I shared it on the next link: thanks a lot people for any help! Afterwards, click on Fix problems with Windows Update under System and Security section. I tried everything and had to resort to upgrading windows 7 again to repair all windows files. Aug 31, 2012 I have been trying to install a bunch of windows updates, but every time I try it gets to 15% configured, then fails. It's been doing this many times. Failure configuring Windows Updates, Reverting changes system: Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bits - system is in Spanish. Steps 1 and 2 both completely useless. The only solution I've found is to install a few updates at a time about 10 until they are all complete.
Mar 30, 2011 I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium x64, trying to install service pack 1 thru windows update. That cleans on all the downloaded files and clears out the cache so whatever is trying to install should be removed. Computer then restarted and displayed 'Failure configuring service pack. This document: , can help you with how to do that. You can do this by holding the power button for 5 to 8 seconds until the screen goes black, and then pressing the power button again. Hello, Solved same problem today on two computers running Win7.
To do so: 1 Press Windows key and R key on your keyboard at the same time to invoke Run dialog. Please let me know if this is able to help you out. Solution 2: Restart Your Computer If the loop keeps going, force your computer to restart. In this case, you can restore your Windows to a restore point or reinstall your operating system. Waiting it out should be your first course of action. Jul 2, 2012 Well i thought that turning off the option for auto restart when a system failure occurs would be a good idea so i could see a blue screen of death so i could determine the problem with my computer but it did nothing.
Since there are only around 50,000 files in the Winsxs folder excluding manifest files this means that 35% of your system files are either damaged or missing. You should run the Windows Update Troubleshooter to check and fix problems about Windows Update. It took me back to the update page where I selected to update. Any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks! Microsoft security essentials, the second attempt. I contacted Microsoft online for help. After downloading some updates, it tried to install them. My computer installed some updates and wanted me to restart to fully update the system.
I can't shutdown or restart, unless I power it down. I tried everything and had to resort to upgrading windows 7 again to repair all windows files. Jim B Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Do not turn off your computer. Every time it shuts down i get a message that it is performing one Windows update. Method 3: Clear your Windows Update cache The Failure configuring error is sometimes caused by the faulty files in your Windows Update cache.
I keep restarting the laptop as well as installing the updates. Sep 2, 2012 My windows will never update. Do not turn off your computer. Also make sure the check under that is ticked. If there are multiple versions on the download page, find the appropriate one for your computer. The problem it's having is that it keeps saying I have windows update to install.
You can fix this by installing each update one by one until you find the culprit. I had been doing some cleaning and updating of drivers and software, windows updates were not included in this, and everything was fine, until one of my. I have tried so many different ways to sort this, all without success. I have since disabled Automatic Update. This should resolve your Windows updates installing problem. The system appears to load the upgrades and the computer shut down. After that go to the drive where you installed windows, usually C drive.
It doesnt reboot automatically as its supposed to when I press restart. This message is different on different makes and models. I do not have the original disk. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Do not turn off your computer. After doing this, try to reinstall the updates again. You should clear your Windows Update cache to see if this fix the error.