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Windows 7: HELP for Newbie

20 Aug 2010   #41
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
1. It downloads ok, but when I open it the WU Standalone Installer appears looking for installed updates. Nothing happens.
Strange

Quote:
2. Yes, it turns On and Off ok.
It's OK now.

Try these three things:

1.Reset transaction on allive system

Run cmd.exe with administrative previlliges (right click on cmd.exe as admin) and type:

fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\

next restart computer and try again WU

2.Reset transaction (more precisely) -hard method

run computer in Safe Mode with Command Prompt

//what is "safe mode with command prompt" you can find here Advanced Boot Options //


and type:

cd %windir%\system32\config\txr

press ENTER

attrib -r -s -h *

press ENTER

del *

press ENTER

cd c:\windows\System32\SMI\Store\Machine

press ENTER

Attrib a h s *.TM*

press ENTER

Del *.TM*

press ENTER
next restart in Normal Mode and try install updates again

if nothing still help let see you will be able to run Readiness Tool Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2

when it finish,find CheckSur.log file in C:\Windows\Logs\CBS folder and attache to post


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20 Aug 2010   #42
Seamus

Windows 7
 
 

{cd %windir%\system32\config\txr

press ENTER

attrib -r -s -h *

press ENTER

del *

press ENTER
}

Received this error message:

The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.
C:\Windows\Syastem32\config\TxR {6cced301-6e01-11de-8bed-001e0bcd1824}TMContainer 00000000000000000002.regtrans-ms
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20 Aug 2010   #43
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
{cd %windir%\system32\config\txr

press ENTER

attrib -r -s -h *

press ENTER

del *

press ENTER
}

Received this error message:

The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.
C:\Windows\Syastem32\config\TxR {6cced301-6e01-11de-8bed-001e0bcd1824}TMContainer 00000000000000000002.regtrans-ms
That's interesting LOL.Burn any linux i.e Ubuntu,boot it and by using linux complete operation (empty this folder and do other remains things).You cannot leave this error.
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20 Aug 2010   #44
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

May I clarify what exaclty you have to do (you may not fully understands commands)

in Windows\System32\config\TxR

-delete all files

in windows\System32\SMI\Store\Machine

delete only:
*.TM*,*.blf,*.regtrans-ms files
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20 Aug 2010   #45
Seamus

Windows 7
 
 

ok, downloading Ubuntu now. At the speed of the download, it's going to take a couple of hours lol
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21 Aug 2010   #46
Seamus

Windows 7
 
 

Hi Flavius ! You need a rest from me ! LOL Have a nice weekend and, if it's ok, I'll come back to you on Monday?
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21 Aug 2010   #47
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Seamus View Post
Hi Flavius ! You need a rest from me ! LOL Have a nice weekend and, if it's ok, I'll come back to you on Monday?
Nice weekend for you too .I'll be on Monday on forum too.
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21 Aug 2010   #48
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Let me just add my two cents here. Flavius your a champ. This sevenforum group is outstanding and few forums have the quality and integrity shown by it's members that this one does ! Keep up the good work all of you and you know who you are !
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21 Aug 2010   #49
Seamus

Windows 7
 
 

I second that !!
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24 Aug 2010   #50
Seamus

Windows 7
 
 

Good morning Flavius. A miracle has happened! My computer has started to download the updates! I haven't done anything to it since your last instruction but it's just automatically downloading.
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