Windows Vista update, constantly offering the same updates
Well, the title of my post was just to make things seem worse than they really are. But I think it's a bug, not less.
I just installed Windows Security Essentials. "Windows Update" keeps me showing that there are both updates optional available through the installation of "Windows Security Essentials". They are updated definition for this software. They are two 3.7 MB. KB, KB2310138, numbers are both the same, but the details see the numbers of different virus definition. The definition of a 1.97.1086.0 and the other is 1.97.840.0. If I install one updates it installs correctly and everything is fine, except that Microsoft Update tells me there is 1 additional optional upgrade for me to install which is annoying and misleading. If I install "both" the KB2310138 updated simultaneously or in succession he confused Windows Update all together and go back to square 1 saying that there is 'optional' 2 updates I can install it. I don't know what is happening, but there is definitely a bug in the middle of all this chaos.
Maybe someone could tell me if these "Windows Security Essentials" definition updates are cumulative, so that if you later you don't need all the updates of prior definition or are non-cumulative? Thank you.
* original ugly bug title - Windows Vista Home Basic Update - Microsoft has not yet discovered *.
System configuration: Ultimate, card mother Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3L Winndows 7, Intel Pentium Dual - Core E6300 Wolfdale 2.8 GHz, 4 GB of memory PC - 1066 DDR2 Patriot Viper, 500 GB Western Digital hard drive, GeForce 8800GT Videocard
Microsoft Eessentials (MSE) definitions/Signatures FAQ security update
Why the definition for MSE updates considered OPTIONAL updates?
Long story, short version: ignore updates of definitions offered by Windows Update. Properly installed, MSE will be auto-updated itself about once every 24 hours.
Checklist for installation of Microsoft Security Essentials
Should I have any other antivirus software and Microsoft Security Essentials?
List of [anti-virus and anti-malware] tools cleaning/uninstall program
You will find the MSE in favor in these forums: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/mse
~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
udating retains the same message over and over again that I load the update, click on the done button and he disappears for about 10 seconds and is shown right back up to update the same is it you PLEASE HELPPP
Hi zzub c,.
Please see article about your question:
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Problem with Vista programs: all of my Windows Vista programs make their appearance as the same icon. How can I fix it and what happened?
Rebuild the cache icon as follows: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/117229-icon-cache-rebuild.html. That should take care of the problem. I don't know why it happened - but I've seen it before, and we never really determined the cause then either.
I hope this helps.
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For the last two months, a notice appears telling me that there are updates ready to install. After closing the evening, I let the machine go through the installation process. However, in the morning, the notice of update is still in place. The specific uupdates are KB 979909 KB 982524 KB 982168. How can I get to install them or how can I get rid of them entirely (since they seem to have little interest in my surgery)?
See the RESPONSE message in this thread: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en/vistawu/thread/5dc22ff1-ba9a-4a3a-9f19-49e85908c4c9 ~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
Original title: duplicate updates
Why Windows Update tells me to download "new" updates, when they were listed as installed successfully 2 days ago?
I suggest you to follow the steps in troubleshooting this article and check if it helps.
Windows Update or Microsoft Update repeatedly offers the same update
See also: the problems with installing updates
Original title: Auto updates
KB 2756918 & KB 2742596 updates keep resurfacing as need to install. I checked the settings of the computer and it shows that they have properly been installed 10 times via automatic update, but they always appear as need to install. I have Windows XP Pro.
Thanks for posting your query in Microsoft Community.
According the information you have provided, I understand that you are facing problems with Windows Update repeatedly offers the same update to Windows XP. I will certainly help you in this matter.
Please follow the methods.
Reset Windows update components and check.
See the link.
Important this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
How to reset the Windows Update components?
I suggest you to download and run the latest Microsoft security on your computer Scanner and check if it helps:
Note: the data files that are infected must be cleaned only by removing the file completely, which means there is a risk of data loss.
If you face problems more when working with Windows Mail on the Microsoft Community Forum.
Successful installation KB2478663 & KB2518870, then a few minutes later was offered the same updates. I installed these 2 updates 20 times, always with success! How can I stop this from happening? This also happens with the new KB 2533523 & 2468871 Ko.
