Reply Tony Nov 13, 2014 @ 15:57:35 Tried solution 2 but it still does not update. I tried selecting themindividually but it does not work. Close Yeah, keep it Undo Close This video is unavailable. Most users posting in that thread only see WU hang at "Checking for updates..." when it detects a large number of available updates so it's difficult to determine if any changes http://yellowproductions.net/windows-vista/windows-update-vista.php
This information was very important to repair the error. On first solution cannot resolve, but the second fix the error fast! Proffitt Forum moderator / May 23, 2012 3:01 AM PDT In reply to: Vista x64 IE9 Update Fail - Steps to re-load VISTA from MS? Up next Clear Windows Update Cache and Fix Windows Updates - Duration: 10:12. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/611898/windows-vista-update-hangs-at-checking-for-updates/
But which solution is fixed your problem? Reply Dilshad Apr 17, 2016 @ 16:11:34 Thanks sir. But your instructions were precise and I could execute the steps without any problem. I have used Step 2 above.
solution 2 helped me. This is what fixed it. Step 1: Stop Windows Update service. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Reply TONY Sep 06, 2016 @ 03:13:34 WOOOOW THANKS SO MUCH SOLUTION 2 WORKED FOR ME PERFECTLY, YOU ARE AWESOME Reply Carter Sep 09, 2016 @ 09:47:13 Tried Solution 2 but
I was fortunate enough to have Microsoft Tech Support get interested and to work with me on the problem (at no charge). Reply bina Jul 24, 2015 @ 11:16:53 thanks a lot it worked !! Note: This laptop runs Windows 7 Home Premium. i thought about this Step 3: Start Windows Update service.
Thank you! Windows Vista Wont Update Reply gerrard Dec 05, 2014 @ 13:42:00 Thanks. WORKED BEAUTIFULLY. More than will conflict with each other. 1.
Has Microsoft published explanation of problem and addressed permanent fix? Self-built PC, Lian-Li PC-A70B, GA-EX38-DS5, Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz, Leadtek 9600GT, Kingston 4GB DDR2, Enermax Galaxy 850W Selective boot: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA) Windows 7 Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista d. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Thankss!
I have been installing Windows for friends and own PC/Notebook for years and didn't encounter such problem until my latest notebook. see here It can happen. Solution 1: Solve Windows Update cannot check for updates” error using Microsoft Fix It utility Update: Unfortunately Microsoft has removed the FixIt utility. Thanks! Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading
Now what?? You will have a tiny Red dot in the Tab that let's you run it at will. After restarting the system I also found I needed to disable my firewall (Comodo). this page Checking your browser before accessing winhelp.us.
I am not an expert in computer and was afraid of dealing with program files. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Reply ChrisB Dec 04, 2014 @ 20:00:34 Ran 'Fix It' "Problems installing recent updates" 'Not Fixed'. "Service registration is missing or corrupt" 'Fixed'. "Windows Update Error 0x80080005 (2014-12-04-T-12_23_33P) 'Fixed'. Regardless, my humble gratitude for your assistance!
Reply Lekan Bamigbade Jan 12, 2017 @ 14:40:11 Thanks a lot solution 2 worked Reply tious Jan 16, 2017 @ 11:46:00 woow..solution 2 real worked!! you may need to restart your computer." I have updated my HD to double the storage and higher speed for windows 7 (64 bit) and performed a windows 7 installation from https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058 Reply Huni May 14, 2015 @ 12:09:18 I had this problem this problem for a very long time. Windows Vista Updates Stuck You may need to restart your computer” probably occurs when Windows temporary update folder (SoftwareDistribution folder) is corrupted.
Reply lakonst Oct 09, 2016 @ 09:29:47 @Mike: Please read more carefully before comment…The name of the folder is "SoftwareDistribution" Reply Amy Oct 21, 2016 @ 17:23:19 Thank you so much And is an Acer Aspire One. Remove all Programs but Antivirus Protection program and Internet Service Provider that start up when you turn on your system. Get More Info but the download stalled with 0 bytes downloaded.
Please be as detailed as possible when providing a solution. The problem is installingthe updates. Any further help will be greatly appreciated. Flag Permalink This was helpful (3) Collapse - Just got off the phone with another client...
IF NECESSARY, I'LL TURN OFF WU COMPLETELY. Solution 2 worked perfectly. To do this, Enter MSCONFIG in the RUN box, Hold down the Windows Key and press R, Click OK. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
b. It just was not on the list. The Catroot2 folder is used as part of the Windows update process and can sometimes become corrupt. Your idea of doing the clean boot is a requirement too, just to rule it out as a source of the problem.If one does not see a date in the restore