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Windows 7: Windows Update Error 8007073B

26 Jun 2017   #1

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
Windows Update Error 8007073B

Awhile back I was installing some windows updates, and several of them failed. When I tried to reinstall the failed updates later, I began to get an error of 8007370B. I had tried running SURT to no avail, as well as the "fix problems with windows update" tool found in the control panel. It would tell me it couldn't repair the error. After doing a lot of reading about this error, combined with the fact that I'd started getting multiple BSOD, I determined I probably had a problem with the RAM. I ran the windows memory diagnostic it alerted to problems right away. I changed the memory, and the BSOD have stopped and the windows memory diagnostic shows no problems. I re-ran SURT, and this time it fixed some things, but there was still a lot it couldn't fix. I also re-ran the "fix problems with windows update" tool, and this time it told me it ran successfully, but I am still getting the error.

I've attached a screencap of the error, as well as the CBS files, but I cannot run the SFC Scan. Whenever I try, I get the following message: "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation."

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26 Jun 2017   #2

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

Hi Jenn38,
There are quite a few missing packages from within your updates, they are easy enough to get
However there are other major cat & mum files that i cannot source.

I would suggest you post at Sysnative forum, they keep a very extensive archive of these.
Keeping it under one hat will make it easier and quicker to fix.

post the logs and the results of thier own tool

note they tend to be extremely busy

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26 Jun 2017   #3

Windows 7 professional 64 bit

Thank you, Roy. I will do that.

ETA: I am going to go ahead and marked this as solved as I've been sent elsewhere for further help. Thanks again!
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