0x80242016 WU_E_UH_POSTREBOOTUNEXPECTEDSTATE The state of the update after its post-reboot
operation has completed is unexpected.
Well, the above isn't that helpful. Try a manual download and install
If that doesn't work, then start a free Windows Update support incident request:
Do post back with the results, others who are experiencing problems with Vista may be
assisted with your feedback.
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"Kevin" <Kevin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
| The only update I have been unable to install without error is the KB946456.
| Let me clarify what I mean. The update begins the install process and when
| the system reboots it is unable to load windows and performs a repair. In the
| update history the error code is 80242016.
| I have tried:
| a) turned off Norton virus & firewall
| b) updated Norton
| c) saving and installing download from hard drive
| d) unplugging network connection b/c of DHCP portion of security update
| e) made sure secure active x is enabled
| This is a Dell Latitude D531, AMD Turion 64bit, Vista Home