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can I run SURT from a USB stick?

Q: can I run SURT from a USB stick?

Because my satellite internet will take ages (like 80 hours or something) to download SURT, would I be able to download it onto a USB (via WIFI from my town's library, onto my laptop) and then install/run it on my home desktop computer?

Please forgive if this is a stupid question

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Preferred Solution: can I run SURT from a USB stick?

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A: can I run SURT from a USB stick?

You can - but I'd advise copying it to the desktop and running that copy, unless it's USB3, as it's a very large file.

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I installed(Run instead of Save) SURT from a link posted by Brink but I cannot locate where it was filed.

A:Installed SURT...where is it?

Selecting Run puts the file in the Temporary Internet Files area.

Once the SURT has run, that is it. It has done all that it is going to do. There is no start menu entry and there is no user interface.

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Trying to follow the instructions for new postings, I tried to download the SURT for Windows 7 64 bit, and got an error message . Where can I go from here? I am running Win 7 Professional on a new HP computer. I am getting no error messages when I try to run Windows updater, but get this when I try to update Windows Security Essentials:. Despite the MSE srror message, when I run Speccy, it shows a normal internet connection, and I have no trouble connecting to anything else on the internet - just Windows updates.

A:SURT error

Please follow this tutorial. It will give needed information to our expert.

Windows Update Posting Instructions

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I'm trying to follow the posting guidelines before I post my Windows update problem but don't know which SURT file to download, could someone please help?

My computer properties are :

Windows 7 Home Premium
Copyright 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
64-bit Operating System

(I have not been able to succesfully download/install Service Pack 1, which is the problem I will eventually ask about, and every option I see for SURT has an SP, which I don't have at all.)

ETA - Sorry guys, just saw I wasn't reading things properly.

A:which SURT file should I download?

For the SURT you need to d/l this file: x64-based (64-bit) versions of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 7
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down....aspx?id=20858

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I have Errors during Windows Update
Error 800B0100. Serviceupdate Tool don't solve the issue.
Hardcopy & Logs in Zip-File

Please Help

A:Errors W7 Update before and after SURT

The CheckSUR shows the following problems

Code:
Unavailable repair files:
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Hyphenation-Parent-Package-English~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.mum
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Hyphenation-Parent-Package-German~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.mum
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Spelling-Parent-Package-English~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.mum
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Spelling-Parent-Package-German~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.mum
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Hyphenation-Parent-Package-English~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.cat
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Hyphenation-Parent-Package-German~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.cat
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Spelling-Parent-Package-English~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.cat
servicing\packages\Microsoft-Windows-IE-Spelling-Parent-Package-German~31bf3856ad364e35~~~10.2.9200.16437.cat
In fact, all of those errors are perfectly normal - for IE10 in Windows 7.


The problem seems to be in the SoftwareDistribution folder...

Code:
Line 527505: 2013-10-27 11:41:13, Error CBS Failed to verify if catalog file \\?\C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\fbae14e17f6dcf95662597649e2ec185\update.cat is valid. [HRESULT = 0x800b0100 - TRUST_E_NOSIGNATURE]
Line 527511: 2013-10-27 11:41:15, Error CBS Failed to verify if catalog file \\?\C:\Windows\SoftwareDis... Read more

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Hi,

I have tried to install SP2 on my Vista Home Premium 32 bit (Dutch). After evenings trying to fix some problems with FixIt and Readiness it's going better and better. But SP2 won't install yet. In my checksur.log there are a few problems, after more than 900 were repaired. Can someone help me to fix these problems so I can try to install SPV again?


Code:
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Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.0.6002.22574
Package Version 15.0
2012-08-03 20:17
Checking Windows Servicing Packages
Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
Checking Package Watchlist
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
Checking Component Store
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_81a783d915bb6f248faec54858397f60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20895_none_8c1d577eb7f137c2.manifest x86_81a783d915bb6f248faec54858397f60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20895_none_8c1d577eb7f137c2
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlactivexcompat_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21148_none_15ef6be02bd9d67a.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlactivexcompat_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21148_none_15ef6be02bd9d67a
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.6000.381_none_7e2e53603f89ed2f.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.6000.381_none_7e2e53603f89ed2f
(f) CSI Manifest Fail... Read more

A:A few problems after SURT (tried to install SP2)

Originally Posted by BasW


Hi,

I have tried to install SP2 on my Vista Home Premium 32 bit (Dutch). After evenings trying to fix some problems with FixIt and Readiness it's going better and better. But SP2 won't install yet. In my checksur.log there are a few problems, after more than 900 were repaired. Can someone help me to fix these problems so I can try to install SPV again?


