Windows xp microsoft updates installation failure KB898461

By moorz84
Mar 29, 2008
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  1. windows xp microsoft updates installation failure KB898461
    The computer is an emachines W3052
    this comuter keeps crashing on internet explore so i am on another one to try to find a
    any help would be greatly appreciated.
    mary
  2. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 6,020   +83 Staff Member

    What errors are you given when IE crashes?

    Complete the steps here and attach your logs.
  3. gbhall

    gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,291   +44

    see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/916246/en-us this is an old, old problem dating back to 2005. I'm not quite sure why you are trying to load this, but a quick check shows me that emachines W3052 also date from around then or a little later, so I suspect you may be updating a busniess machine that was released for private use, and has never had any updates since new.

    That being the case, the link above will probably see you fine. If not, stay in touch and we will keep trying. Also, I would suggest you should download and install Internet explorer 7 or better still, some alternative such as (used by me and highly recommended) Avant browser or Mozilla firefox.
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