I have seen reference to this before. It is a known problem. Check in the
windows.update newsgroup. You can also hide the update by right clicking on
it in Windows Update and checking "hide".
"ukhuman1st" <ukhuman1st@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi.. I have Windows Vista Basic Home. I keep getting a message saying
> are new Windows Updates to install. But the only one being recommended is
> Windows XP Service Pack 3. Why? I tried to install but, unsurprising,
> installation failed.. yet I still keep being prompted to install it. What
> should I do? (PS... I got an update failure error code, but when I looked
> see what it meant, it wasn't listed!). Thanks.