Re: Error Code 80073712 - Windows Vista Update SP2
Don't forget that Google (and now, Bing) is your friend.
Bing gets me nearly 10,000 hits on "80073712". The second one is the thread
, and it seems to
have a solution to this problem. That might be a good place to start.
R. C. White, CPA
San Marcos, TX
Microsoft Windows MVP
Windows Live Mail 2009 (14.0.8064.0206) in Win7 Ultimate x64 RC 7100
"roseire" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have Windows Vista Home Premium Version 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1 Build
> 32-bit OS and received notice of an important update for Windows Vista SP2
> (KB948465). When I install I continuously get the error code 80073712
> 343.9MB downloading (12% complete). I've tried all the remedies I've
> in this community and have contacted the free online support but have not
> received a reply. When I try to contact the free helpline again, the
> page does not come up and I'm directed to make the changes in internet
> options again. I tried downloading SP2 from the windows website but when
> tried to install I received a message to say I didn't have SP1 and needed
> install that first - but as you can see from above, I already have SP1.
> Getting really frustrated as trying to download the update for over a week
> now. Do I really need it? Can someone please help me?
> Note to MS: Surely you know by now there's an issue with this download
> can provide an easier fix for users than having to trawl through possible
> solutions and spend hours testing out possible solutions!