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Old 05-29-2008
Robert Aldwinckle
 

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Re: Windows update fails
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"Keith" <Keith@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:981E509E-286B-4805-B108-467E68994AF6@microsoft.com...
> When i click windows update i get the you need IE5 page but then when i
> emulate IE7 and install the add-on i get a white progress bar and nothing
> happens on the checking for the latest software for use with your computer
> screen i recently re-installed XP home SP2 after a variety of problems and
> when i shut down it comes up installing 83 updates but only does one and
> automatic updates fails installing every time so i need to use the site does
> anyone have any suggestions or



KB902093


> anything-i did have to install an update to
> get IE8 could that have anything to do with it



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Old 05-29-2008
Keith
 

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Re: Windows update fails
I've used IE tab in FF3 and the site fully works
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Old 05-29-2008
MowGreen [MVP]
 

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Re: Windows update fails
Keith wrote:

> I've used IE tab in FF3 and the site fully works


Yes it does.

> i recently re-installed XP home SP2 after a variety of problems and
>> when i shut down it comes up installing 83 updates but only does one and
>> automatic updates fails installing every time so i need to use the site does
>> anyone have any suggestions


If that was your post, please see:

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


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Old 05-29-2008
Robert Aldwinckle
 

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Re: Windows update fails
"Keith" <Keith@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> I've used IE tab in FF3 and the site fully works



Then you will have a good point of comparison in your WindowsUpdate.log analysis. ; }

BTW your argument does not address the most signficant part of your original symptom description

> when i shut down it comes up installing 83 updates but only does one
> and automatic updates fails installing every time


which has nothing to do with IE8 which is why I redirected this discussion to the WU NG.


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