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This time, this is a bit naughty. Want to mock your friend or siblings? ok, I am going to tell you a clean command prompt trick--
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May 03, 2014 | Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer
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Mar 18, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Perform the following steps to reset the Windows Update component.
1. Stop the Background Intelligent Transfer Service and the Automatic Updates service. To do this, follow these steps:
a. Click Start/All Programs/Accessories. Right click
'Command Prompt' and select 'Run As Administrator'. Click 'Continue' on
the UAC prompt.
b. At the command prompt, type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each command:
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
2. Rename the "Catroot2" folder. To do this, follow these steps:
Type the following commands, and then press Enter after each command.
net stop cryptsvc
ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 oldcatroot2
net start cryptsvc
3. Rename the "SoftwareDistribution" folder:
Type the following command, and then press Enter.
ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
4. Register the files that are used by Windows Update and Microsoft Update. To do this, follow these steps:
a. At the command prompt, type the following commands,
press ENTER after each command, and then click OK every time that you
receive a verification message:
5. Start the Background Intelligent Transfer Service, the Automatic Updates service, and the Event Log service. To do this, follow these steps:
a. At the command prompt, type the following commands, and then press ENTER after each command:
net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start Eventlog
Reboot the computer and try Windows Update again. That should get update working gain but your update status may change a bit so you may have to rerun update a few times.
Mar 04, 2011 | Computers & Internet
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