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Failed windows xp pro update ?

By legraham ·
For some time this update has been failing

Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 Security Update for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 (KB953297)

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Try this

by Jacky Howe In reply to Failed windows xp pro upd ...

and let us know, how you get on.

http://www.pixel2life.com/publish/tutorials/107/failed_updates_how_to_correct_windows_updates_that_download_but_fail_install/

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Good suggestion but...

by legraham In reply to Try this

I had not tried that...
now I have the problemo continues

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OK, a couple more to try

by Jacky Howe In reply to Good suggestion but...

Method 1: Register the Wups2.dll file in Windows
To register the Wups2.dll file in Windows, follow these steps:
1. Stop the Automatic Updates service. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
b. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
net stop wuauserv

2. Register the Wups2.dll file. To do this, follow these steps:a. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll
Note For a computer that is running Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
regsvr32 %windir%\syswow64\wups2.dll
b. Click OK on each verification message that you receive.

3. Start the Automatic Updates service. To do this, type the following command at the command prompt, and then press ENTER:
net start wuauserv
4. Exit the command prompt. To do this type exit, and then press ENTER.


Method 2: Delete the contents of SoftwareDistribution

1. Stop the Automatic Updates service. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
b. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
net stop wuauserv

2. Open Windows Explorer and browse to C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution. Delete the contents of this folder.

3. Start the Automatic Updates service. To do this, type the following command at the command prompt, and then press ENTER:
net start wuauserv


Method 3: Repair the Updates Engine

Click Start and in the Run box type in 'services.msc' and press Enter.
Navigate to Windows Installer and right mouse click on it and select Properties, in the Startup type: set to Manual.


Try to repair the updates engine:

Copy and paste the following into a Notepad and save as Reg.bat on
your Desktop then double click the Reg.bat to execute it and click "YES" to
register the Required DLLs for the windows updates engine.

regsvr32 Msxml.dll
regsvr32 Msxml2.dll
regsvr32 atl.dll
regsvr32 wuapi.dll
regsvr32 inetcomm.dll
regsvr32 wups.dll
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 wucltui.dll
regsvr32 wuweb.dll
regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
regsvr32 cryptsvc.dll
regsvr32 dssenh.dll
regsvr32 qmgr.dll
regsvr32 wuapi.dll
regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll
regsvr32 wups2.dll
net start wuauserv

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