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Failed windows updates for months "WindowsUpdate_800706F7" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Question: Failed windows updates for months "WindowsUpdate_800706F7" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Hi there,
So Ive just noticed in the past week or so that my windows has been trying to update and has been failing for months and everything I've tried does nothing to fix the situation.  Anyone else ever have this problem? Help!  I also have the "not genuine windows" message popping up when in fact I am running genuine windows.

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Preferred Solution: Failed windows updates for months "WindowsUpdate_800706F7" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

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Answer: Failed windows updates for months "WindowsUpdate_800706F7" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Hi rebecca2015, welcome to BleepingComputer About your "Windows isn't genuine" error message, did you try to manually re-enter the product key yet ? Like shown here:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help/genuine/product-key#T1=tab01

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Hi all, I have windows 8.1 64 bit and i am having problems connecting to windows update and the windows store, I have no problem connecting to the internet its just windows update and windows store, Upon going to windows update it just acts like it is searching for like 5 minutes then gives me this error WindowsUpdate_80080005 OR WindowsUpdate_dt000  saying I have no internet connection which I know is untrue. I have tried malwarebytes and even uninstalled and reinstalled my network drivers,The windows store does the same thing saying I have no internet connection, Any help would be appreciated Thanks
 

Answer:Windows updates error WindowsUpdate_80080005 OR WindowsUpdate_dt000

Have you tried the steps in these links:  https://www.google.com/search?q=windows+update+troubleshooter+windows+8&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

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Hi there,
Can someone please help to shed some light on this, or possibly fix this issue?
I've been trying for ages to get my parents computer to download and install updates.
It's running 7 Home Premium 64 bit with SP1.
The Windows Update page shows that Windows could not search for updates, which resulted in the error 8007370B
The link on that page to get help for this error has no results.
The system update readiness tool failed to fix the issue
sfc /scannow in an elevated command prompt results in the error message
Windows resource protection could not perform the requested operation.
I also tried to force WSUS offline updates, but ended up having to remove the temp admin account and cancel the updates when that failed.

log files attached:
Attachment 362134

Answer:Failed updates "WindowsUpdate_8007370B" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Your first run of CheckSUR found a fair number of errors, and managed to fix them, mostly - but to remain until now...

Code:
Checking Component Store
(f) CSI Payload File Missing 0x00000000 _isdel.exe wow64_microsoft-windows-i..llshield-wow64-main_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_ca61f601a4548b8e
(f) CSI Corrupt Identity 0xC0150017 c64c420f5864b56f41d74a09d3a4941a, Culture=neutral, Version=6.1.7601.18283, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35, ProcessorArchitecture=amd64, versyo~Scope=NonSxS c64c420f586..a09d3a4941a_31bf3856ad364e35_6>1.7601.18283_b5294749e54eed83 Bad identity

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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ive spend a good hour looking through the maze of a website lenovo have and cant find anythin cant even find an email this is my last place to go before i try contacting microsoft.anyway the hdd failed after 5 months which is a complete joke and by the looks of it i cant get it replaced because lenovo dont do customer support but its the hdd can easily be replaced my current problem is i no longer have windows ive had to use ubuntu which i like a lot but i need windows. how can i get windows back now that my hdd is broken and the factory image is gone? btw the model is a g550 and windows 7 home was installed on it

Answer:Hdd failed after 5 months, lost factory windows image, what do i do?

Hello mate, If the HDD broke after 5 month is still under warranty and Lenovo will replace it. Otherwise did you create the recovery discs ?If not you'll have to buy them from Lenovo.





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As the topic says, my windows updates have been failing for the last eight months and I'm about to give up and do a fresh reinstall.  I'm hoping someone will have a suggestion for me, since I'd rather NOT have to go through the hassel of reinstalling everything. I'm fairly technical, but I'm at a complete loss. This all started back on July 2012 super Tuesday where all the updates downloaded and failed to install.  With each successive month of released updates, the list of failed gets longer and longer, the only exception being that the MSSE updates seem to go through with no problem.I've googled the heck out of the error code, but none of the fixes I found worked. I've tried the built-in updates troubleshooter, but it lies to me, tells me it fixed the issues, but the updates fail all the same. I've tried manually downloading the updates from their KB articles, but individually they fail to install.I'd love to hear if anyone has experienced this or has any ideas.Thanks!
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Answer:Windows Updates Failing for eight months

Hello and Welcome -
I've googled the heck out of the error code < < Please list the Error Code(s) given.
Is it always the same code or are there changes ?? Please list your Firewall(s) and Antivirus program(s)
 
Thank You -

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Greetings,

I originally thought it was a Malware issue tampering with the computer. But after going over it withchaslang, we determined it wasn't. I am getting a Code 80242014 error whenever I attempt to install a Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB976972). Below are listed the details for one such install failure.

Installation date: ?6/?26/?2010 12:51 AM

Installation status: Pending

Error details: Code 80242014

Update type: Recommended

You may encounter problems when you move data over USB from a Windows 7-based or Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer that has an NVIDIA USB EHCI chipset and at least 4GB of RAM.
Thanks,
 

Answer:Unable to Install Windows Updates for Months

maybe this article will help http://www.walkernews.net/2009/11/1...7-copy-file-error-on-nvidia-usb-ehci-chipset/
 

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anybody have any ideas?
have tried sfc /scannow
also the steps in this Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix
but to no avail, i still receive the error message

i have also used take ownership on the downloader file in programdata/microsoft/network
and was able to start bits service once i then re enabled windows update. it hung for awhile so i restarted and got the same error for bits, tried take ownership again, but still get the same error
screenshot included

Answer:Windows Updates Failed BITS failed to start error code 2147024894

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Also...

Open Event Viewer
click on the Windows logs entry in the left pane to expand it.
Now click on the Application entry - wait while it loads.
Click on 'File' in the menu bar and select Save...
Save the file as Appevt.evtx
Repeat for the System log
then zip both, and upload them.

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I have 2 updates that have failed to install on my computer. They are KB954430 and KB973688 and with an error of 643. I?ll explain the computer first then what I have tried.
My computer has Windows 7 Professional 64 bit, 1 TD hard drive, and 8GB of RAMM. I just purchased it as a refurbished computer from Newegg about a week and and this is how it starts out. This should be fun. The only thing that I have done to the computer is add Office, McAfee Internet Security, and Photoshop.
Had automatic updates yesterday and these 2 failed? KB954430 and KB973688 had error code 643.
Looked online with the update and error code and found the solution given below on the Microsoft website.
Ran the stand alone install for both KB954430 and KB973688 and got the following error:
Error opening installation log file. Verify that the specified log file location exists and is writable.
Ran your automatically reset Windows Update components program and came back with the following error:
Troubleshooting was unable to fix all of the issues found. You can find more details below.
Windows update error 0x8007005(2015-05-29-T-12_18_15A) Not Fixed
Problems installing recent values Not Fixed
Service registration is missing or corrupt Fixed

At that point I figured I would stop until I was able to talk to people who have a lot more knowledge on this than me. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Failed Updates on Windows 7 - Updates KB954430 and KB973688

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

If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Please also post the C:\Windows\windowsudpate.log file

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Hello - would anyone have any assistance or info on update error code #80070002 ? - keeping most of my auto windows 7 updates blocked or 'failed'. - Would like to see more of my windows 7 updates be 'successful'.
Also (upon my restarts and shutdowns), my 'Widows Configuration' advances to ONLY 30%, instead of 100 percent??
Thanks! - from alskalsk11 

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Hi,

Been meaning to write a note here for perhaps some tips and suggestions on what to do to get my 8.0 upgraded successfully to 8.1.

Months ago I was very excited to upgrade as I read of all the great improvements and now there is a note on line that 8.1 will get more upgrades in April.

