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Recent Comments kukrapox on My TortoiseSVN icon overlays h…Eljay on What does Microsoft use for so…galdor on MySQL: stored procedure not…Glen Turner on Kyocera FS-1350DN error…Signer Upper on UdpClient - Getting I have a 2nd laptop, an Acer Aspire 5672 WLMI and tried to bring all its updates current also. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. After restarting I did find that SP3 installed normally and updates were still available to be downloaded and installed. check over here

Thanx Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,716 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:06:47 PM Posted www.mypchealth.co.uk Wednesday, November 17, 2010 10:20 AM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote Just a quick note that may help you guys.. It was taking 10-15 minutes per hotfix, though! On the Dell though, I had already updated to Internet Explorer 8 and the website had mentioned something about not having 8 installed. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/d0f52410-d99c-42d2-95c4-2a75fb64e692/service-pack-3-installation-freezes-at-performing-cleanup?forum=itproxpsp

When the progress bar isnt moving one tends to think that nothing is really happening if it goes like that for quite a while. Its title is "Installing Updates" Its Installation Status: says Downloading Windows Service pack 3 (KB936929)(update 1 of 1)...done! The conditions I described above remain.

Some antivirus services will restart after you kill them, so you'll have to go to Services (under Control Panel:Administrative Tools) to actually stop them. This solution also worked for me on Windows XP Home Edition w/SP2. Wednesday, August 24, 2011 6:22 AM Reply | Quote 3 Sign in to vote Same problem here. It is continuing to post new entries in the event viewer that new hotfixes have been installed.

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If you meet the system requirements, it is strongly recommended that users make the move to a modern operating system such as Windows 7 or Windows 8 by then. High Performance Workstation PC » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. End Process5. Get the answer doncjacob60477Aug 8, 2013, 4:40 AM frustrated00001 said: Computer hangs on 'Preforming cleanup' during 'Finishing installation' of SP3 in Windows XP Pro.

I made a new boot disk backup. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-windows-xp-sp3-stalls-during-cleanup-280373.html You should do this for the master task, and if you're feeling bold, for each child task as it spawns. 2) Sort the processes by "Mem Usage", and Google the names glad it helped you. Just wait it out.

All rights reserved.Newsletter|Contact Us|Privacy Statement|Terms of Use|Trademarks|Site Feedback System Administration Miscellaneous Networking Graphic & Web Design Programming Home Computer questions About Me Contact Select Page Windows XP SP3 stuck on http://tcdownload.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-dns-bug.html So, the installation was progressing. The install completed successfully. Wait or find something else to do while the process is running as in less than optimal conditions, it will take a while so find a good movie or hug your

After experiencing this myself on several computers, I got curious and somehow ended up looking up all the system restore points. So far I have not seen other problems. « Internet Explorer cannot display page | Temp Stop programs loading in windows » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New http://tcdownload.org/windows-xp/r-i-p-windows-xp.html Monday, April 26, 2010 5:50 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem today with the "performing cleanup" hang.

Saturday, August 28, 2010 1:03 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thanks for this tip. I will also add the fact that doing what those people say can cause future software installations to fail, as they might see your computer still running SP2 and not SP3 Then plug all your USB devices back in and they will all work perfectly, provided that they are all XPSP3 compatible, which these days, they all are.

Log files can be found in your C:\Windows (if you have C: as root drive for your Windows installation), usually with the names of the patches, security patches, hot-fixes or any other related

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 4.8/5 (6 votes cast)Windows XP SP3 stuck on performing cleanup, 4.8 out of 5 based on 6 ratings Share: PreviousMake table of contents in Word using heading styles Double-clicking a post will show you the details, and it should say something like "Windows XP Hotfix KB(numbers) was installed." In addition to watching the event posts, you can also monitor Start Task Manager2. Safe mode hangs solved How to Install Tablet or MCE on XP Pro SP3?

If it’s the installation itself, one of the best solutions (as seen here) is to:1. I'm going to summarize them all here. I Googled and found this thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/itproxpsp/thread/fd539a17-41b9-4662-84ea-1aef8788b42e/ I followed the advice in the Friday, August 22, 2008 8:09 AM post made by "FrontierDK" and it worked for me. have a peek at these guys James Back to top #7 jabroy jabroy Topic Starter Members 23 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Southern Cal Local time:04:47 PM Posted 26 June 2009 - 08:06 AM Thank you Techextreme!

July 20, 2015 5 Comments Mike Kearney on September 8, 2015 at 7:16 pm Great help. Speeding it Up I don't know how many hotfixes there are for you, but for me it was 68. Probably when the “performing cleanup” step is successfully completed it adds a registry key or some parameter somewhere that these programs ask for it, they search them, and when not found I have three other desktop machines all running XP pro and have been able to successfully install the Service pack 3 update on these.

It looks like its about 90% complete but won't go any further. When I restart every thing is okay. On both laptop machines, the My Computer properties tab still say Service Pack 2. Go through the same update procedure and once you get to the "performing cleanup" freeze, just call up the Task Manager to stop it.

It seems that one of the hotfix installers got hung up. The process hangs with the 2nd of two windows saying "Software Update Installation Wizard" box still up on the screen. Join 30 other subscribers Email Address Theme by Elegant Themes Powered by WordPress © 2012-2014 compinfopro.com | All rights reserved. When you display the same "performing cleanup" message for hours, it is natural to assume that it is stuck/hung, so it is natural for the frustrated user to do the wrong

so bite the bullet and upgrade.Cheers Best answer WinOutreach6Aug 6, 2013, 4:44 PM Frustrated00001,Assuming you’ve already tried disabling your antivirus and antispyware applications, is it the Service Pack 3 installation that I'm not sure if there's a safe way to restart during this process, although some in this thread have suggested clicking Shut Down and letting the installer figure out that it's Back to top #6 jabroy jabroy Topic Starter Members 23 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Southern Cal Local time:04:47 PM Posted 24 June 2009 - 10:43 PM Hi, I take that back. Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #3 jabroy jabroy Topic Starter Members 23

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are I knew there'd be a log file somewhere and as long as this showed that the installation was progressing then it'd be best to leave it to complete not matter how You will see the names with a .log or .txt extension if you order all the files in there by date and hour. kolegium jezuickiego, ufundowanego przez cesarza Leopolda I, zosta?

I'm going to summarize them all here.

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