Detection Failed .this can be due to corrupted installation database

mr Hills
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We are getting the fallowing error while installing the KB977027cumulative update on the windows server 2008.
Detection failed .this can be due to corrupted installation database.
Please find the error as an attachment
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mr HillsSolution Architect


Then tried repairing MOSS installation and the setup crashed with the below message
No issue.

I hope you will have the practice to take the backup before applying any kind of patch and solution to the SharePoint.

Make sure the Prerequisites is in place.

I'm wondering why you are trying to install Dec CU for WSS even we have April 2010 CU (

Just restart the Server and try to install the Patch.

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