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Error during windows update, networking does not work, wireless does not work

Q: Error during windows update, networking does not work, wireless does not work

System: Laptop model HP 2000-410US
OS: windows 7 64bit Home 7 Home Premium
 
Several problems
 
1. When I initiate Windows update, I see there are 6 important updates and 6 opttional update. However when it tries to download and install the updates, windows update runs into problems and give the following error codes
 
Code 80246005
Code 80246008
Code 670
 
Tried everything but cannot get it to work
 
2. No sound.....some kind of audio service is not starting. i do not know what it means
 
3. No wifi...I see the wireless icon key with white light....meaning the wireless is on and also the Ethernet port is lit white and occasional rapid blinking of amber light.  But cannot go on the internet. The wireless router is connected to laptop via Ethernet cable. 
 
4. No errors of any kind under device manager
 
5. when the laptop is turned on and when the login screen appears, the screen is very bright but as soon as i enter the first letter of the password, the screen dims and stays dim...i am not sure why ?
 
6. when the laptop is on and not used for few minutes, the screen goes black ( but the laptop is still on) but will not come back and only come back if the laptop is rebooted.
 
So far i have used cc cleaner but no luck.
 
cannot uninstall silverlight from control panel using add/remove programs.
 
 
 
 

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A: Error during windows update, networking does not work, wireless does not work

Hope this helps.
 
For Win7 - Windows Update error 80246005http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Windows-Update-error-80246005
Other - You cannot install some updates or programshttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/822798

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I purchased a new notebook with Windows 7 in October. During the first weeks I uninstalled McAfee and replaced the harddrive. Since November Windows Update fails with error messages and defender does not start anymore. I made several virus scans (complete) with multiple antivirus programs but nothing showed up.Since it took my days to install various software, I do not want to re-install W7. I also have no good backup that I could restore. I am really surprised that there is not even a single entry regarding the error code in the Microsoft Knowledge base or elsewhere.I really would appreciate help. 

A:Windows Update does not work, Windows Standalone Update Installer stops with error 0xc8000247 (Windows 7 Home Premium on Acer Aspire 1810TZ notebook)

 
Got it !!!!
If You are using notebooks with with hard drive larger than 700 GB you probably should update Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver.
Here is solution :
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02219204&cc=nl&lc=en&dlc=en&product
Download and install it.

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To start, these threads:
Laptop can no longer access shared printer/files on home network
It's not the printer, it's the network (Error code 0x80070035)
Error code 0x80070035 redux, and I am getting battier by the minute
cover the long background of my problem - that a Win7 laptop in my house cannot access other computers on the network, or a USB printer connected to one of those computers. And the problem just appeared all of a sudden (albeit, 2+ years ago). And every other computer in the house - XP, Win7, MacOS - can network and print fine.
Today I finally brought the laptop into the shop to see if they could do anything for me.
The tech took a look at it, said that he could find nothing wrong, and offered two theories.
One is that he could come to my house and try to troubleshoot it in its "native environment." This doesn't make a lot of sense to me, since I really don't know anything magic he could try or see at home, that he'd not see elsewhere.
The other was the thought that maybe the laptop's wireless card was bad. "I've seen it happen," he said, where a wireless card goes partially bad, retaining some functionality but losing others.
How likely is this? That the laptop would have perfect wifi and internet connectivity for 2+ years, but no networking capability with other hardware in the house. 100% "all or nothing" - doesn't make sense to me.

A:Could a bad wireless card work for wi-fi but not for networking?

Why don't you borrow or buy one of those inexpensive USB wifi adapters and see it it works then? At least that will answer the question for you.

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Hia, I've been having problems with my computer, I can't get task manager to work (its green box is viewable on the bottom right but it doesn't open), system restore won't work, windows can't udpate, neither can windows defender update or scan. they both try to though and its slowing down my computer. Here is my hyjack log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 09:50:05, on 13/04/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\IObit\Advanced SystemCare 3\AWC.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\NPDIRECT\tpfnf7sp.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PM Driver\PMHandler.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TpWAudAp.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Lenovo\Scheduler\scheduler_proxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\LenovoCare\LPMGR.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\AwayTask\AwaySch.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lenovo Multimedia Center\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkVantage\AMSG\Amsg.exe
C:\Program Files\Pure Networks\Network Magic\nmapp.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\ACTray.exe
C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\ConnectUtilities\ACWLIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Client Securit... Read more

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How do I switch from wireless to wired networking?

If my laptop is off, I plug in my network cable and switch the wireless radio off, Windows starts fine and I can reach the internet.
If I turn on the radio and unplug the network cable, I can still reach the internet.

If I plug the cable back in and switch off the wireless radio, Windows can't find any networks.

The only way to use a wired network is to plug in the cable and restart Vista. Why is that? How do I fix it?

A:Switching from wireless to wired networking doesn't work

I cannot tell you why, however you can run with both connected at the same time. The wired will take over the connection. That's what happens on my laptop
I have just experimented replicating what you have described and mine works.
Question, are you giving it time to reconnect? I tried mine three times and each time it took about one minute or more to reconnect.

