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Windows 7: Windows Update Not working?


17 Feb 2011   #1

Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64 bit)
 
 
Windows Update Not working?

I know there was a thread before about this, and I tried what was posted in the other thread.
The thing is, I can't perform any updates on my Laptop. I've got windows Vista Home. I tried
net stop wuauserv
regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll
net start wuauserv

and

net stop wuauserv
regsvr32 %windir%\syswow64\wups2.dll
net start wuauserv

but neither of these worked. It kept saying access is denied. Now there's a problem with my laptop. My guest account is my administrator account, and my main account is a standard user. I was wondering how I can fix that and if that problem relates to the problem I'm having now with the windows update.


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17 Feb 2011   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Welcome to Sevenforums,
dunno if it will work but could have a look:

Windows Update - Reset
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17 Feb 2011   #3

Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64 bit)
 
 

Alright, I'll try that and let you know how it goes.
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17 Feb 2011   #4

Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64 bit)
 
 

I downloaded it and opened it. Not sure if it worked. I opened Windows Update and it's checking for updates now.
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17 Feb 2011   #5
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xenfex18 View Post
I downloaded it and opened it. It kept scrolling down saying a bunch of stuff, then it closed. I tried updating windows again and got the same error message.
Have you tried the both methods .bat on the same page? might want to reboot after...

Then run SFC /SCANNOW
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17 Feb 2011   #6

Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64 bit)
 
 

I'm not sure about both methods, though I tried doing what you just posted sfc /scannow on both user user accounts and get this error message.
You must be an administrator running a console session in order to use the sfc utility.
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17 Feb 2011   #7
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xenfex18 View Post
I'm not sure about both methods, though I tried doing what you just posted sfc /scannow on both user user accounts and get this error message.
You must be an administrator running a console session in order to use the sfc utility.
You'll have to run it as administrator

in start=> search bar=>type cmd.exe=>right click on the cmd.exe=>run it as admin

You should see in the open windows:

C:\Windows\system32, then type SFC /SCANNOW

Or you can try this way:
Disk Check

(screenshot 4)

Quote:
I downloaded it and opened it. Not sure if it worked. I opened Windows Update and it's checking for updates now.
But it's looks like Windows Update is working now....?

Nevermind, a Sfc /scannow will not be that bad.
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17 Feb 2011   #8

Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64 bit)
 
 

Alright, so I did that and it stopped at 98% It says
Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation.
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19 Feb 2011   #9

Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64 bit)
 
 

Anyone else know something I can try?
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20 Feb 2011   #10
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

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