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Windows automatic updates

Joined
Jan 26, 2007
Messages
13
PC Experience
Some Experience
Operating System
Windows XP - Media Center Edition
#1
Hey I have an issue which is driving me around the bend......
I have a packard bell ixtreme 1210.

Using windows xp media centre edidtion 2004
2gig ram
ati x1950xt his graphics
soundblaster audigy 2
pentium d 3ghz cpu
Service pack 2.

I recently did an update and one of the updates fails to install.
1 start install get a box automatic updates
2 install iniatlises
3 installing.....
4 after 30-40 seconds
5 some updates could not be installed
6 the following updates where not installed - Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 1.1 Service Pack 1 (KB928366)
7 I get the yellow shield icon stating the this update is ready to install.
8 If i install again i get the same proccess...and the yellow shield icon puts up every 15 seconds or so...

If anyone has any suggestions id be happy to try em out.
thanks
 

danzil

FPCH Member
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Jun 29, 2007
Messages
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Location
Gloucestershire
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#2
try manually downloading it from
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...4f-088e-40b2-bbdb-a83353618b38&displaylang=en
then installing it,if that doesnt work then
stop the windows update services. (right click my computer>manage>services)
then rename the "software distribution folder this is found in c:\windows\software distribution.rename it to softwaredistributionold or similar.
then restart the windows update service.reboot your pc and then re update your machine
give those a try
 

danzil

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Messages
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Gloucestershire
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#4
excellent ravingborde.
well done mate.
should you have any other question please post back.
kind regards
danzil
 

maynardvdm

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South Africa
#5
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