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Re: Error number 80073712

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Re: Error number 80073712
This procedure fixed my problem instantly! Thanks!


"mwm5200" <mwm5200@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I did this and then received the following Error: 80070002
> I received this when I clicked on your link to download the WUA file.
> Please help!
>
>
>
> "AWHP" wrote:
>
>> After a long search, some good inputs, here finally a procedure that
>> worked
>> for me:
>> All credits to CogitoErgoSum on forums, hereunder his procedure with a
>> slight modification:
>>
>> I assume MS will deliver a patch sooner or later for this issue...
>> however, I
>> fixed it with the help of MS Support.
>>
>> DISCLAIMER: This solution fixed the problem for me, I cannot guarantee it
>> will fix it for anybody else! Moreover, renaming system files might
>> corrupt
>> your system!!!
>>
>> The issue is that the WUA 3.0 (7.0.6000.374) upgrade is corrupted,
>> essentially the system reports the WUA to be 7.0.6000.374 but the files
>> on
>> the disk are still from the old version (you can check some of the DLLs
>> like
>> wups.dll, wuaueng.dll etc... in the windows\system32) ... and you cannot
>> install the WUA 3.0 even manually.
>>
>> delete the following file:
>>
>> C:\windows\winsxs\pending.xml
>>
>> Since Windows security will not allow you to do this, hereunder the
>> procedure to take ownership of the file:
>>
>> run a command prompt with "Run as Administrator".
>> Type in the following commands:
>>
>> takeown /f C:\Windows\winsxs\pending.xml
>>
>>
>> cacls C:\Windows\winsxs\pending.xml /G <YourUsername>:F
>>
>> then delete the file
>> Reboot the machine, then manually install the WUA 3.0 downloadable from
>> here:
>> http://download.windowsupdate.com/v7...gent30-x86.exe
>>
>> This should fix the Error 80073712 when the other solutions do not work.
>>
>> BE AWARE that renaming C:\windows\winsxs\pending.xml might have
>> unrecoverable impacts on your Vista installation
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> "Hoock the Spook" wrote:
>>
>> > There is no solution to this MS error other than to reinstall Vista!
>> >
>> > After days and days of calling MS Australia, I finally got onto a Techy
>> > who
>> > advised that there "was no way to fix this error" sorry, go and get
>> > stuffed
>> > customer. We have your money now it is a problem belong you!!! God I
>> > love
>> > Microsoft!
>> >



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