Re: Microsoft Update take looong time to scan & never finished
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What version of AVG paid (e.g., v7.5, v8.0 or v8.5)? When did you install
it? Have you purchased it? Was it installed when this problem started?
Has a Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the machine
(including a free-trial that came preinstalled when you bought it)?
>> To keep track of things, it helps immensely if you include all of
>> message(s) in your replies to the newsgroup. Thank you.
>>>> Is this a sudden, new problem?
>> AVG Free or paid? What version? Can you update it manually?
> paid version & yes it updates
>> Can you open Regedit and Task Manager?
> yes i can open them
>> Are Automatic Updates & BITS Services set to start Automatically and are
>> they running now? If not, can you make it so and are they still that way
>> after you reboot?
> auto upodates on now & bits auto also
>> Bandit wrote:
>>> Using XP Home SP3
>>> Is Automatic Updates enabled? - yes & i tried to disable it same thing
>>> Did you recetly reinstall Windows? - No
>>> What anti-virus application is installed and is your subscription
>>> AVG & yes & uninstalled it also to see if that was it & no diffference>
>> PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
>>> Please state your full Windows version (e.g., WinXP SP3; Vista SP2) when
>>> posting to this newsgroup.
>>> Is Automatic Updates enabled? Is this a sudden, new problem? Did you
>>> recently reinstall Windows? What anti-virus application is installed
>>> your subscription current? (No amount of scanning will detect and
>>> all hijackware.)
>>> Bandit wrote:
>>>> When i run Microsoft Update & select custom or any scan I see green bar
>>>> let it scan over 4 hours & wont tell me any updates. I went to windows
>>>> directory & rename SoftwareDistrubution in safe mode then tried to scan
>>>> again same thing hangs. I scaned for viruses & malware etc i have none.
>>>> anyone tell me a fix?