When this problem occurs, the Processes tab in Windows Task Manager may indicate that Update.exe is using most or all the CPU resources. To start Windows Task Manager, right-click an empty area on the taskbar, and then click Task Manager.
- The Debug Programs user right (SeDebugPrivilege) was revoked from all users and groups, including administrators. By default, the Debug Programs user right is assigned only to administrators and to Local System. A user who has this user right can attach a debugger to any process.
- The product update that you are trying to install contains version 188.8.131.52 of Update.exe. This version requires the Debug Programs user right.
To determine the version of Update.exe that is included with a Windows product update, follow these steps:
- Use the -x command-line switch to extract the product update package to a temporary folder. For example, to extract the English 826232 security patch for Microsoft Windows 2000 to the C:\826232 folder, run the following command: windows2000-kb826232-x86-enu -x:c:\826232
- Right-click the Update.exe file in the temporary folder that you created in step 1, and then click Properties. Typically, Update.exe is located in a folder that is named Update (for example, C:\826232\Update). The file version appears on the Version tab.
- Use the -x command-line switch to extract the product update package to a temporary folder. For example, to extract the English 826232 security patch for Microsoft Windows 2000 to the C:\826232 folder, run the following command:
|Security patch||Windows version||Security bulletin|
|828035||Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003||http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms03-043.mspx|
Article ID: 830846 - Last Review: Jun 20, 2014 - Revision: 1