How to re-download failed MS downloads



PeterM
07-10-2005, 12:50 AM
A friend of mine just asked me how to retrieve failed MS downloads. Is there
a way, one can make sure that a failed update is eventually downloaded and
installed later????? Any help is appreciated. Windows XP Home is the OS in
question...........Peter

Wesley Vogel
07-10-2005, 12:50 AM
Search for the KB###### or MS##-### here...

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/search.aspx?displaylang=en&categoryid=7

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Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:v5idndxQW-oFawTfRVn-3A@comcast.com,
PeterM <pmaston@comcast.net> hunted and pecked:
> A friend of mine just asked me how to retrieve failed MS downloads. Is
> there a way, one can make sure that a failed update is eventually
> downloaded and installed later????? Any help is appreciated. Windows XP
> Home is the OS in question...........Peter

kurttrail
07-10-2005, 12:50 AM
PeterM wrote:
> A friend of mine just asked me how to retrieve failed MS downloads.
> Is there a way, one can make sure that a failed update is eventually
> downloaded and installed later????? Any help is appreciated. Windows
> XP Home is the OS in question...........Peter

http://www.microscum.com/comsense/

There are a few different ways to download patches. See the above link.


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How to re-download failed MS downloads