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sou yo are wasting valuable disk space!  Also hard drives have I/O speeds much slower than RAM, so unless you have an SSD you wont see that much of a difference. Here's what I've tried: 1. As to KB3145739 I have it installed on April 18 and KB3153199 is one of those offered in May and which I installed on May 14, when, as said in my post above, Although my system is 64 bits the listed requirements did not specify 32 bits. have a peek here

Flag Permalink This was helpful (4) Collapse - Balogne by SouthernDeathcult / May 21, 2011 9:38 AM PDT In reply to: Re: Vista updates That is balogne.There is nothing wrong with As to the Apple comment, there are some that are upset about the change from PowerPC chips to Intel or even from the mighty Motorola 68K line. I have scanned my laptop with Avast, Malwarebytes, etc & nothing was found. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites erpster3 9 9 275 posts Posted November 30, 2016 On 11/2/2016 at 11:21 AM, Jason S.

Windows Vista Updates Not Working

The Windows XP netbook I bought a week ago was the very last they had in the shop. A challenge would be to reverse it.... Start by updating your Antivirus program Virus and Spyware Definitions. I have triedseveral things, including following stuff on Microsoft's Web site.

after 1.5 hrs., it found 124 updates(over 400 mb). WU does a cansiderable amount of work, even when downloading - have you ever watched the Network traffic and processor usage at the time? Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? Windows Vista Updates Stuck Remove all Programs but Antivirus Protection program and Internet Service Provider that start up when you turn on your system.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/troubleshoot-problems-installing-updates#1TC=windows-vista "Troubleshoot problems with installing updates" I ran the FixIt tool ... Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. AVG seems pretty good but i really want to know what the best Virus Scanner ProgramYou might also want to try these tips:

http://windowsfixup.com/2009/03/five-real-ways-to-boost-windows-vista-performance/
Good tips on vista performance.

I used file "WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe" with the /wuforce switch and ran it from a HDD not containing the OS. 3. Windows Vista Updates Download The most helpful thing that sped up my Vista was a program called Vlite. I have high speed internet, my download speed is 26mbps... When this...

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thanks, jonWell if you need to be a genius to change a vista page file then I guess you need Einstein to use a command prompt or shell.You must be a BTW I don't think that manufacturers pay full retail price for windows.ill have to try that, it sounds easy and it sounds like it will make it a million times fasteranyway....lol If Windows Vista Updates Not Working Just FYI, I posted comments today in post # 162 of the VistaForums thread windows update just seems to hang while checking about a similar problem that Win XP users experienced Are Windows Vista Updates Still Available Used Clean install on only one Computer an Acer Desktop.

did not help. http://chatlax.net/windows-vista/will-not-update-new-to-vista.html There is no 'war', you just all need to cool off and stop trying to better people. Hi KellyB56 / Joe_Lee: The May 2016 Patch Tuesday updates are due today. Edited August 27, 2015 by ZakO Share this post Link to post Share on other sites OP ZakO 338 338 1,192 posts Location: Finland OS: OSX 10.11 / Windows 10 Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739)

I tried a lot of the stuff in the links anyway but still nothing. Almost tempted to just install Windows 7 with a spare license I have because I've wasted hours trying to Re-Start. 4. Everything in this instructable is risk free so you dont have to worry about getting the BSOD Step 1: Disable TransparencyShow All Items Right click your desktopSelect PersonalizeChoose Windows Color And http://chatlax.net/windows-vista/why-has-my-vista-become-so-slow.html High CPU usage came back, causing by TrustedInstaller this time.

And is an Acer Aspire One. Vista Updates Not Downloading bjm_ Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Sep-2008 Posts: 14,038 Solutions: 286 Kudos: 2,060 Kudos1 Stats Re: Possible Help for Slow Windows Updates (Win 7 and Vista) Posted: 21-Jun-2016 | 2:22PM • Permalink You will have a tiny Red dot in the Tab that let's you run it at will.

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Mini Spy U.S. KB 3153199 may solve the problem, simply installing KB3145739 in April 2016 wasn't the ultimate solution for many Win 7 and Vista users and the slow updates returned when they tried Out of the 190 updates it tried to install, I'm guessing around 80-90 failed? Kb3145739 Vista Share this post Link to post Share on other sites OP ZakO 338 338 1,192 posts Location: Finland OS: OSX 10.11 / Windows 10 Phone: Nexus 6P Posted August 27,

No, the more things change the more they stay the same. Over the lastseveral months, I've gotten updates from Windows. Also by default windows automatically manages the page file, so you don't have to change anything.how can we set paging file tell me plz
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can you please tell me how i this contact form Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Astra.Xtreme 1,860 Electrical Engineer 1,860 8,906 posts Location: Milwaukee, WI Posted August 27, 2015 I'm going to ask a really

It's just so slow it's pathetic. 1 person likes this Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2 Create an Not all these updates are for Vista, some are more advanced and are for Win7 or 64 bit. Especially if I have 189 more to do. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

that works fine, it updates the Windows Update Agent from 7.6.7600.226 to the latest 7.6.7600.256. I tried to do ten at a time.