WGA KB892130 failure and total Windows Update failure

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by TVCCS, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. TVCCS

    TVCCS Guest

    I recently sat down to update a computer purchased and installed a few months
    ago. It has XP Media Center and had every update possible applied at the
    time of installation. I noticed that there were over 30 updates that had not
    been performed, even though the system had been set to automatically do so.

    I went to Microsoft Update, and the WGA tried to run. It refused to
    install. All the other updates also refused to install.

    I then researched the Web and found a manual link to download the WGA tool.
    I did so and it installed. However, still no other updates will install. I
    have also shut off the AVG anti-virus to no effect. The only other
    background tool running is Windows Defender, and the system is using the
    Windows firewall. This is a very simple installation with few added programs.

    I have also run the WG2Diag tool per some of the other comments here which
    did not help, although it validated the install.

    Almost every machine I regularly use now has a problem in Windows Update,
    most around the .Net update disaster listed all over the Web.

    Windows Update at the moment appears to be a disaster like nothing I have
    ever seen prior. Offering WGA installs which then break to machines that
    have repeatedly ALREADY been validated is a joke.

    Assistance would be appreciated. Thank you.
     
    TVCCS, Jul 29, 2007
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  2. And the error messages are?

    Bye,
    Freudi
     
    Ottmar Freudenberger, Jul 30, 2007
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  3. TVCCS

    TVCCS Guest

    The error message is that 31 updates have been downloaded and are ready to
    install, and then they all immediately fail to install.
     
    TVCCS, Jul 30, 2007
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  4. Okay, the error *code* is?

    Bye,
    Freudi
     
    Ottmar Freudenberger, Jul 30, 2007
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  5. TVCCS

    Neil Cook Guest

    I get a panel saying "the follwoing updates were not installed:
    Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB947864)

    There is no error code, and frustratingly no reason for the failure given.
     
    Neil Cook, Aug 7, 2008
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  6. You've tacked onto a thread that has nothing to do with the Subject of
    said thread -

    Using Web-based Newsreaders
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=newswhelp&style=toc#usenewsweb

    *Please* start a new thread with this issue, or:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947864

    MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
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    MowGreen [MVP], Aug 7, 2008
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