So I got the banner across my desktop asking me if I wanted to upgrade so eventually I gave in and allowed the process to happen. I was very excited until the final reboot and well... I booted into a very grave mess.

I had NO background image, black screen. No task bar, no icons, only "a cursor in the dark" as I like to call it. Yea, I actually had a cursor I could move around and click but I couldn't "see" what I was clicking on. So upon trying what I could I called up Microsoft and after a while they asked permission to take over my machine and after 4 HOURS we both gave in and I had to do a full reinstall. At least the newer Windows saves all the older stuff in a Windows.old folder so not all was lost but enough to know I didn't want to go through that again.

Apparently the video drivers became corrupt along with Windows Explorer (that's what the MS tech was able to figure out). She was just as amazed as I was.

Anyway, I've laid off the upgrade again in hopes I could get here and ask what it was I should do before trying again? My video drivers are all up to date (as they were the day all that happened). The only thing I had running was the scrip... Read more

Answer:Tried and failed with 8.1 months ago

Have had mixed results with 8.1 here, had to revert to 8 on some laptops, am postponing any more upgrade until some time after 8.1.1 is out and has been discussed\reviewed.

But in all circumstances, IMO move nr1 in any upgrade process is to 1st do some good imaging (easeus here for xp\w7, macrium for w8).

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I update and save quite a few files each day, and I can see in File History that there are many saved versions for these files.
This would fill up my backup drive fairly quickly, and therefore, I need to reduce 'Keep saved versions' from the default of 'forever' to about 3 months.  But does this mean that all files older than 3 months will be deleted my File History backup?
 What happens to all my files that have only ever been saved once, but are older than 3 months?  Are these retained in File History or deleted?
The forums on File History do no make this very clear.

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I failed a bunch of updates because I turn off my PC forgetting I was updating. It installed some of them but most failed. I tried to check for updates again so I could install them but now Windows is saying that there are no updates available. Does anyone know what I should do?

Answer:Failed updates but Windows is saying there are no more updates?

They may come back later.

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Hello , I bought the Probook 450 G2 and have been using it for 15 months. The mother board recently failed without any signs or symptoms. Is that normal that a mother board fails after 15 months? Is that ca common issue with this type of notebooks? The technician tells me that the mother board should not fail after 15 months. Could it be a manufacturing issue? I am actually schocked...any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Hello, two days ago my Lenovo Twist S230u laptop started to freeze a lot, especially when I tried to multitask (like switching to a separate window). It probably took ten minutes each time for the computer to unfreeze and continue. Prior to this incident, the in-built 'Lenovo Solutin Center' software ran an automatic diagnostic test, and said that the laptop failed the SMART short-self test (unfortunately I forgot to copy the error code). I didn't think much of it at the time since my laptop is only 5-months old. Just in case, I performed a disk cleanup, disk defrag and made sure everything is up to date. This was when the laptop began to freeze quite a lot. In desperation (and stupidity), I typed the chkdsk /r command in command prompt and asked it to run at reboot. Apparently the SMART short self test is a physical problem rather than a software problem, so obviously chkdsk won't help. chkdsk ran for about two days now which is clearly too long for a 500gb HDD laptop. I've only used about half of this space too. I forced a shut down and now I cannot access Windows 8.1 through the boot menu (it just hangs on a black screen). Loading a rebootable USB recovery drive is not doing anything too. I previously sought support on the Microsoft Answers website. They said that my 'hard disk is failing' and I will need to have my HDD replaced. I just want a second opinion here. Is warranty valid under this circumstance? From what I ... Read more

Answer:5 months...and hard drive has failed

Never mind. I've contacted Lenovo and they said they are able to replace the HDD under the current warranty agreement. 

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Hello forum, I have a T440 with 500 GB HDD+16 GB SSD. The HDD failed within 3 months with light usage, which is very disappointing. The laptop is still under warranty and I am wondering if I can replace it with a single SSD under warranty. I talked to Lenovo customer service and I believe they will only replace it with another HDD. Can I request Lenovo to replace it with a 500 GB SSD instead for a small price? Or will Lenovo charge a lot of money for that? If the latter is true, then will it make sense for me to buy and replace the SSD on my own?  Also, which option is right for me? To get it repaired at a Lenovo associated depot or ship my laptop to lenovo directly for repair? I don't have a recovery disk and Lenovo said it will provode me with one.













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Answer:HDD failed within 3 months. Request Lenovo to replace with an SSD under warranty?

Hi rad77,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums!
 
It?s always good to go with what the brand offers you always, as per the Lenovo policy Lenovo is responsible to replace the part which is shipped with the system only, if you need an upgradation to your laptop either you can buy it from Lenovo authorised service centre or you can purchase it from any of the online store but before that I kindly request you to check here  what does HDD and SSD do.
 
I would suggest you to go for Lenovo service and more over they are even providing you the recovery disk so, it is more beneficial for you rather than choosing which doesn?t fetch you anything.
 
Please let me know whether the above suggestion helped you.
Thank you, have a good day.
 
Did someone help you today? Click on the ?upper half star? at the left side of the post to thank them with a Kudo!
 
Regards,
Naveen.v

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My daughter's yoga 2 crashed in the summer of 2015 after buying it for christmas 2014.  After much going back and forth, lenovo fixed it in september 2015, replacing the mother board, hard drive, keyboard, plastic, and touch pad.  In June 2016 it crashed again, this time with a bad disk drive so we can't boot into windows.  Occasionally I've gotten to the windows repair options and when I've done diagnostics windows tells me that the hard drive is about to fail so it can't repair the drive, so we can't boot into windows.   My warranty ended at the end of 2015, so when I try to get support from lenovo I can't get anywhere.  However, lenovo replaced the drive only 9 months ago - it should not be bad at this point.  How can I get support on this bad part? If I can't, can you please point me to a hard drive replacement that I can purchase?  The serial number is YB07716163. I can do the repair myself, but I'd prefer to know that the replacement will be compatible at this point so that my daughter can actually use her computer.  Charles

Answer:yoga 2 disk drive failed 9 months after repaired, ...

I think you can replace the hard drive. But you need to make sure the port is SATA or IDE.In this way you can order the right one you need.

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I bought this K450 and there isn't a single lenovo system update for Win8.1 after October 2013. My X230 thinkpad is 2 years old and still gets updates every few weeks. Is this K450 no longer being updated or is this model being updated with magic?

Answer:No K450 updates in 6 months?????

If it's not broken why try to fix it? 

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Hi,
 
When i go to try to check for updates. I am told that i must restart the computer which i have done many times, but no updates occur. I would appreciate some help.
 
Thanks,
John

Answer:No updates have occurred for at least 3 months

Make and model of computer, OS type ?
 
Is it just Windows updates you are having problems with or are you having problems with your A/V and other security software as well ?
 
Chris Cosgrove

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Hello;I have got problems with the speed in my computer. I have done everything suggested on this site for others regarding the matter but still the speed hasn?t been recovered!My last option is to uninstall and re-install my AV (ZAISS) However as I purchased Zone Alarm Internet Security Suite in March 06,I am worried when I re-install it back the computer won?t be safe while I am getting the latest update online.Your suggestion or comments will be most appreciated.Sabi

Answer:Is it safe to get new updates when 8 months AV has

Hi there you will be fine.Are you sure its your av causing your pc to run slow?I know nortons is quite resource hungry.If it is your av causing it to run slow,dont think re-installing will help.When its time to renew zone alarm,why not go for one of the many free av,s,firewall,s and spyware available.

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I Put a new computer in service recently. I only use the computer several times a month. When I check for updates I usually have about 20 updates to install. The installation process takes a lot of time and normally fails. Windows uninstalls all updates. Currently I'm installing 3 or 4 updates at a time to track down the update that fails. Is there a faster process to resolve this ?

