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When you try to install updates by using the Windows Update or Microsoft Update Web site, you may receive the following error message:
This problem may occur if Windows Update or Microsoft Update cannot read the update manifest.
To resolve this problem, rename the Spupdsvc.exe file, and then try to install the updates again. To do this, follow these steps:
For more information about how to troubleshoot problems with Windows Update or Microsoft Update, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 958040 - Last Review: September 29, 2008 - Revision: 1.0