I didn't have that, but I just noticed for the first time in weeks, I don't have updates pending! It seems that something cured my problem so I was away for 5 days?
In any case, I'll see how long this lasts. Thanks for the help.
Original title: Windows Vista SUCK
It's the WORST silly program microsoft has already developed. It has more bugs than an entomologist!
I can't get this stupid program to stop sending me that same day windows even if she took with success every time!
I even downloaded microsoft fix it to the device.
Please, (deleted), is going to tell me HOW to stop the madness!
1. have you made changes on the computer recently?
2. what fixit did you run on the computer?
3. What is the number of KB of the update, which is offered several times?
4. do you have a Vista 32-bit or a 64-bit version?
How to determine whether a computer is running a 32-bit version or the 64 bit version of the Windows operating system: http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/827218
Try the steps in this article.
I also suggest you try the manual steps described in the article, if you have already tried the fixit.
Windows Update or Microsoft Update repeatedly offers the same update
To do: Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
Warning of Security Scanner: there could be a loss of data while performing an analysis using the Microsoft safety scanner to eliminate viruses as appropriate.
I hope this helps.
I have a laptop Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 unfortunately comes with a Windows Vista Home Premium OS that has caused me a lot of problems with conflicts between her and others, package applications, and now I am forced to use my network at home for route information and documents that must move through the internet by sharing them with another computer Windows XP which is also configured exactly as my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510. I look forward to wean myself off of all MS products, possibly other that MS Office, I use a lot and plays always well for me to wire many years and updates/upgrades. Not the same for MS Windows Vista, however. My experience, similar to many other forum users, has been constantly frustrating over the years I've had to deal with it. I lost a lot of time dealing with problems caused by code errors in the last set of MS Windows Vista updates that made all my package applications that require internet access unusable.
I contacted the support of Lenovo and support forums for my problem, and they too cannot provide all the answers that address this issue that is causing me to spend much too much time I could use to work at a rate of $65 / hr, so you can see that this is not only an inconvenience.
Before someone points me to the myriad other similar positions for possible answers, let me say that I probably have alread read it and tried all the suggested actions, without success. I need to REAL answers and REAL support, and I need it NOW. Also, I don't think I should have to pay for the support which has been made necessary by the negligence of MS to test their updates for compatibility issues with the popular, free package critical applications for the safety of MS OS system of a user, such as AVG Free antivirus, ZoneAlarm Free firewall personal , OR who are competitors for their navigation on the web or by email client applications. I am not now under the other another firewall that MS Vista firewall having had to uninstall my firewall ZoneAlarm Free. I even had one of my other previously compatible and effective anti-malware/spyware apps, AdAware, uninstall Lavasoft. No matter what I did, which was suggested to me by MS resources support or Lenovo support resources, this problem, which began shortly after the last round of all the months of downloads to fix security and facilities, persists and cost me more money in revenue and lost time every day.
Understanding Windows Update and Extras in Windows Vista at the link above.
Remove the Vista updates; two ways to do this:
1. a System Restore to before the updates:
Click Start > programs > Accessories > system tools > System Restore > restore time/choose your own date > next
If you use Norton, disable it before using the system restore.
If it is impossible to enter the Normal Mode, do a Safe Mode system restore:
Press F8 at the startup/power and the list of startup options, use THE ARROW key to select Safe mode > and then press ENTER.
System restore steps according to the info above.
2. click on start > right click on computer > properties > Windows updates down the lower left corner > updates installed in the lower left corner in the next window
> then click the one that you don't want > uninstall will appear at the top > uninstall it.
In addition, on the page where you clicked "Installed updates", click on change settings at the top left corner it
> Change update settings in the next page of AutoUpdate to "check for updates but let me choose etc" > OK ".
When you take a look at pending updates, you can either download/install them one at the time, namely the update causing you problems.
> or if you do not need an individual > right-click on > UAC prompt > hide it
And for Windows Update problems:
You will get the best help for any problem of Update/Service Pack in the Windows Update Forum; the link below:
You will receive the best help here.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
I prefer to choose what updates I receive. No, I never use "automatic updates". I don't have Office 2007. Whenever I turn on my computer updated tells my "new updates are available"... but it's the same update, I uncheck every time. Is it possible to set this kind accepts updates updates thatI don't WANT OFFICE 2007 and managed to stop offering the same thing repeatedly. It's a waste of time and if there is no way to do leave offer the same update I still refuse... SHOULD THERE BE!
