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Unable to install any Windows 8 Updates - Code 80073712

  1. #11

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    Perhaps it would be easier for you to do a factory restore of your system seeing that you have many problems, resetting the computer to the same state as when you got it. Backup your data before doing anything.

    To perform a factory reset on a Samsung laptop watch this Video:
    How to format (recover) your samsung windows 8 laptop (pc) - YouTube

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  2. #12

    Posts : 7
    Window 8

    Anomaly, unfortunately it didn't work.
    I'm tempted to do a factory restore.
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  3. #13

    Posts : 87
    Win 8 and Linux (MINT)

    have you contacted the Samsung about the issue?
    Since you never had any updates it must be a new system, or have you just neglected the problem for a long time?
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  4. #14

    Posts : 7
    Window 8

    Unfortunately, I've neglected to run Windows Update since the beginning. Thought it was on automatic update. Lesson Learnt!
    Thank you all for your help.
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