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Windows Update Issues - Patch Cleanup Tool

Post by dadstaxi on Tue Dec 28, 2010 11:17 am

Wink Over the past few months, on my Win 7 64bit machine, I kept on getting errors. The error was:

"WindowsUpdate_00000646" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

I looked all over and finally found the answer on the Microsoft Answers Site

I'll try this and let you folks know what happens.

I've extracted the details of the posting below as an FYI

Try this 1st to see if it helps and it should :

Description of the Patch Registration Cleanup Tool
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976220/

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If needed :

Try this - Control Panel - Windows Updates - on each Update that will not install - Click the Important Updates
or the Update itself - double click one then click View More Informations (or click on it then View on right side)

Those will take you to a page where you can download the update.

Or go here and put in the KBxxxxxx number to download it.

Download Center - put in the KBxxxxxx.

Microsoft Download Center
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/default.aspx

Download - SAVE - go to where you put them - Right Click on - RUN AS ADMIN

Then you can Right Click on the Update in Windows Updates and HIDE.

If you get an installer error install this version :

Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5a58b56f-60b6-4412-95b9-54d056d6f9f4&displaylang=en

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Then run these :

How do I reset Windows Update components? - a Mr Fixit
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, and
for Windows 7
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821

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Since these are all Office Updates you might get more info if needed in Office Groups from those who
might have experienced the same issue.

Office Discussion Groups
http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/FlyoutOverview.mspx

Discussions in microsoft.public.office.misc
http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/list/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.office.misc&cat=en_us_01cb749f-c998-4762-8099-df71793c11c7&lang=en&cr=us

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If needed you can get free incident reports however the above should take care of it for you.

For Windows Updates - Free Incident Report

Go Here and Click -> Windows Update fails while scanning for, downloading, or installing updates
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/wusupport#tab3

For Security Updates you can get a Free Support Incident Report
http://www.microsoft.com/protect/resources/support.aspx

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