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Windows 7: Windows 7 X64 trying to update Vista updates

21 Dec 2010   #1

Windows Vista and 7
Windows 7 X64 trying to update Vista updates

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 has dozens of failed updates. When I check I find they are all for Vista X64. Wy is it doing this, and how do I fix it?

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21 Dec 2010   #2

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Where did you get your Windows?
Was it an upgrade?
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22 Dec 2010   #3

Windows Vista and 7

Not an upgrade. Pre-installed on HP notebook.
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22 Dec 2010   #4

Vista Home Premium x86 SP2

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dougham View Post
Not an upgrade. Pre-installed on HP notebook.

Please run the following tool in AGGRESSIVE mode: How do I reset Windows Update components?

Don't run it manually, that is just a waste of time. Aggressive mode will do what we need it to.

After that, re-test, and come back to me on the outcome.


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 Windows 7 X64 trying to update Vista updates

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