Windows vista not updating error

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This guide addresses the most basic & the complex procedures to resolve some problems with your external hard disk drive.

One of the common problems with Windows Vista and Windows 7 (which used to be an issue in XP before the service pack 3 release), is the annoying “USB Device Not Recognized” error message popping up on the desktop taskbar.

There are quite a few explanations for this problem & I have compiled this guide to address almost all of the known issues & help a user get rid of these problems for a smoother computing experience.

When asked for, leave the check boxes clear for the removal of WSUS database, log files and downloaded update files. During the installation of WSUS 3.0 SP2, the Server Manager on Windows Server 2008 [R2] actually looks for Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Dynamic Installer for Server Manager [x64 Edition] (KB972493), but the update server is normally configured to receive updates from itself, and there’s no itself—functioning at least—for the moment.

To address the issue you may try these troubleshooting steps : 1] Switch from Microsoft Update to using Windows Update.

As far as Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista goes, you can do this by clicking open Control Panel Uncheck Automatic Updates, Uncheck Recommended Updates and Uncheck use Microsoft Update Service.

This will switch from Microsoft Update back to using Windows Update. If it works for you fine; you can now reset the update settings to as they were earlier.

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