Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Windows Update Error C0000022

18 Mar 2013   #21

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

Your system is now showing as genuine :) - you should clear the remaining error by validating using Internet Explorer at

CheckSUR is clean
SFC is clean

Try downloading the two remaining updates for offline install....
Download Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2790655) from Official Microsoft Download Center
Download from Official Microsoft Download Center

My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Mar 2013   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I did the validation and I am officially running genuine windows! Hopefully I won't see that pop-up anymore!

I used the download center to install those two updates that wouldn't install automatically. They worked first try and I no longer get messages asking me to install important updates.

Thank you so much for helping me get everything back in order on my machine! I was really scared when the people at windows help desk were suggesting a complete reinstall of windows as the only fix.

Much love NoelDP! <3
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2013   #23

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

That's what I like to hear - a satisfied customer

Have fun - and good luck.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Windows Update Error C0000022

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 update error code C0000022
Hi, Malware was found on this computer which I cleaned out (Malwarebytes etc.). But it left registry problems. I think I have those fixed ( - Windows Repair) and was able to install all but 6 or 7 updates so I cleaned things up again... now I'm left with "updates won't install error...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows 7 error trying to update Code C0000022
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ----------------------------------------- Windows Validation Data--> Validation Code: 0x8004FE21 Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc0000022 Windows Product Key: *****-*****-FH87W-7FHWK-JTM4J Windows Product Key Hash: TkRULuN2gnbMpqB9MRDC+f53x+0=...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows 10 update fatal error c0000022 amd64_ava
Hello, Firstly, I would apologize for my bad english. I have had this laptop for a year now. It originaly came with windows 8 but I didn't quite like it so I replaced it with Windows 7 (not genuine). Now, I want to install Windows 10 (I DO HAVE A GENUINE KEY) but every time I start installing...
Windows Updates & Activation
i have a problem with with windows update i get error c0000022
i am putting all the things according to the posting instruction 1. System Update Readiness Tool (SURT) this installed with no problem --> But didn't solve my problem 2. SFC Scan is running and here are the results Microsoft Windows Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights...
Windows Updates & Activation
Activation problem and Windows Update error C0000022
I have an activation problem with my windows 7 for serveral days, and I can't introduce the key because it says product id and status "not avalaible" (from system properties). And now Windows update has stop working and the error is C0000022. I hope you can help me because I asked in an antispyware...
Windows Updates & Activation

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:22.
Twitter Facebook Google+