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Lenovo Y50-70 Update Tool

Q: Lenovo Y50-70 Update Tool

How can I get the Lenovo update tool to work properly? I've asked it to scan my system a number of times and says everything is up to date but then I find the updated drives (that I don't have) on the Lenovo site or on some other third party site. Is there some way to actually make this work or does someone have a suggestion for a program that actually does as advertised?

Preferred Solution: Lenovo Y50-70 Update Tool

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Lenovo Y50-70 Update Tool

Dear Turfy

Welcome in lenovo community

Kindly be informed that the updated driver on lenovo support page are released for the newest manufactured machine even if it's the same model, As long the application didn't ask you to install any updated softwares so nothing required to be installed

Let me know


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This trick might be useful try it

Manually Update AVP Tool Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool Signature Databases ? Raymond.CC

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

what do you think?

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

You can try:Windows 10 ISO

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Hi there,I'm having problems with a repeated popup:Your browser is run in unsafe mode. Running the protection mode will help you to keep your computer safe. Staying at the suspicious website in unsafe mode may lead to the loss of personal data and computer breakage. To run the web browser in the protected mode Windows requires installing the certified antivirus scanner software and online protection tool.Name: Online Protection ToolPublisher: Microsoft WindowsThe first sentence is grammatically incorrect and the message looks shady (picture below).Also, I am unable to update AdWare or Malwarebytes and errors pop up. I'm also unable to access the Microsoft Windows Update website.Occasionally my browser (Chrome/Firefox) will be redirected to other websites with ads.Thanks for taking the time to read this. Any advice?Edit 1: malwarebytes.org is blocked/won't load.windowsupdate.com is blocked/won't load.superantispyware website is also blocked/won't load.Other websites are loading fine.Edit 2: Updated my HOSTS file, rebooted my computer, and I still don't have access to those anti-malware sites. Regular websites are fine.--J

A:Can't access Windows Update, fake "Online Protection Tool", can't update Malware scanners

Scan for Spyware/AdwareThe process of cleaning your computer may require you to temporarily disable some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free version and save it to your desktop.NOTE: Before saving MBAM please rename it to zztoy.exe....now save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself.Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is... Read more

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I have am currently running IE9 and see an error code of 9C59 when installing the update to IE11.
The Windows Update Troubleshooter reported the service registeration is missing or corrupt (not fixed), and the Windows updat error 0x80070490(2014-12-12-T-07_49_01P) (not fixed).
I then downloaded the system update readiness tool, but it would not install, and I received the following error:
Installer encountered an error: 0x8007000d the data is invalid.
Can you tell me what to do next?

A:Windows update and system update readiness tool problem.

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You might attempt to download ie10 instead,
Both are offered through the windows update system is that where your attempting to download 11 ?
Right click the ie11 update and click on Hide,
Manually check for update ie10 will now be offered,

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

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

"Installer encountered an error: 0xc8000247"

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

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

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

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

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

Windows Update Posting Instructions

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Hi, I ran the diagnostic tool and it came up with multiple errors (see below) that included "problems" with the "C" Drive which I realize is NOT a good sign and would appreciate help (interpretation) of the report. Is my system in BIG trouble, that is do I need to replace it or are the errors nothing to worry about?

Thank you for your help,


Lenovo ThinkVantage Toolbox Log File
12/24/2011 9:30:34 PM
Overall Result: Failed
Name: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2180 @ 2.00GHz
Multicore Test
Test Started 12/24/11 7:16:11 PM
Warning Message: The processor speed may have been affected due to other applications consuming CPU resources. Shut down any other applications and run the test again. 12/24/11 7:25:31 PM
Warning Message: Calculated CPU Speed:Core: 0 Speed: 2.00 GHz, Core: 1 Speed: 2.00 GHz 12/24/11 7:25:32 PM
Test Finished: Warning
File System: NTFS
Volume Serial Number: 0CB4-A339
Volume Capacity: 148.45 GB
Volume Free Space: 57.79 GB
Volume Used Space: 90.66 GB
Targeted Read Test
Test Started 12/24/11 8:17:02 PM
Error Message: Error while reading sector 4964059. 12/24/11 8:17:08 PM
Error Message: The test found 1 sector errors. 12/24/11 8:17:09 PM
Test Finished: Failed (Error code: WHD20-PQQ) 12/24/11 8:17:11 P

