View Full Version : XP Pro Auto Update Jammed?

03-02-2005, 10:11 AM

I am having trouble with the auto update in XP Pro Sp2.
The auto upadte WAS set to download and then ask to update computer,
I don't like that so i changed it to let me know if there are any new updates.

Problem it must have started to download the update when i was changed the setting!

Now when i do a manual update - they all fail and the shield in the taskbar shows than it (auto update) is tring to downlaod it as well (never gets passed 1%)

1/ I downloaded the updates as files and ran them - No luck.
2/ Where on the computer does it save the temp file for updates - Might be able to delete this started file?
3/ Do you think turning the service off and on would work?

Any help :confused:

Cheers wayne

03-02-2005, 10:43 AM
Here is a good page to try to fix update problems .
Description of the Automatic Updates feature in Windows
the location of update files are C:Program Files\Windowsupdate
and C: Program Files\Windowsupdate\V4 you have to have show hidden files and folders checked in Tools/folder options/view