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Windows 7: Unable to update

05 Jul 2012   #1
Kaeor

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Unable to update

So every time I try to update my PC, it always fails and says it encounters the error code 800B0100. I tried to do some self snooping/researching and it led me to downloading a System Update Readiness Tool which I installed and it performed an hotfix leading me to believe that my PC should update just fine now.

However, when I try to run a windows update, it fails and gives me the same exact error code. How can I fix this?


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05 Jul 2012   #2
Computerpete

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hello kaor
Type this in command prompt
regsvr32 Wintrust.dll /s
Then hit enter and close the command prompt and try again.
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05 Jul 2012   #3
Kaeor

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I did what you said and tried again but the windows update failed once more with the same exact error code (800B0100).
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05 Jul 2012   #4
Computerpete

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Are your updates set to automatic are do you download from the Microsoft update site
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05 Jul 2012   #5
Kaeor

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

They're set to automatic.
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06 Jul 2012   #6
Computerpete

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Hi kaeor
Go to the link below and follow the instructions on there.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956702
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06 Jul 2012   #7
Kaeor

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaeor View Post
I tried to do some self snooping/researching and it led me to downloading a System Update Readiness Tool which I installed and it performed an hotfix leading me to believe that my PC should update just fine now.
I already attempted the resolution that webpage offers but it didn't solve the problem for me.
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06 Jul 2012   #8
Computerpete

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Try turning your firewall off and doing the update from the update site.
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07 Jul 2012   #9
Kaeor

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computerpete View Post
Try turning your firewall off and doing the update from the update site.
Just tried and it didn't work. I get the same error code after using the system update tool and then trying to update windows.
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07 Jul 2012   #10
tom982

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Hello Kaeor and welcome to the forums

You mentioned that you ran the System Update Readiness Tool (SURT), would you mind posting the contents of the log from this please? It can be found in the following location:

C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.persist.log

Tom
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