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Q: vista wont download and important update

A while back I downloaded a hotfix recomended by my computer to fix an issue with corel paint. Since then Vista wont allow me to run an important update which sayes it is available but then sayes update failed. The update is Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB959209) x86Download size: 1.4 MBYou may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.Update type: ImportantThis update is applicable to Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2. The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update provides compatibility roll-up updates for customer reported issues found after the release of Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 License Terms.More information: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=133330Help and Support: http://support.microsoft.comAny ideas how to fix it?

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A: vista wont download and important update

In order to fix this failed update, we must first clean up your .NET framework installation. Download and run this file. It will remove the .NET framework from your computer so that we can reinstall it later (and solve the non-installing update). My sister's laptop did the same, as well as our home desktop (failed update). But don't worry, it is very easy to fix.After running this cleanup tool, it will ask you to reboot. Please do so.Next, download and install this file. This will reinstall the .NET framework onto your computer.After another reboot, download and install this file. This will update the .NET framework to what it should be (what the automatic update was failing to do).Now, check Windows Update again, and see if anything shows up.

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Hi, I was looking through my update history and I noticed this:
 
I no longer get the option to download or install it even when I do a manual check for updates.  How can I go about fixing this?
 
On the other hand, how important is this really?  I have Avast! as my antivirus, is Windows Defender that critical to keep updated?
 
Thanks.
 
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Definition Update for Windows Defender - KB2267602 (Definition 1.201.1777.0)
Installation date: ‎7/‎14/‎2015 4:19 PM
Installation status: Canceled
Error details: Code 8024000B
Update type: Important
Install this update to revise the definition files that are used to detect viruses, spyware, and other potentially unwanted software. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.
More information:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/overview.mspx
Help and Support:
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52661
 

A:Important Update says it was cancelled, how do I download it?

Hi windows8newb Even if avast! is your Antivirus, you can also use Windows Defender to scan your system, so it would be a good idea to keep it's definitions updated. Follow the instructions below please.System File Checker (SFC)Follow the instructions below to run a SFC scan on your system and to provide the CBS log in your next reply;On Windows Vista & 7, click on the Windows Start Menu, then enter cmd in the search box, right-click on the cmd icon and select Run as AdministratorOn Windows 8, drag your cursor in the bottom-left corner, and right-click on the metro menu preview, then select Command Prompt (Admin);On Windows 8.1, right click on the Windows logo in the bottom-left corner and select Command Prompt (Admin);Enter the command below and press on Enter;sfc /scannowNote: There's a space between "sfc" and "/scannow";Once the scan is complete, enter the command below and press on Entercopy %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log "%userprofile%\Desktop\cbs.txt"A file called cbs.txt will have appeared on your Desktop. Upload the file on Dropbox, Google Drive or OneDrive and post the download URL for it here;Note: Please note that the CBS.log is volatile, which means that if you don't upload it after the SFC scan is completed, it won't contains the information from the scan anymore. So archive it and upload it as soon as you can.

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I have W7 Professional and 'Windows Update' shows 2 important updates.I click on update but it fails with error error code 800B0100. Clicking on 'get help' does not provide a solution. Can anyone help please?

A:Windows update shows 2 important but download fails

What are the 2 updates ?

Did you google the error code.

You could have newer versions of them, if it keeps up, just hide the updates.

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Here's another tricky one.
This important security update will not update. It is only 606Kb.
Microsoft says it is caused by a virus problem. I have Norton 360 installed. Norton say it is not a virus.
Microsoft say pay us $120 to fix it. I say I can't afford to pay that for something when I have no way of knowing exactly what the problem really is.
This has been going on since November 2014. All the other updates are installed immediately but not this one.

Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2 x86 (KB2968292)
Installation date: ‎9/‎04/‎2015 4:08 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 800B0100
Update type: Important
A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.
More information:
MS14-057: Description of the security update for the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2: October 14, 2014

Just noticed this more recent one failed to update -
Security Update for Windows Vista (KB2884256)
Installation date: ‎16/‎03/‎2015 5:43 PM
Installation status: Failed
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A:Vista Important Update will not update. Error details: Code 800B0100

That error is not caused by a virus, it is caused by a file corruption
The readiness tool can correct the problem in many situations
What is the System Update Readiness Tool? - Windows Help

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Windows Vista SP1 (KB936330) update keeps coming back as important update after installing it several times. I look at updates history and it show the same update already installed several times. Service Pack 1 (KB936330). I don't see update for Service
Pack 2 though. Can someone advice please, I am not sure what to do. I'd appreciate an advice. Thank you

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ive had my laptop for 2 weeks now and with the dell instruction guide, it told me to update all the drivers, sound,audio etc etc but i never done it...so is it important and is their a way of checking if its auto updated by itself cause with a new machine you would have thought everything would be up to date.

thanks all...

A:How important is it to update vista drivers with a new laptop?

depends what your using your laptop for , if its just general surfing , watching movies etc then i wouldnt bother unless you have any issue's theres no point , just keep on top of windows update

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I am unable to download the Microsoft .NET Famework 3.5 pack 1 update I keep getting the following error:
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0a: [2] Failed to fetch setup file in CBaseComponent:reInstall()
setup.exe: [2] ISetupComponent:re/Post/Install() failed in ISetupManager::InternalInstallManager() with HRESULT -2147467260.
setup.exe: [2] CSetupManager::RunInstallPhase() - Call to Pre/Install/Post for InstallComponents failed
setup.exe: [2] CSetupManager::RunInstallPhaseAndCheckResults() - RunInstallPhase() returned a NULL piActionResults
setup.exe: [2] CSetupManager::RunInstallFromList() - RunInstallPhaseAndCheckResults failed [2]
setup.exe: [2] ISetupManager::RunInstallLists(IP_PREINSTALL failed in ISetupManager::RunInstallFromThread()
setup.exe: [2] ISetupManager::RunInstallFromThread() failed in ISetupManager::RunInstall()
setup.exe: [2] CSetupManager::Run() - Call to RunInstall() failed
WapUI: [2] DepCheck indicates Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0a is not installed.
WapUI: [2] DepCheck indicates XPSEPSC Installer was not attempted to be installed.
WapUI: [2] DepCheck indicates Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0a was not attempted to be installed.
WapUI: [2] DepCheck indicates Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 'package' was not attempted to be installed.
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0a: [2] Error: Installation failed for component Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0a. MSI returned error code 1603
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0a: [2] Error: Installation failed for component Microsoft .NET F... Read more

A:Windows update wont download

Use the NET Framework Cleanup Tool to remove it all from your computer.

Unless you have a need to install Microsoft .NET Framework, there's no need to install it.

If you do need it for some programs or drivers to install and work, version 3.5 SP1 is all you need.

Download and save the small setup file, then close all open windows first, then double-click the saved file to run it.

The install of version 3.5 SP1 also installs version 2.0 SP2 and 3.0 SP2.

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Hi guys,

I'm wondering why this security patch for a zero day flaw in IE 11 is not checked by default? Surely it should be.

A:KB2964358 Important update (but not that important)

Don't know why.
I usually manually check one or right click on one & hide it.
I hide all bing desktop updates.

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/atta...1&d=1286676697

Is there a reason why i cant download this update.

A:cant download update for Security Update for Windows Vista (KB978601)?

check the update history and tell which update it is :)

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windows update KB981997 wont download

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Been trying to download & install definitions file

SE1R125.06.10.2006,Date:06.10.2006

and when I tell it to download, the "Retreiving Update" bar go's to 100% and after 30 seconds or so a box with an X in a red circle appears which says, "The downloaded definitions file could not be read, please update again". I try again with same results.

I've tried downloading it with everything except 'Systray' and 'Explorer' off and still no luck. AVG, and SpyBot downloaded OK this morning but not AdAware.

Anyone else having this problem?

I'm using Freeware version: "Installed core application 1.06r1 Personal"
 

A:NEWEST AD-AWARE Update wont download

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Hello

I had my PC for about 5 months now, and suddenly now Update wont download any updates. Anyone got any tips or solutions to this problem? I rather not reinnstall windows, because I lost the CD xD I got a valid copy.

This is in norwegian but it says "looking for updates" :P

A:Update wont download the update

First try advices from this tutorial Windows Update - Reset

If it doesn't solve problem run this MS Fix it MS Fix it 50202 in aggressive mode

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Hey, Does anybody know whats goin on here. When i go to download updates in vista. It says there aren't any available. I have ultimate and i didn't get the new updates they just came out with, i got them on my other computer. It just says there is nothing new available, no error message.
 

