kb885836 is not from this month's update :
kb885836 is 3 years old !
Please provide more further information -
On the WU Website, select your history of updates - now click on failed update (red mark)
and see if there is an error code.
If there is an error code, write it down and post back or in the alternative, do a search
for the error code.
Reference articles -
How to troubleshoot common Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server Update
Services installation issues
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft Update, or by
using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP installation
You Cannot Install Some Updates or Programs
You cannot install updates that you download from the Windows Update Web site on a Windows
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"Geoplay" <Geoplay@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
| When I tried to install this update from y]this month's updates, it would not
| take, and when I examined why, I got a message that I was denied access. As I
| am the only user, and therefore have admin rights, I don't understand why. Is
| it perhaps necessary to change or add a registry key entry? Asolution would
| be very much appreciated.