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 unknown error. What does the code means? I have tried to google it but cannot find anything. What should I do to solve this problem.

  • I have the same problem installing Vietnamese – Nam G VU Jan 7 '11 at 11:31

Update: Oops, just noticed this KB does not say it applies to Windows-7.
Leaving the reference around for someone to find related help if possible.

Further: Here is a general Microsoft Support FixIt link.


You could try KB971058: How do I reset Windows Update components?

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