• Remove Windows XP SP3

    HI, I have Dell Desktop with Windows XP SP 3 pre-loaded. I want to remove SP3 but I'm not able to do that. It's not showing in add/remove programs. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks!

    Chetanm145 pointsBadges:
  • removal of .rbf files

    After defragmenting my system disc, there sometimes remains a lot of fragmented .rbf files.I understand these files can be safely deleted.I also read that the Config.msi directory and files therein are automatically removed upon successful installation.This is not the case on my computer.How can I...

    jeanmelchior5 pointsBadges:
  • Automating Windows updates for my network

    How can I automate my windows updates for my network. I also do not want to store them locally but have the client machines download the files on their own from the windows update website.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • How to install Windows updates without Open File Security popup

    I deploy Windows updates for new computers with VBScript. With some of the updates Open File Security popup comes up and I can't install the update passively or quietly. How can I do that silently?

    WindowsServerATE335 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 updates causing problems

    This is getting irritating. This is the second time in the past few months after a large windows update my system got corrupted. The last windows update I applied had 39 updates. After the updates were done I powered off the laptop. A week later I went to use it and it displayed the message...

    ToddN200015,605 pointsBadges:
  • Windows updates

    The following 3 updates always fail to download. K2810048 K2817474 K2833941

    AEUDESA5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Update on Server 2003: Error 0x80244017

    The following question was recently submitted by a user via e-mail: I get a “0x80244017” error message when I try to run Windows Update for Windows Server 2003. How do I get past this?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 – Windows Updates will not install.

    Hi, I've been given the task of trying to resolve an issue with a Windows Server 2008 r2 where it's not installing any Windows Updates. I've tried to install each one individually with no success and have gone through the following methods, non of which have worked:...

    Rich23UK50 pointsBadges:
  • GPO settings for WSUS not applying correctly to 2 machines

    I have 2 servers at work that do not have the correct WSUS settings from the GPO. When I run the RSOP it does show that the GPO has applied correctly, but when I check the settings in the control panel the do not match. However it still doesn't allow me to change it as it says it is controlled by...

    Mattcassell730 pointsBadges:
  • Deploying Windows updates to Windows 7 clients

    What is the standard way at deploying Windows updates to Windows 7 clients now?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Testing identical servers

    We have two identical servers. One a production m500 server and the second a test one. We want to be able to test windows updates here before deploying to production. How thoroughly should we be testing? Is there a test plan or white paper on this?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP Shutting Down after VMware update

    Windows update on VMWare prompted reboot. I rebooted about 3-4 hours ago. I can shut it down but when I restart, it still indicates 'Windows Shutting Down'. Is there a way to override this?

    Egailey5 pointsBadges:
  • How do I disable an automatic reboot on my Windows server 2008?

    Why does my Windows Server 2008 automatically reboot after Windows updates? How can I prevent this from happening in the middle of the day?

    ITKE352,580 pointsBadges:
  • Serve a single copy of Windows Updates

    downloaded all the windows updates we will need for several more computers. Can we copy them to save bandwidth?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Powershell 2

    Hello I installed PS (ver 2) from windows updates. I have a couple of Q: 1)The event viewer shows a bunch of event id 4374 package not applicable 'warnings' but I tried running some cmdlets and they work fine in 2 However, I get an exec of scripts is disabled on this system for version 1 execution...

    Sense2k10 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Update File Remains no matter how many times I run installation

    This "problem" has been going on for a while. On one of my machines (Windows XP Professional, 32-bit), there will be the indication that updates are waiting to be applied. Looking, one update is shown, one that has already been installed. I'll say go ahead and install it, and the process will...

    Stevesz2,015 pointsBadges:
  • Windows server 2003 update error

    I installed a update for windows 2003 server it caused the server to not start up properly. I tried last known good. It brought me right back to the same problem. How can I undo a Windows update?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • internal error 2908 when updating Windows XP

    I recieve an internal error 2908 when my updates are being installed. the first thing that happens is it seems like it is running something HP1Z402. Then it tries to initialize and pops up error 2908. after close that out gives an error 1935. i need help to fix this. what do i do?

    Kerridavis20105 pointsBadges:
  • XP repair now downloaded updates cant install,

    There was a fix on the MS site a few years ago , something to do with running the XP Repair from the cd that changes the install  Updates file back to the old version that isnt recognised and I had to delate the line and paste in a new line in the windows registry ?

    Susieinoz5 pointsBadges:
  • vista blocks windows updates

    why does vista block windows updates to administrator?  hAVE DOWNLOADED, BUT CANNOT INSTALL iNTERNET explorer 8, running ver 7 at present.  Cannot install security updates.  Might be because I was impatient, and during a slow update 3 months ago, I pulled the plug.

    Computab5545 pointsBadges:

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