Code:
=================================
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.0.6002.22574
Package Version 15.0
2012-08-03 20:17
Checking Windows Servicing Packages
Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
Checking Package Watchlist
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
Checking Component Store
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_81a783d915bb6f248faec54858397f60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20895_none_8c1d577eb7f137c2.manifest x86_81a783d915bb6f248faec54858397f60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20895_none_8c1d577eb7f137c2
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlactivexcompat_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21148_none_15ef6be02bd9d67a.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlactivexcompat_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21148_none_15ef6be02bd9d67a
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.6000.381_none_7e2e53603f89ed2f.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.6000.381_... Read more

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For the last two months I have been having to reinstall the same win updates over & over?-
Now its the Windows Malicious Software Removal tool that keeps coming up, and as soon as I install it
the updt icon immediately pops up saying updates are ready for your computer (over & over)?

I tried to download the Win7 32-bit SURT tool from your forum link, but it says it's Not available?

A:Can't download SURT tool to fix...?

The most likely reason for the MSRT to repeat is that it crashed at some point.
The most likely reason for that, is that the machine is infected.
Try this link for the CheckSUR tool...

Download System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821) [October 2014] from Official Microsoft Download Center

(direct link - 32-bit Windows 7CheckSUR)

Also...

Please download and install Malwarebytes Anti-malware (free version) from http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free/ - UNtick 'Enable free trial of MBAM Premium' at the end of the installation - and update it, then run a full scan in your main account, and Quick scans in any other user accounts.

Quarantine everything it finds

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The pc is definitely backleveled since I had to restore. It has all updates up to 7/12. While I have had any problems with updates (so far) I thought that it might be wise to install the SURT. My only concern is whether that would create problems with updates since I am so far behind.

thanks

(I could not find an answer for this question which may well be a dumb question.)

A:SURT WIN7 64bit

It only corrects any problems it finds - it doesn't install anything new.

Unless you're seeing problems with updating or the like, then there should be no need to run the tool.

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Hi everybody,

It's a lil bit annoying to get a failed Win 7 Sp1 update screen.
So I ran the SURT tool and it installed successful on my laptop.
But still I can't install the SP1
Even after a restart...no any progress.

Hope someone can help me out of this.

I also attached two files. I don't no which one is the right one.

Thanks!

A:Failed Win 7 SP1 update after SURT

Can someone help me?

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Hi,
I just ran CheckSur Scan and there are some problems that I can't fix alone.
You'll find enclosed the log file
Thanks in advance for your help !

A:SURT corruption issues

Hello again
Here's the error list - slightly abridged..

Code:
Summary:
Seconds executed: 4362
Found 65 errors
CSI Manifest All Zeros Total count: 53
CBS MUM Corrupt Total count: 6
CBS Catalog Corrupt Total count: 6

Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-i..nternetcontrolpanel_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_none_71a4711066d83b13.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-s..-jscript9.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_en-us_c425f8bb8d103b17.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-ie-f12tools.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_en-us_8d13b12bc9f0c3b8.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-ieinstal_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_none_cb06a41ea6a2081d.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-ie-diagnosticshubis_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_none_f259db3fd643baac.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-i..osticstap.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_en-us_6d650557f9d1d6fe.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-i..riptedsandboxplugin_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_none_3e46a8a9805d3113.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-i..riptcollectionagent_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_none_9832130dadca15bd.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-inetres-adm.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_en-us_5208ad7c927bb33c.manifest
winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-i..etexplorer-optional_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.17207_n... Read more

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Hello.

I can't check for Windows 7 Updates. I get an error saying that the service isn't running, even when it is (I checked services.msc). I tried running SURT, but I get an error 0xc8000247. I tried sfc /scannow, didn't work. CBS logs are attached. Thanks.

A:Can't check for updates, SURT fails.

You're probably also getting a 'non-genuine' error??

