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Windows 7: Windows Update not working.

20 May 2012   #1
maximaldesign

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Windows Update not working.

Hi, i've been unable to do a windows update, it simply doesn't start and gives me an error message. When I tried SFC/SCANNOW in the command prompt, the scan completed and I got: Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files, but was unable to fix some of them. So that's about where I got to.


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21 May 2012   #2
marsmimar

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Hello maximaldesign and welcome to Seven Forums.

It's recommended that the sfc /scannow be run from an elevated command prompt. If problems are found run the scan at least 3 times, rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

You could also try the suggestions in these Microsoft articles.

What is the System Update Readiness Tool?

Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - WindowsUpdate_dt000

Please post back if anyhting helped or not.
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