Resolve issues when Windows® Vista® cannot install updates
Having issues when installing updates on Windows Vista? Find out how to solve the problem.
Like all other previous versions of Windows OS, Microsoft provides updates for Windows Vista too. Updates for Windows Vista are aimed at making the OS better and even more stable than what it is. Updates for Windows Vista would also contain security patches that would increase the security of the OS. Windows Vista can be easily updated by turning on the automatic update tool. Users can also browse to the official website of Microsoft to download and manually install the updates. However, there might be some issues when downloading and installing updates for Windows Vista. These include update download freezing, update download getting stopped automatically and so on. Such problems are usually network related and can be easily solved by changing the default Internet service provider. Windows Vista users might also face some problems when installing updates and they include errors during installation, system restarting before updates can be installed, system freeze during update installation etc. Such problems are usually because of reasons such as malware in the system, problems with some of the system files, registry related problems, updates being of incorrect type and so on.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding ways to fix issues during update installation on Windows Vista:
- Remove malware
- Clean system registry
- Verify system file integrity
Malware are known to cause many problems with the working of a computer. These include issues when installing updates. If malware are present on your Windows Vista computer at the time of installation of updates, it is very likely that the malware would modify the update files being installed and cause problems. Such problems can be resolved by removing the malware from the system using a good antivirus program s and then installing the updates.
Clean system registry
Registry contains all information regarding the working of Windows Vista installed on your computer. When updates are being installed, the registry entries are changed. This means that if the registry of the system has some problems, the installation of updates would be affected. Issues during installation of updates can be easily removed by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
If some of the system files on Windows Vista are damaged or corrupted, then issues would come up when installing updates. All Windows Vista users having problems when installing updates are recommended to verify the integrity of the system files. This can be done using the 'sfc/scannow' command in the CMD. If some system files are found damaged, users would have to repair Windows Vista using default OS repair tool and then install the updates.