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Windows 7: c80003fa error, no microsoft software will install?

23 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home 64bit
c80003fa error, no microsoft software will install?

Hi Everyone,

I have been trying to solve this problem for three weeks and have tried every fix I could find on the forums, within windows troubleshooters andfrom advice from Microsoft supprt themselves and I am no nearer an answer than I was at the start.

My situation sounds identicle to others I have seen, Windows update won't update, MSE wont install, SP1 won't install manually nor will IE9. Everything else installs and works fine except Nvidia control panel.

I am running Windwos 7 64bit Home edition.

I am willing to start from scratch if anyone will take me and my broken PC on, Microsoft support just gave up and said it must be hardware, I asked them which hardware or how they knew it was hardware and they never answered?!

to start at the start, I was having desktop graphics issues, there was major corruption of the desktop and IE would crash every time I opened it, as would most games, After exhausting all my knowledge and buying a new graphics card to no effect, I reinstalled Windows with a format prior to installation.

Ever since then, I have had installation and updating issues, the code C80003FA pops up with windows update and IE9, SP1 just fails.

I have run every anti-virus anti malware I can find and they find no errors, I have tried registry repair tools and hardware diagnostics for every hardware component but thay all come up completely clear.

SFC scan always finds errors it can't fix the log is CBS1.txt

Have tried 'Upgrade' Installs and Clean installs, neither improve the issue.

Thankyou for any help

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