Problem With Automatic Updates

  Nygyl 11:27 24 Jul 2008

It seems that when i start my PC i have to manually switch on Automatic Update every time. It also turns this off after a while and then i have to switch it on again. Windows also doesn't run Updates even when i start to download myself telling me it cannot do this as AU is switched off even though i've just switched it on. I've done all the 'common sense' things and am now just stuck.
Also my task bar disappears after a while, replaced by a black space. Any ideas?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:42 24 Jul 2008

Scan for viruses (viri?) and do a repair of your op system.

Repair XP by replacing corrupt files

sfc /scannow

in the run box, press enter and let system file checker find and replace missing / corrupt file in windows and explorer.This will take awhile to complete and you may be asked for the CD to be in the drive if windows is not preinstalled on the hard drive.

sfc /scannow problems
click here

  birdface 12:22 24 Jul 2008

Switch it off and try and install manually.Or if Fruit Bats selection does not work you could try this. click here

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