Updating to vista
Is there a different comparable update for 64 bit OS or is there a different problem? After installing this 64 bit OS update "windows update" ran successfully for the first time in over a week.I must have spent 30 hours trying various fixes without success!Most users posting in that thread only see WU hang at "Checking for updates..." when it detects a large number of available updates so it's difficult to determine if any changes you've made to your system actually solve the problem until you run your next Patch Tuesday update. checking for updates was close to immediate and 20 updates were indicated ... The only thing that made me nervous was that the first part of the installation (before restart) of the Malicious Software Removal Tool was on the long side ... but that sometimes happens in the update process so I figure it's normal. Check for Updates took maybe 7 hours and still was not finished.Ken B Some of us have been through the experience of check for updates never finishing. The next day, a notification soon cameup in task tray that Updates were avaialbe; so downloading of the updates took more than about 3 or 4 hours. I didn't install any new updates in last days except Windows Defender definitions. After installing KB3145739, it was always finished in 5-10 minutes. (WU is set to This time it was the security patch KB3153199. id=52217 (Stop WU service, install the update, restart.
However, when I attempted to install it stated update not for my system.Enter your Vista Ultimate upgrade product key when prompted.You will be asked to activate your new operating system online; allow the software to connect to the Microsoft authentication servers in order to authenticate your product key and activate your copy of Windows Vista Ultimate.The Business edition of Windows Vista contains a number of features oriented toward business use, but some users may want more than it can offer.Upgrading Vista Business to another edition of Windows Vista or to a newer operating system such as Windows 7 is a relatively simple matter.