A:Vista wont download updates, none available

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I just got a new laptop today. It wont download anything. The highest it went to was 18% and then it stopped and it just wont download anything. Is there something I can do so I can download?

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Running 8.1 and noticed that my Windows Update wasn't downloading files. Ran SFC /SCANNOW

C:\Users\XXXXX>SFC /SCANNOW
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.
Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 100% complete.
Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some
of them. Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. For
example C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. Note that logging is currently not
supported in offline servicing scenarios.

Looking at my CBS.log. I find the following:
CSI 0000080e [DIRSD OWNER WARNING] Directory [ml:520{260},l:56{28}]"\??\C:\WINDOWS\system\Speech" is not owned but specifies SDDL in component Windows-Media-SpeechSynthesis-WinRT, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_INTEL (0), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral
2014-01-29 16:38:07, Info CSI 0000080f Ignoring duplicate ownership for directory [l:56{28}]"\??\C:\WINDOWS\system\Speech" in component Windows-Media-SpeechSynthesis-WinRT, Version = 6.3.9600.16384, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_INTEL (0), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral
2014-01-29 16:38:07, Info CSI 00000810 [SR] Verify complete
2014-01-29 16:38:07, Info CSI 00000811 [SR] Repairing 1 co... Read more

A:Windows Update wont download... SFC finds corrupt cant fix

Run:

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

in administrator command prompt & run sfc again.

It'll fix things.

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I use Vista and Internet Explorer 7 and it wont let me download Mozilla Firefox i tryed about 5times...
I click on "run" it gets to 100% then says the publisher is unknown so i click "run" and it just quits the download never gets to the install or nothing
what do i do?
 

A:I use Vista (32bit) and IE7 and it wont let me download Firefox

i tryed that lol

i tried that and still got nothing...





Rick said:





This might sound silly, but what does it do when you *save* it rather than make it run automatically? Then double click on the saved file to run it (not using IE to open it). Does it still do nothing?Click to expand...

it wont even let me install it i just save it and it completes and just disapears no icon or anything in my computer about it
 

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Hello,

I have a problem with some Vista machines running IE7 that hit .asp pages with XSLT that wont open. A screen pops up with a security warning and asks if I want to download the .asp page. Does anyone have any ideas?

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ive just fresh installed the 64bit version of Vista dual-boot with 32x
im trying to download in IE7 but it wont work it says it cant connect to any of the sites..
these are sites I know work like firefox , download.com and majorgeeks

the only download that has worked was from ACER's ftp site

whats causing this? ive not been installed 5 minutes and already having problems with IE7 downloading and 5-in-1 Card Reader driver not installing....
THANKS
 

A:Solved: Vista 64x - IE7 wont download from HTTP

Umm thats a interesting one.

Can you load webpages? Cause it just sounds like you cant get a successful download.

Also I beleive Windows Vista comes with IE7... so not sure what your doing there, not trying to be rude =).

Hope to hear from you soon.
 

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Hey

Vista wont let me update important security files and is not letting me download from the site myself. Instead it keeps redirecting to to google or otherwise saying there was no response from the server and or Microsoft.com, however I can still download from CNET just as usual. Also Google keeps redirecting me to fasttools.biz. Anyhelp would be MOST welcome

A:Vista wont let me download security updates

Hello see if you can run and post a log from MBAMCNET downloadhttp://download.cnet.com/windows/security-...tent;contentNavNext run MBAM:Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.35) and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2If you have a previous version of MBAM, remove it via Add/Remove Programs and download a fresh copy.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.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 before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Alternatively, you can update through MBAM's interface from a clean computer, copy the definitions (rules.ref) located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from that system to a usb stick or CD and then copy it to the infected machine.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select... Read more

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Synaptics Thinkpad Ultranav driver download is stuck with the round and round and round icon. How do I get it downloaded? Is it because I have a prior version of Synaptics still installed?

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Hello,

I have a problem with some Vista machines running IE7 that hit .asp pages with XSLT that wont open. A screen pops up with a security warning and asks if I want to download the .asp page. Does anyone have any ideas?

