Re: XP2 upgrades download but fail to install
[crossposted to WU newsgroup]
>> Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from
>> 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)
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>> peebs wrote:
>>> Some time ago I had to do a repair on my WinXP2. The repair seemed to go
>>> - all the usual functions worked. I have auto update switched on and
>>> that I was still getting updates as they were released. The other
>>> manually ran update and got 98 updates!! They all downloaded OK but when
>>> tried to install them I got a window listing ALL the updates and saying
>>> they could not be installed??
>>> I have a legit copy of XP and, prior to the crash, it has updated OK.
>>> every time I go to shut it down I get the message updates to install
>>> will shut down automatically after installation - or words to that
>>> Any help gratefully received.
> Many thanks - it looks like it is doing the trick.
YW & thanks for your feedback.