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SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 3 (KB955706) update is successful but repeats installin

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
  Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 3 (KB955706) (update 1 of 1) This update seems to be stuck in a loop of installing, each time it successfull installs acccording to automatic updates. Then says it requires installing again straight away. This has been happening for 10 days now. I have tried a manual update from the website rather than automatic updates, no change. Any ideas why? Have posted in Windows update which is where I think the problem lies but they have suggested I post here also.

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 4 (KB2463332)


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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 4 (KB2463332)

Download size: 55,8 MB

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: Important

This service pack upgrades all Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition instances and components to Service Pack 4 (SP4). If you need additional installation options, you should download this service pack at the Microsoft Download Center. For more information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2463332.

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Products Detected                         Language  Level  Patch Level       Platform  Edition
SQL Server Database Services 2005 (SQLEXPRESS)  ENU       SP2    2005.090.3077.00  x86       EXPRESS
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