Re: Updates not installed
"DG" <DG@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I think I've got it fixed.
> Immediately after completing the Windows restore I was not able to update
> anything. In fact IE6, present because of completing the Windows restore,
> was not working so I could not even start the update application.
> Automatic Update was on and it kept reporting that the install of
> "WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x86.exe" failed.
> So I then downloaded from the MS Download site
> "WindowsInstaller-KB893803-v2-x86.exe" and that installed. I then
> IE7 from MS Download, installed that, and that got IE working again.
> Auto update and IE both could download "Windows Genuine Advantage
> Tool(KB892130)" but neither could install it. Always got the message
> updates not installed" which was what caused me to start this thread.
> Based on advice in another thread in this forum I completed a forced
> of WindowsUpdateAgent 3.0 using the /wuforce option. I did this from a
> command window. I then rebooted, ran IE7, and then Windows Update. I
> to install Microsoft Update which then downloaded and installed Windows
> Genuine Advantage Tool(KB892130). Both installed with success. I then
> Windows Update from IE7 and succeed in getting +80 uodates.
> So far so good.
> "DG" wrote:
>> Yesterday I had to recover from a crash by running the Windows repair
>> I'm using Windows XY SP2. Now when I run Windows Update the updates
>> download and attempt to install but then I get a message "Some updates
>> installed". Actually, none of the updates are installing. Any help on
>> fixing this will be much appreciated.
Well done - I always get them from the KB site - appears the safest way
Thank you for letting the group know and the method.