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Update message that won't go away

Q: Update message that won't go away

Lenovo G50-80 laptopHi guys, I am using windows 10 on a lenovo G50-80 laptop and I have a "we couldn't complete the updates undoing changes" message that will not go away and I need to do my assignments ASAP! This message appears everytime I switch on my laptop.Please help me fellow lenovoers

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I've tried many times to install the latest critical BIOS update, using Lenovo System Update, and every time it attempts to, it fails after telling me in a popup that I need to turn the system off and make sure I have a fully charged battery. I rarely rely on battery power and use AC primarily, and I used Power Manager twice to do a full reset, just in case. I can't believe I would need to buy a new battery in order to install it, because the battery works just fine. I'm running Windows 7 (64-bit), and exhausted every other update or option, unless there's something else I'm not aware of. Is it just the software toying with me?

A:[T530] Battery error message won't allow BIOS update in System Update

Hello and welcomeDo not perform the BIOS update from within the TVSU. It's much safer to use CD/DVD and ISO image from the T530 support page.

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I have had my Dell 8700 for little over a year and have had problems from the beginning.  I am 72 years old, and I am at my wits end!!!

A hard drive was replaced in the summer of 2015, but I have still had problems with the computer shutting down and my having to refresh it to factory setting.

I thought updating to Windows 10 would solve some problems, and I did this in October, 2015.  Everything was fine until a couple of months ago.  The end result was when I tried to refresh the computer to factory defaults, it went back to 8.0 or 8.1, and I evidently lost something in the process.
Now, I cannot update to Windows 10 and when I tried to resinstall the Dell Operating System, I get for both:  "WE COULDN'T UPDATE THE SYSTEM RESERVED PARTITION."
I DO HAVE A SYSTEM BACKUP ON 20 CDS (MADE WHEN I HAD WINDOWS 10).  Could I reinstall the system with these backupdisks?  How do I do that?  I also have a Dell 2 Boot USP stick, I have a recovery stick, too, but it semed that when I used this, I received a message that not all files were recovered
What should I do at this point? 

A:Error message when trying to update to Windows 10 or to reinstall operating system 8.1: We couldn't update the system reserved partition."

On MBR disk, Windows 10 requires a 500MB system reserved partition, while 100MB in Windows 7, so you can try to extend system reserved partition.
In disk management, you can only extend partition using the unallocated space next to its right side. so even if you shrink D: drive, the option to extend the efi partition is still grayed out. My suggestion is to use a third party software, AOMEI Partition Assistant, both the standard (free) or the Professional(paid) version can extend partition as long as there is unallocated space on that hard drive. to see more information read:
Fix "We Couldn?t Update the System Reserved Partition" Error

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The message "Working on updates 12%" has been hanging on the screen for the last 12 hours on my desktop pc.

I had the same problem, though at a different point in the update process, with my laptop.

I had to abandon the update on my laptop and reinstall.

Do I have to go through all that a gain with my Desktop?

I'm very frustrated and thinking of reverting to Windows 7.

Does anyone have some suggestions to correct the stalled update procedure.

Many thanks

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Not able to update windows update on Windows 7 getting error message WindowsUpdate_dt000+[email protected]

A:Not able to update windows update on Windows 7 getting error message WindowsUpdate_dt000+WindowsUpdate_80072EE2

This error code indicates that you cannot access the Windows Update servers properly. Please refer:
Windows Update error 80072ee2
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80072ee2Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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 I am receiving this message when I run sp76205: The system BIOS update file (c:\SWSetup\SP76205\hpqflash\ROM.CAB) is missing or corrupt. The system BIOS will not be updated." SP76205 was just released in June 2016 and I noticed other user are experiencing the same issue with it. Please provide a fix BIOS update or explain how to run this current update...

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Hi I am trying to update BIOS  F 64.Rev A, but getting error messege can't update system bios file due c:\SWSetup\SP77971\ROM.CAB missing please help me,,,,,,

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We work on a domain that uses Symantec Management console to administrate our patch enviroment. We have windows updates disabled. But our Windows 8 machines get this message once a month

"Windows update hasn't been able to check for updates for the last 30 days"

Just wondering if anyone knows which GPO to use to disable this setting as I have been unable to find it.

