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  #1  
Old 08-01-2008
RussM
 
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Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
window telling me it has failed.
When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
Installation Failure

Error Code: 0x80246008
Try to install the update again,

I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.

Can anyone out there please help?


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Old 08-01-2008
TaurArian
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

You may receive an error message that contains the "0x8DDD0018" code or the "0x80246008"
code when you try to download updates from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from
the Microsoft Update Web site
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910337

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"RussM" <RussM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:2B15BE34-B9B8-4286-8BA7-4497D2755DBA@microsoft.com...
| Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
| currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
| click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
| take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
| window telling me it has failed.
| When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
| history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
| Installation Failure
|
| Error Code: 0x80246008
| Try to install the update again,
|
| I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
| Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
|
| Can anyone out there please help?
|
|
| --
| Best regards, RussM


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Old 09-01-2008
RussM
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

I followed the embedded link & tried the various ways to START the Background
Intelligent Transfer Service, but each time BITS would not START and the same
error code, 2147024873, appeared when BITS failed to start.
Is BITS a Microsoft system?
If NO to the above, how do I find out who it is?
The pop-up Warning Window does state to contact the "vendor" if BITS is not
a Microsoft product.
Would the "vendor" be the company who built & supplied my PC, i.e. DELL?
--
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Old 09-01-2008
TaurArian
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

Bits is MS.

Provided by MS to resolve this error by another poster (WinXP)

" Step 1:

Install MSI 3.1 via the following link:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

Please install Windows Installer 3.1, restart and try the updates again.
If possible, please disable all firewall or anti-virus applications first.

Step 2:

Go to Start -< Run, type in services.msc and press Enter. Please check
the following services:

"Remote Procedure Call" (RPCSS) should be enabled, Automatic
"COM+ Event System" (EventSystem) should be enabled, Manual
"System Event Notification Service" (SENS) should be enabled, Automatic
"Volume Shadow Copy" (VSS) should be enabled, Manual
"Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider" (SWPRV) should be enabled, manual.

Step 3:

Go to Start -> Run, type in regedit and press Enter. Navigate to:

HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\SvcHost

In the right pane, double-click to open the netsvcs key. Under Value
Data, add BITS to the list of services. Click OK. Exit the registry.
Restart the system and check out Windows update again. If still fails,
proceed to Step 4:

Step 4:

Click Start. Choose Run. In the Run box, type

regsvr32 qmgr.dll

Click OK.
Click Start. Choose Run. In the Run box, type

regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll

Click OK.

Step 5:

Go to command prompt (Start -> Run -> type in cmd and click OK), run the
following command

Reg add
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BITS\Parameters
/v ServiceDll /t REG_EXPAND_SZ /d %windir%\System32\qmgr.dll

(All one line. Since this command is complex, please copy it and right
click on the Command Prompt window -> Paste, then Enter.)

Then please restart the PC and retry Windows Update

If the above command does not work, please try the following again:

Reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\BackupRestore\FilesNotToBackup

Restart the PC and retry Windows Update. If still no success, go to Step 6:

Step 6:

Go to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network

(Note: Application Data is a hidden folder, so ensure you go to My
Computer -> Tools -> Folder options -> View, check Show hidden
files/folders)

Delete the Downloader folder. "
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  #5  
Old 09-01-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

Windows version? Did you just reinstall Windows?
--
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MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/

RussM wrote:
> Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
> currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
> click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download
> to take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I
> get
> a window telling me it has failed.
> When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
> history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
> Installation Failure
>
> Error Code: 0x80246008
> Try to install the update again,
>
> I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background
> Intelligent
> Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
>
> Can anyone out there please help?


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  #6  
Old 06-03-2008
brad
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

Hi im having the same problem as russ,i just installed windows xp
professional.and it still does it every time i try to down load updates,every
other update is down loaded fine.cheers brad

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:

> Windows version? Did you just reinstall Windows?
> --
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>
> RussM wrote:
> > Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
> > currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
> > click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download
> > to take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I
> > get
> > a window telling me it has failed.
> > When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
> > history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
> > Installation Failure
> >
> > Error Code: 0x80246008
> > Try to install the update again,
> >
> > I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background
> > Intelligent
> > Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
> >
> > Can anyone out there please help?

