Windows Update. Scan for Updates stays at 0%

  [DELETED] 20:37 13 Dec 2003

Trying to get my mates 98SE PC updated with all the latest patches etc so I can try and install an all-in-one printer/scanner/copier for him click here .The HP site recommends all the updates for Windows and IE, tried to download them tonight and it stays at 0% when its supposed to be scanning. Any ideas why? TR

  [DELETED] 20:47 13 Dec 2003

Not working in Windows ME either.

  [DELETED] 22:04 13 Dec 2003


  [DELETED] 00:41 14 Dec 2003

working OK for me. (Win Me)

  [DELETED] 00:46 14 Dec 2003

I find it stays at 0% for a while then jumps to 33% for a while then to 66% , how long did you leave it for ?

  [DELETED] 10:40 14 Dec 2003

It was at my mates he left it on whilst he went shopping, so at least an hour. TR

  Stuartli 10:56 14 Dec 2003

Sometimes it takes several attempts to download the small file that WindowsUpdate uses to check out your system.

If you know what the updates are, then why not just go to Microsoft's main website and download them direct from the Windows98SE home page?

  [DELETED] 11:25 14 Dec 2003

I don't know what updates are needed, which is why I wanted to run the scan, I believe I can manually download the scan, unzip it and run it. I might have to do that, though I tried the XP version last night on my PC and couldn't get it to work. TR

  [DELETED] 12:07 17 Dec 2003

Try Automatic Updates This will examine your computer for updates already installed. Right click on my computer, click on Properties and then click on the automatic updates tab set a day and time and see if that works.

  [DELETED] 12:12 17 Dec 2003

They all worked for me last night had to download lots for xp,only thing that didnt work was DX9 one but i had that on disk so wasnt that bad.


  [DELETED] 12:14 17 Dec 2003

U could use belarc to see what updates you have it should list them at the bottom of its page,wont tell you what you need tho just what already there.


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