WIndows updates

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Microsoft Windows XP
Windows Security
Windows XP Security
Windows Updates will download, but they will not install. It goes through the process, but it sends back and error that the updates failed to install. Then it goes back through the process again and again only to fail each time. How can I make the updates install?

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What update are you trying to install which fails? All the patches write log files. What information is provided about the failure? What ever is causing the failure needs to be corrected so that the update can run.

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Check these MS KB pages:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906602

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914224/en-us

I’ve used “Dial-a-Fix” availible here:

http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4899.html

To fix a similar problem
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There is a knowledge base document that has worked for me. Method 1 has been very successful.
See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144

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