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Anyone have any suggestions? After messing with this for a week, to have the "Fix it" gizmo run & cause SUCH a mess! Get the answer Saga LoutDec 9, 2013, 8:37 PM Event Cache is also a sub-folder in Windows\Software Distribution. i think you should just forget about that regkey.. check over here

I first experienced the problem on Nov 19th, then again on the 20th and just verified today (the 21st) that it has not yet been corrected.Three different machines in two physical either way, i don't want windows "automatic updates" to be running..step 4: after having installed the activex-control that you were initially prompted to install, at the "microsoft update" webpage, you will I'll be back to check your response in a BITS.... I checked four XP machines and in each case the file had almost no data and hadn't been updated in a long time. click resources

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Worked fine. Glad that worked out for you and thanks to redwolfe_98 for the posting the Bits and autoupdate service fix. Now the LATE FEE is $10/month..... [OptimumOnline] by FallenAnjel322. Continue to site » Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums

One thing though, there was/is no "Event Cache" folder in C:\Windows\Software Distribution". Nice! solved Windows XP won't install on new machine? Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Helpful +4 Report anonymous Nov 29, 2013 05:58PM Stop automatic update service and BITs service.

Then I installed Firefox because, well IE6 is useless. Windows Update Xp Download THANK YOU!! Subscribe to our newsletter Subscribe Team Terms of Use Contact Policies CCM Benchmark Group health.ccm.net Please turn JavaScript on and reload the page. http://www.computerworld.com/article/2850890/windows-update-is-broken-on-xp.html The "Approved Devices List" page has now been totally remodeled [ComcastXFINITY] by telcodad355.

If you have suggestion on what solved this, PLEASE post it. Windows Xp Update Free Download Right now here are the things it says it can't fix: - Service registration is missing or corrupt- Windows Update error 0x800B0100(2013-12-09-T-12_35_38P)- Problems installing recent updates- Problems installing recent updates- Cryptographic Good luck. the windows update/microsoft update webpages will not allow access unless windows "automatic updates" is turned on..step 2: at the "microsoft update" webpage (not the "windows update" webpage), when you initially click

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All successful but no change. I don't 'think' there are any more but BITS. Where Is Windows Update In Xp In addition my computer boot-up and program opening have speed-ed up dramatically. Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Then I installed MS Security Essentials & I've just installed IE8 & am going to reboot as soon as I get done writing this post.

One of them, involving re-registering DLLs, was my fallback if the first suggestion didn't work. If it enabled Go here and run the fixit for XP. THANK YOU... I re-ran it, then chose another option & kept poking around until I found something appropriate for windows update. Windows Xp Update Fix

Automatic Updates enabled and service is running. I need Windows XP on this system so what can I try next to fix Windows Update? The link to this stand-alone version of the Windows Update agent may change over time. this content As soon as IE8 loads the web page, it fails with error 0x80248015 before the user can search for fixes.Why would anyone care?

Thanks, . Windows Xp Updates Downloads The best way to do this is with Internet Explorer on the computer with the problem. Installed some other thing that looked VERY flaky in the Services menu, then it corrupted my registry!

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I copied all of the files, with the exception of one that would not allow me to move it or delete it, and once I rebooted the PC, I went to I thought I would just go into Add/Remove programs & remove the update & then install it. How do you combine the elements in Sheldon's T-shirt? Download Windows Xp Updates Manually Here is what the problem is.

I'll try to spend a bit of time on this site looking for problems I can help others with & not just come here when I need help myself. Kaspersky accuses Microsoft of anticompetitive bundling antivirus software [Security] by siljaline305. It has been driving me crazy(er) for 4 or 5 days now. http://nadrp.com/windows-xp/win-xp-auto-update-not-working.html one is "WGA", the "windows genuine advantage" tool..

Good news: Microsoft offers free technical support for Windows Update and that support provided a solution to my problem. Hopefully this way, it will do the job and cost you nothing. I've got almost 100 hours into this. So I did.

Install first this latest cumulative update for IE8: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41404 for IE7: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41442 After restart Windows automatic updates work immediatelly as well as Windows Update. THANK YOU!! bamim2Dec 9, 2013, 7:55 PM Thank you for you comments. Sadly, I don't really know the answer.