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Failed Automatic Update


I tried to update the latest microsoft updates last thursday and after 4 hours the system froze, so i canceled job and went to sign off and got the usual message "updates being applied" and 12 hours later it was still on 1 of 14, so i powered off. I then went back in and found that all updates had failed. I can not find a way to try and reinstall the updates, and when ever i try to sign off it says "installing updates 1- xxx and just stays like that for hours. Had lunch with a friend yesterday, who told me she had same problem as well as another friend that she spoke to. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Automatic Update Error

My other computer is currently running win7 home 64-bit has a startup error. I am assuming it has done an automatic windows update as it worked fine last night. Started it this morning and just as it gets to the windows loading screen i get the message "applying update operation 50 of 50 (registrymachinecomponents. )"The screen is frozen at this point and will not load windows. I have tried rebooting but it does nothing but offer loading windows normally (which goes back to this) or doing a startup repair, which then fails, reboots and back to this. I cant get into windows or a desktop at all. Anyone help please?

Posted On: 2010-08-25 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-08-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-21 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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My system: vista hp, sp1, 32bit.
Last successful update 11/10/2009 (power point sp2)
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I sometime get error 4397 when i try manually updates anti-virus installed: avg and threatfire. I also have system mechanic.


Posted On: 2010-03-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-18 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I have called microsoft support 10 times - i have been cut-off 3 times, mid sentence and have received a flawed recording 7 times - the recording starts ok and then starts repeating a partial sentence over and over.


Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Blue Screen After Automatic Update

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Coolermaster 690 case
Intel core i5 750 processor
Asus p7p55d motherboard
Corsair cmx4gx3m2a1600c9 xms3 memory pair ddr3 2 x 2gb 1600 mhz
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Lg dvdrw
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Posted On: 2010-07-14 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Automatic Update Tried To Kill Computer

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Turned it on this morning to find it had the same problem. I booted back up in safemode, used system recovery again and used the recovery point i had set right before i downloaded the windows updates and now everything works fine. I've disabled the automatic updates and i havent had any problems since.

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Posted On: 2010-02-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-09 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-17 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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No problems with any other programs, just ie.


Posted On: 2010-01-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-10-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-04-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

System Won't Install Automatic Update Kb973688

Having a repeated problem with this installation. I receive a: code 643 windows update encountered an unknown error. This also applies to kb954430. I've come across other info on this site to fix this problem but so far with no success. (http://social. Answers.microsoft.com/forums/en-us/vistawu/thread/f4bd0a46-a7aa-407b-b64b-f8517fd4ed7f)

I've read the article on this issue. I've downloaded the update and tried to install manually but that didn't work. The info said press the ignore button but i don't get this option. The only option is an ok button at which point the installation rolls back. I've tried updating the windows update component by using the microsoft "fixit" program but i get the same error: an error occurred during the installation of assembly component

{7b2b4ea5-1028-b7e6-a06b-d6b9abf34537}.
Hresult:0x80073712.

The setup dialog has the status as: publishing product information

I then tried to uninstall the msxml4 file by going to the remove programs in the control panel but it states that there are no updates on the computer. Probably got wiped out by one of the pc "cleaners" i've used (ccleaner and the such). Other than this problem, the machine is up-to-date and all other updates have installed successfully. Also tried it with the firewall and antivirus turned off. This is a six week old machine running windows 7 64.


Posted On: 2010-02-28 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Update Failed For Kb947821

For the past couple of months my computer has been unable to install the kb947821 update. Everytime i turn the computer off, i get the message that it is trying to install this update. When i try to update automatically, i get the following error message:

System update readiness tool for windows vista (kb947821) [september 2009]
Installation date: ‎1/‎01/‎2010 1:22 pm
Installation status: failed
Error details: code 9370001
Update type: important

This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This tool checks your computer for such inconsistencies and tries to resolve issues if found.

More information:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
Help and support:
http://support.microsoft.com

I also tried to update manually from the website, but got the error message "installer encountered an error: 0x8007000d the data is invalid" one post suggested renaming the software distribution folder and then trying to update again, but that didn't work. Every other update has successfully installed.


Posted On: 2010-01-01 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Kb980408 Update Install Failed

Installed win7 pro on my hp desktop two days ago. Installed about 30 updates without issue but am getting hung up on one of them.

Kb980408 keeps failing. The error i get is: "windowsupdate_800b0100" "windowsupdate_dt000"

I downloaded the update and attempted a manual installation but that did not work either. I tried microsoft fixit and it did not resolve the issue even with aggressive mode. I've tried running the system update readiness tool but that didn't work for me. I've pasted the log at the end of this message if it's of any use.

The only antivirus i am running is microsoft security essentials.


