Security Update (for Windows XP KB835732) constant desire to insta

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by GBrown, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. GBrown

    GBrown Guest

    I have WinXP SP2 with all updates installed (except French grammar checking
    stuff) and Automatic Windows Update turned on and nearly every day have the
    following security update that wants to install.

    Security Update (for Windows XP KB835732)

    I have installed it numerous times and it always shows up again for later
    installation. What is the deal with this update? I have rebooted, etc. and
    it always shows again as a needed update. This is getting quite irritiating!
     
    GBrown, Jul 27, 2005
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  2. GBrown

    PA Bear Guest

    PA Bear, Jul 27, 2005
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  3. GBrown

    GBrown Guest

    None of these suggestions worked. I am still being prompted again to install
    this update, which I have done numerous times. Any other ideas?
     
    GBrown, Aug 1, 2005
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  4. GBrown

    jonah Guest

    You tried downloading the update direct to your HDD from here then
    installing it manually.

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...9E-DA3F-43B9-A4F1-AF243B6168F3&displaylang=en

    One of my PCs always fails to install via M$ Updates - I have to DL
    and manually install on it.

    Jonah
     
    jonah, Aug 1, 2005
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  5. GBrown

    GBrown Guest

    I did as you suggested and it still behaves as it always has. It
    successfully installed and within one minute I had another "Updates are
    ready..." system tray icon pop up. I even went to the Control Panel to try
    and uninstall this hotfix, but there is no option to uninstall it.

    Anybody have any other suggestions?
     
    GBrown, Aug 1, 2005
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  6. GBrown

    jonah Guest

    Sorry it didn't work, looks like it has not installed properly, just
    enough to screw up the updates system and not allow you to uninstall /
    re-install it.

    There is a lot more info here including uninstall information other
    than using Add / Remove programs.

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS04-011.mspx

    Its a bit technical though, may help.

    The other thing you can try is turn system restore off then Ctrl Alt
    Delete - force the update prompt to stop and reboot. Because its not
    installed correctly Windows thinks its not installed so keeps
    prompting, system restore may be causing it to retry on re - boots.
    Probably won't do any good and even if it does stop the irritation you
    still have a broken critical update which needs fixing.

    You have to get it out properly before you can re-install it, I don't
    know enough to help any further, hopefully someone more experienced
    than I am will enlighten you.

    Jonah
     
    jonah, Aug 2, 2005
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