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KB955706 0x2B33

Problem
Received the following error during Microsoft Update:

The following updates were not installed:
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (KB955706)

Error Code: 0x2B33


Solution
1) Located the error logs after reading Microsoft Discussion (see References below):
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Hotfix\Summary.txt
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Hotfix\SQL9_Hotfix_KB955706_sqlrun_sql.msp.log

2) Found this information in Summary.txt:
**********************************************************************************
Products Disqualified & Reason
Product Reason
Analysis Services (MSSQLSERVER) Service was found to be disabled

...

**********************************************************************************
Summary
Service was found to be disabled
Exit Code Returned: 11059

3) Set the following Windows service Startup Type to Manual:
SQL Server Analysis Services (MSSQLSERVER)

4) Reran Microsoft Update successfully

References
"Error Code: 0x2B33 KB960082 Failed in Windows Update." Microsoft Corporation. 03 Apr. 2009
http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?&query=KB955706+0x2B33&lang=en&cr=US&guid=&sloc=en-us&dg=microsoft.public.windowsupdate&p=1&tid=2d23c773-f4ec-405c-976c-c444694c6700

2 comments:

David said...

Thank you! Spared me hours of painful research in addressing 0x2B33 error when attempting Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (KB955706) install!

CSC said...

David, Thanks for the feedback. Sure glad it saved you some time because it took me several attempts before I found the answer!

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