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Old 15-08-2008
dellinspiron8600winxp001
 
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Fails to install updates winxp

my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for each of
the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP (KB951066)
>Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
>security update for windows XP (KB952954)
>Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP (KB953838)
>security update for windows XP (KB950974)
>update for windows xp (KB951072)
>update for windows xp (KB952287)
>cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp (KB953839)
>update for windows XP (KB951978)

i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx

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Old 15-08-2008
Engel
 
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RE: Fails to install updates winxp

For XP they are 2 o 3 solutions, here is two of them Dial-ª-Fix

Go ahead and download Dial-ª-Fix.
<http://wiki.djlizard.net/Dial-a-fix>

Scroll down about 2/3 of the way to Download Dial-ª-fix

Click the Double green checkmark and click Go.

After it has finished, Reboot

Try Windows Update and see if you can get your updates installed.

OR

You might want to try Eddie Bowers tool:
<www.codeplex.com/aureset>

Let us know what hªppens.
-=-


"dellinspiron8600winxp001" wrote:

> my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
> install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for each of
> the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP (KB951066)
> >Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
> >security update for windows XP (KB952954)
> >Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP (KB953838)
> >security update for windows XP (KB950974)
> >update for windows xp (KB951072)
> >update for windows xp (KB952287)
> >cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp (KB953839)
> >update for windows XP (KB951978)

> i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx

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Old 15-08-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
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Re: Fails to install updates winxp

CrystalBall© sez...

Error message when you try to install updates by using the Windows Update or
Microsoft Update Web site: "0x80080008"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956703

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
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144

NB: Ignore the titles, if necessary; also applies to Upgrade installs, and
Recovery installs.
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/


dellinspiron8600winxp001 wrote:
> my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
> install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for each
> of
> the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP
> (KB951066)
>> Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
>> security update for windows XP (KB952954)
>> Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP
>> (KB953838) security update for windows XP (KB950974)
>> update for windows xp (KB951072)
>> update for windows xp (KB952287)
>> cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp (KB953839)
>> update for windows XP (KB951978)

> i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx


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Old 15-08-2008
mikec27634
 
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RE: Fails to install updates winxp

Whilst I had no update problems with SP3 on my UMPC I have had all updates
fail indicating a Windows problem specific to my Dell XPS machine following
my repair to Windows followed by applying SP3.
I used the http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 link & Method 1 suggested
by PA Bear to register Wups2.dll. Restarting Windows update showed all 12
upgrades that have persistantly failed for the last 4 weeks. Clicking Install
they went through perfectly.
Hope this works for you.

MikeC


"dellinspiron8600winxp001" wrote:

> my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
> install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for each of
> the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP (KB951066)
> >Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
> >security update for windows XP (KB952954)
> >Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP (KB953838)
> >security update for windows XP (KB950974)
> >update for windows xp (KB951072)
> >update for windows xp (KB952287)
> >cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp (KB953839)
> >update for windows XP (KB951978)

> i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx

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Old 15-08-2008
MyTimeIsValuableToMe
 
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RE: Fails to install updates winxp

I have had problems installing SP3 on my HP AMD Athalon computer. I have
worked day and night into the wee hours trying to undo all the damage. This
began on a Monday. On Thursday, I received an email newsgram from HP (I
signed up for them when I purchased my machine) saying the following:

CAUTION: If you have an HP Pavilion, HP Media Center or Compaq Presario
desktop computer that has an AMD processor, your PC might encounter a startup
problem after installing SP3 (or SP3 will not download from Windows Update).
Before attempting to install SP3, install sp37394 - Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Upgrade Utility for systems with AMD processors .

It would be nice if these companies (Microsoft, Hewlett Packard in this
case) would talk to each other so that they can let us know when their
products won't be compatible. But what do they care as long as we keep
forking out the dough.

I see that there is no loss of interest on this website. Even the Microsoft
agent I contacted seemed at a loss with the symptoms my computer was having.
I thought I had a virus. I don't. Some other posters here mentioned getting
a Mac. I'm on my 3rd PC and a Mac is starting to sound worthy of trying out
because these time-consuming headaches (remember, computers are supposed to
save us time) are getting to be a burden. By the time you weed through all
the "help" you can't see straight. It's just too much information. Computers
shouldn't be this complicated. Remember typewriters? Yeah, I long for those
days again.

What do you get for posting your frustrations/questions? You get smart-ass
remarks and disrespect from people who don't understand what you've been
through because they have had the computer training that the average person
has not. They add insult to injury. They should be ashamed of themselves.

