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Re: Vista Windows Update ERROR 800B0100

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Old 10-26-2007
draco
 

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Re: Vista Windows Update ERROR 800B0100


"Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:

> "Skip R" <skiprhoades@gmail.com> wrote in message
> news:937F22DA-7E05-4054-8926-4628C7552254@microsoft.com...
> > Maybe someone can help??? Windows Update simply won't update under using
> > Vista Home Premium, 32 bit. (Either automatically or manually.)
> >
> > When I click on 'check for updates for your computer'
> > to manually check for updates, I receive an error message saying...
> >
> > WINDOWS COULD NOT SEARCH FOR NEW UPDATES
> > Error(s) found:
> > Code 800B0100 Get Help
> >
> > I click on 'get help' and error code 800B0100 is NOT listed.

>
>
> What do you get if you enter in a cmd window:
>
> net helpmsg 256
>
>
> >
> >
> > I have 'googled' the error code and have found some others with the same
> > problem, but none had yet gotten results. So, I really don't expect to
> > either, but I thought I would at least try. VERY frustrating.

>
>
> Try a web search?
>
> http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/...2881&SiteID=25
>
> (via Live Search for
> (0x800b0100 OR 800b0100) MSFT site:microsoft.com
> )
>
> Most of the hits from the above search were contained in the results
> of a WGA diagnostic report. I think the above link shows you where
> those users probably got that diagnostic tool. Try it and see if it
> can improve your symptom decription.
>
> Also you may get some other ideas by reading the discussions that the
> above query brings up. The syntax should be valid for Google as well
> as Live Search.
>
>
> Good luck
>
> Robert Aldwinckle
> ---
>
>
> I'm glad to hear that I'm not alone on this issue and that other's are experiencing the same problem. Apparently this is a common problem. I also googled looking for solutions and also contacted support services. A technician also had me try a couple things which didn't work, and after reporting my results, I haven't heard back. I contacted technical support from the company that made my computer, and they told me that Microsoft apparently hasn't come up with a fix for this problem, yet. We may be waiting awhile.


Draco
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Old 10-26-2007
TaurArian [MS-MVP]
 

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Re: Vista Windows Update ERROR 800B0100


"draco" <draco@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:35D6719A-FBDE-4CE9-AB26-BAE8B7A9B043@microsoft.com...
|
|
| "Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:
|
| > "Skip R" <skiprhoades@gmail.com> wrote in message
| > news:937F22DA-7E05-4054-8926-4628C7552254@microsoft.com...
| > > Maybe someone can help??? Windows Update simply won't update under using
| > > Vista Home Premium, 32 bit. (Either automatically or manually.)
| > >
| > > When I click on 'check for updates for your computer'
| > > to manually check for updates, I receive an error message saying...
| > >
| > > WINDOWS COULD NOT SEARCH FOR NEW UPDATES
| > > Error(s) found:
| > > Code 800B0100 Get Help
| > >
| > > I click on 'get help' and error code 800B0100 is NOT listed.
| >
| >
| > What do you get if you enter in a cmd window:
| >
| > net helpmsg 256
| >
| >
| > >
| > >
| > > I have 'googled' the error code and have found some others with the same
| > > problem, but none had yet gotten results. So, I really don't expect to
| > > either, but I thought I would at least try. VERY frustrating.
| >
| >
| > Try a web search?
| >
| > http://forums.microsoft.com/Genuine/...2881&SiteID=25
| >
| > (via Live Search for
| > (0x800b0100 OR 800b0100) MSFT site:microsoft.com
| > )
| >
| > Most of the hits from the above search were contained in the results
| > of a WGA diagnostic report. I think the above link shows you where
| > those users probably got that diagnostic tool. Try it and see if it
| > can improve your symptom decription.
| >
| > Also you may get some other ideas by reading the discussions that the
| > above query brings up. The syntax should be valid for Google as well
| > as Live Search.
| >
| >
| > Good luck
| >
| > Robert Aldwinckle
| > ---
| >
| >
| > I'm glad to hear that I'm not alone on this issue and that other's are experiencing
the same problem. Apparently this is a common problem. I also googled looking for
solutions and also contacted support services. A technician also had me try a couple
things which didn't work, and after reporting my results, I haven't heard back. I
contacted technical support from the company that made my computer, and they told me that
Microsoft apparently hasn't come up with a fix for this problem, yet. We may be waiting
awhile.
|
| Draco


1. Try:-
Click Start, select Run, now type in:
regsvr32 wintrust.dll
Press Okay

Try WU.

and/or

2. Try:
Click Start, select Run, now type in:
CMD
(Note this opens the command prompt windows)

Now type in the following (noting to press Enter after each line)

net stop cryptsvc
ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 oldcatroot2
net start cryptsvc

Try WU

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