Need help with windows update please!

Tried for months now to get windows update to work properly. I still see a message pop up in my lower toolbar, that says: windows cannot verify the updates, with a red x. I'll try to update manually and it shows 0% all the time. When I go and check to see if there have been updated, it will show a little from time to time, who have downloaded successfully, but believe that is made during a unrolled task he is set to make only 1 or two from time to time will show. I don't know what else to do. It's Windows Vista. Help, please... My Windows defender seems to fine day. Help, please... Thank you...


I guess that part of the question could be a driver which is really old or similar should not be loaded.

This exit Windows updates on (after you have access) and stop the updates of the driver to load.

How to disable automatic driver Installation in Windows Vista - drivers (WS.10) .aspx


You can use the solutions in this KB - 3 methods and I listed a little help for them below

The update is not installed successfully, you receive a message, and the computer restarts when you try to
install an update in Windows Vista

Method 1: Start Windows Vista with the Windows installation media and use the repair feature

How to do a startup repair in Vista

You can also do a safe mode startup repair to access the Recovery Options If you have them available
or use the DVD as described above.

This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options

Try recovery options Startup Repair

How to do a startup repair

Method 2: Start the system in safe mode and then use the system restore feature

How to make a Vista system restore

You can also do a restore of the system of starting with a Vista disk.

Method 3: Rename the Pending.xml file, and then change the registry (this method is part of the advanced troubleshooting)

See article below for that.

You can use this method on the updates that have this problem.

Hide the update (click right - HIDE in the updates of Windows) and go to the Microsoft Download Center to download
and install it.

Microsoft Download Center


Once you are in Windows I was running once again reset here as a precaution.

How to reset the Windows Update components?

Hope this helps sort it out for you.
Rob - bicycle - Mark Twain said it is good.

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