Is this the MSKB where you saw instructions to run a .bat to resolve the
If so, then suggest you rename DataStore.edb by first stopping the
update service and BITS, if it's been started.
Here's what Repair.bat should look like -
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
ren DataStore.edb DataStore.edb.old
ren Download Download.old
net start wuauserv
net start bits
DataStore.edb is the database that the error refers to, Judy, despite
what the KB article states. It can be corrupted by antivirus software
scanning it while it's locked [ in use ].
Reboot after running the .bat file and see if the system can update now.
To avoid this issue in the future, see this:
> Thanks for the help, I tried these solutions and I still get an error that
> the database is corrupted.
> Also I am running Vista.
> "PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
>>Known issues that you may experience when you install Office 2007 SP2...
>>You receive an error message when you try to apply any of the 2007 Office
>>service packs on a computer that is running WinXP SP2 [or SP3]
>>~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>>MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
>>>When i try to run an update for office 2007 I get this error: Windows
>>>Update database is corrupted
>>>Although all of the other important updates ran. I tryed doing a
>>>per instrutions but that did nothing. Any ideas?