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Vista SP1 installation generates error: 0x8007000B

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  • A friend ran System Restore on her system running Vista Home Premium (32 bit) and lost all her updates. Whatever I try, I keep seeing error code 0x8007000B and would really appreciate some guidance please :'(

     

    I have tried:

    1. renaming the Software Distribution folder (didn't help);

    2. I used a tried and tested download of SP1 and downloading a new copy from Microsoft (didn't help).

    3. SFC/Scannow found some errors but I didn't understand the log (said like "Failed to initialize SQM wrapper")

    4. I scanned with MBAM but it only found some harmless rubbish

    5. I followed Microsoft's advice to run: "fsutil resource setautoreset true c:\" in Command line as Administrator (didn't help)

     Can anyone please shed any light on what I should be doing? I really dont' want to kill hours by reainstall ing everything onto her laptop.

    Thanks

    J

     


    EDIT October 29th 2011 - SOLVED:

    In the absence of any resonses, I kept trying things and eventually used the Toshiba Recovery DVD to access the Repair functions. I didn't have the Recovery media initially. The Repair feature did the trick. Afterwards, I was able to install SP1, then SP2 then 50+ other updates via Windows Update.

    • Edited by Jann0th Saturday, October 29, 2011 5:43 PM
    • Changed type Sabrina Shen Thursday, November 03, 2011 7:48 AM
    Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:50 PM

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  • Hi,

     

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    Sabrina


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    Thursday, November 03, 2011 7:48 AM