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Problem Installing Windows Updates: "Some Updates Were Unable To Be Installed"

Jul 11, 2006 I have auto-updates enabled on my compute. Some gave a page to go to for description, some did not. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. I click on it and it looks like the updates are being installed-- just to be notified that "These updates were not able to be installed" (Words close to that). his comment is here

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... How can I find out why they won't install and try and fix it if nothing happens when I click on the "failed" icon? Home Submit Resource Tracker Forum Advance Search The Following Updates Failed To Be Installed Successfully 816093 Mar 19, 2005 I'm having a little trouble with doing windows updates on this machine. No change. get redirected here

Stumped, stumped and stumped... View 7 Replies View Related Failed Updates - Error Code Ox8007005 Dec 9, 2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) When trying to get updates Microsoft No error messages, until I was contacted by MS Update that updates were ready for download. Start IE8 normally and disable all add-ons (Tools → Manage Add-ons).

  1. The exception is that I get notified that "Updates Are ready for your computer-- Click here to install these updates".
  2. Is there ANY way I can get the Microsoft to either send me to another address that would install them?
  3. Could someone help please as this has never happened before to me.
  4. I am now about 83 updates behind ...My guess is some form of windows corruption, but how to fix???
  5. Jul 2, 2005 While I was manually checking my updates, I checked on the "Review Your Update History".
  6. I clicked on 'Find Solutions' and followed the instructions, which were, click 'Start', click 'Run', type 'services.msc.' then make sure Background Intelligent Transfer Service is on Automatic (not manual) and is
  7. already tried to do a windows repair to no avail...
  8. I tried installing one at a time.
  9. I Repaired my XP professional three time now.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. PROBLEM: When I run the install Windows updates, the updates do not install, and I receive the following message (not verbatim, but close): "Some updates were unable to be installed..." This After clicking on the selected updates to download (only the critical ones), the updates start to download, but then a notice that says the updates were "unable to be successfully installed". jackuars, May 21, 2010 #7 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.

It shows 15 updates to be installed, but when I start them, the all fail. As outlined inthe above thread, Microsoft provides a 5-step procedure to eliminating the problem: Groucho writes: "In the meantime I have received the following five-step solution from Microsoft. I have 33GB free on C:/drive. Which version of Windows are you using?

That wiped out IE7-- replacing it with IE-6. In any case, none of them solved the problem; IE8 continued to be redirected. If your system is affected with this resident virus, you will be redirected most of the time.I recommend a scan to know if your IE8 redirect problem is attributed to the Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP (KB950760)Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework, Version 2.0 (KB928365)Security Update for Windows XP (KB950762)Update for Windows XP (KB942763)Security Update for Windows XP

View 8 Replies View Related Home Updating - Unable To Be Successfully Installed Apr 9, 2005 I am having problems updating windows xp. I am advised they are unable to be updated by the automatic update facility. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? View 4 Replies View Related Failed Security Updates After Reinstalling OS Oct 7, 2007 When I reinstalled XP everything seemed to work well.

I found more than a few...and followed the various instructions for removal of infections. http://stricklandresearch.net/problem-installing/problem-installing-vista-windows-could-not-determine-if-this-computer-contains.html I downloaded them manually, but that also failed to instal. Join our site today to ask your question. The updates will download but always fail.

View 6 Replies View Related IE 6 Updates- Not Able To Be Installed Aug 24, 2008 I recently had a corrupt file and ended up doing a full repair of XP-home. I've tried to install the following updates but no success. Also, I went online to search for recent IE8 redirect issues. http://stricklandresearch.net/problem-installing/problem-installing-windows-xp-a-real-challenge.html I know the easy way is to turn off automatic updates - but, surely, there's a way around this?

My little yellow exclamation point shield has camped out permanently on my task bar, and Microsoft seems to think this update is critical to the safety & performance of my pc. Thinking there may have been a windows update I went to update.microsoft.com to get updates. IE 6 Updates- Not Able To Be Installed Updates Could Not Be Installed?

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Last week my machine running XP Home was infected by 'Boot.Mebroot' virus which curropted my boot configurations and my machine was getting restarted upon loading windows. I had some trouble downloading updates so replaced IE-7---- Now almost everything works fine. Prior to coming to TechGuy forums I employed HiJackThis in an attempt to correct the issue on my own. View 27 Replies View Related Installing Updates: "Some Updates Were Unable To Be Installed"?

I have tried and tried to get these updates installed, but no success. Its (SP3)listed in Add/Remove...I have searched the web and followed several suggestions...ie, stop windows update service, then delete several folders from Software and Distributions directory...restart windows update service...reboot machine...and still to It get restarted. http://stricklandresearch.net/problem-installing/problem-installing-windows-on-an-asus-a7v133-mobo.html Automatic updates are being downloaded there are altogether 76 updates to be installed, windows is downloading them after initializing them it takes 30 sec and it says the following updates(the 76

I've attempted to install the above updates with the firewall "On" as well as "Off." In both instances the updates failed to install. I tried installing in numerical order. Are you getting any error messages during installation..?R u able to download the windows update?? He also had me run the Windows Update FixIt tool in both Default and Aggressive mode - both of which did not fix the problem.

I shut down that window and I immediately get the notification updates are ready to be dowloaded, tried shutting down my firewall which made no difference. Success. They are: 1)Security update for Excel Viewer 2003 (KB918425)2)Security update for Office 2003 (KB917151)I have checked 'Add and Remove' and they are not there.