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Re: Error code C80003F9

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Old 11-13-2007
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Re: Error code C80003F9


"Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:

> (cross-post added to Vista General)
> "Lubo" <Lubo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> newsA3F5FD9-4A1D-47C9-96B1-25054080EE9B@microsoft.com...
> > Hello,
> >
> > I sudenly stopped getting new windows updates in vista Ultimate. I am
> > getting error code C8003F9.
> > I cannot find any more details about the error on the internet.

>
>
> So which one did you search for? The one in the Subject or the above typo
> of it? Also, be aware that usually you will find more hits by adding a 0x prefix
> to such hex codes; so search for 0xC80003F9 too.
>
> It also often helps to search for the decimal equivalent of either the signed
> 32-bit value or the unsigned last half of the code. So FWIW:
>
> <cmd_output>
> F:\>set /a c = 0x3f9
> 1017
> F:\>net helpmsg 1017
>
> The system has attempted to load or restore a file into the registry,
> but the specified file is not in a registry file format.
> </cmd_output>
>
>
> And don't just search on the web or in the MSKB, search as well using
> the web interface to newsgroups that you are using (e.g. press Alt-7 and
> enter your code there) AND especially search the log files that updating creates
> to give your code some CONTEXT.
>
> Finally, I think that the extra high-order bits are often just dump and recovery
> options so it may also help to search for 0x800003F9 etc.
>
>
> > I deleted
> > also the temporary updat files. It didn't help. Can anybody help ?

>
>
> Look in the logs for some context for the code, whatever it is.
>
>
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Lubo
> >
> >

>
>
> Good luck
>
> Robert Aldwinckle
> ---
>
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Yes I've also been getting this Error Code C80003F9 for some time now, and can't install any Windows Updates as a result. What to do?
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