windows update fails

Posted on 2012-08-29
Last Modified: 2012-09-20
I am using MSCE2010 for my windows updates, and I have a mixed group of XP's and Win7's.
So far, only 1 win 7 laptop is having issues. Looks like every update fails to install.  I've attached a screenshot.

I did a gpupdate /force, to make sure it received the newest GP updates.

I ran a few fixes for the updates, but it's still not working.

Any ideas why?
Question by:afacts

    Author Comment

    here's the attachment.
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    Accepted Solution

    I ran a few fixes for the updates

    What were these, and did you run the System Readiness Tool? for X64 for x86

    Also try the following:

    Set the Automatic Update on the machine to OFF or Manual. Shut down, restart and try to update manually. Does that work?  If so, turn Auto Update back on.

    .... Thinkpads_User
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    Assisted Solution

    Try there 10 steps from Microsoft KB

    Author Comment

    steps 1 - 4 did not do anything, same problem exists.  I will continue with step 5 onward tomorrow.

    Author Comment

    thinkpads user,

    sorry, this was one of them:

    Also, it was 3.bat files to run, but I can't find that website anymore.
    There was also 1 microsoft fix-it website, but I can't find the exact links anymore.

    Author Comment

    i ran the readiness tool, but it didn't do anything.

    Author Closing Comment

    It just started working by itself now is what the user said, so that's very strange.
    LVL 89

    Expert Comment

    by:John Hurst
    @afacts - Thanks and I was happy to help you with this.  ... Thinkpads_User

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