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A few problems after SURT (tried to install SP2)

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

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 Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-n..xcorecomp.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18145_nl-nl_bc686b561b745721.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-n..xcorecomp.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18145_nl-nl_bc686b561b745721
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ieframe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21184_none_62f32a60ca5387bd.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-ieframe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21184_none_62f32a60ca5387bd
Summary:
Seconds executed: 5794
Found 5 errors
CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check Total count: 5
Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\x86_81a783d915bb6f248faec54858397f60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20895_none_8c1d577eb7f137c2.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlactivexcompat_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21148_none_15ef6be02bd9d67a.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.6000.381_none_7e2e53603f89ed2f.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-n..xcorecomp.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18145_nl-nl_bc686b561b745721.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ieframe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21184_none_62f32a60ca5387bd.manifest

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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:
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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 Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-n..xcorecomp.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18145_nl-nl_bc686b561b745721.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-n..xcorecomp.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18145_nl-nl_bc686b561b745721
(f) CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check 0x00000000 winsxs\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ieframe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21184_none_62f32a60ca5387bd.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-ieframe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21184_none_62f32a60ca5387bd
Summary:
Seconds executed: 5794
Found 5 errors
CSI Manifest Failed Catalog Check Total count: 5
Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\x86_81a783d915bb6f248faec54858397f60_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20895_none_8c1d577eb7f137c2.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlactivexcompat_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21148_none_15ef6be02bd9d67a.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux_31bf3856ad364e35_7.0.6000.381_none_7e2e53603f89ed2f.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-n..xcorecomp.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18145_nl-nl_bc686b561b745721.manifest
winsxs\manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-ieframe_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.21184_none_62f32a60ca5387bd.manifest




Hello BasW and welcome to the forums

Yay, I've finally got a nice SURT log to play with Because you only have manifest files corrupted (not their matching .mum and .cat files), we can't trace them through an update. We're going to have to manually trace them through the registry. Please bear with me whilst I prepare instructions!

Tom

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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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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, 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 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 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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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

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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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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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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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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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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Hello ! How to fix this ?
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 26.0
2017-11-03 13:46

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs

Checking Package Watchlist

Checking Component Watchlist

Checking Packages

Checking Component Store
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 amd64_microsoft-windows-ie-f12.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.18738_en-us_527abd976eb45763
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 amd64_microsoft-windows-appid_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23807_none_b609598be1d9d3b5
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 wow64_microsoft-windows-lsa_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23841_none_0f2b3ce8c104599a
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 amd64_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlrendering_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.18738_none_f57ab9fc374f143a
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 x86_microsoft-windows-i..ersandsecurityzones_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.18738_none_3afc23b83392133b
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 amd64_microsoft-windows-ie-datawarehouse_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.18738_none_28e5de4815911d1e
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 amd64_microsoft-windows-ie-datacontrol_31bf3856ad364e35_11.2.9600.18738_none_f63ed04ab54f3dc2
(f) CSI Missing Winning Component Key 0x00000000 x86_microsoft-windows-os-kernel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23807_none_6ecf0f5d2b7828e1
(f) CSI Missing Winning... Read more

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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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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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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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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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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:
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hello there!
Okay I have a problem that I can't seem to solve.
I bought a new computer that did not come with a operating system.
So I set up windows 7 64bit. All that went smoothly.
Then when it came to driver installation the problems came.
The computer has no CD drive, so I cant install it from the cds I got with it.
Tried with wired internet connection, nothing. Missing driver
Tried putting the driver for the Ethernet thingy on an usb. Computer did not find the USB drive. Tried all ports on the machine.
Sooo, I basically need to get internet into the computer so I can setup the rest of the drivers.
Tried a wireless WiFi USB stick, but again, the computer does not find the USB's.
BUT it did find my wireless keyboard and mouse assembly? Weird.
Cannot seem to get the computer to recognize a usb memory stick.
Any ideas guys and girls?
Thanks in advance!
 

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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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About 3 or 4 days ago I installed a new motherboard (Gigabyte MA785GMT-UD2H), processor (Athlon X2), RAM (4GB Crucial), HDD (so it's essentially a new PC). After installing XP Home and then gradually installing updates (SP3 is installed) and my usual assortment of programmes and utilities (nothing too out of the ordinary - iTunes, browsers, Office, spyware utilities, Security Essentials), my PC now has a number of glitchy problems whenever I boot it up at the beginning of the day. I can get past them by rebooting roughly 4-5 times; eventually it will run smoothly. I've kept notes of some of the most recurrent problems:

- Generic Win32 service closes on start-up. Result is frequently that when I try to open My Documents or My Computer, the taskbar and desktop icons disappear for a few seconds, then reappear. Often after a few attempts my desired folder will eventually open.

