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windows update will not work


BLACKBEN

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I have tried scannow, chkdsk amongst many others to no avail. I click on win update and a message pops up saying service not in operation restart to activate. The win update in services is switched on where do I go from here.

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difarn

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You could download the Microsoft "Fix it" tool discussed in this article.

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difarn

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I meant to add that if this is not successful you could try a system restore to a point before the problem started.

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Lazarus The 2nd

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Run & Update Windows Defender, Then Try Windows Update again.

Had to do this three times (Twice with win 7 home Premium and once with Vista Ultimate)..

All three happened after a windows Tuesday update(s) 2 or 3 weeks ago...

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BLACKBEN

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Did restore no good, fix it tool did not repair, will try defender and see what happens. Thanks

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BLACKBEN

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tried fix it and restore to no avail, will try defender. Thanks

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BLACKBEN

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Have now got updates working more by fluke than knowledge. My other problem is wifi card keeps disapearing from device manager and if I restart it will appear for about 5 mins and then is missing again from D/M? wi fi dongle works okay. Thanks

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difarn

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Have you checked to see if your wifi adapter driver is up to date and also the driver for your dongle?

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BLACKBEN

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Hi thanks and yes drivers upto date, but new device isatap is showing yellow mark.

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difarn

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Did you install this -it is in relation to ipv6 -this article may help you.

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