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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Well I decided to give "FixIt" another try...

Well I decided to give "FixIt" another try yesterday in case I bailed out and gave up on it too soon. It got to step 1 and stayed there for ten hours without any other progress so I bailed out again....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
The instructions look a little daunting.. that's...

The instructions look a little daunting.. that's why I didn't try method 4 the first time around. I think I'll wait till morning after a good nights sleep before diving into that one.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
I installed and ran Windows Defender Offline. ...

I installed and ran Windows Defender Offline. After seven hours of scanning it found the exploit Java CVE 2012 4681 that was found earlier. I clicked to delete it and even though it said it might...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Yes I ran the FixIt and it also hung up and...

Yes I ran the FixIt and it also hung up and didn't finish. I'm downloading the Windows Defender Offline now and will run it. I'll let you know what happens.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
I attempted to run these uninstall tools you...

I attempted to run these uninstall tools you pointed me to but as I indicated they all hung just like the updates were hanging. Are those the cleanup tools you are talking about? Also Security...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Ok what does one do when NOTHING will uninstall...

Ok what does one do when NOTHING will uninstall Office 2007? I have run ever option and the operation never finishes.... somewhat like the update installation. It starts but just stops after a bit....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Forget the previous post. After rerunning Windows...

Forget the previous post. After rerunning Windows Update it gave me access to the individual updates. I went through them one by one starting with the second one on the list. The Windows updates...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
How do I go about selecting one at a time? When...

How do I go about selecting one at a time? When you click update it just starts the process of installing all 9 but doesn't show the individual updates. If I go to update history there isn't an...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Sorry to report that after 15 minutes it still...

Sorry to report that after 15 minutes it still hasn't installed the first update....just like before.

Jake
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Should I try to run the updates now? Is it...

Should I try to run the updates now? Is it really Fixed?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Here you go.

Here you go.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Attached is the info you requested. Thanks, ...

Attached is the info you requested.

Thanks,
Jake
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Attached is the screenshot of the history and...

Attached is the screenshot of the history and error message on the first failed download after the one that suceeded.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Dec 2012
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Posted By jakebe
Any other suggestions? I uninstalled McAfee then...

Any other suggestions? I uninstalled McAfee then ran the McAfee uninstaller at the link you provided. I also uninstalled Malwarebytes and Spybot Search and Destroy then installed Microsoft Security...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
If I understand correctly, running this is going...

If I understand correctly, running this is going to wipe out McAfee (which I have paid for) and leave me with only Microsoft Security Essentials? Is that safe? Do you guys not use an anti-virus on...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Well I had already reinstalled the virus scanner...

Well I had already reinstalled the virus scanner before I received your note. Where do I find these "cleanup tools"?

Thanks,
Jake
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
I don't know what we did but after sending you...

I don't know what we did but after sending you the screenshots and file I tried rebooting so I could get my virus scanner reinstalled and the computer shut down and rebooted normally. My setting are...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Attached are screenshots of the update screens...

Attached are screenshots of the update screens and the CBS file that was created.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
There are no error messages. The update history...

There are no error messages. The update history shows updates were downloaded on 12/11 but if I go to the "uninstall" updates there are no updates shown to have been installed that day.... which is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
The System Update Readiness Tool won't install. ...

The System Update Readiness Tool won't install. I attempted to save it to the desktop but after downloading it wouldn't install. I got a message that the "Hotfix for Windows" failed to install...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Ok I'm starting his instructions. After you...

Ok I'm starting his instructions. After you asked about the virus software I noticed that McAfee was also showing an update to be downloading but it too was apparently hung. I uninstalled McAfee...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Coffee is finished but the update in still...

Coffee is finished but the update in still installing. I'm running McAfee Antivirus Plus.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
Sorry I just tried the link again and it worked...

Sorry I just tried the link again and it worked that time.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
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Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
That Process Explorer link doesn't work. ...

That Process Explorer link doesn't work.

I'm scared to keep turning the power off. I did it once without any obvious problems but I'm afraid my luck will run out. Is that not going to cause me...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Dec 2012
Replies: 50
Views: 2,414
Posted By jakebe
That didn't work either. After changing the...

That didn't work either. After changing the setting when I click "check for updates" I get a message saying "Windows is already checking, downloading or installing updates".
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