windows updates will not install

  Adrian-209565 15:04 29 Jul 2004

A speech bubble appeared at the bottom of my screen telling me "new updates are available to download". I was told that there were 23 updates (some described as 'critical') which I downloaded, but then was told that all 23 updates had failed to install - with no explanation why. Can anyone help?

  kspatto 15:34 29 Jul 2004

are you sure that your copy of XP is genuine microsoft update will allow you to download updates but will not instal them on none original systems if you click on my computer and then help there is an option to check if the copy is original (I am sure microsoft will be most interested if you have been sold a fake copy with your PC)
failing that you can download to file most XP patches from either click here


click here

this will give you the oppertunity to try to instal without waiting to download at every attempt


  Androcles 17:08 29 Jul 2004

If what kspatto suggests is right re.genuine XP click here
How to change the Windows XP Product Activation Key Code

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