Overview. When installing Microsoft Updates in the XP, Windows Server , or Windows operating systems, a 0xA01AE error might. Did a re-install of Windows XP just now. Is the windows update site still working? Thank you. the updates? Does it do anything, or does it fail?. Free tech support from Microsoft fixed my Windows Update problem. The error message simply referred to "a problem on your computer". I have a Windows XP laptop that has stopped loading updates. 10 updates have failed and the update history box gives an error code of 0xf. Any idea. Windows Update has been broken for the last few days on Windows XP. As soon as IE8 loads the web page, it fails with error 0x When I try to update windows XP I am getting the following error: [Error number: 0xA] The website has encountered a problem and. Page 1 of 2 - Windows xp won't update - posted in Windows XP Home and Professional: I tried following Microsoft instructions to edit the. Windows XP. When you install updates from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site, you receive an error message that states that the update.