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Re: XP2 upgrades download but fail to install

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Old 04-18-2008
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Re: XP2 upgrades download but fail to install
[crossposted to WU newsgroup]

peebs 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
>>
>> 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
>> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>>
>> peebs wrote:
>>> Some time ago I had to do a repair on my WinXP2. The repair seemed to go
>>> OK
>>> - all the usual functions worked. I have auto update switched on and
>>> assumed
>>> that I was still getting updates as they were released. The other
>>> evening
>>> I
>>> manually ran update and got 98 updates!! They all downloaded OK but when
>>> I
>>> tried to install them I got a window listing ALL the updates and saying
>>> that
>>> they could not be installed??
>>> I have a legit copy of XP and, prior to the crash, it has updated OK.
>>> Now,
>>> every time I go to shut it down I get the message updates to install
>>> Windows
>>> will shut down automatically after installation - or words to that
>>> effect.
>>> Any help gratefully received.

>>

> Many thanks - it looks like it is doing the trick.
> Regards,


YW & thanks for your feedback.
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