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Windows 7: windows update error code 8000FFFF

31 Mar 2013   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
windows update error code 8000FFFF

hi there, spent days trying to download latest windows updates . every time i keep getting the failed to download message and with it error code 8000FFFF. tried using the microsoft fixit , but doesnt fix it ! tried pausing kaspersky but no success... tried installing each of the updates one at a time. no go....tried the standalone but again no joy... why cant i update windows ??? please, anyone ???

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31 Mar 2013   #2

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The FFFF error is a default 'I haven't got a clue what happened' type of error message, so far as I know.

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