Re: Windows XP Home fails to apply updates
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP
NB: Also applies to clean installs, upgrade installs, and Recovery installs.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> My Dad has a Dell with XP Home and he had to Repair the OS because of
> of files he may have deleted by accident.
> The fix went well with help from Dell, and everything worked except I
> noticed he kept getting a yellow shield stating that there were updates
> downloaded and ready to install.
> O.K., I went to the icon and chose all updates (91) to be installed.
> It started the process (Updates were already downloaded) and then all of a
> sudden it stopped and said that all updates failed. In my haste I forgot
> write the code error but it was something like Xoooe5 or something like
> that. I did try to do a single update install also with the same result.
> Should something stop the updates?
> The system has SP2, and it is a legal version. (I did verify it)
> Any ideas??