I cant get any updates to install.

Everything is on that is to be on.
Any light would be great, thanks.
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"Skip" <Skip@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
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> Everything is on that is to be on.
> Any light would be great, thanks.
> -- 
> Skip Rock 


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1/30/2010 5:09:49 PM
Skip wrote:
> Everything is on that is to be on.
> Any light would be great, thanks.

Speaking of light...

 Start button --> RUN
 (no "RUN"?  Press the "Windows Key" + R on your keyboard)
 --> type in:
   winver
 --> Click OK.

The picture at the top of the window that opens will give you the general
(Operating System name and edition) while the line starting with the word
"version" will give you the rest of the story.  Post _both_ in response
to this message verbatim.  No paraphrasing - instead - ensure
character-for-character copying.

What version of Internet Explorer are you currently using?  Easy to find
out.  Open Internet Explorer and while that is in-focus, press and hold
the "ALT" key on your keyboard.  With the "ALT" key still pressed, press
(just once, no holding) the "H" key.  Now, with the "ALT" key still
pressed,  press (just once, no holding) the "A" key.   That will bring up
the "About Internet Explorer" window.  It will give you the exact version
you are using - repeat what you see there in response to this message.

How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or
64-bit version of the Windows operating system
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218

Still, if we assume you have 32-bit Windows XP...
(*Likely* considering where you posted, but by no means certain.)

Reboot and logon as administrative user.

Download, install, run, update and perform a full scan with the following
(freeware version):

SuperAntiSpyware
http://www.superantispyware.com/

Reboot and logon as administrative user.

Download, install, run, update and perform a full scan with the following
(freeware version):

MalwareBytes
http://www.malwarebytes.com/

Reboot and logon as administrative user.

Download and run the MSRT manually:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx

You may find nothing, you may find only cookies, you may think it is a
waste of time - but if you do all this and report back here with what you
do/don't find as you are doing all of it - you are adding more pieces to
the puzzle and the entire picture just may become clearer and your
problem resolved.

Reboot and logon as administrative user.

Visit this web page:

How do I reset Windows Update components?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

.... and click on the "Microsoft Fix it" icon.  When asked, select "RUN",
both times.  Check the "I agree" box and click on "Next".  Check the box
for "Run aggressive options (not recommended)" and click "Next".  Let
it finish up and follow the prompts until it is done.  Close/exit and
reboot when it is.

You should now perform a full CHKDSK on your system drive (C:)...

 How to scan your disks for errors
 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265
 * will take time and a reboot

You should now perform a full Defragment on your system drive (C:)...

 How to Defragment your hard drives
 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314848
 * will take time

Reboot.

Uninstall any and all third-party firewall applications (ZoneAlarm, etc)
and utilize the built-in WIndows Firewall only.

Reboot.

Log on as an user with administrative rights and open Internet Explorer
and visit http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/ and select to do a
CUSTOM scan...

Every time you are about to click on something while at these web pages -
first press and hold down the CTRL key while you click on it.  You can
release the CTRL key after clicking each time.

Once the scan is done, select just _ONE_ of the high priority updates
(deselect any others) and install it.

Reboot again.

If it did work - try the web page again - selecting no more than 3-5 at a
time.  Rebooting as needed.

The Optional Software updates are generally safe - although I recommend
against the "Windows Search" one and any of the "Office Live" ones or
"Windows Live" ones for now.  I would completely avoid the
Optional Hardware updates.  Also - I do not see any urgent need to
install Internet Explorer 8 at this time.

Seriously - do all that.  This is like antibiotics - don't skip a single
step, don't quit because you think things will be okay now - go through
until the end, until you have done everything given in the order given.  If
you have a problem with a step come ask and let someone here get you
through that step.  If you don't understand how to do a step, come back
and ask here about that step and let someone walk you through it.

Then - when done - let everyone here know if it worked for you - or if
you have more issues.

-- 
Shenan Stanley
     MS-MVP
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Shenan
1/30/2010 5:22:01 PM
Try Microsoft's® Windows Update Repair Tool. Download it here 
http://www.ms-mvp.org/


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"Skip" <Skip@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
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> Everything is on that is to be on.
> Any light would be great, thanks.
> -- 
> Skip Rock 

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The
1/30/2010 5:41:50 PM
Skip wrote:
> Everything is on that is to be on.
> Any light would be great, thanks.

The Real Truth MVP wrote:
> Try Microsoft's� Windows Update Repair Tool. Download it here
> http://www.ms-mvp.0rg/

Why not send people directly to the actual solution straight from those 
offering it?

The article that describes everything:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

Direct download link:
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9665683

Covers these OSes:

a.. Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
a.. Microsoft Windows XP Professional
a.. Windows Vista Business
a.. Windows Vista Enterprise
a.. Windows Vista Home Basic
a.. Windows Vista Home Premium
a.. Windows Vista Ultimate
a.. Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
a.. Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
a.. Windows Server 2008 Standard
a.. Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
a.. Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
a.. Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
a.. Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)

-- 
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     MS-MVP
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Shenan
1/30/2010 6:50:41 PM
On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 09:41:50 -0800, "The Real Truth MVP"
<trt@void.com> wrote:

>Try Microsoft's� Windows Update Repair Tool. Download it here 
>http://www.ms-mvp.org/

This is not the MVP site despite its fake logos.

The correct MVP site is http://www.mvps.org/.

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