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

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

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

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taking the two issues people have come back to me with

SURT

The SURT has not fixed the problem; the same 4 updates fail as before i.e. :
- Definition Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB982726) 32-Bit Edition,
- Security Update for Microsoft Outlook 2010 (KB2837597) 32-Bit Edition
- Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2589352) 32-Bit Edition
- Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2597087) 32-Bit Edition

Log files don't mean a lot to me. But here goes for anyone who can interpret. Attached are the simple log files in plain and CBS zips after the SURT run - before and after failed software update

IE11 and YouTube: Someone asked for a better description of the problem. Best done with an example: If I open YouTube and attempt to type a search string e.g. Joe Bloggs, it locks up with a YouTube failing to respond pop-up at the bottom. On the other hand, if I type a search string into Google e.g. Joe Bloggs on YouTube, then I can click any of the links and YouTube runs perfectly, and more to the point, will accept any new search string.

In the mean time, I'll go look for updates after next Patch Tues/Wed so I can shut my machines down sensibly

A:Wrap up to the SURT suggestion (and IE11)

SURT found nothing wrong - and the CBS logs contain no useful data.

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

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Lenovo is the latest PC maker to join the budding PC-on-a-stick movement. The company on Tuesday announced the Ideacentre Stick 300, a wallet-friendly compute stick suitable for use in multiple scenarios.

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A:Lenovo undercuts Intel's Compute Stick with cheaper Ideacentre Stick 300

It's too bad HDMI couldn't supply the power.
 

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Hi, Been battling this for awhile.
Tried all I could find on this problem to no avail.http://www.sevenforums.com/images/smilies/sad.gif

ran chkdsk, sfc
Thank you for any help.

When sp1 install fails: Error: Error_SXS_COMPONENT_STORE_CORRUPT(0X80073712)

SURT log:

Checking System Update Readiness. Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471 Package Version 22.0 2014-01-09 18:22 Checking Windows Servicing Packages Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs Checking Package Watchlist Checking Component Watchlist Checking Packages Checking Component Store (f) CSI Manifest Missing 0x00000002 amd64_microsoft-windows-smbserver-v1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20789_none_3679fea7293e9b17.manifest amd64_microsoft-windows-smbserver-v1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20789_none_3679fea7293e9b17 (f) CSI Manifest Missing 0x00000002 amd64_microsoft-windows-smbserver-v2_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16664_none_35f63056101d60a9.manifest amd64_microsoft-windows-smbserver-v2_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16664_none_35f63056101d60a9 Summary: Seconds executed: 1117 Found 2 errors CSI Manifest Missing Total count: 2 Unavailable repair files: winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-smbserver-v1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20789_none_3679fea7293e9b17.manifest winsxs\manifests\amd64_microsoft-windows-smbserver-v2_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16664_none_35f63056101d60a9.manifest

A:SURT reports 2 errors which is causing sp1 not to install

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data

partial reports are absolutely no use at all.

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Looking down this list of current update failures,

one might be excused for thinking Microsoft has a serious problem which started a couple of days back.

I have spent the last two days trying to re- install failed up dates.

About twelve in all and only relative to two error codes (800F08260) for most of them, then an odd

two with (80070490). First I tried finding a restore point prior to everything going wrong. Windows was

less than appreciative of that and the restore failed. I tried updating single updates manually but no go,

they still failed. Two days back I put in new antivirus and firewall and I wondered if that was the problem,

so I disabled and went back to Defender and Windows firewall. Nope, that made no difference.

So I logged on here, took note of "Windows update posting instructions"

and worked my way down to the SURT program. I attempted to install the version for Win 7 64 bit

and initially it looked good and was installing (9KB947821) (which I was surprised to see was a Hot Fix? )

when it hung. I left it for a while but it just was stuck there, so I killed it with task manager and

downloaded a new version then installed it. It also reached the same point then hung.

If I go look at the update history it shows a failure for (KB947821) but then a success!

I suppose I should think myself lucky but, what I would like to know is, If I instigate Windows Updates

now. will they all work? In other words, was that hot fix the thing needed to... Read more

A:Problem with SURT hanging when downloading (KB947821)

For everyone's info, the re-run of ten windows updates, failed when 35% into the re-boot.

This has started me thinking about alternative OS solutions.

