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Windows update and install issue

Q: Windows update and install issue


I tried to update the service pack 2 a while back, I think I may have shut it down before it properly installed. My computer works fine. But when I go to shut it down, it keeps asking me to install 16 updates. Which I have done many times, but the updates never seem to take.

Also my Windows update is not working. When I try to use it I get the following message:
"Windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not currently running. You may need to restart your computer."

I have restarted my computer many times, also I have gone into services and it says Windows update service is 'started' it's start up type is 'Automatic (delayed)'. I have stopped the service and restarted it, but that does not seem to help.

Any help is much appreciated, Thank you

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A: Windows update and install issue

Originally Posted by cheng

Also my Windows update is not working. When I try to use it I get the following message:
"Windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not currently running. You may need to restart your computer."

Probably you have issue with other service.It's pitty you didn't say what kind of error code have you returned - I can only suspect 80070424 or 80246008,without details defficult to say any more.Prepare log from VistaSysInfoTool VistaForums SysInfo Tool

(select all).Log attache to post.

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The laptop is a Toshiba SATELLITE U920T which came with windows 8 originally. It was upgraded to 10 during the time it was free and hasn't had any issues updating until now.

Most threads about that error leads to an IDT audio driver which isn't on this system I have a realtek audio driver installed. Tried uninstalling it but it doesn't seem to uninstall from device manager. The system has 30+GB free so that shouldn't be the issue.

I suspect the disk space error from the install media is due to what ever is causing the 0x8007001f code to be given during updates.

A fresh install isn't an option as there were programs on here that came from schooling and I wouldn't be able to get them back after fresh install.

I also noticed there are probably about 4 of those recovery partitions from all the previous upgrades not sure if that could be somehow related.

If anyone has an idea about this or anything to try it would be much appreciated.

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This problem has been occuring for awhile and is preventing my windows XP from being up to date. It's now preventing me from running certain games and applications that require an up to date windows install. In general it's probably not good either ! I can't install the .NET framework updates for SP2. It seems to work, but then when I log back in it always asks me to update the same ones. I'm not sure what's going on or if there is a way to manually install them? Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

Thank you!


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Hey people,
So recently I've had a lot of trouble, had a bad hard drive, now it's been replaced and I have reinstalled Vista Home Premium x64. On first start up it says there are 72 updates for my computer. When I okay installation it installs them all except about 5, then it restarts and shows a screen saying that it's installing the updates. Then the wait begins, I fell asleep waiting for it last night, 2 hours down and still no movement.
Is there a way I can just install them a few at a time?
I think it's hanging out cos it can't take that long to apply the changes, can it?


A:Fresh Install Windows update issue


I recently had similar troubles with updates. Your computer is set to update automatically. If you change this setting to just inform you that there are available updates, then when you view those available you can uncheck and/or check the updates you want to install at any one time.

Once I did that and now only update a handful at a time, I have not had any problems since. Also, I have found out quickly on this forum that other people periodically have problems with a patricular update so it is usually worth your while to investigate the individual updates before you install them. It could save you some headaches.

Hope this helps a bit.

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Several updates failed to install. Every time I shutdown I get the message to "update and close or update and shutdown." I choose one or the other every time but to no avail. One was a cumulativeupdate, another was a definition update, and lastly a malicious software removal tool update. Any help to fix this would be appreciated.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8114 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 908 GB (791 GB Free); D: 21 GB (2 GB Free);
Motherboard: HP, 8092
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

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For years now I have been receiving every (couple of?) months the following message from HP Update Urgent: HP Update fix for "Install Cancelled issue" ! (indicates critical) 512.6 KB 10.3 Sec Every time I tell it to go ahead it downloads the program QF0082001_3.exe When I tell Vista to allow the program to run, it always comes back with the message Status: Installation Failed I have tried sending feedback to HP but it never changes. Is there any way to fix this or stop it trying to make this update

A:HP Update fails every time (Install Cancelled issue)

@PeterSmith427 If you are actually talking about the HP Update application, you can adjust the settings: Open HP Update:  Start / Windows key > Search and Open HP Update Control notification options: HP Update >  Settings >  Check Notify me before checking web for Updates >Check Every (and select when)OR Check Never > OK  HP Support Assistant can also be subdued -- you can delete unwanted updates and / or view and delete messages -- or set to Notify and remove the HPSA from the Taskbar (Use Search to find and open the program when you want to use it).   Dragon Document - Help, suggestions, and examples:Updates ? When and HowSections - various, including:HP UpdateHP Support Assistant NOTE:   If document links are not active, download / open the PDF file or click to open the document in Word-online (in your browser) When you see a Post that helps, inspires, provides fresh insight,or teaches you something new, click the Thumbs Up on that Post.Fixed / Answered? Click that post Accept as Solution to help others find Answers. 