Answer:Failed Windows 8.1 Updates

Unfortunately that is probably the best way to find the culprit.
 
Are you receiving any error messages regarding this?

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one time when updating my win xp home edition through the MS website. my pc crash and i resetarted it. my installation history log says failed atttempt to install XXX patch. so how di i reisntall that update? or attempt to try and re-install all the faield updates i have. i have lots of failed updates
 

Answer:failed windows updates

For your reading pleasure.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=193385
 

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Ive just had some Windows Updates added to my laptop but 4 of them failed and now it keeps asking me to install them even though theyve failed.What the best way of sorting this because even though i keep installing them and theyve failed they come back wanting to be installed again

The error message is-:
The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try again or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package PRO11.MSI in the box below
Use Source then below here theres a dropbox containing
C:\MSOCache\All Users\90000409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9\
Microsoft office professional edition 2003 to choose from
 

Answer:Failed Windows Updates??

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Ive just had some Windows Updates added to my laptop but 4 of them failed and now it keeps asking me to install them even though theyve failed.What the best way of sorting this because even though i keep installing them and theyve failed they come back wanting to be installed again

The error message is-:
The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Click OK to try again or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package PRO11.MSI in the box below
Use Source then below here theres a dropbox containing
C:\MSOCache\All Users\90000409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0150048383C9\
Microsoft office professional edition 2003 to choose from

Answer:Failed Windows Updates??

At: Troubleshoot common installation issues in Windows Update, Microsoft Update, and Windows Server Update Services scroll down to "Method 2: Fix the known issues" about 55% down, Then scroll to "Method 2: Manually download the update and then install it in clean boot mode". Basically you're starting over.

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Hello,

I have 4 updates that I cannot install and after trying to redownload them (deleting the files already downloaded) and the registry ...nothing.

How can I install this updates?

I am having problems with Micrososft Visual Redistributable C++ 2005 and error 1935 , could this updates help?

Thanks for your attention

Answer:Failed updates in windows 10 pro

Try turning off your AV and give it another shot.

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I'm having an issue today with some of the critical updates indicating "Failed"
Win XP pro currently has SP2.
Update are set to automatic. But, i'm fixing a troubled pc and am loading the updates directly from the Microsoft update website.
It shows 15 updates to be installed, but when I start them, the all fail. Not sure why.
FYI, I've been able to download other non-critical updates so it appears the process is working.

Specific Updates are KB896727,

Looking for directions or clues.
It appears the update have been downloaded, maybe they are corrupted. Any idea how to check and delete the update so I can reload.

 

Answer:Windows Updates Failed

have you tried just manually downloading the update itself and installing? ... it doesn't say why it failed? just that it failed?

Daniel - YourTechOnline.com technician
 

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Hi, ALL,
Have a veery interesting problem.
I am managing a Windows 7 computer.

When I came to work today, I noticed that it has an un-installed updates. However, every time I tried to install them, it failed.
I went to the "Control Panel" and click the button "Install 2 updates" under the Administrator account. It finished. Then I rebooted the machine. During the shutdown process it wrote "Do not power off the machine - updates are installing."

However after reboot I still see the icon on the "Shut Down" button of Start menu.

Any idea on how to fix that?

I am attaching the update log file for the current date so that maybe someone can take a look.

Thank you.
 

Answer:Windows 7 updates failed

This computer is currently scheduled to install these updates on ?Monday, ?October ?18, ?2010 at 3:00 AM: - Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2398632) - Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2360131)Click to expand...

Leave it on overnight to see if it works?

Secunia PSI might install them for you (I'm not sure on it's legality on a business machine though).
 

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I am running WinME on a 2001 Evesham 1.4 GHz 60GB desktop. Since 15/04/05 I have failed to install 9 Windows Updates. Each time they download within 2 mins. and then after a further 3 hours they fail to install. When I try to close it the computer freezes and I have to press the restart button. I run Symantec Internet Security and Counterspy (both of which I disable when doing Win Updates) which I update and scan daily, and System Restore weekly. Today I got the message "System Restore cannot run until you restart the computer. Restart then run System Restore again." This I did and got the same message again! Please Help. Arrow.

Answer:Failed Windows Updates

have you tried looking for the 9 windows updates and installing them one by one , each update will have a number i think its kb something, this link may help click here

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Dell Inspirion Vista.

13 important updates, only one installed. Why?
 

Answer:Windows Updates Failed

Well, did you try to do the update again? Did you perhaps record the error that you got? What service pack ye running with vista?
 

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OK, Yesterday I installed Windows Media Player 11..... Looks good, works good... Today, however, is another story :cry

The icon came into my tray for windows automatic update. Didn't think anything of it at first, but after a while, I hovered my mouse over it, and seen this display: "downloading updates 0%" I thought, Gee, that is odd, so I went to Windows Update, and clicked EXPRESS, and it showed I had 5 critical updates.... I clicked install.... Every single one of them failed... :cry

KB959772 Failed error 0x802003F
KB954154 Failed error 0x802003F
KB939683 Failed error 0x802003F
KB936782 Failed error 0x802003F
KB919399 Failed error 0x802003F

I also went back, and did the CUSTOM button, clicked INSTALL, and the same result... I have Windows XP Professional, SP3, x86 family based, IE7,

What can cause this? I ended up with "O" installed updates. :confused
 

Answer:Windows Updates Failed........ :(

OK, again, too late to 'edit'..... Here is the error I am getting, no matter how I try to download the updates:

Installation Failure

Error Code: 0x8020003F

Any ideas?
 

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I have two Windows Updates that failed to properly install, how can I fix or reinstall them? I ran the Microsoft Fix It program and it said the updates were repaired but they are still listed as failed under the update history section of Windows Update. I run a 64 bit version of Windows 7
 

Answer:failed windows updates

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These are the failed updates!Please help me!

Answer:Windows Updates Failed!

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

If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Please also post the C:\Windows\windowsudpate.log file

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i have many failed updates, including ie 11 - error code 9C59. have done a lot of research; one thing i tried doing was uninstalling my antivirus for the time being, to try and see if the update would work - no go. i read up on a thread of the same situation on this forum between rogerh2 and noeldp, and read that the problem was fixed. hopefully you can do the same with mine noel. thank you

Answer:Many failed windows updates

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

If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Please also post the C:\Windows\windowsudpate.log file

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Would appreciate some help with Windows Update issues on a Windows 8 64-bit computer (Dell 660s).

Windows Updates are set to install automatically. However, there are a bundle of updates that failed.

Attached is WindowsUpdate.txtWindowsUpdate.txt

CBS.zip will not upload, too large.

Answer:Failed Windows Updates

Hi,
Visit below link and see if that helps:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...?wa=wsignin1.0

edit:
first make sure your firewall does not block windows update.

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Have not been having problems w/auto update, till about 2 weeks ago; MS sent 8 d/l and none of them installed; next I noticed that lately it hangs up on startup and I have to use the restore comand, as startup repair suggest this... I use Advanced System Care & Norton Utilities daily. I even went as far as to empty the contents of the update folder, as described in instructions from MS... Anyone have an idea what's going on? No new software has been added...
Thanks...

Answer:Windows Updates Failed

Please see if this tool Windows Update not working? Use Windows Update Troubleshooter from Microsoft! or any of the links at the ed of this post help you.

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first thank you for having me.
I have a dell lap top vostro 1520,I somehow got a real bad virus(virus:win32/alureon.h
I used super antispy.search and desroy malawarebytes,microsoft security essentials.
when scanning now after 4 days I am not seeing the virus any more,my volume icon keeps disapearing and coming back.I am keeping the yellow icon to install updates,but they fail every time I try to run the updates.can you help me with these problems?
 

Answer:Windows xp failed updates

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I noticed that since 4/28 all my windows updates have been failing. I have my updates set to auto to download and install the updates.

