If not, you can try to download and install it manually: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51871 This patch can really help. (First disable Windows Update. Reply Ramblinrick says: May 25, 2011 at 3:30 pm PlaywithWindows, Ironically, just a couple of days back, I did a rebuild on a Vista PC that would not take SP2. windows 7 seem much better than all other windows…. install problems after service pack 2 Problems after updating Service Pack 2 Outlook express problems after Service Pack 2 Printer problems after Service Pack 2 problems with service pack 2 Cant http://phpbbinstallers.net/windows-vista/problem-installing-win-vista-x64-os.html
Turn on your computer. 2. However, while it seems to be a better/newer Vista than I first had (which I hated), it still wanted to do lots of updates. Some Vista machines are having no problems, others are completely useless now. The entire process took me about 5 hours. https://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1270562-windows-vista-sp2-fresh-install-windows-update-doesnt-work/
For example C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log" I read through the link you provided and am now unsure what I need to do to 'fix the errors' that SFC has identified. Reply Ramblinrick says: October 4, 2010 at 6:49 pm Shirley, Thank you for your comments. Perform Disk Cleanup.
Rick Reply Chickpea says: August 24, 2011 at 6:44 am I'm still here and still managing *without* SP2… pretty happily. Google) or searching Microsoft’s Help & Support Site [ HERE ] or Microsoft’s Knowledge base [ HERE ] or Microsoft's Fix it Solution Center [ HERE ] Secondly, in the event Thanks Katy PS Everything almost worked except for my Sprint Wireless device- it couldn't detect it after the upgrade to SPack 2. Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack Have you sorted the issue with the sound not working out?
The utility has already been served automatically through Windows Update, as the software giant has attempted to deal with any problems that could prevent SP2 to be installed on top of Kb3161664 Vista Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Astra.Xtreme 1,860 Electrical Engineer 1,860 8,906 posts Location: Milwaukee, WI Posted August 27, 2015 I'm going to ask a really Register a new account Sign in Already have an account? Was the only way it worked for me.
So last week I repartioned my hard drive with the factory programs and rolled back to Vista Service Pack 1, updating, of course, the Windows Defender and my Spybot Search and http://news.softpedia.com/news/Vista-SP2-Failed-Installations-Fix-Tool-Available-125805.shtml Just installed the last service pack for vista and after it finished my desktop was turned into XP look… No problem i thought and did the things people do when they Windows Vista Checking For Updates Forever I've done a check through the system maintenance option in the control panel and it reports some add-on problems with IE and that I have an old version of Acrobat. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) Use this, one user in this forum recommends running the SFC scannow 3 times, then use the how to repair the missing/corrupt registry entries.
Last time I checked for updates I had it sit there for an hour.. Check This Out And most annoying is that now, windows wont even start correctly half the time!!! What happend, Reymond?? Windows Update Log provides no clue what's up…no error message in pop-up as to why it failed, too. Windows Update Agent Vista
I ended up restoring the computer back to factory specs, performing the Windows Updates and then installing SP2. Windows will not start. won't install even a hardrive via sata, meaning i can't back up data. (lost all my back ups on my wd 1tb) to reinstall that vista to a .grrrr not happy http://phpbbinstallers.net/windows-vista/problem-with-hard-drive-after-installing-it-on-vista.html This scan typically takes less than 15 minutes to run.
I had previously left it for 3 hours and nothing happened, but perhaps it just needed even longer .Have you tried CheckSUR? Windows Vista Can't Check For Updates Fix I assume somehow I have to identify the problematic files and then replace them from somewhere, this concerns me as I do not have a Vista original disk, the laptop was Details are included in the CBS.Log windir\Logs\CBS\CBS.log.
The sp installed fine and everything seemed to work. Good Luck……..And like everyone else here.. Note folder name is the name of the folder that you want to take ownership of.Click OK, and then reapply the permissions and security settings that you want for the folder Windows Vista Updates Stuck When I got to the end of Stage 1 of 3, it said that some changes could not be completed.
The message was: winloadexe. Being a retired EE digital signal processor, I know the complexities of code contributed by hundreds if not thousands of SW engineers to build and maintain an OS. Reply Chickpea says: February 6, 2010 at 5:46 am Thanks for all the information and posts, Rick and Tim. When this problem occured first (last Sunday night), I could start windows in safe mode, and all was fine.
Can't find your answer ? Unfortuntely, the only program that won't run is Pinnacle Studio 14 (12 works) without it (error - Importer has stopped working). Ramblinrick says: November 5, 2009 at 1:18 am Tim, You know, I'm with you on keeping SP1 on one of the computers I cannot get SP2 to stick. Reply Ramblinrick says: August 22, 2011 at 10:11 am Darlene, Thanks for sharing your pain with Vista SP2.
Everything went okay, until I tried to run Windows Update, which just outright refuses to find updates no matter what I try. Upon first boot I opened windows update, "Windows update needs I wish there were a permanent solution. Finally it came back with 180 updates. said: as others have said, the 1st run-through of WU on a fresh install can literally take hours.
Right now I am at my wits end and cannot install SP2. Errornotfound 0 x 80070490 Within the Windows update history it also has the following message for each time I have tried to install: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 for x64-based Systems Reply Ramblinrick says: October 21, 2009 at 11:42 am Tim, On a personal note, I too have experienced it being an easy install TO it not installing at all. Also, do you get a single Beep when you turn it on in the first place?
I've never one a clean boot before and I'm not really sure what I'm doing. It should list your OS and if installed the Service Pack.