Tuesday, July 2, 2013

How To Install Failed Microsoft Updates

The Windows range of operating systems are developed and released by the tech giant, Microsoft. One of the major reasons for the huge popularity enjoyed by the Microsoft operating systems, is the fact that they provide one of the best after sales support in the business. They have extensive networks of tech support teams, who handle any type of problems that the users throw at them. So, before you set out to dial the Windows support number and talk to the Windows support team, follow the set of easy and simple guidelines given below, which will in all probability suffice if you want to install Microsoft updates on your computer.


Start off the process by clicking on the Windows Start button located on the bottom left corner of your Windows desktop screen. Click on the Run button located in the Start Menu and then type services.msc into the search box. Click on the OK button after entering the term. In Windows 7/ Vista operating system, type the keyword into the Start Search box displayed in the Start menu and then click on the Enter key.
Click on the Name field to sort the list of services by name. Scroll down the list to Automatic Updates, right-click on it and then select the Stop option. Right-click on Background Intelligent Transfer Service option and then select the Stop option.
Access the Run tool in the Start menu. Copy and paste C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution, click on the OK button, and then delete all the contents of the folder.
Close the folder and go back to the Windows Services utility. Right-click on the two services that you have stopped earlier and then select the Start option.
Open Windows Update by going to the Run tool, typing %SystemRoot%\system32\wuapp.exe into the search box and then clicking on the OK button.
Click Check for updates. Windows will now find all of your updates and prompt you to download and install them.
Follow the instructions given above, if you want to install Microsoft updates on your computer. If you still have doubts regarding the guidelines that you have to follow, dial the Windows support number and then talk to the Windows tech support team. They will help you in resolving your doubts and then you will be able to install Microsoft updates on your computer.

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