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  1. #1
    David-in-NH Guest

    Default Windows update keeps downloading same update

    I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have sucessfully
    downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack
    2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming! What
    can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this update?



  2. #2
    Michael D. Ober Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update

    "David-in-NH" <DavidinNH@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:48B848AA-F976-48BA-ADF7-205EA4CC45F6@microsoft.com...
    >I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    >sucessfully
    > downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    > Pack
    > 2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    > I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming! What
    > can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    > update?
    >



    Uninstall the update. Then find the update on MS's web-site and download
    the manual installation package and install it from there. I have a couple
    of installation packages that I had to do this for. It appears the Vista
    updates are not as rock solid as the XP updates.

    Mike Ober.



  3. #3
    Mr. Arnold Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update


    "David-in-NH" <DavidinNH@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:48B848AA-F976-48BA-ADF7-205EA4CC45F6@microsoft.com...
    >I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    >sucessfully
    > downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    > Pack
    > 2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    > I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming! What
    > can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    > update?


    You tell Windows Update to not include the update. That would require that
    you put Windows Update in manual mode, you view the list of updates, you
    select the update you don't want, you right-click it, and you tell it to
    hide the update. You do that, and it's not coming to the machine in the
    updates.


  4. #4
    MowGreen [MVP] Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update

    David, Here's the MS Download Center link:

    Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2
    (KB936181)
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...8-185639ba2807

    You are correct about KB936181 Mike, except the issue is not limited to
    Vista : Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    Pack 2 (KB936181) may repeatedly appear in the update list on Microsoft
    Update or on Windows Update
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941729

    Applies to Automatic Updates as well even if the KB doesn't mention it.

    MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
    ===============
    *-343-* FDNY
    Never Forgotten
    ===============




    Michael D. Ober wrote:

    > "David-in-NH" <DavidinNH@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:48B848AA-F976-48BA-ADF7-205EA4CC45F6@microsoft.com...
    >
    >> I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    >> sucessfully
    >> downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0
    >> Service Pack
    >> 2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    >> I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming! What
    >> can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    >> update?
    >>

    >
    >
    > Uninstall the update. Then find the update on MS's web-site and
    > download the manual installation package and install it from there. I
    > have a couple of installation packages that I had to do this for. It
    > appears the Vista updates are not as rock solid as the XP updates.
    >
    > Mike Ober.
    >
    >


  5. #5
    David-in-NH Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update

    Thanks for the response. However, when I go to programs & features/installed
    updates, KB936181 is not listed. But in my update history, I see that it was
    "sucessfully installed" 11 times BEGINNING 7/14.
    Following MOWGREEN's input, I went to
    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...8-185639ba2807
    and saved the download. But when I try to open it, I get the
    message..."Error opening log file. Verify that the specific log file location
    exists + is writable." Now I've gone from 8 to 11 updates "sucessfully
    installed". I'm reluctant to instruct UPDATE to disregard this update since
    it ts marked "important". If this update is truly imortant, why hasn't
    Microsoft fixed this download problem??? Is this somehow related to the auto
    update to SP1 I received on 7/13?
    David-in-NH
    -----------

    "Michael D. Ober" wrote:

    > "David-in-NH" <DavidinNH@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:48B848AA-F976-48BA-ADF7-205EA4CC45F6@microsoft.com...
    > >I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    > >sucessfully
    > > downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    > > Pack
    > > 2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    > > I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming! What
    > > can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    > > update?
    > >

    >
    >
    > Uninstall the update. Then find the update on MS's web-site and download
    > the manual installation package and install it from there. I have a couple
    > of installation packages that I had to do this for. It appears the Vista
    > updates are not as rock solid as the XP updates.
    >
    > Mike Ober.
    >
    >
    >


  6. #6
    Nonny Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update

    On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 13:14:22 +0530, Jay <Jay.3cxx3t@winvistaclub.com>
    wrote:

    >
    >Hi Sorry to interrupt


    You're not only interrupting, you're hijacking the thread.

    Start a new thread rather than jump into someone else's when you have
    a problem that is "almost same"..


