Other recent topics Remote Administration For Windows. Recommendation: Scan your PC for computer errors. Step 9: Perform a Clean Installation of Windows Caution: We must emphasize that reinstalling Windows will be a very time-consuming and advanced task to resolve Error 800F081F problems. The first error mssg I get is after clicking download and install, the failed update message screen come up and error code 800F081F, "Windows encountered unknown error". have a peek here
Follow the on-screen directions to complete the uninstallation of your Error 800F081F-associated program. Click Add or Remove Programs. Locate Windows Update Error 800F081F-associated program (eg. Does it help solve the SP2 problems at all?
I have updated many Vista PCs and the Restore points were never touched so if something has cleared them, I seriously doubt it was the SP2 update. Go look???? Runtime Errors Knowledgebase Article ID: 132324 Article Author: Jay Geater Last Updated: 18-07-2016 Popularity: star rating here Download NowError Fix Learn More Tweet Recommendation: Scan your PC for computer errors. As I said before, the standalone install also did not work.
Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. I ended up upgrading to windows 7. I have had tons of problems SPing Vista machines. #3 vdub12, Oct 12, 2010 TLE Expand Collapse Active Member Likes Received: 3 Location: UK I had a simliar issue some https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/vista-update-to-sp2-fails-553247/ Type "cleanmgr" and hit ENTER.
September 14th, 2010 7:58am Download and install the System Update Readiness Tool (You can use it for Windows Vista, 7, 2008 Server and 2008 Server R2) and check if all is page I'm not too familiar with Vista did you run the system file checker?The other thing too is if the system was infected severely enough it may have just damaged some core The KB article says it will appear to hang at 60% completion and I've observed this as well. Close all the open windows. 2.
Check the boxes of the categories you want to clean and click OK. After the "installation" is completed, try to download and install the Service Pack. No, create an account now. Check This Out Do the restore from Safe Mode.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932494/en-us #11 gazza, Oct 13, 2010 Last edited by a moderator: Oct 13, 2010 vdub12 Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 0 I'm assuming that you have uninstalled or disabled 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 truecrime, Sep 15, 2016, in forum: Windows Vista Replies: 7 Views: 411 flavallee Sep 17, 2016 Windows Update Advice KidGoat, Sep 11, 2016, in forum: Windows Vista Replies: 2 Views: 355
Boot to Safe Mode and update form there. Rick #10 red12049, Oct 13, 2010 gazza Expand Collapse Guest Try updating your version of Windows installer. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Dave DaveDoesIT, Aug 16, 2010 #5 XPUser100 Thread Starter Joined: Apr 29, 2005 Messages: 68 Thank you for help.
It never gets to the restart bit as it stops during the first phase. #9 MobileTechie, Oct 12, 2010 red12049 Expand Collapse Well-Known Member Likes Received: 101 MobileTechie said: ↑ While holding CTRL-Shift on your keyboard, hit ENTER. If it helps jog some memories... this contact form Right-click "Command Prompt" and click "Run as administrator". 4.
Compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP and 2000 Symptoms of Error 800F081F "Error 800F081F" appears and crashes the active program window. The next steps in manually editing your registry will not be discussed in this article due to the high risk of damaging your system. Then they call for the download and running of the Windows Update Readiness Tool which is supposed to automatically find the problem and fix it. I agree with disabling the A/V and if it still doesn't work try uninstalling the A/V.
Edit: Anyone know what CixTarget even means? #19 ComputerRepairTech, Feb 23, 2012 Last edited: Feb 23, 2012 Peaceful Expand Collapse New Member Likes Received: 1 Location: Yulee, FL USA I Tip: If you are positive that your 800F081F error is related to a specific Microsoft Corporation program, uninstalling and reinstalling your Error 800F081F-related program will likely be the solution to your This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties or guarantees , and confers no rights. She has stuff on this computer that isn't backed up and can't lose, (I know she should have a back up but she is not very computer savvy as soon as
Couriant replied Nov 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM Loading... I just got the bankerfox.a/nuqel virus/spyware thing off here. From the File menu, choose Export. When i start to download SP1 from windows update it gets to about 5% and brings up the error code 800F081F...
Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:43 AM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote Hello, Before going any further, please make sure that we have logged Windows with the Click OK. Visit the Windows Update site. A backup is automatically created before each scan, with the ability to undo any changes in a single click, protecting you against the possibility of PC damage. I need to install this update so I could install Office system.
Obviously that didn't work. Staff Online Now Noyb Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick I don't have the error details right now but it was something like Error Failed to find the CixTarget for Container package blah blah.