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When i run update it goes to a validate and reinstall page which i try but to no avail
any ideas would be appreciated
XP home with SP2
AMD Turion
Mcafee virus and Firewall
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Can you run this

http://www.microsoft.com/genuine/diag/
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I got as far as the server connection verification and it could not connect to the validation servers but was sucessful to the download centre
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But it still won't update?
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No
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Run this and click yes to install the active x then yes to install windows update

http://go.microsoft....nk/?LinkId=8973

XP Home is way down the menu, and it lists each version, (SP1, SP2 etc)
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i am running spinrite overnight and will try the updates tommorrow thanks
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Thanks for the help
found out I had a corrupted SP2 install
Used XP repair to fix XP home and evrything seems ok
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Thank You for letting me know
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