A:How to disable the windows update message "Windows update hasn't been able to check for updates for the last 30 days"

You can turn off the message by GUI in Control Panel\System and Security\Action Center, in the right pane, click "Change Action Center settings", then untick the "Windows Update" option.

For GPO, you can disable all balloon notifications:
User Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Start Menu and Taskbar\Turn off all balloon notifications
Or remove Action Center icon itself
User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar\Remove the Action Center icon
And I haven't found a GPO to turn on\off a specific message mentioned in the action center, but the setting for the message is related with registry key under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Action Center\Checks
but the value under the key is binary, hard to control, if you have interest, you can export the key from a preference pc, then deploy the GPO via
User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Registry

 Yolanda Zhu
TechNet Community Support

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My new HP Pavilion came with Windows 10 (factory Installed) and has been working fine.   Now I have received an "Important" message from HP to install a PC BIOS update (see below).   It states that I must have a Windows 8, or 8.1 operating system and that I will not be able to go back to the previos installation (Windows 10).  Should I install this update, or not?  (I certainly don't want to lose Windows 10). TITLE: HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 2B4F)VERSION: A009DESCRIPTION:This package provides an update to the HP Consumer Desktop PC BIOS Update (ROM Family SSID 2B4F) for supported models running a supported operating system.PURPOSE: RoutineSoftPaq NUMBER: SP74951SUPERSEDES:None,NoneEFFECTIVE DATE: 3/3/2016CATEGORY: BIOSSSM SUPPORTED: YesLANGUAGE(S):EnglishENHANCEMENTS:-Improved security of UEFI code and variables. HP strongly recommends promptly transitioning to this updated BIOS version which supersedes all previous releases.NOTE: Due to security changes, after this BIOS update is installed, previous versions cannot be reinstalled.HOW TO USE:- You must be logged on as an administrator to install this update.- You must have a Microsoft Windows 8 or 8.1 operating system.Copyright (c) 2016 HP Development Company, L.P. 

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 I have this annoying /.php update popping up on the desktop computer and you can't remove it. i have tried to run a malware scan still it won't go. please if you have faced this similar issue before and managed to solve it, let me know how.
Even thinking to reinstall windows.

thank you in advance.

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I am trying to upgrade from Win 8 to 8.1, I am getting the dreadful "Failure configuring updates" Reverting Changes. I disconnected my external Hdd, printer, did a clean boot, ran update troubleshooter. The factory OS is Win 7. Had to restore to factory, used my own Win 7 disk, I have done the exact procedure several time in the past, without this happening. Any ideas greatly appreciated.

A:Update error message

Have gotten down to 9 updates left by only downloads 15 at a time, last 9 just will not work. Originally there were 175, downloaded 15 at a time, last 9 keep getting the revert message. T.I.A.

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I have an ideapad 300-141SK or 151SK and lately keep getting the message  to update.  However when I start I get the message BIOS is only for Lenovo Paris300-14/15/17ISK, are you sure you want to update the BIOS on this machine.How do I know what I've got - everywhere I've looked it doesn't show Paris anywhere.  If I update it may stuff up my machine.  I'm having problems anyway with freezing and slowness.Do I update or is there someway I can stop the message coming through.

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When I try to download update KB92977, it fails with the following info. Message 8000FFFF.
Why is this happining?
I have no problems with any other updates.
When I checked to see what updates were installed it shows that KB929777 was installed on 12/21/07.
Why does it keep trying to install the same update all the time?

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Hi need some help. Have been trying to install updates for Windows but it keeps coming up with 0x800A01AD error all the time. This has been happening since my last up date which was mid February 2005. Have tried to use the various solutions given by Microsoft etc but am unable to resolve. Can anyone help please

A:Error message when trying to update

If you click on this site it will tell you all about this problem and gives you a solution http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;833766

Failing that working go here http://www.computer-help.net/Email-...r available updates on the Windows Update.htm

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Own a Thinkpad E550 for a few weeks now. OS is windows 10. When I start up I always get a screen with a Lenovo update invitation. It is always the same update text. I do not understand why the message, although I accept the update, comes back and again. By checking the laptop I cannot find any (previous) similair Lenove updates.Can someone explain this to me please. text: ...a10ba61c75c82d_0001.0005_a24dod71655ed94\lsb.exe

A:Lenovo update message

I just updated one of my machines to W10 from W7.  When looking for one driver on the lenovo site I ran a EXE called service bridge that would intentify my PC and the drivers it needed that W10 did not find.  All worked well except the service bridge keep running at startup with the pop up to install. 
Solution is to go to uninstall programs in W10 and uninstall the service bridge program.
Also a big thanks for Lenovo for replying to this issue they caused.  I'll say it as it is.
Moderator comment: Post edited to conform with the Community Rules. Keep it clean.