- AntiMalware Service Executable closes on start-up. Result is Security Essentials deciding it cannot update and thinks it's out of date.

- ATI Catalyst Control Centre (for the onboard GPU) closes on start-up. No noticeable effects.

- Google Chrome (my preferred browser) browser windows crash - i.e. I get the 'aw snap!' page, the whole thing doesn't close. This occurs even after disabling extensions, so they do not seem to be the cause.

...And less frequently, I have also had the following happen:

- On boot-up, a window pops up with: 'Procedure entry point Md5final could not be located in ... Read more

A:XP problems on new build/install - services closing on start-up & other problems

Apparently it won't let me edit my post anymore. Just to update, I rebooted after posting all this to see what happened, the first thing I did was open a Word (2007) document, and upon opening I received BSOD with message PAGE_FAULT_IN_NON_PAGED_AREA. Rebooted again and all seems normal.

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I'm fixing a friends laptop - an ancient Toshiba Equium A110-252 (PSAB2E) which was riddled with trojans and viruses and formatting was the only route.

Reinstalled with windows XP (and service packs 1-3), reinstalled the drivers for sound, touch pad etc but can't get the wireless to work!

The card doesn't show up in device manager, which I've been led to believe means it needs a bios update. I read on a website that i needed to update to a version 2.4 or later, but one doesn't seem to exist for windows XP.

I'm struggling, and would like to get this done! Any suggestions please post or email. If you could point me in the way of the correct drivers/bios updates to get it working I would be very appreciative!

Cheers guys =]

A:Please help! Problems after format & fresh install - wireless adaptor problems.

have you already tried to just install the wireless network driver? the driver will look for the component if its available otherwise it just wont install.

http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=UK&selCategory=2&selFamily=382&selSeries=173&selProduct=667&selShortMod=477&language=13&selOS=10&selType=all&yearupload=&monthupload=&dayupload=&useDate=null&mode=allMachines&search=&action=search&macId=&country=40&page=2&startPage=1

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Hello, I'm new to this forum and signed up because I'm having problems getting rid of some virus that is causing iexplore.exe to show up in my processes. I did a little research and tried to download a couple anti-virus programs that people said got rid of it. Everyone i have tried to install just refuses to install. After I click the installiation program either nothing happens or it says this program encountered a problem and needs to close. This includes hijackthis because I just tried to download it and post the log along with this problem to get some help.
 

A:anti-virus problems wont install, iexplore.exe virus problems

I meant to type PROGRAMS, not PROBLEMS in the thread title
 

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I am trying to install Win7 Pro 64bit. Brand new Biostar TA790GXE 128M MB with new AMD Phenom x4 9750 Quad Core, New 2GB RAM DDR2-8500 1066MHz (one stick), New SATA DVD, Existing IDE 160GB HDD, Existing 1.44MB 3.5" floppy, existing USB card reader, existing USB/PS2 mouse, existing PS2 keyboard.

The install gets to the "Completing Installation" checklist item, reboots, goes to the "Updating registry entries" and "starting services", then appears to "complete installation" on the checklist, reboots again, then freezes at the MB splash screen. I am not able to type anything on the keyboard, i.e. DEL to enter the BIOS setup, or F12 to enter the BIOS flash utility. I reboot using the reset button, bypass the boot from CD/DVD, the notification of an error comes up, giving me the option to boot in Safe Mode or normally. Booting normally then gives me an error stating "The computer restarted unexpectedly or encountered an unexpected error, click OK to reboot and continue the installation. Rebooting comes to the same error message.

I have read and tried the "common install problems" thread without success. I have tried to install from Safe Mode, get the error message "Windows cannot complete installation in Safe Mode".

I have tried the following so far (from what I can remember): reset CMOS, remove all USB peripherals - including internal USB card reader, flash BIOS for possible update, reinstall attempting ... Read more

A:Install problems

Did you do a full format of your HD before installing?

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WMP is not working. I attempted to upgrade to WMP 11 from 10. The update was unsuccessful, and the rollback has left version 10 inoperable. I am running Windows XP w/ SP2, and I'm in the process of copying the wmsetup logs. Before I ask for more help with my install issues, are there any other logs I need to find?
 

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Hi. I am having problems dual booting both Vista x64 and XP SP2. Vista is currently installed, so I shrank the HDD volume and created a new partition called "E", then formatted to NTFS. But, when I boot off my comp to install XP on this partition, the partition isn't there?

Any help is appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Win XP install problems.