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anything that i try to download, shows the pop up box with the run save or cancel. when i click run, the box turns pink and the computer will not download. please advise....thanks
 

A:windows vista on a sony vaio wont download

whenever i try to download anything. it gets to the point where there is the pop up box with the run, save or cancel buttons. i try to click run, and the box turns pink and nothing is downloaded. please help if possible or advise. thanks alot.
 

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After having failed to update to SP1, I tried various way of downloading it, eventually I found out I cant download anything from microsoft support websites. I also get sent back to google homepage when trying to enter a link searched on google.

I installed a new anti-virus program (avast) and it found several trojan's I deleted some but I am sure not all are gone and I came here for help. Here is my DDT log file and the attached txt.

Thanks

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DDS (Ver_09-02-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Jet at 11:33:03,51 on 2009-02-13
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6000.16809 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6000.0.1252.46.1053.18.2046.1259 [GMT 1:00]

AV: avast! antivirus 4.8.1335 [VPS 090212-0] *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k Cognizance
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
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A:Have various trojans, cant update or download vista SP1

has been 3 days, bump

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After having failed to update to SP1, I tried various way of downloading it, eventually I found out I cant download anything from microsoft support websites. I also get sent back to google homepage when trying to enter a link searched on google.

I installed a new anti-virus program (avast) and it found several trojan's I deleted some but I am sure not all are gone and I came here for help. Here is my HJT log file. Thanks.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 21:39:54, on 2009-02-12
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16809)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\Bioscrypt\VeriSoft\Bin\AsGHost.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Health Check\HPHC_Scheduler.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\System32\ICO.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Syman... Read more

A:Have various trojans, cant update or download vista SP1

Hello and Welcome to TSF.

We no longer use HijackThis as our initial analysis tool.

We want all our members to perform the steps outlined in the link I'll give you below, before posting for assistance. There's a sticky at the top of this forum, and a
Quote:




Having problems with spyware and pop-ups? First Steps




link at the top of each page.

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Please follow our pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, you shall have a proper set of logs. Please post them in a new topic, as this one shall be closed.

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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I've just received a new laptop that works wonderfully except for the problem it has downloading chrome, java and most other things. I have tried downloadng different browsers but they won't
work, all downloads completing to say they have failed due to a lack of a valid digital signature. Also, when it updates it only successfully does so 3 quarters of the time. When using IE it also prohibits visiting websites that it says don't work, but do. I have tried all manner of things suggested by forummers and cannot find anything, and it would be cruddy to give it back. Please help!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , 32 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4200 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3061 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 57231 MB, Free - 31491 MB;
Motherboard: MEDION, E5211, Not Applicable, 914EA01UK1G9240016CKS00
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Vista download and update problems

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Has anyone ever had a problem where they cant download any of the patches from microsoft.com.. everytime i try to download a patch it gives me the following message.. "Server not found..Firefox can't find the server at download.microsoft.com".. i tried on internet explorer and i got the same message.. I was able to download it from a different computer so i know that it should be working.. i just recently reformatted the hard drive so i don't know if that had anything to do with it... Is there anything else i need to post to help you guys out in trying to help me??
 

A:Cannot download important patches

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UPDATE : My hard disk crashed. That explains it all Hi, I was downloading updates manually so I can use them on other machines in my network too. While downloading KB2378111 for Vista, I encountered a strange thing - download was originally 12.1MB but it stopped in the middle. I downloaded again, this time the size was merely 2.7MB !Looks like Microsoft is modifying the released updates at will. What about those who downloaded older update? Or is this something on my side (creepy) ? BC friends and seniors, please share your opinions and show me the light Thanks

A:Vista update modified in the middle of download

Just downloaded it and it's 12.1MB.

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So a friend gave me his laptop because he couldnt turn it on. I got it to turn on but the laptop wont download anything. it also says:

C:\Users\WINDOW~1\AppData\Local\Temp could not be saved, because an unknown error occurred.

Try saving to a different location.

when i try. i cant download antivirus stuff .
I have tried to fix it by defragment, clean out desk space.

When i try and update i get the message . Error code 89b. PLEASE HELP ME

A:Unable to download anything!! or Update windows vista

Welcome confusedonline

So, you did try downloading to a different location?

