I receive repeately un update for the Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB833989).

On a Windows 2000 I have applied the recently
released KB833989 security update for IE6SP1 using Windows
Update, but when I rescan for updates it is still there!
I even downloaded the patch and ran it manually and it
says that it successfully installs, but KB833989 does not
appear in the Add/Remove Programs list, and Windows Update
continues to show it needing to be installed. What is the
Is there a way to fix it?

Many thanks for your answers.
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Scott_WillcocksConnect With a Mentor Commented:
It thinks that IE has not finished installingproperly follow these instructions and all will be well

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regedit this should bring up the registry editor


look for any registry keys Pendingfilerenameoperations

And delete this key  is added to the registry for windows to tell it that the IE needs to do something to finish the install of IE all versions, When it tries to update IE6 with SP1 the update thinks that the previous version of IE hasn't finished and won't allow you to if you remove the key and try to ruin the update it will then work.

Zaheer IqbalTechnical Assurance & ImplementationCommented:
I would suggest all updates to be installed as Administrator..
What Service PAck are you on..
If you dont have MS Office I think thats why??
Do you get a message that the update is succesfully installed?
You can check that in the windows update.log  and also in the eventviewer.

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