>
>

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  #7  
Old 06-03-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

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

NB: Also applies to clean installs, upgrade installs, and Recovery installs.
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  #8  
Old 07-04-2008
Betteboop
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

I am having the same problem with a new install Windows XP Home and a new
install of Windows Live one care

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:

> 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
>
> NB: Also applies to clean installs, 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/
>
> brad wrote:
> > Hi im having the same problem as russ,i just installed windows xp
> > professional.and it still does it every time i try to down load
> > updates,every other update is down loaded fine.cheers brad
> >
> > "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> >
> >> Windows version? Did you just reinstall Windows?
> >> --
> >> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> >> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
> >> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> >> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
> >>
> >> RussM wrote:
> >>> Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
> >>> currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time
> >>> I
> >>> click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the
> >>> download
> >>> to take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I
> >>> get
> >>> a window telling me it has failed.
> >>> When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
> >>> history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
> >>> Installation Failure
> >>>
> >>> Error Code: 0x80246008
> >>> Try to install the update again,
> >>>
> >>> I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background
> >>> Intelligent
> >>> Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
> >>>
> >>> Can anyone out there please help?

>
>

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  #9  
Old 08-04-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

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

Betteboop wrote:
> I am having the same problem with a new install Windows XP Home and a new
> install of Windows Live one care
>
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>> NB: Also applies to clean installs, 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/
>>
>> brad wrote:
>>> Hi im having the same problem as russ,i just installed windows xp
>>> professional.and it still does it every time i try to down load
>>> updates,every other update is down loaded fine.cheers brad
>>>
>>> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>>>
>>>> Windows version? Did you just reinstall Windows?
>>>> --
>>>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>>>> MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
>>>> AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
>>>> DTS-L http://dts-l.net/
>>>>
>>>> RussM wrote:
>>>>> Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only
>>>>> one
>>>>> currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each
>>>>> time
>>>>> I
>>>>> click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the
>>>>> download
>>>>> to take place & then as the installation process is about to complete
>>>>> I
>>>>> get
>>>>> a window telling me it has failed.
>>>>> When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
>>>>> history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
>>>>> Installation Failure
>>>>>
>>>>> Error Code: 0x80246008
>>>>> Try to install the update again,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background
>>>>> Intelligent
>>>>> Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
>>>>>
>>>>> Can anyone out there please help?


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  #10  
Old 07-06-2008
Lawrence Jay (Malta)
 
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Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails


I receive the sames message and I cannot really find a SIMPLE solution to
this ongoing problem with other Windows XP users.

Would be nice if Microsoft wopuld address this problem in SIMPLE language.

Come on Bill Gates, you know it makes sense!!



"RussM" wrote:

> Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
> currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
> click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
> take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
> window telling me it has failed.
> When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
> history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
> Installation Failure
>
> Error Code: 0x80246008
> Try to install the update again,
>
> I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
> Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
>
> Can anyone out there please help?
>
>
> --
> Best regards, RussM

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  #11  
Old 11-06-2008
JohnBloomer
 
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RE: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

I have been working for 3 days trying to install MICROSOFT WINDOWS INSTALLER
3.1 update. I have been to MICROSOFT'S updates and so far none of their
downloads work. I recently reloaded WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL SP 2 to "fix"
two other problems, and find that I cannot install MICROSOFT WINDOWS
INSTALLER 3.1. None of the help or explanations MICROSOFT offers rectify and
install the program.

Why cannot MICROSOFT offer a simple program to help me?

If you see fit to give me an answer to my problem send it in an E-Mail to
jrbgodfreyil@Charter.net.

Thank you,

John R. Bloomer - 4902 Longview Drive - Godfrey, Il 62035-1643

"Lawrence Jay (Malta)" wrote:

>
> I receive the sames message and I cannot really find a SIMPLE solution to
> this ongoing problem with other Windows XP users.
>
> Would be nice if Microsoft wopuld address this problem in SIMPLE language.
>
> Come on Bill Gates, you know it makes sense!!
>
>
>
> "RussM" wrote:
>
> > Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
> > currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
> > click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
> > take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
> > window telling me it has failed.
> > When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
> > history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
> > Installation Failure
> >
> > Error Code: 0x80246008
> > Try to install the update again,
> >
> > I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
> > Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
> >
> > Can anyone out there please help?
> >
> >
> > --
> > Best regards, RussM

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  #12  
Old 11-06-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

> ...I recently reloaded WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL SP 2 to "fix"
> two other problems


CrystalBallİ sez...