What was the cause of this laptop not turning on?

Perhaps try a different browser? (If only one on the system, try downloading another one on ANOTHER system and moving the installer across).

The account you are using on the laptop, is it the administrator account?

Also, to clarify, how/what are you trying to download, Windows Updates, or just files from the web?

Do you have an anti-virus program installed, if so, what is it?

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be truthful to the public. I have been reading a lot about people ditching windows and going to Linux. I wonder why. wow I used to love and trust windows. now I don't know anymore. you all have become something other than wonderful like I used to think.
too bad. maybe I should learn Linux too. windows is probably a habit lots of people will learn to break. scary. Be honest about your updates. ty.

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Hello, i was given a Sager NP2096 and i fresh installed Win7 64bit HP, i entered key and activated. However windows update is not working after 4 fresh install attempts. I tried upgrading to Windows 10 but after downloading and verifying Win 10 was stuck in update mode same as Windows Update.

Seems most of the this notebooks drivers are from as far back as 2008 so i assume I need some windows updates. The fresh install does have service back 1.

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WHEN I GO FOR INTERNET EXPLORER UPDATE FOR WINDOWS 7 x 64 BASES SYSTEM. EVERYTIME IT GOES FAILED SHOWING ERROR CODE 9C48. WHAT TO DO. IS EVERYTHING ALRIGHT.

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I am getting this error
- System

- Provider

[ Name] Microsoft-Windows-DistributedCOM
[ Guid] {1B562E86-B7AA-4131-BADC-B6F3A001407E}
[ EventSourceName] DCOM

- EventID 10016

[ Qualifiers] 49152

Version 0

Level 2

Task 0

Opcode 0

Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated

[ SystemTime] 2013-11-20T01:36:47.000Z

EventRecordID 73152

Correlation

- Execution

[ ProcessID] 0
[ ThreadID] 0

Channel System

Computer Sharon-PC

- Security

[ UserID] S-1-5-19
- EventData

param1 application-specific
param2 Local
param3 Launch
param4 {C97FCC79-E628-407D-AE68-A06AD6D8B4D1}
param5 NT AUTHORITY
param6 LOCAL SERVICE
param7 S-1-5-19
param8 LocalHost (Using LRPC)

don't know if this has anything to do with it but had to reinstall vista after putting in a new hard drive and it won't let me update vista even to the first service pak

any help would be greatly appreciated
 

A:Vista freezing and wont update

Have you tried downloading the standalone SP's from Microsoft's website??
 

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hi,
i have had this problem for quite awhile now, but didnt really bother me until recently. i think it began with update (kb955020) back in july 2008, when i tried to install the update..the installation will go thru...restart to finish updating system.. then window will NOT start properly and system automatically tries to resolve problem, but always just go back to earlier restore points. the system would only try to do that once or twice a month going thru the same problem.
now, recently...every time i turn off the computer and on again..the system will try to install the update and runnings into the routine.. and i would have to wait 15mins for the system to clear back to restore points.. then the next time i turn on the computer same cycle goes thru again.. please help me to resolve this issue.. any help is greatly appreicated.. thanks.

updates in system to be installed:

Update for Windows Vista (KB955020)
Security Update for Windows Vista (KB950582)
Update for Windows Vista (KB952287)
Update for Windows Vista (KB951072)
Security Update for Windows Vista (KB953733)
Security Update for Windows Vista (KB950974)
Security Update for Windows Mail for Windows Vista (KB951066)
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista (KB953838)
Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows Vista (KB953839)
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - September 2008 (KB890830)
Security Update for Windows Vista (KB954154)
Security Update for Windows V... Read more

A:vista update and wont restart. help.

