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Windows 7: Windows Update returns errors

11 Jan 2009   #1
castalla

Vista
 
 
Windows Update returns errors

Almost every time I've done a Windows Update check I get an error - either the windows servers aren't in the firewall exclusions or the time isn't syncronised between my PC and the update servers. Or something equally unintelligible!

Anybody had similar or other results?


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11 Jan 2009   #2
iomicifikko

windows 7
 
 

which version of windows 7?
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11 Jan 2009   #3
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello castalla, welcome to Se7en Forums!

No, as a matter of fact I just checked when I saw this and all seems to be in order here, as it has been every time I've used WU in Windows 7. I haven't heard of any similar issues so far.


You haven't applied any of the hacks floating around have you; because there's an issue with some of those and WU.











Later Ted
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11 Jan 2009   #4
castalla

Vista
 
 

It's the beta release.

No patches applied. But I am using the 'pre-released' beta.

If I reinstall using the actual beta, will the key I have work?
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11 Jan 2009   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello again.

Yes if you re-install the "official" beta, and it's one of the legitimate keys MS issued in the last few days it should work.

Keep us informed!













Later Ted
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11 Jan 2009   #6
castalla

Vista
 
 

Okay - I'm downloading the 'official' release now - probably tomorrow before I can get it up and running again. Thanks for your replies.
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11 Jan 2009   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello.

You're welcome; be sure to post back with the outcome.
















Later Ted
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11 Jan 2009   #8
castalla

Vista
 
 

Will do. Cheers ...
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11 Jan 2009   #9
Ultima1221

Windows 7 x32, XP
 
 

GL with it =D
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13 Jan 2009   #10
castalla

Vista
 
 

Installed the 'official' .iso - Update problems have disappeared.

Cheers
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