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(Solved) - Windows updates not working

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  • Started 9 years ago by gramps2008
  • Latest reply from fukkchenlong
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gramps2008
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G'day,

My laptop has a mind of it's own - don't they all?

Recently, it began to not download and instal Microsoft updates. I can't figure out why? Hope someone here can help me.

My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite P105-S6197 running Vista Home Premium. When I bring up the update window, it starts to look for updates then shows the downloading section, but it stays at 0% complete for several minutes, the window kinda "freezes and unfreezes" then it states "some updates were not installed" and a code 80246008 that I can't fathom.

I had my laptop's RAM upgraded recently and it's since then that updates aren't working. Typically the technician didn't know and seems that he doesn't want to know either, when I emailed for assistance.

Posted 9 years ago
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LH
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This any help ?
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80246008

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gramps2008
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Thanks LH. I tried that and this was the result.

After following all those steps, this message appeared;

"The Background Intelligent Transfer Service service on Local Computer
started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are
not in use by other service or programs."

So, still none the wiser...

Posted 9 years ago
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LH
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Go to Control Panel > Adminstrative Tools > Services.
Are the com+ services disabled ?

Posted 9 years ago
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gramps2008
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G'day,

Updates still not working. 'Installing Updates' just hangs at 0%, eventually 'some updates were not installed'. The other day, some were, most weren't installed.

Error Code 80246008

When i click 'get help for this error', a window comes up saying ;

"Windows Help and Support

Help Topic Not Found

This content under construction

We were unable to retrieve the requested topic."

Posted 9 years ago
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madmacs
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Hi gramps2008, have a look here. Matt

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gramps2008
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G'day,

Thanks for the input to date - but alas, I still have the same problem.

When I do as instructed in the link (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80246008), all is well in "To change or restart the Windows Event Log service". In "To change or restart the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)" at no 5, it is stopped. When I clixk "start", it shows a window "Windows is attempting to start the following service on Local Computer...Background Intelligent Transfer Service". The green bar progresses for a few seconds the a window shows "The Background Intelligent Transfer Service service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs."

HEEEEELLLLPPPPP!!!!!

This is getting crazy and I don't have a clue what to do next!

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gramps2008
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G'day again,

In reply to LH, both COM+ Event System & COM+System Application are "automatic" & "started".

Posted 9 years ago
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gramps2008
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G'day,

Is no-one able to assist me further with this problem?

Thanks

Posted 9 years ago
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LH
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sorry gramps. can you bump this in about 12 hours please. It will remind me to dig deeper.

Posted 9 years ago
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Narf
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Gramps, Give this a try:

Register qmgr.dll
Click Start.
Choose Run.
In the Run box, type regsvr32 qmgr.dll.
Click OK.

Register qmgrprxy.dll
Click Start.
Choose Run.
In the Run box, type regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll.
Click OK

Narf

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gramps2008
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G'day,

Narf, I did that - nothing happened.

Bump to LH!

Posted 9 years ago
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LH
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Are you running SP1 or SP2. If SP2, I suggest you un-install it.
Control Panel > Programs and Features > View installed updates.

Posted 9 years ago
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gramps2008
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G'day,

Big decision has been made.

My system has problems in some aeas - none seem to be able to be fixed...so...

I've decided to do a clean install of Windows 7 Home Premium. Hopefully that will sort out any problems and give me a better OS.

Posted 9 years ago
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pdeshmukh
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i had the same issue i fixed it using below link

http://helpdeskgeek.com/how-to/background-intelligent-transfer-service-will-not-start/

Posted 8 years ago
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fukkchenlong
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You can try to register the following DLLs if Windows Update service is not starting up or having some issue updating/running Windows Updates:

1. Create a batch file and copy the following contents in it and then double click on it to register modules.

regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\vbscript.dll
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\mshtml.dll
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msjava.dll
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\jscript.dll
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msxml.dll
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\actxprxy.dll
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\shdocvw.dll

2. Restart the Windows Update and Automatic service

3. Stop the Cryptographic Service

4. Remove the folder \Windows\System32\Catroot2

5. Rename the \Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder.

This above folder is the restoration point for Windows Update service.

6. Now restart the Cryptographic Service.

7. Create another batch file and put the following lines in it and then double click on it to register the modules:

regsvr32 /s Softpub.dll
regsvr32 /s Mssip32.dll
regsvr32 /s Initpki.dll
regsvr32 softpub.dll
regsvr32 wintrust.dll
regsvr32 initpki.dll
regsvr32 dssenh.dll
regsvr32 rsaenh.dll
regsvr32 gpkcsp.dll
regsvr32 sccbase.dll
regsvr32 slbcsp.dll
regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll
regsvr32 Urlmon.dll
regsvr32 Shdocvw.dll
regsvr32 Msjava.dll
regsvr32 Actxprxy.dll
regsvr32 Oleaut32.dll
regsvr32 Mshtml.dll
regsvr32 msxml.dll
regsvr32 msxml2.dll
regsvr32 msxml3.dll
regsvr32 Browseui.dll
regsvr32 shell32.dll
regsvr32 wuapi.dll
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32 wucltui.dll
regsvr32 wups.dll
regsvr32 wuweb.dll
regsvr32 jscript.dll
regsvr32 atl.dll
regsvr32 Mssip32.dll

Your Windows Update should work.

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