Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. PendingXmldentifier NextQueueEntryIndex AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving If you find one or all of the these values delete them. I used this article yesterday to fix one Vista Business Dell XPS laptop yesterday. Type "command" in the search box... navigate here
It worked on my Vista Home Premium machine and has solved all update related problems. I clicked yes. Thanks, Noel Reply Anonymous says: December 8, 2016 at 9:50 am Hello. If this value does not exist, go to the next step.Restart the computer. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/windows-vista-update-error-code-8000ffff/114b5e0c-6e37-489b-9f43-72585e870b6f
I tried going DIRECTLY to Microsoft Help & Support and downloading there fix...didn't work as well. The file is then saved with a .reg file extension. I will try that download thx EDIT: The link is invalid The system cannot find the file specified. Next, click Start, select Start Search, type %windir% and then press Enter.
Their Help resources are useless. Staff Online Now kevinf80 Malware Specialist Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick So, although this fix is technical too, I crossed my fingers and went ahead and did it, praying I woulddn't permanently damage my registry or something. Then type cmd.
To do so follow the next steps: -- Open Notepad -- copy the following commands net stop wuauserv regsvr32 wuapi.dll regsvr32 wuaueng.dll regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll regsvr32 wucltui.dll regsvr32 wups.dll regsvr32 wups2.dll regsvr32 Windows Update Error 8000ffff See if that fixes the issue:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929777/en-usIf it still fails, see the link below for some other possibilities:http://forums.techarena.in/showthread.php?t=701956Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here Is Pc Specs.. Right-click the Command Prompt option and then select Run as Administrator from the right-click menu. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vista-updates-error-8000ffff-265843/ Please I Need Help!:)Thanks In Advanced.
Windows Vista) under the list of Currently Installed Programs. I used Windows Explorer's address bar to enter: reg delete HKLMComponents /v AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving and after choosing Y (yes) on the command prompt. In the Services window, ensure that the following services are running: Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) Windows Event Log Windows Update In case any of these services have not started, start With updated device drivers, you can finally unlock new hardware features and improve the speed and performance of your PC.
Reply Mark C says: December 30, 2007 at 9:08 pm Thank you, resolved the problem imediately. I have the new I7 chip, biostar 790 chipset, 3GB of DDR3 and Vista Ultimate. Windows Update 8000ffff Server 2008 R2 Windows Vista) under the Name column. Reply guillom2127 says: December 23, 2008 at 7:51 am thx: This worked perfect for me.
Its working just fine. http://sortoutlookemail.com/windows-update/windows-update-agent.html And it is quick too. File Extensions Device Drivers File Troubleshooting Directory File Analysis Tool Errors Troubleshooting Directory Malware Troubleshooting Windows 8 Troubleshooting Guide Windows 10 Troubleshooting Guide Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Encyclopedia Windows Performance On the left, click on Updates; frequently asked questions Scroll through the "Windows help and support" page that pops up. 0 #3 Cyberslam Posted 01 September 2007 - 12:57 PM Cyberslam
In the folder that opens, search for the Software Distribution folder. Even if you are experienced at finding, downloading, and manually updating drivers, the process can still be very time consuming and extremely irritating. I had the same problem, after days looking the net for a solution i gave up and call microsoft.After 2 days talking with them (1.30h. his comment is here The good news is that you can often update the device driver to fix the Error 8000FFFF problem.
After some escalations, I recieved this fix reg delete HKLM\Components /v AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving Please note, that the engineers worked through quite a few logs on my machine to get this, so After removing Registy items works fine agian Thanks! Reply bambu says: November 23, 2010 at 10:15 pm thx so much: This worked for me after spending several weeks searching!!!
Oh well, it was worth a shot. Thank you… Reply Rowena says: January 18, 2009 at 7:29 pm Thanks so much, this worked for me also. Reply [email protected] says: March 14, 2008 at 12:41 am I'm an IT professional and run into this problem frequently. All the other fixes did not work and I was ready to re-install.
All Rights Reserved. If the Windows Update Agent is not working, download and install the agent on your computer again. Virus or malware infection that has corrupted Windows system files or Windows Vista-related program files. weblink Reply Anonymous says: December 8, 2016 at 9:50 am I had high hopes for this, but then it seems as if I can't modify my registry.
I mean I have a Registry Cleaner, and it does me wonders. any other leads perhaps? Reply meez says: October 30, 2008 at 3:40 am How it worked for me: 1 Klicked on start button and in the search field in the big menu in vista that Thanks again for posting! 🙂 Reply Rodger says: October 1, 2007 at 8:16 pm My tech ability is low.
There is a problem with the Windows Update Agent.