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I keep getting a message window asking to insert the 'Update Manager' disk.

It even stops my machine from powering down properly : since this problem started, the only way I've been able to shut down my machine is by pressing the power button.

When I click on 'cancel' another small window comes up with the heading again with the heading 'Update Manager' and a note of an 'Error 1706. No valid source could be found for prioduct Update Manager. The Windows Installer cannot continue.' The only option is 'OK' and that results in the previous window coming up again asking for the 'Update Manager' disk.

Would someone have a handle on this problem?

Thank you,

A:Getting rid of 'Update Manager' message

Go here and click the large green "Download" button to download and save HiJackThis 2.0.5 (HijackThis.exe)

After it's been downloaded and saved, close all open windows.

Double-click it and allow its main window to load.

Uncheck "Do not show this window when I start HiJackThis".

Click "Do a system scan and save a log file".

When the scan is finished in 30 - 60 seconds, a log file will appear.

Save that log file.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE log file here.


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Hi I'm new to the site and not a teckie and could use some advice from those who know, I use AVG Tune up and it tells me I have a unknown Driver problem. Most driver sites that scanned for driver issues (and want monies for updating the Drivers) tell me I have 8 Drivers that are out of date Drives. Such as IDT High Definition Audio Codec, Realtek RTL, Qualcomm Atheros, SYNAPTICS PS/2port touchpad, Standard PS/2 Keyboard etc. Do I need to update these and if so do I pay to have them updated ? Can you please advise. Thanks

A:Update Drivers message

Hi real3man , welcome to the forums
These type of programs need to be taken with a pinch of salt only update drivers if you are having problems with your pc which hopefully you are not I would never ,ever pay for drivers always visit the device manfs website for the latest drivers

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I have Windows Media Player 11. I keep getting a message that an update is available, do I want to install it. The first time, I said yes and WMP 11 was downloaded. But the message keeps appearing. Why do I keep getting the update message? Thanks.

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I recently updated the Dell recovery software and keep getting the message to update recovery media, ask me later or don't ask me.  I created a new recovery usb drive but still get the nag message even though I choose don't ask me.  How do I fix this?

A:Recovery update nag message

Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly click on the link which will give you all the information about Dell Back up and recovery .
In case you have re-install the application.

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Every time I start up Windows 7 - I get a message alert box with: NO UPDATE HAS BEEN FOUND. Don't know if this is normal or an error. there is no error code. I have turned of updates but still get the message each boot cycle. Additionally, my screen goes blank for a few seconds before I get to desktop, not sure if that is related. Frustrated. This was a new install: Window 7 64 bit.

A:Help with update message at start up

This is probably because of an installed program that is configured to update at startup. Click on Start button , type "msconfig" without the quotes, then click on Startup tab. Disable everything, then restart. If the alert does not reappear, reenable the startup items one by one till the alert reappears. The item you enabled last would be the culprit.

When you say you've turned off updates, which updates did you mean? There can be windows updates, AV updates, Google updater updates, Adobe updates etc. etc.

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I noticed that my windows has not updated for a while. Running windows 7 and get update error message 8024800E. Any suggestions?

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I recently removed a virus from my computer and it's been running slower than normal, I read somewhere that you should always have the most current updates installed which will help your computer from becoming infected again. So... I have been trying to update Windows but for some reason every time I try to install the updates it tells me "The website has encountered a problem and cannot display the page you are trying to view. The options provided below might help you solve the problem." It gives me some links and an error number which is 0x8024D007. Can anyone please help?

I looked under "Control Panel" and "System" and this is the info I got: Windows XP, Media Center Edition, Version 2002, Service Pack 2.

Let me know if you need any other information. This is my work computer and I would like for it to stop running so slow and stop being infected, I have Norton AntiVirus and it seems like it's catching things everyday.

