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Old 12-26-2007
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Re: All Windows Updates Fail Install After Apparent Successful Downloa
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP
installation:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144

Reply crossposted to Windows Update-specific newsgroup:
news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsof....windowsupdate
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)

Susan wrote:
> With SP 2 and all updates installed and current in XP Professional I was
> advised to attempt a Repair of the OS in order to fix an unrelated
> problem--loss of power management schemes and functionality. The OS
> Repair
> failed to fix the problem and created a new worse problem to resolve now.
>
> Windows Updated and some 90 updates ready for me to install--including
> security to program introductions such as IE7--all created from
> "Repairing"
> the OS. I can install these updates from just 1 at a time to any number
> and
> they initialize, and download but they all fail to install. Instead it
> appears to abort after all the downloads are made with a message that the
> updates failed to install. History doesn't show them as a success or
> failure.
>
> I suspect there is something I need to delete somewhere in order for these
> updates to be accepted and/or something needs to be deleted in the
> Registry
> or elsewhere so Windows or Microsoft Update to correctly read what really
> needs to be updated--are there really around 90 files that need to updated
> again after repairing when they were once all installed?
>
> Please help resolve this. I'm really not in any mood to do a clean
> install
> at this point if files could be deleted or a Registry (RegEdit) entry
> edited
> or deleted.
>
> Thank you.


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Old 12-28-2007
Susan
 

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Re: All Windows Updates Fail Install After Apparent Successful Dow
Thank you so much... This resolution was perfect.
--
~Susan~


"PA Bear" wrote:

> Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
> Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP
> installation:
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144
>
> Reply crossposted to Windows Update-specific newsgroup:
> news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsof....windowsupdate
> --
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)

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Old 12-28-2007
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Re: All Windows Updates Fail Install After Apparent Successful Dow
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Susan wrote:
> Thank you so much... This resolution was perfect.
>
>> Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from
>> Microsoft
>> Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP
>> installation:
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144
>>
>> Reply crossposted to Windows Update-specific newsgroup:
>> news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsof....windowsupdate
>> --
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)


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