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Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same error 8000ffff by GnomE00742 / January 23, 2009 10:25 PM PST In reply to: Vista Updates Error 8000ffff. Running Windows update installed around 90 updtaes. I hope this helps. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. weblink

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. I can't seem to do any Windows updates. I get the 8000FFFF error message with no error description; just the number alone. Article by: Marcos Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem.

but you'll never be able to access more than 3.25 GB. I have already tried uninstalling the Windows update and then reinstalling it...didn't work. The solution below is from a guy at Microsoft. One thing to try with errors on a new Dell is http://www.pcdecrapifier.com/, which removes some of the crap Dell preinstalls.

Searching out this guide will help you take care of the Update problem once and for all. Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Unfortunately, You've Given Us Few Clues... Missing registry keys missing stuff indicates a deeper problem with windows itself.

In order to narrow down the cause of this issue and resolve it, please refer to the following steps. Has a(nother) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the computer? 5. If you did recently install this windows It did not do it properly. All Rights Reserved.

Microsoft VISTA Operating... By analyzing and understanding these TTPs, you can dramatically enhance your security program. They don't exist. From the left colomn I chose Services and Applications, then selected Services.

In the Save in box, click Desktop, and then click Save to save the file to your desktop. 9. Collapse this imageExpand this image User Account Control permission If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or click Continue. 4. Anyways, one of the many promising solutions calls for the uninstallment of kb929777, then a manual reinstallment after that. Works perfectly.

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Scott September 21, 2007 8:51 AM I have tried all of these, have contacted HP and Microsoft. Cant get of rid of the error either. that's what i did and ... check over here Go to c:\Windows\ and delete the "softwaredistribution" folder.

Mark Duncan October 14, 2007 6:36 AM Be warned if you use a 64bit version of Windows that many hardware manufacturers don't make 64bit drivers. Specifically, shutting down the Windows Update Service, then renaming "SoftwareDistribution to Sdold" etc.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I tried all those links but none of Forums/MS suggest removing three registry enties from Hkey_Local _Machine as follows: PendingXMLIdentifier NextQueueEntryIndex AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving None of these are in the registry.

Some HDD spin better than others.

THANK YOU!!! on a shield - this means "shutdown & install" updates. Helping people with computers... Please I Need Help!:)Thanks In Advanced.

Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions Manuals & User Guides PDF Manual In this book, you will learn more... Expert 242 Answers Re: Error code 8000ffff when updating vista SP1 To resolve Windows Update error 8000FFFF, try the following steps: 1) Launch REGEDIT 2) Go into HKLM\COMPONENTS, and check if Where do I go from here (apart from bonkers mad!) Thanks My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... this content It gets worse.

One failed - KB929777 with error 8000FFFF. this is where the problem lies!) and highlight it and click "uninstall" - this process usually takes 30-60 seconds. I went to Control Panel > Programs and Features > View Installed Updates and uninstalled the update. At least the HP people tried to help, never heard word one from MS in 3 weeks!.

But try it with the mem. Zero days of fruitcake. Marc Liron MVP July 28, 2008 5:20 AM ...I also have an article posted here on this error: http://www.instantvista.com/8000ffff.html Regards Marc Liron - Microsoft MVP Chris August 19, 2008 9:40 PM That is delete the partition.

I Suggested Three Downloads.. Right-click COMPONENTS. 6. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Better if its broadband or high speed and not dial up.

Close all the open windows. 2. Thanks again, that lousy error message was driving me nuts. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Microsoft error code x8000ffff advance fix by SewerDawg / August 9, 2011 9:26 AM PDT In reply to: This is how to fix