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Manually Update MCE2005 prior to SP3?
Posted 05 October 2012 - 07:22 PM
As I recall from a prior reinstall - certain aspects of MCE2005 must be updated in SP2 mode - once SP3 is installed, the components will not update.
Is this true? Or can I install SP3 and let Windows Update do all the work?
I've previously downloaded and have been able to manually install the following (9) updates:
KB900325 = MCE Rollup 2
KB912024 = ehome rollup #2
KB913800 = WMP10MCE update
KB925776 = MCE2005 - Post2 Rollup
KB954086 = MCE2005 Protected Content
KB976738 = Post 2 Rollup Security
KB2502898 = Post 2 Rollup Security
KB2619340 = Post 2 Rollup Security
KB2628259 = Post 2 Rollup Security
Are there any other MCE specific updates that I need to install before I apply SP3?
Posted Yesterday, 01:54 PM
The "rule of thumb" that I use:
SP3 is KB936929, if the KB number is lower than that, I install it prior to installing SP3.
Of course, some KB's are superceded and/or installed by SP3.
I try to do the Rollups, first.
For Rollup 2, I had problems getting it to install.
The solution was to extract the contents of the Rollup package, and install the KB's seperately, rebooting between each one.
Posted Today, 01:18 PM
Each SP is supposed to include all the updates that were released before it.
I always love Windows XP!
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