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Windows 7: I need help with Windows Update Error 80070308

02 Sep 2014   #11

Windows 7 64 bit Home Edition

Just thought I would post after having exactly the same issue as this, and having tried 'NoelDP' instructions - it has actually worked...

Which I am extremely happy with as I have been trying to get these updates to install for WEEKS. Having searched countless times on Google for a method, and used the Troubleshooter that was supposed to work - I simply could not get them to install.

Tried this the first time and it worked. Will definitely be book marking this forums site to use should I have any troubles in the future!


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03 Sep 2014   #12

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Glad we were able to point you in the right direction.

For future reference, this error code is pretty specific, and the cure is very specific to the error code.

Please do NOT randomly try the fix unless you have the EXACT error code here - it's more likely to cause deeper problems with a greater likelihood of needing a repair install to fix.
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23 Jul 2015   #13

Windows 7 Professional SP1

Noel,you are true legend
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