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Windows update hi there I am having problems turning on my microsoft windows update, I cannot enable it from disable status. I think i might have removed it from the control panel, on the (Add or remove program.) can you please help me what can i do about it?

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  • gmstar Oct 02, 2008

    Hi I cant seem to run the windows update any suggestions?

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I think i deleted the program frm the control panel and if i go on to the site above & try to download it it says mcrosoft update not running.

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Using Internet Explorer, go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com. Follow the instructions you find there.

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  • James Jensen Oct 03, 2008

    What does it do when you try to run the Windows Update?


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How to disable/enable Microsoft Windows startup programs


In this guide I will show you how to enable or disable startup programs in Microsoft Windows. Disabling startup programs can help your computer boot up faster and remove some of that garbage that clusters your desktop when you first boot up your computer.

In Windows go to Start and click Run. In the Run box type "msconfig". You will now get a new window that opens up like below,

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