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Windows 7: Windows Update - Reset

15 Jun 2012   #80
drifft

windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
 
 
Update error

I tried option two but it did not work. This machine is a windows 7 Ent 64bit and I cannot get my updates, i receiev an 80244022 error. I tried stopping the services and deleting the software distribution fodler in c:\windows\softwaredistribution . with no success. I have also tried this solution How do I reset Windows Update components? with no success. Please help. Thank in advanced.




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15 Jun 2012   #81
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Drifft, and welcome to Seven Forums.

For that specific Windows Update error 80244022, you might see if this below may be able to help.

Windows Update error 80244022

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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07 Jul 2012   #82
jthelw

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Many thanks, Shawn!

I'm a new user, and your fix has helped greatly
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08 Jul 2012   #83
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome jthelw, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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12 Aug 2012   #84
Pleymo

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Brink you are awesome, you just fixed my windows update/windows firewall/security center/security essantials problems cause of a malware disabled all of those services.

Big thanks from France
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12 Aug 2012   #85
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Pleymo, and welcome to Seven Forums. I'm glad that it was able to help.
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14 Aug 2012   #86
Crazyedd

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

I followed steps 1 and 3 (I skipped 2 because it's included in step 3) and I still can't update windows

I've followed quite a few steps online and none have worked, this is quite frustrating because I'm pretty sure there are some very important updates that I'm missing right now.

I'd very much appreciate some help in this matter because I don't really know much about fixing these kinds of issues (the most I can do to improve my pc's performance is cleaning the fan)
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14 Aug 2012   #87
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ed, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Please go ahead and post back with all details about your Windows Update issue along with any error messages you may be getting.
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14 Aug 2012   #88
Crazyedd

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

I get the 'Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because blah blah blah', basically the typical response that people have been getting.

That's basically it.

However, when I try and 'start' the Windows Update Service in the 'Services' area, I can't actually find it, which is odd.
Not sure if that helps.

I'm not really getting any error message apart from that one, so I feel like I have little to work with, which makes this kind of awkward.
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14 Aug 2012   #89
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Sorry Ed, but we need to know what the full exact error message is so we may be able to have a chance to determine what may be wrong.
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