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11 Aug 2011   #11
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by comptourist View Post
could i trouble you to ask the difference between these, an which i need... sorry i'm not very comp savvy.
thanks for the help.
any more probs an i'll start a new thread.. if can figure that out...lol
IA64.exe an x64.exe an x86.exe ... or do i need all.. i use 64 bit IE 9 .... but also have 32 bit IE 9
Internet Explorer x86 is the 32-bit version of the browser while IE x64 is the 64-bit version.

You can use either one of the two and you may find that IE x64 loads a bit quicker although you may find there are issues with Adobe Flash x64. Adobe have released a beta version of their Flash 64-bit application, but we're still waiting for the full working version for IE9 x64.


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11 Aug 2011   #12
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

thank you, for clearing that up, an thanks for your help.
is there any specific order i should install these updates?
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11 Aug 2011   #13
Joshua203

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I guess not really ..I went for the important one first (the one that is checked first on auto update) followed by the other two ( any order )
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11 Aug 2011   #14
comptourist

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

joshua
did it as you...critical,important,optional.
everything went very well!
a big thanks to you an all that helped out. priceless.
gwd sorry for stepin on your thread...sure hope this assists you.
cheers to all the help. great forum and peep's!

updates did'nt show in update history, but did in installed updates.

well deserved rep pts given to joshua203 an Hopalong x
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11 Aug 2011   #15
gwd

windows 7 home premium 64 bit service pack 1
 
 

Thank you, Joshua and Hopalongx!! That answer worked for me. gwd.
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11 Aug 2011   #16
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

You both are welcome. Glad you have it resolved.

Mike
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14 Aug 2011   #17
coldy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joshua203 View Post

on the very first link when page opens it shows 3 files, do you download all of them
or just the first file?
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15 Aug 2011   #18
Joshua203

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joshua203 View Post
Download the correct language and version for your system
depending on your OS, you probably need x64 (for 64bit) or x86 (for 32bit)
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15 Aug 2011   #19
BostonDriver

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

I was just hit by this tonight. The fix it tools for this didn't fix anything.

I'm installing 64bit version manually as suggested.

Doing this manually, am I just putting off the problem for another day? Is there a tool that will _really_ fix windows update properly?

Thanks
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16 Aug 2011   #20
Joshua203

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't think this fix is temporary ..I've updated after this (2 updates) and experienced no troubles
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