why has vista stopped automatic updates?

Vista will no longer automatically update. Nothing I've attempted works to fix the issue.

 

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Last updated November 11, 2019 Views 42,748 Applies to:
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(Last revised 4-23-2019)

The Vista Update Search issue gets triggered by applicability of at least one of the following updates for a given installation: KB4015195, KB3191203, KB3185911, KB3087039, KB4014661.

An installation can be made ineligible for the issue by manually preinstalling all applicable of the following:

KB4019204 (equivalent to KB4015195)    Download 32-bit         Download 64-bit

KB4012583 (equivalent to KB3191203)    Download 32-bit         Download 64-bit

KB3205638 (equivalent to KB3185911)    Download 32-bit         Download 64-bit

KB4015380 (equivalent to KB3203859,    Download 32-bit         Download 64-bit

         KB3164033, KB3140735 and KB3087039)

KB4018271 (IE 9 only; equivalent to         Download 32-bit         Download 64-bit   

                                       KB4014661)

Set automatic updates to "Never check for updates" and reboot prior to manual installation.

Regards, VZ

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