First boot into safe mode and turn Automatic Updates off. Next go to View Available updates, right hand click on every single one you do not want installed and select Hide update.
Then maybe you can go to remove updates in try to remove one you think it is causing the problem.
Hope this helps

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Hi,

I have vista business with Norton internet security softwares besides other application softwares my problem is vista is not getting updated regularly and any download i tried to dowload for any microsoft product it is not getting downloaded following is the error which always flashes

Error Summary
HTTP Error 404.0 - Not Found
The resource you are looking for has been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.
Detailed Error Information
Module IIS Web Core
Notification MapRequestHandler
Handler StaticFile
Error Code 0x80070002
Requested URL http://download.microsoft.com:80/dow...llFile-ENU.exe
Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\download\7\7\8\778493c2-ace3-44c5-8bc3-d102da80e0f6\Office2003SP3-KB923618-FullFile-ENU.exe
Logon Method Anonymous
Logon User Anonymous
Most likely causes:
The directory or file specified does not exist on the Web server.
The URL contains a typographical error.
A custom filter or module, such as URLScan, restricts access to the file.


kindly help me to resolve this issue

A:[SOLVED] vista automatic update /download is not working

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Originally Posted by ganna1960


Hi,

I have vista business with Norton internet security . . .




Hi -

I think you will find that NIS is the problem here. It and its cousin apps (KIS, MIS, etc...) do not play well with Vista or Windows 7.

Download the Norton Removal Tool (NRT) to your desktop. RIGHT-click on the NRT icon, select "Run as Admin". When it finishes, re-boot.

NRT - http://solutions.symantec.com/sdccom...070816103157EN

Then reset the Windows Firewall to its default settings -
START | type FirewallSettings.exe into the start search box | click on FirewallSettings.exe above | select the Advanced Tab | click on "Restore Defaults" | Click Apply, OK

Use AVG for a/v if you wish - http://free.avg.com/download-avg-ant...s-free-edition

Please let me know how things go.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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I tried them both, I tried windows update, and it said "update failed"

I tried to download the update off of microsoft updates and opened it and it also came up with "update failed"

Is there any way to fix it?

the file I need is "update for windows vista for-x64 based systems (KB931836)"

Incase you need to know, my specs are:

Core 2 duo e6600
4096 Megabytes of Ram
EVGA 8800 GTS
Windows Vista Ultimate X64
300 Gigabyte Raptor hard drives (two 150's in Raid)
 

A:vista not updating through windows update OR manual download

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I was manually installing service pack 2 on windows vista because i was told this would sort out my problem with not being able to do any auto updates, then it got to the stage where it shutdown and was installing 1/3 updates then when it got to the 2nd part it crashed and when i restart the laptop nothing happens at all, just a black screen, no boot menu options or anything like that. I dont have a vista disc or anything like that, does anyone have any suggestions as to how i can solve this problem, sorry if my explanation was short and not very detailed.

thanks in advance
 

A:Vista wont load after update error

Um, I believe you will need some kind of disk. Specifically, you'd need either the Vista disc or the ERD disc. You need to launch a repair on your OS, as it seems to be screwed. Can you get into Safe mode? Can you get into the pre-boot menu at all?
 

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Hi

I have windows vista. SP1.

For quite a long time now, when I turn on my pc, it says preparing to install updates 1 of 3. like before I log in. but it stays on 0% then shows password screen. every time i turn it on. i have just ignored up till now.

but now it wont let me install any more updates. in windows update itself, it just hangs on 'preparing to install' 0%. I.e. it downloads the updates but wont install them. No matter what ones I choose to install, even just 1 small one. And then clicking stop installation does nothing, the button then deactivates but it doesnt stop. if i close the window them open it again, button to stop installation enables again, but again does nothing.

please help. thanks.

A:windows update wont install (vista)

Hi. . .

Welcome to TSF - Vista Support.

How long is the hang when it says "preparing to install..."? How long ago did this start?

I assume that you can log in to Vista normally after that (i.e, you haven't been running in SAFEMODE this entire time)?

What anti-virus and firewall(s) are you running?

Please look over MS kb948343. I know it is to prepare for or diagnose problems installing SP1, but there may be information in there that is useful.

Are you sure you are running SP1?
START | Run | type cmd - hit enter | then type VER & hit enter.

What is the version # that shows? Thanks.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Windows x64 based Systems Update: KB932596

This update will not install, It shows it has installed. I restart and then check updates and there is the same update again? I had an issue when trying to install uodates before, They went and then the PC Restarted and that stupid configuring updates screen showed for half and hour and then the pc restart again and that same screen appeared for 20 minutes before loading to the pc and not updates had installed.

So had to do them individually 1 by 1..

help
 

A:Windows Vista Update Wont Install.

