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lance4k
14-12-2006, 01:33 PM
have u checked ur updates popup thingy in windows xp? There is this critical update for windows media player 6.4? It alerts you even if u don't have windows media 6.4 on ur pc and your using windows media player 10 or 11. has anyone installed this update yet?

P.S

If u go to the windowsupdate website(not from inside xp popup box) under 'software updates' optional,there is 2 daylight saving updates to get. do these apply to nz?

also in software updates optional there is this update:

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0: x86 (KB829019)

What does the "x86" mean?

Speedy Gonzales
14-12-2006, 01:39 PM
Yup I got the same update. Installed it anyway, just to get rid of the reminder thing.

pcuser42
14-12-2006, 02:28 PM
Me too. x86 means 32 bit. re Daylight Savings, do it anyway, if it doesn't work on DS change the date and uninstall the update.

Speedy Gonzales
14-12-2006, 02:42 PM
You dont need the .Net framework 1.1 or 2 install.

Unless you download a program, or something, and it needs this so it'll install / run. Some .net programs wont install or run without 1.1 or 2.

Click on the + beside the update/s, it'll tell u what its for. Or click on the link it gives u so u can check out what it is / and does.

lance4k
14-12-2006, 04:12 PM
hey does anyone know why it's asking me for a .net framework update if windows xp sp2 doesn't come with the .net framework? Or is this update the actual .net framework installation?

Hey and by default(when u buy a new pc) does windows xp sp2 notify you of updates then ask you if u want to download? Or by default it is set to auto download and auto install?

I used the icon in the taskbar and clicked on it to download and then the screened closed and i put my mouse over the icon in the taskbar and it said downloading or sumthing 0%,then i waited about 10 seconds and it didn't start? does it take time to start or what? no lights were blinking when it said 0% downloading but my internet was still working. I had to manually go to the windows update website and install them from there. anyone know what the problem is?

Speedy Gonzales
14-12-2006, 07:01 PM
hey does anyone know why it's asking me for a .net framework update if windows xp sp2 doesn't come with the .net framework? Or is this update the actual .net framework installation?

Its most probably the update/hotfix for the main 1.1 install file.

BUT, as I said, you dont need 1.1 or 2, unless a program you've installed needs it.


Hey and by default(when u buy a new pc) does windows xp sp2 notify you of updates then ask you if u want to download? Or by default it is set to auto download and auto install?

Dont know, never brought a complete system. Its most probably on Automatic. By default. The icon for updates should appear, once you configure the system for the internet. Or once, u go to the Windowsupdate site.

I usually put mine on notify me, but dont automatically download or install.

I usually download the updates, since it saves me getting the updates twice for 2 computers.


I used the icon in the taskbar and clicked on it to download and then the screened closed and i put my mouse over the icon in the taskbar and it said downloading or sumthing 0%,then i waited about 10 seconds and it didn't start? does it take time to start or what? no lights were blinking when it said 0% downloading but my internet was still working. I had to manually go to the windows update website and install them from there. anyone know what the problem is?

Most probably your ISP's / Telecom's prob as usual.

stu161204
14-12-2006, 08:46 PM
I used the icon in the taskbar and clicked on it to download and then the screened closed and i put my mouse over the icon in the taskbar and it said downloading or sumthing 0%,then i waited about 10 seconds and it didn't start? does it take time to start or what? no lights were blinking when it said 0% downloading but my internet was still working. I had to manually go to the windows update website and install them from there. anyone know what the problem is?

Thatís normal, it depends on how busy the MS update servers are, & how busy the internet is & what your doing on the computer.

I would give it at lest an 20 minís to an hour before checking to see how its going.