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09 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows Update

"An error occured while troubleshooting:
A problem is preventing the troubleshooter from starting.

Package ID : WindowsUpdateDiagnostic
Path : Unknown
Error Code : 0x800961001
Source : Engine
User : Johzen-PC\Johzen
Context : Restricted"


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09 Feb 2011   #2
Tarka Dal


The easy way around this is to do a system restore. Then go to start in the search bar type compatability click on run programs etc.. then start again..
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10 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Runckle View Post
The easy way around this is to do a system restore. Then go to start in the search bar type compatability click on run programs etc.. then start again..
That's what I did, that's why that happened.
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11 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

What were you troubleshooting for? I think you have problems with windows updates. Try resetting it.

Windows Update - Reset
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11 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


Someone can close this thread. I just formatted the computer. Parents scolding at me, cuz of the how much time it's taking for me to fix this Q_Q
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