WINDOWS UPDATE ERROR CODE 646

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Lauracecilia, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Lauracecilia

    Lauracecilia Guest

    Hi, I'm trying to istall the updates but it always says that it has this
    error. What should I do? It's trying to install

    1) Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB973593)

    Download size: 8.5 MB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Important

    A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 that could
    allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This
    update resolves that vulnerability.

    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973593

    Help and Support:
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-us

    2) Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB973704)

    Download size: 7.4 MB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Important

    A security vulnerability exists in the 2007 Microsoft Office System and the
    Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack that could allow arbitrary code to run
    when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that
    vulnerability.

    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/973704

    Help and Support:
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-us

    3) Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561)

    Download size: 8.8 MB

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect.

    Update type: Recommended

    Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Word 2007. This update
    provides the latest fixes to Microsoft Office Word 2007. Additionally, this
    update contains stability and performance improvements.

    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974561

    Help and Support:
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-us
    Please HELP ME
     
    Lauracecilia, Nov 12, 2009
    #1
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  2. Lauracecilia

    benootje Guest

    I am getting the same thing. I tried several times to no avail. Absolutely
    frustrating!
     
    benootje, Nov 13, 2009
    #2
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  3. Lauracecilia

    Steve Guest

    I have the same issue. I've tried over and over to install the updates and
    all of them fail due to "error code 646".

    Does ANYONE have a solution?
     
    Steve, Nov 13, 2009
    #3
  4. Do you see ANY other threads here about that error?
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Nov 13, 2009
    #4
  5. Lauracecilia

    Willem Guest

    I think there's no other thread..
    ermm..I got this problem too..
    already 4 days ,stuck with this problem..
    anybody have a solution..?
    I've checked at FAQ n others but got nothing
    I see that when its updating,it only update till the 3rd update..
    at the fourth,its stuck n makes all the updates failed.
    I also tried to update one by one,but its the same..failed..
    and the weird things are,every time I want to shut down,its always install 4
    updates..and so on and so on...but still,the updates are failed..I'm scared
    this will affect to anthr part of my notebook and broke my notebook..
     
    Willem, Nov 13, 2009
    #5
  6. Lauracecilia

    Willem Guest

    Hello again..
    sorry,urgetn message now..
    I already can update 2 from 4 failure updates.
    The two is :

    Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB975960)
    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975960

    Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561)
    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974561

    We can download it manually..
    for now it works,for the other two..still in progress to find a solution..
    hopefully useful for all of you
     
    Willem, Nov 13, 2009
    #6
  7. Lauracecilia

    Michael Guest

    In the 5000 posts I currently have stored there's 160 posts about this
    error. Look harder.

    --


    "Don't pick a fight with an old man.
    If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you."
     
    Michael, Nov 13, 2009
    #7
  8. Lauracecilia

    Skip Guest

     
    Skip, Nov 14, 2009
    #9
  9. Lauracecilia

    Skip Guest

    Why can't some Microsoft guru explain to us in simple English as to why we
    cannot install 7 updates from Microsoft????
     
    Skip, Nov 14, 2009
    #10
  10. Lauracecilia

    KayeT Guest

    Hi. If you're still having problems with this error code, try the direct
    download links below. They helped me last time, and this time too.

    Copy and paste this into your browser and you'll find the links to all the
    downloads.

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...2e-e87d-446f-8d3e-8f4be10c70aa&displayLang=en

    Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB973593)
    Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561)
    Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB975960)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2007 (KB973709)
    Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB974234)


    Karen
     
    KayeT, Nov 14, 2009
    #11
  11. "Microsoft gurus" don't hang out here.

    For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY
    (and/or 1-866-234-6020) in the United States and in Canada or by contacting
    your local Microsoft subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that
    are associated with security updates. When you call, clearly state that
    your problem is related to a Security Update and cite the update's KB number
    (e.g., KB999999).

    Or you can...

    Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
    https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?gprid=6527

    Consumer Security Support home page
    https://consumersecuritysupport.microsoft.com/

    For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary
    for security update support issues, visit the International Support Web
    site: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx

    For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through
    your usual support contacts.
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Nov 14, 2009
    #12
  12. Lauracecilia

    onosson Guest

    onosson, Nov 17, 2009
    #13
  13. Lauracecilia

    rex fuentes Guest

    just go to microsoft download center and type in the KB numbers you wish to update on the search box then you can download it manually. It worked great for me.



