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Windows 7: WinUpdate & BITS not working

28 Apr 2013   #1
KLS

Win 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
WinUpdate & BITS not working

Windows Update won't update. BITS won't start.

History: This machine acquired the dreaded TDSS rootkit. Dr.Web's CureIt! run from a USB memory stick removed the rootkit, but after that Update wouldn't run. (A Rootkit is malware than can be worse than a virus.) Update gave the error code 80246008 when it failed to update. BITS gave error 2: The system cannot find the file specified.

Currently: I downloaded and ran the Hotfix for this Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. That made things a bit worse. Update now freezes and won't return an error code. Task Manager won't even remove the Update screen, only a reboot clears away the screen. I ran the scf scan. I cannot get the info from C:\Windows\Logs\CBS....even though I'm logged in as administrator I'm denied access.


I'd really appreciate advice on the next steps to try to restore the WinUpdate function.


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29 Apr 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

Please have a read through this and see if it helps:

Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix

Regards,
Golden
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