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windows update not working/ want to make computer faster


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Have a look at this link, Method 2, option 1.
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That did not work now when I try windows update I get [Error number: 0x8007043B. Can you help please?
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For this you will need XP installation CD either yours or a borrowed one of the same version. Place it in the CD drive and click Exit when windows shows up. Click Start > Run. Type sfc /scannow (please note the space in the command) and let the computer scan and replace damaged files.
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Do not have that disk. Can you run it without the disk and will it still work? Anything else I can try? What forums do you recommend for overclocking my pc?
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Have a look at this link from the part of manually fixing windows updates.

I never overclocked or went into any of these forums.
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That didn't work either. Thanks for all your help so far.
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Sorry to reply again but tryed two more times didn't work. Anything else that I can try? Thanks for all your help.
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Have you tried the Automated Windows Update Fix from Castlecops
  • Download WUFix.zip and unzip to your desktop.
  • Double-Click WUFix.bat to run fix.
  • You will see a window open and commands processing. When the window closes the fix will have completed.
  • Restart the computer.
This fix will clear the proxy cache, places Windows Update sites in the Trusted Zone, places Windows Update sites in the exception list of IE Popup Blocker, starts all dependent services, registers required DLLS, empties the Windows Update temporary folder (with backup), renames the catroot2 folder, retains update history and Event log, and deletes BITS pending download queue.

Once done, go back to the Windows Update Website (You must use the Microsoft Internet Explorer to do this). Check your history to see if the update is already installed.
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Hi Essexboy on another computer replying to you. Internet is not working on the computer with problems. When I get it up and running I will try that. Thanks for all your help so far.
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No problem if that does not work I have a batch file that may do the trick (well it did last time I used it ) :)
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HI I am going to reformat it having major problems security center not working etc. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP.
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Ok check this out then before you start http://www.geekstogo...ws-t173729.html
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Thanks for that I will have to read it.
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