I manually downloaded and installed each one that failed and all is fine now but my question is why are they failing when they are set to auto?

Also is there a updates site where I can go and see what is available and select them to manually download and install? This time I had to google each one that failed to find the download page for Microsoft.

Thanks

Answer:Windows Updates Failed

eaglepi
Microsoft has released a new tool named System Update Readiness Tool to resolve certain conditions that could cause installing updates and other software no to work in Windows 7, Vista and Server 2008 systems.
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=947821
Maybe that will sort your problem.

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Hello, thanks for taking a look at my issue!
I have two windows updates that keep failing. When i go to shutdown my computer I always have an update icon attached to the shutdown key. The download is always 1of1. Then when i reboot, the update icon is still there. I'm thinking since the two updates are failing, it has something to do with the 1of1 update not downloading properly. I went to windows update to check for new updates, and the only one is the two that keep failing. My computer just blue screened on shutdown today, winch got me thinking i really need to fix this. i have a picture of the fails=

Thanks again!

Answer:FAILED (2) Windows Updates

For error 8007003, follow the instructions listed here:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80070003

For your other error, the Microsoft System Update Readiness Tool has shown to fix this issue. Visit the following page and find "Method 2." Select your appropriate OS and download the tool.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
Restart after the above, then try to run Windows Update again and let us know

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I have recently had a series of Windows XP updates that want to install come up as failed when I run the installer. When I have checked them on the microsoft site they are all 2005 and 2006 updates why are they coming back and haunting me now. I have recently installed CCleaner and cleaned up a lot of files could this have caused the problem, I thought it only removed the uninstall files which are not neccesary. Thanks for any input Moksha

Answer:Windows Xp Updates Failed

Can u be more descriptive on the 'failed' error messages. is it installation issues or validation issues, a few updates / software installation provided by MS now adays require validation online.

On removal of uninstall files, how did u conclude on them being unnecessary. if u feel any software was unnecessary u should uninstall it rather than deleting the files individually.

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Hi I've been getting windows update failures for months now as follows:

initialising installation....done!
installing security update for..... (update 1 of 4) etc
some updates could not be installed

(actually all updates not installed)

updates are:
security update for microsoft office 2003 KB951535
security update for microsoft excel 2003 KB958436
security update for microsoft word 2003 KB956357
security update for microsoft outlook 2003 KB962870

Norton 360 was not updating for some time but that is now resolved and windows is still failing.

any ideas please? thanks
 

Answer:windows updates failed

Is there anything in the system or application event logs that you can share with us? Also have you tried checking out this MS KB artical http://support.microsoft.com/kb/906602 ?
 

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I have just reinstalled windows 7 running 32 bit.
Now my problem is the flipping windows updates, its failed to install about 20 of them, when I put one of the failed updates into google and try to reinstall I get a message telling me my computer does not need the update! so why did it download in the first place. It's put me off trying to manually install the failed updates. I have gone round in circles trying to sort it out.

Answer:Windows 7 updates failed

Which KB is saying it doesn't need?

Have you tried going the opposite direction for installing the updates? i.e. starting with one that doesn't fail.

Just curious...why 32bit?

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Hello,

I just did a system restore of my Windows Vista Home Premium using the discs that I created for my Compaq F500 when I first bought the machine.

Immediately after the restore, I ran Windows Update and there was about 130 Important and Critical Updates. Most of them worked, some of them didn't, but I didn't get any option to Try Again.

Is there a quick and easy way to try and run these updates again?

Enclosed is a screen shot of the updates that failed. Below I copied the details and deleted some of the extra info I didn't think was necessary.

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Vista (KB978207)
Installation date: ‎7/‎26/‎2010 6:24 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 8024200D
Update type: Important

Update for Windows Vista (KB968389)
Installation date: ‎7/‎26/‎2010 5:12 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 8024200D
Update type: Important

Update for Windows Vista (KB938979)
Installation date: ‎7/‎26/‎2010 4:50 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80071A90
Update type: Recommended

Security Update for Windows Vista (KB953155)
Installation date: ‎7/‎26/‎2010 4:49 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80071A90
Update type: Important

Security Update for Windows Vista (KB969947)
Installation date: ‎7/‎26/‎2010 4:49 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details... Read more

Answer:Some Windows Updates failed

have you run Windows update again?

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I have a Win 7 Home Premium 32 bit laptop that I use only on rare occasions. Yesterday I booted it up and updated number of apps and programs. When I went to windows update there were 73 updates available. 69 were critical and 4 were recommended.

I ran the update and after several minutes I got a message that the updates could not be installed.The error was 0x80243004. The reason given was that the notification icon for Windows Update has disappeared preventing the installation of new updates. The instructions given was to click on show hidden icons in the notification area - however I find no show hidden icons button there, or any way to open this feature. Is there a way to remedy this?

I tried an alternate approach and went to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items>Notification Area Icons and found bracketed a list of icons in the notification area but found no Windows Update listed or any way to view hidden icons? Always show all icons box was checked on this screen.

Can anyone assist?

Frank

Answer:Help with failed windows updates

See this article for more detail...
Windows Update error 0x80243004

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When trying to do a Windows Update it begins to install the updates, but suddenly, all the updates fail! Why is Windows doing this?
I shut off my Panda Antivirus (AV+FW 2008), AVG AV/AS, and Zone Alarm Firewall. Yet, it still won't update.

Answer:Windows Updates - Failed

Okay first question why are you running 2 firewalls and 2 anti-viruses? That will cause a conflict and defeat the purpose of runing those applications at all.

2nd have your turned on the Windows Firewall? I knwo that some Windows updates are very finicky about having the Windows Firewall on. At least with Vista SP1 they are...

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I can't install updates KB2919355 and KB2990967. Error codes 800F0922 and 80070002.

I assume the lack of the system updates those two would create explains why I can't get on the list for Windows 10?

And, although there seems to be a difference of opinion regarding whether or not update KB3035583 is required in order to update to Windows 10, I can't download it anyway.

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Important windows security udates failed to install. I just installed windows 7 on my latop. Somebody please advise..... :-o
 

Answer:Windows 7 (failed updates)

There seems to be a lot of it about!

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=237408
 

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My OS is Windows 7.
When I switch on computer it takes ages to install about 24 Windows updates. However, when I restart my PC it tells me updates have failed and PC is reverting back. Very frustrating.
I have tried a system restore. This is initially successful until it tries the updates and onces again, I am back to square one.
Any other suggestions please?

Answer:Failed Windows updates

Okay - I have now got as far as reviewing Windows update history.
There are dozens and dozens of failed updates listed. Some are repeated because of the number of times the updates have been tried.
It looks overwhelming!

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Hi,

I'm currently using a Windows 7 laptop and there are lots of failed Windows updates which haven't installed. How do I get the laptop to try and install these again?

Also, over the past 2 months I have tried numerous times to update to Windows 10 but the install always seems to fail at a certain point (installing drivers). Could this be linked to the fact that the laptop hasn't taken all current updates for Windows 7?

Cheers,

C h r e d g e.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop that runs Windows Vista SP1. Last Monday it had shut down and the only thing I could do was to reformat and install Vista. I checked in BIOS and the hard drive was recognized. There are 3 gigs of RAM recognized. After installing, I was able to install all the drivers and all looks well in the Device Manager. I put Microsoft Security Essentials on and updated the virus definitions. I thought the next thing I should do is to install Windows Updates. That is where my problem started. When I first checked it showed 9 updates that needed to be installed. As I've done installation before I knew that wouldn't be all but after the installation I checked and all were installed and showed as successful in the Windows Update History. After that I checked again and it showed 111 updates. I went ahead and started the installation of the 111. All were installed and after restarting and having windows complete all three steps of installation I checked and the Windows Update History shows that the files have failed. I don't think that is possible as I saw successful insulation.

