Home Forums Tech Helproom Windows Update - Failed Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Windows Update - Failed johndrew 14:48 14 May 2006 Locked I have - once or twice - had updates `fail`. When I check the list of my updates at MS they show up as `failed` (red disc with a white cross).When I check in Windows there is no `Uninstall` file and the log means little to me but it does indicate a failure.There appears no way of attempting a reinstall (as MS recommend) as the update doesn`t appear in the outstanding list and I can see no evidence of it elsewhere in my PC.Is there any way of attempting a reinstall?What actions - if any - do I need to take to achieve a second go? woodchip 15:39 14 May 2006 Windows folder on your computer there are log files with the update name that will give you an idea of what went wrong hopefully.Also try uninstalling Spybot. then try updating johndrew 10:02 19 May 2006 Thanks people.I am attempting to get help from Microsoft but apparently the error code is not recognised!!Who says there`s nothing new. I would have thought that Microsoft would have seen all such codes by now. Ah well ...... This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.