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Old 03-28-2009
onslow524
 

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Windows Update - Error code 8000FFFF
Windows Vista K929777. I am getting a message the update cannot be done
because a file is open. I have no files open. The update is cancelled, but
I keep getting the update every day.
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Old 03-28-2009
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: Windows Update - Error code 8000FFFF
What update?

See this post of mine in a reply to a previous & related thread:
http://groups.google.com/group/micro...28713bbf1e239d
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onslow524 wrote:
> Windows Vista K929777. I am getting a message the update cannot be done
> because a file is open. I have no files open. The update is cancelled,
> but
> I keep getting the update every day.


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Old 03-28-2009
Harry Johnston [MVP]
 

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Re: Windows Update - Error code 8000FFFF
onslow524 wrote:

> Windows Vista K929777. I am getting a message the update cannot be done
> because a file is open. I have no files open. The update is cancelled, but
> I keep getting the update every day.


Try downloading it manually and then reboot to Safe Mode to install it:

<http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/results.aspx?freetext=929777&displaylang=en&stype= s_basic>

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/e...type= s_basic

Harry.
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Old 03-28-2009
Ǝиçεl
 

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RE: Windows Update - Error code 8000FFFF
See if this helps. <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946414>
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"onslow524" wrote:

> Windows Vista K929777. I am getting a message the update cannot be done
> because a file is open. I have no files open. The update is cancelled, but
> I keep getting the update every day.

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