I need a frame that says: "if I rejected this particular update. STOP ASKING ME!.
If you do not want to install an update via windows update, right-click the update, and click Hide update
The update you selected will be hidden, and windows appear yet again for this update notifications
hope this helps
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On 13 April, I fist notice this problem. I managed to it is resolved according to restore my computer to a previous point prior to the windows vista update have been installed. I didn't create a new restore point and also forgot to uncheck "automatic installation of windows. A few days later, the same problem after updates have been installed again on April 15. Unfortunately, this time I don't have a restore point previous April 15. So, I restored it on next day 16, but not resolved the issue. So I uninstall all vista windows update installed on April 15 but did not help either.
Fortunately it affects only an admin user (user account that run windows update) all users are very well.
Any suggestions to solve this problem, much appreciated.
SOLVED. It is a Virus. A villain. For more information, see URL below:
I followed the comments posted by "lilvtboiraver" about the "Regetry Exchange" and it solved this problem.
I tried to update Internet Explorer 7 to IE 8 in Windows Vista (wireless), but when I do it will also update my Windows XP to IE 8. Windows XP can't handle the update and it mess.
Why is that when I do updates on my wireless laptop my office is also updated?
Hello Internet Explorer 8 is compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7. Updates usually for IE8 are pushed for Vista and XP at the same time.
Can you provide us with information as to what is happening exactly? You receive error messages?
Let us know,
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I get the same updates available even though I've already downloaded successfully
Hello1. Please indicate the updates that are repedted?2. the updates do not install and see any code error/message?Please check the size and lead time mentioned under each update, if updates has details such as the download size: 0 KB, hour 0 minute and update special has already been listed, installed successfully, under installed updates, then you can simply hide the update.
If you please, try the links below and check if updates are available again.
Please follow the steps in the resolution by decree for effective troubleshooting.
Windows Update or Microsoft Update repeatedly offers the same updateHope this helps
original title: problems with Windows VISTA update
I'm using Windows Vista (SP2). Windows update is not able to update the following updates on my system. Whenever I get these error messages.
- 9 47 code
- Code 800070002
- Code D 80024200.
Is there a resolution to do the same thing?
Did you change your computer?
I suggest you to follow the methods and check.
Problems with installing updates
If you have installed a security software on the computer, then I suggest you try to disable temporary and check to see if the same problem happens. Make sure that you enable security software back once the diagnosis is made to prevent the computer from virus attacks.
How to troubleshoot Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 service pack installation issues
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
Note: After a repair, be sure to set the computer to start as usual as mentioned in step 7 in the above article.
I have a laptop, ran a software antivirus and then he says to Windows Vista is to install the updates, phase 1 of 3, then 2/3, then he is stuck on the phase 3/3 for 24 hours, if I turn the computer market and unplug it and try to turn back still evokes the same screen. very frustrated.
1st thing to try is a restoration of the system in safe mode
Using the F8 method:
- Restart your computer.
- When the computer starts, you will see your computer hardware are listed. When you see this information begins to tap theF8 key repeatedly until you are presented with theBoot Options Advanced Windows Vista.
- Select the Safe Mode option with the arrow keys.
- Then press enter on your keyboard to start mode without failure of Vista.
- To start Windows, you'll be a typical logon screen. Connect to your computer and Vista goes into safe mode.
- Do whatever tasks you need and when you are done, reboot to return to normal mode.
If that does not read this information
the link below is how to download and get a vista disk startup repair, which you can start from the
Here's how to use startup repair system restore command prompt, etc. to bleepingcomputers link below
And make sure you only set the CD/DVD drive to be 1st in the boot order to boot from the drive that you have just made
to boot from the dvd drive to be able to you will see a way to get into the bios Setup at the bottom of the screen or command menu start
It would be F2 or delete etc to enter the BIOS or F12 etc. for the start menu
Change boot order it do dvd drive 1st in the boot order
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