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Old 06-16-2014, 08:20 PM   #1
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Msft's update to fix bug in Windows Update Delivery fails. Now what?


Hello Windows Troupers!

I have an Windows 7 (64-bit) system and am unable to download any Windows Updates.

Windows Update reports
"Windows could not search for new updates
Error(s) found: Code 80070246"

As reported by Larry Selzer on
http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-relea...rs-7000026582/
Microsoft has released a non-critical, non-security update to fix a bug in the Windows Update system in certain versions of Windows.

<< Microsoft found problems in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. This update is a tool which checks the system for these problems and tries to resolve them. Errors in Windows Update with the following codes are addressed by this update: 0x80070002, 0x8007000D, 0x800F081F, 0x80073712, 0x800736CC, 0x800705B9, 0x80070246, 0x8007370D, 0x8007370B, 0x8007370A, 0x80070057, 0x800B0100, 0x80092003, 0x800B0101, 0x8007371B, 0x80070490.

On Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista the tool is called the System Update Readiness Tool. The various versions of the update may be downloaded directly from KB947821. Installation instructions are on that page.
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I downloaded Microsoft's fix from
support.microsoft.com/kb/947821

and ran it with the following results:
window=Windows Update Standalone Installer
msg="Installer encountered an error: 0x8007000d
The data is invalid."

This second error is one of the errors that Microsoft's update KB947821 is supposed to fix.
Catch 22.

Now what???

All suggestions appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Old 06-17-2014, 06:06 PM   #2
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Msft's update to fix bug in Windows Update Delivery fails. Now what?


Well, you may be a Windows Trooper, but you did say all suggestions appreciated.

So my suggestion is to forget Windows and move on.

I left Windows a couple years ago and went to Linux Mint.
Linux Mint just released their latest version, Linux Mint 17.
It is a LTS (long term support, til 2019) release and it just
gets better and better. It is available with a variety of desktop
environments and boatloads of software.

And it's FREE !!!

In my opinion, it's so much better than Windows in so many ways,
that I would rather pay for it than get Windows for free.

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It means the OS is borked. You can look at http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-u...0070246-a.html, which states to do a sfc /scannow from a Command Window. The other option is a Repair install. You will lose any documents, pictures, video's, etc.. If the repair does not work.

I use Xubuntu 14.04 LTS with no issues on my Toshiba Satellite C850D-st3nx1 laptop. Talk is making the rounds that Mint ver. 17 is not yet ready for prime time. Due to a lot of people are finding problems with it.
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