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Created by Jes, 415 days ago, 680 views

I can not get my computer to update, does any body know of an update.
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Drmgiver415 days ago

There is no more updates for it. It is an unsupported operating system.

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yanka457415 days ago

Windows Vista is Obsolete no more updates for it ok you need to understand it but what you can do is Upgrade to Windows 7 which is still a preferred favorite amongst alot of people even myself the latest version is Windows 10 but windows 7 is more stable I hope you understand now.Hope this helps :)

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ha14415 days ago

@Jes

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/947821
Fix Windows Update errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness tool

apply this
Security Update for Windows Vista (KB3145739)
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52238
64bit
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52217

Windows lifecycle fact sheet
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet

Latest update or service pack: Service Pack 2
End of mainstream support : April 10, 2012
End of extended support : April 11, 2017

Install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13858

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brendaniel415 days ago

@Jes

It is security update issue, download the security patch from Microsoft website

It can be downloaded here:

32bit
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52238

64bit
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52217

(turn off automatic Windows Update service, install the patch, turn on windows update and restart your system, then allow your windows to update)

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Aravi414 days ago

Hi @Jes

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/search?alpha=windows%20vista

If you are using Windows Vista Service Pack 2, then its Extended Support End Date is Apr/11/2017. Otherwise all the other version's support is ended well before 2012.

This means Microsoft will stop all the windows updated for Windows Vista Service Pack 2 by Apr/11/2017. If you have previous version. Windows already stopped the windows updated services.

You may try to update the services via catalog.update.microsoft.com: -

https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Home.aspx

Regards,

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zrodfects414 days ago

@Jes

Just like @Aravi said, which I was about to write similar to this..

Check to make sure what service pack you have with your Windows disk or from re-install via your PC if you have an install/partitioned drive to re-install, I have a few different PC's with random Windows versions from XP to Windows 10, I have two PC's with Vista, one has Service Pack 1, the other with Service Pack 2, the Service Pack 1 won't allow me to update much like yourself including even installing Service Pack 2 as you can not. With my Service Pack 2 Vista, so far haven't had issues with updates, though this will be a problem in 12 months time or so, but I have no need to update anything beyond SP2 anyways, besides they are just my muck around PC's, I only use current Windows now.

Hope this helps.

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nihal29411 days ago

Hi @Jes
If you want to update your operating system which is Windows vista . You can upgrade ti Windows7 =http://www.pcworld.com/article/247401/best_way_to_upgrade_vista_to_windows_7.html

Regards

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chakramed410 days ago

Hi @Jes ,

To fix the windows update issue, Microsoft has come up with resetting the Windows Update. To help yourself,

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262

Make sure that you click on, "FIX IT"

Regard's

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chuchumeca409 days ago

Windows Vista is Obsolete no more updates
you can do is Upgrade to Windows 7
to can get updates

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