Windows XP mode sticks on “Checking for the latest updates for your computer” forever

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I have just installed Windows XP mode in Windows 7 Pro. When I try to update it it just sits looking for updates. I've left it there for at least two hours with no change.

I have tried everything here –

I have tried using the update site again using IE8.

It just stays on 'Checking for the latest updates for your computer' indefinitely.

Is updating the OS supposed to work in XP Mode?

Best Answer

Does installing this before running WindowsUpdate on Internet Explorer 8 work?

If not uninstall XPMode and reinstall it without being connected to Internet.

Choose Do not do automatic updates

Next install this:

Than reconnect to Internet and try updating.