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Can't update Windows Vista or IE

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  • Started 1 year ago by imgib
  • Latest reply from Lampies23
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imgib
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I am running Windows Vista with SP 1. At some point (over a year ago) something happened and my computer stopped automatically downloading and installing ALL Windows updates. It does download and install some updates. I can't install updates manually. Updates such as SP 2 won't install. I have IE 7 and can't install newer versions. I have run every kind of Virus software I can find to check for viruses. Everything is fine. I have installed and run Microsoft Fix it and Windows Update Agent. When I try to install SP 2 or a newer version of IE I receive a message that it couldn't install and has aborted installation. Can anyone help?
Thanks,
Gib

Posted 1 year ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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imgib hi. It won't. you need to get SP2.

Posted 1 year ago
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Hermitt
Hermitt
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imgib, have you tried this? .... http://www.ehow.com/how_665529.....vista.html

Jim

Posted 1 year ago
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Lampies23
Posts: 8

Just make sure that your date and time settings is correct. It can cause the windows update to give you an error

Posted 1 year ago
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