Let us know how things go. Then, click Add Reply below the Reply box. Microsoft Answers Support Engineer Visit our and let us know what you think. Any assistance in getting Windows Update to function again would be helpful. I then located and modified the file ei.
Log into Windows 7 as an administrative user. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later. How do I do an in-place reinstallation of Windows 7? I have tried everything that I could think of and need assistance. I went thru this about a year ago could be less with my wife's system. It cannot be valid on any computer. Sometimes an autoatic update will fail, but if I manually re-try the update, it will succeed. Not sure what else to do Steps to take before installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 How to increase your chances of installing Service Pack 1 successfully.
Having accomplished those two tasks. At that point, try your Service Pack 1 install again. Insert the original disk and run the installer. It also took me several tries to get it to install, I believe because the server was busy. Btw, I had Windows 7 Premiumedition on my computer, and didn't have to disable my Norton anti-virus. If that does not work, download and run the System Update Readiness Tool. If you have any of these, disable them all, including Windows Defender, if you have that.
While Windows Update is successful downloading minor files, now I get the same result when attempting to download Internet Explorer 9. Click on the Upgrade option should be at the top. The log seems to show that you have 8 downloads waiting to be completed. In the end I did an in-place upgrade which essentially reverted my Windows 7 install back to the state it was when it was first installed. If none of these steps or ideas work for you, please let us know.
At that point, try your Service Pack 1 install again. When it asks you whether you want to schedule a disk check, type the y key and hit enter again. Please let us know if these steps successfully resolve your issue. All my programs, setting and documents were preserved. The file will then download.
I came across this forum and decided to run the tool you guys have provided and it does show a corruption. Perhaps some research on removing and reinstalling or installing just specific updates might be required to get Windows update back where it needs to be. Close your applications and restart your computer. Windows 7 Home Premium 32Bit say, Windows 7 service pack 1 update keeps failing when installing via Windows update. If you do, disable it. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. Reboot only when prompted to do so.
To avoid this, Microsoft will release future as part of its monthly update rollups. If not, leave comments below and we will help you fix it! Right-click in the empty space of the Reply box and click Paste. Pyle: Thank you very much for your response. I run a windows repair on boot and it offers to apply restore point. .
If all this fails, it is likely that you will need to erase your hard disk and start over. I took advantage of that deal. Do that and try again. And from there you follow the instructions as given inthe link showing the images etc. Please let us know if these steps successfully resolve your issue. A Repair Install should not affect personal data or installed programs.