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Windows 7: Reinstalled Windows XP home, can't download updates

19 May 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home
Reinstalled Windows XP home, can't download updates

I have reformatted a PC with windows XP home SP2 on it. Also has IE 6, and I can't get download Windows updates. I get the message, "The website has encounted a problem and cannot display the page you are trying to view..." I tried to upgrade IExplorer but having a hard time.

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19 May 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

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19 May 2014   #3

Windows 7 Home

Never mind, i got. took a little digging, but found my problem.
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19 May 2014   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

How did you fix it, a lot of XP users would want to know?
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19 May 2014   #5

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

I thought XP was dead with updates, I re installed XP for a friend 4 or 5 months back and had the same issue, but I didn`t pursue it that much, would love to hear what you did.
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19 May 2014   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64

You can still get previously released updates, just no new ones.
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 Reinstalled Windows XP home, can't download updates

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