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It appears that icebox has gone out of business. The ct04 is supposed to automatically update every night at 2am on whichever day you first activated it. You can also do this manually, and I put directions how to at the end, but if they are closed the servers that these updates come from are probably no longer working. There is a third way of updating. Their manual states that some updates were issued on CDs. So you might be able to find one of the later updates this way, keeping in mind that they almost certainly won't be very current.

To manually update.
1. In internet mode, press options and select internet options.
2. From the internet options menu, select Updates.
3. Choose the Check For Updates button.
4. After it checks for updates choose the Update Now Button. It will then download and install the update. After it restarts you will see a Update Complete message. Click OK.

To update by CD.
1. Insert the Update disc.
2. The system will display update information. Choose the Update Now button.
3. When finished it will display the Update Complete message, choose OK.

Good luck.

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How to configure automatic updates in Windows


Microsoft routinely puts out updates for current versions of Windows (and Windows applications). Some of these are critical updates, such as security patches, while others just tweak a program or fix a bug. Your operating system will run better if you stay up to date on the important updates, and an easy way to do this is by using Windows automatic updates.

To turn on automatic updates, right click on My Computer (in Windows Vista or 7, right click Computer) and select Properties. Then go to the Automatic Updates tab. Here you will see the different update options.

The safest choice is to pick Automatic, which will check for updates on a schedule that you choose (daily or weekly, at a certain time) and download any new updates it finds. However, if you want some control over which updates are installed, you can choose either of the next two options:

- Download updates for me, but let me choose when to install them

or

- Notify me but don't automatically download or install them.

If you pick either of these two choices, a yellow shield icon with an exclamation point will appear in the system notification tray when new updates are available, and you can download or install them by clicking on it.

The last option is to turn off automatic updates completely. Choosing this option may leave your computer at risk, because you won't get any security fixes Microsoft comes out with. If you do choose to turn automatic updates off, you should check for updates manually once in a while by visiting Microsoft's Windows Update web page at WindowsUpdate.Microsoft.com.

Whichever option you choose, click Apply at the bottom of the window to save your preference.

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Configuring windows updates stops at 12%


Some update take a long time. Like .NET updates.

Try a manual update where you control what gets updated, by selecting the problem update and running it independent. You also don't need all the updates if you are aware of what is installed on your system. For instance, do really need all the those language packs? I don't.

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Do i need to uninstall old updates when new updates are installed?


If you are referring to Windows Update, the answer is no, you don't need to uninstall any updates when updating the computer. Windows Update scans your system prior to downloading and installing new updates.

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Go to Microsoft Update and follow the appropriate instructions.

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Do you know what the update is that fails? I guess the easiest way to see it is instead of using auto update, use Custom Update and see what needs to be installed.

I have also seen were some people have suggested this is caused by spy-ware on your system. Perhaps a in-depth scan would eliminate that possibility.
Personally I would not worry much about HP updates. The only time I would think of doing such updates is if I were having a problem with my system and an update directly addressed the issue. In fact I would go as far as to remove the HP updater.

Now Windows Updates are a different matter and should be done as they often cover security issues.

The HP Update program (bloatware, in my opinion) doesn't work with Vista very well, even though the system would have been bought with Vista pre-installed.Vista.

If you want to get rid of the HP Updates program, go to the Start menu and into the 'Control Panel'. Select "Programs & Features". The program is called 'HP Update'. You can Uninstall that program there if you like. You can manually check for updated hardware drivers by going to the HP site's Drivers and Downloads area, and entering your Desktop Model Number.

The HP Updates program also seems to have problems with various software/hardware firewalls, particularly when running Windows Vista, preventing it to search for and download optional driver updates for your HP computer.

HP says that hpsudelpacks.exe is a virus which affects mostly the automatic downloading of hp updates. go to their website and download the realtek audio driver manually to see if you can actually download updates to begin with. You should update any spyware or virus program if you have to and then shut down my computer and restart in safe mode. When in safe mode , run windows defender found here http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx , then run avg virus program found here http://free.avg.com/download?prd=afe , then restart your computer, click on hp update in my start button area, and you should able to download another update.

Regards..

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Help ! I can't download windows updates


There are two ways you can download the updates of your windows.

  1. Browse the web and search for updates which operating system you are using and download and install the updates .(search the updates like google.com etc.,)
  2. You can update your window by automatically while the windows starts. Whenever the computer starts it can download the updates automatically.Here i tell you options how to doit automatically.
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