0x8007041D - 2147023843 - ERROR_SERVICE_REQUEST_TIMEOUT
Check in the Event Viewer to see if there is any specific errors regarding
This was posted by another user quite some time ago -
<snip> In my case it was wups.dll in
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SoftwareDistribution\Setup\Ser viceStartup\wups.dll\188.8.131.529 folder.
After removing this file, windowsupdate works great.
If that doesn't really help - try the old fashion rename the
softwaredistribution folder - that'll get rid of anything that could be
causing problems then reinstall the WU Agent - see this article on how
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update, from Microsoft
Update, or by using Automatic Updates after you repair a Windows XP
> 0x8007041D error when attempting to update Windows XP Professional x64. I
> have searched the internet and have found nothing that solves the problem. I
> am using Kaspersky Internet Security 6.0 and have found turning that off has
> no effect. I contacted MS help and gave me all kinds of procedures to follow
> with no avail. That was a couple of months ago. Now when I inquire about
> update help I am directed to the $59/hour help service because I have Windows
> XP Professional x64. I want to update for security reasons, plus I would
> like to see if updates will fix my problem of USB mass storage devices not
> being automatically assigned a drive letter.
> I have completely given up on help from MS, but I have yet to find someone
> with a solution to the update problem. It is as if Windows XP Professional
> x64 is an orphan out there.