Surface Scan Test
Test Started 12/24/11 8:21:58 PM
Error Message: There was an error reading sector 4960256. 12/24/11 8:23:18 PM
Test Finished: Failed (Error code: WHD08-LHW) 12/24/11 8:26:... Read more

A:Help with Lenovo ThinkVantage Tool

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Hi, Have Lenovo G40-70 with Seagate 500 GB HDD. Lenovo solutions center scan has shown hard disk failure.  SMART Status Test PassedTargeted Read Test PassedRandom Seek Test PassedFunnel Seek Test PassedSMART Short Self Test Failed SMART Drive Self Test Failed In order to repair the disk, I tried using Seagate DOS tool (even changed the controller to 'compatible' mode. also tried AHCI mode as well ) but it didn't detect hard disk in DOS Tool.  Has anyone faced the same problem ? Please help. Shan

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Hi there, I've seen many forum topics relating to the pressure sensitivity on Paint Tool Sai when using a Lenovo Helix.I too am struggling with the issue. It's not only the pressure sensitivity that doesn't seem to work, but pinch to zoom and other tablet functions don't seem to either - I'm making the assumption that Paint Tool can't recognise that I'm using a tablet. I've tried every piece of advice on here and Google - although most advice seems to be regarding Wacom sensitivity which doesn't really help me. I've tried changing the settings within Paint Tool and also downloading the most recent Wintab drivers as well, restarting the laptop without the stylo in the hole etc. But nothing seems to work. I have emailed Systemax to see if they can help, but I'm really not sure what there support will be like. I was just wondering whether anyone knows anything else I can try?

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Hi all thanks for taking the time to read my post I own a basic lenovo ideapad z500, the 4gb ram version with i5 Processor.I was interested in upgrading the RAM in the laptop, using CRUCIAL Memories diagnostic tool, I wanted to order another 4gb of RAM to help speed the laptop up. What screwdriver do I need to open up the laptop? What is its name or is it a generic one for all of the screws to get to the RAM BAYS? I am unsure as to what one i need. Thanks so much.

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We use the drive erase utility http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/nl/en/downloads/ds019026 to wipe our Thinkpads but this isn?t supported on ThinkCentre devices. Does Lenovo have a tool or recommendation for securely erasing the solid state drives in those devices?

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Spoiler (Highlight to read)IMPORTANT!!IMPORTANT!!Friends from Lenovo,Yesterday I did the update to the new version of Windows 10, called Windows 10 Fall Creators Update or Windows 10, version 1709, and after the update was done I find out that the hotkey driver, that controls the Fn commands on the keyboard of my Lenovo ThinkPad X220, doesn`t work correctly with this new version of Windows 10. Therefore, I would like to know what can I do to fix this issue, so the hotkey commands work properly again in my notebook, or if it is going to be an update of this file (8jvu43ww.exe) that I could install in my notebook to fix this issue. Could you please tell me what can I do to make the Fn commands work properly with the new update of Windows 10 (Windows 10 Fall Creators Update) or if it is going to be an update of the hotkeys that is compatible with the new version of Windows 10?I look forward to hear your comments, and I hope you already have an idea, an answer to solve this issue. Yours truly,Cristián Palau

A:Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Hotkey Update for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Intel 2nd gen CPU machines are not supported in Windows 10. 3rd gen (X230) is the first one.

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T460p here. After I updated my Windows 10 to Fall Creator Update - Lenovo System Update Shows 11 Updates that are already installed - so it want's to install the same drivers over and over again. Probably a bug. Anyone with the same experience?

