Always state your full Windows version (e.g., WinXP SP3; Vista SP1) when
posting to this newsgroup, please. In this case, please state your IE
version if you're running WinXP.
0x8007f0ea - Failed to migrate dependent packages.
Is this a brand-new machine or a new machine for you?
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you perform a new Windows XP
installation or you repair a Windows XP installation [ignore the title if
running WinXP on a "new" machine]
Tip: Temporarily disable real-time protection by your anti-virus and/or
anti-spyware applications (e.g., CounterSpy, Spysweeper, Spybot, AVG
Anti-Spyware) and/or any third-party firewall (e.g., ZA) before attempting
to install the update(s). If you disable a third-party firewall, do NOT
connect to the internet without having the Windows Firewall enabled!
Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
Support for Windows Update:
For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in
the United States and in Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft
subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that are associated with
security updates. When you call, clearly state that your problem is related
to a Security Update and cite the update's KB number (e.g., KB953838).
LOOK!! => If your problem relates to a Cumulative Security Update for IE [it
does], call the above number and ask to be transferred to the Consumer IE7
queue (which is 47830).
For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary
for security update support issues, visit the International Support Web
For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through
your usual support contacts.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin; DTS-L.net
Uncle Ben wrote:
> Is there a way around this error? Just got a new notebook, downloaded and
> installed all available updates; but upon checking the update history, I
> that this one failed. I Google'd it last night, I can see that the error
> somewhat prevalent but haven't been able to pinpoint a solution for it.