That was also uneventful but it sure did not last long.Microsoft Office 2007 Updates Failed Shortly after the new install, Microsoft Windows Update informed me that I had a few recommended Microsoft Office 2007 updates. Multiple attempts to install the Office 2007 updates failed; even logging into Microsoft’s website to manually install the updates returned the same error message. What is Causing Windows XP Not to Update Office 2007?The log above is a sample of the errors that I received in
The wups2in the system folders must be enabled or registered with the command to execute the Windows update with the Windows XP SP3.
This is a popular Microsoft product and surely, someone must had encountered this same issue and documented it online. After much grief, I was almost ready to give up on the Office 2007 updates.
Then it dawned on me that perhaps SP3 was the cause of the Office 2007 failed updates. Could Microsoft have actually released a service pack that was supposed to fix bugs but at the same time also introduced a major one into the wild? Resolution – Uninstall Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) Luckily Microsoft developed Windows XP SP3 so that it could be uninstalled.
The user must log in as the administrator or have administrator rights to solve the issue.
To register the Windows update, some DLLs of the operating system have to be registered manually.