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so looks like Im partially there. @ Seti, thanks for your reply and thought that may be the case too but the window is not the usual window when there are There are reasons that Google, Mozilla, & now Microsoft automatically update their browsers. Polls Search About Us E-Books Contact Advertise Advanced Search Lounge Office Applications General Productivity Office 2010 SP2 update problems If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the Username Changing provided by Username Change v1.3.0 (Free) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. his comment is here

I think that you got the updates for the other Office applications because of the way that Microsoft services Office now. Did anyone else suffer any problems - and more particularly know of an uninstall process which will actually allow us to get back to where we were without trawling around all Many of the biggest reported security problems were avoidable because patches were available but systems were not updated. Reply With Quote Page 1 of 2 12 Jump to page: « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies

Windows Vista Update Stuck Checking For Updates

Tried this tool yet? Hi John, Fortunately, as of Office 2010, service packs can be uninstalled without removing the entire product. Regards the hd space gained, yes I gained 37g when installed SP2 and still have a gain of 21g after uninstall SP2. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.

researched that code fix and it said to disable UAC which I did and then re ran the first entry again successfully. Joe Reply With Quote 2013-08-08,14:16 #8 AndreDierick View Profile View Forum Posts New Lounger Join Date Dec 2009 Location Woerden, Netherlands Posts 4 Thanks 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Now that Update works it does not list SP2 as an update as it did before. Windows Vista Post Sp2 Update Pack In this case too many tech persons have well and truely spoilt the broth!

When we click on an Access icon to open a database it throws an error that a DLL is missing. Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739) I love the program but will give that a try. Win Update works. The same thing about not applying updates to complex suites such as Office.

How do I configure the display of members' images and signatures? Windows Vista Update Troubleshooter Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc. Trying to manage an environment where there are a mix of Office versions has always been a bit of an issue, but nothing has wrecked the setup more than this simple All the files needed to service Office are kept on the target system in the MSOcache folder.

  1. Everything was working well until the SP2 update came along.
  2. Reply With Quote 9th June 2009,13:23 #10 tweakwindows Microsoft MVP Join Date Jul 2008 Location intowindows.com Posts 1,285 ^ You might have not have given try to Windows Update Error Fixer
  3. also Im not sure if it was SP2 installation that did it.
  4. This is definitely worth a call to Microsoft.
  5. It resets all the settings to the default.
  6. John Reply With Quote 2013-08-08,08:18 #7 JoeP517 View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Join Date Mar 2001 Location St Louis, Missouri, USA Posts 23,926 Thanks 5 Thanked 1,117 Times in 980
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  8. Not for me.

Security Update For Windows Vista (kb3145739)

I'll continue to research the problem though. imp source All rights reserved. Windows Vista Update Stuck Checking For Updates any ideas other than restore before SP2? Windows Update Agent Vista Due to historic spreadsheets and the need for Access 2003, we currently have our PCs setup with Word 2003, Excel 2003, PowerPoint 2003, Access 2003 and Outlook 2010.

All rights reserved. this content Generally using Windows XP, though moving across to Windows 7 over the coming months. Ran the second one, vbscript, successfully. BUT, the "if its not broken..." mantra has the potential to get you in big trouble with software. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

I know this doesn't help solving your problem, sorry. You may want to consider having a tech person on site to assist you with you computer issues. We had to change the file association for the MDB files so that they pointed back to Access 2003. weblink The Windows Club | TWC News Reply With Quote 7th June 2009,08:06 #3 seti Member Join Date Nov 2008 Posts 1,923 After doing what Andy say, my suggestion is that there

Researched that on the net. Windows Vista Update Not Working Old saying "If it not broken don't fix it." Why did you not shut off automatic update ?t Why are you mixing 2010 with 2003 version ? One of the big reasons is that left alone most users don't patch systems that have security problems.

I'd still be interested in anyone's comments if they had similar issues to ours Regards John Reply With Quote 2013-08-02,05:05 #4 ruirib View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join

The Windows Club | TWC News Reply With Quote 7th June 2009,20:16 #6 leofelix Member Join Date Oct 2008 Location Italy Posts 1,668 Hi welcome awaysham, Did you try to temporarily Not enough testing on MS part? You seldom, if ever, need the Office installation media after the initial install with newer Office versions. Disable Windows Update Vista Reply With Quote 9th June 2009,07:20 #9 aweysham New Member Join Date May 2009 Location Chiang Mai, Thailand Posts 7 Solved for now.

Register Help Remember Me? As well as displaying these in the background, the more problematic issue is that when we click on a Word document (.doc), Word 2003 opens, but the document does not. Skin by Themecrate.com Copyright 2007 - 2015 The Windows Club Follow us on: Log in Remember Me? check over here After the update, if you look at what is available for use in the Office 2010 setup, it lists Access 2010, Excel 2010, Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010, SharePoint 2010, Publisher 2010