How can re-update "failed" Windows Updates?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by PPatty89, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. PPatty89

    PPatty89 Guest

    What are the steps.

    Thank You
    PPatty89, Mar 16, 2010
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  2. Which is the update(s) failing to install?

    Further information required:

    Click Start, and then click Run.
    In the Open box, type %windir%\windowsupdate.log
    and then click OK.

    Scroll down towards the bottom for the latest entries to locate
    the error code(s) associated with the latest failed attempt to

    Start at the bottom and work your way up to a section that shows an ERROR,

    If appropriate copy and paste the error codes into this thread so
    someone may be able to assist you.

    Also check Windows folder for file called KB******.log

    (****** = number of update ie KB896688) and post the contents of
    the failed update.

    This may provide further clues as to why the update failed.

    How to read the Windowsupdate.log file:

    Check this out for yourself visit KB971058: How do I reset the Windows
    Update settings? and click on the Fix It button:


    Good luck

    Ǝиçεl, Mar 16, 2010
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