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Windows 7: Windows Update Services

18 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
Windows Update Services

I would like help with the following error codes. I'm using Windows7 32bit system
Update Error codes: 0x80070002 Phase 40 = Post-reboot install failure. & 0x8024000C FATAL: Unable to initiate asynchronous search: These codes are relating to Windows Update Database, and Windows Update components must be repaired. Also it says Update Services are not running. I do have the Update Logs if required?

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19 Nov 2012   #2

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Hello Marc and welcome to Seven Forums.

This previous Forum thread may help.

How to repair the windows update service

As a precaution it would be advisable to create a system restore point "just in case." Or better yet, a system image. If your computer gets even worse you could restore it to its current condition and be no worse off than you are now.

System Restore Point - Create

System Restore
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