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Windows 7: Windows Update Error

05 Jul 2009   #1
TheIgster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Windows Update Error

First time I've seen any issues when trying to use Windows Update. Every once in a while, I go in and manually check for updates. It's always worked fine, but today I received an error. I've tried over and over again, but no go. Anyone with any ideas? Running 7232 x64.




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05 Jul 2009   #2
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Try a repair, or go into Command (run as admin) and type "sfc/ scannow"

~Lordbob
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05 Jul 2009   #3
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Try a repair, or go into Command (run as admin) and type "sfc/ scannow"

~Lordbob
+1, I would also look to reset your Internet Explorer settings as WU uses IE (to an extent) to access the internet.
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05 Jul 2009   #4
mxosder16

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Make sure your AV isn't blocking it too

Edit: Here is the MS support page for that error
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05 Jul 2009   #5
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
+1, I would also look to reset your Internet Explorer settings as WU uses IE (to an extent) to access the internet.
You bring up a good point. How are you doing the updates?
Are you doing them from IE? Another Browser? Or do you go to the built in Windows Updates utility and use that?

~Lordbob
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05 Jul 2009   #6
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
You bring up a good point. How are you doing the updates?
Are you doing them from IE? Another Browser? Or do you go to the built in Windows Updates utility and use that?

~Lordbob
I'm sure i've read somwhere that even the built in WU uses settings from IE to access the Update server but don't quote me on that
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05 Jul 2009   #7
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
I'm sure i've read somwhere that even the built in WU uses settings from IE to access the Update server but don't quote me on that
Possible. I only ask because it may make a difference.
I don't know myself. Haha.

Oh God............ I think my sister just came home with Wii Fit........... *kill me*
>_<

~Lordbob
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05 Jul 2009   #8
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I haven't had any updates since I left 7100 behind.
Should I have?
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05 Jul 2009   #9
Orbital Shark

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Oh God............ I think my sister just came home with Wii Fit........... *kill me*
You'll be supprised how addictive the Wii can be, you should have seen me on Rayman Raving Rabbids dancing to the Austin Powers theme tune
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05 Jul 2009   #10
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
I haven't had any updates since I left 7100 behind.
Should I have?
maybe 1 or 2... i've had a couple right after installing (7260). hardware specific drivers, so maybe thats normal.
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