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

NB: Also applies to clean installs, 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/


JohnBloomer wrote:
> I have been working for 3 days trying to install MICROSOFT WINDOWS
> INSTALLER
> 3.1 update. I have been to MICROSOFT'S updates and so far none of their
> downloads work. I recently reloaded WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL SP 2 to "fix"
> two other problems, and find that I cannot install MICROSOFT WINDOWS
> INSTALLER 3.1. None of the help or explanations MICROSOFT offers rectify
> and install the program.
>
> Why cannot MICROSOFT offer a simple program to help me?
>
> If you see fit to give me an answer to my problem send it in an E-Mail to
> <snip>


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  #13  
Old 19-09-2008
Edna
 
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RE: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

why does it get say it how can i down it load it

"RussM" wrote:

> Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
> currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
> click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
> take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
> window telling me it has failed.
> When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
> history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
> Installation Failure
>
> Error Code: 0x80246008
> Try to install the update again,
>
> I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
> Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
>
> Can anyone out there please help?
>
>
> --
> Best regards, RussM

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Old 19-09-2008
TaurArian
 
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Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails

Don't know why it fails, you haven't provided any information.
But you can download : Windows Installer 4.5
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942288
or if you really want the old one -
Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable (v2)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en

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http://taurarian.mvps.org
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"Edna" <Edna@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> why does it get say it how can i down it load it
>
> "RussM" wrote:
>
>> Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
>> currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
>> click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the
>> download to
>> take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get
>> a
>> window telling me it has failed.
>> When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
>> history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
>> Installation Failure
>>
>> Error Code: 0x80246008
>> Try to install the update again,
>>
>> I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background
>> Intelligent
>> Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.
>>
>> Can anyone out there please help?
>>
>>
>> --
>> Best regards, RussM



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Old 13-02-2010
Linda Gustafsson
 
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Bits problem

I have the same problem as Russ with the errorcode for background intelligence service.

I tried all the solutions that were given here as answeres to Russ post and still i cannot download anything from windows updates- always returning to the BITS errorcode - 2147024873.

I found in another forum any kind of ms Bitsfix version1.6 but that did not help either..

I am fara away from good with computers but somehow everything seem to return to the "bits".

Anyone who has an idea how to fix the background intelligent service??

rgrds




Russ wrote:

Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails
07-Jan-08

Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
window telling me it has failed.
When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
Installation Failure

Error Code: 0x80246008
Try to install the update again,

I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.

Can anyone out there please help?


--
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Previous Posts In This Thread:

On Monday, January 07, 2008 8:43 PM
Russ wrote:

Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails
Over the past few days I have checked for Windows updates & the only one
currently listed for my machine is Windows Installer 3.1, but each time I
click the download & install button, it takes an eternity for the download to
take place & then as the installation process is about to complete I get a
window telling me it has failed.
When I click on the ? mark button against the failure (in my updates
history) I keep getting the follow explanation,
Installation Failure

Error Code: 0x80246008
Try to install the update again,

I have also had an error code appear, relating to the Background Intelligent
Transfer Service, the code being, 2147024873.

Can anyone out there please help?


--
Best regards, RussM

On Tuesday, January 08, 2008 2:10 AM
TaurArian wrote:

You may receive an error message that contains the "0x8DDD0018" code or the
You may receive an error message that contains the "0x8DDD0018" code or the "0x80246008"
code when you try to download updates from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from
the Microsoft Update Web site
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910337

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====================================
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
http://taurarian.mvps.org/index.htm
Emails will not be acknowledged - please post to the newsgroup so all may benefit.


"RussM" <RussM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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On Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:01 PM
Russ wrote:

I followed the embedded link & tried the various ways to START the Background
I followed the embedded link & tried the various ways to START the Background
Intelligent Transfer Service, but each time BITS would not START and the same
error code, 2147024873, appeared when BITS failed to start.
Is BITS a Microsoft system?
If NO to the above, how do I find out who it is?
The pop-up Warning Window does state to contact the "vendor" if BITS is not
a Microsoft product.
Would the "vendor" be the company who built & supplied my PC, i.e. DELL?
--
Best regards, RussM


"TaurArian" wrote:

On Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:13 PM
TaurArian wrote:

Bits is MS.
Bits is MS.

Provided by MS to resolve this error by another poster (WinXP)

" Step 1:

Install MSI 3.1 via the following link:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

Please install Windows Installer 3.1, restart and try the updates again.
If possible, please disable all firewall or anti-virus applications first.

Step 2:

Go to Start -< Run, type in services.msc and press Enter. Please check
the following services:

"Remote Procedure Call" (RPCSS) should be enabled, Automatic
"COM+ Event System" (EventSystem) should be enabled, Manual
"System Event Notification Service" (SENS) should be enabled, Automatic
"Volume Shadow Copy" (VSS) should be enabled, Manual
"Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider" (SWPRV) should be enabled, manual.

