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My Windows XP automatic update progrram keeps wanting to install Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services Pack 2 (KB954430). It has done this at least 6 times over the past 2 days, each time time installation appeared to be successful. It keeps happening so the installation obviously wasn't successful. Anyone have an answer to this situation?

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This is taken from the microsoft site

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then press ENTER.
  2. At the command prompt, type ren %windir%\System32\msxml4.dll msxml4.old, and then press ENTER.

    Note After you press ENTER, you may receive the following error message. Cannot find the file specified.Ignore this message, and go to step 3.
  3. At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER.
  4. Visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://www.update.microsoft.com (http://www.update.microsoft.com)
  5. Download and then install the latest MSXML security update

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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  2. At the command prompt, type ren %windir%\System32\msxml4.dll msxml4.old, and then press ENTER.

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