Consider you are using Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition. You successfully access the Windows Update Web site or the Microsoft Update Web site, scan for available updates, and select updates to install. However, when you click Download and install, the progress bar never progresses and stops responding at 0 percent. If you are usng different operating system, try the methods in "More Information" Section.
Method 1: Reset Windows Update components and then try updating your computer
To reset the Windows Update components automatically, click the
button or link. Click
dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Note this Fix it Solution has two modes Default and Aggressive. You should run the Fix it solution in Default mode and determine whether it resolves your problem with Windows Update before you ru it in Aggressive mode.
Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note if you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD and then run it on the computer that has the problem.
For more information about how to reset Windows Update components, visit the following Microsoft Website: