Can not update Windows, have executed Mr. Fix It several times?

He cannot get updates from Microsoft. Have executed Mr. Fix It several times, the two download & online. Have also used the system restore. Have more desktop, Dell Dimension 3000 with XP Pro.

Hi Dippity,

In C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution, find and delete the content (but not the folders themselves) recordsONLY the following two: downloads and the data store.

And what CAN help solve the problem if it is caused by an update incomplete or stuck - but it is not guaranteed to solve the problem of update because at this point we really don't know the cause. It is a cause, and there are others that this procedure allows to solve.

If this does not work, try this: click Start > run > paste the following command into the Run dialog box, and then press ENTER. Wait for the success message.

% SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\REGSVR32. EXE, % SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\WUAUENG. DLL

If the above does not help, then I recommend the following in order of presentation:

Try to reset components WU:
How to reset the Windows Update components?

Try the system update readiness tool:
Description of the preparation tool system update for Windows Vista for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Try the Fix WU Utility:
Repair & difficulty of the Windows with Fix WU Utility updates | The Windows Club

If this does not work, post to http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_update?page=1&tab=all&tm=1311428648638 and close to albums using the dropbox to select the appropriate version of Windows, so you get on the forum who can offer you the best support with update problems.

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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