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I did some searches that told me to manually download & installed Service Pack 3 for XP. The user must log in as the administrator or have administrator rights to solve the issue. gursharan My Problem is I've installed XP SP3 and it works well at start.when install some programs which are all clean and virus tested.A small problem takes place and its in I was about to throw the box in the trash. his comment is here

Then I installed MS Security Essentials & I've just installed IE8 & am going to reboot as soon as I get done writing this post. Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. Again. Do you suggest that I try running Mr Fix it again?

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I REALLY appreciate your help. I tried going in under control panel and turn the updates on but it will not allow me to do so. Unless there's some other way through the maze that leads me to something else more helpful. The solution for me turned out to be rebooting into safe mode which then allowed me to rename the folder.

I've NEVER run into this problem before. 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. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Search Sign Up Log In Home Forum How To Download News Encyclopedia High-Tech Health Sign Up Language English Español Deutsch Français Italiano Download Windows Xp Updates Manually Good news: Microsoft offers free technical support for Windows Update and that support provided a solution to my problem.

keo it doesnt work guys, please help Mudassar superb effort . Report nonameatall 1Posts Monday October 21, 2013Registration date October 21, 2013 Last seen - Oct 21, 2013 04:44PM That was the move. badgeSep 14, 2008, 1:35 AM The system started acting up like this about say 6months ago. This was a great fix.

wingmasterSep 11, 2008, 9:50 PM Thanks Zoron works like a charm saved me lots of headache. 4Ryan6Sep 12, 2008, 1:18 AM Usually occurs after doing a Repair Reinstallation of XPhttp://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=943144 badgeSep Windows Xp Updates Downloads warriorkingSep 15, 2008, 10:29 AM Zoron said: Re-register the Windows Update DLL with the commands below Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK. I'll run that in Safe Mode too.http://www.download.com/Advanced-WindowsCare-Personal/3000-2086_4-10407614.html?part=dl-AdvancedW&subj=uo&tag=button&cdlPid=10875987 ZoronSep 14, 2008, 6:05 AM Not really a one-click way, no... I re-ran it, then chose another option & kept poking around until I found something appropriate for windows update.

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If I remember correctly, the system was pulling this failure to install OS updates before SP3 install. ZoronSep 11, 2008, 3:05 PM I don't know the root cause, but I had a computer with XP that I had just reloaded for a customer. Where Is Windows Update In Xp Report NickyCee 2Posts Friday October 25, 2013Registration date October 25, 2013 Last seen - Oct 25, 2013 07:05PM Also, you may want to add that you must boot into XP safe Windows Xp Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Sign up now.

Share your voice 0 comments Tags Security Software Related Stories Obama to shutter registry once used to track Muslims, Arabs ​Russian Android malware tracked Ukrainian military: Report Bitcoin reaches highest total this content When I got there, the site gave me errors about not being able to find itself or some ridiculous MicroSoft thing. Obviously a fresh install of the OS would also leave BITS working properly. After the system Restore, I went in & set Update "KB2862330" to not show itself to me again. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed

Nic, Nic.... " Saga LoutDec 17, 2013, 2:56 PM May the force of the Kanighits be one your side. TROY MILLER great help... Nothing was working. http://webinweb.net/windows-xp/xp-unable-to-update.html It takes less than a minute and is completely free!

thanks man saved me...... Windows Xp Update Free Download Or will all of the things listed REALLY stop working? That's it.

I did 100 different things & nothing helped.

you have earned your place in Valhalla! William Dude thanks so much, I got a custom built computer off Craigslist and I needed to update my 550 ti driver. Thanks you times 10 for your insight and for posting this solution!!!! Window Xp Update Service Pack 3 There is a big x over the automatic updates shield.

See if that improves things. Ty. I finally rebooted & when it came back up it has been downloading Updates ever since. check over here I'm totally stumped & I've already reinstalled XP several times with similar results, although if there are flaws in my method of installation or post installation, I could always try again.

Saga LoutDec 15, 2013, 7:39 AM Did you try the FixIt button in the KB I linked you to? the dotted lines here i mention means missing CSD Version Service Pack 3 which gets erased from the registry also.Additionally to this ntdll.dll and some other dlls gets corrupted but the I can't believe that's what did it, but it sure looks that way. It didn't do it, but could you please explain the "Event Cache" statement?

If you wait long enough, it will resolve itself. badgeSep 16, 2008, 6:36 AM Zoron said: It won't stay on Automatic? I tried to remove windows search from add/remove programs in Control Panel. Then I installed .NET 2.0 &,SP3 & rebooted.

Thank you for this advise Arun..... Thank you XpStillNeeded Changed to "Checked" and it works. I don't know if things are fixed, but it IS updating. Should fix the problem.

Helpful +3 Report anonymous Dec 4, 2013 10:57AM You need to stop the automatic updates service. The thread includes an email from Microsoft technical support with three possible fixes. But, looks good BITS is running without unexplained shutdown. Muhammad Abrar it dose't work!!!