Anybody know a site discussing problems with specific XP "updates"?



KWW
07-10-2005, 12:38 AM
OK, I was tired of running my system with no security updates since 1/2005.
That is what I had to wind it back to after the "black screen of death"
caused by some updates that totally hosed my OS.

I was able to install all the updates from 12/14/04, 1/17/05, 2/8/05, &
2/24/05. I also installed 3/1 Installer and KB 890830 (Malicious SW) from
5/05. However, when I install the following I get the noted errors:

1) KB890923 Cumulative IE updates for Win XP SP2 : causes IE and Windows
explorer to not come up... "Send error report", and restoring to a restore
point does NOT fix it. I am limping along at the moment using the Task
Manager to start things like my newsgroup reader (OE at the moment).

2) The GROUP of the following 4 updates causes me to have to go back to my
XP Pro SP2 CD and take 1/2 hr, doing a "Repair Install" to the system.
KB893086 4/12/05
KB893066 4/12/05
KB890859 4/12/05
KB885835 4/12/05

I have not tried them one at a time to isolate the problem... I don't have
THAT kind of time... hoping for a website that discusses problems folks have
had with these.

3) KB885250 4/26/05 TBD, I wanted to install it in cronological order.

My system is clean of viruses and adware.

ASUS A7V333
AMD Athlon XP 2100+
512 MB DDR (PC 3200)
MS Win XP Pro v.2002, SP 2 v2055
IE 6.0.2900.2055 (128 bit) SP2
3Com Etherlink 10/100 PCI TX NIC (3C905B-TX)
Video Nvidia GeForce 4 MX440, Screen 1024x768, Highest (32 bit) color
ZoneAlarm Pro
NAV (Corp. Ed)
Executive SW Diskeeper 9 Pro

TIA
--
KWW

T. Waters
07-10-2005, 12:38 AM
microsoft.public.windowsupdate


KWW wrote:
> OK, I was tired of running my system with no security updates since
> 1/2005. That is what I had to wind it back to after the "black screen
> of death" caused by some updates that totally hosed my OS.
>
> I was able to install all the updates from 12/14/04, 1/17/05, 2/8/05,
> & 2/24/05. I also installed 3/1 Installer and KB 890830 (Malicious
> SW) from 5/05. However, when I install the following I get the noted
> errors:
>
> 1) KB890923 Cumulative IE updates for Win XP SP2 : causes IE and
> Windows explorer to not come up... "Send error report", and restoring
> to a restore point does NOT fix it. I am limping along at the moment
> using the Task Manager to start things like my newsgroup reader (OE
> at the moment).
>
> 2) The GROUP of the following 4 updates causes me to have to go back
> to my XP Pro SP2 CD and take 1/2 hr, doing a "Repair Install" to the
> system. KB893086 4/12/05
> KB893066 4/12/05
> KB890859 4/12/05
> KB885835 4/12/05
>
> I have not tried them one at a time to isolate the problem... I don't
> have THAT kind of time... hoping for a website that discusses
> problems folks have had with these.
>
> 3) KB885250 4/26/05 TBD, I wanted to install it in cronological order.
>
> My system is clean of viruses and adware.
>
> ASUS A7V333
> AMD Athlon XP 2100+
> 512 MB DDR (PC 3200)
> MS Win XP Pro v.2002, SP 2 v2055
> IE 6.0.2900.2055 (128 bit) SP2
> 3Com Etherlink 10/100 PCI TX NIC (3C905B-TX)
> Video Nvidia GeForce 4 MX440, Screen 1024x768, Highest (32 bit) color
> ZoneAlarm Pro
> NAV (Corp. Ed)
> Executive SW Diskeeper 9 Pro
>
> TIA


Anybody know a site discussing problems with specific XP "updates"?