Unable to Install Windows updates

  dugit 17:59 02 Oct 08
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Have windows XP packard bell 5095 and replaced my nvidia graphics driver recently due to major problems with it. The new nvidia graphics driver appears to be fine and I have no problems with screen freezing etc. However I now find that I am unable to install windows updates.
I have as microsoft article 822798 actioned:
1.Renamed Edb.log file. 2.Set cryptographic services to automatic 3.Renamed the Catroot2 folder 4.Reregistered Dll files 5.Removed hidden attribute from %Windir%.
I have reinstalled SP2 also windows installer 3.1 and disconnected security devices but still no success.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

  VoG II 18:10 02 Oct 08

Try Dial-a-fix click here

  birdface 18:11 02 Oct 08

As long as you are not on Vista you can try the last 2 click here's on this.click here of course if the first one works you don't need to try the second.

  dugit 19:35 02 Oct 08

Have now removed red shield on the task bar.
When i now run window updates it says "Total 92 updates, 0KB, 0 minutes" which doesn't make sense to me.It says: Download ready to install. Then when i click "review and install" it comes up with "Some updates were not installed" but in fact none were installed.

  birdface 21:08 02 Oct 08

Did you try dial-a-fix.

  dugit 22:04 02 Oct 08

Yes and it came up with 1070 faults I don't trust these cure alls as a fault is usually specific and will require an answer for its particular fault.

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