Errors found Code 80070490

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Art, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. Art

    Art Guest

    This appears to be one of those problems that no one seems to have a working
    solution. Reinstalling an operating system is not a solution it’s a reason to
    change operating systems. This type of problem was not supposed to happen
    with Vista. Let’s see some big guns on this one!

    Update Error:
    Some Updates not installed:
    2 Failed updates (KB967723, KB972145)
    Errors found Code 80070490 (Unknown Error)

    Problem signature:
    Problem Event Name: WindowsUpdateFailure
    ClientVersion: 7.4.7600.226
    Win32HResult: 80070490
    UpdateId: AE2C61ED-AC12-4369-BED6-4375CD79CA6D
    Scenario: Install
    SourceId: 101
    Environment: Unmanaged
    OS Version: 6.0.6002.
    Locale ID: 1033

    Software Version and SP:
    Vista Ultimate
    SP 2

    Solution Effort:
    System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) (no resolution)
    KB Article ID: 958044 (no upgrade option available with ultimate

    Virus Protection:
    Microsoft Security Essentials.
    Art, Dec 1, 2009
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  2. Hello Art,

    Copied Ñesponse from MowGreen [MVP 2003-2009]

    MowGreen 11/10/2009 7:17 PM PST

    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
    a) Run sfc /scannow from an Elevated Command Prompt

    b) Download, save, and then run the System Update Readiness Tool
    (CheckSUR) <>

    c) > To resolve this issue, you must perform a repair installation of
    Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
    For Advanced Users or The Fearless -

    2) How to overcome error 0x80070490 when installing updates in Windows
    Vista/Server 2008

    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 2009

    *** 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.

    Ǝиçεl, Dec 1, 2009
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  3. Art

    NouYengLee Guest

    How can fix this problem
    NouYengLee, Dec 1, 2009
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