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Cannot install Windows XP Updates

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March 13, 2012 7:15:39 PM

Hello,

I'm a year behind in installing MS security updates etc. When I attempt to install them, they fail consistently. I have followed many different instructions found in forums such as this, and have tried the MS Fix-It tool. Nothing has woked.

Can anyone help me?
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March 14, 2012 3:11:39 PM

Do they all fail, or just some? What are the exact messages that come up?

This a legal copy of XP?
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March 21, 2012 1:15:58 AM

Yes, it's a legal copy. The messages that come up are:

The following updates were not installed:

Microsoft - Other hardware - HID Non-User Input Data Filter (KB 911895)
Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2510690) 32-bit Edition
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 (SP3)
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March 21, 2012 12:46:40 PM

Try a manual download for those. Since it lists the KB numbers, you can search on the MS download site and get those.
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March 26, 2012 6:45:45 PM

The manual installs worked (well, 2 of the 3). Thanks for your help.
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March 28, 2012 3:30:57 AM

Best answer selected by slideguy.
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