Updates successful, but still show needed

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by txcartertest, Feb 18, 2008.

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    txcartertest Guest

    I have a Dell 830 laptop with Vita Ultimate that is ~45 days old. I have
    continually seen the last set of updates repeatedly show up as needed when I
    go to shut down. These updates show successfully completed on prior dates in
    my update history, but Vista still wants to install the updates. It has been
    succeddful on the 8-10th time, however this last update (Windows DreamScene)
    is still showing up after being "successfully" installed 16 times since

    Any suggestions on getting rid of the annoying continual application of
    updates? They have always worked well with the XP machines I have, but my
    first venture with Vista has been very underwhelming.
    txcartertest, Feb 18, 2008
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    jamesvdm Guest

    From experience I would stop the Automatic Updates service, then delete the
    contents of C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution, restart the AU service or
    computer and try WU again.

    jamesvdm, Feb 21, 2008
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