Step 3:

Go to Start -> Run, type in regedit and press Enter. Navigate to:

HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\SvcHost

In the right pane, double-click to open the netsvcs key. Under Value
Data, add BITS to the list of services. Click OK. Exit the registry.
Restart the system and check out Windows update again. If still fails,
proceed to Step 4:

Step 4:

Click Start. Choose Run. In the Run box, type

regsvr32 qmgr.dll

Click OK.
Click Start. Choose Run. In the Run box, type

regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll

Click OK.

Step 5:

Go to command prompt (Start -> Run -> type in cmd and click OK), run the
following command

Reg add
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BITS\Parameters
/v ServiceDll /t REG_EXPAND_SZ /d %windir%\System32\qmgr.dll

(All one line. Since this command is complex, please copy it and right
click on the Command Prompt window -> Paste, then Enter.)

Then please restart the PC and retry Windows Update

If the above command does not work, please try the following again:

Reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\BackupRestore\FilesNotToBackup

Restart the PC and retry Windows Update. If still no success, go to Step 6:

Step 6:

Go to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Network

(Note: Application Data is a hidden folder, so ensure you go to My
Computer -> Tools -> Folder options -> View, check Show hidden
files/folders)

Delete the Downloader folder. "


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====================================
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"RussM" <RussM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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"0x80246008"
from

On Tuesday, January 08, 2008 9:08 PM
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:

Windows version? Did you just reinstall Windows?
Windows version? Did you just reinstall Windows?
--
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-Windows (IE, OE, Security, Shell/User)
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/

RussM wrote:

On Wednesday, March 05, 2008 7:53 PM
bra wrote:

Hi im having the same problem as russ,i just installed windows xp professional.
Hi im having the same problem as russ,i just installed windows xp
professional.and it still does it every time i try to down load updates,every
other update is down loaded fine.cheers brad

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:

On Wednesday, March 05, 2008 8:17 PM
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:

Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
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

NB: Also applies to clean installs, 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/

brad wrote:

On Monday, April 07, 2008 1:55 PM
Betteboo wrote:

I am having the same problem with a new install Windows XP Home and a new
I am having the same problem with a new install Windows XP Home and a new
install of Windows Live one care

"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:

On Tuesday, April 08, 2008 1:41 AM
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:

Re: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails
See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144

Betteboop wrote:

On Saturday, June 07, 2008 7:27 AM
LawrenceJayMalt wrote:

Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails
I receive the sames message and I cannot really find a SIMPLE solution to
this ongoing problem with other Windows XP users.

Would be nice if Microsoft wopuld address this problem in SIMPLE language.

Come on Bill Gates, you know it makes sense!!



"RussM" wrote:

On Tuesday, June 10, 2008 3:14 PM
JohnBloome wrote:

I have been working for 3 days trying to install MICROSOFT WINDOWS INSTALLER 3.
I have been working for 3 days trying to install MICROSOFT WINDOWS INSTALLER
3.1 update. I have been to MICROSOFT'S updates and so far none of their
downloads work. I recently reloaded WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL SP 2 to "fix"
two other problems, and find that I cannot install MICROSOFT WINDOWS
INSTALLER 3.1. None of the help or explanations MICROSOFT offers rectify and
install the program.

Why cannot MICROSOFT offer a simple program to help me?

If you see fit to give me an answer to my problem send it in an E-Mail to
jrbgodfreyil@Charter.net.

Thank you,

John R. Bloomer - 4902 Longview Drive - Godfrey, Il 62035-1643

"Lawrence Jay (Malta)" wrote:

On Tuesday, June 10, 2008 5:12 PM
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:

CrystalBall?? sez...
CrystalBall?? sez...

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

NB: Also applies to clean installs, upgrade installs, and Recovery installs.
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JohnBloomer wrote:

On Thursday, September 18, 2008 9:37 PM
Edn wrote:

RE: Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1 download fails
why does it get say it how can i down it load it

"RussM" wrote:

On Friday, September 19, 2008 3:08 AM
TaurArian wrote:

Don't know why it fails, you haven't provided any information.
Don't know why it fails, you haven't provided any information.
But you can download : Windows Installer 4.5
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942288
or if you really want the old one -
Windows Installer 3.1 Redistributable (v2)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...DisplayLang=en

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