windows update

  pegleg64 16:51 01 Dec 10
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I keep getting windows update message and the update starts,it's gets to about 25% and no further.If I click on stop installation nothing happens,it just keeps trying to install.This has been going on for a few days now and I can cancel it but a couple of days later it starts again automatically.The updates are windows live essentials 2011 (KB2434419),does anyone else have this problem and what can I do to stop it.

  northumbria61 17:05 01 Dec 10

Check to see if that update is already installed - could be one reason for the error.

  pegleg64 19:03 01 Dec 10

Hi,
Thanks for your reply,no the update isn't already installed.

  northumbria61 19:37 01 Dec 10

Try this :-

Go to Control Panel - Windows Updates - View Update History - See Installed Updates - look for any previous Windows Live Essential updates and "Uninstall" - this should allow the installation of the latest update KB2434419

  northumbria61 19:41 01 Dec 10

It seems you are not alone with this problem - have a read through this - there are a few suggestions which may help you.

click here

  pegleg64 22:30 01 Dec 10

Thank you northumbria61,no previous update for windows live essentials so I'm looking through the other suggestions in the link you gave me.

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