"mikec27634" wrote:

> Whilst I had no update problems with SP3 on my UMPC I have had all updates
> fail indicating a Windows problem specific to my Dell XPS machine following
> my repair to Windows followed by applying SP3.
> I used the http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 link & Method 1 suggested
> by PA Bear to register Wups2.dll. Restarting Windows update showed all 12
> upgrades that have persistantly failed for the last 4 weeks. Clicking Install
> they went through perfectly.
> Hope this works for you.
>
> MikeC
>
>
> "dellinspiron8600winxp001" wrote:
>
> > my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
> > install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for each of
> > the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP (KB951066)
> > >Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
> > >security update for windows XP (KB952954)
> > >Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP (KB953838)
> > >security update for windows XP (KB950974)
> > >update for windows xp (KB951072)
> > >update for windows xp (KB952287)
> > >cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp (KB953839)
> > >update for windows XP (KB951978)

> > i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx

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Old 16-08-2008
dddavis1954
 
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RE: KB951978 Fails to install updates win xp sp3

KB951978 is only for computers with VBSCRIPT installed.
Windows update should not try to install KB951978 if VBSCRIPT is not
installed but it does.
if you try to manually install KB951978 and get a 2 error messages about
scrrun.dll
try installng VBSCRIPT 5.6 for windowsxp the script folder wil be created
and the update will work.

--
Dan


"dellinspiron8600winxp001" wrote:

> my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
> install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for each of
> the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP (KB951066)
> >Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
> >security update for windows XP (KB952954)
> >Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP (KB953838)
> >security update for windows XP (KB950974)
> >update for windows xp (KB951072)
> >update for windows xp (KB952287)
> >cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp (KB953839)
> >update for windows XP (KB951978)

> i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx

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  #7  
Old 16-08-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
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Re: Fails to install updates winxp

> It would be nice if these companies (Microsoft, Hewlett Packard in this
> case) would talk to each other so that they can let us know when their
> products won't be compatible...


• You receive a “Stop 0x0000007E” error message after you upgrade to Windows
XP Service Pack 2 or Service Pack 3 on a non-Intel-processor-based computer
(Revised 06 May-08)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/888372

• Error message after you upgrade a computer that uses a processor other
than an Intel processor to Windows XP Service Pack 2 or to Windows XP
Service Pack 3: "STOP: 0x0000007E":
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953356

• HP and Compaq Desktop PCs: Computer Restarts after Displaying Stop Error
0x0000007E [after installing WinXP SP3]
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/g...en&lc=en&cc=us

• Microsoft Windows XP SP3 Upgrade Utility for systems with AMD processors:
Go to www.hp.com | Search for "sp37394.exe" (w/out quotes) | Should take you
to this download page:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/g...reg_R1002_USEN
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/


MyTimeIsValuableToMe wrote:
> I have had problems installing SP3 on my HP AMD Athalon computer. I have
> worked day and night into the wee hours trying to undo all the damage.
> This
> began on a Monday. On Thursday, I received an email newsgram from HP (I
> signed up for them when I purchased my machine) saying the following:
>
> CAUTION: If you have an HP Pavilion, HP Media Center or Compaq Presario
> desktop computer that has an AMD processor, your PC might encounter a
> startup problem after installing SP3 (or SP3 will not download from
> Windows
> Update). Before attempting to install SP3, install sp37394 - Microsoft
> Windows XP SP3 Upgrade Utility for systems with AMD processors .
>
> It would be nice if these companies (Microsoft, Hewlett Packard in this
> case) would talk to each other so that they can let us know when their
> products won't be compatible. But what do they care as long as we keep
> forking out the dough.
>
> I see that there is no loss of interest on this website. Even the
> Microsoft
> agent I contacted seemed at a loss with the symptoms my computer was
> having.
> I thought I had a virus. I don't. Some other posters here mentioned
> getting a Mac. I'm on my 3rd PC and a Mac is starting to sound worthy of
> trying out because these time-consuming headaches (remember, computers are
> supposed to save us time) are getting to be a burden. By the time you weed
> through all the "help" you can't see straight. It's just too much
> information. Computers shouldn't be this complicated. Remember
> typewriters?
> Yeah, I long for those days again.
>
> What do you get for posting your frustrations/questions? You get smart-ass
> remarks and disrespect from people who don't understand what you've been
> through because they have had the computer training that the average
> person
> has not. They add insult to injury. They should be ashamed of themselves.
>
> "mikec27634" wrote:
>
>> Whilst I had no update problems with SP3 on my UMPC I have had all
>> updates
>> fail indicating a Windows problem specific to my Dell XPS machine
>> following my repair to Windows followed by applying SP3.
>> I used the http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 link & Method 1
>> suggested
>> by PA Bear to register Wups2.dll. Restarting Windows update showed all 12
>> upgrades that have persistantly failed for the last 4 weeks. Clicking
>> Install they went through perfectly.
>> Hope this works for you.
>>
>> MikeC
>>
>>
>> "dellinspiron8600winxp001" wrote:
>>
>>> my dell inspiron 8600 running windows xp, tells me updates are ready for
>>> install, but when i try to install them , the installation fails for
>>> each
>>> of the following; >security update for outlook express for Windows XP
>>> (KB951066)
>>>> Security update for windows XP (KB946648)
>>>> security update for windows XP (KB952954)
>>>> Cumulative security update for internet explorer 7 for windows XP
>>>> (KB953838) security update for windows XP (KB950974)
>>>> update for windows xp (KB951072)
>>>> update for windows xp (KB952287)
>>>> cumulative security update for activeX killbits for windows xp
>>>> (KB953839)
>>>> update for windows XP (KB951978)
>>> i have been unable to fix the problem, any help appreciated thx


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