I am still having Windows Update Problem.

My updates continue to fail.  I have run the Windows Fix as well as tweaking.com and nothing is working.  Also, itunes is not recognizing my iphone AGAIN...

Can someone steer me in the right direction?

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
For Windows 8, now try running DISM:

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Scanhealth (takes 15 - 20 minutes).   <-- Verify step.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Restorehealth (takes 15 - 20 minutes).
Restart the computer and test.
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
On It!  Thank you!
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
Hi, this is the response from the commands....eck!
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simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
And the log....
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Those logs are too long and verbose to make any sense of them from afar.

Did DISM complete?  And if not what error on the command line did it give?
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
It did not...this was the code...
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
DISM is a heavy duty repair tool and if it did not complete, the operating system has major issues.

Two approaches.

Stick with Windows 8 and run a Windows 8 Refresh (Action Center). This keeps data but makes you reinstall most software. I have done a Refresh a couple of years ago and it did not take that long to put together.

Second approach is to back up all your data and email, and then run the Windows 10 Update from the Media Creation link.


At the section where you can upgrade and keep everything or nothing, select Keep Nothing, let Windows 10 install, then install software and recover your data.

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simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
I had to replace hard drive not very long ago and reinstalled Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Pro.

simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
I cannot try a repair install from System disk?
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
Mr. Hurst, have you looked at Windows 10?  What are your thoughts, Sir?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thank you. Yes I have looked at Windows 10. I have a ThinkPad X230 laptop that was running Windows 8.1 and I upgraded to Windows 10 on August 6 last. It is working well and I was happy to upgrade.
simonesbauerAuthor Commented:
Thank you Sir!
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