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Windows 7: win 7 64 will not update

07 Nov 2012   #11

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i used this and it seemed to work great. wish i had done that from the start.

VulnerabilityAssessment.co.uk

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07 Nov 2012   #12

W7 64
 
 

actually i wound up downloading "windows updates downloader" instead. you can download all updates in recent history and select the ones you want to install based on posting date. i just grabbed all (like 7 of them) that have posted in the last month before i started having this problem (again). no one is responding so i guess no one cares, but if anyone does a search in the future this will be helpful i hope.
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08 Nov 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

tuffluck, will a sfc /scannow work now, after your fix?
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08 Nov 2012   #14

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Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tuffluck View Post
no one is responding so i guess no one cares, but if anyone does a search in the future this will be helpful i hope.
We're all volunteers here and have lives outside of this forums so please be patient if you don't get an immediate reply.

Thanks for posting your solution, I'm sure others experiencing this problem will really appreciate your efforts

Tom
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08 Nov 2012   #15

W7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by F5ing View Post
tuffluck, will a sfc /scannow work now, after your fix?
it did...until i realized i was on my work computer and not my home computer, lol.

but no, it still came back with the same windows resource error. what does that mean?
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08 Nov 2012   #16

W7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tuffluck View Post
no one is responding so i guess no one cares, but if anyone does a search in the future this will be helpful i hope.
We're all volunteers here and have lives outside of this forums so please be patient if you don't get an immediate reply.

Thanks for posting your solution, I'm sure others experiencing this problem will really appreciate your efforts

Tom
sure, but i guess it really is not a solution, just a workaround. honestly i find it really annoying that there is no actual solution from microsoft. even a repair installation won't work. that's very annoying. why would windows updates not work anyway? especially if the copy of windows is legit and activated.
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08 Nov 2012   #17

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There are all sorts of things that can cause Windows Update to return errors. Here's a couple of common ones:

  • Interference from AV (be it firewall, or file protection)
  • Hard disk faults (can cause registry corruptions - example)
  • Bugs in Windows Update (there are far too many 80B0100 errors around for it to be normal, so we think that there is a bug somewhere)
  • Registry cleaners (caused 2500+ errors in this thread
There are lots of other causes, those are just a few that came to mind. MS is potentially responsible for one of the above, if our suspicious are correct, but the rest are third party software.


Tom
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08 Nov 2012   #18

W7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
There are all sorts of things that can cause Windows Update to return errors. Here's a couple of common ones:

  • Interference from AV (be it firewall, or file protection)
  • Hard disk faults (can cause registry corruptions - example)
  • Bugs in Windows Update (there are far too many 80B0100 errors around for it to be normal, so we think that there is a bug somewhere)
  • Registry cleaners (caused 2500+ errors in this thread
There are lots of other causes, those are just a few that came to mind. MS is potentially responsible for one of the above, if our suspicious are correct, but the rest are third party software.


Tom
i use avast, but i have not ever used a registry cleaner on this computer. i guess it could be a hard drive, but nothing became problematic until after i got my RMA motherboard back. even though i didn't change the hardware at all, windows somehow probably got buggy and thought the chipset got reset. a fresh reinstall is just such a pain, especially because only the OS in on the SDD and everything else is on an HDD. i guess if that windows updater tool works, for now that will be enough for me.
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08 Nov 2012   #19

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

After changing the motherboard you may need to reactivate your system with Microsoft. Sometimes even changing the motherboard with the same kind you will have to reactivate.
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08 Nov 2012   #20

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tuffluck View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tom982 View Post
There are all sorts of things that can cause Windows Update to return errors. Here's a couple of common ones:

  • Interference from AV (be it firewall, or file protection)
  • Hard disk faults (can cause registry corruptions - example)
  • Bugs in Windows Update (there are far too many 80B0100 errors around for it to be normal, so we think that there is a bug somewhere)
  • Registry cleaners (caused 2500+ errors in this thread
There are lots of other causes, those are just a few that came to mind. MS is potentially responsible for one of the above, if our suspicious are correct, but the rest are third party software.


Tom
i use avast, but i have not ever used a registry cleaner on this computer. i guess it could be a hard drive, but nothing became problematic until after i got my RMA motherboard back. even though i didn't change the hardware at all, windows somehow probably got buggy and thought the chipset got reset. a fresh reinstall is just such a pain, especially because only the OS in on the SDD and everything else is on an HDD. i guess if that windows updater tool works, for now that will be enough for me.
Could you copy and paste the contents of this log file for me please:

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

Tom
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