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25-Jul-2010, 09:33 PM #1
cannot get automatic updates to work on my Windows XP
I cannot get automatic updates to work on my Windows XP
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25-Jul-2010, 11:09 PM #2
I`m guessing you`ve already tried fiddling with the update options such as `Automatic`, `Download but don`t install`, `Notify but don`t download` and of course, switching it off, rebooting and then switching it on again. Also make sure it`s set to Automatic in Services as well and not Disabled.

If the computer`s been repaired at some point using the XP CD, the MS updates are turned off and you`ll have to manually go to the MS update site, download at least one update and then it`ll switch itself back on again. (See link below)

Jenny

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555615/en-us
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26-Jul-2010, 12:40 AM #3
I don't mean to be rude or anything... but you cant expect much help, if you don't explain anything about your problem...
What have you tried?
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