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  • Why did all recent update's re security on my computer fail while all other updates were successful 

    Friday, July 11, 2014 4:59 PM

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  • You may try:

    Run the System File Checker tool (SFC.exe). To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Open an administrative Command Prompt window.
    2. At the command prompt, type sfc /scannow, and then press Enter.
    3. After the scan is finished, try to install updates again.

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    Reset the content of the Catroot2 folder. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Type the following commands, and press Enter after each command:
      • net stop cryptsvc
      • md %systemroot%\system32\catroot2.old
      • xcopy %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 %systemroot%\system32\catroot2.old /s
    2. Delete all contents of the catroot2 folder, but do not delete the catroot2 folder.
    3. Type the following command, and then press Enter:
      net start cryptsvc
    4. Exit the Command Prompt window.

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    Register the Windows Update files. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Open an administrative Command Prompt window.
    2. At the command prompt, type the following command:
      REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 WUCLTUX.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 WUWEBV.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 JSCRIPT.DLL /S
      REGSVR32 MSXML3.DLL /S


    S.Sengupta, Windows Entertainment and Connected Home MVP

    Friday, July 11, 2014 5:19 PM