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Hello, I have Carbon X1 5th (20HR) running Windows 10 pro (updated).  Altought I followed the instructions here - https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/cy/en/downloads/ds120390 (This is the page for Lenovo users who wish to update TPM firmware) - and installed the "BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10" version 1.33, Windows still keeps telling me to update the TPM firmware driver.  In BIOS it shows that I have TPM ver 2.0, enabled. Since Windows kept telling me to update the TPM driver, thanks to Google I found out that there is a tool created by Lenovo called "TPM Firmware Update Utility -ThinkPad" (It is worth noting that this tool is not mentioned on the instruction page). I downloaded the tool, but can't understnad how to use it (assuming that I should use it at all, because this tool is not mentioned on the TPM instructions page). Could you please help me to solve the TPM issue described above? Is there a way to check what version do I have? Thanks in advance!  

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I am testing October 2016 Win7X64 Updates in our network. We install Critical and Important updates. In testing, the updates install fine, then the machines restart and gets stuck at the Configuring Updates - Do Not Power Off your machine screen.
I can see that the machines disk activity stop after a few minutes. Keyboard responds so pc has not frozen but nothing happens. I have to power off the pc manually and next boot is fine. I can install the updates one at a time withour problems. My question
is how can I identify which update is causing the problem ? Which logs should I check and where should I look ?
Thanks for any suggestions.


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I am having some issues with my windows update. It will not update at all. I am also unable to update my internet explorer.

Any help is appreciated. Please see attached logs and below code




Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->
Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-*****-*****-FYVQB
Windows Product Key Hash: BiGPTnEmebjLKyvsFO9OMYyy/gc=
Windows Product ID: 55041-008-1336017-86675
Windows Product ID Type: 6
Windows License Type: Volume MAK
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.004
ID: {3AD4711B-834B-4D8B-A7D1-D1E6DF23B036}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Enterprise
Architecture: 0x00000000
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A
Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: Microsoft
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: Microsoft
OGA Data-->
Office Status: 100 Genuine
Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 - 100 Genuine
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A:Windows Update Issue - Error 80073712 will not update

Hello habeeb786 and welcome to the forums

Could you follow the instructions here please:

Windows Update Posting Instructions


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Hi all I have been trying to get my .net to update. It keeps failing. I have tried everything from the window help and it still will not update. I tried the offline update and download it an it also failed.
Here is the log for that failure.

OS Version = 6.1.7601, SP = 1.0, Platform 2, Service Pack 1
OS Description = Windows 7 - x64 Home Premium Edition Service Pack 1
MSI = 5.0.7601.18896
Windows version = amd64_windowsfoundation_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17514_none_615fdfe2a739474c.manifest
Windows servicing = 6.1.7601.18766
CommandLine = D:\6c4fab9be643e644a590da1f14\\Setup.exe /x86 /x64 /redist
TimeZone = Central Daylight Time
Initial LCID = 1033
Using Simultaneous Download and Install mechanism
Operation: Installing
Package Name = Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Setup
Package Version = 4.5.51209
User Experience Data Collection Policy: AlwaysUploaded
Number of applicable items: 14
RmShutdown failed with error: 351
Exe (D:\6c4fab9be643e644a590da1f14\SetupUtility.exe) succeeded.
Exe Log File: dd_SetupUtility.txt
ServiceControl operation succeeded!
ServiceControl operation succeeded!
ServiceControl operation succeeded!
ServiceControl operation succeeded!
Exe (D:\6c4fab9be643e644a590da1f14\SetupUtility.exe) succeeded.
Exe Log File: dd_SetupUtility.txt
MSI (D:\6c4fab9be643e644a590da1f14\netfx_Full_GDR_x64.msi) Installation failed. Msi Log: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Setup_20150728_153208501-MSI_netfx_Full_GDR_x64.msi.txt
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A:Issue instaling .net 4.5.2 through windows update and offline update.

Completing this tutorial would make life easier for our expert.

Windows Update Posting Instructions

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I am looking for a script to disable the annoying Windows Update notification.
For a single PC I can go ahead and turn the message off in the Action Center.
Any help with registry edit?

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We are having an issue printing from our EHR medical program since a forced update that our support department at EMR says is coming from a overly aggressive Windows Security Update.
 See attached.  We were instructed to uninstall the update but it continues to reinstall when restarting each computer. We have about 13 computers and 8 Microsoft surface tablets.   All computers are running various versions of Windows
8.1 to 10.  You cannot stop the updates from occurring.  Is there a fix because this is seriously affecting our work daily.

From my EHR  tech:

Uninstalling the update fixed the issue.  I would de-select this update on all machines as you apply the latest round.

I am letting development know... I am not sure if they will fix or if Microsoft may release an update to the update first.

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I am unable to update the Kernel-mode driver framework ver 1.11 for windows 7 for x64-based systems (KB2685811). I get error: 80073712

Also, I am getting BSOD/stop errors in normal mode that say anything from:

-memory_management 0x0000000001a,

- "A device driver attempting to corrupt the system has been caught. The faulty driver currently being on the kernel stack must be replaced with a working version." GDRO.sys-
address fffff88000626a8f9, base at fffff88006269000, datestamp 49b9d125

I'm not sure if they are related.

