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Help windows update failure

  1. #1


    Australia
    Posts : 45
    Windows Eight

    Help windows update failure


    Please I need someone to help me with this. Upon booting my laptop this afternoon I got greeted in windows 8 with a message of failure to configure windows updates reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer,
    It rebooted twice and then went to the login screen.
    What went wrong with the windows update for it to having failed to do a windows update on my machine? Can anyone point me into the right direction to investigate this ?

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  2. #2


    Hi, if you have Automatic updates enabled switch to "check for updates" in Windows Update, then try to update one by one and see whether updates are installed. Let us know which updates are not installing.
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  3. #3


    Australia
    Posts : 45
    Windows Eight


    Thanks I will give it a shot. Just changed that now and I will start off with the Security Update for Windows 8 (KB2753842) and then proceed down the list.
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