Windows update failed

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  1. kamy

    kamy Registered Member

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    Hi wilders

    vista home edition

    some updates failed no option to update please help :)
     
  2. BFG

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    Hello kamy,

    If you uninstall the ESET software do the Windows updates still fail?

    BFG
     
  3. kamy

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    yep still failed this was before instalion of antivirus
     
  4. BFG

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    Hello kami,

    It sounds as though the issue is related to something other than our program and we can only support ESET software.

    Have you checked with Microsoft?

    BFG
     
  5. funkydude

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    Do you run a Zemana product? They have been known to cause issues.
     
  6. kamy

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    hi i didnt check with them do you have the link for microsoft help please

    also i dont know what zamana is
     
  7. aido

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    Zemana works fine. There is no known problems with windows updates. If you check your system with MBSA you get more detailed information about the problem.

    aido
     
  8. ratchet

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    Try updating one update at a time. That is what I had to do this week!
     
  9. m00nbl00d

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    It may be corrupted update downloads in folder C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Downloads

    Try the following in cmd line, with administrative rights:

    net stop wuauserv (press enter)
    cd %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution (press enter)
    ren Download Download.old (press enter) - This will safeguard the already downloaded updates, just in case.
    net start wuauserv (press enter)

    Then redownload and try to reinstall the updates and see if it is successful. It has happened to me in the past, and that's what I did.

    If that doesn't work, try this:

    net stop wuauserv
    cd %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution
    ren SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
    net start wuauserv

    (This step will rename the full path instead)

    For more info, go here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958046/en-us/
     
  10. funkydude

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    No, it doesn't :rolleyes: Up until recently it wouldn't even allow certain patches to be installed, and the support for the product is non-existant. Horrible pile of crap in my opinion, glad I ditched it. :thumb:
     
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    I also had difficulty with the Microsoft updates. (Microsoft updates=Windows updates plus more).

    I just could not download one.

    In the end, I did some digging, and was able to locate the update, and could download and install it separately.
     
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  13. kamy

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    Thanks guys for all solutions moonblood is this the method to use because i have no option to press in control panel when the failed updates they have no further button to press for example try again i dont have a option button to reinstall so do i now use your method?
     
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