tempted to implement the PowerShell solution. I tried it for a while, but my software collection is not that big. The good thing is that the above solution has most, if not all, of the software I use (it is a canned package, but you can build your own repository and add other software)

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I've started noticing this recently and I don't know whether it has to do with an Update that was pushed through which changed the way Updates are delivered into new installs, or whether the slipstreaming method used in Update 7 installation media is fouling out Updates actual delivery. Let me describe what happens to see if anyone else recognizes it:

Updates are set to Automatic choosing "Use Recommended Settings" or "Install Important Updates" during the OS install so are presumably downloading in the background as soon as the new install gets online.

Then doing a Check For Updates begins an endless loop that may not resolve at all until one notices that there is a yellow ! on the Shutdown button which begins install of a large group of Updates. Today it was 189. So I shutdown and these tick through the entire 189 but at restart quite a few are logged Failed. So I again Check for Updates and this time it says 72 available, but when I select them and start their download, it again stalls at 0% - the tray icon agrees. Soon the yellow ! appears on Shutdown button again and I shut down to see 72 Updates appear to be installing.

The past few installs where this has happened it was a daylong struggle to get them all in. But they eventually all were installed and I could then choose the Optional - which tells me that Important are self-installing without regard to User input. If I had have waited they may have all installed at once queued by th... Read more

A:Strange behavior of Updates during recent installs

They should just come out with a Service Pack 2 already for 7, but I guess we all know that won`t happen.

You should always set it to ask me later, then to inform you but let you decide.

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Craeted iamge for T520 Win10 and deployed, clients are trying to install windows updates repeatly when turnrd off, don't complete do to Write filter being on. What is the prefered method of diabling updates on a Win10 image? I would think the base image would have this pre configured?

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Just did updates today, 1 important and 4 optional. Have not researched yet which one exactly but one of those put GWX back on my PC despite having previously disabled OS Upgrades through group policy. When I checked my group policy is was set back to "Not Configured".

KB915597
KB2952664
KB3102429
KB3035583
KB3112148

Edit: Seems like KB3035583 and KB2952664 are the culprits.

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I will start by saying I built the machine myself and originally I thought it was a ram stick, found one that I took out and the freezing stopped but it was the coincidence. It will freeze sometimes within 5 minutes or 1 hour. It is seemingly random. It will freeze with the full 16gb of ram and when i take out the stick with 12gb as well, and I figure its not the ram anymore and thats why I turn to you. I think it may be a software bug or something thats not installed. I have tried to install all the drivers that are out and the freezing happens sometimes when i go to install a program, download a driver, download a torrent, it seems during processes it just stops, screen locks up and it needs to be re-booted. Cant alt-tab, cant alt+ctrl+del or anything. Is there a program I can run to check everything? or a log or screenshots of a file or anything that you guys could use to diagnose? I'll get you anything you need, its frustrating that such a beautiful machine is freezing Also another thing that makes me think that its software rather than hardware is the fact that when i try to install windows updates they fail with an error 800B0100 and I have tried resetting the updater and running Microsoft tools and troubleshooters, nothings working.

Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
AMD FX-8150 Zambbezi AM3+ 8 core processor
16GB Corsair Vengence DDR3 Ram @668 Mhz 9-9-9-24
Asus M5A99X Evo SB910/950
Nvidia GeForce GTX560 2GB
Sata3 Seagate 1TB HDD
Sata3 OCZ Agi... Read more

A:My new windows 7 rig freezes during downloads, installs, updates

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 starting with Malwarebytes scan, Clean Boot and SFC. Stress test your RAM for 5-6 passes or overnight.

Someone with expertise on RAM timing also needs to look at your settings there.

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Hey:
 
There are 4 options to set MSE updates.
 
I have MSE updates set to: "Download updates but let me choose whether to install them."
 
But MSE with no warning, decides to start downloading and installing updates, and automatically shutdowns which requires a restart.
 
This usually happens when I walk away from the computer for a few minutes. I come back and the update already installed and shutdown, which requires a restart.
 
The problem with this is if I have open programs on the screen or processor work I am working on. The download installs and then shuts down, and I have to restart the computer. This wipes everything off the screen. Sometimes Firefox saves the open programs, sometimes it doesn't.
 
Most importantly to me, is the shutdown/restart doesn't save whatever I was working on the word processor. Which if you worked for 2-3 hours on a project and it disappears because of the shutdown, is not good a good thing.
 
So what's the trick to setting MSE so I can control the download/installation/shutdown/restart thing? So I can save my processor work beforehand?
 
Thanks in advance for any help.

A:I have set MSE updates for manual install, but it auto installs anyway?

Hi
 
Not recommended, but you may wish to change your Windows Updates to a similar setting.

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As a lot of people are experiencing a problem with new installs not updating, judging by the number of new threads on this issue, to save a lot of people a lot of hassle, you may simply have to wait a few days for automatic updates because new Win10 installs updates are taking priority.

Here's a tip to the mods/gurus etc. If you see someone start a thread with these problems, just tell them they may have to wait a few days. Even better, create a Sticky about this issue. You'll make life much easier for yourselves and spare others a lot of hassle. Very simple.

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