I am going to assume that they were installed. Is there a way I can erase the Windows Update HIstory so I won't see the failed installations? I know I've done that once before but it has been a long time and I just don't remember.

Thanks in advance for any and all help. I really appreciate it.

Answer:Windows Update says updates failed. Help!!!

Open Notepad and copy and paste the contents of the code box into the notepad Call it Updatefix.bat Save it to your desktop and double click it. Important>>>>>>>>For Vista or Win7 Users Right Click the Update.bat File and Run as Admin.


@echo off

echo

net stop bits

net stop cryptsvc

net stop wuauserv

cd c:\windows\system32

ren catroot2 catroot2.old

cd c:\windows

ren softwaredistribution softwaredistribution.old

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Going to try this post again, no replies to first post about 5 days ago.

Problem: All Updates are failing for Windows 7 for x64-based systems. Updates were released on Jan 8th.
Ran Malware Bytes - no items detected.

Machine reboots every night trying to install the updates and they fail every day.
Updates had no problem previously.
I am not sure what else to do or check.
This is one of the updates:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-078 - Critical
The list of updates seem primarily like security updates.

I've attached a screen dump of the updates that failed
 Updates_Fail.PNG   41.37KB
  8 downloads

Answer:Windows 7 x64 Security Updates Failed

Download Windows Repair (all in one) from this siteInstall the program then run it.Go to Step 2 and allow it to run CheckDisk by clicking on Do It button:Once that is done then go to Step 3 and allow it to run System File Check by clicking on Do It button:Go to Step 4 and under "System Restore" click on Create button:Go to Start Repairs tab and click Start button.Please ensure that ONLY items seen in the image below are ticked as indicated (they're all checked by default):Click on box next to the Restart System when Finished. Then click on Start.

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Hi ,
There are so many updates(from WSUS) are puched to windows 7 machine but  are in failed state for which the system is restarted ,So Please need support to remove the failed updates from the machine.

Thanks,
Sudhanshu

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Error(s) found:
Code 80246008

Can someone help me with this?

Answer:Windows Vista Failed 10 updates?

Yes I read this article
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...fb2fd1033.mspx

I'm getting this error though: error 1068

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Hi Experts,

I have been encounter this windows 7 update error and it always failed. The case is as follows;

1. when I turn on my computer, windows 7 will start to load [starting windows]
2. then it goes on to apply the updates and always failed at 35% and auto-restart computer [Failure configuring windows updates, reverting changes] ***it will take about 20-25mins at this particular "reverting changes" step.

3. after restarting, it will start windows again and direct to login page.
4. once login, I will go to windows update to install those important updates again. finished downloading and will prompt restart.
5. upon restart, it will goes back to the same problem at step 2 again.

The problem is going on and on... Is there any expert out there to give me a help hand to solve this error or problem? Many THANKS in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: Windows 7 Updates Failed!

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Hi all,

This is my first post here, so thanks in advance to all who take the time to read and to try and help with stuff on here

So, having been a Vista user for many years, I recently acquired a brand new Asus n551jx laptop, which came with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. After having numerous issues out of the box with the 8.1 setup provided, I decided it was easier to just do a clean install of Windows 10 rather than spend weeks wrangling with Asus' awful tech support.

I did a clean install of Windows 10 from DVD and the installation and activation went without a hitch (shock!). After being initially impressed by how clean and stable Win 10 appeared, this turned to disappointment when I realised that I only had a generic screen driver, no sound and was missing system tray icons for the NVIDIA card, bluetooth, etc. I was facing up to the prospect of spending hours manually installing these when I decided to run Windows Update and see what happened. I was pleasantly surprised to see it listed pretty much all the drivers i needed (including some ASUS ones, which I'd never have expected) along with a few Windows updates, and so I set them to download while I contiuned to tinker with my new setup.

Over time, I noticed that the display drivers and others were installed in real time as I was using the system, but when I checked on Windows Update it said 'waiting for install' next to said drivers, which I thought was odd. Once all the updates had downloaded, I then ended up doing... Read more

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Dear All,

In my Windows update history, I can see a large number of entries of installation failed updates. This is for both windows and Office. It appears windows keeps downloading the upgrades again and again. Wasting a lot of data.

I don't have many office components installed. Like: Access, and One note. It keeps downloading updates for them as well, and later it appears as installation failed.

Is there a way to change this behavior? What should I do?

Answer:Unwanted and failed updates in Windows 10

For starters try this.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...troubleshooter

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I run a 6-month old PC with 64-bit Win 7 OS. After Windows update had finished its latest round of updates today and presented me with the update log, I noticed that there are five failed important definition updates for Windows Defender KB15597. These are:1.79.308.01.79.1432.01.79.1818.01.81.1347.01.81.1622.0However, definition 1.81.1890.0 (the latest) was successfully installed on 17th May.In the case of KB15597 does the latest update write over the previous / earlier updates, or are they all cumulative? (i.e. Do I need to try and obtain / install these failed updates again, or can I ignore them since later ones have installed OK?

Answer:Failed Windows Defender updates

Updates WILL fail if they are already on your system -ie. they have been previously downloaded - they do not overwrite.

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Although I haven't reserved W10 and I have set Updates to ask before installing I have two failed updates showing in Windows Updates.
I don't wish to install W10 at this time but wonder if the installation will eventually succeed before I ask for it.

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Today's Windows Defender update failed to get installed (with "Unknown Error"). I followed instructions to download and run Microsoft Fixit.
After that, the next instruction was to reopen Windows Update and try to rerun the failed install. But Windows Update provided no facility for downloading the failed update and rerunning it - it said that the updates were up-to-date already!
I tried to delete the failed update from the Update History app. But it is not possible to delete what was not installed.
So how can I find the file or download it again and then reinstall?
I am running Windows 7 x64 Pro SP1.

Answer:How to reinstall failed Windows Updates?

Try option three in this tutorial...
Windows Update - Reset
...then manually check for updates again.

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hiya, i keep getting notifications that updates are failing to download on my comp. there are x 4 that they consider as 'important' and x 8 that are 'optional'. i get diff error msgs when i click on their tech help/info etc.,one is:MS14-085: Vulnerability in Microsoft graphics component could allow information disclosure: December 9, 2014 another is:MS14-080: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: December 9, 2014 ( i don't use Explorer at all, i use google chrome and firefox)other notification/warning?:A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system. You can help protect your system by installing this update from Microsoft. For a complete listing of the issues that are included in this update, see the associated Microsoft Knowledge Base article. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.it's a nightmare trying to get any tech help from Microsoft.. you have to sign in over and over and they keep asking you to verify your security info.. blah blah... which i have now done several times. it should be reset on 1/2/15.. until then.. it looks like you'd have to pay MS to get any tech help. i think i've discussed this here before? anyway the main issue is ... i'm concerned that updates are FAILING. not sure how protected my comp is .. or if that is effected? i've done several comp scans to check for viruses etc.. nothing comes up as suspect. any clues?cheersSam

Answer:problems with failed windows 7 updates

just had a THOUGHT!!.. if i never use /don't like Internet Explorer.. can't i just delete/uninstall?? or are windows and IE chained at the hip for tech reasons? or other? it would mean that i'd wasted a crap load of time trying to sort out that one update issue. it doesn't account for the other update fails though (i assume?).on the other hand... i've learned HEAPS! the last few days .. you guys are amazing and apparently my brain is paying attention at least part of the time.... but i hope i don't forget it and have to keep re-learning. who am i kidding that IS part of the i have a computer deal isn't it? lolmessage edited by SammiJ

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I was just looking back at my updates and it says that I have been failing all security updates since 8/6/16 and they all give the error code 80070308. What can I do about this

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Two days ago, I had a $Windows.~BT folder of 4,63 Gb on my PC and I noticed several attempts of my system to update to WIN10, but each one failed. So I tried with the "trick" to force and install WIN10. This went ok until 92 percent and after beign stuck there for more than 10 hours (and needing my computer) I killed the update and went back to WIN7 Ultimate.

