1st Search Find:
Update KB2839229 downloads and installs but I'm repeatedly asked to install it
On Windows XP, Windows Update notified me to download KB283929. It appeared to download normally; when it asked me to install, it appeared to install and I got the quot;installation complete!quot; notice. Within a minute or two, the quot;Updates are ready for your computerquot; icon reappeared asking me to download the same Update. I have completely shut down the computer 4 or 5 times over the past 2 days, but this has continued. (I did try to download and install 3 or 4 times, just in case.)
I heard that this update has had an error, causing many XP/Win7 users to have BS (bluescreen) upon startup, and the system could not enter. Best not to update this first.
2nd Search Find:
Never Ending Windows Update
I am running XP home on my notebook and recently there was an update that shows it was downloaded and installed, then 5 seconds later the yellow shield pops and tells me I have an update waiting. I've googled this for hours and none of the advice I've read and tried has worked so far. I cannot make this thing stop. It happened before a few months ago and I simply told Windows Update to ignore it and then it came back and even though its still listed in the ignored updates, it is still trying to download and install. I can't make it stop. I've read that it has to do with .NET Framework, so I followed a lot of different advice, including uninstalling it, downloading the latest version directly from Microsoft Download site yet that still hasn't worked. I've attempted to use Microsoft FixIt, and everytime I do, it tells me I need to have Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or higher installed...I DO...I HAVE 4.0 NOW AND THE (*$*%%^**& THING STILL WON'T WORK!!!
Does anybody have a solid correction for this nightmare?! The download in question is KB2839229.
There's a page that I found that's in Chinese and I used Google translate in Firefox to translate the page.
They recommend that you don't install the June patch because of a design flaw in the patch.
Kingsoft Security also causes problems with this patch unless it's got the latest update.
Some have reported BSODs upon reboot after installing the patch.
What the Chinese page recommends you do is boot into safe mode, go into Remove Programs, select the patch and uninstall it.
As far as the Microsoft "FixIt", did you run the one for Windows Update?
I run XP Pro on my Dell Precision M70. When it comes to Update Tuesday, I don't rely on Windows Update. Instead, I use IE and go to the Microsoft Update site and select "Custom" from the two choices. I get a list of High Priority updates, Optional Updates and Hardware Updates that I can select on an individual basis and either choose to install them OR select "Do Not Show This Update Again".
Also, I've got Automatic Updates set to notify me when updates are ready but don't download or install them.
I downloaded and installed the patch and didn't have any problems. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a definitive answer. But, hopefully, the above suggestions may help.
Edited by duffy98, 23 June 2013 - 07:36 AM.