But it appears to be a well known Vista problem if you google it.
Some were attributing it to 3rd party software of firewalls or anti-virus, but I do not have any of that installed as I only use Vista for logging into work and use Vista's built in firewall.
No of us have had a problem with not being able to install, and we have a lot of computers since we have 300 employees.
validating others - Windows xp sp3 not updating
The only other app that is on my Vista install is MS Office 2007, no other software at all.
Our IT people are busy dealing with some big network problems, so they have not figured it out yet [and could not even help one guy to get his Blackberry to sync with his Exchange calendar, although email works].
On the last episode of Windows Weekly, Leo was talking about not being able to install updates on Windows Update after upgrading to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3). sent along the following link to the Microsoft Knowledge Base that might solve the problem.
I’m guessing this is an unfortunately common issue, so I thought I’d post it here as well (by the way, you gotta love Microsoft’s KB titles): Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you perform a new Windows XP installation or you repair a Windows XP installation SYMPTOMS When you try to install updates from the Windows Update Web site, from the Microsoft Update Web site, or by using the Automatic Updates feature, you receive a message that states that the update or the updates were not installed successfully.
Pardon the typo's such 'asking' instead of asling, and one 'guy' instead of 'gut'.