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What is happening with Lenovo System Update? We are getting an error that the package catalog is being updated? We have several models here and its happening on all of them. I can't find anything relating to this update on any Lenovo site, and the response I got from calling support was "Sorry." They were also not able to tell me when they think this will be fixed. EDIT: Spelling.

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Hi How can I run "Lenovo update" automatically from fresh installation? - I tried different parameters from the documantation, but nothing happens.  Thanks

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I have a new laptop with Windows XP SP2 on it, IE6 (though I use Firefox, not IE), and MS Office 2003 Student Edition. The latest update that popped up as "high priority" from Windows Update is this GDI+ Detection Tool (KB873374).

It sounds like you have to install it then run it and then visit MS Office website to check for updates...? Is this worth doing? Can it cause more problems than it will help? (I thought I've read about issues when updating MS Office with security patches...? And that you have to download yet something else to even check for Office security updates...?)

Or do Office security updates come through Windows Update, and I don't need to worry about this? (But if that's the case, then why even have this GDI+ thing available?)

I'm always worried about ending up with a bunch of conflicts with other programs like AVG, ZA, AutoGK, DVDShrink, etc. And I'm always hesitant to install something that has to run on my system.

I've got AVG and ZA, keep both up to date, and I have Automatic Updates turned on just to let me know when there's a critical update (so I don't have to visit the Windows Update site to get updates).

I was thinking I would only do the updates to Office that come through Automatic Updates and not worry about any others...

Also, what's the difference between Microsoft Update and Windows Update? Is it better to have Microsoft Update, or does that have its own set of problems associated with it? (A... Read more

A:Questions About Microsoft Gdi+ Detection Tool & Microsoft Update Vs. Windows Update

Well to start off the difference between windows update and microsoft update is as follows. Windows update is what originally comes with the computer and only updates the windows platform. If you choose to upgrade to the microsoft update it will check all of your microsoft programs for updates.
As far as going to the office website for updates... unless you want to install non-critical updates to your office suite then you shouldn't have to at all. Finally - that GDI+ detection tool is the little program microsoft uses to scan your computer for any of their products - that is if you use microsoft update and not the original windows update.
So if you like your computer to maintain critical updates by itself for the microsoft programs than yes use microsoft update and yes install the GDI+ decection tools.

Hope this helps you out!

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Can't remember the name of tool too download MS updates,think it was use in Vista. You could manually download updates.

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I cannot install the SP1 x64 and automatic updates also show the same error-codes
Error on SP1 installation : TRUST_E_NOSIGNATURE(0x800b0100)
Update error : Code 800B0100
I tried several fixes, update readiness tool, reinstalled Win7 (it was anyway a new installation) but nothing solved my problem.

The hardware setup wasn't changed before the installation.

Logs are in the attached file

Please, could someone help me to fix those problems.


A:Win 7 x64 SP1 and Update Tool 800B0100

Your CheckSUR log shows the following problems -

Unavailable repair files:
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is there a tool that can be used to update all your drivers? like i mean something that will scan them and tell you if they need to be updated?

ive tried device manager all the time, and it never finds any updates. i think in the 3 computer that ive owned, only 1 got an update from device manager.

with my current, fresh install, and device manager dident recognize that i had updates for the video driver, Ethernet, etc.


A:Drivers Update Tool

Hi quadrider10, It's always advisable to get the updates from the Manufacturer of the device you wish to update, The use of so called driver finders usually lead to you having to pay for drivers that you already have or do not need !!! This is the place for you to get yours from Drivers & Downloads | Dell United States

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I have a t440p upgraded to Windows 10 Pro 64bit. Whenever I run System Update, I get this error message: Windows cannot find 'update tool_CS13_WS_ver2_30_000.exe' I have downloaded and run the latest System Update, but it did not stop this message from appearing. It also occurs when I run the system update feature of the Lenovo Companion app. Does anyone have any diea what is happening or how to fix it? 

