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Windows 7: Windows Update - Reset


16 Jun 2010   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Windows Update - Reset

How to Reset Windows Update in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8


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30 Jun 2010   #10
schill13

Windows 7
 
 
System could not find file

I ran the updater and also manually and this particular file could not be found.

rmdir %windir%\softwaredistribution /s /q


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30 Jun 2010   #11
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Schill, and welcome to Seven Forums.

That would indicate that the "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution" folder has already been deleted, and you can just continue on to the next command. Be sure that you are doing this in a elevated command prompt (run as administrator).

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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30 Jun 2010   #12
schill13

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you Shawn, I did that and it still not working. I also noticed I cannot do a backup or an image. I get same error, 0x8007003
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30 Jun 2010   #13
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

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30 Jun 2010   #14
schill13

Windows 7
 
 

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate
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30 Jun 2010   #15
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

It's the same in Windows 7 as well.
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01 Jul 2010   #16
rifiy

windows 7
 
 

Very nice
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01 Jul 2010   #17
dew1

 
 

Thank you Brink
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01 Jul 2010   #18
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Rifiy and Dew.
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07 Jul 2010   #19
schill13

Windows 7
 
 

Thank you Brink, I still have the same problem. I can't do updates, imaging, or backups.
Still get 0x80070003 error.
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