Thanks in advance.

A:Error Message When Trying to Update

try downloading and running malwarebytes


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I am getting so frustrated with this problem. I computer is clean checked by our office techie and updated twice daily and scanned twice daily. And it seems every time I do a M$ update I get the error when I click on a Link and it says "Default mail client is not properly installed."

I have Outlook Express 6.0 and Internet Explorer and windows xp sp2 installed.

Can any member help me?
I am not sure where to go to fix this and how to keep it permanently fixed?

I would appreciate all suggestions, thankyou.

A:After M$ Update Error Message

Microsoft has a policy of providing free support for problems caused by security updates.Microsoft Security Product Support PolicyTechnical support is available from Microsoft Product Support Services at 1-866-PC SAFETY (1-866-727-2338). There is no charge for support calls associated with security updates. International customers can get support from their local Microsoft subsidiaries. Phone numbers for international support can be foundat: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx

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I keep getting a pop up message that says I must upgrade to IE10 but I already have IE10. How can I stop this annoying message? Am also getting Your PC has 400 errors. Fix by downloading this, etc.

A:IE10 Update Message

The upgrade to ie10 is usually a sign a website does not recognize your using Compatibility view,
You can usually see the Broken page icon on the top right of the url address bar
Blue is active,
If the icon does not appear use the F12 key and click on Browser mode and click on ie10 the page will automatically refresh then you can close the developer tools window.
On the other popup message,
You probably picked up a bug what security do you have Installed ?
You can use these free tools to see if they find anything,
Manually Update them before running full scans,
Try not to use your computer while the scans are running, (one at a time of course).
Uncheck the box to Activate the Free trial from the final install options,
This one is the longest up to 4 hours, the others are only about 45 minutes,

You can also see what's loading with windows using Clean boot,
You can upload screen shots if you wish to,
Use the link on my signature to see how.

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Update in title bar..
Do you want to download update files with the total size of (random Kb size)

It will stay open for about a minute and close if you do not do anything to it.

I attached a screenshot of it.

If anyone knows what this is trying to update please let me know.

I ran Eset antivirus, spybot, ccleaner, adaware, and nothing has found the computer to be infected. I am not sure if I put this post into the correct part of this forum but had no idea where else to put it.

It also is a current process that is running on the machine, because when I have task manager open and look at the processes the processes stay at the same number when you close the message box out.

Thank you for all of your help!

A:Random Update message...

Please if anyone has seen this before or knows what this is doing you will make me look like a god to my boss.

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On my Windows 7 64 Ultimate SP1 I first installed hotfix 2990941 (This link) successfully and restarted
Windows. It applied the updates and restarted and successfully logged in.
Now I attempt to install the next relevant hotfix 3087873. This time it says 'This update is not applicable to your computer'
As a result I can not install this update. I am not getting what is the reason for this message, I guess this is relevant to prevent BSOD in case you plan to detect NVMe drive.
Any troubleshooting pointers would be great. Thanks.

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Hello,I have a very frustrating problem.Windows XP SP2Dell Dimension 2400Dialup connectionIE7For several reasons, I manually update my computer rather than using auto updates. I was attempting to do so last night and all day today without success. I last updated back in April. (My new job has been keeping me busy and I got behind on computer maintenance).Here's what happens:I go to the Windows update site in IE. It says that it needs to check for the latest updating software, then says that I need to download and install the latest updating software and there is a button "Update Windows" that I need to click on which I do.The text now says something about downloading updating software and percentage numbers appear: It pauses on 67%, 84%, 92%, then goes to 100%. Then it is copying files, then it is registering. Each goes to 100% fairly quickly, then I get an error page. See screen shot below:I have checked FAQ, discussion forums, and troubleshooting on MS pages to no avail. Any ideas?Orange Blossom

A:Windows Update: Error Message

If the error occurred trying to update Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool see the following article:Error message when you try to install the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool from the Windows Update Web site: "0x80070005"

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I get windows update 8007273d "windows update dt000" error message when i try to get updates. I have windows 7 professsional.

