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Windows 7: Can't run Windows Update

06 Nov 2009   #31
shortmantuff

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

I've tried troubleshooting it before. It can't find any problems, even though this is a PRETTY big problem. Once again, it couldn't find any problems. Oh, Jacee, that didn't work. Also, as soon as I double clicked the .bat file, it ran by itself. Is it supposed to do that?


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06 Nov 2009   #32
shortmantuff

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

It's FIXED! Microsoft made a post on how to fix it finally! Thanks for all your help guys and taking the time to try and fix this. I appreciate it!
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06 Nov 2009   #33
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shortmantuff View Post
It's FIXED! Microsoft made a post on how to fix it finally! Thanks for all your help guys and taking the time to try and fix this. I appreciate it!
Can you post here this solution?It wouldbe helpful for others
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06 Nov 2009   #34
shortmantuff

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

Yeah, no problem. This of course, can now be found under troubleshooting also.

Windows Update error 80240030

If you receive Windows Update error 80240030 while checking for updates, your proxy or firewall settings might be incorrect. This prevents Windows Update from connecting to the update server.
To correct proxy or firewall settings

  1. [IMG]mshelp://help/?id=Microsoft.Windows.Resources.ShellExecuteTopicIcon[/IMG]Click to open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
  3. Click Connections, click LAN Settings, and then click the Advanced button. If the Advanced button isn't enabled, skip the next two steps.
  4. Delete any entries in the Exceptions section, and then click OK.
  5. Click OK to close the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings dialog box, and then click OK again.
  6. Close Internet Explorer.
  7. Click the Start button .
  8. In the search box, type command prompt.
  9. In the list of results, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  10. At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing Enter after each one.
    netsh winhttp reset proxy
    net stop wuauserv
    net start wuauserv
  11. Run Windows Update again.
If the these steps don't correct the problem, follow the steps in the next procedure.
To Automatically detect proxy settings in Internet Explorer

  1. [IMG]mshelp://help/?id=Microsoft.Windows.Resources.ShellExecuteTopicIcon[/IMG]Click to open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
    Click Connections, and then click LAN Settings.
  3. Select the Automatically detect settings check box, click OK, and then click OK again.
  4. Close Internet Explorer.
  5. Run Windows Update again.
If the problem persists after you've followed the steps above, go to the Windows Update Support Center website to request support by e‑mail.
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06 Nov 2009   #35
shortmantuff

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

I simply ran step 10 and that worked for me.
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06 Nov 2009   #36
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shortmantuff View Post
I simply ran step 10 and that worked for me.
Thank you for posting solution
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06 Nov 2009   #37
shortmantuff

Windows 7 Home Premium x86
 
 

No problems. Anyone that stubbles across this problem shouldn't even need to read this forum because all they have to do is click the troubleshooting button after the error. But always better to be safe than sorry.
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10 Jan 2011   #38
farnesy

windows 7
 
 

shortmantuff, I know this thread is a little old, but you helped solve this headache my dad's new comp has been giving me w/ this update problem.

Thank you
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