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Reply lakonst May 14, 2015 @ 09:18:14 @Stephen: Run this FixIt tools from MS. 1. Stumbling upon your post is a miracle. I'm so grateful to you 🙂 Reply Garrycas Feb 14, 2015 @ 09:07:52 Thank you VERY MUCH! Back to top #3 I have a computer... http://introbuilder.net/windows-update/windows-update-has-encountered-an-unknown-error.php

Win 7 64bit Reply Ralnavman Oct 18, 2015 @ 13:40:12 Solution 2 worked for me on a quite old unused netbook running Windows 7. Richard Lloyd 338,485 views 6:53 Cosas que debes de saber de Windows Update - Duration: 11:32. Just a suggestion though, if it hasn't been updated for sometime such as mine, doublle click the working network adapter so that you can observe the data being sent/received as being Rating is available when the video has been rented. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/windows-update-encountered-an-unknown-error-code/fa8b8883-17ae-41e6-b12b-4acec887b61d

Windows Update Error 8024402f

Prowse 81,307 views 15:51 Loading more suggestions... Thanks Reply Vijayendra Feb 02, 2015 @ 07:14:47 Solution 2 Works Thanks a ton ! These articles are provided as-is and should be used at your own discretion. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Reply Ndosi Oct 19, 2015 @ 16:39:04 Waooo…..It's really working. OMG:-) HAPPY:-) Reply Vivek Chakravarty Jan 24, 2015 @ 12:07:02 Thanks A Lot……It works! I'm based in the UK, but I notice that the http://test.update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate/v6/vistadefault.aspx URL is also unavailable using ''wget'' from my webserver in Chicago. System Update Readiness Tool I don't know how much information your willing to post but one place I would start is from your Windows box type: ipconfig /all And check the output for anything odd.

Reply souvik Jul 04, 2015 @ 06:32:53 thanks a lot bro Reply Blake Jul 10, 2015 @ 05:44:20 hi lakonst2012, your tips worked, I'm back in business! Reply Dan May 01, 2016 @ 04:53:51 Had to reinstall Win7U from a system image dated three years ago, got to the point of checking Windows Update, got the dreaded "service Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Several functions may not work.

When I went into Programs and features and Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 is there BUT it didn't have a publisher or a size but the other .NET Frameworks I have installed Windows Update Error 80244019 If there are more Catroot2, for example Catroot2(862) then delete them too. So start a command prompt again, and then type: %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\REGSVR32.EXE %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\WUAUENG.DLL /S Press Enter and wait for the DLL registration to complete. Your solution 2 worked like magic! !l Thank you so very much!

  1. Reply Danny Jun 14, 2015 @ 11:28:14 None of them worked… 0 of 3… Reply Gary Jun 17, 2015 @ 09:04:18 Solution #2 worked for me.
  2. Thank you.
  3. thats why I'm here, right?
  4. It turned out the problem was the .NET Framework 4 Client Profile and that replacing it with the .NET Framework 4.5 made the Windows Update error go away.
  5. Hurray and thanks a million.
  6. I tried the first solution but it didnt work for me, tried the second and it worked perfectly…Thanks again Reply Stephen May 14, 2015 @ 00:46:36 Windows Update does not appear
  7. Reply lakonst Mar 14, 2015 @ 11:04:14 @Rahab: SoftwareDistribution is a folder (not a file).
  8. I then attempted to use Windows Update to update my laptop but it will not connect and gives the following error message: Code 80072EFE Windows Update encountered an unknown error.
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Windows Update Error 80244010

What updates are you trying to install? read review site unreachable) I've had the same problem for 24 hours now, so surely the Windows Update servers haven't been down this whole time? Windows Update Error 8024402f In event viewer it tells me this: - System - Provider [ Name] Microsoft-Windows-WindowsUpdateClient [ Guid] {945a8954-c147-4acd-923f-40c45405a658} EventID 20 Windows Update Error 80070103 Thank you very much!

Reply Majika Dec 18, 2015 @ 17:44:41 Thanks a lot! http://introbuilder.net/windows-update/windows-update-encountered-unknown-error.php Reply johnny Sep 17, 2015 @ 03:39:19 thanks solution 2 works Reply Rebecca Sep 17, 2015 @ 17:37:01 Thanks a lot. Thanks for helping so far though. I finally walked away to perform some tasks outside the office in between steps. Windows Update Error 8024402c

Thank you man. Worked like a charm. After installation restart your computer and check for updates. (Applied to: Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.) Restart your computer. http://introbuilder.net/windows-update/windows-update-encountered-an-unknown-error.php Reply Service Desk Dec 03, 2014 @ 05:01:16 Thanks, it works.

solution 2 worked Reply Carl Feb 16, 2016 @ 02:01:46 Thank you so much dofor your help Reply sushil zingare Feb 26, 2016 @ 23:08:30 Solution 2 works for me…I am Windows Update Error 8007000e Solution 2 worked for me. Maximum server memory When I added a resistor to a set of christmas lights where I cut off bulbs, it gets hot.

Filter ActiveX Blocks HTTP requests containing a URL ending in ".ocx" or ".cab".

I am now getting an error when selecting Check Updates 'Windows could not search for new updates' Code 80072F78 Windows encountered an unknown error. I decided to restore my laptop back to before when I got the virus. Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit Service pack 2 Avast Free Antivirus Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 26,406 0x80070002 Update type: Important A security issue has been identified in a Microsoft software product that could affect your system.

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Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Should the sole user of a *nix system have two accounts? Reply XavDeb Jul 27, 2016 @ 17:30:48 Whaou ! Reply F.

Thank you. I can see blocking .ocx, but .cab files are used by a lot of software on Windows. This took some patience, as each step seemed to go on forever. Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect Loading...

But which solution is fixed your problem? asked 5 years ago viewed 149446 times active 1 year ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #93 - A Very Spolsky Halloween Special Linked 3 Installing .NET Framework 4 Client Profile breaks Britec09 992,981 views 10:12 How to Fix Windows Update Errors - Duration: 9:55. Tried MS's FixIt, WindowsUpdateDiagnostic, etc.

Many thanks Reply Mike Oct 09, 2016 @ 04:49:27 I tried Step 2, but there was no Windows update in that folder. Reply Alex Aug 24, 2015 @ 17:29:24 Excellent, the second manual version worked for me! I have a Compaq Presario C700 running Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2, 32 bit Operating System, Intel Pentium Dual CPU 1.73 GHz, 2.00 GB RAM Anyone know how to I know SP1 has an "issue" with dual boot systems and some systems that don't have a system partition (but either is easy to fix).

But if you're reading this, my connection is definitely working fine. I had the same issue with my router and completely forgot about blocking ActiveX. –Neil Fenwick Jul 30 '13 at 18:48 1 Wow, this seems like a serious lack of Step#2 worked! Waite Apr 21 '13 at 17:00 Using DNS 8.8.8.8 fixed the 0x8024402f error immediately for me (I have had the error for ages, last updated 6/6/2013).

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