Vista windows updates quit updating
Monthly updates check weekly and notify you within 30 days that an update is available, however, if an update is considered critical you are notified within a week of its release.
From the Java Control Panel Update tab, you can manually check for an update any time by clicking on the Update Now button located at the bottom of the Update tab on the Java Control Panel.
Additionally, you'll need a USB flash drive with 8GB of storage to create a bootable media.Futhermore, it's only a temporary solution; most likely the issue will appear again with the next Patchday.Further to your question about running Windows Update from the command prompt, e Pandit's response in the thread Can I Invoke Windows Update from the Command Line might be helpful. in an elevated command prompt on my Vista machine but couldn't get any built-in help documentation to confirm that the /detectnow and /updatenow switches are valid, but I believe the commands suggested by e Pandit should also work with Vista.When a new version is found we ask your permission to upgrade your Java installation.You can schedule how often to check for updates, or check manually at any time.