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5answers
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Repeating important updates for Microsoft Office 2007

Today I've started important updates for Windows Vista on laptop. Those updates include updates for other programs from Microsoft Update including Microsoft Office 2007 suit. All important updates ...
0
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1answer
357 views

Vista SP2 and .NET Framework 3.5 ERROR: TRUST_E_NOSIGNATURE(800B0100)

I have a laptop running Windows Vista x86, and I can't install 2 updates: "Microsoft .NET framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET Framework 3.5 Family Update (KB951847) x86" and "Windows Vista Service Pack 2 ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Reinstalling Failed Windows Updates

I had a problem with a Vista machine that refused to install updates. I have solved this issue but when I look at the update history there are LOADS of failed updates that need to be ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Troubleshooting failed updates on Vista

It's been a while since I've seen a Vista machine in the field, and I am now reminded of all the reasons why everybody hated this OS. I have about 30 failed updates with error codes ranging from ...
3
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0answers
83 views

Why is Windows claiming Vista is counterfeit after installing updates?

We've purchased a Compaq Presario CQ60 Notebook PC from a local Wal-Mart a few years ago. Upon our first boot, we were asked to create recovery discs of Windows Vista because the manufacturer did not ...
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1answer
64 views

Want to upgrade my Dell OS to Windows 8 or 7

I have been using 1525 inspiron since 2008 sept, i am considering upgrade to windows 8 or maybe 7. the machine is fantastic and in a very good working, never ever had any problem except for battery ...
0
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1answer
116 views

Vista update 800b0100

As I try to move from IE9 per-release to the regular IE9 I get the mostly useless error 800B0100 sfc completed without error. Using firegenUL I find the most common error to read HANDLER ...
2
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3answers
183 views

How do we apply the latest Windows Update?

I've just reformatted my computer and I was running Windows Update, but after installing the updates and restarting, I have more updates again, and even after those updates, I have more updates yet ...
1
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2answers
337 views

Can't install software or perform Windows Updates

For the last long while Windows Update has been failing on 99% of updates and (certain) software won't install. I have seen the error 0x8007010B in both cases. Why is this happening? How can it be ...
0
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3answers
255 views

Are security updates still required if you have a firewall, anti-virus and malware tools installed?

Dumb question, but if you have the above installed, do you still need to install security updates? Reason I'm asking is that I re-installed Vista on a Dell Inspiron 1520 because it was in some kind of ...
1
vote
2answers
427 views

HP Recovery Not Working after rebooting for updates?

I own a HP Pavilion DV6000 and I'm running Windows Vista on it. I updated Windows after update I rebooted the laptop. After that It was not at all booting. Even I tried to boot from recovery disk, it ...
85
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9answers
194k views

How to stop jucheck from running? Java won't remember “Check for Updates Automatically” setting

I've installed Java on Windows Vista, and every day I get a Vista security warning asking me if I want to run "jucheck". Apparently this is the Java automatic updater. Well, I don't want it to run ...
0
votes
2answers
361 views

Vista 32-Bit Home Premium will not let me install any updates

Windows update says that it could not search for new updates and gives the error code 80070643. From what I have read it has something to do with Office 2003 and I dont even have it installed. I tried ...
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vote
2answers
212 views

ATI Radeon Display Driver

I have a dell laptop running vista. i recently tried to upgrade the display driver downloaded from dell and installed via ATI catalyst. After the installation and reboot I receive the message: ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

Will restoring or upgrading Windows solve problems after a Service Pack installation?

I downloaded updates Service Pact 1,2 & 3. Now when I put a DVD in the computer, my camera software comes up, and I can no longer send pictures by E-mail. Do I have to uninstall software and ...
1
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3answers
12k views

Consequences of turning off computer during Windows Vista update (“Do not turn off your computer”)?

My system has been stuck at "Configuring updates" for about an hour with the percentage stuck at 25%. If I do a hard reboot, what are the likely and worst-case consequences?
1
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1answer
608 views

Cancel crashed vista update

This morning my Windows Vista was updating, after that I restart the computer to "apply the updates". Windows freezes at the update screen and I cannot go any further (it's stuck at 61% for several ...
0
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1answer
322 views

How to update a BIOS without Vista?

I'm attempting to install an OS on a Compaq Presario SR5113WM. I'm having trouble boot from CD with it, so I figured I would try a BIOS update. Well, I went to the compaq update page and the BIOS ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How do I download Vista hotfixes since SP2 for a vLite image?

I am creating an up to date Vista image with vLite. Therefore I integrated SP2 in the slipstream, but the SP2 came out in May 26, 2009, according to Microsoft. There has been numerous hotfixes ...
0
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2answers
750 views

Automatic update of Firefox in Vista

Last year I got a PC for the kids with Windows Vista and, amongst other things, set it up with a copy of firefox 3.0.1. None of the kids accounts are administrators so every now and then software asks ...
4
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3answers
2k views

!! 0xc01a00d !! aka Vista won't boot [closed]

Answer: Parts of the hard drive are corrupted. All of my user's code was checked in, so I'm just going to format the box. One of my users has an HP DV5-1235dx laptop running Windows Vista ...