When I run in safemode I do not get the BSOD. When in normal mode I will get BSOD consistently when running Norton Full System Scan, specifically when the full system scan gets to the Windows/system32 folder.

System specs:
Processor: Intel 2500K Core Duo Unleashed
MOBO: Gigabyte GA-p67A-UD3P
RAM: I have 4x4 Corsair Vengeance, only using 1 stick of 4GB corsair vengeance currently due to troubleshooting.
HDDs:Intel 180GB SSD and Western Digital Caviar Black 1.0 TB (empty)
PSU: corsair 750 watt
Soundcard: MOBO

When I canoo

A:Unable to install Windows Update: Update Kernel-mode driver framework

I, again, apologize for double posting. I figure I should include the host of other issues I'm having. Maybe they can all be inter related.

-my DVD/RW drive, when connected to mother board in ANY SATA slot, causes the BIOS screen to freeze forever. I have disconnected the drive at this time while trouble shooting. I have tried known-good SATA cables so I know it's either the DVD/RW drive or perhaps a driver or mobo failure.

-I have run the memory diagnostic tool in windows. No issues were reported.

-I have NOT run memtest86 because I do not have a disk drive connected.

-I have had stop-errors (BSODS) such as PFN_list_corrupt, System_service_Exception, Memory_management, IRQ_not_less_or_Equal
All of these could be a result of bad RAM.

I have purchased new RAM as a means to fix my problems. It seemed to work for 2 weeks, then the stop errors returned.

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Hey all,

So I am currently reinstalling Windows on my dad's old laptop after the hard drive decided up die on us, and I stumbled on a problem that's a bit too hard for me to fix.

Namely, I am completely unable to install any Windows Update. Not even MSE will install.

I tried running SURT, but got error code 0x8000247
I also tried running SFC /SCANNOW, it ran the verification fase until 98% and then stated that there where unfixable problems.

The displayed error codes are:
In WU: "8024A000"
In SURT: "0x8000247"
Whilst installing MSE: "0x80070643".

Attached you will find CBS.log and MSINFO with my system specs.
Cheers and many thanks in advance,

CBS.log MSINFO32.nfo

A:Windows Update error code 8024A000; unable to install any update.

That's very reminiscent of similar errors in Win7 - and I wouldn't be surprised to see it being non-genuine.
Please post an MGADiag report BEFORE doing the below potential fixes.

This may simply be caused by a bad set of Intel Storage Matrix Technology drivers -

Installing the Intel Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here -


Once complete, please reboot twice, then post another MGADiag report.

If nothing has changed, try this...

Please run the following commands in an Elevated Command Prompt


once complete, leave the system alone for at least an hour to rebuild the database, then reboot, and run another MGADiag report and post the results.

If neither of them work, we'll re-evaluate.

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is it better to install major updates like new windows builds through windows update or download through the media Creation tool and install them that way i have been using the media Creation tool but i find its such a pain

what do you think?

A:Windows 10 update question - Install via Update or Media Creation Tool?

You can try:Windows 10 ISO

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Win 7 64 Windows Update not working (post migration), nor is Windows Update Readiness tool installing. I have renamed catroot and stopped services, nothing working. I just migrated HD to a hybrid solid state (Seagate Momentus). I had this problem both with Acronis 2009 and Acronis 2013, and Windows Backup would not create a recoverable partition (always said file not available about 30% through the recovery). I have installed the Intel IDE ATA drivers, and scoured the help topics. I have tried everything. I could really use some help.

The error I receive when attempting to install the Windows Update Readiness Tool is:

"Installer encountered an error: 0xc8000247"

The Microsoft FixIt and Control Panel FixIt says it has fixed the problem, but Update does not work. Nothing is working, but the OS is healthy, the disk is healthy. The sfc/scannow doesn't reveal any corrupted components.

I followed all of these instructions before attempting to install the Windows Update Readiness Tool:

Windows Update Service and Windows Module Installer Service are the two basic services responsible for all your updates to install correctly.

If Windows Updates are failing, then my first step would be to check if these two services are running.
Windows Update Service enables the detection, download, and installation of updates for Windows and other programs. If this service is disabled, users of this computer will not be able to use Windows Update or its automatic upda... Read more

A:Windows Update is not working/Update Readiness Tool won't install

Windows Update Posting Instructions

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Ok, let me begin by saying I'm not an expert on the computer by any stretch of the word.
That being said, I've been having a problem with an update that Windows Update has been TRYING to install on my computer for at LEAST a month.
Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB936181)
pops up many times a day and it will SAY that it is installing (or that it has been installed) but then a few minutes later POP! There it shows up again. I've tried turning off my anti-virus (Norton 360) and installing it, and nothing works. I have LITERALLY tried installing this thing over 100 times.
Can anyone help me?

