What version of .net do I need in order to get a desktop XP to do automatic updates?

Posted on 2012-09-11
Last Modified: 2012-09-12
New XP install.

What version of .net do I need to proceed.

Done this 100s of times on diferent pcs but I cant get it on this one.

Im thinking its .net related
Question by:fcek
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    Accepted Solution

    None.. it is not .net related.

    control panel / security center /automatic updates
    Automatic Updates

    Author Comment

    Xp fresh install sp3
    It's on auto updated.
    I have used the get up date command now from run.  Can't recall the exact code now I'm not beside pc.
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    Assisted Solution

    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    If you want more than high priority updates then you have to go to 'windows update' / 'microsoft update' and select 'optional updates'

    Windows Updates
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    Assisted Solution

    Is this the command you think you used previously from the Start Menu's "Run" field?:
    If so, that should just start Internet Explorer and resolve to:
    (depending on whether you are set to use "Windows Update" or "Microsoft Update", as shown in ve3ofa's screenshot above.

    Author Closing Comment

    It took an age but eventually it started.

    Thanks all
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    Expert Comment

    Thank you fcek

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