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I am attempting to update the firmware for my SSD according to the tool in System Update and Companion.  It apparently detects and want's to update my SSD (Samsung MZVKV512HAJH) from 6L0QBXX7 to 7L0QBXX7.  However when I do so it simply pops up a box which says "Firmware update FAILED! RC=0x5 Stopped by a soft error. Please try again". I want to see a log or figure out what RC=0x5 means, or even what a soft error is.  Where can I go to learn this? Thank you!

A:SSD Firmware Update Tool Fails

Good day.
Which laptop do you have? Windows version? Any recent major OS updates?

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I'm trying to augment the HP USB 3-in-1 diagnostic tool, which also includes the ability to update the BIOS on any machine.  I've figured out that the .BIN file is the BIOS update file and to put it in the \Hewlett-Packard\BIOS\New folder to allow machines to be updated.  However, when I tried to update a HP EliteBook 8540w, it didn't work, giving me an error message of "Signature file not found." Since I'm able to update other HP systems (dc7800, EliteDesk 800 G1, ProDesk 600 G1, etc.) by putting just the .BIN file on the USB drive and selecting the update BIOS option from the BIOS, I figure it would also work using the HP 3-in-1 diagnostic tool.  Apparently, the 3-in-1 tool uses some form of CRC check to validate the BIOS file first.  The problem is, I don't know for which file the tool is looking, so I'm stuck. Does anyone know the file structure of the BIOS section of the 3-in-1 diagnostic tool?  I need to know what files need to be put in what locations in order for the BIOS update function to work correctly.  Any help which is provided is greatly appreciated. Thanks,Timothy

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Im looking for a tool to update my Drivers for me... But i dont wont to pay for one that doesnt support w7 =( (Looking for somthing That updates my pc driver for me like driver magcian)

A:Whats The best Driver Update Tool..

Quote: Originally Posted by StonR

Im looking for a tool to update my Drivers for me... But i dont wont to pay for one that doesnt support w7 =( (Looking for somthing That updates my pc driver for me like driver magcian)

the one problen with driver update programs is that they all have different drivers and dates so you are relying on (especially a free site) them to give you the most current driver. I dont use them. had too many times it upgraded a driver to a bad one and didnt upgrade one that needed it


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I am instructed that before starting a new thread, I should please read and follow these instructions:
For Windows Update problems - Windows Update Posting Instructions. I click on it.
Those posting instructions take me to another sevenforums page where I'm further instructed to click on System Update Readiness Tool fixes Windows Update errors in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008.

Clicking on that does take me to a Microsoft page headed Fix Windows Update errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness tool.

When I scroll down that page I find For Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 2008 (this is becoming exhausting). Scrolling to the second item x64-based (64-bit) versions of Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 7 I am (finally) presented with the option to Download the package now.

Unfortunately, on 2 different computers I get the following:

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I thought this might help people who are having problems updating Vista.

Here`s a discription of what it does :

This article describes the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista-based computers and for Windows Server 2008-based computers. Microsoft released the System Update Readiness Tool to resolve certain conditions that could cause installing updates and other software not to work. You do not have to manually run this tool. This tool is offered automatically through Windows Update to computers that have a condition that the tool could resolve.
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Update information

After you download the System Update Readiness Tool, it runs a onetime scan for inconsistencies that might prevent future servicing operations. This scan typically takes less than 15 minutes to run. However, the tool might take significantly longer on some computers. The Windows Update progress bar is not updated during the scan, and progress seems to stop at 60% complete for some time. This behavior is expected. The scan is still running and you should not cancel the update.

Hope this helps someone

A:Vista Update Readiness Tool

That link is broken. Obviously the double http, but more than that. WHen i type it into my browser correctly it comes up page not found. I have tried Page Not Found. and Page Not Found. and both open up to a page, Get Free Tech Support, with the message Unable to find a page at this address.

