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Deleting the folder as shown worked - 2008 R2 Enterprise Thank You Very Much! Whatever!One other suggestion: Configure the Windows Update service to run in its own svchost process - it won't fix WU but it will make it a lot easier to find & Reply Dickson Nov 20, 2014 @ 11:15:18 thank you very much. had to reboot first (that part wasn't listed so it was really difficult) - lol Reply Den Nov 20, 2014 @ 07:55:57 Amen bro!! http://themenage.com/windows-update/windows-update-service-not-running.html

After the updates were in place the pcu speed went right down to between 0% and 14% at idle and memoy from 89% to 33%...result .... This computer hadn't been used in a while and needed an update for updates! Can anyone help me with this? chaz says: January 16, 2013 at 1:45 am thanks!

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So, I rebooted to stop all of the update processes and then used the Package Manager in the following manner. Go to Control Panel, System, System Protection and then click System Restore. Currently downloading 32 updates, and my friend thought his computer was up to date because he had told it to automatically update in the background! Thanks!

Error 0x8007277a: The requested service provider could not be loaded or initialized. Thank you! I am not an expert in computer and was afraid of dealing with program files. According to all suggestion,I have verified all the setting are perfect than also its shows same error.

I can find the shortcut for it but the service is missing.. this content solution 2 helped me. Richard Lloyd 248,047 views 8:09 how to fix failure configuring windows update reverting to original - Duration: 3:31. Reply trae Mar 01, 2015 @ 23:44:00 Tried it twice and did not work for me.

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Details: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sus/archive/2008/09/18/wsus-clients-fail-with-warning-syncserverupdatesinternal-failed-0x80244010.aspx Reply Gsry Venter Sep 07, 2015 @ 09:23:48 OMG - finally something worked! Here is the link for the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver (IRST) from HP:http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/do....If that does not work try this: IRST for Desktop Boards STOR_Win7_8_11.7.0.1013_PV.exe , dated 12/06/2012 ver 11.7.0.1013 Make This solution did not work. 🙁 I've tried so many solutions, still no Windows Update.

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