Re: 0 KB update and failure
Wow, I've become a computer programmer in one hour. I didn't think any of
this jargon would be any use to me but here I am, downloading my updates.
Thank you all very much.
> Had same problem. What I did was:
> 1. Stopped SERVICES.MSC Automatic Updates and BITS
> 2. Removed C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log
> 3. Removed C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder
> 4. Re-Register C:\Windows\system32\muweb.dll, as well as all associated
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wuapi.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wuaueng.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wuaueng1.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wuauserv.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wucltui.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wups.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wups2.dll
> regsvr32 /s c:\windows\system32\wuweb.dll
> 5. Cleaned out C:\Windows\Temp folder
> 6. Cleaned out Temporary Internet Files
> 7. Turned off Control Panel | Automatic Updates
> 8. Restarted SERVICES.MSC Automatic Updates and BITS services
> Performed Microsoft Update.
> Waited quite a while ... monitor
> C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\DataStor e.edb file. Should grow
> to about 11-12MB.
> Remember to turn Control Panel | Automatic Updates back on when done.
> "dsom" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> news:firstname.lastname@example.org oups.com...
> > All my computers show this as the first update:
> > Security Update for Windows XP (KB921883)
> > Download size: 0 KB , 0 minutes
> > A security issue has been identified in the Server service that could
> > allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain
> > control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this
> > update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to
> > restart your computer. Details...
> > Addresses a critical security problem
> > Installing it causes the rest of the updates to fail. I was able to
> > install them all manually but I suspect WindowsUpdate is now damaged on
> > my system.
> > I uninstalled the update with add/remove programs and all updates still
> > failed. I system restored to two days ago and all updates still
> > failed. I rebuilt CatRoot2 and all updates still fail. I am open to
> > suggestions