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Old 02-22-2010
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error 80070490
So Many people with this 80070490 update error
its just sad that a multti bilion dollar company cant
not make a patch to fix this problam issue,, its just sad
i will buy a mac next time, thats 4 sure !!!!
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Old 02-22-2010
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RE: error 80070490

Copied яesponse from MowGreen

For Beginners and Intermediate Users -

1) You receive a "0x80070490" error code when you use Windows Update or
Microsoft Update Web sites to install updates
<http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958044>

> This issue may occur if there is corruption in the Component Based Servicing (CBS) manifest.


a) Run sfc /scannow from an Elevated Command Prompt
<http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936212>

b) Download, save, and then run the System Update Readiness Tool
(CheckSUR) <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821>

c) > To resolve this issue, you must perform a repair installation of
Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
> Performing a repair installation will restore the current Windows installation to the version of the
> installation DVD. This also requires the installation of all updates that are not included on the
> installation DVD.


For Advanced Users or The Fearless -

2) How to overcome error 0x80070490 when installing updates in Windows
Vista/Server 2008
<http://blogs.msdn.com/andrekl/archive/2008/09/29/how-to-overcome-error-0x80070490-when-installing-updates-in-windows-vista-server-2008.aspx>

3) Update manually. Security updates are issued the second Tuesday of
the month.
Non-security Windows updates are issued the fourth Tuesday of the month.
A list of all update content by month:

Description of Software Update Services and Windows Server Update
Services changes in content for 2010
<http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894199>

*** Be wary of installing NON-essential software *** that will then have
to be updated when a vulnerability is discovered in them.

Ex: Windows Desktop Search; Silverlight; etc.


MowGreen
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Good luck
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"80070490" wrote:

> So Many people with this 80070490 update error
> its just sad that a multti bilion dollar company cant
> not make a patch to fix this problam issue,, its just sad
> i will buy a mac next time, thats 4 sure !!!!

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Old 02-22-2010
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Re: error 80070490
80070490 wrote:
> So Many people with this 80070490 update error
> its just sad that a multti bilion dollar company cant
> not make a patch to fix this problam issue,, its just sad
> i will buy a mac next time, thats 4 sure !!!!


Go by percentage - not the small number you see here.

You just walked into the emergency room of any big city and think the world
is ending because of the sick people. ;-)

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