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STATUS_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING originated in function Can't use windows update :(

Last Modified: 2012-06-21
2012-05-25 11:20:24, Info                  CBS    Session: 30227081_3897249114 initialized by client WindowsUpdateAgent.
2012-05-25 11:20:24, Info                  CBS    Failed to internally open package. [HRESULT = 0x800f0805 - CBS_E_INVALID_PACKAGE]


2012-05-24 21:09:55, Info                  CBS    Exec: Resolving Package: Microsoft-Windows-Shell-InboxGames-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.7601.17514, Update: More Games, PinDeployment: amd64_microsoft-windows-s..oregames-deployment_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_e27b17177707158e
2012-05-24 21:09:55, Error                 CSI    00000067@2012/5/25:01:09:55.503 (F) d:\win7sp1_gdr\base\wcp\componentstore\csd_locking.cpp(324): Error STATUS_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING originated in function CCSDirectTransaction::LockComponent expression: (null)

Okay the story: Had a virus, removed it, part of what I had to do was use system restore to an earlier date. Ever since doing so, I have been unable to do any updates. I tried viewing the CBS.log file and added several packages to c:\windows\servicing\packages but no luck. If anything I think it added more errors to the cbs.log file :(

Any help to fix this without doing a repair install? Although at this point this seems to be more of a science experiment than efficiently fixing this computer. The user has no complaints of issues with this pc. I just like to keep everything up to date.

CBS log file can be found here: http://www.ipmcomputers.com/CBS.log

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DonNetwork Administrator

Try reinstalling the windows update agent


Be sure to use command line, specify WindowsUpdateAgent30-<platform>.exe /quiet /norestart /wuforce

Try the System Update Readiness tool


Try resetting windows update

DonNetwork Administrator

After more research, it appears that reinstalling Windows 7 language packs may help you
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