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Windows 7: Unable to install Windows Updates, error 80246008

11 Jun 2012   #11

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

All services that are dependent of "COM+ Event System" try to start "COM+ Event System" service and that fails! Only "COM+ Event System" is the problem so far

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11 Jun 2012   #12

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
Service Problem – service on local computer started and then stopped”
Reason: log files are probably full.

  • right click on “My Computer”
  • choose Manage
  • Event log->windows events->right click on Application log (also security, system, setup but do that later)
  • choose Properties
  • change maximum log size to bigger value
  • check “Overwrite events when needed”
Already done that? Start COM+ Event System service afterwards. Maybe a reboot is needed(?)
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17 Jun 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

Sorry for replying 5 days late. I tried what you had said and restarted but I still get the same problem.
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