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Microsoft Update, asks for activex even though added cab to HFCABS
Posted 04 December 2006 - 05:50 AM
It appears the files within this cab are present in SOURCESS however when I go to the Microsoft update website it asks to install activex controls...
I've also added WindowsUpdate20.exe, Package Installer 18.104.22.168 , windows update cab (IUCTL.cab) and the office update cab (OPUC4.cab).
Have I missed something else?
Posted 07 December 2006 - 03:54 AM
Posted 07 December 2006 - 06:36 AM
Posted 07 December 2006 - 07:45 AM
in the HFCABS folder
Super-Magician's selfextracting exe (Datastore.exe) in the HFSVCPACK folder
Windows update works fine, but microsoft update asks for activex controls.
Should also note, I use nLite to slipstream IE7
I've tested this without slipstreaming IE7 and Microsoft Update worked.
So I'm assuming IE7 requires different controls maybe?
Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:06 AM
Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:20 AM
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Posted 07 December 2006 - 08:58 AM
Will report back when finished.
Posted 07 December 2006 - 10:03 AM
Any ideas now?
Posted 07 December 2006 - 10:43 AM
Open WindowsUpdate.log (not Windows Update.log) from the WINDOWS folder in Notepad and look for a "Setup: Checking whether self-update is required" header. Below that, you should see a bunch of files being referred to and some details on whether they need to be updated or not. Is everything OK there?
Posted 07 December 2006 - 11:22 AM
2006-12-07 17:14:07 668 394 Setup Update required for C:\WINDOWS\system32\mucltui.dll: target version = 0.0.0.0, required version = 22.214.171.1249
Only file that comes up as missing.
Posted 07 December 2006 - 11:33 AM
I suppose it's the MU equivalent of wucltui.dll.
Posted 08 December 2006 - 10:49 AM
Tried Microsoft Update and it's still requiring the ActiveX controls...
Ran out of ideas now!
Posted 08 December 2006 - 04:17 PM
Will report back my findings as I soon as I get a chance!
Posted 08 December 2006 - 06:07 PM
I still don't have mucltui.dll in system32 after running Microsoft Update, though; neither on Win2K (normal system) nor on WinXP (virtual machine).
It could be as simple as this:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Services] "DefaultService"="7971f918-a847-4430-9279-4a52d1efe18d" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Services\7971f918-a847-4430-9279-4a52d1efe18d] "AuthorizationCab"="muauth.cab"
I'll test this tomorrow when I'm more awake...
Posted 09 December 2006 - 05:44 AM
I've deleted those keys, and tried Microsoft update...
Didnt ask for active x.
Gonna add it to my reg file and run a test install, will report back after.
Posted 09 December 2006 - 06:56 AM
However I've found out if you change add this key to the following, it stops asking to install activex...
Change it to 00000000 to see it ask for the activex controls, and 00000004 for it to not ask.
Going to test this on an fresh install...
Edited by antonio_king, 09 December 2006 - 06:59 AM.
Posted 09 December 2006 - 08:19 AM
Posted 09 December 2006 - 09:08 AM
Maybe HFSLIP could add this reg tweak when integrating/slipstreaming IE7?
Posted 09 December 2006 - 09:24 AM
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