EDIT: lol when I typed the addy's the site automatically link them: the addy's I tried are (without the http) support.microsoft.com/kb/947821#applies to, and support.microsoft.com/kb/947821.

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All in One Runtimes Download

Freeware: 358 MiB

Dieses Addon b?ndelt alle wichtigen und aktuellen Runtimes in einem Pack und bietet eine Auswahlm?glichkeit, was installiert werden soll. Enthalten sind alle .NET Framework-Versionen inklusive Hotfixes.
Ebenso sind enthalten Java SE Addon, DirectX 9.0c Zusatzdateien (x86, x64), allgemeine Runtime Dateien, Adobe Flash Player (IE Plugin), Adobe Shockwave Player (IE Plugin) und Silverlight.

Useful to install these updates specially on old Windowws XP machines

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Upgraded to WIN10 64bit. Problems: 1- I need to upgrade the BIOS but, even following the instructions, the system reboots without updating the BIOS I thought it was because I have the fingerprint swipe at boot, but  2- I can't remove it (not even from Bios menu) because I set  it with HP protect tools that now can't be opened with win 10 (incompatible). How can I remove the password (fingerprint validation) at boot, so that I can try again with the BIOS update? If I uninstall HP protect tool, will I be able to switch on my pc (will it still require the fingerprint or it will be helplessly stuck) ?

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The Office Update Inventory Tool allows administrators to inventory the state of updates across all of their Office installations and generate reports on the information. This tool also requires you to download the latest detection information from here


System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP

Microsoft Office 2000 or Microsoft Office XP

Internet Explorer Version 5 or later



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I have downloaded and installed the "System Update Readiness Tool".

Now how do I run it. I CANNOT find it in "All Program".

How the heck do I run it????

A:System Update Readiness Tool

It has run when you install it. It creates two files called Checksur.log and Checksur.persist.log

If you look at the checksur.log file it will list all the sections that it has a problem with. For example on my system I have

Unavailable repair files:

this is where there are two directories missing that contain fix files inside the c:\windows\winsxs\ directory. Every time you click to install the KB (the way you run it) it will take the content of your current checksur.log file and copy it to the checksur.persist.log so you have a record of when it was run last and what it found wrong.

hope this helps

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I am struggling to find this tool for Windows 7 x86.
I think I am just so tired. A link would be much appreciated.

Tomorrow I will start the Windows Update Posting Instructions process.
Should I post here? Or should I post a new thread?

I really need help. I have been at this for 3 days with no love.
I have tried every single thing I could find here and on Microsoft.

Thank you so much! Dawn

A:System Update Readiness Tool for x86 ?

I see it right here on Microsoft's page,


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I tried to update BIOS to the latest version (F2E Rev.A) and the process seemed to be smooth (restart, flash BIOS, verify BIOS, restart). However, after the last restarting, the system cannot boot. When push the power button, it turns on for a brief moment (fan spins, WIFI LED on, optics drive spins) and then turns off, and keep doing this cycle until forced turn off. I'd assume it is a bad BIOS update and tried to restore to the previous version following instructions in http://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c02693833. The issue is I cannot get into the restore tool with or without a USB drive. it keep the on-and-off cycling no matter what buttons are held at start-up. Any recommendation? 

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Some (like 1-2) updates won't install for some reason and Windows Update recommended me the System Update Readiness Tool.

This is the log it made:

Checking System Update Readiness.
Version 6.0.6001.22275
2009-02-12 16:47

Checking Deployment Packages

Checking Package Manifests and catalogs.

Checking package watchlist.

Checking component watchlist.

Checking packages.

