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my problem was with KB975558 and it .cat file in catroot is KB975558.cat. Click here to join today! AVP Dan 4 years ago # Your solution worked perfectly for me. On other hand I am not sure this is your problem. have a peek here

Rarst 5 years ago # @Dan Don't have one. Deleted all files and folders in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder. johnebadbak, Dec 15, 2011 #4 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 The best way to install any servce pack without problems, using less space on the drive, and ending up Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft.

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This is the only thing that worked for me. :) Rarst 7 years ago # @Misty You are welcome. :) Mike Fisher 6 years ago # Boy, I followed your suggestions or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Symptoms error appeared during install process, after initial system check but before any changes were made; error appeared at creating system restore point stage which made issue even more weird because Joro_D 5 years ago # Very very helpful!

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I would recommend at the least 1gig ram http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/downloads/service-packs go here to get the standalone spks3 file and install from your hdd not streamed from update doing it this way not Do you have any other suggestions?> > Thanks,> > AndrewNo, sorry.-- Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, IE/OEPlease respond in Newsgroup only. Register now! Thanks so much!

No ads at moment either… You will have to endure benefiting from this post for free. :) pasadenapal 5 years ago # Hey Rarst, dude I've been looking for a solution Unfortunately, after following all steps, I still get the "failed to install catalog files" error. I have the Knack. ** If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. your instructions above for resolving the "failed catalog files" while installing SP3 worked like a charm.

Thanks so much! -mp ================================================== ================================================= 183.953: System Restore Point set. 183.969: Copied file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\spmsg.dll 184.094: PFE2: Per File Exceptions will not be used. 185.531: GetCatVersion: Failed to retrieve version information navigate here If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd. Thanks, mike fisher Rarst 6 years ago # @Mike Fisher I can only suggest you go through complete support article, linked to in post.

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Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. The update fails and > gets> the error "failed to install catalog files".

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It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Rarst 7 years ago # @Steve Berlin You are welcome. :) webster 7 years ago # Q; i have an hp nx6125 which is refusing to see the hard drive at To others - Don't forget to reboot after the listed steps and before running the SP3 update/install. Automatically Slipstream Windows XP with SP3 and All Post-SP3 Security Hotfixes with a Single Command Elvandil, Dec 15, 2011 #5 jbuchanangb Thread Starter Joined: Nov 25, 2011 Messages: 6 This

Deleted all kb*.cat files in CatRoot subfolders. Sourced > variuosly from the MS Website and from CD. Jeff 4 years ago # Thank you very much for your solution. http://0pacity.com/failed-to/install-the-39-oracle-vm-virtualbox-extension-pack-39.html There's IE6 but no AV installed.

Worked great on Windows Server 2003. Most common culprits seemed to be cryptographic service and security catalog. In my case, that meant not forcing SP3 on the os until windows updates thought it was ready for it. While trying to update OS, it constantly fail to complete the installation.

and you can click on “Fix it” option on MS page Thanks for info!