Posted On: 2010-06-05 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Security Update Kb972270 Failed Install

Security update kb972270 will not install. I've checked the services. Msi for windows installer, automatic updates, background intelligent transfer, and cryptographic services to make sure they are on automatic and started (per microsoft chat); i've disabled my av (endpoint), checked to make sure all other installs are done, and it will not install. Anyone have any ideas? This is the message after the failed install:

Installation failure
Error code: 0xd000007b
Try to install the update again, or request help from one of the following resources.


Posted On: 2010-01-20 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Update Failed Error Code 646

I have been getting this error for over 3 months, i have tried everything suggested, and now just getting mad. I thought it was fixed because in december it downloaded. The next time it did {or tried} to do a up-date it failed, {all attempts} i am having all kinds of problems now that i was not before the download in december, host +com something is not working etc, when i try and do some downloads i get a 404 code saying it is not there the kb # is 977839.

Posted On: 2010-01-28 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Failed Update Error Code 80070bc9

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Download size: 482 kb

You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

Update type: important

Install this update to resolve issues caused by revised daylight saving time and time zone laws in several countries. This update enables your computer to automatically adjust the computer clock on the correct date in 2009. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

More information: 
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976098

Help and support: 
http://support.microsoft.com


Posted On: 2010-01-24 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Failed Product Key After Recent Update

A quick idea of what i'm trying to deal with. 6 moths ago i purchased and installed a sealed retail version of windows 7 ultimate, it has only ever been installed on one computer, and has spent the rest of the time hidden away in a chest with all of the other genuine microsoft operating systems i have (lots all of the way back to windows 3. 11 for workgroups). Yesterday the computer had a microsoft update downloaded and installed, since then i have a black background and a warning that i would have one day to activate with another code.

As this is a genuine copy of windows 7 and i can prove that to anyone who cares to ask me to, i would like to know why this has been blocked. I would have contacted microsoft via phone, but unlike the company i work for, that does not appear to be an option. I have installed it again on a second pc to see if it was a virus or other code causing the issue, information from mgadiag;

Diagnostic report (1. 9. 0027. 0):

Windows validation data->validation code: 0
Cached online validation code: n/a, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows product key: *****-*****-yyfpp-kk8w2-7p8mv
Windows product key hash: ri1b8gzrr6bc16t5gulv5gddqhi=
Windows product id: 00426-066-8359172-86287
Windows product id type: 5
Windows license type: retail


Posted On: 2010-05-23 . View Related Posts . . View 15 Replies .

Kb980408 Update Install Failed At 35% In Win 7

Kb980408 stops at 35% while installing, reports install failure and then reverts the update and restarts. There are no install problem codes shown. Should i just ignore this update? I don't even know exactly what it encompasses.

Posted On: 2010-04-28 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Security Update For Microsoft Office 2003 Failed

Can someone please give me some clues. My computer will not allow this update. What is happening?  Other updates today ok. This one a no go for two weeks + ? Security update for microsoft office 2003 (kb976382)installation date: ‎4/‎06/‎2010 9:14 pm

Installation status: failed error details: code 57e update type: important security vulnerability exists in microsoft office 2003 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.

More information:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976382help and support:
http://support.microsoft.com/?Ln=en-us


Posted On: 2010-06-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Installer Has Been Corrupted After Failed To Install Office Update

My windows installer has been corrupted since a failed to install office update (kb981715). Now i cannot install adobe reader. I have vista home premium, 32 bit on my dell inspiron 518 (purchased march 2009) last, april (2010) i had a failed to install update (kb981715) for microsoft office  2007 and after many , many hours working with a microsoft tech support, i finally was told to just hide that update because my "windows works plus" didn't need this update.

However, i believe that this "failed to install update" removed part of the windows installer and i have been unable to get updates for adobe reader and after i uninstalled that software, i could not install that new download at all.microsoft support page will not accept my correct product id, so now i can't even get that help. What will happen if i try to download a new windows installer?


Posted On: 2010-07-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Update Failed Code 643 Unknown Error

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Posted On: 2010-07-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Security Update For Media Format Runtime Failed

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This is what my update history says:

Security update for windows media format runtime 11 for windows vista (kb968816)
Installation date: ‎1/‎31/‎2010 4:08 pm
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Error details: code 80072efd
Update type: important

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Posted On: 2010-02-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 Update Failed

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The 2007 microsoft office suite service pack 2 (sp2)
Installation date: ‎20/‎03/‎2010 8:51 p. M.
Installation status: failed
Error details: code 80200053
Update type: important
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Help and support:
http://support.microsoft.com/?Ln=en-us
 
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Posted On: 2010-03-20 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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Microsoft .net framework 1. 1 service pack 1 security update for windows 2000, windows xp, windows vista, windows server 2008, windows 7, and windows server 2008 r2 (kb953297)

Microsoft .net framework 2. 0 service pack 1 security update for windows 2000, windows server 2003, and windows xp (kb953300)


Posted On: 2010-03-12 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .