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Windows 2003 server keeps failing on same 3 updates

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Last Modified: 2013-12-04
These 3 updates listed below keep failing when running windows update on a 2003 server.  I have tried removing an update from add remove programs to see if I could get any updates to work, and was able to reinstall that update just fine.  I dont know if this has anything to do with it or not but I also noticed if i click on manage from right clickin on my computer then clicking on manage, then clicking on services, I get an error stating that mmc.exe has a problem and that it cant find msvc71.dll.  I am unable to figure out why that is happening as well.  Also (not sure if related) when i try to restart the server I have to click restart twice to get it to reboot, the first attempt seems to do absolutely nothing.  I have also tried every resolution from this microsoft site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822798

Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB973869)
Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB973904)
Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB975025)

Thank you very much for your answers in advance.  I know someone will be good enough to figure this one out !

Jason
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