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Cant get of rid of the error either. I've just removed 2 gigs and am attempting the update... Chris October 15, 2007 12:08 PM Tried Sudheer GN's suggestion, didn't work for me on a Dell Vista Ultimate 64-bit with 16 GB RAM. H Slaas March 6, 2009 7:03 PM What do you folks suggest we do with a Vista Home laptop, 2 gB RAM and WU error 8000ffff when there is NO registry Source

Where can I find "Wendy's" solution? Follow the steps in the Wizard to choose a restore point. Your windows 7 did not come with SP 1 and the setup disc does not have SP 1 So no you can't. The Windows Update dialog box will appear.

I get error code 80072efe. I know enough about computers to know I don't know enough about computers and I need help with this mess! 25 posted on 06/16/2010 9:31:42 AM PDT by sweet_diane (For Gulf Restart the computer.

None of the keys are present in the registry. 0 LVL 44 Overall: Level 44 Windows 7 12 MS Legacy OS 11 Windows OS 10 Message Active today Expert Comment If it is installed on another drive like D:, please change the drive letter appropriately) 3. Run disk clean up. i searched also in other forums, but i didn't get any answer for my (our) problem.

In fact, one misplaced comma can prevent your PC from booting entirely! Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - A solution! It'll be interesting to see how quickly they resolve this issue. I HAVE HAD THE SAME TROUBLE AS ABOVE, WITH THE SAME ERROR 8000FFFF.

You have windows 7 x 64. that's what i did and ... With Windows 7 you can perform an in-place upgrade installation to repair a flaky existing install Though technically designed to upgrade older Windows operating systems like Vista, the in-place upgrade installation Corruption in Windows registry from a recent Windows 7-related software change (install or uninstall).

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  • http://windows.microsoft.com/en-PH/windows-vista/Windows-Update-Error-8000FFFF Just run the Hotfix. 0 Message Active 1 day ago Author Comment by:DoctorK120082012-09-04 Unfortunately, neither solution works.
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  • Which leaves me here, trying to fix this update problem.

Windows 7) under the Name column. http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/receiving-error-8000ffff-when-upgrading-vista-to-sp1.240151/ I am afraid I might get stuck! 3 posted on 04/29/2010 4:58:39 AM PDT by hsmomx3 (HERE WE GO STEELERS, HERE WE GO..........) [ Post Reply | Private Reply | To so someone might wanna consider the possibility that the problem might be with Dell's hardware configurations itself and not with Vista. Tony August 20, 2007 9:48 AM Well figured out a solution (possibly), drastic but works.

To run System File Checker (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button. this contact form Your PC frequently crashes with Error 8000FFFF when running the same program. “Windows 7 Error 8000Ffff” is displayed. Have to re-install. Please see below for detai: After checking the Windows Update log which was attached when submitting the case, I found the error code 0x8000FFFF.

To check for Windows Updates (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10): Click the Start button. I would run MalWareBytes and CCleaner to make sure your machine isn't compromised and do a little more research on Bing/Google for answers. the folder will regenerate and forget any pending/ failed updates. http://pdctoday.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-service-pack-1-error-code-8000ffff.php I just use USB external drives to store all my files.

Phil H September 26, 2007 6:06 PM This worked for me after a load of abortive solutions: regedit: delete or rename (eg add OLD to the end ) the string "AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving" Free Republic Browse · Search Bloggers & Personal Topics · Post Article Skip to comments. Can we start a pledge drive or something for the victims of Vista?

I usually have to do this once every month or so. 1.

That is delete the partition. This link shows the symptoms, cause, resolution and procedures for editing the Windows registry. FIRST. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

If you take your 3326 MB and devide it by 1024, you'll see that you only have 3.248 GB of RAM. by R. Open an Administrator command prompt by right clicking on Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt and selecting "Run as Administrator" and clicking "Allow" for the elevation prompt 2. Check This Out Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Kyle April 18, 2009 7:08 AM Wendy's didnt work for me, what did i do wrong? When it came back up, I reinstalled the .msu file and this time it succeeded. In the command prompt, type the command below fsutil resource setautoreset true C:\ (This assumes that C: is the drive in which Vista is installed. Click the "Start" Button, click "All programs", and click "Accessories". 3.

Tip: If you do not already have a malware protection program installed, we highly recommend using Emsisoft Anti-Malware (download here). Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Vista Updates Error 8000ffff.