error message 80070641

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by tbballfan, Mar 11, 2007.

  1. tbballfan

    tbballfan Guest

    hello got this message trying to update. tried to do what one post said and
    got another message error 3: the system could not find the path specified.
    need help cannot update at all
    tbballfan, Mar 11, 2007
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  2. tbballfan

    Steve999 Guest

    I had a similar problem which with a bit of sideways thinking I resolved
    quite easily. I have Vista on my PC and Office 2007; Outllok 2007 was
    creating all sorts of problems so I uninstalled it and reloaded Outlook 2003.
    Of course this needed updating but no matter what I tried, I kept getting the
    above error message and nothing, not even the usual updates were updating.
    In my case, I went to the Microsoft download page and manually installed the
    offending updates (after first saving them on the desktop). Again in my case
    it was SP2 for Office 2003 and some junk filters.
    Once I'd done that, I did an automatic Windows update in Vuista and
    everything worked fine.
    From what I understand its some kind of conflict with the file I wanted and
    the Vista automatic update.
    It's all sorted now.
    Steve999, Mar 29, 2007
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  3. tbballfan

    tbballfan Guest

    ok guys ended up calling up microsoft support. it got so bad couldnt hardly
    do anything. the problem with mine was the windows installer. the registry
    had it going to my documents and not where it was supposed to go. found it
    and the problem has been fixed. thanks steve, i did end up trying that on my
    own and it still did not work. thanks hope this helps out someone else
    tbballfan, Mar 29, 2007
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