As far back as 2009, I reported that Windows Updates failed to install, although the downloads were there.
In many cases, the updates were installed on Shutdown, although not yesterday. I was informed, almost instantly that the updates (two Windows XP updates, plus the Removal tool) did not install. And, on the update page that
. No hint was given. Searching the FAQ gave no results.There was problem with the computer
I contacted Microsoft before, twice, and all I got was a link to download and install the update(s), manually.
This time, I decided to do it the hard way, since I was getting no help from Microsoft. It took me about three hours of searches, using the needed KB as a tool. I got a lot of hits, regarding failures, as far back as September the eight. I have had the updates to be processed, either automatically, or allowing me to decide. It had mattered little which way. I have not been informed, nor did I know that there had been an automatic update.
And my searches showed issues with WinXP, Vista, and Win7.
I was able to get the manual updates from different newsgroups, and now Secunia PSI tells me that I am ok.
I will inform Microsoft of these persistent failures, and report, if I get a satisfactory reply.