> For awhile now on many computers I run Windows Update on is very
> very very slow
Yep. Here's what we have: Not enough information.
Here's some suggestions for your response:
* Operating system (flavor and service pack level, more detail better.)
Start button --> RUN (no "RUN"? Press the "Windows Key" + R
on your keyboard) --> type in:
--> Click OK.
The picture at the top of the window that opens will give you the general
(Operating System name) while the line starting with the word "version" will
give you the rest of the story. Post both in response to this message
* What *you* mean by 'slow'. Be specific. Are you not getting updates when
you expect them? Is the download speed when you are getting the updates
just bad/slower than you remember? When the updates install, do you think
they are taking too long? Are updates repeating themselves? Do you have
the KB######'s of specific updates to better inform us of what you are
* What changed (new hardware? new software? repair installation? clean
installation? new internet connection? power outage?) between it working
fine and now?
* What have you done to attempt to remedy the situation?
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