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Windows 8 x64 Professional Release Version UPDATE FAILS

  1. #11


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    Windows 8.1 x64


    Without seeing the WindowsUpdate.log to confirm what's happening, all of this is conjecture . I've seen lots of WU errors on Win8, and I've yet to come across one that was Windows 8's fault. Anything is possible, but I've not yet seen it in a year.

    Post the WU log and let's see what's in there .

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  2. #12


    "What is everybody else's experience with good ol' Windows Update in 8? Please advise"

    Cluberti: "'Ive seen lots of WU errors on Win8, and I've yet to come across one that was Windows 8's fault."

    I have installed the RTM, (Technet download), several times on different computers. On each occasion I have had no hiccups. The install has completed flawlessly. The OS has found all my hardware on those computers, worst case being a very old Laser printer (HP1320n). Similarly, I have installed, and reinstalled Office 2010 several times, together with 25 items of third party software which I own. To date, I have not had any errors. IE 10 gave me some problems, which I have not attempted to examine, as I have returned to FF.

    Apart from Definition updates, I can see I only have one pure OS update, so far, but the updates proceed for other items, unimpeded. Currently, including Office and associated programs, I have 67 updates, including a definition update received ten minutes ago.

    I agree with cluberti's comment and would suggest you attempt another download and burn.
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  3. #13


    Quote Originally Posted by cluberti View Post
    Without seeing the WindowsUpdate.log to confirm what's happening, all of this is conjecture . I've seen lots of WU errors on Win8, and I've yet to come across one that was Windows 8's fault. Anything is possible, but I've not yet seen it in a year.

    Post the WU log and let's see what's in there .
    Hi Cluberti, I couldn't make anything out of this log, could you please tell me what may be the problem, it's Win8 RP and have done few fresh installs ( I'll try once more while waiting ).
    WindowsUpdate.log 1.txt
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  4. #14


    Disregard my previous post, (RTM). I can see that both posters are referring to the release preview. Maybe it doesn't update anymore?
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  5. #15


    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    Disregard my previous post, (RTM). I can see that both posters are referring to the release preview. Maybe it doesn't update anymore?
    Hi davehc, that's what I thought, I'm not worried about the updates but the recent claim about Adobe Flash Player updates made me concerned.
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  6. #16


    Redmond
    Posts : 651
    Windows 8.1 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by brummyfan View Post
    Hi Cluberti, I couldn't make anything out of this log, could you please tell me what may be the problem, it's Win8 RP and have done few fresh installs ( I'll try once more while waiting ).
    WU is working for awhile, and then it stops being able to get credentials for the driver updates provider. This could be because it's RP and WU has migrated over to RTM for drivers, but it could be something that's getting installed (it was good for 3+ days before the issues started). You could always tell Windows not to get drivers from WU:
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  7. #17


    Thanks cluberti, I have stopped windows getting the drivers, hope it will be fine with the final release.
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