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Jeremy_Scheiderer

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I am trying to run windows update on my 2003 server and I keep getting this error 0x8007007E. Can somone please help me get around this. I haven't been able to update for a couple of months.
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http://www.updatexp....0x8007007E.html <---found this for xp..but the architecture is basically the same in 2003..

we would be particularly interested in the first portion where it tells you how to get the update log....let's get that update log before you try any of the rest of the fixes outlined there
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Another site with a solution that could possibly work below:

http://www.petri.co....ms_8007007e.htm

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I went ahead and looked at the log and found several places where it failed at. So i am going with the next step on the website http://www.updatexp....0x8007007E.html.
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Alright I am still having problems getting windows update to work i went through all those steps and it still comes up with that dang error. Can someone please please please help me out a little here????????? :) :tazz:
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Start > run, type
cmd
<enter>

In the black box type each line followed by an enter
net stop wuauserv <enter>
net stop bits <enter>
rmdir /s /q %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution <enter>
sc config wuauserv start=auto <enter>
sc config bits start=auto <enter>


Install the following two MS packages

http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en

http://www.microsoft...&DisplayLang=en


regsvr32.exe msxml.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe msxml2.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe msxml3.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe msxml4.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe qmgr.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe qmgrprxy.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe muweb.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wuapi.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wuaueng1.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wucltui.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wups.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wups2.dll
<enter>

start > run, type,
regsvr32.exe wuweb.dll

net start wuauserv
net start bits

Step four
Are you getting a specific error message?
If so, go here and check it

http://v5.windowsupd...t.aspx?ln=en-us

Step five

Start >Run, type
regsvr32 jscript.dll
<enter>

Step six

Download and install the following

http://www.microsoft...&displaylang=en]http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...&displaylang=en

Step seven
If you are using an antivirus program (and you should be), temporarily disable it...usually done with a right click of the icon in your system tray next to the clock. If Windows Update works, contact your antivirus program vendor for an update.

Step eight
If all the above have failed, open c:\windows\windowsupdate.log in notepad, choose Edit > Select All from menu, hit the DEL key. Save the file. Visit Windows update again. After failure, ATTACH (do not copy and paste) the c:\windows\windowsupdate.log to your next post and someone will come along and help you.
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Thanks I was able to fix this problem in less than 30 minutes with the last post with all those steps to fix it. Case closed. :tazz:
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:tazz:

yes, likely most of it was not needed, but those steps will fix 70 percent of windows update errors
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