A:Windows Update has an update titled "Core Services...etc" that will not install

Try directly downloading it here

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Hi, I have recently just got done building my computer. Did the hardware, pretty much all the software till all I had to do was install 231 important windows updates. So I aloud it and it took a good hr to install it all.. than the computer shuts down and I turn it back on, than it goes into configure the updates mode.. 20 minutes later it says failed windows updates and is now reverting back.. and not in those exact words.

When I was finally able to get out of the revert update screen which took about 30-40 minutes everything seemed normal, till I opened the update history screen and showed about 95% of the updates failed. I also noticed that it had installed the updates on my HDD which is my D: storage but should have installed it on my C: SSD storage. Now I need to figure out how to get rid of that locked folder on my HDD and place all the windows updates on my SSD.


i7 4790k cpu

gtx 750 ti gpu

ddr5 2400 memory

evga 850 g2 psu

Z97 gaming 5 mobo

Samsung 500gb SSD

1.5tb HDD (seagate I think)

windows 7 64bit home

I've been searching around to see if there was a fix but a lot of people have had a really hard time with this issue and seems to be so many people unable to fix it.. I'll be turning off windows update till I figure this out.

Thanks guys

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Microsoft Windows Mobile Remote Adapter -from windows update Install  failed - Where can I find this so I can retry to re-install - mobile device does not connect  WINDOWS VISTA- verizon treo running windows mobile 6 professional CE OS 5.2.1620 (BUILD 18125.0.4.2) Here is the error message: Microsoft Corporation - Networking - Microsoft Windows Mobile Remote Adapter Installation date: ‎10/‎4/‎2009 12:02 PM Installation status: Failed Error details: Code 800F020B Update type: Recommended Microsoft Corporation Networking software update released in May, 2007 More information: http://winqual.microsoft.com/support/?driverid=20060042 Help and Support: http://support.microsoft.com/select/?target=hub I could not find anything to help me with this.. I did download & install the new Windows mobile device center v 6.1.6965  but the device will still not connect.. i'm thinking the failure of the Microsoft Windows Mobile Remote Adapter is the problem (i think)  so I want to re-install the update.. but don't know where to get it. Windows update in VISTA does not let you go out and pick an update from a list Any and all help appreciated

A:Microsoft Windows Mobile Remote Adapter -from windows update Install failed - Where can I find this so I can retry to re-install - mobile device does not connect

Your best option may be to open device manager (with device connected) and uninstall any related device, making sure the 'Delete driver software for this device' is checked.Once you have done this, unplug your device, uninstall WMDC 6.1 and reboot your machine. Then follow the instruction on my first reply, this should sort it for you.If anyone is helpfull, please click the 'Vote as helpfull' icon.
If anyone has answered, please click 'Suggest as answer' at the bottom of the post involved :)


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I did a repair install of W7 Ult. x64 SP1. Applied all updates, but if fails to install IE10 update :

Attachment 286642

(as you see it is a dutch version).

If have run sure & sfc /scannow. Both report no problems.
CBS files are attached.
Please help ?

A:Windows update fails to install IE10 after repair install

Ok, it is working now. Steps I took :

1) Hide the update for IE10
2) Download and tried the installer for (my localized) IE10 : failed to install
3) Started windows update, suddenly there where 43 optional updates available including IE9
4) Installed all optional updates except IE9
5) Retried the installation of IE10 (not visible any more in updates) : succes

Hope someone else can bennefit,

Regards, Jan

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I am downloading the update manually. Have others had the same issue with windows update not showing the update?

I'm not sure my WU is working because of this.

A:Windows Update does not download and install the anniversary update.

Originally Posted by Alicia J

I am downloading the update manually. Have others had the same issue with windows update not showing the update?

I'm not sure my WU is working because of this.

Have you tried this - https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/...setting_client

Recommended today by another forum member - may just work

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I found some questionable files this week that had been downloaded by my son. I have since spent a great deal of time trying to scan and clean the computer. Each malware/spyware/anti-virus scanner has had varying levels of success.

It seems that the bulk of my issues have been resolved but I am still unable to install the following update from Microsoft: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2719177)

Each time I try to update it, it aborts and gives me an error code (80073712), that is not showing up in any google searches or searches of microsoft's site.

Additionally, every time I shutdown or restart the computer it shows that new updates are being installed.

I am using Windows 7 home premium 64-bit.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

A:Unable to install security update from Windows Update

I never got a reply here but for anyone having the same trouble I had I was able to resolve my issue by doing a "Repair Install".

