windows update failed to install

  andrew-196854 12:57 03 Jul 05

a friend of mine has a windows update problem , he goes on the update site picks the updates and keeps getting failed to install. i have tried to type run , and go to the services.msc and looked at the automatic update bit and it is enabled,so i guess its not that. also ran cc cleaner, but still the same. also adware se 1.6, and microsoft antispyware, but still same message i have run out of ideas now apart from a clean install but did not want to do that for him really any more ideas welcome thanks

  alltime 13:18 03 Jul 05

It might be that the computer is not restoring itself.
Try going to START. CONTROL PANEL, SYSTEM. Click on SYSTEM RESTORE . is there a tick in the box, if there is remove it.

  andrew-196854 13:22 03 Jul 05

ok thanks for the reply never thought of that one,will let you know later thanks anymore suggestions

  SEASHANTY 16:47 03 Jul 05

A posting on this website states that Norton antivirus was the cause of this click here

  andrew-196854 20:45 11 Jul 05

problem solved found it it was panda antivirus so he unistalled it and got his updates then put it back on thanks to all that replied

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