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Windows 7: Bsod

01 Nov 2012   #71
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Oh, and I'm so happy
I finally got my main Windows 7 rig back up and running. It was a corrupt MBR
But I had to wait an entire month cause I'd encrypted the system partition with Truecrypt


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08 Nov 2012   #72
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

So, is there anything that you can still help me with?
BSODs stopped happening for now, though...
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08 Nov 2012   #73
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hi Justin,

What issues are you still having? The SP1 problem?

Try renaming this folder:

C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution

to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistributionOLD

Then reboot, and run Windows Update

Tom
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08 Nov 2012   #74
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Can't.
It won't allow me to do it, even though I have full permissions and have taken ownership of it :P
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08 Nov 2012   #75
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Let's try this then:

Step 4: Rename the Software Distribution folder on your PC

  1. Stop the Automatic Updates service
    1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
    2. Right-click the Automatic Updates service, and then click Stop.
    3. Minimize the Services snap-in.

  2. If the error message that you received contains the code 0x80072f8f, the problem is most likely caused by an incorrect date or time setting on your PC.
  3. Rename the SoftwareDistribution directory as follows:
    1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
    2. Type cd %windir%, and then press Enter.
    3. Type ren SoftwareDistribution SDTemp, and then press Enter.
    4. Type exit, and then press Enter.

  4. Start the Automatic Updates service as follows:
    1. Maximize the Services snap-in.
    2. Right-click Automatic Updates service, and then click Start.
    3. Close the Services snap-in window.




Source: Troubleshooting update issues for Microsoft Security Essentials

Tom
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08 Nov 2012   #76
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

There is no Automatic Update service :P
This is VISTA, plz remember.
Is it the Windows Update service?

EDIT: Stopped Windows Update service and successfully renamed. Doing SP1 now.
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08 Nov 2012   #77
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Nope, SP1 still installs SUCCESSFULLY (well, it seems at first), but nothing happens :P
It "succeeds" instantly, :P
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09 Nov 2012   #78
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

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09 Nov 2012   #79
Injust

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Have tried that before
Didn't work before, but am trying again now.
Hope for the best

EDIT: Well, it went to about halfway in approximately 5 minutes, then went back to the start (empty bar, no indication other than that) and was stuck there :P
So I ended it.
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10 Nov 2012   #80
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hi Justin,

I'm all out of ideas I'm afraid. Unless another member has something else to offer, I'm going to have to recommend that you do a clean install.

Tom
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