I found the directions from another forum after I was able to find the root cause of the problem in c:\windows\IE9_main.log. Specifically this is what my log file said:
00:00.359: Started: 2012/07/21 (Y/M/D) 14:27:48.562 (local)
00:00.375: Time Format in this log: MM:ss.mmm (minutes:seconds.milliseconds)
00:00.562: Command line: "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\Install\WU-IE9-Windows7-x64.exe" /WU-SILENT
00:00.671: INFO: Setup installer for Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421
00:00.718: INFO: Previous version of Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.17824
00:00.905: INFO: Checking if iexplore.exe's current version is between 9.0.6001.0...
00:00.936: INFO: ...and
00:00.967: INFO: Maximum version on which to run IEAK branding is:
00:01.014: INFO: iexplore.exe version check success. Install can proceed.
00:01.045: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 7006 (0) as "IE9-neutral.Extracted.cab"
00:05.023: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 5006 (0) as "IE9-support.cab"
00:06.584: INFO: Operating System: Windows Workstation: 6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1)
00:07.067: INFO: Windows 7 operating system detected.
00:07.192: INFO: Service pack major: 1
00:07.332: INFO: Service pack minor: 0
00:07.473: INFO: Service pack name: Service Pack 1
00:19... Read more

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I'm currently running the initial version of Windows 10 and i'm planning to do the november upgrade release soon. However, anybody has an idea if your system will be faster when you do a clean install with the november update instead of an upgrade? (similar to the speed difference when installing the clean initial version instead of upgrading from W7)?

A:Windows 10 November update, fresh install or update

Originally Posted by moorken

I'm currently running the initial version of Windows 10 and i'm planning to do the november upgrade release soon. However, anybody has an idea if your system will be faster when you do a clean install with the november update instead of an upgrade? (similar to the speed difference when installing the clean initial version instead of upgrading from W7)?

The difference of W7 > W10 upgrade vs. W10 clean install is substantial.
The difference of W10 10240 > W10 1511 upgrade vs. clean install is pretty negligible, IMO.

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Hi guys.
i just install new windows on my laptop but there are some problem according to windows update.
its keep searching update for a long time and only update a few of them. The others failed..

here i provide my scenario installing:

1. my disk partition are GPT at first.
2. successful install windows 7
3. activate using Re-loader (failed-loader doesn't support GPT partition)
4. convert my partition to MBR - activate windows successful
5. install all software that i need for study.
6. when installing WAMP there are problem occur.
8. search the solution on GOOGLE. then its say that i need to update windows and install latest vcredist.
vcredist - updated
windows update - Unsuccessful

thanks for any help.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-Q6MMK-KYK6X-VKM6G
Windows Product Key Hash: 289NoAWl2ZoVfuieux/315WkDIc=
Windows Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00173
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001
ID: {555FA4F8-4018-4781-AF89-69A92794EF3A}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:... Read more

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I haven't been able to install any updates since jan 11 of this year. I have been on the road for a few weeks and I tried to figure out the problem once I got back.

When a update is being installed it will stall we will say at 95%. I have looked in the log files and this is what I find.
From the Application Log;

Faulting application name: TrustedInstaller.exe, version: 6.1.7601.17514, time stamp: 0x4ce7989b
Faulting module name: wcp.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17592, time stamp: 0x4da00342
Exception code: 0x80000003
Fault offset: 0x00000000001d448a
Faulting process id: 0x3ec
Faulting application start time: 0x01ccf8bae7fccb80
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\servicing\TrustedInstaller.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-servicingstack_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17592_none_672ce6c3de2cb17f\wcp.dll
Report Id: 3a7ff4f9-64ae-11e1-a405-002421577fd5
From the setup log;

Windows update "Update for Windows (KB2660075)" could not be installed because of error 2149842974 "" (Command line: ""C:\Windows\system32\wusa.exe"
"C:\Users\Les\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KXQDWOEH\Windows6.1-KB2660075-x64.msu" ")
When I try to run sfc /now or verify only I get this error;

C:\Windows\system32>sfc /verifyonly
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.
Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 10% complete.
Win... Read more

A:Can't install updates using windows update or standalone update

Try running the System Updates Readiness Tool.

This is the link for the 64-bit version: Download: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [February 2012] - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

This Microsoft article may help too: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527#tab0

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My windows update is actually trying to load new software, and when I request to install it, installation begins, and reverts to checking for updates. If I try again, it's the same result.

How can I solve this??

A:windows update is wanting to install new windows update software?

any help on the admin side??? easy for you guys to take post down but questions go unanswered for weeks at a time!! whats that all about?

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I am updating my computer and I thought it was finish but my computer restarts and I encountered the death blue screen. I can't switch into safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mode with Command Prompt and Last Known good configuration. I don't know how to solve this problem because I can't get into any of the modes and even I inserted the installation disc I can't still see any repair computer or what. It will just turn to blank screen with space at the upper left after if i will insert the installation disc. Please help me. I really need your help.

A:Windows Vista Crashes after I install update from windows update

Hello none21,
Go in to the Bios, and make the first boot device the DVD/CD drive, insert the Vista DVD/CD and reboot, it should now boot from the Vista disk, from there you will be able to carry out a repair, or set it back to the point before you installed the update with system restore.
Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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So long story short i was continuously getting notification to install some particular updates again and again .

They were : KB2446704 , KB2418241 , KB2539631 . ( All of them are security updates for .net framework 2.0 sp2 and 3.5 sp1)

So whenever i installed them and restarted my pc they used to show up again . So today i decided to download Windows install clean up utility and uninstall and reinstall .net framework 2.0 sp2 .I uninstalled but when i tried to install it again i couldn't . It showed as a " setup error " .