Now, Windows is trying to update to Windows 10, but fails each time and -almost- everytime there is a different error. Last attempt was yesterday evening and when I check why it failed, I see code Code 8009000B.

Yesterday morning it was Code 8246007, and earlier it was Code C1900101 and Code 80240020.

And in the meantime the folder $Windows.~BT is just 48Mb.........

Anybody any idea what is happening? Am I kicked out of the free update????

Thanks beforehand for any reply that will and can shine a light on this one.

Answer:$Windows.~BT getting smaller after failed updates.

No,you are not kicked out of the free update

Try this method in the second comment

Windows Update Installation Failure 80240020 - Microsoft Community

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I recently wiped HDD, then installed windows 8.1
I then did heaps of automatic updates, yet a whole bunch said 'failed to update'. So I tried to manually install one of them eg
http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=KB4025336
And I downloaded, ran it and it said it could not be installed because it is already installed. Now that specific one, is listed as installed. Yet still says failed.
However, another one[and theres a whole bunch, do I need to cross check all this rubbish manually?] kb890830 only shows on updates for win7 and win10, not win8 on the catalog.update site. It is not listed as installed.

Answer:re: Windows updates failed to install

You didn't say what kind of a computer you use, laptop, desktop etc. Just a longshot but if it's a laptop, try disconnecting the battery and power cord then hold down the power key for about 30 seconds. If it's a desktop, power down unplug it and do the same. A lot of times by doing this it resets and will recognize the updates.

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I have a lot of updates that are failing. Even if they succeed my computer fails to restart & runs in an endless loop restart- startup repair-unable to automatically repair this computer. I have to boot from the installation disc-format c drive-reinstall everything. Then, within a couple of weeks as the computer continues to update it starts all over again. I have tried to install one update at a time to see which update is causing this but have been unable to identify it. Right now I have updates turned off. I have just reinstalled everything all over again. I have an older computer with a lot of older programs on it. The computer will start in safe mode with networking so I know it isn't the default programs that are causing this. I have searched the web for solutions but nothing seems to work for long. Hope that you can resolve this with me. Thx

Answer:Windows Failed to restart after updates

Hello and welcome Sheryl now to getsome details and to save you poking around inside themachine with torch etc use my ditty to get board CPU etc info.
Using HW Info
PART A:
You can test the volts on the PSU with HW Info HWiNFO, HWiNFO32/64 - Download < download the right bit version and close the right hand window select Sensors and scroll down to the power section where you will see what the volts are doing see my pic.
The original right hand window shows the machine running and is handy for that but for looking at the components in some detail close it and use the main left hand side panel
FOR OTHER COMPONENTS
PART B:
Open each small square with + in it on the section the components are in and then click on the individual component/s (it will highlight in blue) - in the right hand side will appear all sorts of details including brands speeds and other essential info that particular device. See pic for example.
Use PART B: and post back what you can.

Now another thing you can do are these scans
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html < if necessary include the /f and /r in the command line as per Option2


Plus you can do a clean up using CCleaner https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download before you clean go to Options and pick the cookies to save that use passwords for you. To do that highlight them and click the to the right hand list arrow.

You can ... Read more

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I had a whole batch of windows updates fail on my brand new Twist 3347-CTO.  I would share which ones, but when I asked windows to troubleshoot the failed updates, it said the issue might be a corrupted update database, and it "reparied" it by wiping my update history.  So I'm not sure how to find out which updates I missed because they failed to install. I watched them fail, it was after reboot while the screen said configuring updates and shows a percentage complete.  Suddenly it said it failed, so it retried.  After it failed the second time it gave up and rebooted.  When I went into the updates history it showed those updates as failed, and had no option to retry.  That's when I tried the troubleshoot link which as stated above wiped the udpates history. Anyone else had trouble installing windows updates?  

Answer:Failed windows updates on the twist

welcome to the community.
 
are you running Windows 7 or 8 on your Twist?
 
if it's Windows 7, have a look at: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Windows-updates-not-installing-system-config-l...
and see if it helps. basically, KB2647753 needs to be installed by itself. once done, the others should succeed.
 
regards.

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Hello,

My Windows repeatedly fails to update and I have the same error code for each attempt. I get the error "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3147458) - Error 0x80073712

I have looked up some solutions for this and I have issues with completing steps on some of the guides.

I'm kinda noob tier at this but I'm hoping I can get help here and fix this myself.

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I recently reset my PC to manufacturers setting to clear out the massive amount of junk on my PC that was making it run very slow. When I reloaded the 177ish windows updates that had been cleared (my PC is 3 1/2 years old, that's why there were so many), 3 came out failed and 5 cancelled (listed as important) There are 4 that are listed as recommended but those can wait.

I tried to fix issue using windows help sites but all the info is very confusing. If there is someone out there who can guide me in getting these 8 updates to take (with simple instructions) I would be grateful. I've listed the 8 below.
1)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2943357)
Installation date: &#8206;12/&#8206;31/&#8206;2014 12:11 AM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80070570
Update type: Important
THIS ONE FAILED 8 TIMES
2)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2961072)
Installation date: &#8206;12/&#8206;30/&#8206;2014 11:53 PM
Installation status: Canceled
Error details: Code 8024000B
Update type: Important
3)
Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2968294)
Installation date: &#8206;12/&#8206;30/&#8206;2014 10:45 PM
Installation status: Canceled
Error details: Code 8024000B
Update type: Important
4)
Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Sys... Read more

Answer:Failed and Cancelled Windows 7 updates

I thought my colleague Flavallee was dealing with the same issue on this topic
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1140258-179-updates.html
am I correct please
 

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Computer = Dell Inspiron 6000
System = XP pro reinstall.
Computer origin from family member who had attempted to wipe the disk. I suspect was a failed/stalled wipe - result computer was interoperable. Used F2 changed to boot from disk and used Spotmau boot disk. Reinstalled WP pro from original disk. Updates received including SP2 and 3 but in what sequence ??. Used Acronis disk director to update various drivers. Recently windows up dates will not installed. Did all the suggested things/fixes such as windows update agent, manual installs etc. I suspect this is to do with when SP2 and SP3 were loaded.
Any guide to next step would be appreciated

Answer:continual failed XP pro windows updates

is the original XP non-sp1 or is it SP2 and you ran an upgrade to SP3?

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Hello,

My Windows repeatedly fails to update and I have the same error code for each attempt. I get the error "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3147458) - Error 0x80073712

I have looked up some solutions for this and I have issues with completing steps on some of the guides.

I'm kinda noob tier at this but I'm hoping I can get help here and fix this myself.

Answer:Multiple Failed Windows Updates

Hi you can follow the steps as for Win 8 in the 2nd link below (found by a quick search on your error code), and I would precede them with this:
From an admin command prompt
[Windows key + X, click command prompt (admin)]
chkdsk C: /F
Your PC will need to restart.
Make sure the result is clear or fixed.
Post back the result, which will be on the screen briefly.
Otherwise you can get the result as follows:
How do I see the results of a CHKDSK that ran on boot? - Ask Leo!

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/957310

These are absolutely standard repairs, posted many many times.