Try installing it manually then wait for newer updates to become available .
Might just be an issue with that particular update.
Keep us posted and let us know how it turns out for you.
 

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HI All

I had to buy a new laptop begining of last month and it cam with Vista Home Basic installed, this did not really bother me but i have now spent the last week or so trying to get windows update to work but it keeps failing.

when i open windows updater it searches for the required updates and gives me the list, when i press i tell it to install the update it fails, it does not download it at all.

I have turned off my firewall, my anti virus and still nothing happens.

when it fails it gives me an error code which is 80246008, when i press the get help link and select the error code it gives me a list of possible things and how to sort them, 1 of which is that "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" needs to be turned on in 'services' but when i tell it to start it says that it can not be started and says "error 2 the system can not find the file specified"

does anybody have any ideas?

cheers in advance
 

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i just recently did a restore, and vista was redownloading from windows update. it had just downloaded sp1 or 2 anyway, it rebooted itself and now just a code and files are zooming by, i clicked to do startup repair and it attempted repairs for hours. i used a boot disk and attempted to do a restore again, couldnt i have a acer aspire 5610z which as ya know has that x drive partition etc. i have no disks as i got the computer from a friend, someone please help me

A:help vista wont reboot after windows update

In terms of current status, what happens now if you
start the PC and just let it do whatever it does?

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I have been trying to figure this out for DAYS now. I can't seem to do it though... When automatic update runs, or when I try to manually install updates, I get error code 80240016 "Windows is currently installing other updates"
I have narrowed it down to a problem with Windows Defender. For some reason, it won't update. This is really irritating, because when I go to restart, or shut down my computer, it will say "Installing Update 1 of 1" or something of that nature... It will do that forever. I have to manually power cycle my computer to restart now. When I just try to update Windows Defender, I get the same 0x80240016 error code. Like I said, I have searched for a solution to this problem everywhere, and I am down to the last straw. I don't want to format my HD. If somebody could PLEASE help me find a solution to my problem, it would be really appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

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Hi Guys
After Installing Windows SP1 update My system will not boot up. I have tried system restore without success.
When I tried to boot from a downloaded system disk I get an error 0x80070002.
Any help will be greatly appreciated
 

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Running windows vista, it is running a bit slow. It will not update service pack 2 and I am wondering what to do. Not very tech minded.

A:Vista wont update to service pack 2

Hi have you tried downloading it to your desktop then try installing Download: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 - Five Language Standalone (KB948465) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

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Hello there


since June I'm not able anymore in automatic downloading patches for my vista laptop.

Even if I try to download manually I receive a connetion failure. I'm sure that there is actually no problem with the connection because internetting is no problem and downloading other stuff either.

I couldn't upload the DSS.txt with this message

I suspect a root-kit problem but I don't know how to fix th problem.

Is there somebody who is familiar with this ?

Charrie

A:80082EFE error Vista disables update download from Microsoft

Hello, charrie lotte. Welcome to TSF.

Please attach, or zip and then attach, the DDS.txt file as you did with the other two files.

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I haven't been able to successfully download any updates on Vista in a long time.  Every time I try to download something via Windows Update (there are like 99 things I need to download) Vista just hangs.
 
Need help please...

A:Vista hangs when trying to download Service Packs, etc. via Windows Update

Hi FlimFlam:
 
Unless you've recently reinstalled Vista or restored your computer to an earlier date you should have the latest service pack (SP2).  If you aren't sure if you have SP2 installed click the Start button, choose Run..., and enter the command "winver" (without the quotes) .  If you have the latest service pack the pop-up should show that Service Pack 2 is installed.
 

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Please note that most Vista SP2 users are currently having difficulties running Windows Update, and affected users experience "Checking for updates..." hangs and slow Windows Updates that can run for several hours (or even days) - see KellyB56's thread Windows Vista Update Hangs at "Checking For Updates".
 
Please see the step-by-step instructions on page 1 of m#l's thread Updates not working, it has been searching for updates for hours in the MS Answers forum for a possible workaround if SP2 is installed.
------------32-bit Vista Home Premium SP2 * Firefox v51.0.1 * NIS v22.9.0.68 * MBAM Premium v2.2.1

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