Error message updating windows vista

So I'll come clean: this is me asking myself the question.

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•When the Setup program starts and the Install now screen appears, click Install now.

•Note When you receive with the Get important updates for installation message, click Go Online.

I recently got a new machine with Windows Vista pre-installed. I recently got a new laptop with Windows Vista pre-installed, and have started down the Vista path.

Naturally one of the first things it does is connect to Windows Update and install a bunch of updates released since the Vista DVD was created. Naturally I was disappointed to start out by getting that error. Here's the error that I got: As with most errors, it's fairly obscure with just an error code: 8000FFFF. I decide to ignore the problem for now, but the Windows Update icon in the notification area continually tells me that there's an important update I should install.

If you spend the next hour or two trying to fix a problem using the wrong assumption about its cause, it's unlikely that you're going to walk away with a working computer.

Once you're fairly certain that your issue is directly related to the installation of one or more Windows updates, the second thing to do is decide which set of troubleshooting steps to follow, either To summarize, read the section immediately below this paragraph first and then scroll down and follow the correct set of troubleshooting steps for your problem, determined by how much access to Windows you have right now. Don't scroll down past this section because you're beyond sure that these Microsoft updates crashed or broke your computer somehow.

The "repair" (in-place upgrade) install will not effect your installed programs or data.

Just make sure you are already logged into your computer when you start the install. If the installation does not start automatically when you insert the DVD, run from your DVD drive.

The error you will typically get is “An error occurred while Windows was synchronizing with time. In the Internet Time Settings dialog, you can change the default server by choosing an item from the drop-down, or you can type in a new entry.

This operation returned because the timeout period expired.” Changing the Time Server You can change the default time server by right-clicking on the clock, and then choose Adjust Date/Time from the menu. You can also test it immediately by clicking the Update now button.

If you wanted to change this to update every day, you would use 86400, or 60 seconds * 60 minutes * 24 hours * 1 day.

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