Bobthequill

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I understand that this SURT is supposed to resolve the eternal "searching for updates" so I would be extremely please if someone could tell me where this marvel can be found
Thanks a lot for your time

A:where can I find SURT tool to kick w7 updates

I don't know about SURT but the following will resolve the Windows update problem.

Follow these instructions exactly.
First, set Windows Updates to never check for Updates.
Next reboot your computer, then install KB3020369, if not installed.
Then install KB3172605.

Windows updates should return to normal. You can then reset your updates to automatically check for updates if desired

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3020369

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605

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good evening, I have tried following your instructions to post information regarding the error, but surt fails to execute the hotfix.
For the past month, I kept getting disconnected from my wifi, it would stop working, and could not run the troubleshooter either.
I ran windows updater, it did update some files, but failed with 3 having to do with microsoft net framework.
I play FSX and P3D, today I tried upgrading my P3D to a new version and it failed as well, never happened before.
since I could not run surt, can you please guide me thru what steps I can take, this is driving me crazy and those games are what keeps my brain distracted from thinking about a bladder tumor.
I am enclosing the error logs as well.
Thanks.

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I am going to ask a quick question while SURT is running on my laptop. I am very vulnerable on that pc as the updates have not updated since reinstall of win7 sp1 yesterday. Can I turn off my internet connection while that program is running? Thank you.

A:Running SURT for update problems-Compaq C62 laptop

Since no one has offered any advice, I just kept truckin'. I downloaded and I ran the SURT package. I have been at all of this since 11 this morning and succeeded in downloading 148 windows security updates. I was told after reinstalling sp1 there would be around 200 but the windows update menu indicated that 68 were "recommended" not important. That would bring the number to 196. I think I will just not worry about those 68 as they are not "important". Hope I am back in safe territory.

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I believe I've a corrupt file system/registry. The windows explorer hangs a lot. Accessing files in drives takes too long. Ran Malwarebytes, NOD32 online scanner. It's all clean. SFC doesn't run.

So, I've run SFCfix.exe & attached the generated SFCfix.txt. I've also attached CBS.zip. Please help.

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I'm having a weird problem for the past few days. On my laptop, I can surf to most websites, but can't sign into hotmail and yahoo mail ... I get a 'Page cannot be displayed' error after I enter my username and password.

However, I have a desktop as well ... and at the same time that my laptop browser gives an error, I can logon to the same websites from my desktop without an issue.

I've also have experienced a similar problem logging onto eBay, mapquest etc … and I had the same problem right now while posting this message! My laptop gave a ‘page cannot be displayed’ error when I clicked on ‘preview post’ … so I had to post this from my desktop.

This problem has been haunting me for several days on just these few websites, so its not a case of a server being temporarily down.

The laptop has WinXP, and the browser is IE ver
6.0.2800.1106.xpsp2.030422-1633
The desktop has Win98, and the broswer is IE ver 6.0.2800.1106

I had uninstalled JRE from my laptop earlier this week; and I wondered whether that was causing this problem. But the problem persists even after I reinstalled 'Java 2 Runtime Environment Standard Edition v1.3.1_02'.

Please help!

- 123champ
 

A:Can surt the net, but can't logon to hotmail, yahoo ... or post a message here!

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Please help me in solving a windows update failure. I have windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64.

The two windows updates that fail are
System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821)
any Microsoft.NET framework both 4.5.2 (KB2901983) and 4.6.1 (KB3102433)

I found a similar thread and followed the steps in it, but no joy.
Performed SFC /scannow, but the WRP did not find any integrity violations. I tried to run the SURT tool (same tool as KB947821) by a manual download and run but it reports the "hotfix failed to install". So I don't have a SURT tool log to submit.

What's the next step?

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I've got a system that was acting weird on, running slow, etc. I did an repair install of Windows 7 SP1 over the existing OS and can't get all of the Windows updates to roll.

I attempted to do SFC /SCANNOW and it reports no integrity violations.

KB947821 was run overnight and this evening, I found the computer still running it with the "Searching for updates" prompt.

CBS folder is attached.

SFCFix shows:
---------------------------------------------
SFCFix version 3.0.0.0 by niemiro.
Start time: 2017-01-07 21:29:07.744
Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 - amd64
Not using a script file.

