Windows updates failing

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by TrueGamer, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. TrueGamer

    TrueGamer Limp Gawd

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    Just recently whenever i attempted a Windows update whether it be express or custom they seem to fail. I try installing one at a time and it has the same issue.

    Yes it is a genuine copy of windows, strait from my manufacturer

    Ideas?
     
  2. Renesis13B

    Renesis13B Limp Gawd

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    Search for dial-a-fix. It has a windows update fixer that works great.
     
  3. xxEIEIOxx

    xxEIEIOxx 2[H]4U

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    It should be giving an error code. If so search for that, or post it here, as nobody can tell you much without more info.
     
  4. TrueGamer

    TrueGamer Limp Gawd

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    It fails during "Initializing installation... "

    all i get is this after the update window closes


    no error code nothing
     
  5. TrueGamer

    TrueGamer Limp Gawd

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    i see the turn off computer to install updates button on when i go to restart my computer but i do it and it just comes back
     
  6. DeaconFrost

    DeaconFrost [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Clean out all your temp files and make sure you do have enough free space on the system volume.
     
  7. TrueGamer

    TrueGamer Limp Gawd

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    Ill try cleaning out the temp files...i know there is enough space :)
     
  8. TrueGamer

    TrueGamer Limp Gawd

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    Thank you guys for your help

    I got it fixed using Dial-a-fix