Restore Windows Update for Windows XP / Server 2003

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by daniel_k, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. PIRATKOPIERING

    PIRATKOPIERING MDL Novice

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    Is it manual install? Wumt does only download the updates it does not install them is that how it works normally?
     
  2. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Pushed the correct button? The third one.
     
  3. PIRATKOPIERING

    PIRATKOPIERING MDL Novice

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    Yeah i might have but its all up and running now. Thank you guys for the help!
     
  4. casa36

    casa36 MDL Novice

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    #44 casa36, Nov 26, 2020
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    It's stored in C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution. But not under the full name, just the SHA1 (or unique ID i don't remember exactly) without extension. You have to rename them with .cab or .exe (think to uncheck folders option "hide extensions for known file types")
     
  5. Leolo

    Leolo MDL Member

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    Guys,

    What's the best version of WUMT (Windows Update MiniTool) for Windows XP SP3 ?

    I've tried the December 2016 version located here:
    https://forums.mydigitallife.net/threads/windows-update-minitool.64939/

    I have the "run_wsus.cmd" window running in the background, but WUMT only detects device driver updates, it doesn't seem to find any security updates :confused:
     
  6. Leolo

    Leolo MDL Member

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    Nevermind, after rebooting the computer and trying again a few times it finally showed all the available security updates. You just have to be patient! :)
     
  7. lothaire64

    lothaire64 MDL Novice

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    Hello there,

    I'm using a fresh Windows XP SP3 32bit VM with (mostly) all updates I found on the net...
    I tried then your patch to get updates working again on XP in late 2020.

    However, it still not works...
    How does the troubleshooting works with this patch ?

    Sincerly,
    Lothaire
     
  8. LightSource

    LightSource MDL Novice

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    I've tried this but get this error;

    [Error number: 0x80244019]

    Could someone help please?
    Thanks
     
  9. LothaireFR

    LothaireFR MDL Novice

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    Do you have this on the Windows Update page ?
    I seem to have the exact same error...
    Wanted to do a video about it, but I feel like it's not going to be a thing in 2020 :/
     
  10. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    Use WSUS Proxy
    https://forums.mydigitallife.net/th...dows-xp-server-2003.82538/page-4#post-1630258
     
  11. lothaire64

    lothaire64 MDL Novice

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    Hey there and thanks for your answer...
    However there is one problem, the Windows Update Minitool by Nicolas Coolman seems to not work.
    It says "interface not supported"
    Do you know by any chance how to get it running ?
     
  12. abbodi1406

    abbodi1406 MDL KB0000001

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    Who's Nicolas Coolman?

    you must install updated WUA first
    see readme
     
  13. LightSource

    LightSource MDL Novice

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    Thanks, all working now.
     
  14. Carlos Detweiller

    Carlos Detweiller MDL Spinning Tortoise

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    Windows Update Minitool is by "stupid user" [sic], the other guy you mentioned might be an imposter.
     
  15. gmipf

    gmipf MDL Novice

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    Is there an Update Agent version for XP SP2 which works with WSUS Update and Update Mini tool?
     
  16. alvaro_ag

    alvaro_ag MDL Novice

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    The default installer of Windows Update Agent does not work with SP2, you must open WindowsUpdateAgent-7.6-x86.exe it with WinRAR and extract the file WUA-Downlevel.exe and run it in SP2 to install the agent.
     
  17. gmipf

    gmipf MDL Novice

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    #58 gmipf, Dec 26, 2020
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    Already tried with WUA-Downlevel.exe, didn't worked for me. But did already done manual SP3 install. Thanks anyway.

    EDIT: Or did I had to run it with /wuforce? I only double klicked it.
     
  18. Outbreaker

    Outbreaker MDL Member

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    #59 Outbreaker, Dec 26, 2020
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    It's not working for me on a full updateded Windows XP with POSReady 2009 updates.
     
  19. WindowsMyStyle

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    #60 WindowsMyStyle, Dec 26, 2020
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