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I installed a brand new copy of Windows 7 64-bit and there always seems to always be a failure when trying to install the optional IE9 in Windows Update. Gonna keep installing the recommended updates until they are all finished - it's still rather strange though as this is a fresh copy!
Hmmm, me thinks Windows needs to do some adjustments to how they issue updates in the future.
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Intel i7 2600K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 MSI GTX480 Lightning 8GB Patriot G2 Series Division DDR3 @ 9-9-9-24 ... 
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Microsoft tends to need other previous updates to install others, and sometimes they don't just come out and obviously say "You need KB2903847 for this to work". So keep doing what your doing until it works. Same crap happened to me with SP1 on Win 7 x64
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You could always try stopping the Windows update service and clearing out the downloaded files in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution.

Though I actually just reformatted last night and it was trying to give me the IE9 update when IE9 was already there, so it kept failing.

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