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I'm having some major problems re-installing XP on my home computer (Compaq Presario, 512MB, 120GB harddrive, WinXP Home Edition, 2 years old). I get as far as rebooting into SAFE mode and the system hangs---it tells me that I cannot reboot into SAFE mode, and I am unable to get back to a normal XP reboot; it's like the computer is stuck in a SAFE mode reboot loop. When I press F8 and get to the point where I can select a different reboot option (normal XP, last successful reboot configuration, etc) none of the options work. I tried booting off the reboot floppy that came with the computer and I get a message "cannot access the drive, abort, retry or fail?".

I tried using the XP cd that came with my computer to repair the installed version of XP already on the computer, but the system keeps giving me an error message saying the "XP reinstall cannot operate in SAFE mode" and then provides an OK button (no other choices) and reboots, only to be faced with the same message all over again. Help! How can I get out of this permanent SAFE mode reboot????

I somehow managed to get to a DOS prompt and am able to see my C: drive, and can CD to the WINDOWS directory, but that's about all I can do. I can see the lisiting of other directories, but "Access Denied" when I try to change to them. The directories appear in a listing similar to this:

d000000 0 Documents ---this is what a directory listing looks like
0f00000 1250 John.doc ---this is... Read more

A:XP Re-install Problems...HELP!

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I am building a new PC, but I am hitting some snags. I am using tha hard drive from my old computer that was a Dell, so the OS was insalled on a Dell board. I went and got a new copy of Windows XP. When I go to install it tells me there is no hard drive.

Any ideas?

System Specs:
Intel D955XBK Motherboard
Pentium 4 3.2 GHz Processor
120 GB Seagate Hard Drive (From old computer)
PNY Nvidia 7950 GT Video CArd
Aegia PhyX Card
Sony DVD-Rom
Sony CD-RW
2GB Kingston RAM
 

A:Install Problems

How does the drive connect to the mb? Is it a sata drive by chance?
 

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I posted earlier about a problem with windows activation and a "counterfeit software" problem with win 7137. after finding no solution i decided id just do a clean install, and move to 7201. after the install, which was supposed to be clean. ( i chose the custom install option. not upgrade) i found that all of my old desktop gadgets were still there. then l noticed i had 2 recycle bins. and looking closer, i actually have 2 task bars. one of them is behind the other with all my old quick launch icons. all my old desktop shortcuts are still on the desktop but they dont work of course. i went into c: drive and saw a windows.old file. not the first time i found this backup of an old windows when doing a clean install with windows 7. it's annoyed me in the past but usually i would just delete it and everything was fine. im no newbie nor an expert, but ive installed everything from xp to win 7 and many linux disros hundreds of times and have never seen anything like this before. anyone have any idea. i no im going to be doing another install, but how can i avoid these backups. i want this install to be clean. isnt there an option on the win 7 disk to format the drive. if there is i must have missed it. if anyone can help or explain this it would be very much appreciated. and thanks in advance.

A:Install gone bad among other problems

problem solved. i should have looked more before i posted.

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Bought fsx deluxe and can't get the darn thing to install, I get a 1722 error......head over to microsoft and read up and download a fix, but i can't even open the fix which is KB928080 zip file because i get another error>>> error creating process.....reason advpack.dll
So I removed advpack.dll at boot and reinstalled it from another download, still i get the same errors......Anyone got any fresh ideas to get an install on this game????
 

A:fsx install problems

Try registering the dll.

Start > Run:

regsvr32 advpack.dll

But it sounds like your machine has some problems.
 

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Hello All....

Please help... I am at a lost end!!...

OK.... problem.... originally PC was raid then had major problem and just set up non-RAID.... 18 months later me PC was running awful and decided to format and RAID my 2 x 80gb hard drives..... so... went into Nvidia RAID..... created new STRIPED array.... clear disk data and set bios to boot from CD....

the bloody thing wont boot from CD....... at power on.... the raid array says healthy.... then (with boot priority set to CD and Peripherals set to ENABLE RAID).....

It just hangs at "verifying DMI pool data"........ and wont boot from CD.....
HELP PLEASE!"!!!!.... any ideas!
Thanks
 

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I bought a used laptop that had Windows XP Pro on it. The laptop did not have a restore CD with it and Gateway was not helpfull at all. I asked them If I could buy a replacement CD to match the one that came with the laptop. They said no. They do not replace restore CD's. You only get one with the laptop and after that it's up to you not to damage or lose it. So, I bought Windows XP Home w/ SP2 from Staples and tried to delete the partition with XP Pro on it and install XP Home. Some how it saved all of the old folders that were on there, the 20 Gig HD is almost full AND when it boots up there are two options, XP Pro and XP Home. How can I totally wipe out the hard drive and install XP Home. I don't need to save anything. I just want a clean install.
 

A:XP Install problems

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I got a pc here with windows98 on it and we're lookin to put XPpro on it.

