"bb", we're only volunteers here and not employed by MS.
Suggest you continue your incident report with MS as anything suggested here would only
Thank you. Have a good day.
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Update Services
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
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"bb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| I HAVE BEEN IN COMMUNICATION WITH MS sending them windowupdate.log files,
| system .nfo files and re-registering DLLs, and nothing they are telling me is
| helping. I am seeing ALOT of posts re this problem, so you do not have to
| tell me I am scaring people. They are seeing my total setup on my machine as
| well as when those updates are failing.
| As far as that sound driver, it is usually INCLUDED WITH THE WINDOWS UPDATE.
| Maybe you should compile a listing of posts re June 2008 update problems
| because there are many.
| I have Rename the temporary folder of Windows Update, Disable the software
| that can affect Windows Update, re registered DLLS, ensured AUTO update was
| started, ensured bits was started, all after they looked at my log files
| which had errors
| 80080005 and later 0x80246008.
| Lastly, this happened when the latest downloads were automatically
| attempting to download/install on my machine.
| You guys just fling stuff right back at users with legitimate questions
| sometimes with no sure answer...Yes, this is frustrating and I told you in
| the FIRST PLACE i was in contact with MS to no avail.
| "Shenan Stanley" wrote:
| > bb wrote:
| > > Have XP home SP3. When trying to get auto updates, nothing
| > > happens, machine just sits here, eventually I get failure msgs in
| > > the popup.
| > >
| > > I have entered an issue with MICROSOFT, but nothing is helping that
| > > they are suggesting. Re-registering, stop 3rd party software, etc.
| > > I THINK IT IS SOMETHING WITH SP3... My sound card is also been
| > > afftected... So, my advice would be for all to go to enter issues
| > > with MS so they will addresss it!!!!!!!!! I have been working on
| > > this since last week to no avail !!!!!
| > I'm sorry. Your message seems to say, "I did stuff... Installed SP3...
| > Failure messages... Stuff, blah blah... Sound card issues..."
| > Can you be more specific - detailed - with your posting? Recall that at
| > this point in time only you can see your computer screen and the messages
| > that fly across it. Only you know what you did and what order you did it
| > in. Only you know what your computer specifications (make/model, CPU type,
| > amount of memory, amount of free drive space on C:, etc...) are. Only you
| > know what the exact messages that pop up are. Only you know what "... sound
| > card is also been affected ..." means.
| > Could you give as much detail as possible - unless your purpose is to
| > present FUD and scare people into sending messages to Microsoft with as
| > little detail as plausible for it to still be considered an email? ;-)
| > Given that - I truly do feel your frustration - and see it here every day.
| > What you need to do now is figure out what - with your particular machine -
| > is causing the issue. Luckily - there are some common issues and known ways
| > around them - I will give you those - and for the less common - there is
| > FREE support from Microsoft until April 2009 for SP3 installation
| > troubles...
| > A place to get FREE support for SP3 installation issues *from Microsoft*...
| > http://support.microsoft.com/oas/def...3&gprid=522131
| > Windows XP Service Pack 3 - ISO-9660 CD Image File
| > Windows XP Service Pack 3 Network Installation Package for IT Professionals
| > and Developers
| > WinXP SP3 - Read all prerequisites for a successful installation
| > Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3
| > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950717
| > Release Notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3
| > Key things to note:
| > Internet Explorer:
| > "If you have installed Windows Internet Explorer« 7 or a beta version of
| > Internet Explorer 8, and then install Windows XP SP3, you cannot uninstall
| > Internet Explorer. To avoid this, ensure Internet Explorer 7 or a beta
| > version of Internet Explorer 8 is not installed before installing Windows XP
| > SP3. If you have already encountered this issue, uninstall Windows XP SP3,
| > uninstall Internet Explorer, and then reinstall Windows XP SP3."
| > Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002:
| > "If you install Windows XP SP3 on a computer running Windows XP Media Center
| > Edition 2002 with SP1, Windows XP Media Center Edition may malfunction. To
| > avoid this, install Windows XP SP2 before you install Windows XP SP3. If
| > this issue has already occurred, uninstall Windows XP SP3, install Windows
| > XP SP2, and then reinstall Windows XP SP3."
| > It seems some people are unable to get further updates after installing
| > SP3... Seems some have experienced a symptom similar to doing a repair
| > installation on Windows XP - and the same fix seems to work for them for
| > that...
| > 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
| > Some people experience an "endless reboot" issue...
| > From PA Bear [MS MVP]:
| > Workarounds:
| > [NB: The above has been updated many times and now includes "a small tool
| > that will detect the IntelPPM problem and mitigate it before installing
| > [WinXP SP3]."
| > 1. Boot into Safe Mode and rename INTELPMM.SYS to INTELPMM.OLD.
| > 2. After booting into Safe Mode:
| > Start --> Run --> (copy/paste)
| > sc config intelppm start= disabled
| > --> OK --> Reboot into normal (Windows) mode.
| > Other references include:
| > .. http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?p=187790#p187790
| > ..
| > .. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05...boots_crashes/
| > ..
| > .. You receive a "Stop 0x0000007E" error message after you upgrade to Windows
| > XP Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3 on a non-Intel-processor-based computer
| > (Revised 06 May-08)
| > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888372
| > Some people have gotten an "Access Denied" message when trying to install
| > SP3... Method 3 of this article:
| > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949377
| > Beyond that - some simple maintenance might be needed - like installing the
| > latest sound card drivers from your hardware vendor...
| > --
| > Shenan Stanley
| > MS-MVP
| > --
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