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Windows 7: Windows updates always fail clean install of Windows 7

09 Jun 2016   #1
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows updates always fail clean install of Windows 7

I bought a computer from my college computer lab that was tested running in perfect condition, It is a Dell Optiplex 780, the second one I bought from them. I wiped it and reinstalled Windows 7. Updates took 24 hours to download and install, out of 238, 29 failed. it asks me to restart my computer, after another two hours, I get a "Failure configuring Windows Updates reverting changes"

May I add that installing Visual C++ 2008 and 2005 fail when any program tries to install it. Any program trying to install dot net framework 4 fails too. Any program trying to register dll files throws an error that the dll file could not be registered causing the install to fail.

The other Optiplex 780 did not have this problem.

Any ideas?


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10 Jun 2016   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Well M$ did release this you might try
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...ows-7-and-8-1/

Some pretty good comments here
Simplifying updates for Windows 7 and 8.1

Otherwise yep it has been fun lately clean installing
Reinstalled twice, but Windows still won't update
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