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

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
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David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
None.. it is not .net related.

control panel / security center /automatic updates
Automatic Updates
fcekAuthor Commented:
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.
David Johnson, CD, MVPConnect With a Mentor OwnerCommented:
If you want more than high priority updates then you have to go to 'windows update' / 'microsoft update' and select 'optional updates'

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BillDLConnect With a Mentor Commented:
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.
fcekAuthor Commented:
It took an age but eventually it started.

Thanks all
Thank you fcek
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