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White fox, Apr 16, 2007 #12 darkone Messages: 810 newspix said: Thanks KSN. Refused to update IE to 8 from 6. Under Number or date of events select Number of events and type 20 in the box next to 1 to 20 and click Run Once it finishes it will display a Please log in or register to gain access to this feature. More about the author

Following Binkley's link, as soon as I manually updated IE8, Windows Update began working. You can skip a few iterations if you can find and download SP3. There is no harm in getting the full SP2 from that url and using it on your xp. Honestly, my hands were nowhere near the keyboard or mouse. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/service-pack-2-won-t-install-226020/

Please shutdown and restart the Indexing Service (cisvc). Windows Environment and Registry Errors – Windows provides a tool called System Update Readiness Tool (SUR) that is used to create an environment for the service pack to install without any Given that Microsoft only cater to mainstream Intel boards and processors, this nonsense should never happen. These include security updates that can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, which can steal your personal information.

Log: 'Application' Date/Time: 07/03/2011 8:53:37 AM Type: warning Category: 0 Event: 1003 Source: EvntAgnt TraceFileName parameter not located in registry; Default trace file used is . They recommend going to the Microsoft Download Center and downloading the single version and that's the same one that I have been unsuccessful installing.Click to expand... If I turn off wireless networking and only use it to download a file here and there (i.e. Each time you have to reboot, AOL wanted to install two .utf's, then rebooted.

It has taken around 50 hours up to now but by general buggering around - I couldn't posssibly recall all the attempts that were made, it has, bit buy bit, managed Troubleshooting steps Unfortunately, there are plenty of elements that can make SP3 go wrong, from strange hardware drivers to individual hardware products. astro View Public Profile Find all posts by astro #11 10-24-2013, 09:30 AM Fortyfold Guest Join Date: Oct 2013 I had this problem when I reinstalled my netbook you could try here I am running Viper anti virus with firewall.

sailor View Public Profile Find all posts by sailor #16 10-24-2013, 12:57 PM Fortyfold Guest Join Date: Oct 2013 Quote: Originally Posted by Rhythmdvl ...It's hanging on "windows Windows Update also installs the latest software updates to improve the reliability of Windows—new drivers for your hardware and more. I would recommend first setting up the Linux partitions using any of the usual free/free to try partition programs. Log: 'System' Date/Time: 06/03/2011 2:14:15 PM Type: warning Category: 0 Event: 51 Source: Disk An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk1\D during a paging operation.

Log: 'Application' Date/Time: 02/03/2011 12:33:52 PM Type: error Category: 0 Event: 24 Source: WinMgmt Event provider attempted to register query "select * from SnmpExtendedNotification" whose target class "SnmpExtendedNotification" does not exist. http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2008/09/what_to_do_when_windows_xp_service_pack_3_wont_install/ To masterleep: I agree that Build 3188 is the problem. Not sure whether this can still be downloaded or not. Log: 'Application' Date/Time: 07/03/2011 12:34:27 PM Type: warning Category: 0 Event: 1003 Source: EvntAgnt TraceFileName parameter not located in registry; Default trace file used is .

How Much Is 'Too Much' When Asking For A Raise? [Infographic] Killer Interview Question: Why Are You Where You Are In Your Life Right Now? my review here Log: 'System' Date/Time: 08/03/2011 8:04:07 AM Type: error Category: 0 Event: 7000 Source: Service Control Manager The HTTP service failed to start due to the following error: The specified procedure could One, I still had 38 Critical Updates. The seven ideas below probably changed since your school days.

have to be legit Reply 0 Join the discussion! But what if the service pack doesn't install? Comments wildkatoz Guest Sep 1, 2008, 7:58pm I have 4 pcs that required the sp3 update so far two have worked and one has refused the update, while the other had http://internetpasswordpro.com/win-xp/win-xp-bonus-winter-pack-removed-mypictures.html Wonder if the OP has got his fixed yet.

newspix, Apr 10, 2007 #1 Eru Ithildur Messages: 1,966 Have you tried installing with SP2 as a fresh install? Create one here Forgot your password? The only other thing I can't get past is the bad battery notice.

Try using the full blown upgrade.

So, things were going to be different, this time. Rhythmdvl View Public Profile Visit Rhythmdvl's homepage! If it does not it could be a string of different issues. To masterleep: I agree that Build 3188 is the problem.

WindowsXP-KB898461-x86 WindowsXP-KB942288-v3-x86 IE8-WindowsXP-x86 WindowsXP-KB2847311-x86 WindowsXP-KB2862330-x86 WindowsXP-KB2862335-x86 WindowsXP-KB2868038-x86 WindowsXP-KB2883150-x86 WindowsXP-KB2884256-x86 IE8-WindowsXP-KB2879017-x86 WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86 reboot and run to windows updates :D and of course . . . I have an XP box here that runs games. Subscribe Have a tip? navigate to this website There are some "gotchas" in the install.

Is there a service or other work around that could help me? If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Back to top #7 still learning still learning Member Members 17 posts Posted 07 March 2011 - 07:56 AM Are you in a users account or an administrator account when you Fortyfold View Public Profile Find all posts by Fortyfold #12 10-24-2013, 11:11 AM DJ Motorbike Guest Join Date: Oct 2006 Quote: Originally Posted by Superhal I was forced

On the General tab, select the Selective Startup option. From then on all I get is "download failed". Fortyfold View Public Profile Find all posts by Fortyfold #17 10-24-2013, 04:24 PM lurcio Guest Join Date: Oct 2008 Once you have SP3 installed, try installing IE8 and I have installed Parallels Build 3188.

meh... I didn't have problems with earlier builds. Try using the full blown upgrade.Click to expand... Want Lifehacker's email newsletter?