AutoAnalysis::
SUMMARY: Some corruptions could not be fixed automatically. Seek advice from helper or sysnative.com.
CBS & SFC total detected corruption count: 0
CBS & SFC total unimportant corruption count: 0
CBS & SFC total fixed corruption count: 0
SURT total detected corruption count: 111
SURT total unimportant corruption count: 0
SURT total fixed corruption count: 0
AutoAnalysis:: directive completed successfully.

Successfully processed all directives.
SFCFix version 3.0.0.0 by niemiro has completed.
Currently storing 0 datablocks.
Finish time: 2017-01-07 21:29:17.739
-------------------------------------------

I've looked around the forums online and tried various things, but can't seem to get the updates to pull down correctly.

Thanks in advance for any assistance that can be provided.

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Dear Sevenforums,

I just installed a new HDD by WD into a HP DV7T (2008), everything has been going well up until I tried to Update Windows. I did not retain anything from the previous installation as the previous hard drive up and quit on me!

I activated windows and had it confirmed as genuine.

I followed the instructions posted on another page and tried to install SURT and got an error: 0xc8000247.

I was hoping for some suggestions, Direct X , Java, MSE and Mechwarrior Online wouldn't install.

Perhaps a driver issue?

Have a great day all!

Sincerely,
Noodle123

A:New HDD, Windows will not update, cannot install SURT error code below

This error is due to problems with the hard drive drivers.
First, open Device Manager, and click on View > Show hidden devices

Are any devices showing with yellow triangles or red crosses?
If so, Uninstall them, then reboot and see if that cures the problem.

if not...

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

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

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

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Hello People

I've searched for hours now with google but I didn't find anything useful about either how a Trackpoint works or how one of these can be repaired.

I'm doing this because I want to get my old Compaq LTE5300 working neatly again. It's not as useful as a laptop rightnow because of a broken trackpoint and a broken battery. I've already found a tutorial how to get NiCd and NiMh Batteries working again. Going to try that tomorrow.
Well, there's another possibility for getting a TrackPoint to that old Compaq:
I've got a broken Toshiba with Trackpoint as well (Motherboard or Screen or both gone). That Trackpoint works well with the Compaq. Only problem is that I can't use the connectors to put that Trackpoint anywhere outside the case. Question: How do I prolong foil wrapped cables?

Maybe I'm writing a bit confused, but that's only because it's late here in CH.

Greetings Hans
 

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Anyone know of a netbook (small laptop) that has a pointing stick / trackpoint like IBM has on most of their regular sized notebooks?

I love the trackpoints to the point that i wont buy a notebook without one.
The touchpad only option is so 1990's

Id love to get a ASUS eee, but there's no way ill by one, or a similar netbook that dont have a trackpoint.

Other names the keyboard mouse trackpoint goes by for tagging / searching purposes:

TrackPoint
PointStick
NX Point
Pointing
StickPoint
QuickPoint
Track Stick
AccuPoint
FineTrack
Mouse emulator
Pointing Stick

Thanks for looking.
Any and all suggestions are greatly appreciated.
 

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Hi all-

This is my first post so hopefully I'm doing it correctly.

I've been having issues with my Windows update service not checking for updates since it says the service isn't running. I have tried various other fixes that I've seen in other threads such as running Malwarebyte and FSS. When running those tools, no issues were found.

I downloaded SURT, and while the installation will initialize, it stops and gives me a 0xc8000247 error.

I ran sfc /scannow and have attached the log file below.

I have also enclosed the CBS logs as requested.

I am running Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) and have SP1 installed. Please advise if there is any additional information that you need. If it matters, the computer in question is an HP Pavilion DV8.

Thank you,

Tom

A:SURT error 0xc8000247 and Windows update service isn't running

Did you not think it might have something to do with the non-genuine notification you're also almost certainly getting?


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

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

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

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How's that for a Topic?

I first noticed the problem while trying to install QuickBooks.
It complained about the .NET framework.
When I went to Add/Remove Windows components, it was blank.
I googled and studied more.
I tried SFC /scan now. "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation."
Notice Application log is full of 1001 - Windows Error reporting with the following:
WindowsWcpOtherFailure3Not available06.1.7601base\wcp\componentstore\storelayout.cpp

SURT appears to install, but really doesn't run.
There are more symptoms, but that's enough for starters.

