Win Update

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Capricorn, Feb 6, 2003.

  1. Capricorn

    Capricorn OSNN Senior Addict

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    Anyone having trouble with Win Update this morning?
     
  2. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Yeah I have for the last few days..Updates keep failing :huh:
     
  3. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    I just checked Windows Update and it was extremely slow both checking system and scanning - but it did finally scan and suggest recommended updates.

    I am on cable and it was slow - so if on dialup it may appear to take forever! Hope this info helps!

    I did download and install 3 critical updates yesterday with no problems.

    BTW- I am on the other side of the Atlantic from you two!;)
     
  4. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I've been trying to download 2 critical updates will check again..Bloody thing :huh:
     
  5. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    Anybody having trouble with these updates?
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    I keep getting a message that the updates failed :huh:
     
  6. Capricorn

    Capricorn OSNN Senior Addict

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    Thanks all, I thought it was just my computer acting up. I did get a scan, after several lockups, and there were 3 Critical Updates. It downloaded, after several attempts, and then locked up on the installation. There appears to be several errors on the Update Log. I'll try again later.
     
  7. Enyo

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  8. XP Abuser

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    eveytime there is new updates for windows people rport of problems

    i also got the same problems too
     
  9. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    XP Abuser - I agree with you and I really hate to mention it - but it always appears to be the folks from the Motherland that are having problems.

    One wonders if you are on a different download site than us in the US?

    <I was going to ask you if it was the fog that was causing it - but I figured I'd get my head bashed in by EvilMarge if I asked - so I won't - heh, heh:D :D >
     
  10. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I don't know about bashing you on the head damnyank but I still can't install the 3 updates so it'll be the computer getting bashed :huh: :D
     
  11. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Sorry Evil Marge for the joke - I know it has to be aggravating not being able to get the updates - I was just trying to make the best of a bad situation.:D :D

    Hope you have better luck soon!
     
  12. Burpster

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    happened to me today ...the download of 5 meg takes only secs ...but the install just locks up at about 50%
     
  13. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I tried again and they failed . I viewed installation history and it turns out I already had 2 installed :confused:
    Anyway I am now up to date :p
     
  14. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Atta boy - girl!:D :D
     
  15. Capricorn

    Capricorn OSNN Senior Addict

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    I think that my, Cleaners, Ad and Spy Removers, may be my problem. I had been running these programs before trying Win Update. As I posted, the Update Site didn't work right for me. I then downloaded the files from the catalogue site. These downloaded fine, but when I tried to install them I got the message that cryptographic wasn't running, and Win update File could not be found.

    I went back to a Ghost CD I had made a few days ago. After that the downloaded files installed fine, and another visit to the Update Site, found, and installed other updates fine!