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windows update error: code 800B0001

Posted on 2013-01-27
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WIN7 machine automatically fails trying to update itself however when I choose "Check online for updates from Microsoft Updates" it works.

Any ideas? WIN7 Pro is in a SBS 2008 environmant no other WIN7 machines are affected.
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Question by:WORKS2011
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Alexios earned 500 total points
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Hi
Did you try the System Update Readiness Tool?
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=947821
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by:Vegadog
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Do u use a  WSUS ???
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by:jcimarron
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WORKS2011--The error code you mention is fixed by this article
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Windows-Update-error-800B0001
The Update Readiness Tool has already been suggested by Kostasp.

If no help please explain "WIN7 machine automatically fails trying to update itself "?
How do you know it is failing?
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by:WORKS2011
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this worked great thanks
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by:Alexios
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Glad to help
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