failure to update


J

Jenna

Hi all,

I don't have a problem downloading updates,
but when I come to install them not many of them
are installing.
See below for a list of failed installations
any advice?


Security Update for Windows XP (KB928843)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB890859)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB944653)
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2008 (KB890830)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB914389)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB920683)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB908519)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (KB936782)
Update for Windows XP (KB894391)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB943055)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB935839)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB896428)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB913580)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB905749)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB908531)
Update for Windows XP (KB930916)
Update for Windows XP (KB916595)
Critical Update for Windows XP (KB886185)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB945553)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB943485)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB935840)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB920213)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB944338)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB938127)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB900725)
Update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (KB939683)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB948590)
Update for Windows Media Format 11 SDK for Windows XP (KB929399)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB888302)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB941568)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB918118)
Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB941202)
Update for Windows XP (KB922582)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB923191)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB901214)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB932168)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB905414)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB914388)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB919007)
Security Update for Windows XP with Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and 11
(KB941569)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB930178)
Update for Windows XP (KB942763)
Update for Windows XP (KB920872)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB926436)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB890046)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB918439)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB891781)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB920670)
Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB929123)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB925902)
Security Update for Windows Media Player Plug-in (KB911564)
Update for Windows XP (KB910437)
Security Update for Windows Media Player 6.4 (KB925398)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB896358)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB946026)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB941693)
Update for Windows XP (KB936357)
Update for Windows XP (KB927891)
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP (KB947864)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB941644)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB873339)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB931261)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB924270)
Update for Windows XP (KB900485)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB896423)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB924667)
Update for Windows XP (KB938828)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB911562)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB936021)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB911280)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB923980)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB893756)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB920685)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB933729)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB899591)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB901017)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB911927)
Update for Windows XP (KB935448)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB931784)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB928255)
Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP (KB948881)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB937894)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB923414)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB885836)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB885835)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB922819)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB943460)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB927802)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB927779)
 
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T

TaurArian

Hi Jenna, try this kb article (even if you haven't done a repair - ignore the title) -
common problem

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


--

TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2008 - Update Services
http://taurarian.mvps.org
======================================
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco


| Hi all,
|
| I don't have a problem downloading updates,
| but when I come to install them not many of them
| are installing.
| See below for a list of failed installations
| any advice?
|
|
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB928843)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB890859)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB944653)
| Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool - May 2008 (KB890830)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB914389)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB920683)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB908519)
| Security Update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (KB936782)
| Update for Windows XP (KB894391)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB943055)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB935839)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB896428)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB913580)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB905749)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB908531)
| Update for Windows XP (KB930916)
| Update for Windows XP (KB916595)
| Critical Update for Windows XP (KB886185)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB945553)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB943485)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB935840)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB920213)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB944338)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB938127)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB900725)
| Update for Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (KB939683)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB948590)
| Update for Windows Media Format 11 SDK for Windows XP (KB929399)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB888302)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB941568)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB918118)
| Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB941202)
| Update for Windows XP (KB922582)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB923191)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB901214)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB932168)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB905414)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB914388)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB919007)
| Security Update for Windows XP with Windows Media Format Runtime 9.5 and 11
| (KB941569)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB930178)
| Update for Windows XP (KB942763)
| Update for Windows XP (KB920872)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB926436)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB890046)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB918439)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB891781)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB920670)
| Cumulative Security Update for Outlook Express for Windows XP (KB929123)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB925902)
| Security Update for Windows Media Player Plug-in (KB911564)
| Update for Windows XP (KB910437)
| Security Update for Windows Media Player 6.4 (KB925398)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB896358)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB946026)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB941693)
| Update for Windows XP (KB936357)
| Update for Windows XP (KB927891)
| Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP (KB947864)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB941644)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB873339)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB931261)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB924270)
| Update for Windows XP (KB900485)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB896423)
| Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 (KB110806)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB924667)
| Update for Windows XP (KB938828)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB911562)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB936021)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB911280)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB923980)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB893756)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB920685)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB933729)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB899591)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB901017)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB911927)
| Update for Windows XP (KB935448)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB931784)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB928255)
| Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP (KB948881)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB937894)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB923414)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB885836)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB885835)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB922819)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB943460)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB927802)
| Security Update for Windows XP (KB927779)
|
| --
| everything happens for a reason just don''t ask me the reason.
 
M

mandywr

I have read the suggestions in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 but am
not sure how to proceed. My problem is that all the updates download but they
do not install. Should I
1. Install Service pack 3 before continueing or after doing the other steps.
viz
then 2.after SP 3 , register the Wups2.dll file in Windows by the suggested
procedure
then 3. re-download and install the Windows Update Agent [I must already
have it as the updates do download]. Do I need to uninstall it first? If so ,
how?
If I need it how do I find out which one of the 3 on offer I should use.
x86-based systems
x64-based systems
Itanium-based systems

Sorry to be thick but I am not very technically minded
 
T

TaurArian

Try re-registering the file as requested in the article.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144

If that doesn't work then proceed to downloading the WU client (no need to uninstall the
previous one)

How to Check Which Version of Windows You Are Running

1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. In the Run dialog box, type winver
3. Click OK.

A dialog box displays the version that you are running.


Once you get all the updates to install and everything is okay, then SP3 should be offered
in due course. Don't try and manually install it at this stage.

FYI -
Release notes for Windows XP Service Pack 3
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936929

The hard disk space requirements for Windows XP Service Pack 3
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947311

Steps to take before you install Windows XP Service Pack 3
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950717

Some third-party programs may experience a change in functionality after you install
Windows XP Service Pack 3
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947309

How to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322389


--

TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2009 - Update Services
http://taurarian.mvps.org
======================================
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco


|I have read the suggestions in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 but am
| not sure how to proceed. My problem is that all the updates download but they
| do not install. Should I
| 1. Install Service pack 3 before continueing or after doing the other steps.
| viz
| then 2.after SP 3 , register the Wups2.dll file in Windows by the suggested
| procedure
| then 3. re-download and install the Windows Update Agent [I must already
| have it as the updates do download]. Do I need to uninstall it first? If so ,
| how?
| If I need it how do I find out which one of the 3 on offer I should use.
| x86-based systems
| x64-based systems
| Itanium-based systems
|
| Sorry to be thick but I am not very technically minded
|
 
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L

LarryMc

I used the article for scenario #2 and IT WORKS!! I can now downloand AND
install updates. Thanks.
 

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