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Windows 7: Windows Update in Windows 7 completely nonfunctional after moving comp

08 Aug 2016   #11
Truthkeeper

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Truth,
Did you try the start-up repair
Startup Repair
(copy the OS disks to a usb?)
I didn't before, but I have now. It found and fixed a configuration error of some sort.

Ran it, I assume it did things, although a lot of "service is not running" and "file not found" flashed by,


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10 Aug 2016   #12
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

I feel I should elaborate that the reregister tool did not fix my problem, I think my last post kinda mistakenly implied otherwise.
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11 Aug 2016   #13
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Truth,
As the windowsUpdate Agent still appears corrupt,
we'll try and re-install it another way
Download a new version from here
http://download.windowsupdate.com/wi...nt-7.6-x64.exe
>>>> TO A USB <<<<
then click on the windows Orb..
X:WindowsUpdateAgent20-x86.exe /wuforce
(where X is your usb drive letter)

Roy
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11 Aug 2016   #14
Truthkeeper

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Truth,
As the windowsUpdate Agent still appears corrupt,
we'll try and re-install it another way
Download a new version from here
http://download.windowsupdate.com/wi...nt-7.6-x64.exe
>>>> TO A USB <<<<
then click on the windows Orb..
X:WindowsUpdateAgent20-x86.exe /wuforce
(where X is your usb drive letter)

Roy
"Install failed with following error number: 0x80070490"
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25 Aug 2016   #15
Truthkeeper

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Two weeks later and I'm still completely stumped on this. I'm getting perilously close to considering a reinstall to be a viable option.
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23 Sep 2016   #16
Truthkeeper

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

A month later, and my search has brought me no closer to figuring this out.
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23 Sep 2016   #17
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Have you installed Thrashzone`s Updates yet ?

He helps everyone with Windows update issues.

Windows update annoyance
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24 Sep 2016   #18
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Have you installed Thrashzone`s Updates yet ?

He helps everyone with Windows update issues.

Windows update annoyance
No, I can honestly say I have not done that. Because I can't install any updates.
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24 Sep 2016   #19
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

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24 Sep 2016   #20
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Unfortunately, I can only get as far as step 3 in your instructions. I don't have KB3020369 installed, and I can't install it.

"This update is not applicable to your computer"

I'm beginning to see a major flaw in the fact that almost everything to fix Windows Update requires that WU be working properly.
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