Checking component store
(f) CSI Manifest and S256H Do Not Match 0x00000000 WinSxS\Manifests\x86_microsoft-windows-i..nternetcontrolpanel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16809_none_8d5c6dd054a9dde3.manifest x86_microsoft-windows-i..nternetcontrolpanel_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.16809_none_8d5c6dd054a9dde3

Checking SMI Store
Milliseconds: 879505
Found 1 errors
CSI Manifest and S256H Do Not Match Total Count: 1
Customer Experience report successfully uploaded. Thank you for participating. For more information, see the Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program on the Microsoft web site.
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.0.6001.22375
Package Version 5.0
2009-05-01 10:32

Checking Deployment Packages

Checking Package Manifests and catalogs.

Checking package watchlist.

Checking component watchlist.

Checking packages.

Checking component store
Seconds executed: 854
No errors detected
Customer Experience report successfully uploaded. Thank you for participating... Read more

A:System Update Readiness Tool

The important question is, did they install?

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Afew months ago I had my Windows Xp computer reformatted to remove viruses and make my computer run better.Sure enough it did make my computer run better. But the person that did it for me, installed a "Not Genuine" copy of Windows XP. So in turn, I can no long get updates from windows.After telling a classmate about this problem he informed me that I should have my Windows Genuine Product Key on the side of my tower. After getting home and looking, sure enough I did.After looking through Windows support website I found the "Windows Product Key Update Tool" but when I type my code in I get the Error "The Product Key entered is not a valid key for this system. Please check typing errors and try again."I know its the right code.I then used the "Windows Validation Advisor". It told me:"The product key you entered does not match the key currently in use. The Windows product key in use is a Volume License Key (VLK) that has been blocked. A VLK is typically licensed to an organization, such as a business or educational institution, that wants to use multiple copies of Windows. Volume License Keys are not designated for home use. Often repair shops, friends, or relatives incorrectly use VLKs as a quick and easy repair solution. If a VLK is reported as stolen or leaked, it is blocked from passing validation and is not considered genuine. If you suspect this has happened to you, you may be a victim of software counterfeiting. Learn how to g... Read more

A:Windows Product Key Update Tool

Sorry to hear of your predicament.

First, I'd have a little chat with the person who installed the "not genuine" copy of XP. If it was something you paid for, you should either get a refund or a reinstall (including CD) with a copy that can be registered.

Failing that, you might be able to buy a replacement CD directly from Microsoft. As long as you still have a valid key and can convince them that your original purchase (pre-reformatting) was legitimate and registered to you, they'll probably send you a CD for a fairly minimal amount.

If that doesn't work, it sounds as though purchasing the Windows Genuine Advantage Kit would be your best bet. I'd imagine it wouldn't cost as much as buying a brand new copy of XP. Also check to see if you can get a CD with the kit.

Hope this helps a bit. Good luck!

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Hi all

Iam looking for the best program that will let me:

1) download all 'Critical Updates' - 'Security Hotfixes' - 'Important updates' (not so bothered about 'recommended updates' but would be nice)

2) put this product on a fast USB stick

3) use USB stick too bring brand new win7/8/8.1 machines up to date so less downloading updates over our "almost dead" network which is so slow it can take hours upon hours just on checking lol..

once applied this means the 'majority' of updates are installed and only need to search for a few 3rd party ones like GFX, Audio, Wifi etc...making the process a lot quicker

I have looked at WSUS but this applies Critical and Security only... not Important and Recomended

also Portable Update seems to only download updates for the version of windows its running on.. meaning I would need 7/8/8.1 installs to run 3 separate copies off...

if anyone can help that would be great thanks

A:Best Tool for Offline Update Installs?

This worked for me.
Microsoft Update Catalog

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Is it possible? I'm running DirectX11 and my Tool says it's version 6.01.7600

A:Update DirectX Diagnostic Tool?

What's the problem? That's the version of Windows -6.01.7600. Build 7600 is the Windows 7 Final version. It's normal.

