KB950749 update fails

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Joe935, May 14, 2008.

  1. Joe935

    Joe935 Guest

    Automatic update kb950749 failed this morning. The log shows 2 errors:
    0xf200 and 0xf201.
    I do not have SP3 installed. Would this be the cause?
    Thanks
    Joe935
     
    Joe935, May 14, 2008
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  2. See the "How to obtain help and support for this security update" section of
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950749.

    ================================

    How to troubleshoot Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server
    Update Services installation issues:
    http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=906602

    Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
    https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?gprid=6527

    Support for Windows Update:
    http://support.microsoft.com/gp/wusupport

    Tip: Temporarily disable real-time protection by your anti-virus and/or
    anti-spyware applications (e.g., CounterSpy, Spysweeper, Spybot, AVG
    Anti-Spyware) and/or any third-party firewall (e.g., ZA) before attempting
    to install the update(s).

    1. See the "Need more help? Tell us what problem you are having" section of
    http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=ph;en-us;6527

    2. You cannot install some updates or programs
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;822798

    3a. Check Windowsupdate.log (%windir%\Windowsupdate.log) for errors
    associated with the download/install.

    How to read the Windowsupdate.log file
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/902093

    3b. Compare errors to those listed here:
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/blogs/mowgreen/index.php?showentry=1122
    and/or go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com > click on Help and Support
    link in left pane > Solve problems on your own.

    4. Examine the installation log (e.g., %windir%\kb950749.log) for errors.
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], May 14, 2008
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  3. Joe935

    Joe935 Guest

    Thanks Bear, but i went to the windows update site and downloaded the patch
    from there and it installed with no problems
     
    Joe935, May 14, 2008
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  4. YW, Joe, and thanks for your feedback.
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], May 14, 2008
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  5. Joe935

    HEMI-Powered Guest

    Joe935 added these comments in the current discussion du jour ...
    I will NEVER install SP3, I refused the update as there is NO reason to
    mangle my system which is carefully controlled to only those updates I
    believe are safe. But, why would MS "cause" an update to fail if you're
    still on SP2, SP1, or even the original XP release? If anything, your
    autoupdates shouldn't even offer any that require SP3, I don't think.
     
    HEMI-Powered, May 15, 2008
    #5
  6. Joe935

    Joe H Guest

    I could use the patch. Can you give me a link to it? So far I counted 16
    failures that this update failed on my computer.

    -- Joe H
     
    Joe H, May 16, 2008
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  7. PA Bear [MS MVP], May 16, 2008
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