CBS logs attached.

I appreciate any help you can offer.
TalbotM

A:Updates loop, SFC won't run, SURT doesn't work, Can't System Restore

The CheckSUR reports this...

Code:
Checking Packages
(f) CSI Unable to Query Store Version 0x00000002
This means that there is a major problem with your registry.

I need to have a look at your COMPONENTS registry hive

Please copy the C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS file (no extension) to your desktop and then compress it - upload the compressed file to your favoured fileshare site (preferably Dropbox or OneDrive) and post a link.

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Hello, I recently replaced a defective HDD in my laptop with a new WD Black 750G HDD, re-installed my Windows 7 image using my recovery DVDs, but can't seem to update Windows OR start Windows Defender (error 0x8e5e0247). I followed the steps from "Windows Update Posting Instructions" and am listing the results:-

1. System Update Readiness Tool installation resulted in error:0xc8000247.

2. Also performed SFC Scan three separate times and received the same "WRP found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them." (see attached CBS)

When I manually try to install updates, I get "Windows Update cannot check for updates because the service is not running. Restart your computer." But if look in local services (Task Manager) Windows Update is started & running.

Any help in resolving this issue would be greatly appreciated.
PS: There were some programs included in the restore, Norton AV being one of them. I uninstalled it, then downloaded the Norton Removal Tool & ran that as well. I'm mentioning this because it was recommended several times in other threads regarding this same error.

A:Cannot install Windows Updates & error 0xc8000247 while running SURT

Any Help?

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I've previously posted for help under "Performance & Maintenance". I thought it would be more appropriate to ask for help here.

I believe I've a corrupt file system/registry. The windows explorer hangs a lot. I've a hard time accessing files on the hard drive. Ran Malwarebytes, NOD32 online scanner. It's all clean. SFC doesn't run.

So, I've run SFCfix.exe & attached the most recent version of SFCfix.txt & CBS.zip.

I've attempted some repairs by running Windows Update Readiness tool, looking at CHECKSUR.log, by downloading the individual updates mentioned in the log, placing them in C:\windows\temp\checksur\packages folder, and running WURT again & the summary of checksur.log reads.

Seconds executed: 1718
Found 106 errors
CSI Manifest All Zeros Total count: 2
CSI Payload File Missing Total count: 1
CSI Payload File Corrupt Total count: 1
CBS MUM Missing Total count: 3
CBS MUM Corrupt Total count: 6
CBS Catalog Missing Total count: 5
CBS Catalog Corrupt Total count: 3
CBS Registry Error Total count: 13
CBS Watchlist Package Missing Total count: 72

Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-packager_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22853_none_f074c244483f4149.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-packager_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.18645_none_eff7f4132f17bb15.manifest
servicing\packages\Gin8IP-Microsoft-Windows-DownlevelApisets-Com-WinIP-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~ja-JP~7.1.7601.1649... Read more

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I am just starting out learning Windows 7. I am reading an ebook by Mclean and Thomas titled ?Configuring Windows 7?

In chapter 1 regarding installing Windows 7 using a USB source, the procedure to prepare the USB device is as follows:

1. Connect the USB storage device to a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Vista.
Ensure that the storage device has no data stored on it that you want to keep (or that
you have moved such data to another storage device) because this procedure removes
all existing data.
2. Open an elevated command prompt and type diskpart.
3. At the DISKPART> prompt, type list disk. Identify which disk connected to the
computer
represents the USB storage device.
4. At the DISKPART> prompt, type select disk X where X is the number of the disk that
you have identified as the USB storage device.
5. At the DISKPART> prompt, type clean. When the disk is clean, type create partition
primary.
6. At the DISKPART> prompt, type format fs=fat32 quick. When the format is completed
type active and then exit.
7. After you have completed these steps, copy all the files located on the Windows 7
installation DVD to the USB storage device.
8. Configure the BIOS computer on which you want to install Windows 7 to boot from
the USB storage device. Attach the USB storage device and then reboot the computer
to start installation.

QUESTION 1
Why do you need to go through the above rigmarole when you can just go to My Computer, right click the USB drive, format foll... Read more

A:Windows 7 installation from USB stick now USB stick not working?!

