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Thank you. Found a post that said to: 1. I have done lots of HDD cloning with AF drives and never found a problem like the one described... • Please do not PM me asking for support. Reply Don Gateley says: 2013/02/08 at 6:35 am Infinite thanks. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/windows-update-not-working-after-hard-drive/cb5641aa-4f9d-4d49-bd98-9e99215d3941

Windows Update Not Working After Cloning Hard Drive

Back to top #12 quietman7 quietman7 Bleepin' Janitor Global Moderator 45,778 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Virginia, USA Local time:05:22 PM Posted 07 January 2015 - 10:08 PM FYI for others reading Proud graduate of GeekU and member of UNITE___Rui Back to top #14 quietman7 quietman7 Bleepin' Janitor Global Moderator 45,778 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Virginia, USA Local time:05:22 PM Posted 08 But it still says Windows 7 Activation was Successful. I had trouble finding a driver that would think it was the right one to install on the T400 I was replacing hard drive for a friend.

ealterman View Public Profile Find More Posts by ealterman 12 Feb 2012 #4 ealterman W7 Home Premium, Vista, XP 4 posts As requested: Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ----------------------------------------- Windows I now have a combination of your problem & ziggyboy’s problem. Any help appreciated. Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 David Reply Sasa says: 2012/10/18 at 4:11 pm I solve a problem with Windows Update !!!

Error -546.Error: (01/06/2015 04:52:23 PM) (Source: ESENT) (User: )Description: wuaueng.dll (1136) SUS20ClientDataStore: Unable to read the header of logfile C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore\Logs\edb.log. Hp Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver It all started going pear-shaped once I had re-installed, from the manufacturer's install disks, windows 7 onto this new drive. Reply John says: 2014/06/27 at 8:10 am Been fighting this as well. check over here By all means though you should make sure important files are backed up.

I hope you have a great day! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please click the white star under my name to give me Kudos as a way to say "Thanks!"Click the "Accept as Solution" button if Windows Update works like a charm. But I just started getting the same problem again. The following excerpt from Microsoft Support (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982018) describes the problem in more technical detail: The Extensible Storage Engine API(ESENT) is a high-performance desktop database engine that is used by many applications,

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It works great. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/562325/windows-update-wont-work-after-new-hdd-cloned/ If so, I would have expected the OS to warn me of this when it recognized the new disk, installed drivers and asked me to reboot - this during the first Windows Update Not Working After Cloning Hard Drive Differences I am aware of: new hardware partitions proportionally larger than the previous disk Anybody have any ideas? Intel Rapid Storage Driver I then restored Win 7 HP 64-bit using the Lenovo restore DVD’s (factory install) which was not SP1.

Hard drive failed. http://discusswire.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-code-80072efd-windows-update-encountered-unknown-error.html You receive the following error message when you click the Check for Updates button on Windows Update site: Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running. OK, now I have a working installation but on a smaller drive. Thank you! Kb982018

  1. Bookmark the permalink. ← Thunderbird 5: Slow (and incompatible with ESET) Notes About Laptop Drive Noise and Performance → 57 Responses to Windows Update Broken After Cloning Hard drive ziggyboy says:
  2. So I created a bootable flash drive with the Win 7 Pro 64bit installation files, and used that to install a fresh copy of Win7 on my other 750 GB HDD.
  3. How can I update my system.
  4. searched a lot of places and tried a lot of useless things before finding this solution.
  5. This sounded promising, so I checked the Microsoft support knowledgebase for this and came up with KB982018 "An update that improves the compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
  6. Apparently you need to have the newer Intel® Rapid Storage Technology driver installed with these new hard drives .

Post on the forums instead it will increases the chances of getting help for your problem by one of us.• Posts in the Malware section that are not replied to within More on next comment. TUTE WALL blogs should serve RSS HomeTechnical Tips Programming Errors Tutorials Aug 22, 2012 Windows Update not working after Hard Disk upgrade Mr. http://discusswire.com/windows-update/windows-xp-windows-update-not-working.html Reply Simon says: 2013/06/26 at 10:03 am Odd… Apparently my computer does not meet the minimum requirements to install this product.

Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.Microsoft Office Sessions:=========================Error: (01/05/2012 02:27:23 PM) (Source: Microsoft Office 12 Sessions)(User: )Description: ID: 6, Application Name: Microsoft Office Outlook, Application The industry is rapidly going to "Advanced Format" drives that have 4k-type sectors: Advanced Format (wikipedia).  The AF drives can cause problems with performance if their partitions aren't correctly aligned, especially Thank you!

I had also gotten DtaStorFATAL: Failed to initialize datastore, error = 0xC8000247 message in the windowsupdate.log.

The install went fine and I was able to use Windows Update successfully. Post on the forums instead it will increases the chances of getting help for your problem by one of us.• Posts in the Malware section that are not replied to within Several functions may not work. This allows the machine to function correctly but at the expense of performance, tho not as bad as the old HD. 2.

We like to know! Not sure what the impact is on speed of communication with the hard disk though. Reply Bjorn says: 2013/04/01 at 10:28 am Thank you!!! http://discusswire.com/windows-update/windows-update-standalone-installer-the-update-is-not-applicable-to-your-computer.html Thank you!

Windows Update worked from the very beginning. Search the Community Entire ForumThis CategoryThis BoardUsers turn on suggested results Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting installation of the new drive did not go to plan, so he tried to put the old one in, and the computer apparently took this as cause to commit seppeku if Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.Error: (01/06/2015 01:44:29 PM) (Source: Application Popup) (User: )Description: \??\C:\Program Files (x86)\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASKUTIL.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility

A cloned 1.5TB HDD replaced a 325GB HDD and produced exactly the same problem as at the top of this tread. I see that they have not. Hardware & Devices hard drive replacement killed the laptop?alright, I'm posting on behalf of a friend(doing chat on facebook..), who is trying to replace the harddrive on a windows 7 laptop. Reply Jonas Dagys says: 2013/01/17 at 8:35 am Thanks.

Reply Bonecrkr says: 2012/06/08 at 1:55 pm Updating the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology driver did the trick for me. This session lasted 101 seconds with 60 seconds of active time. I followed the instructions to the letter, and all drivers installed except ATA Channel 5 failed. Thanks Reply Jake N says: 2015/06/18 at 5:22 pm I don't know if this is still open or not.

The only other change to the laptop was that I had best buy double the memory to 8 from 4 when I purchased it 2 years ago...again, not sure if there Proposed as answer by mahmoud_salah Thursday, December 13, 2012 9:21 AM Thursday, September 13, 2012 1:11 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I've been in the same position This enabled the drive to be formatted by windows using these drivers before doing the system restore. Wins 7 pro backup utility allows me to backup in the new drive but not replacing the dead...

Now fsutil show correct 4k Bytes per Cluster and Windows Update works. Close the browser and run the tool, check the following options: Flush DNS Report IE Proxy Settings Reset IE Proxy Settings Report FF Proxy Settings Reset FF Proxy Settings List content This was without Intel Rapid Storage Tech having been installed. Updating the AHCI driver with the latest from Intel solved all the issues I was having. **Note** Install the Lenovo Driver First -- Reboot Lenovo Driver: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS001676 Install the AHCI Driver

Peter says: 2016/05/11 at 11:01 am This is pure genius, saved my bacon after several hours researching and attempting various fixes for windows update, Windows search. Doing this worked on the Windows 7 HP laptop I had the same issue with last year after replacing and installing a larger hard drive. now.. Edited by SleepyDude, 07 January 2015 - 05:08 AM. • Please do not PM me asking for support.