Important Update - failed download KB2446708

Every time I turn off my computer it tries, and fails, to download an "important" update. Also, if I try to download the same update, it fails every time. The update is titled Microsoft.NET Framework 4 on Windows XP, Server 2003, Windows Vista etc (KB2446708). How can I install or is it safe to delete
 

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Last updated March 26, 2018 Views 1,515 Applies to:
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Hi,

Method 1:

I would suggest you to put your system in clean boot state and check.

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

 

Note: Do not forget to reset the computer to start as usual once you find the culprit. Follow the step 7 from above kb article.

 

Method 2:

I would suggest you to download the update manually from the link provided below and check if it installs in clean boot state.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=91aa6772-4811-4a58-9bc0-8aa271ed99df&displaylang=en

 

Method 3:

If the issue still persists try running System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and check if it helps:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821

 

Hope this helps,

John Rubdy
Forum Moderator | Microsoft Community

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