Try method two in this tutorial:
USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

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I have 2 Corsiar vs512mb400 sticks of ram

and i want to add another one...............

but when i stick the Vs1gb400c3 in that i bought it does not work

It still tells me i only have 1 gig

For sum reason mixing them around does not help the preoblem eather

and Yes iv tryed to just put the 1 gig stick in, and it works fine

Its like the 2 sticks just cancel the big one out all together
No my Ram is not doulbe sided

here r the web http://www.dealtime.com/xPF-Corsair_...RAM_VS512MB400 THIS Is the 512 Sticks i have (2 OFthem)
And The 1 Gig stick i have http://www99.shopping.com/xPF-Corsai..._Free_2nd_Day_
I dont belive they r doulbe sided and my mother board says that it can hold 2gigs of 400mz Ram
 

A:2 Stick of Ram, Cancel Out the 1gig stick

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Please help me out - I replaced my defective HDD with a new Samsung Spinpoint HDD, re-installed my Windows 7 image using the recovery DVDs, and can't update windows at all after that. I tried following the steps from Windows Update Posting Instructions - System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) and could not install that update either - got the attached message.
Thanks in advance,
Mike

A:Windows Update not running. Error Code 0xc8000247 when running SURT

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

Installing the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers
try downloading and installing them from here - https://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&ProdId=2101&DwnldID=22194

(you want the iata_enu.exe download)

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

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i currently have 2x1gb of ram..... i heard vista with X86 can only handle 3gbs of ram, so can i put in 1x2gb stick in with a 1xgb stick, so i would have 2 memory sticks but one would be 1 gb and the other 2 gb to equal 3 gb? or do the both have to be same sticks ?? or can vista handle 4 gbs of ram??
 

A:can i have a 1 gb stick of ram and a 2 gb stick combined?

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Windows Update spins forever on "checking for updatse". The Win Update Troubleshooter gives error 0x8024402C. I have tried numerous fixes including some KBs - no success.

Today I tried steps 1 and 2 that you recommend should be run before posting on this problem.

1. The SURT installer has been spinning > 3 hrs on "searching for updates on this computer".

2. I ran "sfc /scannow". It says "Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them" and refers to CBS.log - but that is an empty file.

Can anyone advise me?

A:Windows Update spins "checking for updates"; SURT installer spins

Hi Bill,
have you tried the fixit from this link
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/883821
Roy

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BSOD code : 0x0000001A

Sorry for my mistake and eror ! thanks you

I start, I bought all the piece separatly in 2011 When the lga 2011 first came out. Played with my pc for over 3 years without any issue and suddently BSOD started , make some google search removed 1 stick of ram , and TADA ! brand new no more crash , i tought my stick of ram was bad but no! remplaced the one with the other and still no crash, when i add both it crash.

As said in the description 1 stick of ram no matter wich one do not crash my pc even if it run for 7 days in a row ( i tried many slot not all but many still no crash )

Crash happen when i add a second stick of ram .. the pc boot as normal but after running for a while may be 1 hour or 5 hours .. it will eventually crash! . When i play Gta V or any big game it took about 30 mins to crash.

so i tried these ''Fix''

Tried all other red slot
tied reset cpu overclock to default (3.2 ghz)
tried lower ram mhz (default 1333 and drop to 1000)
tried lastest bios update, still not working
tried install windows on a fresh partition of my hdd (it wont even install windows with 2 stick but it do with 1)
tried to do the good old trick, blow all my lung in the motherboard slot.. stil crash
tried windows memory disagnostic , no eror found.

basically with 1 stick of ram i can do what ever i like it goes Like new , the second i add one , BSOD
ps : first upload is the test with 1 stick and second one is the test with 2 stick , if it can help

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when I want to use my USB stick I can not see it anymore after removing virus. Could anybodu help me please.
 

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Hi- I have moved a file with photos on from my computer and moved it onto USB stick- then removed stick, I later put USB stick and went onto view but the new file is empty, I have now lost the file from my computer and photos from file -please help
 

A:Usb stick

This is a great reason to "copy" a file to a new drive. Do not Cut...

