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Does it help solve the SP2 problems at all? Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Caution: Unless you an advanced PC user, we DO NOT recommend editing the Windows registry manually. However that is not solving your problem. http://pubdimensions.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-800f081f.php

Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Question Vista update to SP2 fails by tpcallanan / January 15, 2012 7:03 How to obtain the latest version of the Windows Update Agent to help manage updates on a computer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949104/en-us A similar post for your reference: Windows Vista Setup > Windows Update I have tried what you suggest and downloaded the standalone update to the desktop with no change - still error 0x800f081f 'Installation was not successful'. You will be prompted with a permission dialog box. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-update/vista-sp2-update-consistantly-fails-with-ec/3e34692b-ae55-4232-82b4-0e54939e3185

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Windows Update) under the Name column. I would love to find a solution. scrape... Step 1: Repair Registry Entries Associated with Error 800F081F Manually editing the Windows registry to remove invalid Error 800F081F keys is not recommended unless you are PC service professional.

Hope you get it sorted out. #15 nmdotcom, Oct 13, 2010 vdub12 Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 I have had so many bad drives lately that its now Also I read about tapi32.dll missing or being corrupted causing SP2 not to install correctly. If all else fails I'm going with fresh install of Vista after more diagnostics on that hard drive. #13 nmdotcom, Oct 13, 2010 vdub12 Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vista-update-to-sp2-fails-553247/ or update the WSUS updater.

Please pick the updates from the website of Microsoft Download Center: http://download.microsoft.com   Rename the Windows Update Softwaredistribution folder This problem may occur if the Windows Update, Software distribution folder has Off to walk the dog now. Type "command" in the search box... if so please reply or send a direct email to me: [email protected] Thank you all 0 Advertisements #2 Nimwe Posted 31 December 2008 - 10:06 PM Nimwe Member Member 34 posts

With updated device drivers, you can finally unlock new hardware features and improve the speed and performance of your PC. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sp2-update-fails-vista.942499/ It gives the error: 800F081F I've installed the update readiness tool just in case but that does nothing nor did the MS update Fixit. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. However, if it failed, please let me know before performing any further steps and include any error messages you may have received when it failed.   After that, please test the

Please note that the folder will be re-created the next time we visit the Windows Update site.   1. see here Developer:Microsoft Corporation Software:Windows Update Applies to:Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 Download NowWinThruster 2015 - Scan your PC for computer errors. After you have successfully uninstalled your Error 800F081F-associated program (eg. Dave DaveDoesIT, Aug 17, 2010 #10 DaveDoesIT Joined: Aug 23, 2008 Messages: 309 XP, It is possible that something turned off the Restore Point feature then reinstated it.

Stay logged in Sign up now! Even if you are experienced at finding, downloading, and manually updating drivers, the process can still be very time consuming and extremely irritating. That will display a recent list. http://pubdimensions.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-code-800f081f.php by Edward ODaniel / January 15, 2012 2:30 PM PST In reply to: Vista update to SP2 fails it failed?

Click on the Windows Update-associated entry. Dave DaveDoesIT, Aug 16, 2010 #5 XPUser100 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 29, 2005 Messages: 68 Thank you for help. CLICK HERE to verify Solvusoft's Microsoft Gold Certified Status on Microsoft Pinpoint >> CLOSE Home Forum Archives About Subscribe Network Steve Technology Tips and News Windows Vista Service pack update error

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It COULD be that but it really doesn't look like it at the moment. #17 MobileTechie, Oct 13, 2010 mkeathley Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 8 MobileTechie said: ↑ other I just got the bankerfox.a/nuqel virus/spyware thing off here. Do the restore from Safe Mode. A check box down the bottom on the left as I recall.

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Because of the time and complexity involved in updating drivers, we highly recommend using a driver update tool such as DriverDoc (Developed by Microsoft Gold Partner) to automate the process. Click Yes. As the new Restore point needs room it deletes the oldest. Tip: If you do not already have a malware protection program installed, we highly recommend using Emsisoft Anti-Malware (download here).

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Running WinSweeper once per day (using automatic scanning) will ensure that your computer is always clean, running fast, and free of 800F081F errors related to temporary files. Is there any way ofretrieving them? Click Control Panel.

You will be prompted with a permission dialog box. Click here to get your free copy of Network Administrator. Hope you could help me...... Still in "Administrator: Command Prompt" window, type the command "net start WuAuServ" (without the quotes) in the opened window to restart the Windows Updates service.   Note: Please look at the

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