Unable to get the updates.



Cindy
07-09-2005, 11:35 PM
Each time I try to get the windows update for my Windows XP Home edition, I
get the following screen which says:

Thank You for your interest in Windows Update.

Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the
most of your computer.

You must be running a Microsoft Windows operating system in order to use
Windows Update.

Please help me with this problem so that I can once again can scan and get
the windows updates.

Patti MacLeod
07-09-2005, 11:35 PM
Hi Cindy,

If you have Norton Internet Security installed, have a look at this Symantec
support article:
Error: "You must be running a Microsoft Windows operating system in order to
use Windows Update"
http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/nip.nsf/735050b77b1fcece88256bc7005c3bc6/2dd3f0d5c9e3861165256c470073981f

If you don't have Norton Internet Security installed, go here:
http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/troubleshoot/
Scroll down to locate "When attempting to access the Windows Update Web site
you receive the following message: Thank You -- you must be running a
Microsoft windows operating system in order to use windows update" and click
on that link.



Regards,

--
Patti MacLeod
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User

"Cindy" <Cindy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:9F63A895-6FF5-4AEC-B6B8-4577281D1A6A@microsoft.com...
> Each time I try to get the windows update for my Windows XP Home edition,
I
> get the following screen which says:
>
> Thank You for your interest in Windows Update.
>
> Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the
> most of your computer.
>
> You must be running a Microsoft Windows operating system in order to use
> Windows Update.
>
> Please help me with this problem so that I can once again can scan and get
> the windows updates.

Cindy
07-09-2005, 11:36 PM
Thank you Patti so much for this info. I was getting pretty desperate here
and needed that tip.

"Cindy" wrote:

> Each time I try to get the windows update for my Windows XP Home edition, I
> get the following screen which says:
>
> Thank You for your interest in Windows Update.
>
> Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the
> most of your computer.
>
> You must be running a Microsoft Windows operating system in order to use
> Windows Update.
>
> Please help me with this problem so that I can once again can scan and get
> the windows updates.

Patti MacLeod
07-09-2005, 11:36 PM
You're very welcome, Cindy :-)



Regards,

--
Patti MacLeod
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User

"Cindy" <Cindy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:76B90DDB-81EF-4ECB-9D97-44631E901A80@microsoft.com...
> Thank you Patti so much for this info. I was getting pretty desperate here
> and needed that tip.
>
> "Cindy" wrote:
>
> > Each time I try to get the windows update for my Windows XP Home
edition, I
> > get the following screen which says:
> >
> > Thank You for your interest in Windows Update.
> >
> > Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the
> > most of your computer.
> >
> > You must be running a Microsoft Windows operating system in order to use
> > Windows Update.
> >
> > Please help me with this problem so that I can once again can scan and
get
> > the windows updates.


Unable to get the updates.