microsoft update loop

  jackell 13:50 15 Apr 2009

automatic downloads from microsoft in three parts installed 1&2 the 3rd part reads stage 3 of 3 -0% complete do not turn of your computer then it shuts
down restarts and starts the loop again.It will not start in safe mode. help

  User-1229748 14:31 15 Apr 2009

are you using vista? i've been looking and the only possible fix if you can't get safe mode seems to be booting from your recovery disk and choosing a repair or restore.

  splatter 15:41 15 Apr 2009

Try alt-tabbing or dragging the update window out the way.

I've been caught a few times where a dialog box will (for some reason) pop under the update window and wait for some sort of input from me!

  jackell 12:22 16 Apr 2009

thanks for help smackheadz & splatter but no joy

  provider 2 12:59 16 Apr 2009

Just a suggestion but have you considered Dial-a-Fix? It has been known to sort out Ms update problems by applying several Ms Knowledgebase fixes:

click here

(Please ignore the ad for RegCure. Its use seldom recommended here.)

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