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Can't install Windows March 2009 updates


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Hi all. I've been trying to install the latest Windows XP updates to no avail. I also tried manually downloading from the windows site, but it gives me an error when I try to install. I was hoping to be updated before tomorrow (April 1 -- Conficker!). Any suggestions? Thanks.
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kiks ,

What is the error that you are reciving?
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The problem is with the IE7 Cumulative Security Update (kb961260). I downloaded it from the Window's site. It put it on my desktop. When open it and run the update installer, it gives me the window saying Setup Error: Access is denied. Then it reboots my computer.
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kiks,

What version of XP are we working with?
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Version 2002, Service Pack 2
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kiks

Can you install any other updates?
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It is currently the conficker virus blocking the update. It will block any updates from being installed even before APRIL 1st.
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Just as an aside, here's a nifty little "eye chart" that tells you if you've got Conflicker on your system: http://www.conficker...cfeyechart.html

Doesn't work behind a proxy server tho'.
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I was able to install the other March 2009 updates; it was only the IE7 update that was blocked.
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The "eyechart" indicates that my system is ok.
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Lets try resetting IE to defailts and running update.

Step 1
Reset IE to defaults.

  • Open up IE.
  • Press the ALT Key.
  • Click on Tools.
  • Click on Internet Options.
  • Click on Advanced.
  • Click on reset.
  • Click ok.

Step 2
Run windows updates again.


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Ok, I did the reset, etc., but when I try to update from that link, I get the error 0x8007005. By the way, I don't want Service Pack 3. Maybe the problem is that it won't download IE7 update without having SP3?
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You can download IE7 without SP3.
Is the error code 0x80070005? That's an access-denied error from Windows Update.
Try having a look at your Windows Update logfile for more info about this error: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/902093
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Step 1

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

Try Windows Update. If it is still not working, then try this:

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

Try Windows Update. If it is still not working then lets try this:

step 2

Download and install the following

Windows scripting host 5.6 for Windows XP and Windows 2000

Edited by tuxmaster, 08 April 2009 - 08:51 PM.

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Tried those .dll and the scripting hose. Still no luck.
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