I forced my computer to shutdown while Windows Updates were installing. Now some of the updates fail to install.

Date Published: 11/04/2013 7:44 PM
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Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop, Windows XP Pro SP3

When the most recent Windows Update was released (two or three weeks ago) I did the "Start" > "Turn off Computer" > "Installs downloaded updates and turns off your computer" option. While the updates were installing (blue screen with Windows logos showing installation progress) I held down the power button to force it to shut down (I know, I know, I'm an idiot).

The next time I power on the computer I double-clicked the yellow shield logo in the bottom right of the taskbar to install the updates. At the end of the installation I find out some of the updates failed to install:

Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2789643) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2729450) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2844285) Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 Update for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB982168) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2833940) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2656352) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2604092) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2863239) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2756918) Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP x86 (KB2742596)

Restarting the computer and trying to install the updates again does not help - the same updates fail to install every time. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!

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