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windows update problems

by spooky954 / November 16, 2008 2:33 AM PST

My PC keeps going into 'Downloading 1 of 3' Do not switch off your computer. This happens every time i switch it on. It then has to repair it's startup before i can access anything. When I check the history in Windows Update it shows having failed on many of the updates. The error message can show different error numbers which I can't seem to find any advice on.I am running Vista on my PC

Any ideas anyone.

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Just sharing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2008 3:48 AM PST

I ran into this and had to uninstall an antivirus suite that was blocking updates. Some may not want to do that but we had a clone of the hard disk ready before we took the AV suite out.

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update download problem
by spooky954 / November 17, 2008 3:56 AM PST
In reply to: Just sharing.

Thanks bob, I'll try that and keep my fingers crossed.

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