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Thursday, May 23, 2013 1:24 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I know this old, but still using Vista to build computers for kids/parents without $... Any suggestions?0 Reply Imran Uddin 6 years agoI installed Vista home premium service pack 1 yesterday, and it installed correctly. where is the 'vote as helpful' button - cause you have been VERY HELPFUL to us Edited by hespiris Tuesday, March 05, 2013 3:01 AM Vote button is where? After removing sp1 everything was back to normal.Sorry for the bad English - French Canadian 🙂0 Reply Vince 9 years agoRunning Windows Vista Business 64Bit. his comment is here

In fact, all those I know who tried Vista x64 moved to the 32-bit version after some time because at least one of the apps they need didn’t work.GP, Gpedit.msc is I am up and running. Attempts to fix the problem seems to have made the problem worse. Tags (1) Tags:I love Microsoft Flag for a Moderator 1 Kudo Reply FrankLloyd Routine Adventurer Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Feed Link to this Message Print Email to https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/windows-vista-business-32-bit-install-problems-276231/

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

I spend a thousand dollars on a new computer on the assumption that in the 8 years since I bought my last one, the state of the art has improved. It gave me 3 options, close program, restart program and the other I can't remember. Vista installation & setup Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code

  • Wednesday, May 08, 2013 4:45 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Magon Liu, First thank you for all the work you put into this.
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  • I am running Vista Ultimate and the only issue i have had was a lockup due to IRQ.
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I'm desperate to join the happy band of successful sp1 installers!! :-) Sandy Sunday, February 02, 2014 1:55 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi Magon Liu, I Is it dirty? Why not stop beating that dead horse and just link people to the .msi file? Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends I don't really think I have any problems, my puter seems to run purty good, I just wanted to know what things to look for.

If you are running any third-party applications such as Spyblocker, Internet or web accelerators (programs designed to boost the speed of the Internet connection), security or anti-virus programs (McAfee, Norton, etc.), Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣 Before that, I was able to install Vista SP1 without this patch anyway. More Bonuses It wasn't until sp1 that it stabilized.

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First forum ever actually. This still works great. Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates Seems I am good at minesweeper. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading doctorxMay 19, 2007, 11:48 AM Vista 32 bit.

And this application was also running at the same time. this content AnonymousMay 19, 2007, 9:19 AM Doc X, Are you running Vista in 32-bit or 64-bit? Vista was more stable than XP (for me...)and does have some good features...but enough is enough.." (The discussion, by the way, is the longest TechNet thread we've ever seen.)"- end quoteThe I had the SP1 downloaded to a thumb drive and was installing from the thumb drive. Windows Vista Updates Not Working

After installing this 64 bit OS update "windows update" ran successfully for the first time in over a week. doctorxMay 22, 2007, 6:53 AM OK, with just ~20 games to go...Here is what i could not get working:Nascar SimracingAnything with the indeo codecNothing with DOS stuff in it (Duh)Games that Then check out this post.0 Reply Marci 9 years agoThanks for the article. http://extrawebsolution.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-won-39-t-download-updates.html I've scoured the internet and found others...

Just helped me out. Windows Vista Updates Stuck Although I just loaded a few games first, I thought it actually was faster in a couple of games i tried. I have read the tutorial and done the tweaks.

Sure enough, I've just installed it and now I cannot access the internet - at all.

But do you remember about the troubles that service pack 2 for Windows XP caused? Naturally my attempts failed. So, I left everything off. Windows Vista Wont Update The SP1 also put me to "have to" seek a 4.0.3 upgrade for the music service I had no problems with before SP1.

Forgot your details? Attempts to fix the problem seems to have made the problem worse. Worked fine. check over here I'd let it run The letters and numbers just may not be showing up for some reason but it's loading any way.

since then ive removed sp1 on both machines and is fine.vista home basic 2 different manufacturers of network cards0 Reply Dylanz 8 years agoafter installing windows service pack 1 i am jokeMay 19, 2007, 12:38 PM you have a really nice setup. I, too, never had any problems with updates before whenever I had to do reformats so this is really frustrating. Ha!

Hope it works.0 Reply Nicole Brazeau 7 years agoI have trouble sending e-mails, attachements and other e-mail difficulties. Reason: Additional Info My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I had to reinstall Windows Vista at the end of August 2012 and gave-up on trying to get SP1 to install. Vista will be the death of MicroSoft if they don't watch out.0 Reply Mark 9 years agoSP1 has caused one serious problem with our Vista Business machines: the "trustedinstaller" has taken

Deselected 'Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power' ... Please be sure to re-enable them once the process has completed. Other Microsoft sites wrongly told me to simply use my computer's Windows Update feature, which inaccurately claimed the SP1 had successfully downloaded when it would not. but that sometimes happens in the update process so I figure it's normal.

Called Microsoft support and was told three time my only choice was to reformat and start over. Thank you, thank you!

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