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The only way I have found to circumvent it is to ignore automatic updates all together and go to the upgrades section of windows downloads and download each one individually and About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Skip navigation Sign inSearch Loading... Press ENTER after each command.regsvr32 wuapi.dllregsvr32 wuaueng.dllregsvr32 wuaueng1.dllregsvr32 wucltui.dllregsvr32 wups.dllregsvr32 wups2.dllregsvr32 wuweb.dllAttempt to run Windows Update Now what do you get?Rick Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Reply to If the fix above does not work, follow the instructions in this article to completely reset your Windows Updates: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058.   Here is the original article from Microsoft used to create this navigate here

More from the Author Ideen Jahanshahi Solutions Architect Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Step by Step: Upgrading to Veeam 9 Posted 01.13.16 Performing a Database Restore with Veeam Configuration Backup Posted 12.07.15 I am sometimes too busy but I'm just glad everyone got their computer working.Rick Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks!!! Face-off: HPE vs. Britec09 1,106,289 views 10:12 A faster way to install Windows Updates on Windows XP - Duration: 8:37. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/822798/you-cannot-install-some-updates-or-programs-in-windows-xp

firestormerc 22,508 views 2:22 Windows update error 80246008 fix - Duration: 4:12. Any idea what caused the problem and how did you come up with the fix? This was a very common issue that occured after Windows XP Service Pack 3 was released.

http://www.download.com/CCleaner/3000-2144_4-10315544.htmlRick Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I tried most of your suggestions by pwag68 / June 25, 2008 5:09 AM PDT In reply to: My suggestion is... How to Troubleshoot and Solve USB Device Error Code 10 Spooler Subsystem App has encountered a problem and needs to close Error and How to Fix it How to Fix Problem The re-registration thing fixed the problem. There are also times when once an update is downloaded it won't install properly, and the update screen shows that the update has failed.

Instead of doing a clean install on the new HD and then moving all the data over one piece at a time I used a program to duplicate my old HD Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It worked by daycom / January 30, 2008 8:01 PM PST In reply to: Try this Thanks very much for the list of The following is a link to a document that can show you how to do this: Clearing Browser Cache and Cookies After clearing the cache and cookies, try running Windows Update https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-update/security-update-for-windows-xp-kb975558-fails-to/e6d1555f-82e1-4191-992a-5b822fb676b9 TechnologyMadeBasic 955,771 views 9:55 Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates And Update Service Is Missing/Permission FIX - Duration: 9:52.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Glad you got it fixed by PudgyOne / December 27, 2007 1:16 PM PST In reply to: Reply to Rick (PudgyOne) Thanks for by Greatwazoo42 / December 23, 2007 10:10 PM PST In reply to: Same problem No luck. We can only provide best effort support. The problem appears after a repair install of Windows XP has been performed.

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Please help... Continue to site » Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other dadster35Oct 15, 2013, 8:14 PM aldan said: try hiding the update.

In any case, my thanks again - the laptop was in serious danger of being thrown out of the window and thanks you too!Thomas Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse check over here Working... Make sure Windows installer 3.1 is installed correctly Click on the following link to visit the Microsoft Download Center and download Windows installer 3.1 Download Windows Installer 3.1 Reboot the computer Then I set the new HD as my primary boot sequence and disabled and removed the 80gb.

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You will need to start a Command Prompt. Follow the instructions below. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Amazing - That fixed it by gene_ca / January 23, 2008 1:24 AM PST In reply to: Try this Thanks so much for

I was very frustrated with the updates problem and your post helped me resolve it.

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It's more common today that people are using it more and more. I had this problem about 2 or 3 years ago. c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wuapi.dll /s c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wuaueng.dll /s c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll /s c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wucltui.dll /s c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wups.dll /s c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wups2.dll /s c:\windows\system32\regsvr32 wuweb.dll /s  Note a few things: You will need to execute the http://midsolutions.org/windows-xp/windows-xp-professional-updates.html If we are unable to resolve your Windows 9x/2000/XP issue, you may be able to find help inMicrosoft's Knowledge Base.