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Re: Failed Updates

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Old 12-13-2007
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Re: Failed Updates
Hi Shenan, just wanted to say thanks for this. I also had a system problem
with XP and reinstalled from the original disc. After reinstall updates
wouldn't install. I spent ages on the support pages with no clues found. Your
fix worked a treat.


"Shenan Stanley" wrote:

> Scott wrote:
> > I had a major issue yesterday and had to run a repair install of the
> > operating system which now appears to be fine. Hopwever, when I run
> > Microsoft Update, the 78 updates fail to install. What do I need to
> > do to fix this? Regards

>
> Try this:
>
> Get Dial-a-Fix:
> http://wiki.djlizard.net/Dial-a-fix
>
> Use its options to fix:
> - Windows Installer
> - Windows Update
> - All the Registration Center options.
>
> Turn off the "Empty System32\Catroot 2"
> Do NOT do "Flush SoftwareDistribution".
>
> Then click "GO" and wait until it is done... Reboot may be needed.
>
> - Download/Install Windows Update v3.
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=91237
> (You may need to install it using the command line switch "/wuforce" right
> after an additional reboot - immediately after logging in.)
>
> - Download/Install the 927891 patch.
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...9-404327772E5A
>
> - Reboot.
>
> - Visit http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/ and scan for/install updates.
>
> - Come back and let us know how things went!
>
> --
> Shenan Stanley
> MS-MVP
> --
> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
>
>

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