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Windows 7: Latest Updates.... 1 Failed. Happen to You?


27 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Latest Updates.... 1 Failed. Happen to You?

Today Wednesday 10.27.2010 I ran windows update ( run it every morning ).

It said their was 4 updates... well today was the first time I every had an issue.

One update Failed Installation... but I just hit try again and it installed.

The update is for #2388210 = Application Compatibility Update for Windows XP Professional x64 edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2: October 2010 .

Since this is the first time an updates ever failed, I was just curious if this is happening to any of you!

Thanks! and yeah 1st post! Thanks sevenforums!


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27 Oct 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

This is the problem. Do not install automatically. Set to notify and you do the installing. When there are many and a restart is necessaary conflicts occur. Set update to notify and do one or two at a time.

Welocme, if you have any questions about the forum, just contact me and I will help.
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27 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Pro x 64 & Windows 8.1 Core/Pro x 64 & Win 10 TP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DigitalAngel View Post
Today Wednesday 10.27.2010 I ran windows update ( run it every morning ).

It said their was 4 updates... well today was the first time I every had an issue.

One update Failed Installation... but I just hit try again and it installed.

The update is for #2388210 = Application Compatibility Update for Windows XP Professional x64 edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Embedded Standard 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2: October 2010 .

Since this is the first time an updates ever failed, I was just curious if this is happening to any of you!

Thanks! and yeah 1st post! Thanks sevenforums!
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
This is the problem. Do not install automatically. Set to notify and you do the installing. When there are many and a restart is necessaary conflicts occur. Set update to notify and do one or two at a time.

Welocme, if you have any questions about the forum, just contact me and I will help.
I believe I encountered the same error message this evening while including all updates. I then followed rich46s method of installing updates and the matter was resolved IE: after the first 3 updates installed successfully I retried the failed update & it installed successfully (sometimes a reboot is required).

If all else fails follow the Microsoft link contained in the error message that states how to resolve this error.
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27 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I had the same issue on both of my machines just now. 2nd attempt at the failed one succeeded.

-Max
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27 Oct 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

I had the same updates. One at a time a no problem. Set the updater to notify.
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27 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Same.
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27 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

yep happens here too, especially with updates that require a reboot...nothing to worry about . Usually on the second run it succeeds.

-DG
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27 Oct 2010   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It's not so much as to the number of updates but it's the size of the update.
I usually download all the updates sized Kb first, then do the MB sized ones separately.
The optional ones I read to see if I really need or use it and if not I hide it.
This is just the way I do business and haven't any problems with downloads. IMHO
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27 Oct 2010   #9

Window's 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 

Happened to me aswell but I was Installing 3 other updates at the time, No big deal, Got It second time round.
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27 Oct 2010   #10

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

Same thing here. Succeeded on the second run. Could be the result of some arcane dependency issue.
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