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Anonymous
June 27, 2005 4:02:39 AM

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Trying to figure out my hardware problems (see previous post) I went to the
Windows update page and found 11 critical updates I needed to install. But
tried twice and both times the updates did NOT install. The only message
I'm given is that the updates "failed."

Any suggestions?

Karla

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Anonymous
June 27, 2005 4:06:14 AM

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In fact, viewing my update history I find that these updates have failed
everyday since I upgraded to Service Pack 2 -- a period of over 25 days!

Karla
"Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
news:o rnPO0seFHA.760@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Trying to figure out my hardware problems (see previous post) I went to
> the Windows update page and found 11 critical updates I needed to install.
> But tried twice and both times the updates did NOT install. The only
> message I'm given is that the updates "failed."
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Karla
>
Anonymous
July 2, 2005 3:08:54 PM

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Which updates are they?

--
Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2005, Windows)

Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
http://www.btinternet.com/~winnoel/millsrpch.htm

http://tinyurl.com/6oztj

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"Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
news:u$UVO2seFHA.2888@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> In fact, viewing my update history I find that these updates have failed
> everyday since I upgraded to Service Pack 2 -- a period of over 25 days!
>
> Karla
> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
> news:o rnPO0seFHA.760@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>> Trying to figure out my hardware problems (see previous post) I went to
>> the Windows update page and found 11 critical updates I needed to
>> install. But tried twice and both times the updates did NOT install. The
>> only message I'm given is that the updates "failed."
>>
>> Any suggestions?
>>
>> Karla
>>
>
>
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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 11:41:22 PM

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Short answer is I'm not sure, as MS has recently changed its download page
and no longer can I find how to see what my download history has been.

But I think it has been all downloads since I upgraded to Service Pack 2 a
few weeks ago.

That being said, I just now tried to load a download, the only one I found
for XP and it seemed to download OK.

How do I find my download history now?

Karla
"Noel Paton" <NoelDPspamless@aol.com> wrote in message
news:uEyzL4ufFHA.272@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Which updates are they?
>
> --
> Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2005, Windows)
>
> Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
> http://www.btinternet.com/~winnoel/millsrpch.htm
>
> http://tinyurl.com/6oztj
>
> Please read http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm on how to post messages to NG's
>
> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
> news:u$UVO2seFHA.2888@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> In fact, viewing my update history I find that these updates have failed
>> everyday since I upgraded to Service Pack 2 -- a period of over 25 days!
>>
>> Karla
>> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
>> news:o rnPO0seFHA.760@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>>> Trying to figure out my hardware problems (see previous post) I went to
>>> the Windows update page and found 11 critical updates I needed to
>>> install. But tried twice and both times the updates did NOT install.
>>> The only message I'm given is that the updates "failed."
>>>
>>> Any suggestions?
>>>
>>> Karla
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
Anonymous
July 8, 2005 12:10:56 AM

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Ignore previous reply. I found the page that shows my update history.

The answer to your question is ALL updates since I upgraded to Service Pack
2 on May 27. As I have automatic updates turned on, it shows a total of 530
updates, although they are the same updates that it tried to upload once a
day, I guess.

Karla


"Noel Paton" <NoelDPspamless@aol.com> wrote in message
news:uEyzL4ufFHA.272@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Which updates are they?
>
> --
> Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2005, Windows)
>
> Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
> http://www.btinternet.com/~winnoel/millsrpch.htm
>
> http://tinyurl.com/6oztj
>
> Please read http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm on how to post messages to NG's
>
> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
> news:u$UVO2seFHA.2888@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> In fact, viewing my update history I find that these updates have failed
>> everyday since I upgraded to Service Pack 2 -- a period of over 25 days!
>>
>> Karla
>> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
>> news:o rnPO0seFHA.760@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>>> Trying to figure out my hardware problems (see previous post) I went to
>>> the Windows update page and found 11 critical updates I needed to
>>> install. But tried twice and both times the updates did NOT install.
>>> The only message I'm given is that the updates "failed."
>>>
>>> Any suggestions?
>>>
>>> Karla
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
Anonymous
July 8, 2005 12:23:32 AM

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A sampling of the 500+ failed updates shows the same error code: 0x80246008
..

Does that tell you anything?

Karla


"Noel Paton" <NoelDPspamless@aol.com> wrote in message
news:uEyzL4ufFHA.272@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Which updates are they?
>
> --
> Noel Paton (MS-MVP 2002-2005, Windows)
>
> Nil Carborundum Illegitemi
> http://www.btinternet.com/~winnoel/millsrpch.htm
>
> http://tinyurl.com/6oztj
>
> Please read http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htm on how to post messages to NG's
>
> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
> news:u$UVO2seFHA.2888@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> In fact, viewing my update history I find that these updates have failed
>> everyday since I upgraded to Service Pack 2 -- a period of over 25 days!
>>
>> Karla
>> "Karla Leavelle" <karla@leavelle.com> wrote in message
>> news:o rnPO0seFHA.760@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>>> Trying to figure out my hardware problems (see previous post) I went to
>>> the Windows update page and found 11 critical updates I needed to
>>> install. But tried twice and both times the updates did NOT install.
>>> The only message I'm given is that the updates "failed."
>>>
>>> Any suggestions?
>>>
>>> Karla
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
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