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Hi, my windows update does not work. After searching for updates for a while, it returns
error code 80072f78.
My operating environment is Vista Home/Basic/SP 2, Explorer 9, Intel core 2 duo desktop/2GB RAM,
Internet connectio is wireless/Direct (no proxy).
 
This a hot topic on Microsoft recovery platform too, But still I have not found solution,
 
Help from someone will be highly appreciated.

A:windows update does'nt work-returns error 80072F78

Please download FarbarServiceScanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Flush DNSReset FF proxy SettingsReset Ie Proxy SettingsReport IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Devices (problems only)Click Go and post the result.

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Hi Everyone

Apologies for not including any Log files at this stage, but I would appreciate your thoughts on the following:

I've just installed Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium on a new SSD for my aged Acer Aspire 5920G. Following installation, many updates, including SP1 were automatically added through Windows update.
I then came to Activating, and when it was refused, suddenly realised and remembered (after all these years) that I had in fact purchased a retail version of the Upgrade, and had originally installed it over the top of Vista.

After searching Seven Forums I found and used the work-around binary file, provided on these forums for such a situation. With this I successfully Activated.

After continuing to install s/w and generally set things up, I realised that Windows update was no longer running. I manually set it going, and it has just continued to search for updates for hours without anything else happening. Further investigation using the MS Fixit tool revealed the Error code 0x8007005, (Access Denied, as I've since found out).

I've tried every fix I can find, including SFC Scannow and SubInAcl, without any joy.

Am I correct to assume this has been caused by my clean install of an upgrade version? Can anyone suggest a remedy without me having to start again with a new full copy of Windows 7?

Thanks for any thoughts/suggestions.

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Hey,

I have setup a Static IP address through Windows XP, and I am trying to forward ports to my Xbox 360 (to avoid Strict NAT settings). The problem right now is that I cannot access my routers set up page.

I am using a D-Link WBR-2310, which is not installed on the PC, but runs a password-protected wireless network. I have run IPconfig, and have obtained the IP address and Default Gateway. When I type either in my Web Browser (tried Firefox/IE) I am led to my DSL modem's setup page and not my wireless router.

I have tried every IP address possible (from the default router address to the IPconfig) and I cannot access my wireless router setup. Through the D-Link website, I have also tried to use an emulator, but I am unable to make any changed regarding Port Forwarding. Once again, my wireless router is not installed, and the installation is not working because "The router is not detected- Error 322"

I have been trying to solve this problem for the past 4 hours with no luck so I would appreciate any help! Thanks in advance
 

A:Networking & wireless: Can't manage router- typing IP address doesn't work(port fwd)

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Hello. I have an Asus M52 precision Desktop Computer. I have a USB Wireless Adapter called Belkin N300. Here's a photo of the USB Adapter:

https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/dc6...ddd99d25d.jpeg

The computer originally came with windows 8 64-bit. However, I didn't like windows 8 so I switched to windows 7 (From scratch not downgrade). I started having problems with the internet and everything. So I decided to switch to windows 10. The adapter worked fine on windows 10 and I could game and everything. However, over the years, I decided to get windows 7 back. I always liked windows 7 if you were wondering why I went back. Anyway, this is the part when I start to have problems again. I install the driver from the CD like always. When in first use, it's fine and works. However when I shut off the computer and turn it back on it just fails. I have to connect even though I put it as connect automatically, and normally I have to trouble shoot it. When I troubleshoot it, this is what I get:

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Also, When I go to device manager I get this:

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Strangely, In the past when I had windows 7 before switching to windows 10, I installed the universal serial bus controller and the ethernet controller drivers, but still had network issues. PLEASE HELP. I would appreciate it so much if you could help and give me instructions. This is a very unique problem and a difficult one! THANK YOU.

A:Wireless Adapter won't work on windows 7 but will work on windows 10.

First thing to do is go to the Belkin site and check for a specific windows 7 Driver for the hardware dongle - if there is one available download and install the driver - It may be however that there is not such a driver available, if this is the case then you will have to replace the Dongle

As Windows 7 is now no longer supported fully, (security updates only - extended Support phase runs to 2020), some manufacturers are not providing drivers for it and this is likely to increase in future

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My problem is that I cannot access the internet through my LAC. I enable the connection and it will connect and send packets, but will not receive any packets. I have no problems enabling my wireless connection and connecting to the internet. The wireless does like to disconnect and reconnect about 3 or 4 times an hour which is another problem I have. I believe this LAC problem started around the same time I was trying to get shared music between my computers on iTunes. I was trying to allow for connection on port 3689, but everything I did was unsuccessful. Any suggestions for any of these problems I'm having?
 

A:Solved: Local Area Connection: doesn't work, Wireless: does work

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My Situation
==========
I am a retired Oracle Database Administrator certified in 9i and 10g. Did this for 20 years. Am currently working as a volunteer for a volunteer organization called ACCESS
(http://www.access-nl.org/about_us/index.htm)
My function is to maintain their network of 10 computers connected using Windows Workgroups under Windows XP Profressional. In this area I have very limited experience but enjoy acquiring the necessary skills.

