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Windows Update (windows 7 64-bit): “failed” installation is a duplicate

Duplicate update installation attempt by Windows Update Windows Update (windows 7 64-bit) failed on 6/20/2014 to install the following update because this update was already successfully installed on ...
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How to attempt driver update for ALL hardware using Windows Update, after Windows 7 installed with no Internet Connection

When you install Windows 7, your install source may not have drivers for your networking hardware. This means that the install process skips the step where it goes online and looks for all the "best" ...
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How to install Wireless Driver from Windows Update with error 80070002?

I am experiencing problems with installing simple WLAN driver for System: Windows 8 64bit. Wireless card is: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285. I tried to install driver manualy even from Windows Update but it ...
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How can I tell why Windows 8 is failing to update?

The last two times Windows 8 has tried to update, the update failed and it reverted the changes. Is there any kind of log I can check to see why it's failing, or at least see what updates it's trying ...
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Windows Update KB2779768 Installation Failure on Windows 8

I purchased a new 64 bit computer with Windows 8 (not Pro) installed in December 2012. Today I am running Window-8 updates. All updates have a Status of Succeeded except one update that downloads but ...
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What to do when Windows 7 appears to hang during the installation of updates?

The following message has been displayed on the screen for the last almost hour or so: I'm guessing something went wrong and it's stuck in some sort of infinite loop or it's waiting for some event ...
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Error 80073701 when installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1

I tried to install the Windows 7 Service Pack 1 using Windows Update, and I got an error (code 80073701 - unknown error). I tried it again, same thing. Rebooted and tried again, same error. Before I ...
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Installation fails after period of time

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit, Ultimate. I'm running into a problem where, if my computer is on long enough, I am unable to install any software. For example, if I reboot and try to install ...
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Windows 7 update failed (language pack update)

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate and tried to install the language pack for chinese simplified from Windows Update and failed for many times. The error code was 8007065B: Windows Update encountered an ...
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What do these Microsoft Updates do, and why can't they configure correctly?

MB: Biostar M7NCG 400 CPU: AMD Athlon XP 2200+ 1.8GHz RAM: 2.5GB (I don't know the speed, but does it really matter?) Display: NVidia GeForce 4 TI 4200, with hardware support for ...
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Windows Feature List blank, Updates fail, system readiness tool says files are corrupt

I tried to install IIS and to my surprise the feature/components lists was blank =[. I tried the system update readiness tool and it creates the following log: ================================= ...
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How to stop Windows Update from offering to install “Games for Windows V3.0” repeatedly?

Windows Update keeps offering to install Games for Windows V3.0. How do I get it to stop?
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Is there a way to prevent installs/updates to litter my hard drive with cryptic folders?

Often I find guid-like folder names spread around on my hard drives. Is there a way to prevent this from happening? I think they might come when I install various programs or while updating them ...