Note :
Also i have an windows xp sp3 .

A:Can't install 3 windows update and now unable to install .netframework 2

Here's what I'd do, Caveat Emptor & all that stuff...1. Run the FixIt in KB 971187 - How to fix MSI software update registration corruption issues http://support.microsoft.com/kb/9711872. Retry the Update(s).3. If the Update(s) fail(s), proceed to Step 4.4. Download .Net Cleanup Utility: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2008/08/28/8904493.aspx5. By using the Cleanup Tool, uninstall all .Net Framework entries. (You will not be allowed to remove the .NET Framework 2.0 on Vista and 3.5 on Windows 7 because they are Operating System components.)6. Reboot.7. Download and install the .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 by clicking the link below (this will also install .Net Framework 2.0 SP2 and 3.0 SP2):http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=AB99342F-5D1A-413D-8319-81DA479AB0D7&displaylang=en8. Reboot9. Check for & install all important/critical updates/security patches/etc (do not select any optional .Net updates yet) for .Net thru Windows Update.Hope this helps.

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I have just built a Windows 7 machine and am having lots of problems

I can't run windows update which outputs error messages - have followed all the fixes for this to no success

I get BSOD constantly whenever I try to do anything

The system is all new apart from the GPX card (full spec below)

AMD Bulldozer FX-4 Quad Core
Asus M5A99x motherboard
8 GB (2x4) Kingston HyperX Genesis Grey DDR3
Sapphire Radeon HD4870 1GB PCIe (moved over from old PC)
1 x OCZ Vertex II Bigfoot 120GB SSD (OS and program drive)
1 x Seagate Barracuda 1TB HDD (file storage only)
Rane TTM57SL USB soundcard
730W BeQuiet PSU

The system is a fresh build yesterday with NOTHING installed on any of the drives apart from:

Motherboard drivers
Windows OS - 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
Windows updates (up to a point - 8 of them can't install)
Serato Scratch Live software and drivers for the TTM57SL
AVG Antivirus Free

I have attached a zip of dump file and report

Any help would be massively appreciated

A:BSOD when trying to run windows update / install driver / install s/w

Two problems

One, your AVG.
I notice your AVG which is often at least a contributing cause of BSOD'S . Please remove and replace your AVG with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

Download tools and utilities | AVG Worldwide

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
Second BCC 101

Best advice that I've seen about this error (from here: http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tml#post356791 )

What you're looking for will be in one of the following categories:

a) BIOS bug
b) a driver whose activity is causing the target processor to lock up
c) a hardware defect (temperature, voltage, dust, RFI, outright borkedness...)

Check the drivers
Check the inside of the case (temperature, voltage, dust, etc).
Run Furmark, and Prime95 below.

Try this free video stress test: FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net
Try this free stress test: Free Software - GIMPS

Prime95 Setup:
- extract the contents of the zip file to a location of your choice
- double click on the executable file
- select "Just stress testing"
- select the "Blend" test. If you've already run MemTest overnight you may want to run the "Small FFTs" test instead.
- "Number of torture test threads to run" should equal the number of ... Read more

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I can not install the latest .NET FRAMEWORK. It downloads ok, but when I select to install it I am told that there is another intallation in process and I need to finish that one first.

This has gone one for three weeks now. As a result I can no longer open Windows MSGR. I am told by the computer that maybe I should try to download and reinstall it. But when I try to reinstall it, I get the message that "another installation is in progress..."

I have consulted with the helpers at Mircrosoft. They offered many solutions. All of which I tried. But I guess the problem was too much for them, as I have not had a responce from my last failed attempt (10 days ago !)

Also, on a different level of sophistication. Last year I downloaded a paid version of Norton Internet Security. The supbsription expired, but be dammed if I can delete program !! It will not delete !!! or uninstall, I guess that is the better word. I have made several efforts to uninstall the program for several months now.

Thank you for any insights,
also soon I will be trying to resize my c drive from an additional NTFS volume I accidentally created.

A:Can Not Install .net Update From Windows Update Site

Windows Installer Utility - http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...kb;en-us;290301 To eliminate references to borked installs.Removing your Norton program using SymNRT - http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgen...005033108162039?To remove expired program.Louis

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Hey guys, long time!
I've got myself a pretty big issue here, and I really hope you guys can help me figure it out...
I just bought an acer desktop that was barely used with Vista Home Premium on it, that had been reset to factory settings. Of course this knocked it back to sp1, but after a grueling day of updates, I was able to get it back to sp2. This is where things get screwy.
When I tried to dl the security through my isp, Norton 360, it gets to the point where it's "communicating with Norton server", and it sticks there. I've also tried Avast, and the installer completely crashes. I thought running the rest of updates would help, but updates says it will update updates and restart, and when I click install, it jumps to looking for updates. It will sit there like that for hours if I let it. The log says it updated successfully yesterday, but it apparently did not. I am on the admin account, so I have permission, and I checked network settings make sure it wasn't public. I also disabled windows firewall. Nothing works.
I was able to install mbam and run a full scan, which comes back clean. Seems to me that something is missing from windows.

