Update problems


Dec 16, 2011
I cant do updates past sp1 all it keeps saying is I need to install sp1 i click for it to do so and it goes through the steps wich takes several hours and when its done its not listed under comp properties but it is listed in updates...I have tried microsoft fix it...ya real helpful There are some failures in the event log, but I am at a standstill as what to do???

Check for errors in event viewer (event monitor).

Open Event Viewer

Event Viewer is an advanced tool that displays detailed information about significant events on your computer. It can be helpful when troubleshooting problems and errors with Windows and other programs.

Open Event Viewer by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, clicking Administrative Tools, and then double-clicking Event Viewer.‌ Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

Here's another way to open Event Viewer: Click the Start button Picture of the Start button. In the Search box, type Event Viewer, and then, in the list of results, double-click Event Viewer.