My Question
==========
Can anyone point me to a good website or well-written book that will teach me about
1. Installing Windows and configuring Windows Workgroups
2. Adding a computer to the system
3. Networking in this context in general.

Thanks for your help.
Andy Nicastro
 

A:Solved: Windows Work Groups, Networking

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Hi All
I had a wireless network (Workgroup) and share Drivecrypt containers remotely over the network. I could open the drivecrypt container on either machine remotely transfer files to and from the containers and stream the data from each.
Both machines are running Drivecrypt 5.4 One machine is running Win 7 64 Ultimate the other was running Vista 32bit.
All was Ok until I updated the Vista machine to Win 7 64 Ultimate.
I can no longer access the drivecrypt containers remotely either way.(But they do open locally)
Drivercrypt allows me to see and enter the password for the network container, the container appears as another drive as normal. But if I try to access the drive I get
"T:\ is not accessible
The parameter is incorrect"
Other media can be streamed both ways between computers without a problem.
Another laptop running Vista can still access both Drivecrypt containers on the WIn 7 Computers.
It seems to be just a problem between the two WIN 7 machines
Would anybody know what the problem could be?

Thanks
Nemail

A:Networking Drivecrypt Containers in Windows 7 doesn't work

Tried a test with Truecrypt and all works so I will delete DriveCrypt and use TrueCrypt

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After travelling with my Dell Inspiron 8000 laptop, as many times before, I took it out to start it up, re-installing the Linksys Wireless Network Adapter. The pc was unable to connect to the router and then it crashed. After a few tries, I rebooted and tried to uninstall/reinstall the software, it crashed again during uninstall. It proceeded to crash from boot up or Windows Logo screen until I gave up and packed it back up. Now at home, I tried to re-boot and still crashed at boot. After some research, I finally was able to get enough info to understand the flashing blue screen error message. It was a stop error 0x0000008E. More research and I tried to boot with only one memory stick. It booted up and I had to choose "Last known good config". I then tried the other stick in the other memory slot and it worked too. Hmmm! not sure why! So both sticks and slots work. I decided to try both sticks again and again had to choose "last known good config" and then it booted. So, I don't know if that problem is solved or just at bay for a little longer but, I can still not install or uninstall or update the driver for the wireless card. In Add/Remove programs it shows the Wireless-G Network Adapter with a 0.03 mb file that will not uninstall. If I try to re-install or update drivers it says it is already installed or that drivers already exist and are up to date. Sorry for the book but, I wanted to give as much info as I could. Can you tell me if I need to con... Read more

A:Wireless Network Adapter will not work, uninstall, reinstall, or update driver

Since there have been no replies to this, I wanted to update so others with a similar problem may find an answer. I have fixed the problem. It was a registry issue. I was able to get a registry cleaner from the adapter's manufacturer. Though, booting the pc with only one memory stick and finding out the Stop error were also instrumental. After using the cleaner, I downloaded the drivers to another pc and used a flash drive to reintroduce them to my laptop. I am happy to say that I am back up and running with no subsequent crashes and plenty on internet access. Thank You for all of your Help!
 

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Hello, earlier today I started having this problem which has been annoying me all day! My web browsers (IE9 and GoogleChrome) say they cannot connect to the internet. This happens with any webpage. This even happens with a local address for my Router! This problem doesn't happen when the computer is in Safe mode with networking. It also doesn't work with a clean boot. I for sure know I am connected to the internet, because I CAN USE SKYPE!!! Any ideas? Please HELP! My firewall is disabled, I have no proxies in the lan settings, I have no viruses, I removed some earlier with MalwareBytes. I've also tried WinSockFix without success. I AM GRATEFUL TO WHOEVER CAN HELP ME WITH MY ISSUE, THANKS IN ADVANCE!

Computer specs:
Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Bit
1Gb RAM
Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00GHz 2.99 Ghz Proccessor
Service Pack 2
 

A:Browsers only work in Safe mode with networking HELP!!! Windows Vista

What firewall / security suite or anti-virus do you currently have on the PC - or you have ever had on the PC in the past - any trial ware - like Norton, kaspersky or Mcafee or any free security suites like zonealarm, AVG , Webroot etc
 

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OK, so I got some kind of malware/virus where i kept getting the same "important security alert" pop-up every time I clicked on something. So, I ran a system restore thinking that it would take care of it. Well, it didnt. On top of that, after I completed the system restore, my internet browsers now only work in safe mode. I definitely have an internet connection and when I try to run the automatic troubleshooting it says there is nothing wrong with the connection. After that, I downloaded Super AV and malwarebytes and ran them. They found a ton of stuff and I got rid of it. Still, my internet browsers would only work in safe mode. So, I looked on this forum and read about a clean startup. So i used msconfig, hid all the microsoft processes and disabled all the remaining applications. Still, no internet browser. Then, I read having two anti virus applications can cause this problem. So, I uninstalled my Norton 360 that had long since expired. Nothing. Uninstalled Super AV and malwarebytes. Still nothing. I have no idea what it could be. If someone could give me some guidance I would really appreciate it. Ive surfed every forum I could find and tried everything that my level of computer expertise allowed. Now Im at the point that I don't want to screw anything up.

