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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    UPDATE: Wow, all of a sudden the Updates have arrived all in one shot. Not that many (31) considering how many years I've had the computer. More might show up later tho. Hopefully these will install fine. I'll return if it fails. I thank all of you and your excellent advice. Microsoft was...
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    This is helpful. If anyone else knows differently, I'm open to that too. thx
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    I'll point out that the light that will come on, on the computer tower that shows activity... this light blinks either every 5 secs. or 10 secs. A running program on my computer ;usually causes that light to run mad. This seems quiet. Would this seem unusual if updates are loading? thanks...
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    2 1/2 hrs+ later, the Wind.UPdate checker is still running. I can't recall if it would be showing items as they collect in a list. The Checker is only showing same box, of Checker running but nothing else below, no list or anything coming up. Is that normal? Will the full show up at end of...
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    I'm so sorry to mention. I fixed the Serv. Registration since taking that snapshot. It came out "successful". THANK YOU. Well then, I'm off for next few hours, it sounds. I'll report what happens. Hpefully positive. to follow....
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    I will leave the computer now as the Checker could take very long. I'll return later. thx. Massachusetts
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    Thank you for all this info. I did shut off the McAfee program a while ago because it slows things down a lot. I will consider the above programs as well. I ran the FixIt and here are its Evaluation, and then the Changes/Fixes made to computer. I've uploaded 2 photo captures. (jpg) Right...
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    Thank you! I did try something from the Microsoft site & did't function. Will try your link. To follow.
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    Sudden failed Windows Updates (4/12/16) in Vista Home Premium

    Hi, specs: HP/Compac SR5233 PC, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit, use 3 browsers: AOL software, I.E.9, Chrome (version might be: 49.0.2623.112 m) (Need any other info?) Suddenly, the updates are failing. The batch is from 4/12/16. There are about 14 updates. Never had problem...
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