windows update - same one repeats

  steve0 12:46 18 Apr 2004
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I keep having the same update download and install. It is Security Update for Windows XP (KB835732) So far it has installed on 14,16 17 and 18 April - why is it doing this?

  Diodorus Siculus 12:52 18 Apr 2004

Try uninstalling it from Add/Remove Programs, reboot and then reinstall it one last time... that should sort it out.

  teepee33 03:18 24 Apr 2004

has installed itself about a dozen times now. Tried un/re-installing but same thing happening.

teepee

  steve0 07:43 24 Apr 2004

Teepee33
- Have stopped it doing this - when the autoupdate came on again, just cancel and it wont ask again!

  Diodorus Siculus 08:14 24 Apr 2004

steve0 - what happens when you go to WindowsUpdate.com? Does it try to install again?

  golfpro 08:39 24 Apr 2004

Windows updates have a habit of doing this, I get the pop-up every day for about a week or two before it stops. I just cancel it, but I know it can be annoying, sometimes I despair of M/S, I wonder if BG gets these problems all the time????

  GaT7 00:27 28 Apr 2004

Try these, each time rebooting then checking if the problem recurs:

1. (Source - click here)

Open Explorer and navigate to Windows/System32 and rename (or delete) the folder Catroot2 to OldCatroot2. This changes the time stamps and makes Windows believe it has not tried to upload the updates before.

Or:

Type into CMD.

del /q "%SystemRoot%\System32\Catroot2\Edb.log

2. First d'load/save to your hard disk from - click here. Double-click on the file to install.

  steve0 15:50 28 Apr 2004

Diodorus Siculus - when I go to the Windowsupdate site it is OK - says I have already installed it. So it looks like I'm OK now. Thanks for all the replies for others in the Forum.

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