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Similar Threads - Solved Really slow Getting strange errors on startup & PC is really slow. You may want to wait until you receive the recovery discs before installing SP2. Apply the latest BIOS. also from another suggestion I reset Internet Explorer as that was suggested as the cause, still no good.

Now it list "System Update Readiness Tool" only. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system. After the update is complete, when you logon to the computer you will see a message stating that the update to Vista Service Pack 2 was successful, or that there was Recovery path if computer was upgraded using a commercially available copy of Vista If the computer is not an HP-designated Vista Capable PC, or if the OS was changed using a http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/update-not-working-after-sp2-install

Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack

IF NECESSARY, I'LL TURN OFF WU COMPLETELY. Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). Disable antivirus software After you have prepared the computer, but before installing the Windows Vista Service Pack 2, you must temporarily disable the antivirus program. checking for updates was close to immediate and 20 updates were indicated ... 18 required and 2 optional.

Recovery path if the licensed OS is Vista with SP1 Beginning in early 2008, Microsoft released Service Pack 1 and HP Pavilion and Compaq Presario computers were shipped with the Windows Find Solutions, ask questions, and share advice with other HP product owners. gamezmaster, Jun 11, 2009 #1 Sponsor Mumbodog Joined: Oct 3, 2007 Messages: 7,891 Yes KIS could be the issue, try removing the software, see if things improve. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Click Start, All Programs and then click Windows Update.

Show Ignored Content As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! Back to top #14 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:50 AM Posted 11 May 2016 - 11:55 AM devilus, My experience has been identical to yours, fixed Back to top #13 Joe_Lee Joe_Lee Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:50 PM Posted 11 May 2016 - 11:32 AM devilus, My experience has been identical to yours, fixed https://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1270562-windows-vista-sp2-fresh-install-windows-update-doesnt-work/ You should consider uninstalling SP2 as described in this KB article.

PCDIMWIT pcdimwit 14:36 27 Jan 12 that Geek link for how to enable the adminstrator account doesnt say ANWHERE how you do this,i.e. Vista Updates Since Sp2 Reverting changes. now Win Update does not work. Windows 7 UltimateSP1 64bit, installed March 2016.

Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

and put nod32 no issues... In the list select the Service Pack 2 option, and then click Install. Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack then ran "fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\", that was successful but still Win update not working. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) This page requires Javascript.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. HP recommends that you either create or order a set of Recovery discs to restore the computer to its original operating condition in the event that the computer fails during or Have you had a go at running the Windows fix-it tool? is there any way to prevent prefetching of programs i.e. Windows Update Not Working After Vista Sp2

More information: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=237375 Help and Support: http://support.microsoft.com and the other is for the 2007 microsoft office suite (which I dont have installed on this laptop) I just dont know what to ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. warning: If the computer was not designed for Vista, HP does not provide support, drivers, or software for improperly upgraded computers. I am in email correspndenc with a MS Support tech.

pcdimwit 14:21 27 Jan 12 Hi Difarn, I have just run the windows fix-it tool from the microsoft's own site, and it said that it has fixed 2 issues with the Windows Vista Updates Not Working Researched that on the net. Early reports in ScousaJay's thread windows update just seems to hang while checking in the VistaForums indicate that KB3145739 didn't fix the slow Patch Tuesday updates this month - or at

In the event of a failure during or after the installation of the service pack, you will need these recovery discs to restore the computer to its original operating condition.

So, the problem is still not solved. Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). Windows Update installed .Net Framework 4.5.2 and the other 199 updates. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading And it's not the only fixer that gave me errors.

After applying this patch, check the updates manually. Getting to the logon screen is better now that Kaspersky is gone. Advertisement Recent Posts Vosteran Chrome Hijack Help welkermike replied Jan 16, 2017 at 10:47 PM Sign of the times ekim68 replied Jan 16, 2017 at 10:42 PM Vertical Lines on Laptop The installation of SP2 may take an hour or more, and the computer cannot be used during that time.

However, It wasn't disabled when SP2 was being installed. Back to top #11 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:50 AM Posted 11 May 2016 - 02:28 AM Yes, the problem seems to be back today. note: You may wish to print this document out and use it as a reference during some of the procedures.