How do I remove all patches

I have a Windows 7 Home Premium
User is having issues with Patches being installed...keeps saying " Updates Failure Configuring Windows Updates " Preparing to retry..do not turn off your computer...

How do I fix??
Cjoego
Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAsked:
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Larry Struckmeyer MVPCommented:
System restore?  Review update history and download and install the offending patch manually?  If not from normal start, then safe mode with networking?
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RizzleCommented:
Normally when I get this issue I try installing smaller amount of updates at a time.

For example on a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine at work there was 78 updates pending for download/install. Once downloaded and installed I restarted and got this message.

I then went back and select 20 updates at a time and the error message never came back up again.
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rindiCommented:
What usually works is when you download the KB's that failed directly from m$, and then install them manually.
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Mike SunSenior Systems Engineer (IBM - retired)Commented:
It seems like you may wish to repair the Microsoft Update mechanism:-

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058
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RizzleCommented:
Any update on this?
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Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
The MS Fixit guy Fixed it for me

Thank you,

Cjoego
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Mike SunSenior Systems Engineer (IBM - retired)Commented:
Glad it's resolved - Cheers
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