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Win 7 Hangs On Updating Ms Security Essentials


I installed win7 ult. As a dual boot on my pc which was running xp pro. (4 mb ram). Recently when i  booted up win7 it asked to update ms security essentials, but would not do so when i clicked update. I seemed to spin it's wheels for hours. I now note that when shutting down win7 instead it wants to reconfigure win7, but again seems to spin it's wheels endlessly without an endpoint (i ran it overnight at one point). Clearly there is a system glitch somewhere. Can someone suggest how to correct the problem(s) or is it necessary to reinstall win7.

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Posted On: 2010-05-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Update :security update for windows vista for x64-based systems (kb978338)
Download size: 2. 8 mb
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A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to misrepresent a system action or behavior without the knowledge of the user. You can help protect your system by installing this update from microsoft. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

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Posted On: 2010-03-26 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-07 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-26 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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