Re: Windows Updates not downloading
Is this a DSL connection, Bob? If so, you'll find that your node can be
swamped at certain times of the day (e.g., 4 PM through Midnight or so)
because everyone else on your node is also downloading/uploading.
> Thanks for your help, I carried out the tweak and updates started to
> download and be completed, although still slow. This was at about
> I tried again at 9am the next day and was amazed at how quick the
> were. I am all up to date now.
> I wonder also whether traffic is less on the 3G network first thing in the
> morning which allows faster downloads.
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> Start here: http://www.dslreports.com/tweaks
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
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>> Oldbob wrote:
>>> I have Windows XP SP3 and am using a 3G modem for Internet connection.
>>> Although I can open the Update page and select critical updates, they do
>>> download. They say they are but the downloading is very slow and never
>>> This problem only seems to have occured since connecting with the 3G
>>> network. I do not receive any error codes.
>>> Any help would be much appreciated thanks