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Windows 7: KB979306 update is creating big problems

05 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7
KB979306 update is creating big problems

I have tried dozens of times and several different ways to install KB979306 but it always fails. What can be done to fix this?

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05 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL

Go to Control Panel>>Windows Update>>View update history,click on error,read eror code and post here

You can also try to use a few easy methods to fix WU
1.Reregister WU components in aggressive mode How do I reset Windows Update components?
2.Reset WU libraries Repair & Fix Windows Updates with Fix WU Utility | The Windows Club
3.Try install this hotfix from Microsoft Download Center (not from Windows Update)
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08 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate (64 Bit) - Version 6.1

I have the same error for already a couple of days
Thankx for this additional info; I will give it a try!

See also unable to install KB979306 on Win7 (pcworld).


Problem solved (fixed in less then a minute)!
Running Fix WU Utility works well for me!!!
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08 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL

This error may have many various meanings it may relate to already incorrect installed update or some rubbish in COMPONENTS hive

1.Go to Control Panel>>Programs and Features>>View installed updates and make sure you don't have it already installed,if you have just uninstall it and try again install it from Microsoft Download Center.
2.If point 1 is not applicable look at this article Error when you download updates using Windows Update or Microsoft Update: 8000FFFF

but very important supplemet to this article because you working on Windows 7:

Windows 7 never defaultly load COMPONENT hive into registry,except when you open Control Panel>>Windows>>Check for Updates and when you in Turn Windows Features on or off and of course when system install updates.

Two ways to load COMPONENTS hive to registry

-.Go to Windows Update>>Search for Updates and then open regedit and then follow to MS suggestions
-.Load manully to registry,COMPONENTS file is stored in C:\Windows\System32\config
instruction hot to do that:Load a hive into the registry: Core Services
3.Check also this MS article When set to manual, TrustedInstaller service fails to install updates
4.You can also try this tool Repair & Fix Windows Updates with Fix WU Utility | The Windows Club


I'm delayed I glad you've already solved your problem
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