After you installed the high priority critical updates, restart Windows and visit the Windows Update website again.These updates can be massive, especially if service pack 3 is not installed yet.On the page how to optimize the Windows services, you can read how to disable the Security Center.If all critical updates are installed, check the optional updates to enhance your Windows system.If you are still having Windows update problems, try to turn off and on the Windows update function (Control Panel, Automatic Updates). To unhide: Tools, Folder Options, tab View, enable Display the content of system folders, enable Show hidden files and folders, disable Hide extensions for known file types and disable Hide protected operating system files.
Updating Windows is actually very easy, first you visit the Windows Update website: Start, All Programs, Windows Update (or visit the Windows Update website with the following link: windowsupdate.microsoft.com).Besides installing the Windows updates, you can choose to update all Microsoft products like MS-Office.Therefore, you go to the Windows Update page and choose for Microsoft-Updates in the menu bar. If you have just reinstalled Windows XP, it's wise to update directly with the latest available Service Pack.Many of these problems can be solved easily by resetting Windows Update!This will delete the update installation files and the update history and restore the update function.
By visiting the Windows Update website, you will have two options: It is very important to install all the critical updates.