    > but i have almost same problem.Yesterday i
    >installed Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    >Pack 2 (KB936181) but today and it sows again new update available
    >KB9361833(I think i dont remmember properly maybe wrong coz i search for
    >this and no results ) coz i was stressed and clicked Hide this so its
    >gone.when I go to programs & features/installed
    >updates, KB936181 is not listed thr . But update history, I see that
    >it was
    >installed.So now what should i do ???Im using Visat ultimate service
    >pack 1


  7. #7
    t-4-2 Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update


    David-in-NH;781945 Wrote:
    > I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    > sucessfully
    > downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    > Pack
    > 2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    > I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming!
    > What
    > can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    > update?


    Jay;782975 Wrote:
    > Hi Sorry to interrupt but i have almost same problem.Yesterday i
    > installed Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    > Pack 2 (KB936181) but today and it sows again new update available
    > KB9361833(I think i dont remmember properly maybe wrong coz i search
    > for
    > this and no results ) coz i was stressed and clicked Hide this so its
    > gone.when I go to programs & features/installed
    > updates, KB936181 is not listed thr . But update history, I see that
    > it was
    > installed.So now what should i do ???Im using Visat ultimate service
    > pack 1
    >
    >
    > --
    > Jay
    > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > Jay's Profile: 'Windows Vista Help Forum - View Profile: Jay'
    > (http://winvistaclub.com/forum/member.php?userid=61)
    > View this thread: 'Windows update keeps downloading same update -
    > Windows Vista Help Forum'
    > (http://winvistaclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15399)



    Hello David and Jay,
    Go to Check for Update window, right click on KB936181, click HIDE.
    That's it. you won't see it again.


    --
    t-4-2

  8. #8
    MowGreen [MVP] Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update

    HIDING the update does NOT mitigate the *vulnerability* that it addresses.
    Perhaps you need to read this:

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec.../MS07-042.mspx

    MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
    ===============
    *-343-* FDNY
    Never Forgotten
    ===============



    t-4-2 wrote:

    > David-in-NH;781945 Wrote:
    >
    >>I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    >>sucessfully
    >>downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    >>Pack
    >>2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    >>I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming!
    >>What
    >>can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    >>update?

    >
    >
    > Jay;782975 Wrote:
    >
    >>Hi Sorry to interrupt but i have almost same problem.Yesterday i
    >>installed Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    >>Pack 2 (KB936181) but today and it sows again new update available
    >>KB9361833(I think i dont remmember properly maybe wrong coz i search
    >>for
    >>this and no results ) coz i was stressed and clicked Hide this so its
    >>gone.when I go to programs & features/installed
    >>updates, KB936181 is not listed thr . But update history, I see that
    >>it was
    >>installed.So now what should i do ???Im using Visat ultimate service
    >>pack 1
    >>
    >>
    >>--
    >>Jay
    >>------------------------------------------------------------------------
    >>Jay's Profile: 'Windows Vista Help Forum - View Profile: Jay'
    >>(http://winvistaclub.com/forum/member.php?userid=61)
    >>View this thread: 'Windows update keeps downloading same update -
    >>Windows Vista Help Forum'
    >>(http://winvistaclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15399)

    >
    >
    >
    > Hello David and Jay,
    > Go to Check for Update window, right click on KB936181, click HIDE.
    > That's it. you won't see it again.
    >
    >


  9. #9
    MowGreen [MVP] Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update

    David ... see this KB:

    Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2
    (KB936181) may repeatedly appear in the update list on Microsoft Update
    or on Windows Update
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/941729

    In Vista you'll need to open an Elevated Command Prompt for the
    resolution to work.
    command.com [cmd] is located in WINDOWS\system32 and can be found from
    Start Search by entering cmd
    *Right* click it and choose 'Run as administrator'
    Follow the prompts and then follow the KB article to rename
    msxml4.dll

    * Is HP software installed ? * If the answer is yes, than that is what's
    keeping msxml4.dll in use and preventing it from being updated properly.


    MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
    ===============
    *-343-* FDNY
    Never Forgotten
    ===============



    David-in-NH wrote:

    > Thanks for the response. However, when I go to programs & features/installed
    > updates, KB936181 is not listed. But in my update history, I see that it was
    > "sucessfully installed" 11 times BEGINNING 7/14.
    > Following MOWGREEN's input, I went to
    > http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...8-185639ba2807
    > and saved the download. But when I try to open it, I get the
    > message..."Error opening log file. Verify that the specific log file location
    > exists + is writable." Now I've gone from 8 to 11 updates "sucessfully
    > installed". I'm reluctant to instruct UPDATE to disregard this update since
    > it ts marked "important". If this update is truly imortant, why hasn't
    > Microsoft fixed this download problem??? Is this somehow related to the auto
    > update to SP1 I received on 7/13?
    > David-in-NH
    > -----------
    >
    > "Michael D. Ober" wrote:
    >
    >
    >>"David-in-NH" <DavidinNH@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>news:48B848AA-F976-48BA-ADF7-205EA4CC45F6@microsoft.com...
    >>
    >>>I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    >>>sucessfully
    >>>downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    >>>Pack
    >>>2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    >>>I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming! What
    >>>can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    >>>update?
    >>>

    >>
    >>
    >>Uninstall the update. Then find the update on MS's web-site and download
    >>the manual installation package and install it from there. I have a couple
    >>of installation packages that I had to do this for. It appears the Vista
    >>updates are not as rock solid as the XP updates.
    >>
    >>Mike Ober.
    >>
    >>
    >>


  10. #10
    t-4-2 Guest

    Default Re: Windows update keeps downloading same update


    'MowGreen [MVP Wrote:
    > ;784206']HIDING the update does NOT mitigate the *vulnerability* that it
    > addresses.
    > Perhaps you need to read this:
    >
    > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sec.../MS07-042.mspx
    >
    > MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]
    > ===============
    > *-343-* FDNY
    > Never Forgotten
    > ===============
    >
    >
    >
    > t-4-2 wrote:
    > > > >
    > > > David-in-NH;781945 Wrote:
    > > >> > > > >
    > > > >>I keep getting the notice "New updates are available", and I have
    > > > >>sucessfully
    > > > >>downloading Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0
    > > > Service
    > > > >>Pack
    > > > >>2 (KB936181) 8 times in the past 6 days.
    > > > >>I have restarted Windows several times, but the updates keep coming!
    > > > >>What
    > > > >>can I do to satisfy Microsoft that I have sucessfully installed this
    > > > >>update?> > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > Jay;782975 Wrote:
    > > >> > > > >
    > > > >>Hi Sorry to interrupt but i have almost same problem.Yesterday i
    > > > >>installed Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service
    > > > >>Pack 2 (KB936181) but today and it sows again new update available
    > > > >>KB9361833(I think i dont remmember properly maybe wrong coz i search
    > > > >>for
    > > > >>this and no results ) coz i was stressed and clicked Hide this so its
    > > > >>gone.when I go to programs & features/installed
    > > > >>updates, KB936181 is not listed thr . But update history, I see that
    > > > >>it was
    > > > >>installed.So now what should i do ???Im using Visat ultimate service
    > > > >>pack 1
    > > > >>
    > > > >>
    > > > >>--
    > > > >>Jay
    > > > >>------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > > > >>Jay's Profile: 'Windows Vista Help Forum - View Profile: Jay'
    > > > >>('Windows Vista Help Forum - View Profile: Jay'
    > > > (http://winvistaclub.com/forum/member.php?userid=61))
    > > > >>View this thread: 'Windows update keeps downloading same update -
    > > > >>Windows Vista Help Forum'
    > > > >>('Windows update keeps downloading same update - Windows Vista Help
    > > > Forum' (http://winvistaclub.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15399))> > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > >
    > > > Hello David and Jay,
    > > > Go to Check for Update window, right click on KB936181, click

    > > HIDE.
    > > > That's it. you won't see it again.
    > > >
    > > > > >

    There is a misunderstanding . I suggested " Hide " option because the
    update had ALREADY BEEN INSTALLED several times. I was not suggesting
    NOT to install the update.


    --
    t-4-2

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