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I decided to not update again after the fiasco several months ago but, I decided I'd better look and see if there was anything really important. To my surprise, I can't install any updates on my Dell desktop. I ran the validation tool and it said I had a genuine version of XP. I can find the updates, download them but none will install. Each time I try, I get a failure to install message. Any ideas why?

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(NT) (NT) System restore must work properly

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(NT) (NT) Check MSCONFIG to see if system restore is running

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Any ideas why?

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One:

It is Bill Gates saying so long and good luck.

J/K

William

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Gail, Did You Try Installing Them Manually?

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..or were you downloading them from the Windows Update sites?

If you haven't tried installing them manually, then using the links below, download each appropriate installer file to your desktop. (Click on the link, find your version of Windows, then download the specific file to your desktop.) Once it's there, shut down all background programs and install each update manually. Most of the updates require a restart after the installation but if it works, at least you've got them on the machine.

Critical Updates
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-021.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-022.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-023.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-023.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-025.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-026.mspx

Important Updates
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-030.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-032.mspx

Critical Updates for MS Office
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-027.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-028.mspx

Moderate Updates For Windows 2000 SP4 Only
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-031.mspx

Hope this helps.

Grif

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