can anyone help me out with microsoft update?

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  1. Uncle Salty

    Uncle Salty Death

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    I reformatted my computer and after I activated windows auto updates/microsoft updates will not work, the updates get downloaded but will not install.

    and help?

    thanks in advance
     
  2. Rumbaar

    Rumbaar Inherent Omniscience OT Supporter

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    After a format there are two key updates that need to be downloaded and installed, which are usually automatic, once they are installed the rest install. One if which is an update to the Windows Installer.

    Did these two appear, download and install?

    Oh ... what flavour of Windows are you using, that might help.
     
  3. Uncle Salty

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    and those updates are not on the list
     
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    non-legit license, methinks.
     
  5. Uncle Salty

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    windows activated just fine license is good
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    one does not imply the other.
     
  7. SLED

    SLED build an idiot proof device and someone else will

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    call MS, sounds like a licensing/activation issue, which we cannot help you with
     
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    Rumbaar Inherent Omniscience OT Supporter

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    Not saying its not legit, but even no legit systems with automatic download of critical updates still download and install ok.

    Seems like something else is a miss. After you've notice them downloaded, and you choose shutdown. There isn't the option to automatically install the updates while shutting down.

    How do you know they've downloaded?
     

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