I wanted to do a format and clean install so I began the process by using my winxp cd and setting the bios to boot via cdrom first. When I do this I get to the point where it says "hit any key to boot from CD.." and when i hit a key it just sits there and does nothing. It sounds like it attempts to read the cd, but doesn't get anywhere.
I then tried running the install cd within windows itself, and I get a fatal error ( "winnt32 caused an exception c0000006H in module Kernel32.dll" ), which I also got on a 2nd pc as well.
I then tried using the winxp boot disks (SP1a btw) to begin the install. At this point it seemed like it was going to work. I got to the setup blue screen, deleted the partition, and told it to install on the unpartitioned space. It seemed to format with no problems, but once it started to copy setup files from the cd I had issues. ( I now had 2 winxp pro SP1a install cds, one was the usual shiny xp cd, the other was one distributed with a dell, but said winxp install cd)
As it was copying files, it kept coming to files where it said it could not copy it/them, giving no explanation. If I hit "retry" sometimes it worked, sometimes no. So then i tried just reinserting the CD, and that worked sometimes. And sometimes I had to put the other install CD in the drive and continue from there. As you can imagine, this was a horribly slow and irritati... Read more

A:Install Problems

It could be hardware related. Try using another CDROM drive and see if it causes the same problems. Also make sure that non of your cables are loose in the computer.

The next thing I suspect is memory/RAM. Download one of the memory testing programs (either memtest or Windows Diagnostic Tool) here.

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None.

I just installed 8.1 Pro with Media Center from the Store link.

Everything went smoothly.

I did not lose ANY files, pictures, or installed programs.
I had to update 5 drivers & got 2 Windows Updates.

My 8 Pro product key is the same in 8.1 Pro.

I used my Microsoft account info to do the install.

Things are a little slow because it is just getting broken in.

My Start button was still there from Classic Shell too.

My font sizes for icons & stuff had to be reset.

I'm going to run 8.1 for a few weeks to see how it does.
If I am not happy with it, I have a Macrium image of 8 so I can easily revert if I want to.

From my experience installing 8.1 I really don't understand why so many people have so many problems with it.

A couple of pictures:

A:Win 8.1 install problems !!!

Statistics mean nothing to the individual. A single Chain Smoker could live to 100, you can win the lottery first go, etc.

Not that you would expect widespread issues. Why would you? If the majority, or even just a moderate percentage, had problems with the install, it wouldn't get through testing. However it would be foolish to think that this has been smooth sailing for everyone just on your own experience.

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HI,I am sure this should be posted as the problems i am having with my PC are all over the place.
Here's the start of problems,i can not connect to the internet called cable provider an the tech. straithened me out about several things i interpreting wrong (did not need proxy server,made sure i got automatic ISP upgrades.
Still could not hook up to web sites,bought add on Ethernet card still no connection was told i may have a bad chip for internet connection.
Then i really lost it and thought if i re-installed WIN7 that might straighten things out boy was i wrong with that thinking as t thought there was some installed help on disk that did not even show up went right pass it and it really got bad when after paying over $107.00 for a legitimate copy of WIN 7 down in the lower right hand corner there was notification that my copy i had was not a legitimate copy of WIN7 AND this PC is hard wired to a COMCAST router with cat5 cables as is this PC that i using right now,sorry about long post.

A:win 7 install problems

What does Device Manager look like? Are there any yellow marks indicating driver problems, especially for Network Adapter?

Click on Start then Run or press Window key (next to left Ctrl key) +R and paste the following into the Run box, exactly as shown, including double quotes:

cmd /c "ipconfig /all > postme.txt & ping yahoo.com >> postme.txt & reg query "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings" >> postme.txt & notepad postme.txt & del postme.txt"

and press ENTER.

A file will open in Notepad. Please copy and paste the contents here. Close the Notepad window and the file will be deleted and the Command Prompt window will also close.

If you don't have a Run selection off the Start menu, see here: Enable Run Command on Windows 7 or Vista Start Menu, or How to access the 'Run' box in Windows? 8.1 - YouTube or just press Windows Key (next to the left Ctrl key) + R, or open the Modern desktop, type run then click on Run that appears.

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I'm trying to re-install XP Professional on my custom built PC and I'm running into problems. While the instillation is "copying files" to the hard drive after I've formatted the partition it has trouble copying some files, but once I tell it to retry it finds them right away. Then the real problem , I keep getting one of those blue screen stop-error messages which abruptly ends the install process. The stop-errors don't always occur at the same spot during the copying but it always happens.
Anyone ever had this problem or have a clue what could be wrong?

A:Install Problems...

Delete your current partition and create a new NTFS partition and then proceed to install WinXP. Do you know what the errror message is with the blue screen?

Also, try cleaning your disc. Maybe it's dirty.

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