A:Can't install Antivirus or update windows update

Hello MrChanceMan, a longtime Vista user here.
Windows Update has been very slow for Vista and Windows 7 since August, and there is no known fix at the user end. SP2 was released in 2009, so the number of updates since then is large.
Online installers generally require a more modern browser that Internet Explorer 7 to function. If you're in a hurry, I believe you could install Firefox. (Chrome will no longer support Vista beginning next month.) The only IE version that Microsoft still supports on Vista is 9. (It was released in 2011 and has a few more prerequisites after SP2.) You can get IE 9 via Windows Update; but only if you "Click here for details" about free software from Microsoft Update and accept the terms - which would mean even more updates to check for, especially if Office is installed. When you finally get it updated and all desired software is installed, I highly recommend making an image because restoring Vista from the ground up is for the birds, as you have come to realize. Good luck!

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I have the Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit RC from earlier this year, build 7100.

I have a HP LaserJet 1320 whose drivers were a devil to install on XP, but it's automatically handled by Windows 7 and I couldn't be happier... it prints and seems to work OK now.

Trouble is the otherwise-heavenly Windows Update keeps listing a driver update for the printer, but the installation of that update always fails w/ code 80070103, which doesn't have any useful information.

The update is known as "Microsoft driver update for hp LaserJet 1320 PCL 5."

When I install, it creates a restore point, looks like it is all proceeding fine, than proclaims "Some updates were not installed" and says Windows Update encountered an unknown error."

A:Windows Update won't install an update!

Quote: Originally Posted by hazard0us

I have the Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit RC from earlier this year, build 7100.

I have a HP LaserJet 1320 whose drivers were a devil to install on XP, but it's automatically handled by Windows 7 and I couldn't be happier... it prints and seems to work OK now.

Trouble is the otherwise-heavenly Windows Update keeps listing a driver update for the printer, but the installation of that update always fails w/ code 80070103, which doesn't have any useful information.

The update is known as "Microsoft driver update for hp LaserJet 1320 PCL 5."

When I install, it creates a restore point, looks like it is all proceeding fine, than proclaims "Some updates were not installed" and says Windows Update encountered an unknown error."

If it works with the currently installed drivers, I wouldn't worry about it. If you really feel the need to update the driver, go to the HP site and get it from there. Set update to ignore the driver.

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I recently reinstalled windows 7 home premium, after uninstalling Linux mint Cinnamon. I now have to
catch up on all the updates, as I had allowed Linux disk to erase windows. I have managed to do 24 updates, but there is another 200 to do. The problem I am now having when I try to do a few at a time
the downloading sticks at 0%. I wondered if it is my Telstra 4g internet connection. Lately it is flicking
between low signal strength and average, within a few seconds. I don't know if I am right. I was thinking
that there cannot be anything wrong with windows updates because it managed to do 24 updates.

A:windows update issue

I just did a clean install just a couple of days ago and I know what you are talking about.

Many are complaining about the same problem because they are not seeing the download % moving.
That is normal in most cases.
It's probable downloading and you just have to wait.
If your like me a home user with only me online, I just watch the blinking light on the router. The percent isn't moving on the screen but the router is blinking crazy I know I'm getting the download.

I took me over 5 hours to download and install 200 plus updates with DSL 3.0 gigbits.
I never do anything on the computer when I doing Windows Updates.

I would also recommend using a wire connection, no wifi.

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I have a PC with Windows 7 installed which has a problem with four updates, they are

KB 3058515 fails with error 8007371B
KB 2952664 fails with error 80073701
KB 3068708 fails with error 8007371B
KB 3035583 fails with error 80070002

I have tried installing them individually without success.

I did install a Microsoft program which was supposed to scan the PC and list problems (it is used check a PC for issues in readiness to be upgraded, but the list it produces can be used to show possible issues that are stopping the updates) but I was unable to find out how it worked so I am unsure if the correct software was downloaded and installed. There is no Malware\Virus on the PC.

Are these common problem with these updates or error codes, how do you resolve them?


A:Windows 7 Pro update issue

Follow this here:

Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help

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I've a windows update problem, though my system got updated with windows malicious software removal tool (KB890830 ) many times, still the windows update ask me to install the same again and again.

I don't know how to solve this problem.

Any help/soulution will highly be appreciated.
Thanks and regards,

A:Windows 7 update issue.

sid_16 said:

I've a windows update problem, though my system got updated with windows malicious software removal tool (KB890830 ) many times, still the windows update ask me to install the same again and again.

I don't know how to solve this problem.

Any help/soulution will highly be appreciated.
Thanks and regards,
sid_16.Click to expand...

Delete everything in:C > Windows > SoftwareDistribution > DataStore
Not the folder,just the contents,and try again!!

