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Why can't Office Update scan my o/s for XP updates?

Postby V2hpdGVjYXQxMg » Thu, 10 Feb 2005 21:15:01 GMT

My o/s is XP Pro w SP2 (installed last week), and now Office Update for some 
reason can't scan for Office XP updates.  If the Windows installer was 
changed during the update from the XP home edition, why is it showing up a 
week later?  Is there some way I can fix the installer?  

RE: Why can't Office Update scan my o/s for XP updates?

Postby R29vc2VbTVNd » Sun, 13 Feb 2005 11:51:05 GMT

Windows Installer changed from version 2.x to 3.0 with Windows XP SP2, but 
this is not expected behavior. What error message are you seeing? 
For starters you could try the steps in this article:
 http://www.**--****.com/ ;en-us;304498


Gustavo Muoz
Software Test Engineer
Microsoft

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