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My windows update keep failing witch might might be the problem why my computer wirless wont instal. :whistling:

P.S just in case you are wondering im on my laptop lol :blink:
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Step 1
Are you getting an error? If so, check it here: http://update.micros...t.aspx?ln=en-us. Click Get Help and Support, then use the Troubleshooter.

Step 2
Start >Run, type
regsvr32 jscript.dll
<enter>

Try windows update. Now working still? Try

Start >Run, type
regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
<enter>

Try windows update. Now working still? Try

Step 3
See Microsoft Article 822798 for full details.

Clear the temporary file and restart the hotfix installation or the service pack installation

To do this, follow these steps: 1. Move all the tmp*.cat files out of the following folders:
%systemroot%\system32\CatRoot\{127D0A1D-4EF2-11D1-8608-00C04FC295EE}
%systemroot%\system32\CatRoot\{F750E6C3-38EE-11D1-85E5-00C04FC295EE}

2. Type the following at the command prompt, and then press ENTER:
net stop cryptsvc
rename the %systemroot%\system32\CatRoot2 %systemroot%\system32\oldcatRoot2
net start cryptsvc

3. Restart the failed hotfix installation or service pack installation.
Clear all files in the software distribution folder
To do this, follow these steps:1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
2. In the Services (Local) pane, right-click Automatic Updates, and then click Stop.
3. Minimize the Services (local) window.
4. Select all the contents of the Windows distribution folder, and then delete them.
Note By default, the Windows distribution folder is located in the drive:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder. In this location, drive is a placeholder for the drive where Windows is installed. 5. Make sure that the Windows distribution folder is empty, and then maximize the Services (local) window.
6. In the Services (Local) pane, right-click Automatic Updates, and then click Start.
7. Restart the computer, and then run Windows Update again.
Additional references:
http://support.micro...kb;en-us;906602
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910341
http://support.micro...om/?kbid=902093
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thanx.... but befor i try it i wont need my Xp disk or any thing?...... will I? :whistling:
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I don't think you'll need it for any of this. Do you have your Windows CD?
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some were but thats a big problem in my house. lol
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Did any of this work for you?
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i havnt tryed it yet i was waiting to see if you need you Xp cd. because i wont be able to find it so i dont want to risk it.
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I don't believe you'll need the Windows CD to do any of the steps I outlined.

It would be in your best interest to get a replacement Windows CD. Look at Microsoft article 326246 that provides information on obtaining replacement media.
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