Xp pro not updating
For safety, then, we recommend that you back-up your computer, so you can restore data in the event of a problem.Before you start following any of the instructions here, or perform an update using this trick, back-up the Registry.To start in Safe Mode restart your computer and hit F8 during the initial Power On Self Test (POST) screens.Select Safe Mode from the menu and your computer will boot into a cut-down version of the OS.
Now it's just stuck indefinitely in the scan [email protected]: Thanks, but I am using MS Update, not WU. Once the MSU Active X control is installed it replaces the WU one and offers definitions updates for MSE too.
Go to Start, All programs, System tools and run System Restore.
Click Create a restore point, click Next, enter a description and click Create.
Nothing detected so far and I believe system is clean.
I need Windows XP on this system so what can I try next to fix Windows Update?