Re: Windows updates won't install
Yes: Start a new thread about /your/ problem, please.
IT Inept wrote:
> I have Vista - not XP - but I have the same problem. Any suggestions?
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>> Zach wrote:
>>> For the past two or three weeks I've been having a problem with the
>>> online updates downloading to my computer but the installation fails
>>> everytime. In order to get any security or optional updates to install,
>>> I have to download them manually from the MS website and install from
>>> there by double-clicking the file. I've tried looking at the
>>> "troubleshooting" guides but they're next to worthless as not many deal
>>> with my particular problem. I've followed the directions of the two
>>> that did have possible solutions (i.e. change internet settings in
>>> Explorers security section) but it didn't pan out.
>>> Anyone have a clue what could be blocking the updates from installing?
>>> They download fine but that's the extent of it. Also, does anyone here
>>> know the directory where the updates are downloaded to? Maybe I can
>>> come up with something from that angle. Thanks for any help with this.
>>> PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
>>>> CrystalBallÂ© sez...
>>>> 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
>>> You da man, er, Bear! Downloaded the repair file for the update and now
>>> it works like a charm again. Thanks!
>> Your're most welcome. My CrystalBallÂ© and I thank you for your feedback.
>> ~PA Bear