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August 2008 Blog Posts

How I solved a Windows Update failure

I installed Windows XP SP2 on a Virtual PC drive and ran Windows Update. It wanted to immediately update to SP3 but the update failed so I downloaded SP3 and installed it manually. Then Windows Update wanted to do 18 more updates but they also failed. The error was: Problem: A problem on your computer is preventing updates from being downloaded or installed There was no error code number. I ran across a posting with a solution. I copied these statements into the clipboard and then pasted them into a command prompt window. A bunch of "Succeeded" popups displayed and I OK'd them....

posted @ Wednesday, August 13, 2008 12:00 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Personal ]

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