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 I had windows 10 installed on my thinkpad laptop T530i in July . My laptop is about 3 years old. I have not had any problems  until recently when windows tried to install new updates.  The laptop has tried repeatedly to install these updates but always fail. Updates as KB3185611   Sept   Kb3159635 KB3193821 Oct. When installing updates  the screen goes dark and there is a white dotted circle like that keeps going around and around. I have let the laptop run for 10 hours and still will not install updates. I have to shut it down twice beofre it will restore to oringial.  I was told there is no way to pick and choose updates now which i think is a bummer. What is causing these updates to fail?  I am getting very frustrated. I wish i just stayed with windows 7. I know of others who have had problems  and others who have not. Is this problem with just Lenovo laptops.Frustrating.Ann

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Hi all,

This is my first post here, so thanks in advance to all who take the time to read and to try and help with stuff on here

So, having been a Vista user for many years, I recently acquired a brand new Asus n551jx laptop, which came with Windows 8.1 preinstalled. After having numerous issues out of the box with the 8.1 setup provided, I decided it was easier to just do a clean install of Windows 10 rather than spend weeks wrangling with Asus' awful tech support.

I did a clean install of Windows 10 from DVD and the installation and activation went without a hitch (shock!). After being initially impressed by how clean and stable Win 10 appeared, this turned to disappointment when I realised that I only had a generic screen driver, no sound and was missing system tray icons for the NVIDIA card, bluetooth, etc. I was facing up to the prospect of spending hours manually installing these when I decided to run Windows Update and see what happened. I was pleasantly surprised to see it listed pretty much all the drivers i needed (including some ASUS ones, which I'd never have expected) along with a few Windows updates, and so I set them to download while I contiuned to tinker with my new setup.

Over time, I noticed that the display drivers and others were installed in real time as I was using the system, but when I checked on Windows Update it said 'waiting for install' next to said drivers, which I thought was odd. Once all the updates had downloaded, I then ended up doing... Read more

Answer:Windows 10 says updates have failed when they actually haven't

Hello nmb and welcome to the TenForums!

I think you did a wise move with the clean install and hope that you enjoy W10. I think that if all your updates and drivers are now installed and working you do not need to worry. I have had times when there are so many updates required that some do fail while others are still installing and the restarts are a good way to get it all sorted. One very useful view is the reliability history view and this will show you the history of all your updates and driver installs. You will be amazed just how much does go on in the background. To view this type reliability in the search box and select View reliability history.

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After an entire year of headaches, and my husband getting on me about spending all day trying to fix my computer, here I am.

I got this computer about a year ago, received it through a trade for a server, it was wiped clean, but I was never able to install any of Windows updates. I have tried dozens of "fixes" from Microsoft, to editing registry keys(Ive found a few missing altogether), to doing everything in this post: Unable to install updates in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

I believe I got some of the basic updates to complete, but it shows absolutely no history of updates. However, my list of important updates has completely changed, most of them now are all 64 bit specific.

My Vista/Dell computer was a breeze compared to this one.

So what am I asking? Im asking for some one on one help. Will someone who knows how to read logs and possibly be able to fix this, please walk me through it?

Answer:Windows Updates Failed Again-Starting Over

Let's see what MGADiag says ....
Please download this tool from Microsoft. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 MGADiag and save it to your desktop.
Double click on MGADiag.exe to run it.
Click Continue.
The program will run. It takes a while to finish the diagnosis, please be patient.
Once done, click on Copy.
Open Notepad and paste the contents in the window.
Save this file and copy/paste it in your next reply.

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keep getting thissame issue all the time.........

half off the updates always and i mean always fail and the other updates install fine.

keep getting 80072F78 error all the time.

if tryit everything.....

Nothing works unless i manuely update i dont want to manuel update everything.
I have this on both my laptop and my main rig.
this is really starting to piss me off.

running windows 7 sp1 x64 on both my systems.

edit: nvm fixed it by uninstalling nod32 5.0
went back to 4.2 for now.

Answer:windows update 14 updates 8 failed

Welcome
You may not want to hear this, but the solution to your problem is to manual upadate and do a few at a tome.
Since the updates require a restart, when there are many conflict can and do occur.

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Yesterday i had a problem, Microsoft told me to refresh my pc, then i had 90 updates so i updated but it says Failed to configure windows updates, then it restarts and does the same thing. Ok it solved itself

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Hello folks. I've been away on holiday for the past week and I returned in time for the Windows 10 release. I am still using 8.1; more on that later. I went about installing 8.1 updates, however some succeeded and some failed. It won't let me try to install the failed ones again, and I'm not sure why. They do not display on the pending updates list. Anyone have any solutions? I get the feeling a couple of these important updates is for the Get Windows 10 program which will enable me to download the new OS. I'm sick of 8.1. Can anyone help?

Thanks.

Answer:Windows Updates Failed Problem

Can you post a list of the KB numbers for the failed items?

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Got 10 updates for my E520 1143-3NG Windows 7 64bit Home Premium. On first run 8 updates have failed (the 2 that didn't fail were MRT and Defender updates).5 updates KB 2973337, 2961072, 2972280, 2973201, 2966583, 2971850 failed with error : 800F0826 (Microsoft : we don't know exactly what's going on).3 updates KB 2973337. 2962872, 2973351, which include IE10 critical 28 patches, failed with error : 8007054F. After removing the 3 updates from the list the first 5 updates manage to install.Microsoft's support suggestion to run the 3 updates in clean boot failed as well. It seems to me that the culprit is with the ancient 2 years old hybrid graphics driver that prevent upgrading to IE11, and probably prevents these IE10 updates as well.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2872074/en-us Another "great" suggestion was to uninstall AMD Catalyst and graphic driver which I didn't follow.

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Hey guys, so im trying to do some windows updates, about 65 important updates and every time i try and do it within 5 seconds it says that i has failed to update.

Not sure why it keeps doing this.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks!

Answer:Windows failed to install updates

Try doing just a few at a time, like 2 or 3. See what happens.




Please Run sfc /scan now using option 2 in this tutorial: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Please post back the results.
Please indicate what message was displayed at the end:

Windows found no integrity violations

OR

Corrupt files were found, and windows was unable to fix them.

OR

Corrupt files were found, and windows successfully repaired them

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I am deploying my Windows RT 8.1 application and I get the following message;

Add-AppxPackage : Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF3, Package failed updates,

dependency or conflict validation.
Windows cannot install package  because this package depends on another package that could not be found. This package requires minimum version 12.0.21005.1 of framework Microsoft.VCLibs.120.00 published by any publisher to install.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.1\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.VCLibs\12.0

I was able to deploy my application before OK. I do not know why it is going wrong now, how do I fix this?

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I am looking for a formula that tracks the current 10 consecutive months. For example cell B2 will have Feb 08, cell C2 will have Mar 08, D2 with Apr 08, and so on to Nov. Then on Mar first Feb 08 falls off and cell B2 automatically becomes Mar 08 and so on through Dec. I thought I had it with =today() for cell B2 and =B2+30 for C2 and so on but that does not take into account for months with less than 30 days or those with 31.
 

Answer:Solved: Excel formula that updates months

=EOMONTH(TODAY(),-1)+1

and

=EOMONTH(TODAY(),0)+1

etc.

You'll need the Analysis ToolPak add-in installed and enabled to utilise EOMONTH (check via Tools > Add-Ins).
 

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1.txt I need help on how to fix these two problems. I don't really know what's causing the blue screen of death, it could be a software I had previously installed but since I did a system restore that should not be a problem. My computer installed most of the new windows 10 updates except for the acumulative one which seems to always keep failing so I'm not sure if that could be one of the main factors that's causing all these BSOD.

Answer:Windows 10 BSOD and updates failed installation

Hello

There is not a lot of information in the files that I could see which helps identify your problem. Make sure you have verified that all your system files are correct by using the system file checker.

Also check your hard disks to make sure that there are no bad sectors or lost files.

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When I look at my update history in Windows Update, it list successful and failed updates. The failed updates are from when I had internet connectivity problems a couple of weeks ago.
I am now able to download and install updates fine. How do I download & install the updates it list as failed?
Thank you.
 

