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Windows 7: Error C80003FA

24 Aug 2010   #1
Frizvane

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Party OS
 
 
Error C80003FA

Hi, please help me out with my problem. My problem is I installed Windows 7 64bit. I want to get some updates from Microsoft but everytime I go to the Windows Updates at Control Panel I'm getting this Error Code C80003FA. Right now, I haven't installed any AntiVirus software on my rig.

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24 Aug 2010   #2
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

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24 Aug 2010   #3
Frizvane

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Party OS
 
 

Hi Lemur, I have tried everything from the link that you posted from the normal troubleshooting steps to advanced troubleshooting steps and I'm still getting the same error code. I believe I have a good internet connection, then why am I getting this error code?

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25 Aug 2010   #4
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Make sure data & time both in system and in BIOS are correct.

Diagnose your computer by using Windows LiveOne care Windows Live OneCare safety scanner: Free online tool for PC health and safety
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25 Aug 2010   #5
Frizvane

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Party OS
 
 

Flavius, the update already ran earlier. But it was stuck on the screen that says checking for updates. I've waited for 2 hours and it was still checking for updates so I restarted my computer. And when I went to the Windows Update again, I had the same error. Is that suppose to take for more than 2 hours?
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25 Aug 2010   #6
Flavius

Windows 7 Professional x64 PL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Frizvane View Post
Is that suppose to take for more than 2 hours?
IMO it doesn't make sense wait so long.Disable Windows Update and run Live Care as I said before (scan everything)
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25 Aug 2010   #7
Frizvane

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Party OS
 
 

I've already downgraded to Windows 7 32bit. The problem here was there is an issue with motherboard, it doesn't support Windows 7 64bit. That's why I'm not getting any updates at all. When I downgraded, I have an updates already. Do I need to download all of the updates? I feel like my PC this time is running slow, right now or there are specific updates that I don't need to download?
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10 Aug 2015   #8
thunderbirdtest

XP pro 32 bit (shame on me)
 
 

This error is due to a faulty memory.

You can run a memtest for 10h, and if you see 5 or more errors you can ask a RAM replacement.

Memtest is embed with the ubuntu or lubuntu iso file.

You just need to create a flash drive with linuxliveusb.com, and boot on it.

If you don't see the memtest menu, press the down arrow multiple time so the live usb won't launch.
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