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Clean windows 8.1 install, updates will not download

  1. #11


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    You might want to try this link to download the updates and manually install them:
    Windows Updates Downloader (WUD)

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  2. #12



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


    For me it was only the first in stall and a reinstall after thinking something was wrong(later found out there wasn't). All the updates from 8.1 thru 8.1 update to the day I installed. But yeah both times.
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  3. #13


    UK
    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit Pro


    These are the 5 updates that will not download.

    Kb2975719
    kb2955164
    kb3012199
    kb3008923 - IE11 update

    the last one is reccomended not critical
    kb2990967

    If I try any of these on its own so one at a time it also fails.

    ok also checking the update history log I have found error codes.

    Error details Code 80072EE2, the same code for all 5.
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  4. #14


    UK
    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    You might want to try this link to download the updates and manually install them:
    Windows Updates Downloader (WUD)
    Thanks, it would seem this is the only way, I have been using KUC on windows 7 which is a similiar tool, but the 8.1 updates on KUC were last updated in september so isnt been maintained well, hopefully this one is.
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  5. #15


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    Quote Originally Posted by Chrysalis View Post
    These are the 5 updates that will not download.

    Kb2975719
    kb2955164
    kb3012199
    kb3008923 - IE11 update

    the last one is reccomended not critical
    kb2990967

    If I try any of these on its own so one at a time it also fails.

    ok also checking the update history log I have found error codes.

    Error details Code 80072EE2, the same code for all 5.
    what happens if you pick them one at a time ,download one, then install it ,ect ect
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  6. #16


    UK
    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit Pro


    new problem.

    The WUD app needs .net framework.

    I went to programs and features and enabled .net framework, it needs to download files of windows update LOL

    guess whats coming.

    The bar gets to halfway downloading then sits there, forever, no throughput.

    I am considering to see if I can get this pc online via 3G to see if my isp is messing with windows update traffic. This is weird.
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  7. #17


    UK
    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by caperjack View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chrysalis View Post
    These are the 5 updates that will not download.

    Kb2975719
    kb2955164
    kb3012199
    kb3008923 - IE11 update

    the last one is reccomended not critical
    kb2990967

    If I try any of these on its own so one at a time it also fails.

    ok also checking the update history log I have found error codes.

    Error details Code 80072EE2, the same code for all 5.
    what happens if you pick them one at a time ,download one, then install it ,ect ect
    here, I cannot install them as they wont download.

    If I try any of these on its own so one at a time it also fails.
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  8. #18


    UK
    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit Pro


    this error for .net 3.5

    but at least it details a procedure to install of the install media, so will try it.

    https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2734782?wa=wsignin1.0
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  9. #19


    UK
    Posts : 41
    Windows 8.1 Update 1 64bit Pro


    Ok i am trying something new as I have a VPN on my router I can toggle on/off.

    I am downloading .net 3.5 now via windows update using the vpn and its reached 80% and still going, so could be an isp issue.
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  10. #20


    San Jose - California
    Posts : 2,847
    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64


    How about installing net framework offline from USB/DVD:
    Dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFx3 /All /Source:X:\sources\sxs /LimitAccess

    Where X: is the drive of Windows Installation media
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