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Windows Update fails after Repair of Win XP Pro sp2

To replace a hard drive, I cloned my hard drive to a new drive.   The previous Win XP Pro, sp2 installation was fully updated and current.    To correct the errors caused by bad sectors, I did a Repair, which seems to have been successful, except that Windows Updates download, but fail when installing.  
My guess is that registry thinks these have already been installed [windlwsupdate.log references superseding dates....]

What can I do to correct this and install the 75 Updates that have been downloaded?

Thanks.
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ljkutcher
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johnb6767Commented:
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP installation
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=943144
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ljkutcherAuthor Commented:
The link to the KB article directly addressed this.  For some reason, I was unable to find this when I searched Microsoft.   I downloaded the Update Agent [Method 2] and it's installing the updates as we speak!

Thanks for your prompt response!

Larry
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johnb6767Commented:
Anytime!!

BTW, it was a fairly recent article, just saw it last week myself....
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