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Windows 7: Windows Update fails Code: 80072F78

25 Nov 2014   #1

7 pro 64
Windows Update fails Code: 80072F78

Hi Guys,

I was hoping that someone might know what's causing a strange Windows update issue.

I've tried everything, SFC, Update reset (softwaredistribtion.old) update readiness tool

Here's a link to my Windows update log:

2014-11-25 17:53:55:357 1336 1a40 AU AU checked download status and it changed: -

Thank you in advance!!

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25 Nov 2014   #2

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

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)
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