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Selecting individual MS update to install.

by jerrywh1 / October 24, 2008 4:44 AM PDT

Home made system, XP Home, 1 Gig of RAM, 2.66 GHz dual core processor. A few months ago I began having problems after I installed MS updates. At the time I had the automitic update feature on. Typically I couldn't open I.E.7 the day after the update was installed. Some of the problem was solved when I removed "Zone Alarm," but I still encountered the same problem later. One solution I thought of was to download the updates 1 at a time to see which one was causeing the problem. I haven't figured out how to do this. If you can help or have other ideas please let me know.
Thanks, Jerry

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It is possible
by Jimmy Greystone / October 24, 2008 4:59 AM PDT

It is possible to download updates individually if you go to the MSKB article concerning the update in question. It's a giant PITA however, since I can almost guarantee that your problem is malware related. Your saying that you use IE is pretty much a dead giveaway. Probably 99% of all problems associated with updates issued by Microsoft involve some kind of malware damage when you dig down to it.

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See This Discussion About How To Install One At A Time...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 24, 2008 6:18 AM PDT
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