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I have a virtual machine with XP and Visual Studio and have windows update working fine for most updates.

When I try to install the security update (Security Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 KB971092) related to Visual Studio it fails?

Any ideas why?

Suggestions to install it a different way/outside of Windows update?

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What Service Pack is XP running? What virtualization platform are you using? – MDMarra Aug 18 '09 at 23:45

Check Event Viewer for more detailed errors...

You can try downloading the KB971092 and installing it manually. You should get some sort of error to help you troubleshoot further.

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The update was failing due to lack of disk space.

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