    Lauracecilia wrote:

    WINDOWS UPDATE ERROR CODE 646
    12-Nov-09

    Hi, I am trying to istall the updates but it always says that it has thi
    error. What should I do? it is trying to instal

    1) Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB973593

    Download size: 8.5 M

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect

    Update type: Importan

    A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 that coul
    allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. Thi
    update resolves that vulnerability

    More information
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/97359

    Help and Support
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-u

    2) Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB973704

    Download size: 7.4 M

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect

    Update type: Importan

    A security vulnerability exists in the 2007 Microsoft Office System and th
    Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack that could allow arbitrary code to ru
    when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves tha
    vulnerability

    More information
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/97370

    Help and Support
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-u

    3) Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561

    Download size: 8.8 M

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect

    Update type: Recommende

    Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Word 2007. This updat
    provides the latest fixes to Microsoft Office Word 2007. Additionally, thi
    update contains stability and performance improvements

    More information
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/97456

    Help and Support
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-u
    Please HELP ME

    Previous Posts In This Thread:

    WINDOWS UPDATE ERROR CODE 646
    Hi, I am trying to istall the updates but it always says that it has thi
    error. What should I do? it is trying to instal

    1) Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB973593

    Download size: 8.5 M

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect

    Update type: Importan

    A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 that coul
    allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. Thi
    update resolves that vulnerability

    More information
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/97359

    Help and Support
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-u

    2) Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB973704

    Download size: 7.4 M

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect

    Update type: Importan

    A security vulnerability exists in the 2007 Microsoft Office System and th
    Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack that could allow arbitrary code to ru
    when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves tha
    vulnerability

    More information
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/97370

    Help and Support
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-u

    3) Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561

    Download size: 8.8 M

    You may need to restart your computer for this update to take effect

    Update type: Recommende

    Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office Word 2007. This updat
    provides the latest fixes to Microsoft Office Word 2007. Additionally, thi
    update contains stability and performance improvements

    More information
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/97456

    Help and Support
    http://support.microsoft.com/?LN=en-u
    Please HELP ME

    I am getting the same thing. I tried several times to no avail.
    I am getting the same thing. I tried several times to no avail. Absolutel
    frustrating

    :

    I have the same issue.
    I have the same issue. I have tried over and over to install the updates an
    all of them fail due to "error code 646"

    Does ANYONE have a solution?

    :

    Do you see ANY other threads here about that error?Steve wrote:
    Do you see ANY other threads here about that error?

    Steve wrote:

    I think there is no other thread..ermm..I got this problem too..
    I think there is no other thread..
    ermm..I got this problem too..
    already 4 days ,stuck with this problem..
    anybody have a solution..?
    I have checked at FAQ n others but got nothing
    I see that when its updating,it only update till the 3rd update..
    at the fourth,its stuck n makes all the updates failed.
    I also tried to update one by one,but its the same..failed..
    and the weird things are,every time I want to shut down,its always install 4
    updates..and so on and so on...but still,the updates are failed..I am scared
    this will affect to anthr part of my notebook and broke my notebook..

    :

    Hello again..sorry,urgetn message now..
    Hello again..
    sorry,urgetn message now..
    I already can update 2 from 4 failure updates.
    The two is :

    Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB975960)
    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975960

    Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561)
    More information:
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974561

    We can download it manually..
    for now it works,for the other two..still in progress to find a solution..
    hopefully useful for all of you




    :

    In the 5000 posts I currently have stored there is 160 posts about thiserror.
    In the 5000 posts I currently have stored there is 160 posts about this
    error. Look harder.

    --


    "Don't pick a fight with an old man.
    If he is too old to fight, he will just kill you."

    Look again:http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.
    Look again:
    http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsupdate/search?q=646+error&start=0&scoring=d

    Or see
    http://www.google.com/search?q=soci...d=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-US&ie=utf8&oe=utf8


    Willem wrote:

    :
    :

    Why cannot some Microsoft guru explain to us in simple English as to why
    Why cannot some Microsoft guru explain to us in simple English as to why we
    cannot install 7 updates from Microsoft????

    Hi.
    Hi. If you are still having problems with this error code, try the direct
    download links below. They helped me last time, and this time too.

    Copy and paste this into your browser and you will find the links to all the
    downloads.

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...2e-e87d-446f-8d3e-8f4be10c70aa&displayLang=en

    Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB973593)
    Update for Microsoft Office Word 2007 (KB974561)
    Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter (KB975960)
    Security Update for Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2007 (KB973709)
    Security Update for the 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB974234)


    Karen

    "Microsoft gurus" do not hang out here.
    "Microsoft gurus" do not hang out here.

    For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY
    (and/or 1-866-234-6020) in the United States and in Canada or by contacting
    your local Microsoft subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that
    are associated with security updates. When you call, clearly state that
    your problem is related to a Security Update and cite the update's KB number
    (e.g., KB999999).

    Or you can...

    Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
    https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?gprid=6527

    Consumer Security Support home page
    https://consumersecuritysupport.microsoft.com/

    For more information about how to contact your local Microsoft subsidiary
    for security update support issues, visit the International Support Web
    site: http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx

    For enterprise customers, support for security updates is available through
    your usual support contacts.
    --
    ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
    MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
    www.banthecheck.com


    Skip wrote:

    You can get the update for KB973704 from this post:http://www.microsoft.
    You can get the update for KB973704 from this post:

    http://www.microsoft.com/communitie...f91-A7D3-428FCEE498FF&lang=en&cr=US&sloc=&p=1

    it is the third one in the list. I have had this problem for months, and just
    did the manual download and it seems to have worked. Good luck!

    :


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    rex fuentes, Dec 10, 2009
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