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What on EARTH process is always running in the background to make my hard drive chatter away for literally nearly 3-5 minutes after a bootup...and we're talking with a FRESH install!....Some something is running a LOT in the background but task manager is absolutely worthless in pointing out what is going on...It even gets to the point where , after having the Edge browser opened and perusing the internet for awhile, things get so bogged down, and windows is too stupid to tell me exactly WHY it's bogged down, things get to where even a mouse click is delayed upwards of 10 seconds! lol. Sometimes things completely freeze and pushing the reset button is the only way out...I've gone as far as downloading Avasts 'emergency startup' disc and booting from it , thinking there might be a virus, but it found nothing (although I'm wondering if it's loading a small portion of windows, which if it is, and a virus or malware is in that small portion, booting to the disc and running the anti-virus software is pointless...maybe I should try it with a linux based emergency disc?) ....

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I know I am getting on everyone's nerves with all of these posts, but this is my only way to get things resolved.

Safe Mode with Networking: Networking doesn't work.

Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!

A:Networking doesnt work when using Safe Mode with Networking

Originally Posted by Jesse Williams


I know I am getting on everyone's nerves with all of these posts, but this is my only way to get things resolved.

Safe Mode with Networking: Networking doesn't work.

Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!



Guess a question first would be what issues are you having that you need to do this ?

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I put in netgear wireless llb pcmcia card in my compaq running xp

The driver seems to be OK and the computer recognizes the card

It says wireless network not connectec

when I try to connect or try to view wireless connections
I get message windows can't configure the wireless network

When I tried to follow the instructions on the microsoft site,
and tried to run the program it said to run to let windows zero configure the network It couldn't find the program

What if anything can I do

Unfortunately I can't connect the computer to the internet without the wireless as I'm out of town, typing this in now at a library computer, which right now is my only occasional access to the internet until I get this straightened out.
 

A:can't get wireless to work on notebook --message windows can't configure wireless

Chances are that when you installed the Netgear driver and utility you told the utility that you wanted it to manage the wireless. Its icon should be in the Notification Area--double click on it, go to the Network (I'm going from memory here) tab, find the network you want and connect to it.
 

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update does not work error code 80070002
whay do I do?

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dear, i am using the wireless connection.(sharing with neighbour,he has connection).since 4 day i upgrade my visa.. regular upgrade..
now i am having problem in connectiob.all seemed nice..but
nothing work.no webpage open.(BUSY)..only skype work.
does my neighbour has put any restriction to open all page except the skype .. or some other error is there.

need help fix this connection error
 

A:wireless connection error.it seemed all nice.but no page open.only skype work

This kind of sharing is against the terms of service for the ISP. If you read the TSG Rules which you agreed to when you signed up, you'll see we don't support this kind of activity.

Closed.
 

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Hi, i've got the problem, that I can't do updates of AntiVir or Windows. When I go to the Windows update site, it redirects me to google.

So I need your help, please.

HijackThis logfile:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 21:09:20, on 24.01.2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\HomeCinema\TV Enhance\TVEService.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google EULA\GoogleEULALauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XBoxStat.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWTray.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Secunia\PSI\psi.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.aldi.com/
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A:Windows update and AntiVir update doesn't work

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I just reinstalled 8 on a ssd and tried to install 8.1 from the store but it says i need to update windows first. I tried running windows update but i get an error saying "Windows could not search for new updates" error code 80240440. I tried everything I could find online and nothing seems to work. I tried restarting windows update, i tried turning off firewall, I tried reinstalling windows again and selecting "check for updates online" before installing from the cd, i tried running a check disk, and there is absolutely no program installed on the drive other than windows. I think this is absurd and insane, i've never had so many problems with an operating system before, especially for something so basic as an update utility. Can anyone help me out?

A:Unable to update to 8.1 because windows update doesnt work

Try some of this : Windows 8 update Code 80240440 error - Microsoft Community

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Automatic updates continues to turn itself off.
I have gone to the micrsoft website and did what it told me to do.
I get the error message that says "The site cannot continue because one or more of these Window services is not running"
I follow the instructions exactly and it does not work
I have done this 4 times
Every time I reboot automatic updates is off.
I cannot find a solution to this problem on microsoft. Maybe I am not looking in the right place.
Hope the wise minds of this forum can help me
thanks Kee

A:windows update will not work

One or more of the following may...be useful:Automatic Updates options are greyed out - http://windowsxp.mvps.org/aupolicy.htm Error 0x80072EE2, et alia Windows or MS Update - http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=836941 How to troubleshoot problems connecting to Windows Update or to Microsoft Update - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/818018 KB 943144, Updates Not Installed From WinUpdate After Repair - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144 Microsoft Windows Update 0x8ddd0004 Error - http://update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/...&IsMu=False Microsoft Windows Update Troubleshooter - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/troubleshoot/ PC Hell How to Fix Problem When Windows Updates Download But Won't Install - http://www.pchell.com/support/windows_upda...t_install.shtml Problem Updating Via Windows Update - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/155133/problem-updating-via-windows-update/ Register Windows Updates Files - http://www.theeldergeek.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=3619LouisEdit: I suppose that malware could be a contributor here also.

