Used Clean install on only one Computer an Acer Desktop.
The same situation occured with trying to install Windows updates. Open your Control Panel and Open the User Account Settings, Select that you want to Change user account settings.
Some of the 'successful' solutions on the boards were SO complicated and still more miss than hit.
Vista wouldn't download updates for me, wouldn't let my printer use its full range of features and wouldn't respond even when I asked it nicely.
I've found a few machines that will not run Windows 7 at all. Anyone that thinks changing horses will solve this issue will only find themselves with more saddle sores. Windows Vista just won't install updates I recently purchased a used laptop with Windows Vista. I have triedseveral things, including following stuff on Microsoft's Web site. Vista Repair --Submitted by: Boogaloo Much of a Good Thing --Submitted by: Flatworm Downloading Updates --Submitted by: rush075 you get a used system, you may need a fresh start!Over the lastseveral months, I've gotten updates from Windows. Theytalk a lot about it being a malware problem or other security problem,but trying all kinds of malware removers, including Malware-bytes andeven Windows Defender has not fixed the problem. A solution that will work willbe greatly appreciated!! --Submitted by: dglenn-computer-graphics Problem Also - Required A New Vista Disk --Submitted by: Basuto9 Neal C.... If you have any additional suggestion or tips that can help Neal out, click on the reply link and submit away. If you have any additional suggestion or tips that can help Neal out, click on the reply link and submit away.I also suggest that you install the latest version of Firefox 4 and select add ons and install Bit Defender.You will have a tiny Red dot in the Tab that let's you run it at will.