Re: XP SP 2 updates not installing
Thanks, had the same problem and I searched a great deal today .
Reregistered as outline and Bingo, it worked like a charm--all 84 updates
> "JURBOP" <JURBOP@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hi;
> > I just recently re-installed Windows XP Home on my HP laptop and upgraded
> > that to Windows XP Professional, as trying to install Pro directly kept
> > coming up with a blue screen. My updates were working the entire time
> > after I
> > completed installing Home, then when I installed Pro, I can no longer get
> > updates, either PRIORITY or CUSTOM. When I do, the specs on the ready to
> > install page say: 79 updates, 0Kbs, 0 Min (Download; ready to install)
> > Estimated time at your connection speed; 0 Mins, (Download size(total)
> > 0Kb)Then I get: Some units were not Installed, The following updates were
> > not
> > installed-all 79. Why are all of the amounts reading 0??
> > Finally, I get:Problem: A problem on your computer is preventing updates
> > from being downloaded or installed
> > Solution: To fix the problem, try installing the updates
> > again. If that doesn't work, use the Troubleshooter to try solve the
> > problem.
> > I did those things with no results. I also ran Microsoft Genuine Advantage
> > Diagnostics and everything passed. Then I ran Registry Mechanic, and it
> > found
> > a number of problems that it corrected, but I still can't install any
> > Windows
> > updates. Please help. Thanks.
> Here's what worked for me, ALSO(got from attached site)
> Had success with this.
> I re-registered the Windows update dll as suggested by the following
> post from http://forums.vnunet.com/message.jspa?messageID=870658
> Try re-registering the windows update components. This may help fix a
> corrupt installer
> 1. Click on Start and Run,
> 2. Type "REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL" (without quotation marks) and press
> 3. Should get the message "DllRegisterServer in WUAPI.DLL succeeded"
> Click OK.
> 4. Repeat above for each of the following:
> REGSVR32 WUAUENG1.DLL
> REGSVR32 ATL.DLL
> REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL
> REGSVR32 WUCLTUI.DLL
> REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL
> REGSVR32 WUWEB.DLL
> REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL
> 5. Reboot
> Now try to install your updates.