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Windows 7: Tried updating manually and used belarc but "update not applicable.."

19 Aug 2012   #1

New York
 
 
Tried updating manually and used belarc but "update not applicable.."

Update not applicable to my computer, ive tried going to windows download website, belarc said i have 24 missing microsoft security updates.
I have Dell Inc XPS 630i windows 7. Computer properties says 32 bit but belarc says 64-bit ready so i'm not too sure what that means.

i need
Q2604115 - Critical
Q2621440 - Critical
Q2633171 - Important
Q2653956 - Critical
Q2654428 - Critical
Q2655992 - Important
Q2656373 - Critical
Q2656411 - Low
Q2658846 - Important
Q2659262 - Important
Q2660649 - Important
Q2667402 - Critical
Q2676562 - Critical
Q2685939 - Critical
Q2686831 - Critical
Q2688338 - Important
Q2690533 - Important
Q2691442 - Important
Q2698365 - Critical
Q2705219 - Moderate
Q2712808 - Moderate
Q2719985 - Critical
Q2722913 - Critical
Q2731847 - Important

2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
4096 kilobyte secondary memory cache

I had a problem with it last year that one of my drives failed and it had to be removed so now i only use my E: drive not the C: cuz it only has 74.4gb compared to my e: 698gb i don't know if that has anything to do with my problem. Some updates download and others dont.

Any help i would really appreciate, my computer hasn't been able to update for nearly 8 months.

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19 Aug 2012   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Please open Windows Update, and do a Check for Updates.
If you get an error message at that point, tell us exactly what it is.
What happens if you attempt to install updates? - what EXACT error message do you get?

How much free space is there on your system drive?
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22 Aug 2012   #3

New York
 
 

Sorry for late reply, i had to go away. I've had this problem for a while but no error code it says install successful and when i restart i get the message "failure configuring windows updates reverting changes" and no error code but i tried updating again and i did get an error code 800F0902.
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22 Aug 2012   #4

windows 7 x64 pro sp1
 
 

I've searched Google and finally found this page.

I renamed my Download directory to Download.old, but it still did not do anything.

Then, I accidentally loaded Internet Explorer (I normally use Firefox). After loading IE and then trying the Windows Update out of frustration, the 800F0902 error went away. Windows Update started working again. (This was after trying it for about the fifth time, and the final time was after I loaded IE).

try these two solutions and let us know what the results are.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Aug 2012   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

There is a world of differencebetween '64-bit ready' and '64-bit installed'
'64-bit ready' usually means that there's a 32-nit OS installed on hardware that is capable of running a 64-bit OS.
This is often because of being supplied with a low RAM count - which makes 64-bit less efficient.

You should be installing 32-bit updates (which will be delivered automatically by Windows Updates).

You are getting thigs confused, I suspect.
Please tell us EXACTLY what you did - the only 'Download' folder (not driectory) in Windows is irrelevant to what you seem to have done.
Terminology and names are important - or you could end up trashing your system beyond an easy fix, and there's not a lot we can do about it.
Please only follow direct advice - if you do follow another forum/person's advice, make notes along the way and let us know exactly what you've done.

Your 800F0902 error seems to be very much an unknown - I would start with using the Fixit from this page...
How do I reset Windows Update components?
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22 Aug 2012   #6

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just a though. I can't give you a reason but I have always had better luck with Windows updates if I keep I.E. as my default browser. You don't have to use it for anythings else if you don't want to. Keep it installed, updated and default.
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