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Windows 7: Windows Update fails Error - 80246008

19 Sep 2015   #21
NoelDP

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

Great!
now all we have to do is wait - I think
What happens with Windows Update now?
Do a Check for Updates - it could take a long time and look like it's stuck, but be patient and leave it for AT LEAST 24 hours!
If it comes back with an error message, post that.


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19 Sep 2015   #22
nikhilnh

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks Noel, here's the message I got after searching for the updates


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20 Sep 2015   #23
NoelDP

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

Looks like everything installed OK?
No failures?
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20 Sep 2015   #24
nikhilnh

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Nope, no failures. I guess it was the problem with the downloader directory which was fixed by CHKDSK which inturn fixed BITS and rest of the update. Thanks a ton. I wouldn't have solved it without your help.
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20 Sep 2015   #25
NoelDP

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Thank YOU - for teaching me a new cause for this problem!

Good luck!
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