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I installed Security Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 for x64-based Systems (KB954430). After I installed it, update kept coming back with the exact same update! I'm sure I installed it correctly because I rebooted after I installed it. It came right back and said I still needed this update. This is really annoying! I could really use some help.

I forgot to add, I'm also getting alerts for old ("important") updates, such as one that was published in June of 2008 (and even one in October 2007!) It's strange, because I had my computer in June 2008 and it never came up and told me about them. However, I didn't have my computer on October of 2007! This is very strange and now I'm wondering if something's wrong with my system. I've never had problems with updates up until now.

EDIT: Now I'm getting duplicates for one other update: Update for Microsoft XML Core Services 4.0 Service Pack 2 (KB941833). I'm doing a full scan with Malwarebytes and so far it has found nothing.

A:Windows Update issue

Hi kibouThe problem you describe seems to be quite common. Many have solved it by doing the following.Delete MSXML4-KB954430 using Add Remove Programs (XP) or Program Features (Vista) in Control Panel (you may have to tick the box to show installed updates). Download MSXML4-KB954430-enu.exe from: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...=96a4413c-526... Install MSXML4-KB954430-enu.exe by clicking on it.

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we are facing WSUS client update issue, all windows 7 machine getting the update from one WSUS server but all are having dissimilar patched installed
in the computer.  the auditor has raised the gaps during an audit, but when we tried to install the update manually getting "This update is not the applicable for this computer" to make similar patched in all computer. We have similar architecture
and installed software in each computer but computers are having the dissimilar patches installed.

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now i'm not really sure if i am posting this in the right section but anyway. thats not important right now.

However the important thing for me right now is this problem i am having with windows update on my laptop..

Now for some reason it does not do any of the following
1. check for updates
2. install the updates that it downloaded before this problem occurred
3. it says that its "busy installing other updates even though i see no activity going on"

Now the last time it successfully downloaded and installed updates was on Nov-24-2008

I also want to point out that Windows Defender is also having the same problem
and i tried disabling my antivirus(avast home edition) and firewall before i make windows check for updates and still i get the same problem..

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated

A:Windows Update issue

wrong forum. - Use the windows OS forum.

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I logged on to my wife's Computer and saw there were a host of errors the big one being that Windows Update was disabled . it told me i needed to restart the computer (which i did) and it still was not working. it used to give me a error code, it doesnt

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My laptop has stopped installing windows updates. It downloads them and begins the installation process but is not able to complete it. After restarting it gives the error 'updates could not be installed'.

I tried running the microsoft 'fix it' programme but this did not resolve the issue and now I get an error saying 'host process For windows services has stopped working and was closed'. Once i get this error i have refuced functionality in windows and explorer will not work for me

I have tried deleting the BITS files and also a clean boot but neither of these has worked either.

Any advice or guidance would be appreciated

A:Windows Update issue

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer, please use this tutorial, run it , then restart, run it, then restart, run it a third time and post the results please : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833
I like to run it 3 times as from experience i have seen it fix more files each time , by the 3 rd run , it has fixed what it will.

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hi guys, I'm having problem for windows update..I just bought my laptop 2 days ago and when I finish the update and it ask me to restart, when I restart it stuck at configuring windows update 15% for around 45 min then I force to shut it down and I recovery but restting it...it already happen twice..please help..now I not dare to update already

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I am unable to install windows update to windows 8 ,,,also cannot ugrade to 8.1..

Please check the below link and advise :


Thank you

A:Windows Update Issue

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My Windows 7 machine now balks when attempting to load the latest update.  I have one installation left, but it refuses to install.

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I am running windows vista basic service pack 2, 32 bit and keep getting the following message:

Windows Update Cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer.

I have tried this to no avail.
I have also tried to restore to a point i know things were working and this has not worked.
The other things i have also tried is i have run PC Utilities and a full scan with kaspersky

Does anyone else have any other suggestions please

A:Help With a windows update issue please

Hi Ezard1983,

While researching for this issue, found a link which might help in fixing the issue: Windows update can not currently check for updates, because the - Microsoft Community

Perform the steps mentioned in above link and post back the results.

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Hi; Im not a computer person, I was hoping to have someone help me retrace my sons steps using maybe and event log or something.
He said that he was working on his collage paper when the windows 10 update prompt came up.
which caused his computer to crash losing the research paper for his class.
that being said, not turning in the paper beign 25% of his grade has caused him to fail said class.
I am desperately trying to prove to the college that he has computer issues, as this was an online class and it needed to be transmitted electronically as they are not giving any leniency as he rewrote that paper (needed a few days to do so) and they won't accept it as late.
We have an Inspiron 15 3542 windows 7 home premium
I saw under setup source servicing: Package update KB3150513 failed to be changed to the Staged state. Status 0c800f0816
I believe this is about the time he was writing the paper.
I tried to go into word to find unsaved documents but nothing was there.
I don't know if there is a way to track log in for Word 2013
If anyone can please help me.
Thank you.

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