I have a big Vaio blueRay laptop which developed an OS problem. Rick Reply NICKY says: June 6, 2011 at 5:16 pm MINE IS SAME PROBLEM AS ABOVE WITH THE VISTA.HELP. What to do before installing SP2 For the best experience, HP recommends that you take the following actions BEFORE starting the installation of SP2. SP2 will remain hidden, I've tried Windows 7 and have had driver issues. his comment is here
How I got here was by googling my problem [i guess i didn't do that before]. every time i try to turn of my ccomputer, it randomly shows that it is installing the update (step 1/3 completed 0% for example) and it gets stuck at 0%. I am not aware of any alarm for the fan or CPU. I just tried inserting the upgrade disk, but the motor only cycles with the computer.
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 To see is it is go to start, right click on computer, go to properties. Just helped me out.
won't install even a hardrive via sata, meaning i can't back up data. (lost all my back ups on my wd 1tb) to reinstall that vista to a .grrrr not happy Searched and found this thread. I have followed your step by step process four times now, each with the same result: Error message stating Error code 0x800f081f and gives a link to microsoft's website with '/fwlink/?LinkId=101139' Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends Note: Temporarily disabling the Startup Group only prevents the startup programs from loading at startup.
Use Windows Update to install Windows Vista Service Pack 2. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates This is called refreshing the Capacitors. When I got to the end of Stage 1 of 3, it said that some changes could not be completed. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/internet-problems-after-installing-vista-service/472a7f01-2bb2-417c-9b6c-07b845691dfb Reply Dave Hoder says: November 8, 2009 at 5:26 pm Just wanted to document my experience here also and offer some suggestions.
Thanks all for posting your experience and observations.Good luck all. Windows Vista Updates Stuck Regardless it starts with your initial steps and for that I am most grateful sir. It can be downloaded here: 32bit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52238 64bit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52217 (Stop WU service, install the update, restart. It finally installed the Service Pack!
Proposed as answer by MoonSkipR6 Wednesday, October 03, 2012 5:18 PM Wednesday, October 03, 2012 5:16 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote This procedure DEFINATELY works !! Friday, October 25, 2013 10:10 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hello. Vista Updates Run your antivirus and antispyware scans to be sure everything's clean. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading Press enter.
I have been using a workaround since then! this content I've uninstalled or disabled everything I can possibly think of that might be affecting the install, but I'm obviously missing something. Thank you 1000 times. The computer is now operating with the latest version of the Microsoft operating system. Windows Vista Updates Not Working
but the download stalled with 0 bytes downloaded. Then I found your thread so I uninstalled SP1 in control panel and followed your process but still can't seem to get it to go. We all just need to take a deep breath and work thru the issues. http://optionrefi.com/windows-vista/vista-home-premium-is-my-computer-done-for.php Back to top #6 devilus devilus Members 220 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:48 AM Posted 26 April 2016 - 12:22 PM Having the same problem and pursuing similar solutions with out
I was running IE 7 (!!!), whereas before, I was running 9, and 2., did not have Service Packs 1 and 2 installed, so I could not download IE 9! Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista Reply Tunde Williams says: October 30, 2009 at 1:03 pm Hi. Monday, October 19, 2015 7:29 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Dear Magon Liu and Members of Microsoft Community, Today I felt thrilled by the success of installing
Kind regards Adam Betts Friday, October 21, 2011 8:45 AM Reply | Quote Answers 32 Sign in to vote Hi, During the Windows Vista SP1 installation, this issue occurs Thank you so much for posting this effective and clear solution. Thank you So much for posting this fix ! Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Thanks In Advance.
It's nice to know there are people out there that can truely help. Did your computer come with a Vista disk? By further browsing you consent to such use. check over here If you have specific questions about what to do before installing SP2, you should go to http://www.microsoft.com and search for “Windows Vista SP2.” Installing the Windows Vista Service Pack 2 There
Backup all the files anddban the HD. Maybe a server issue. (WU is set to "Notify me but don't automatically download or install them") Selective boot on the same hardware: Vista UltimateSP2 32bit, installed 2008, never reinstalled, and "Updates installed" says "never". With pre-installed OS download the SP2 file then reboot in Safe Mode and go from there.
It's strange and not cool. All they did was bunch them all together. Reply Ramblinrick says: November 15, 2009 at 7:47 pm Andres, Same problem I have experienced… SP2 will not take. Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA).
Rick Reply Chickpea says: August 24, 2011 at 6:44 am I'm still here and still managing *without* SP2… pretty happily. I had bought the extended warranty from HP and they replaced the HD, reinstalling Vista. After resetting the Startup Stuff, and rebooting a few more times, all is well. I'll do the same.I tried this fix multiple times with the no sucess.
Once I backup all files and dban my HD, I installed Vista back, then install SP1/SP2 right away. After every reboot, I have to go to Device Manager and scan for hardware changes. Reply Mike W says: September 26, 2009 at 11:51 am I've been running Silverlight applications fine, such as the CBS Sports All Access video player. No wonder one of the comments mentioned Apple looking better all the time.
My computer when I bought it several years back just came with Vista 32 home premium installed on it. It was working fine before hand and now I am having several problems.