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xp continual update installation on shutdown

Every time I shutdown my XP sp3 PC it says that updates are to installed.
I say okay and it installs 2 updates.
It does this every time I shutdown!
I read somewhere that this is caused by a log (or something) not being updated correctly.
Any direction, please?
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Do you know which updates are attempting to install?  You can double click the windows update shield in your system tray, select Custom under the install options, and when you click next you will see which updates are ready to install.  You can also look in the Application log in Even Viewer to see if there are any errors associated with the updates.
Stephen_Hicks_JCSAuthor Commented:
optoma: the MS Fixit didn't stop the Shutdown installs.

Darrin: I'll post the event/application details shorty
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Stephen_Hicks_JCSAuthor Commented:
Application log after boot:

This is the only error...
Volume Shadow Copy Service error: Unexpected error calling routine CoCreateInstance.  hr = 0x80040154.

The configuration of the AdminConnection\TCP protocol in the SQL instance SQLEXPRESS is not valid.

Windows Updates trying to install are:
SQLEXPRESS update ... ran manually ... success
MS OFFICE 2003 sp3 ... ran manually ... failed

will now reboot to see what happens
Stephen_Hicks_JCSAuthor Commented:
When I shutdown, it still did the 2 updates.
The Application log during shutdown has:
Product: Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 -- Error 1311. Source file not found(cabinet): C:\MSOCache\All Users\90000409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9\PA561401.CAB.  Verify that the file exists and that you can access it.
Product: Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 - Update 'Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3): MAINSP3' could not be installed. Error code 1603. Windows Installer can create logs to help troubleshoot issues with installing software packages. Use the following link for instructions on turning on logging support: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=23127
Enabled Windows Installer Logging... rebooting
Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
Last time I came across this problem I actually used Windows Update website to install the updates (instead of the locally cached updates). The updates installed without problems. Have you tried this?

You may want to try a repair on Office then try to install the service pack.  Open control panel, double click Add/Remove Programs, click Microsoft Office and click Change, then select Repair
Stephen_Hicks_JCSAuthor Commented:

I downloaded the MS LISTool and removed the install for the MS Office servcioe pack
I then rebooted allowing the double installs to go through again.
On booting, I manually ran the MS Office update and used my MS Office 2003 CD when asked and the update completed.
On shutdown it only did a single update (SQLserver)
On Boot and Restart allis good

I had previously tried to redownload the updates but this didn't work.
Stephen_Hicks_JCSAuthor Commented:
Darren's direction lead me to LISTool which was part of the solution for me

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