Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Steps To Help If Windows Vista Updates Are Not Installing

Windows update from Windows update center helps you to keep your systems up to date and free of risk. But, what if you are facing issues when trying to install updates. Well, follow these simple tech support instructions prepared by Microsoft help and support center to install Windows update on your system.

Tech support instructions to fix Windows Vista problems
·       Click the Windows orb to launch the Start menu. From the Start menu, select the label that reads, All Programs. From the All Programs submenu, select the label that reads Windows update. Wait for the Windows update window to launch. Select the label View Update History. Check for any updates marked Failed. Right click the update option and view the details of the last update. Select the label that reads More Information. Double click the link to the Microsoft Knowledge Base article. Select the topic about which you need help.   
·       Launch the Start menu. Click the Windows Start orb to launch the Start menu. From the Start menu pop up, select the label that reads My Computer or Computer. Alternatively, you can launch the My Computer or the Computer window using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+ E. Right click the label that reads, Properties. See the amount of free space on your system. If you find there is not enough space on your system, launch the disk cleanup process. The disk cleanup process will remove temporary files, files from the Recycle Bin, offline Web pages, debug dump files, thumbnails and system error files. You will find the Clean up feature in the Programs and Features menu. Click the label to initiate the clean up.
·       Click the Windows orb to launch the Start menu. Alternatively, you can launch the start orb by clicking the Windows shortcut key. Type cmd into the search window and press the Enter key. This will launch the folder containing the cmd file. Right click the file labeled cmd.exe. From the dropdown, select the label Open. From the prompt window, select the option Run as administrator. Enter sfc/scannow as the keyword in the command prompt within the command window. Hit either the Enter option or the Enter key to initiate the System File Checker utility.

Keep up with the above instructions to fix the issues with Windows update. For more assistance on the same feel free to buzz us online or drop into our tech support blogs and forums.  

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