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RE: automatic updates fail to install

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Old 12-12-2007
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RE: automatic updates fail to install
This is definitely THE solution and should be sticky.

Nice work and thanks a lot!

"fnlvn2" wrote:

> I have a probable solution. I'm not on a network so things may be a little
> different and therefore may not work the same. In my case I have multiple
> systems on multiple hard drives and have the following problems on all. If I
> do a repair installation I can never get the windows updates. They
> download, but fail to install. To repair this problem the dll files
> associated with the windows update program have to be registered. To do this
> you'll need to run regsvr32. Go start then run:
> regsvr32 wuapi.dll
> regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
> regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll
> regsvr32 wucltui.dll
> regsvr32 wups.dll
> regsvr32 wups2.dll
> regsvr32 wuweb.dll
>
> If networked machines operate under the same principles as stand alone
> machines, this will be the solution to your problem
>
> "mfruech" wrote:
>
> > I have had to reinstall winXP Pro on two machines on my network recently. On
> > both machines, after the reinstall was complete, I rebooted and logged into
> > the network without any problems. Windowsupdate immediately found 1 update to
> > install. I believe it was Windows Installer 3.0. It installed without any
> > problems. After a reboot, Windowsupdate found around 50 new updates to
> > install, but no matter what I try it fails every time.
> > Here is a portion of my windowsupdate.log file.
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:34:000 816 dec Handler Attempting to create remote handler
> > process as MHS_SPECTRUM_SE\Mike in session 0
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:36:781 3696 e74 Misc =========== Logging initialized
> > (build: 7.0.6000.374, tz: -0500) ===========
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:36:781 3696 e74 Misc = Process:
> > C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:36:781 3696 e74 AUClnt FATAL: Error: 0x80004002. wuauclt
> > handler: failed to spawn COM server
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:36:875 816 dec Handler FATAL: 0x80004002: ERROR: Remote
> > update handler container process created (PID: 3696), but exited before
> > signaling event
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 dec Agent * WARNING: Exit code = 0x80004002
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 dec Agent *********
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 dec Agent ** END ** Agent: Installing
> > updates [CallerId = AutomaticUpdates]
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 dec Agent *************
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 dec Agent WARNING: WU client failed installing
> > updates with error 0x80004002
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 32c AU >>## RESUMED ## AU: Installing update
> > [UpdateId = {707E6500-81C1-4165-8C43-631E09891716}]
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 32c AU # WARNING: Install skipped
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 32c AU >>## RESUMED ## AU: Installing update
> > [UpdateId = {9785760A-3232-40E0-8F2A-03FB932BF3CA}]
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 32c AU # WARNING: Install skipped
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 32c AU >>## RESUMED ## AU: Installing update
> > [UpdateId = {E2E1C013-B99A-4683-921C-B99663F3F8ED}]
> > 2007-07-24 09:20:38:968 816 32c AU # WARNING: Install skipped
> >
> > Anyone have any ideas how I can make this work again? Thanks...
> >
> > Mike

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