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Installing WinXP Updates manually

Posted on 2012-04-04
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Hi, Can someone let me know how to install windows updates manually on a windows XP service pack 3 machine?


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You have to go to Windows update website to update the machine manually.

Incase your Windows update is not working you can use below link to get it corrected
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058
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I have been given this specific update

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29246

How do i install it? When I ran the .exe it didn't work for me.

I don't want to install every other update just so i can have this one installed.
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You can download the file directly from that page, and then just run it as Administrator on the pc you would like to patch...  Simple enough
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You can also have a look at SoftwarePatch.com
www.softwarepatch.com
Useful site for larger downloads from Microsoft and other software organisations.
Usually useful for full Adobe Reader - not web installer version.

Other option is to go to the main Microsoft site and search either TechNet or the Microsoft download page for the full downloadable patch/update and not the express version.
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