Automatic updates

  isititis 00:05 18 Apr 09

I have the yellow looking shield at the bottom right hand corner on my desktop indicating that there are 8 updates ready to download/install. Having gone through the installation process, there are 2 updates that have failed to install. I am concerned as the failed updates relate to security. My m/c is a HP Pavilion Win XP Home SP3 IE7. Thanks for any help to correct this problem.

  Stuartli 00:09 18 Apr 09

The icon should eventually reappear to allow you to download the updates.

However, if you feel they should be installed as soon as possible, go to:

click here

and install them manually.

  isititis 01:15 18 Apr 09

Thanks for the link. I tried something else first. I have a little prog. called Rapport. It's an added security thing which I disarmed, clicked the M/soft shield and bingo! the updates installed.

  largebear 10:35 18 Apr 09

I run a compaq nx9005 with XP 2400--quite old but up to now very relaible. Have 1.79 Ghz with 448 MB of RAM, Run XP Home Edition with SP3.
Have Windows LiveOneCare which wants to download Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 +.NET Framework 3.5 Family update.
Downloads it but IT WILL NOT INSTAL???--after about 5 minutes trying..
Anyone any ideas---Competent "grey" computer user, but right now flummoxed??? Help? Please

  Graphicool1 11:44 18 Apr 09

Start a new thread please :¬]

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