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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Jul 2012
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Posted By DukeS
@Noel - I discovered the final culprit. The...

@Noel -

I discovered the final culprit. The Drobo backup software I use had gotten way far behind in syncing with the backup (disabled throughout this process) and was leaving file locks in place...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Jul 2012
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Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
@rsedgarroman Thanks for your suggestion. I am...

@rsedgarroman
Thanks for your suggestion. I am very aware that the first suggestion from M$ techs is to reinstall, but now that SP1 has successfully installed and we have invested 40+ hours getting...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jul 2012
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Posted By DukeS
Doing that now - AFK while it runs - thanks.

Doing that now - AFK while it runs - thanks.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jul 2012
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Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Good luck with the pool match! The Event...

Good luck with the pool match!

The Event Viewer has held up through several reboots so we may have that one nailed.

"Well if it's not one thing, it's your mother."

Now I have another...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Re-reading the thread as you suggested, I saw...

Re-reading the thread as you suggested, I saw posts relating to Win7 that say the ONLY issue to solve is giving SYSTEM ownership and full privileges to RtBackup. I have done that and it seems the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
I read that thread yesterday. My short summary,...

I read that thread yesterday. My short summary, one of the security updates misparses the registry and apparently sets permissions wrong for a range of keys in the vicinity of the Vista Dreamscape?...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
The error in the screenprint lead me to WMIDiag-...

The error in the screenprint lead me to WMIDiag- a tool for disagnosing WMI, whatever that is. It does give some clues. (Report is also attached to make reading easier.)

33639 19:39:34 (0) **...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
"Tah da!" - But it lasted only a minute. ...

"Tah da!" - But it lasted only a minute.

That thread pointed me to a backup folder & file that had hit the 2Gb limit. Makes me wonder about other huge log files that have years of old entries...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
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Posted By DukeS
I was surprised by your post - figured you had...

I was surprised by your post - figured you had already gone to bed.

Results:


C:\Windows\system32>SC QC EVENTLOG
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: EVENTLOG
TYPE ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Here it is ... Microsoft Windows [Version...

Here it is ...
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Windows\system32>SC QC WERSVC
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Noel - Here's the result. I'm guessing...

Noel -

Here's the result. I'm guessing there is a dependency on WERSVC - Windows Error Reporting Service

Going into either msconfig or services.cpl it is marked "Disabled" and changes in...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,568
Views: 759,652
Posted By DukeS
Happy Dance! For those that follow, what...

Happy Dance!


For those that follow, what worked for me was mostly the "Gobbledegeek solution" at post 958. Note that my CBS.log file specifically points to msoe.dll as the trigger of the error....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Happy Dance! @Bear That thread lead to the...

Happy Dance!

@Bear That thread lead to the solution! I was not alone in having the issue. It was hard to wade through as there are multiple causes of the 80004005 error but I finally found a...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,633
Views: 3,875,952
Posted By DukeS
Issue solved - Thank you for encouraging...

Issue solved - Thank you for encouraging perseverence.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
No joy with enabling "Windows error reporting...

No joy with enabling "Windows error reporting service."
CheckSUR is unchanged - still saying "Unable to open the Event Log - Interface unknown.

@Bear - Why would I be mad? I am incredibly...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Opening msconfig.exe, I don't see an "Event*"...

Opening msconfig.exe, I don't see an "Event*" service listed here either. Is it called something other than "Event log service"?

Scanning msconfig, found a "Windows error reporting service" that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Just for kicks, I renamed the Program...

Just for kicks, I renamed the Program Files\Windows Mail folders and re-ran the SP1 installer. NO CHANGE.
This suggests to me that it is not looking at the files in this location ... we are...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,633
Views: 3,875,952
Posted By DukeS
Shawn - From your comment, did you have any...

Shawn -

From your comment, did you have any specific ideas on this "SP1 is unable to uninstall msoe.dll" thing or were you just making a general comment about avoiding a repair?

Can you add...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Hey Noel - I couldn't find which pub you were...

Hey Noel - I couldn't find which pub you were hiding in so I bought you (or one of your kin) a virtual beer. I just can't tell you guys apart! And, so many welsh brands, I didn't know which you...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Hi Bear - I went to the validation page...

Hi Bear -

I went to the validation page earlier when Noel pointed this out and ran the validator. No issues reported. No change in SP1. But results don't seem to stick anywhere.

Other...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Latest CheckSUR log says: ...

Latest CheckSUR log says:


=================================
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.21645
Package Version 15.0
2012-07-10 15:47

Checking Windows...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,633
Views: 3,875,952
Posted By DukeS
Thanks - I'm just anticipating that I have hit a...

Thanks - I'm just anticipating that I have hit a dead end with the other thread - no news ideas being suggested.
I'll give it more time, but I'm guessing the two who have been helping are stumped...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 1,633
Views: 3,875,952
Posted By DukeS
Nice Tut! I am slightly unclear about the...

Nice Tut!

I am slightly unclear about the warning.

Can a Windows 7 Pro x64 with SP1 disk be used to repair a Windows 7 Pro x64 installation where the SP1 update is failing as a way to bypass...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
@ NoelDP - I googled and found the Windows...

@ NoelDP - I googled and found the Windows Validation page and ran it. No issues reported.

Good to learn from these tests that my W7 installation is not showing corruption and potantial issues...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Jul 2012
Replies: 57
Views: 8,305
Posted By DukeS
Am I reading correctly that the system32 version...

Am I reading correctly that the system32 version of the slwga.dll is not the latest x64 version contained in winsxs, it looks like the original x86 version. Should I copy over with the latest...
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