Vista - incoming huge update!

Discussion in 'Hardware - PCs, Consoles, Gadgets' started by Litotes, Apr 12, 2011.

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  1. 26 updates???? WTF?

    Standby if you are on a slow link!

  2. When? Linky?
  3. Mine is switched to automatic/ask me. I fired up this evening and Vista offered me the lot. I said yes... and the bloody thing is struggling. Only 38% after an hour! And the laptop power supply is red hot!

  4. So what's the update involve?
    Is it a service pack?
  5. 26 updates? Windows is offering me only one - "Intel Corporation - Display - Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family" Download size: 19.9 MB Update type: Optional

    Although there have been quite a few updates in the last month. Is your update schedule set to monthly?
  6. I also just got the one update this morning.
  7. It isn't set to monthly, AFAIK. I haven't used the laptop for the last few days so it might just be catching up!!!

    I have the Intel Chipset update on hold because I don't know whether it is relevant to my Samsung laptop.

    The 26 updates included Visual C++, Vista security updates (lots), Office updates (lots), Framework, Server and others.

  8. I stand corrected. I've just done a manual update check and there are indeed 24 important and 2 optional updates.

  9. And there was me thinking I was speshul...

  10. 23 updates, 73.4MB. 4 minutes to download, 8 minutes to install 22 of them, 1 failed. Not too bad. I'll get the failed one after I've restarted.


    Wonder what happened to the other three.
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  12. Windows 7........
  13. Oh do **** off. Apple is for ponces. Do you have a ponytail and spectacles with red frames?

    I bought a cheap Toshiba netbook from argos recently. Win7 basic required 54 updates when I first tried to log off. Took all night!

    So what. It works brilliantly, especially in a wi-fi environment.
  14. I am a mactard, but atleast I press the on button and it works, click on software update and it works, apart from that I am as much use as a French man at agincort!

  15. Ahhh. If only the diehard Windows users would learn..... they have been fed bollocks by a marketing company for years.