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Unable to get any windows xp updates

by Marvin Decou / May 4, 2005 7:30 PM PDT

When I go tothe windows xp update website. Nothing happens, it will not scan for updates. I don't get any error messages or anything. A few months ago I was receiving updates aon a regular bases. then I lose the update icon from the taskbar. I can still recive other downloads.
Iam using hp pavilion a250n pentium 4 2.6 ghz 512 mb windows xp home edition ver. 2002 service pack 1

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Have a look
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 4, 2005 8:12 PM PDT

at this Microsoft KB web site;
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306525/

see if you can reconfigure Windows Updates.

You say nothing happens. When you goto Start > Windows Update, does IE open up? If so, what happens then? Is a connection established to the internet? Does IE just sit there with a blank page?

Mark

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Unable to get any windows xp updates
by Marvin Decou / May 9, 2005 5:46 AM PDT
In reply to: Have a look

After I click on Start-Program-Windows Update.
Then IE opens to the Windows Update window. It shows this message, CHECKING FOR THE LATEST VERSION OF THE WINDOWS UPDATE SOFTWARE... After waiting and waiting nothing happens.

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Do you have Zone Alarm installed
by roddy32 / May 9, 2005 6:44 AM PDT
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Unable to get any windows xp updates
by Snmyr / May 4, 2005 8:45 PM PDT

Do you have SP2 for XP?

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Unable to get any windows xp updates
by Marvin Decou / May 9, 2005 5:49 AM PDT

No I do not have SP2. It will not download.

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Did you try
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 9, 2005 8:21 AM PDT

that Microsoft Knowledge Based article I gave?

Mark

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