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to remember not to use OE's default sig delimiter, too.)
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> i am replying to you, as you only person to comment on thread.
> reply was in reference to: 'Did you install Vista SP1 manually or via
> Windows Update or did it come
> preinstalled on your machine?'
> so like just to clarify, i installed sp1 via windows update a while
> 'PA Bear [MS MVP Wrote:
>> To whom are you replying?
>> JakSmit wrote:
>>> installed it ages ago. like via windows update
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
> Did you install Vista SP1 manually or via Windows Update or did it come
> preinstalled on your machine?
> JakSmit wrote:
>> I have windows vista. SP1.
>> For quite a long time now, when I turn on my pc, it says preparing to
>> install updates 1 of 3. like before I log in. but it stays on 0% then
>> shows password screen. every time i turn it on. i have just ignored up
>> till now.
>> but now it wont let me install any more updates. in windows update
>> itself, it just hangs on 'preparing to install' 0%. I.e. it downloads
>> the updates but wont install them. No matter what ones I choose to
>> install, even just 1 small one. And then clicking stop installation does
>> nothing, the button then deactivates but it doesnt stop. if i close the
>> window them open it again, button to stop installation enables again,
>> but again does nothing.