If the cumulitive IE patch fails to install



This is related to MS05-054… According to Incidents.org it’s possible that this will not install (user submission of this). They also have a user submitted workaround…


Shinil Hong of SUNY Buffalo has sent us his analysis of problems encountered with the installation of MS05-054. Here’s what Shinil found out: The cumulative Internet Explorer patch fails to install when ProgramFilesDir value in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersion registry key points to a manually changed drive letter that is different from the default %SystemDrive%Program Files path (e.g. C:Program Files). The U.S. distribution versions of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and XP ship with MS Internet Explorer 6.0 installed by default in %SystemDrive%Program FilesInternet Explorer directory. If the ProgramFilesDir registry value points to D:Program Files, for example, while the actual program directory of MS Internet Explorer is C:Program FilesInternet Explorer, the patch installer will attempt to update the empty D:Program FilesInternet Explorer directory and fail eventually. For a solution, change the registry key back to the default while applying the update.
[Note: This problem description and resolution has not yet been verified by SANS ISC]

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