I try to install the updates on my computer and service pk 1 fails, then windows install keeps flashing help

I try to install updates on windows but sp1 fails why


Hi joysxy1,
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What is the error message you get when you try to install?
Try to run the system update readiness tool before installing the SP1 or SP2.
The system update tool
Try to run SFC(System File Checker) Scan corrupted files.
To determine if the problem you are experiencing is caused by one or more system files that are used by Windows Vista, run the System File Checker tool. The System File Checker tool analyzes the system files and replaces incorrect versions of system files by using the correct versions.

To run the System File Checker tool, follow these steps:

1) click Start and type cmd in the box start the search.

(2) right click on cmd in the list programs, and then click Run as administrator.
(3) If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type your password or click on continue

(4) at the command prompt, the following line, and then press ENTER:
Follow this link for the SFC scan: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936212/
After you run the System File Checker tool, download and install the standlone Vista Service Pack 1 from the following


Hope this information helped!

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Aziz Nadeem - Microsoft technical support.
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