Windows update is not updating
I could turn the PC on, log in, manually launch Windows Update from the Control Panel and let it sit there for 2 hours and it still shows it's looking for updates.Is there I could look at to see what exactly is going on?OS: Windows Vista 32 Bit Home Premium I am unable to install recent Windows Vista updates because the updater hangs at "Checking for updates".Attempts to fix the problem seems to have made the problem worse.The current setting for it, is to download updates automatically and let the user choose to install them.
Use the Reset Windows Update Components Tool and see if it helps you. See this post if you receive Windows 10 Update Error Code 0x8024a105 while downloading updates. See this post if Windows 10 Creators Update is not installing. This post will help you if you receive Potential Windows Update Database error detected error message. I have a dual-boot PC with both Windows 7 (64-bit, which was pre-installed) and Linux.The Windows side of this PC also has Vivaldi installed and I have Vivaldi installed on my other PC which is Linux only.I must have spent 30 hours trying various fixes without success!Being a retired EE digital signal processor, I know the complexities of code contributed by hundreds if not thousands of SW engineers to build and maintain an OS.