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Windows 7: Failure configuring Windows updates reverting changes CMD Access Only

09 Jun 2017   #11
gruntpunt

WIndows 7 Ultimate X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Hi Grunt,
try running sfc /scannow, might clear some of the problems.

Roy
Every time I run sfc /scannow it replies "there is a system repair pending which requires reboot to complete. Restart Windows and run sfc again." And every time I restart and go back to the cmd via "system recovery options" it says the same thing, which is from what I assume because I am in system recovery options.


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09 Jun 2017   #12
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

from a command prompt try:

dism.exe /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions

then reboot and try sfc /scannow again

or a second option is to do this

regedit > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RebootPending

right-click on the Rebootpending key and delete it, then reboot

to do the second option you may have to use regedit offline, as discussed here

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