Try using Recuva (freeware) to find the file on your hard drive.

http://www.piriform.com/recuva
 

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well i got my last ram stick today so my duo core 2 mobo has 3 gig ram kingston now i still got space for 1 more gig ram but thats not the issue why does windows only pick up 2.94 gig ram when i go to control panel to see the system info any way to fix this?
 

A:Ram stick ??

You have a crappy integrated video card that steals 64MB of your RAM?
 

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Hi, I'm buying a new PC soon and there's an option to have XP or Vista wih it.
I've had XPHome for a few years, it does a good job and I'm fully familiar with it; but I hear rumbles that Vista can't run some older games and flight sims etc, so do I really need to go for Vista?
Is it a huge advance over XP or what?
Thanks
 

A:Shall I stick with XP?

Mick:

Make sure that new computer has, at the least, a dual core processor of 2.0 GHz or faster and 2,048 MB(2 GB) of RAM. Don't try to save a few dollars on a low-end processor like you have in your current computer.

If you're happy with and very familiar with XP SP3, stick with it. It'll be around for several more years. If you want to give Vista SP1 a try, you can set it up in classic mode afterwards instead of using its default aero mode. That's how I have mine set up.

I'm not a gamer, so I can't comment on which games might not work with Vista SP1. You can always set them up in compatibility mode to run in XP mode, but that doesn't guarantee they will still run.

All the peripherals that I have for XP work with Vista, and I have the same software programs installed and running in XP and Vista.

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I currently have 21 inch NEC monitor and I love it, but it's a monster. I do play alot of games, but with my current setup I can't enjoy 1600 X 1200 resolutions anymore on the newer games (F.E.A.R). I'm looking to build a new computer, AMD X2 4800, and a 7800 GTX. I was wanting to buy the Viewsonic VP930, but since I'm used to my current monitor I was wondering if I would still enjoy surfing and gaming by downgrading (so to speak) to an LCD. I'm just asking for opinions or suggestions. I know I have a great, but huge, monitor now, and the Viewsonic monitor is probably one of the best 19 inch LCD's around.
 

A:Should I stick with CRT or go LCD

I switched from a 19" viewsonic CRT to a 19" sony LCD earlier this year. the sony has a 12ms response time and I have seen no blurring or ghosting in games or movies. I really like the LCD, it is much easier on my eyes than the CRT. if you are an avid gamer I would look for a LCD with at least 12ms, and preferrably 8ms response times.
 

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I have misplaced a very important usb memory stick, is there a way that I can tell when I last used the stick on my laptop?
 

A:Last use of USB stick

None that I can think of.

You don't actually have your only copy of important files on a single media, right?
 

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I am not really sure where this goes, but oh well!
I bought a hp computer about 5 years ago with 256 of ram. I installed another 256 and everything was ok. Now my PC is only showing 249 of ram.
Does this make since?Even if a stick of ram goes bad, how can my other stick go from 256 to 249? I need to figure this out before I buy another stick
 

A:stick of Ram

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AMD Athlon (tm) 64 Processor 3800+ 2.40 GHz. Could I install Windows 7 x64 on this machine? What are the improvements over x86? I have 3 gigs of RAM, will my computer run better on x64?

A:Should I go for x64 or stick with x86?

x64...

I will not see any big difference between x86 or x64 for your machine.

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HI i was looking for a dvb-t2 usb freeview tv stick for pc.
Any one know if there about and if they work with windows 7 64

A:DVB-T2 tv usb stick

IFA 2010: Hauppauge Announces First Freeview HD (DVB-T2) Tuner for PC | We Got Served

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I am just curious, does Fix me stick actually work, or does it only partially fix your computer, or can it really fully restore a computer that is infected.

A:Fix me stick

Some may be able to recall one, or more, of P. T. Barnum's many quotes that might be apropos these days...

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Hi, I'm buying a new PC soon and there's an option to have XP or Vista wih it.
I've had XP for a few years, it does a good job and I'm fully familiar with it; but I hear rumbles that Vista can't run some older games ad flight sims etc, so do I really need to go for Vista?
Is it a huge advance over XP or what?
Thanks

A:Shall I stick with XP?

From what I hear, Vista is not that good. It is a memory hog, and there are not many changes. It's mostly for gaming, but even for that it is not always compatible.
It's generally accepted that Windows XP is much better than Vista.

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