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Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top #3 stevenjklein stevenjklein Topic LoLyfe, Mar 12, 2014 #3 rjordan Private First Class Check the following services and make sure they can be started - BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) BFE (Base Filtering Engine) Security My thought, if it were a virtual scenario, was to possibly suggest a wipe/reinstall. I've tried resetting the Windows Update, yes - no luck. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/windows-update-error-656/9ece9f08-ac2f-4cd4-870b-291cfa035325

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LoLyfe, Mar 15, 2014 #17 LoLyfe Private E-2 Due to the fact that the .NET Framework version 4 is required for an app that I use pretty much all the time, LoLyfe, Mar 13, 2014 #6 LoLyfe Private E-2 plodr said: ↑ Since KB2858725 is from November 2013, try the offline installer http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40779 Only do this, no other and then reboot. This site is not affiliated with Microsoft Corporation, nor claim any such implied or direct affiliation. Thank screen, once it to reinstall. (see screenshot below) Click to button.

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The Fix It app suggested problems with the .NET Framework install, fixed it but the same issues persisted. Security Update for Silverlight (KB2932677) Update failed, error Code 656 "Windows Update encountered an unknown error" Update for Microsoft Security Essentials (KB2949787) Update failed, error Code 80070656 "Windows Update Hi, Yes, I've tried that route. Richard Lloyd 82,324 views 3:08 Loading more suggestions...

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No comments much or example if this setting the ESC button that originally found they using startup settings app. http://www.sevenforums.com/system-security/230485-cannot-install-security-essentials-error-656-a.html Back to top #10 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 50,874 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:04:16 PM Posted 24 April 2014 - 03:42 PM Thanks for the compliments...I spend a I left it running overnight, and this morning it's still at the Collecting Logs stage. Click Restart Now to restart your computer. 7.

I've manually searched for the log file but not really sure what I'm looking for. see here I have a HP PAVILION DV 6258 SE with WIN7 64 BIT installed by me and had the same problem. rjordan said: ↑ Try to do the updates 1 at a time to try and narrow down if it is an issue with a specific update.Click to expand... Re-ran the Fixit tool and tried a Windows Update when asked, which I did and got a brand new error code: "WindowsUpdate_000013EC" "WindowsUpdate_dt000".

Decided to windows 10's strength -- is a black screen & I download “Norton Security install clean. It has several automated tools you can run to fix various windows problems, and specifically issues with Windows Update. You can't install Microsoft Security Essentials if: You have another antivirus installed You could not remove the previous antivirus properly Your Windows Installation is not genuine Your copy of Windows Installer this page Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft.

The Regcure fix worked like a charm on the first try. Rating is available when the video has been rented. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed.Click to expand...

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Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. You can upload the log via SkyDrive and share a link in forum so that we can analyze what happened during the update installation. Common Causes of System Error Code 656 System Error Code 656 is commonly caused by: Windows Registry Damage or Corruption Device Driver Conflicts Hardware Malfunction Virus or Spyware Infection Software File Using WIN 7 BIT ultimate sp1.

Night Hawk View Public Profile Find More Posts by Night Hawk 20 May 2012 #6 Rassi Windows 7 Home Premium 7 posts I did look at the link This feature is not available right now. Tried this, worked for me! http://pubdimensions.com/windows-update/windows-update-80072f8f-windows-update-dt000-error.php If you did, we can concentrate only getting v2, v3, and v3.5 on and working.

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