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Hi Guys

For the first month this year i have not received September's removal tool update on
my Windows XP desktop from Microsoft of course it's the only update we receive now
from Microsoft but it's unusual that i have had nothing so far this week.
Am i missing something here because i have been expecting it to download automatically
as usual this week, anyone had this update or is it just me.
Already installed this update on my Windows 10, 7 and Vista computers but not on my XP.
Thanks in advance.

A:September's Removal Tool Update

I actually hide the MSRT update in Windows XP and 7 and 10 because it's not really needed.

Windows XP SP3 32-bit does still receive monthly updates, but it needs to be tweaked to do so.


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Since you have to hunt around different Lenovo sites (and other sites) to find out about these softwares, I decided to make a post to get feedback from actual Yoga owners on how these programs interact, what they do, which ones are prerequisite, and which ones are unnecessary. Please don't take this as a blanket answer. This is just what I have found. It might be right - it might be wrong. I'm looking for others to post their experiences as well. Lenovo System Interface Foundation Driver - Necessary prerequisite (missing driver in device manager without it). It allows the Lenovo Utility and Lenovo Companion to work. Lenovo Yoga Mode Control - Necessary if you want to use your yoga to seemlessly change between all the different modes (laptop, tablet, tent, stand). This software is responsible for autorotating and putting Windows into tablet mode. Lenovo Utility - Recommended(?) This one I'm not too sure on. I remember that I was missing some function that I wanted but I can't remember what it was now. Maybe battery cycle count and health? Lenovo Companion - I don't have this one installed and don't think it's necessary but would like someone else to shed some light here.

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My friend's laptop is infected with the MS Removal Tool virus. Most googling led me to this tutorial

On step 7, it directs us to uncheck "Use a proxy server for your LAN".
However, this box is already NOT checked when I open this screen. Internet shows that it is connected to our network via wifi, but webpages will not load.
As such, I used my computer and an USB to transfer RKILL.exe as an ulterior option stated in guide.

RKILL finds and terminates:

As internet is still not working, I used the USB to transfer mbam-setup.exe as well. Install program. I then attempt to update to no avail.

So what other things must I do to regain internet connection and thus update mbam to fully remove MS Removal Tool? Does it HAVE to be updated (found 1 file. I don't remember what)?

Thank you for any insight!

A:MS Removal Tool Virus. Can't Update MBAM

My friend's laptop had Webroot AntiVirus on his system already and had been recently updated (no need for internet!). I substituted this into procedure and seemed to have fixed the problem(no spam at reboot). If anyone knows if this will be insufficient in the long run, please let me know. Still food for thought if other people encounter same roadblock.

Still no internet, but I think I remember running across someone saying that system restores can cause this problem (The person using the laptop at time of infection attempted this before I took over). So I will poke around the interwebs to see how to resolve this hopefully unrelated problem.

If not, thank you for the guide! Definitely helped me get my bearings on my first virus purge! Was lost without it. Thanks! ^^

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I am experiencing the same issue that the user did in this closed thread (System Update Readiness Tool problem...). Thus, I'm starting a new one with the error information below.

Unfortunately, I noted that the user, "niemiro", who provided fixes that worked, account is closed. I would appreciate any assistance that anyone here might provide. Thanks.

Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.21645
Package Version 15.0
2012-06-19 09:09
Checking Windows Servicing Packages
Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
Checking Package Watchlist
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
Checking Component Store
Seconds executed: 330
No errors detected

Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.21645
Package Version 17.0
2012-11-28 16:33
Checking Windows Servicing Packages
Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
(f) CBS Catalog Missing 0x00000002 servicing\Packages\Package_for_KB2661663~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
Checking Package Watchlist
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
Checking Component Store
Seconds executed: 645
Found 1 errors
CBS Catalog Missing Total count: 1
Unavailable repair files:

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A:System Update Readiness Tool problem...

Hello randun and welcome to the forums

Windows Update Package Replacement

Warning: this fix is specific to the user in this thread. No one else should follow these instructions as it may cause more harm than good. If you are after assistance, please start a thread of your own.

