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Apparently the KB292777 DOES install correctly, but Vista for some reason doesn't recognize that it's installed and so keeps prompting you. Some keys in the Windows Vista registry are corrupt. I am unable to remove the Hot Fix, I get the same message reported by others - Some updates could not be removed. I did that it took about an hour and a half, after which it said that it failed because the computer I'm using was not compatible with Vista Home Premium. have a peek here

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946414 Cheers! ^u^ • Comments on this entry are closed. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement paulb100 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 17, 2005 Messages: 1,870 Hi Just installed Windows Vista Ultimate on an ACER Aspire 5051 and when Consider that you saved the downloaded file in the root of D drive, then to install the package, you should do the following: Open Start menu and select Run. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same error 8000ffff by GnomE00742 / January 23, 2009 10:25 PM PST In reply to: Vista Updates Error 8000ffff.

Windows Update Error 8000ffff Server 2008

Matt Merz February 27, 2008 8:25 PM Windows Updates fails refuses to get the newest updates. If you take out two gigs, install the update, and then replace the two gigs, that seems like the logical route to solving the problem. Check the Windows Update Web site to see if you can update your Vista computer now. Kareem April 13, 2009 8:38 AM Follow Wendy's directions and you will be set!

  1. In the folder that opens, search for the Software Distributionfolder.
  2. Vista suggested a fix from Intel that reverted one of the chipset drivers to an older one...that worked upto a point.
  3. I ALMOST WASTED $30 BUCKS ON A PROGRAM SAYING THAT IT WOULD FIX THIS!!!
  4. patricia hannafin March 30, 2009 8:40 AM I HAVE A HP G6000, FROM NEW JUST OVER A YEAR AGO NOW.
  5. I told her that I didn't underestand why a multi billion dollar Corp like Microsoft couldn't solve what appears to be a minor problem in their own product.They suggested that I use
  6. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...
  7. If this value does not exist, go to the next step." I have no clue what the details pane is!

In the details pane, right-click AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving, and then click Delete. Click Start Collapse this imageExpand this image Start button . 2. For x86-based versions of Windows computer, download theWindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe package. Error 8000ffff Windows Phone So its not something that microsoft can 'fix', its simply how computers work, so you might want to edit that part of the page, its noobish.

if it does not work run the tool on aggresive mode. Code 8000ffff Windows 7 First click your >>start menu and look to see if the red shut down button has a ! Friday, July 20, 2007 4:55 PM Reply | Quote 1 Sign in to vote I had the same problem. because of the Oem...thingy....Any other suggestions?

Where can I find "Wendy's" solution? good luck. Next, click Start, select Start Search, type %windir% and then press Enter. Cant get of rid of the error either.

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Does anybody actually believe that Microsoft is capable of designing a program that's NOT full of bugs??? http://ask-leo.com/what_is_error_8000ffff_when_i_try_to_install_a_windows_vista_update.html Disclosure Website Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Contact Sitemap Windows Update Error 8000ffff Server 2008 F You Microsoft and your stupid buggy OS! Windows Update Error 8000ffff Server 2008 R2 Solved: Update error 8000FFFF....?

Join Now Help Remember Me? http://devstude.net/windows-update/windowsupdate-8000ffff-error-vista.php it seems like that is the case. Click Export. 7. Proposed as answer by bleedingwolf Thursday, December 17, 2009 8:19 AM Saturday, August 25, 2007 12:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Simple Solution,     Unfortunately your Windows Update Error Code 8000ffff Windows 2008 R2

I also took out 3 gb of mem. Please try the support link form the Jan 29 update. Wendy March 18, 2009 12:27 AM 1. http://devstude.net/windows-update/windows-update-8000ffff-error.php Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Are automatic updates a good thing? I've been running the gambit of update error codes, too, starting with 80073712 and now 8000FFFF. If you still encounter the error messages, perform the following steps to remove incorrect COMPONENTS key from the Windows Vista registry.

But it shows up in the list of updates you can uninstall, so it must just be some notification bug.

now its all fixed thanks so much everyone... Mark Duncan October 14, 2007 6:36 AM Be warned if you use a 64bit version of Windows that many hardware manufacturers don't make 64bit drivers. FIRST. check for updates( there should be none and your history should show successful update on the kb929777.

Albert Miller June 15, 2007 10:39 AM I also have 2GB RAM, the max my Presario allows. (After bootup I have about 1.5GB.) The first time I got this error, 5/22/07, and vista shows me the same errormessage. Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! this contact form How much RAM is installed? 32 bit? 64 bit?

Worked like a charm!! Monday, February 18, 2008 7:39 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote after getting this error and speaking with a co-worker that had, had this problem i was able This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Format in again?

Specifically, shutting down the Windows Update Service, then renaming "SoftwareDistribution to Sdold" etc.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - I tried all those links but none Please try again now or at a later time. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - A solution! Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

PendingXmldentifier NextQueueEntryIndex AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving If you find one or all of the these values delete them. When I tried this, I got the same error code. I Suggested Three Downloads.. I tried installing that update...and it said "Not Applicable to You're System"oh yah i forgot to add i have 3.0GB Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - "VISTA oem

I downloaded the install file from Microsoft's website (Windows6.0-KB929777-v2-x86.msu) and tried to install it manually. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Vista Updates Error 8000ffff. Originally Posted by NoelDP - and the data I requested? Thanks all!

I am returning my computer for a Mac. Dan Ullman April 25, 2007 4:39 PM ^^ What interests me is that I found the same information elsewhere. Marc Liron MVP July 28, 2008 5:20 AM ...I also have an article posted here on this error: http://www.instantvista.com/8000ffff.html Regards Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP Chris August 19, 2008 9:40 PM Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

Please see below for detai: After checking the Windows Update log which was attached when submitting the case, I found the error code 0x8000FFFF. however it is 56,699 characters and wont paste into here paulb100, Jul 17, 2007 #12 Dad-MSFT Joined: Jul 17, 2007 Messages: 54 So to recap, you are using Windows Update Eric M. McQDOGG August 20, 2007 8:03 AM First of all, after reading numerous posts regarding the dreaded 8000FFFF error, I feel like my brand new laptop was born into this world with