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I am using windows XP sp2 and windows update does not work. When i click on windows update in the start menu. IE 7 opens up and i just get Google. even if i type in the address into the address bar, it still just takes me to Google. I'm freaked out.

A:Windows update does not work

Clear browser cache and cookies, restart your OS and try again?

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Does anyone know why or how I can fix it???
I need to get the service pack1. But can because the
updater won't run at all.
Thanks
S.
 

A:Windows Update Won't work in XP

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Hello:
 
I've been struggling with this computer of mine off and on for 3 weeks.  I'll give you the "Cliff Notes" version of my tale of woe: 
 
1.  My computer crashed, locked up, went crazy you choose the phrase that pays.
 
2.  Had to do a system recovery and that went ok - i got all my pictures and files back had to reload some programs but all in all I can't compalin
 
3. To make a long story short, remember this is the  "Cliff Notes" version, I cannot use windows update.
 
I go to the up date section and click the button and Nada, Nothing.  It just sits there stuck in the "checking for updates" mode.  I walked away from it for about 2 hours and nothing.
 
Has this happened to anyone in here?   

A:Windows 7 - Update - Does Not Work

This is a fairly common issue at the moment. Please see this page for fixes.
 
edit:
 
Out of all the fixes, this is the simplest.
 

 

Simple solution: Open Windows Update, go to change settings, make sure it's set to install updates automatically, change the Install new updates time to the next hour (as opposed to the 3:00).
Set the computer to never sleep when plugged in. It may take up to two hours for the updates to start, so be patient.

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I have been trying to perform these updates for a month or 2 now but I always get the same errors. I get Error Codes 80073701 and 800F081E (see attached)

Clicking on "get help with this error" is useless, as you'd expect from Microsoft.

According to Microsoft these are "important updates".

All other updates install correctly. I dont really care too much for IE9, but I figure Windows 7 SP1 (for 64 bit machine) might have some importance for security.

Has anyone else had this issue? Does anyone have a solution? It's annoying as hell!

A:Windows Update does not work for IE9 and SP1

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My windoes update on my Windows 7 64 Bit laptop will not work. I've tried starting it from the program in start but I get the error. When I go onto update.microsoft.com it tell me to update via Windows Update in start as well. I cannot check for updates.

Most recent check: 11/28/10
MOst recent update: 11/24/10

Last update : Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2447568)

Installation date: ‎11/‎24/‎2010 7:49 PM

Installation status: Successful

Update type: Recommended

This Compatibility View List update helps make Web sites that are designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. When users install Internet Explorer 8, they will be given a choice about opting-in to a list of sites that should be displayed in Compatibility View. After you install this item, you may have to restart Internet Explorer.

A:WIndows Update Does Not Work

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I've got an old Sony Vaio laptop with Vista Home Premium 32-bit operating system. I had not been using it much through December and was lazy in updating it. On Jan 10, I downloaded and installed several updates and then some more on Jan 12. Some of the updates available failed. I restarted the laptop to finish installation of those that were successful. After that, however, Windows Update just hangs during the "check for updates" stage. I installed another couple of updates manually from the Windows support website but found that some with the .msi extention (Microsoft standalone installer) does not work either.
On the Installed Updates page of the Control Panel, it states that service pack 3 was installed but on the System and Maintenance page, it still says I'm at Service Pack 2.
I tried MicrosoftFixit50202.msi and MicrosoftFixit.wu.run.exe from Microsoft support website to repair Windows Update. Both reported that the problem was not fixed. This also had the effect of erasing my update history so that I cannot view which updates are still required.
I've run full system scans with Norton Internet Security, Mbam and Superantispyware. All were clear, although Superantispyware did detect and remove 163 tracking cookies that the other two did not report. Also, Mbam took about twice as long as usual to run the full scan.
I've also run Windows Checkdisk for disk errors and bad sectors but it reported that there were no errors.
I tried to use system restore to go back to the ti... Read more

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After that, however, Windows Update just hangs during the "check for updates" stage. I installed another couple of updates manually from the Windows support website but found that some with the .msi extention (Microsoft standalone installer) does not work either.
 
Hi Dexterous:
 
Many Vista users, including myself, have seen Windows Update appear to hang at the "Checking for updates..." phase for the past few months - see my post in ScousaJAY's thread windows update just seems to hang while checking in the VistaForums for one example.  The problem seems to be more prevalent on machines with limited amounts of RAM and/or slow CPUs and the only solution I know of at the moment is to simply wait for 40 to 50 min to allow "Checking for updates..." to run to completion and present a list of available updates.
 

I've got an old Sony Vaio laptop with Vista Home Premium 32-bit operating system....On the Installed Updates page of the Control Panel, it states that service pack 3 was installed but on the System and Maintenance page, it still says I'm at Service Pack 2.

 
There is a Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Win XP, but Service Pack 2 (SP2) is the latest available service pack for for 32-bit Vista.  Could you please confirm that you are seeing a Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Vista in your Control Panel | Programs and Features?  It's possible that some of the updates you manually downloaded from the Microsoft Download Center are not applicable for your Vi... Read more

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Hope you won't mind me bringing this thread to the top.