Please download the attached file, Packs.zip and save this to your Desktop.
Right-click on the file and select Extract All...
Tick the box labelled Show extracted files when complete then click Extract
A window will open showing two folders, Manifests and Packages
Open the Manifests folder and copy the files into the following folder (if there are any files)


Open the Packages folder and copy the files into the following folder (if there are any files)


Run the System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) again
When the SURT finishes installing, copy (Ctrl + C) and paste (Ctrl + V) the contents of the SURT log into your next post please:

You will probably be shown the error code 0x8024200D after performing this fix, if so, please let me know


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A:System Update Readiness Tool and other questions.

I think i made some mistake with the installation of the OS .

I had a dual boot system ( Windows 7 Ultimate + OpenSuse 11.3 ) on the same hard drive , on a different partition with a separate Windows 7 boot partiton on the same HDD . I also have a second drive.

Deleted the Linux OS , and reinstalled the Windows OS yesterday , but the new boot manager files installed on the second drive . Fixed the problem with the
bcdedit /export X:\boot\bcd
command .

Question : Can i delete the boot manager from th other drive and from the separate boot partition ?

I tried to install SP1 , but it failed vevery time . I also tried to install the System Update Readiness Tool , but somehow it always appeared on the other drive not on C .

Both drive marked as primary and active .

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So I have 2 PC's and a metered internet connection. So I created an ISO instead of upgrading the one PC. When I run the ISO on the computer it was created with, it gives me the option to upgrade. When I run it on my other PC, it asks me for a Windows 10 serial key.

This doesn't make sense, the tool specifically says for use on other computers. Anyone know how I can get around this without downloading 10 again.

A:Media Creation Tool ISO, no update on one computer

just click SKIP when asked for product Key
You must upgrade a qualifying OS though

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Being a Mozilla Firefox convert, the only times that I use IE 6.0 is when I have to use a website that does not work with Firefox 1.0PR, or with Firefox in general. The prime example of this, and the reason I'm having to write this plea for help, is Windows Update (www.windowsupdate.com).

Whenever I check for updates, it scans and lists the needed updates all right, but when the download dialog appears, nothing happens. Once, I had it work for almost 7 hours overnight while I slept and by the morning, nothing had download. It was still saying "Preparing to download." Perhaps IE is punishing me for switching? LOL Just kidding, although I wouldn't put it past Microsoft to do that to people who set a competitor's browser as their default.

So, now I get the list of updates that I need and download them from the Microsoft Download Center (www.microsoft.com/downloads). However, I would like to get the Critical Update Notification tool, but all the places that I've visited that talk about the Critical Update Notification tool say that it is only available off of Windows Update. Microsoft Downloads does not offer the CUN at all, at least not to any of my knowledge.

Can anyone help me?

A:can't find Critical Update Notification tool..

Here are a few links to review concerning Windows update. What Operating System version do you have by the way?




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I had a bunch of viruses on my computer. I think I got them all off with assistance, but Windows Update hasn't run for a long time. I attempted to download the system update readiness tool for the X64 version of Windows 7, but when I clicked the installer a dialog box popped up that said, "This update is not applicable for your computer." To further complicate matters, i'm almost totally blind and use the Jaws screen reader, so I have a hard time getting the error codes. If you'd like I can run the update again, but I need to know how to get a screen shot other than taking a picture with my camera, which would not work.

I called a tech support company and they did a diagnostic using remote access, and the lady said I had a bunch of corrupted and missing drivers, and the only way she could fix it was to download a bunch of advanced tools, and for that I had to purchase a package of at least one year of support, which I couldn't afford. I'd like to do this myself without having to get my harddrive wiped. Do you guys have any suggestions? Thanks.

A:System Update Readiness Tool is Not Working

Welcome to Seven Forums arctobear. See if this helps with the screenshots.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

You might also try this Fix it tool

How do I reset Windows Update components?


Windows Update - Reset

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