Windows Downloads

  Submariner1967 15:24 16 Jun 2009
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Having asked on the other forum I will try this one as I am definitely a beginner.
There is a notification shield above the "Turn Off" icon saying that there is a download waiting but it never downloads.
I alwys get "This has failed to download" after trying to install it using the yellow icon on the bottom right toolbar. The download in question is a "Windows Genuine Advantage Notification" KB905474.
I find this annoying as according to the list of updates in "Add & Remove" this was downloaded on gthe 05/11/2008.
If anyone can advise me on how to sort out this very annoying glitch I would be very grateful.
Regards
Graham.
ps. I was advised to go to my windows. dir. but haven't a clue as to what that is or where to find it! Also I was told to "Put a link to the original thread by copying the URL in the address bar and posting" This may as well be in Chinese as I'm afraid I don't understan a word! Please help this 62 year young pc dabbler!!

  Pamy 15:46 16 Jun 2009

KB 905474 was insalled on my computer on 16/04/2009.

I would open all programs and then go to the top of the pagean click on Microsoft Updates and let it check your computer for any dates

  Submariner1967 15:58 16 Jun 2009

Hi Pamy,
Have done that and it was installed on the 05/11/08, so why does it keep coming back like a bad smell that I can't get rid of!

  Pamy 16:28 16 Jun 2009

When you say that you have done that, was KB905474 the only update

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