I have a similar problem described in previous threads- Windows Update won't work etc. It's been like that for a year. I've scoured the internet and seen /tried all sorts of possible solutions but none of them work. I don't have an installation disc otherwise I'd try a repair.

All of the observations in this thread and Mr Wonderful's thread also apply to my computer - SFC/scannow won't work, etc. Windows update error is 80080005. I've checked permissions for TrustedInstaller etc.

One observer suggested that Avast Antivirus is the culprit - mistakenly moving an operating file to the chest. I looked there and can see several system32 files including three versions of kernel32.dll. One of these was moved to the chest in November 2009 and coincides with when my updates stopped working.

Unlike many people I've enjoyed using Vista and haven't had any problems except this one. I'd really like to get it fixed. Any help would be appreciated.

As suggested, here are my logs:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing]
"EnableDpxLog"=dword:00000001
"EnableLog"=dword:00000001
"SessionIdHigh"=dword:01ca5801
"SessionIdLow"=dword:2eed5158
"LastModified_UTC"="2009/10/28/19:03:03"
"RollbackFailed"=dword:00000000
"ExecuteState"=dword:ffffffff
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A:Windows update won't work

Try this
How do I reset Windows Update components?

If no success this may work
Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2

and finally here
Repair & Fix Windows Updates with Fix WU Utility | The Windows Club

If none of these work
Go to search type cmd and then right click when it pop up
Then run as administrator
Then type sfc /scannow
Same as you have done, but 3 times. Try again see if it works.
Run three times. If it still does not work get us the log. The complete log
System Restore not completing successfully

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Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer.
The above is the message I get every time I click on "Check for updates" on Windows Update. When I bring up the Windows Update, there is a big cross with a red background on the screen. The setting is set to "Install updates automatically (recommended)".
I have restarted the computer a number of times. And I also checked and ensured the Windows Update service had started. However I still ggt the same error message.

A:Windows 7 Update won't work.

Thanks for your help!
When I went through your steps I found a new problem.  The system had run out of space.  Needless to say, problems remain.  I investigated and I posted at

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7itprogeneral/thread/085bef4d-aea2-44d0-bba8-6e09948bad94/.  That could be the cause of the problem.

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In Windows 7 Ultimate, updates won't work. When I click 'check for updates for your computer' I get error message: "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer."
I've restarted my computer. I have "automatically check for update" selected in settings. Still nothing.

D-

A:Windows Update won't work

Hi,
Please check Windows Update service's running status, make sure it is automatic. If not, change and start it.
Please refer to the following steps to resolve this issue.
Step 1. Rename the Windows Update temporary folders:
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1. Click "Start", in "Start Search" item, type: "notepad" (without quotes) and press Enter.

2. Copy the following commands and then paste them into the opened Notepad window:
net stop wuauserv
net stop CryptSvc
ren %windir%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old
ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution sold.old
net start CryptSvc
net start wuauserv
pause
3. After pasting the above commands, please close the Notepad window. Choose "Save" when you are prompted to save the file. Type "rename.bat" as the file name and save it to the Desktop.
4. Return to the Desktop, right click the rename.bat file and choose "Run as administrator".

5. You will see a DOS-like window processing.
Now try Windows Update to see if the issue has been resolved.
Step 2. Run Microsoft Fix It Tool 50202 to reset Windows Update components:
====================================================
1. Please download the tool from the following link:
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9665683
2. When the file download window appears, please click "Save", and follow the directions to save it to your computer.

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I can not get Windows Update to find any updates. I have gone into Windows update under Change Settings and under Important Updates I checked Install Updates Automatically (Recommended); then checked Recommended Updates; then checked Who can Install Updates;
then checked Microsoft Updates. Then I ran Check for Updates and it ran for an hour and a half and still no updates can be found. Under Review your update history, it shows 2 updates: 1) Update for Windows (KB958488) dated 12/17/2011, 2)Windows Update Agent
7.6.7600.320 dated 7/6/2016. So after saying that my question is WHAT DO I DO TO GET MY WINDOWS UPDATE TO WORK??? I did not know which forum category or forum to choose. I just need to know if I can get my update to work.

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After a clean installation of Windows 7 Professional SP1 I found that Windows Update does not work. I would appreciate any help.

To begin with, I wrote all zeros? to the drive before the installation. The installation was clean, it activated fine, and Windows 7 was running great.

After installing avast antivirus I connected to the internet and updated the antivirus. I then tried to download the updates from Windows Update. That?s when Windows Update just kept searching in a loop for 4 hours and would not find anything. It also caused my CPU to begin running at 100% continuously.

I understand this is a common problem for Windows 7 and Windows Update. I have tried a lot of the recommended solutions that I have found online, but I still cannot get it resolved.

This is what I have tried and in the order I have tried them.

April 2015 Service Stack Update
Windows 7 SP1 Convenience Rollup
Update for Windows 7 (KB3102810)
WSUS Offline Update
Windows Update Troubleshooter (downloaded from MS)
Windows Troubleshooter in Control Panel
WindowsUpdateAgent-7.6-x86
I would very much appreciate any help and any recommendations. Thanks.
Here are the system specs for my Compaq Presario V5304US laptop:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3300+, x86 Family 15 Model 44 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
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A:Windows Update does not work

Sorry Frank, I'm new to this forum and missed your post on how to do this. I will try to follow your steps and report back, thanks.
 

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New install Windows 7 Ultimate on new HDD. Used to be ok prior to new MB, CPU, HDD & PSU . Now update won't work, tried ISo file disk,also getting BSOD which i haven't seen since most most of you proberly were born!!!! Want to get update working first so may fix the BSOD problems also ?

Repeatly running the update tool gives in Check SUR .persist down to one error being
Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\amd64_b16e69c6402f9293728c10e2340662fc_#1bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21733_oone_5af0b82 4d1d4fe63.manifest

This is what comes up after repeatly running the tool. SFC /SCANNOW won't run either
Rerunning windows update repeatly gives error 8007370B.
Iknow haven't followed your posting requirements exactly put maybe listing this file will seffice?
many thanks in advance

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SFC /SCANNOW gives
Windows Resource Protection could not porform the requested operation

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I could sure use some help with my friends computer.  When I first got the computer I cleaned 18 trojan viruses off of the computer and haMicrosoft d a problem saying the keycode was wrong.  That was also a hoax. 
 
It finally became so unstable trying to clean it that I used the HP Recovery Module.  I backed up all the data and then restored the laptop.  It is running extremely well except for the fact that i can't get Windows Update to run.
 
I have tried:  using msconfig,  
                     Microsoft Mr. Fixit for Windows Update
                     Ran a SFC /scannow (showed no errors)
                  
I ure could use some ideas so I can get this laptop working.  I have looked all over the internet and tried several suggestions.
 
Thanks in advance for any and all assistance.
 

A:Need help getting Windows Update to Work

Here's a BleepingComputer posting worthy of a read......
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/608538/windows-7-clean-install/
 
Keep in mind that what works well for one may not for another. But I have used the procedures outlined above with very good success. Others here may post other remedies to try.
 
Keep us posted!

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Dear Bleepingcomputer staff, here is my problem: after installing Kaspersky Internet Security 2013, trial version, my Windows Update feature does not work anymore. I already talked to the Kaspersky forum, and they had me run some logs, which came out clean; I also did a full scan of my PC, and nothing showed up. At this point I come here to see if anyone can point me to the solution. For your information I run Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit. Any log or info you need from me, please let me know. My take is that somwhow KIS 2013 conflicts with Windows Update. I can uninstall it if I have to, it's a trial version, so no problem there. Thanks for any assistance you will provide, regards

Enrico

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DownloadTDSSkillerLaunch it.Click on change parameters-Select TDLFS file systemClick on "Scan".Please post the LOG report(log file should be in your C drive) Do not change the default options on scan resultsDownloadaswMBRLaunch it, allow it to download latest Avast! virus definitionsClick the "Scan" button to start scan.After scan finishes,click on Save logPost the log results hereDownloadESET online scannerInstall itClick on START,it should download the virus definitionsWhen scan gets completed,click on LIST of found threatsExport the list to desktop,copy the contents of the text file in your reply

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After I updated with SP1 windows update hasn't been working. The windows update window freezes and is blank and have to force quit explorer to close it. Here's my log file:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 2:51:51 PM, on 10/22/2008Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exeC:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apoint.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exeC:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXEC:\Program Files\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exeC:\Program Files\Google\Gmail Notifier\gnotify.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\DellTPad\ApMsgFwd.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\CinePlayer\DMXLauncher.exeC:\Program Files\DellTPad\HidFind.exeC:\Program Files\DellTPad\Apntex.exeC:\Windows\WindowsMobile\wmdc.exeC:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exeC:\Program Files\X3watch\x3watch.exeC:\Program Files\Sigmatel\C-Major Audio\WDM\sttray.exeC:\Windows\System32\rundll32.exeC:\Windows\System32�... Read more

A:Windows Update won't work

I'm sorry we couldn't help you sooner but as you can see the forums are extremely busy and our volunteer helpers are at full capacity. I'm subscribed to this topic now and will help you with any malware issues you may have.Since it has been a while since you posted last and changes may have been made to your system please run HijackThis by right clicking it and selecting Run as Administrator and post a new log in your next reply.

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Hi all,

I recently ran a registry cleaner program (I think it was called pc tools or something) which also optimises your computer blah de blah.

Anyway, after I Optimised it and cleaned the registry, I can no longer access windows update. When I try to open it, a window very quickly pops up and then promptly disappears.

I tried uninstalling the program to undo the changes, but I think that was a wrong move. Update still doesn't work.

I went to do a system restore, but that has also stopped working. Same thing, a window flashes up but then disappears. Also, when I right click on my desktop and click "personalise", the same problem occurs. Also if I go to Control Panel-System.

I tried doing a windows repair but it said that there were no problems found. I would really like to avoid doing a full format and re-install because this computer is used at reception of the hotel my wife and I manage and any downtime with the computer can be a real pain in the backside with online bookings etc.