Answer:How to install past failed Windows updates?

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Because of regular BSODs decided to install from scratch another Windows 7 version on another HDD. Now I get a start menu with the two versions. Can I just format the partition on the other HDD to get rid of it ?Have been updating the new windows 7 version but found that many updates FAILED. What is there to be done to get them properly installed ?

Answer:double version windows 7 and failed updates

You say you have two installations of win-7; one on the original HD and the other on a second HD. Presumably (a) this is desktop system; (b) the second drive is slave to the first (if using the olde style Master-Slave arrangement; if using Cable Select? then much effect the same overall?)?Presuming the olde HD is that actual boot HD - and as you say it has the mbr on it?Can you clearly identify which version (as in which partition on which drive) you are booting to now; and which one is the original installation?And which one are you considering reformatting (just to be clear here)?If you reformat the original HD and it is the one that boots up (has the mbr etc.) then yes; if you reformat it you will lose the mbr and all the other start-up/boot-files for the OS remaining on the second drive. And thus no OS to boot? You would have to run a repair routine to re-establish the mbr etc...If you have the second installation already working (well??) on the second drive as a "slave" to the olde drive, you "could" simply set it as default OS to boot. Check it does so OK. Then delete (via windows explorer) the entire windows folder etc. for the original installation. But do NOT delete the start-up files etc. on the olde drive? check the second installation is still OK when booted up again; and if so - empty the recycle-bin; defrag the olde drive? Then use as data storage?Or you can simply try the full repair installation routine on the original/olde drive. In effect you ... Read more

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BACKSTORY:

Hello, today I helped my mother with her PC (My old gaming rig) because she had those advertising addons all over her browser .

I successfully uninstalled and disabled all of the programs, then did a defrag and disk cleanup while I was at it .

The PC has a gtx 570 in it so I had a look for updates and decided to remove GeForce Experience. Nvidias GeForce experience wasn't cooperating so I ran the Display Driver uninstall tool (version 13.4.0.0) from "http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.html". I ran it and it said it would reboot in safe mode due to registry changes.

Problem:

Now, the PC fails to boot at all . It gets through the safe mode load screen with all the .sys files, then it says "Failed configuing windows updates. Reverting changes... Do not turn off your computer." I left it for 30 mins, nothing was happening .

I've since tried booting from last known good configuration and start windows normally, but both boot in safe mode and get stuck on the Failed to configure message.

I have also tried using the windows 7 disk, here are screenshots of my step by step attempts. I am absolutely dumbfounded, I don't know what I've done or what to do to fix it..

Answer:[SOLVED] Failed configuring windows updates.

On your first screen shot, what version of windows is on the computer, and what version is your windows CD?

Your recover from image screenshot, is looking for a image file, do you have clone of your hard drive?

To run chkdsk from the Recovery Environment, you need to point to your Windows drive, the command you typed is trying to run chkdsk on the windows CD.
type this chkdsk E: /r

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Hi all,

Running Win 7 Home Premium (SP1) 64 bit.
I always downloaded and installed the Windows updates for my computer without problems. However, a few days ago, after I downloaded and installed 14 updates, my Windows Explorer started to act very odd: for example, I was not able to copy / paste the files using right click. Immediately, I used the restore point created before the updates => the Windows Explorer issue was solved and the computer seemed to return to normal.
But now, although the Windows Update screen shows the 14 updates as downloaded, when I click on "Install", the green indicator goes left and right for hours, but the installation doesn't happen.
I looked for solution online and I tried the following resources without success:

- FixIt tool: it gets stuck in the "Checking for Updates" screen.

- Run Malwarebytes, Lavasoft, Spybot: all clear.

- http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/window... => I tried to apply the "Most Helpful Reply" (by miluethi) =>
1. Run services.msc
2. Stop service Windows-Update
3. Delete folder content of C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\
4. Start service Windows-Update again
5. Run Windows Update
I was not able to Stop the Windows Update service (I got the 1053 error)

- Run registry cleanup.

- Tried all the processes disabling Norton.

I will appreciate any help.
Thank you in advance,

Marsh

Answer:I can't install Windows updates after failed update

As a quick start Marsh TURN OFF your computer fully.
what registry cleaner did you use .

Roy

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I just got a new hard drive and several of the updates failed and won't install.

Should I go to uninstall programs > view installed updates and match the failed number with the installed update and uninstall and try to install again?

Thank you.

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Security Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3074683) - Fails to install!!!In deed I have windows 7 home premium and need to update to windows 10 home but the above update failed and I could not update to windows 10 home. Please what to do in this specific case??? Thanks anyway!!!

Answer:Updates prior to windows 10 update failed!!

Just download the media creation tool and upgrade that way. Its easier than trying to fix the whole update problem.

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Just installed Firefox a week ago and today cannot install Windows Updates for security fixes. Assume there is a conflict having IE and Firefox. Any ideas?
thanks, J
 

Answer:Windows Updates failed after installing Firefox 1

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After a successful rid of malware, I attempted to keep my things updated but was stopped by this error;
Failed: 2 updates
error found:
Code 80243004 Windows Update encountered an unknown error.

Any info would be appreciated....
 

Answer:Tried 2 updates; Silverlight & a windows 7 for issues. Failed.

Apparently it's a system tray issue.

Try making sure that windows update is allowed to show notifications.
 

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gud pm, i would just like to ask how to delete a windows update marked failed because the internet connection is not stable, i'm only using a usb plug it internet and if the signal is not sufficient the windows update will fail, and when I look at my windows update history there are several updates that are failed.

Answer:How to delete Windows Updates marked failed

Hello RommoR,

If you like, you could use OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to clear the Windows Update history list to remove the listed failed updates, but it does also remove all listed updates though.

Windows Update - Reset

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB973593)

Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB973704)

Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB975960)

Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561)

These 4 updates keep failing! I restarted my computer and tried to install it but it keeps failing. I tried the Microsoft solutions but no luck... Can someone help me with this?
 

Answer:Windows Updates failed multiple times

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Hi all,

Windows update on my machine is not working. There are 8 updates which attempt but fail to install each time the computer is shut down.

The updates are:
Security update for Windows 7 (KB3075222) (error code 8024200D)
Security update for Windows 7 (KB3042058) (error code 8024200D)
Security update for Windows 7 (KB3109560) (error code 8024200D)
Security update for Windows 7 (KB3108664) (error code 8024200D)
Security update for Windows 7 (KB3020387) (error code 8024200D)
Security update for Windows 7 (KB3110329) (error code 8024200D)
Cumulative security update for Internet explorer 8 for windows 7 (KB3124275) (error code 8024200D)
Internet explorer 11 for windows 7 (error code 9C57)

I have run System update readiness tool. It installed ("Hotfix for Windows KB947821").

SFC scan complete. It detected problems but couldnt fix them.

CBS Log attached.

Many thanks for any help!

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Hi All,
 
I've just discovered that my PC has been trying to install the following updates since 2015! 
 
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2934520) - Download size: 71.6 MB
- Windows 8.1 Update for x64-based Systems (KB2919355) - Download size: 741.6 MB - 741.7 MB
 
I've tried a few things, but nothing seems to works....Any suggestions?
 
The PC is currently running Windows 8.1 Pro
 
Thanks,
 
Mark
 
 
 

Answer:Windows Updates Failed - Code 8E5E0147

Please try below programs one at time.
 
Download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/instantanswers/512a5183-ffab-40c5-8a68-021e32467565/windows-update-troubleshooter
 
 
Automatically reset Windows Update components
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058

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Good day to all, i just would like to ask how to delete or uninstall failed or unsuccesful updates of windows, it failed because of poor internet connection. thanx!

Answer:How to delete or uninstall failed windows updates

If they did not install, you cannot uninstall them. But if they turn up again in "available updates", you can "hide" them - just right click.

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