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My PC running XP appeared to completely hang during a Microsoft update so I performed a hard power-down sequence. The machine still thinks I need upodates even though I have attempted to re-perform them. I keep getting the error message that updates are ready but if I run the update nothing seems to change. Is there a way to recover from a bothched MS update that got interrupted?
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:welcome:

Open a command prompt and copy and paste each entry below one at a time hitting enter after each then close command prompt reboot and check your issue.

net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
net stop wuauserv
cd c:\windows\system32
ren catroot2 catroot2.old
cd c:\windows
ren softwaredistribution softwaredistribution.old
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:welcome:

Open a command prompt and copy and paste each entry below one at a time hitting enter after each then close command prompt reboot and check your issue.

net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
net stop wuauserv
cd c:\windows\system32
ren catroot2 catroot2.old
cd c:\windows
ren softwaredistribution softwaredistribution.old


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The command sequence appears to have worked - thanks so much for helping
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Have a good day. :)
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