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Updates won't install on my laptop.

  1. #1


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 X64

    Updates won't install on my laptop.


    Hi.


    I am new to this site so if i post on wrong section I'm sorry. Anyway i am having a big problem with my windows 8.1. I just bought this laptop with Windows 8.1 in it and it was working alright for 2 days but, today I can't even open Chrome or Internet for some reason. Also all the updates I'd installed just disappear and keeps giving me this error. Click image for larger version

    Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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  2. #2



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    Read this thread through and try the BAT file in post #2 also.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 X64


    Thanks for the reply, I'll try that.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 X64


    Sorry for the delay in my response Cliff S but, that didn't fix the update problem. I leave my laptop on for few hours and still gives me the error. Also there was like 80 updates before now when I checked for update it only shows 5 update. Is there any other way to fix this?

    Thanks for the help.
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  5. #5



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    (Only for when you have a lot of updates like a refresh or reinstall). I found that that when I turned the internet off, then went back to windows updater it had downloaded a couple to 20 sometimes, and then clicked the install button, then rebooted, turned the internet connection back on, and started downloading till it started hanging then again, then turned the internet off..etc the problem is there are updates that need to be installed before windows can down load the next batch, kind of like when someone starts with windows 8 first you need all it's patch Tuesday updates, then you can get 8.1 and then it's patch Tuesday updates, then get to 8.1 update, and then 8.1update needs it's patch Tuesday updates installed, you follow?
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  6. #6


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 X64


    It took me about an hour to update these 5 updates, and as I said earlier I don't see more updates even though by checking it twice.
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  7. #7



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    In that thread are instructions for a batch file to click and then retry updating (sometimes it takes 2 tries) here it is again, it always works for me:
    open notepad and copy and paste this Code:
    Code:

    Code:
    regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\jscript.dll /s
    regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msxml.dll /s
    regsvr32 c:\regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\vbscript.dll /sregsvr32 c:\windows\system32\mshtml.dll /s
    regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msjava.dll /swindows\system32\actxprxy.dll /s
    regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\shdocvw.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuapi.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuaueng.dll /s
    regsvr32 wucltui.dll /s
    regsvr32 wups2.dll /s
    regsvr32 wups.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuweb.dll /s
    regsvr32 Softpub.dll /s
    regsvr32 Mssip32.dll /s
    regsvr32 Initpki.dll /s
    regsvr32 softpub.dll /s
    regsvr32 wintrust.dll /s
    regsvr32 initpki.dll /s
    regsvr32 dssenh.dll /s
    regsvr32 rsaenh.dll /s
    regsvr32 gpkcsp.dll /s
    regsvr32 sccbase.dll /s
    regsvr32 slbcsp.dll /s
    regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll /s
    regsvr32 Urlmon.dll /s
    regsvr32 Shdocvw.dll /s
    regsvr32 Msjava.dll /s
    regsvr32 Actxprxy.dll /s
    regsvr32 Oleaut32.dll /s
    regsvr32 Mshtml.dll /s
    regsvr32 msxml.dll /s
    regsvr32 msxml2.dll /s
    regsvr32 msxml3.dll /s
    regsvr32 Browseui.dll /s
    regsvr32 shell32.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuapi.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuaueng.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll /s
    regsvr32 wucltui.dll /s
    regsvr32 wups.dll /s
    regsvr32 wuweb.dll /s
    regsvr32 jscript.dll /s
    regsvr32 atl.dll /s
    regsvr32 Mssip32.dll /s
    save as WindowsUpdate(or whatever name you want).BAT save to desktop or documents then all you have to do is double click the icon.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1 X64


    I did that few times already, nothing happens and as you can see here there are 11 updates total. I even try to download the Optional update for once maybe that helps but so far nothing.
    Click image for larger version

    Now this Click image for larger version
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  9. #9



    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


    I see 9 succeeded and 2 fail, and the two fail are just the A/V updates which can be downloaded and installed after a reboot.
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