Anyone have any ideas?

Regards,
Scott

A:Windows update does not work and cannot even get into it

Hi Scott and Welcome to Vista Forums.
It seems that a software is causing this issue. Probably a virus or something.
Did you try scanning your computer with an antivirus software?
Also, try in safe mode to see if this problem persist and let us know.

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I have a new Dell XPS 13 that came with Windows 8.1.  When I switch on I get a notification that windows updates are ready to be installed.  When I go to settings/update and recovery/Windows Update all I see is the little spinning wait symbol (for hours).  I also recently took up the subscription to McAfee anti virus which came pre installed on the computer.  When I try and open McAfee Central the same happens.  These problems also occur when my McAfee firewall is turned off.  I'm not sure if these problems are related
I am concerned that because of the updates not working I won't be able to get my Windows 10 upgrade, I reserved it some time ago but as of today I haven't received my notification.
How can I solve these problems?

A:Windows 8.1 update won't work

Thanks, I resolved the problem myself - the simple solution may be useful to others who encountered the same fault
First I turned off the firewall and made sure it wasn't set to switch back on when I re-booted. I re-booted and went to settings/windows update/choose how updates get installed. It was set to download and install automatically, but of course the downloads were not installing automatically - I changed this to "download updates but choose whether to install them" and applied the change. Then I went to "view details" and was able to select all the uninstalled downloads, which I did and they installed. I then rebooted no ;more warning of uninstalled updates and Win 10 started to download and install.

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Dear Guys, I am using my laptop ProBook 450 G0 from long time, i used window 8.0 and there was no problem. But after i update my OS Windows 10, now i can't see wi-fi conection list.   Please someone help me. I check my computer all driver are instell sucessfully but no solve my problem.  Thanks in Advanced

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I installed a new hard drive in my Compaq laptop and did Windows XP install wth the restore disks. After the restore, I was able to use Windows Update to get all the updates that were available but didnt get SP 3. But since then whenever I go to get updates , the updates show up but it always shows the download size at 0kb and when I click on install, the installation window pops up and then it says"the following updates were not installed" but no error messages. ive never seen this before. Thanks
 

A:Cant get Windows Update to work

Something like that happened to me once with Windows Update but it was just a few updates. In my case I used System Restore and was able to install the updates all over again as if nothing had happened before.
 

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No matter what I do. I have read most posts here and done endless searches on the internet and tried almost everything. And nothing seems to be working. When I try to use Windows Updates it sits and looks for updates forever. When I try to load updates manually from the catalog, it goes through the process and then say update failed at the end. I have downloaded and run all of the fixit and repair tools and nothing has worked. I have downloaded one of the "hotfix" files and got it to install but it did not help. I have manually downloaded some of the kb files that are suppose to correct the problem. A couple of them have installed but most show failed. I have downloaded and installed the latest updater from microsoft. I have shut down my firewall and anti-virus. Nothing is helping. This is on Windows 7 with SP1. I have tried to do a recovery but it will not go back far enough to correct the problem. I can't do a clean Windows install because this is a Toshiba laptop with an OEM install and no disk was provided when I bought the computer. The last time Updates worked was in March. Since then, nothing is working. Am I at a point where I should just forget updating this system anymore. Forget Windows 10, I will go to a Mc before I upgrade. Is there any hope? Chuck

A:Windows Update Will Not Work

Hi Chuck,
Toshiba lappy's have a recovery partition.
Before you go that route,
can you copy/paste your last day posting from
C>>Windows>>windowsUpdate
log
please

Roy

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This problem started about a month or two ago. Whenever I log into my computer, there is a taskbar icon that says Windows update is disabled. I click on that icon and turn automatic updates on. I restart my computer and the icon shows up again that Updates are disabled. Can anyone help me? I cannot even update my computer when I go to the Windows Update site.

A:Windows Update Does Not Work

Malwarebyteshttp://www.malwarebytes.org/fileassassin.phprun that programbut dont post a log on this forumpost it in this forum if you want post ithttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...mp;s=&f=103then windows updates again

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Hi,

I cannot get Windows Update to work. I get the following message: Files required to use Microsoft Update are no longer registered or installed on your computer. I have tried the Register or reinstall the files for me now (Recommended) that Windows Update gives you but that didn't work. I did a search and found this:
1. Click Start.
2. Choose Run.
3. Type or use cut & past to enter each of the following in the Run Box.
(enter them one at a time & pressing OK after each one)

net stop wuauserv

regsvr32 wuapi.dll
regsvr32 wups.dll
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32 wucltui.dll
regsvr32 wuweb.dll
regsvr32 MSXML.dll
regsvr32 MSXML2.dll
regsvr32 MSXML3.dll
regsvr32 qmgr.dll
regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll
regsvr32 jscript.dll

net start wuauserv

This did not solve my problem. I also read on the internet that the MSXML3.dll file could become corrupted. I deleted that and downloaded the file from Microsoft but I still can't update. I tried this SFC /SCANNOW. I also tried this:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/914224/en-us
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/916248/en-us

They did not help me. Any ideas?

A:Windows Update does not work

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