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Karl_Koch August 22, 2007 2:21 AM i've also a HP (nc8430) with 2 gigs RAM. Basic, Premium, Business, Ultimate,? OS vista sp2 64bit Reply With Quote New 26 Feb 2014 #2 NoelDP View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Three-Toed Sloth Join Date : Dec 2011 Wales - usually GiMorale July 2, 2008 5:08 PM I have 4Gigs and I'm having this problem. his comment is here

Turn off system restore. All of a sudden I noticed in my download history, that 5 updates were tryning to be downloaded every day with it failing at least 20 times, so I knew something Rename the folder to Software Distribution Old. Some keys in the Windows Vista registry are corrupt.

Posted from another blog. After re-start go to Control Panel, Check For Updates, (KB929777) should be there...if not...download it from Microsoft Updates and save it to desktop. I can't check for updates and it gives me the error message 8000ffff.Any Other suggestion i myself don't feel safe playing around with the registry. After the uninstall was complete, Vista prompted me to reboot so I did.

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" Oh, and my 8000FFFF error comes up after I click the "Check for Updates" box and sometimes after I click the box, nothing happens and it gets stuck in an eternal paulb100, Jul 17, 2007 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. To bring it up to date with hotfixes and patches..

I have followed all instructions from all the techs to the letter with no success. At which point do you get the error? Check the Windows Update Web site to see if you can update your Vista computer now. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vista-updates-error-8000ffff-265843/ If this value does not exist, go to the next step. 11.

by clewis191 / October 15, 2009 2:51 AM PDT In reply to: Vista Updates Error 8000ffff. by davmcn / September 27, 2007 9:31 AM PDT Any Suggestions? I need help to resovle my windows upates in windows vista home premuim edition. Yours- hanging on in quiet desperation woodgnome.ps I cant even work out how to get my new media player to stop jittering when i try to play anything it just shouts driver

Anthony January 7, 2008 11:07 PM Before removing my RAM which is not a big deal I tried to uninstall the update and then reinstall it. And I've spent hours reading solutions posted all over, and none work! I'd buy a Mac if I could justify the cost. this is where the problem lies!) and highlight it and click "uninstall" - this process usually takes 30-60 seconds.

The fault is registry based and there's a simple solution to this one, it >>works for both 32 & 64 bit OSs. this content Corrupted Windows Update Temporary folder 2. Go to "Programs & Features" and click "View Installed Updates" (top left of dialogue box) - you then get a long list of KB?????? All the "window" dressing in the world won't make Windows a useful OS because of the hoops it has to jump through to manage memory.

I'm getting this error after trying to get and install it. You ARE generating a WindowsUpdate.log. And you're throwing ERROR CODE:8000FFFF (I assume in the Windows Update applet)? To learn more about this error, please check out our Error Analyzer software. weblink Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum

Albert Miller June 15, 2007 10:39 AM I also have 2GB RAM, the max my Presario allows. (After bootup I have about 1.5GB.) The first time I got this error, 5/22/07, Thank you Wendy!!! When you see the Command application, right click on it and Run as Admin.

My last updaste is May 31, 2007.

this process is for Vista users only, i have vista ultimate and this process worked for me fine.im not sure if the same process can work for xp, but you can Have to re-install. Paul September 7, 2008 7:33 PM What worked for lots of others worked for me too. Please Note: If any unexpected issue happens, we can restore the registry key simply by double-clicking the backup.reg file. 3.

Funny thing is, this machine only has 2GB of Ram. Feel free to email it to me. If "KB929777" isn't required, did you install the others suggested?And since you didn't mention trying the multiple suggestions in the third party link I provided, I'll suggest you try them.. check over here Error(s)found:Code 8000FFFFAdditionally, error code 8024D00F with the following details is added to the update history: Installation status: FailedError Details: Code: 8024D00FUpdate Type: ImportantThe following two problems are known to generate these error

I tried d/l'ing it to see if it would take on Home Premium. If it is installed on another drive like D:, please change the drive letter appropriately) 3. Keep trying that until it installs successfully. buck July 9, 2008 9:45 AM ALL 32 bit Os's can only address 4gig of memory max, considering other devices in your pc use memory addressing to you wont see all