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unable to download svc packs or critical updates


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AMD 3000
512 RAM
win 98.4.10.2222A
IE 56.0.2800.1106

new puter loaded with 98 tryed to download critical updates but after
selecting 1 of 6 that were needed, the download screen came up &
then the display said unable to download. After several tries re-installed
98se and tried again with same results. Any suggestions
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This will rebuild rather than restore the registry and also replace missing or corrupt system files

Boot the PC and keep tapping F8 right after the beep until you get options, select command prompt only, type scanreg.exe /fix then press enter, it will run through a few screens then say registry repaired. Press enter then press ctrl + alt + delete keys together to reboot.

When Windows has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98SE CD then reboot.

When it has loaded to the desktop, click start, programmes accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then run disc defragmenter from system tools


Click start, settings, control panel, internet options, on general, delete cookies, delete files, tick include offline content, click clear history

Get Windows Installer 2 here

http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en

Get the trial of Tune Up 2006 here

Tune Up 2006 Trial

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete.

Run disc clean up then registry clean up then click optimize to run reg defrag, which needs a reboot

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection (without an internet connection if applicable) from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

(Skip this if you do not connect to the internet with this PC)After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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TKU UnLOCKER,

actuslly did that before installing 98se
cleaned
ran regmech
scanreg (no problems)
defrag
shutdown
booted
installed 98se
defrag
booted
regmech
scanreg (no problems)
defrag
booted
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Running scanreg and sfc will check the files are in place, you may find that setup.exe is missing

Windows Installer 2 is better than the default 1.1 you have

Tune up may find something else

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:)
you are correct Unlocker the W/S/setupx.dll was corrupted
with that have printed off your procedure and will try it
TKU :tazz:
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Hope it goes well

:) Keith :)

UnLocker is part of my signature, and my first names are not password check send to toys calendar magic etc :tazz:
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downloaded the free trail and intalled it, then started as Keith described


and Got as far as
"Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete." but run can't find PREFETCH




When Windows has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98SE CD then reboot.

When it has loaded to the desktop, click start, programmes accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then run disc defragmenter from system tools

Click start, settings, control panel, internet options, on general, delete cookies, delete files, tick include offline content, click clear history

Get Windows Installer 2 here

http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en

Get the trial of Tune Up 2006 here

Tune Up 2006 Trial

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete.

Run disc clean up then registry clean up then click optimize to run reg defrag, which needs a reboot

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection (without an internet connection if applicable) from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

(Skip this if you do not connect to the internet with this PC)After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot.

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor
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Sorry about prefetch, I forgot to remove that part, which applies to XP, not 98SE

The rest will run
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:tazz:

Thanks Keith !

by the way how much is the software

Michael
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40 USD but run the trial for the month as it is fully functional

If you do buy it, you can then install it on any PC you use
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