A:windows 7 update error message

hello bobdd and Welcome

Could you update your system specs - System Info - See Your System Specs

Its not really my area but have a look at this till someone more knowledgeable with WU pops in - Windows Update - Reset

Also this -

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Hiya, I restarted my pc after updating windows 7 today and was greeted with a message about Windows recovering from a BSOD, unexpected shutdown according to the message. Clicking on the find solution button didn't do anything, the message disappeared is all. I'm not sure if this is part of an ongoing problem with occasional very slow startups or what. I've looked over the event log but been able to make sense of it.
I'm uploading the dump files in the hope that they are of some help to finding the cause(s).

I'd appreciate it if there's any help that anyone can offer, thanks

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I'm using XP Pro SP2, IE6 and having problems getting access to Windows update, although I've used it many times before. I get error message 80072EE7. I have tried all the things suggested on the linked support page and knowledge base page including disabling Firewall (Sygate Personal), checking hosts file.
I have run an updated McAffee Virusscan. Still the problem persists, any suggestions would be welcome.

Thanks Gary

A:Windows Update Error Message

Hmm...what linked support page might you be talking about? Please post a link, if you have it.

Do you have any other problems connecting to the Internet (any website)?

If you go to Network Connections (Control Panel/Network & Internet Connections/Network Connections), list the connections appearing there.


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If I do not ned to pay for the driver up date how do I get rid of it?

A:I keep getting a driver update message and they want money? ...

Whoa. HP does not charge for drivers. Please tell us what kind of computer this is (model number not just HP, OK) and what version of Windows and describe the message a bit more. Sounds like malware to me. 

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I have a laptop (Compaq Presario) with Window Vista. I installed Windows LiveOne Care after purchase.
When I go to "HP Total Care update", I get error message

"Could no load file or assembly ‘System.dll’ or one if its dependencies. An attempt made to load a program with an incorrect format."

Also everytime when I turn off the computer, it tells me that computer is updating file1of 21so do not turn off the power...and its power stays on forever.

What is wron with my laptop?

A:Solved: HP Update error message

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Despite the fact that I am running McAfee VirusScan 9.0 and all my definitions are up to date (I am also running a current version of McAfee Security Center), I get a meesage about 3 times daily that my McAfee program is out of date and needs to be upgraded. The software is all current, but the message lingers on. I think it is from the original free version of McAfee that was shipped on the Dell computer. I'm guessing there is something in the registry that is triggering the window, but it is cleverly disguised enough that I can't find it or at least deciper it from all the other McAfee stuff in Startup and other programs that the registry is running at start up. I have three computers with the same software and only my newest one from Dell (maybe 18 months old) has the problem. It is not so much of a problem as an annoyance. Any ideas?

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A few days ago Windows did a large update to Windows 10 and since then on startup I receive the following message:
"could not load file or assembly 'MOM.implementation' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified"
My system information is as follows:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A8-3800 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8177 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6570, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1895172 MB, Free - 1666426 MB; D: Total - 12003 MB, Free - 1460 MB; F: Total - 1907695 MB, Free - 1907421 MB; G: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 581442 MB; I: Total - 953859 MB, Free - 479843 MB;
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
I also have McAfee BT network protect plus

I would appreciate any help. I am not very technically minded but can follow clear intructions.
Thank you

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I uninstalled my old Java and then installed the new Java. It keeps giving me an error message that says something like C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator\My Documents\Downloads\jxpiinstall.exe not a valid Win32 application. Please help?? Really want to play Runescape LOL

A:Can not update Java.Error message

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How do I send the Addition and FRST notepad details

A:Getting message that I need to Update my Video Player

Those logs are not allowed in this forum.
However we can attempt to remove your issues here, if you would like. 

Please download Junkware Removal Tool and save it on your desktop.
Shut down your anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall software now to avoid potential conflicts.
Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, right-click it and select Run as administrator.
The tool will open and start scanning your system.
Please be patient as this can take a while to complete depending on your system's specifications.
On completion, a log is saved to your desktop and will automatically open.
Please attach the JRT log.

Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.
Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
Click on Scan button.
When the scan has finished click on Clean button.
Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
Please post the contents of that logfile with your next reply.
You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[S1].txt as well.

Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.
Checkmark following boxes:
Flush DNS
Reset FF proxy Settings
Reset Ie Proxy Settings
Report IE Proxy Settings
Report FF Proxy Settings
List content of Hosts
List IP configuration
List Winsock Entries
List last 10 Event Viewer log
List Installed Programs
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I just set an older computer back to factory due to a few problems. Every thing went fine until I tried to do an update in Win 8. There 
were 177 updates. After it finally installed an rebooted I am getting the hated "updates failed reverting" error message. This happened 
once before and it took forever to fix, thanks to the help I got online I was able to get it working. Now I have tried all the things I 
had to do and none are working. So far I have ran the Update Troubleshooter and supposedly was fixed, ran msconfig and disabled the 
Microsoft settings, also disconnected  all USB connections. Tried all these  3 X's to no avail. Lots of hours , any help would be greatly 

A:Update Revert error message

Hello -
I have struck this only once, about 6 months ago, and it was a Major Windows 8 M/soft set of updates.
After trying many things, I found that installing only 1 or 2 (or 3) updates at the one time solved the problem.
Once I had spent one hour doing this, I left it to install the rest and had no problems (and have not had a call-back since).
I know the people, so if there was a problem still, they would have called me.
Try this, and post back .(only install Important Updates, and leave the optional ones out.).
Thanks -
EDIT - Was the system always a Windows 8 (or 8.1) and what did you set it back to ??

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Friend of mine updated IE when he got an email about it from windows awhile back. Can't use windows restore. No problem with using AOL through the connection but tried using FireFox also and that didn't work. Any suggestions?

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Critical Update for Windows XP (KB888162)
Everytime I log in I get the usual update balloon which I click on and then get the ERROR MESSAGE listed above.

Any help appreciated.

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I just got done removing a lot of Malware/Adware from this laptop and now every time I boot into Windows Vista it comes up with a window that is titled "Product Update". The box along the bottom has a red "P" but otherwise it doesn't state anywhere which product or software it is talking about. I've looked at the startup programs and I can't seem to find which entry is making this box appear. The box states, "There is an error with your installation. Please reinstall the application". Nothing happens if I click the "X" to close or the "OK" button.
When I began the Uninstall/Change option was not available for any installed program in the Programs and Features menu. I used system restore from safe mode to restore to about a month ago before a lot of these Adware/Malware programs were installed. FileCure, RegCurePro, etc. Once the system restore finished I was able to uninstall the programs. I also ran Malwarebytes and Spybot Search & Destroy which confirmed that there wasn't anything left over after uninstalling the programs. 
Not sure how to get a screenshot on this forum, but here is a link:
Laptop is an HP G70t-200
Windows Vista Basic 32-bit

A:Product Update message at startup

Not sure how to get a screenshot on this forum, but here is a link:

Perfect Screen shot thanks -
Hello -
With a link like this, you have no related program given to update -
We can dig around and try to find a few "unlisted" items if you like.
Please download these to Desktop, Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus if needed and Copy and Paste all logs.
Download Security Check by Screen317 from HERE
* Save it to your Desktop.
* Double-click SecurityCheck.exe
* Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.
* A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.Note: If a security program requests permission to access the Internet, allow it to do so.
Next -
Download MiniToolBox, Save it to your desktop and run it.
Close any Firefox browsers you may have open
Checkmark the following boxes:
• Flush DNS
• Report IE Proxy Settings
• Reset IE Proxy Settings
• Report FF Proxy Settings
• Reset FF Proxy Settings
• List content of Hosts
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
Click Go and copy / paste the result (Result.txt).
Next -
Please post a snapshot with Speccy for more system details -How to Publish a snapshot with Speccy <<-- Full Directions Here
Next -
Please download and run RKill by Grinler.
A black DOS box will briefly flash and then disappear.
T... Read more

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I was directed here from other forum. My original forum is here:


Originally had following problems:


1. When use google or search engine get redirected to ad website.

2. Changed time to military time.

3. Disabled auto update, can't turn back on says needs an administrator.

4. Plays music or ads in background when no browser or anything is open.

All appear to be fixed except #3: Disabled auto update, can't turn back on says needs an administrator.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
DDS (Ver_2011-06-23.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_17
Run by Linda at 14:31:22 on 2011-08-15
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.155 [GMT -7:00]
AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 *Enabled/Updated* {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
AV: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus *Enabled/Updated* {A1C4F2E0-7FDE-4917-AFAE-013EFC3EDE33}
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *Enabled*
============== Running Processes ===============
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
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A:Auto Update Disabled Message

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