Windows and Microsoft Updates
I've put together some common error codes and some general information which may be of assistance.
For issues with .NET Framework [click here]
Look up an error message:
Microsoft Fix it Solution Center:
Microsoft Windows Update support incident request:
Support for Windows Update:
How to configure and use Automatic Updates in Windows
Windows Update and Automatic Reboots
Where you can get updates to manually install -
Security updates are available on ISO-9660 CD image files from the Microsoft Download Center
You can also download individual updates from the Catalog and save to be installed later.
Click Add button for each update you want to download. Once you have what you want, Click the “Go To Download Basket” link. Type in or browse to the location where you want the updates saved to and then Click the “Download Now” button.
Once downloaded, you can then burn them to CD.
How to download updates and drivers from the Windows Update Catalog or from the Microsoft Update Catalog
Microsoft bulletin summary for the updates for the current month:
Search the Knowledge Base
Search for a Download
For the MS Blog : http://blogs.technet.com/mu/
Product Life Cycles: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/products/lifecycle