Re: Windows Update Problems!

  • From: "G.W. Cox" <gwcox2@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 10:38:56 -0700

Press alt N as in none after you hear the beep. Otherwise, the popup options 
are under tools in IE 7.

---- Original Message ----- 
From: Claudia 
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 3:02 AM
Subject: Re: Windows Update Problems!

I realize that they're two distinct programs, but I can't download from either 
I don't know how to go about enabling pop-ups or disabling the information bar 
that won't allow me to access the particular downloads.


  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: G.W. Cox 
  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 10:13 PM
  Subject: Re: Windows Update Problems!


  Windows update won't help you with the Adobe flash player. Windows is 
Microsoft and Adobe is Adobe. Here's a message I sent someone about Adobe.
  Before you install the flash player, you need to uninstall 
  the previous version. The tool to do that is here

  The flash player is here

  Claudia, next time you try the Windows update, hit alt N after you hear that 
ding. It may give you some options.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Claudia 
  To: Claudia 
  Sent: Monday, February 25, 2008 7:57 PM
  Subject: Windows Update Problems!


  I am needing some help, with the Windows Update screen.  I'm trying to 
  install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, on a Windows XP laptop 
  that recently needed to be restored, due to having other issues.
  I cannot install any of the latest Windows Update products; I get that beep 
  on the screen, like it's trying to access a download that it shouldn't, but 
  I can't figure out how to enable it.
  I have disabled the popup blocker settings and tried to adjust other 
  security settings, but I cannot download anything.
  Therefore, I cannot access any sites that I use with my son, that require 
  the Adobe Flash player.  I thought by doing a Windows Update, I could then 
  install all the latest updates, but I can't even get past the checking for 
  updates status.
  Any help would be appreciated!



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