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Saalas the credit for the solution Kim W. Wednesday, July 11, 2007 9:30 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote Exactly the same issue.   I tried to reinstall Vista with 2go, run all the In the Export range section, select All Export, select a folder to save the exported backup file, provide a name to the registry file in the File name box, and then click the Savebutton. Dizz-E January 4, 2009 5:40 AM You don't have 3.3 GB RAM. Check This Out

Cause i do all this work on cmd correctly but still "The system was unable to find the specific registry key or value" Reply Robear Dyer, MS MVP says: January 20, When I went to Windows Update then I was able to download all 29 available updates without a problem - including a windows update update. there wa no entry in registry either..(the one u mentioned) paulb100, Jul 17, 2007 #7 Dad-MSFT Joined: Jul 17, 2007 Messages: 54 It throws the same error when trying to And it is quick too.

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Any Other Suggestions?? Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by paulb100, Jul 17, 2007. Reply Bobbie Files says: April 2, 2009 at 4:01 pm The link to: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946414 was the ONLY thing that got rid of the error message. Could you give a step by step.

  1. Download the kb929777 for the windows website not the auto update site, (if you do it will install the hot fix first before the kb929777 and then kb929777 will not install
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  3. cheers, ashy Reply GriMCW says: March 26, 2008 at 7:37 pm I tried this, i tried uninstalling the update 929777 too, neither has worked.
  4. I've searched the internet for months and contacted Microsoft support with no help.
  5. When you see the Command application, right click on it and Run as Admin Type in the command that's posted above and that should execute it fine.
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  8. I can't check for updates and it gives me the error message 8000ffff.Any Other suggestion i myself don't feel safe playing around with the registry.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009 3:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote McQDOGG, thanks for the post.  This fixed my problem.  I also stopped the Windows Update service.  Renamed Reply Jen says: December 28, 2009 at 5:47 am This solved it!! Notenboom April 23, 2007 2:10 PM -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Actually, on forums that have suggested that the problem apparently re-appears when the memory is re-installed. That is until today.

All the "window" dressing in the world won't make Windows a useful OS because of the hoops it has to jump through to manage memory. Manually download the v7 WUMU client and install it. Notenboom, © 2007 I recently got a new machine with Windows Vista pre-installed. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/69005962-ff03-475d-81c3-0e242bc23ae6/windows-update-error-code-8000ffff-unable-to-uninstall-update-kb929777?forum=itprovistasecurity However, I get "syntax error" for "reg delete" and cannot make it work.

Reply Petemeister says: November 21, 2007 at 2:54 am Thank you thank you thank you. Basic, Premium, Business, Ultimate,? To ensure that the required services are running, perform the following steps: In the Start Search box in Start menu, type services.mscand then press Enter. Aaron B 8,101 views 4:42 Clear Windows Update Cache and Fix Windows Updates - Duration: 10:12.

Dad-MSFT, Jul 17, 2007 #6 paulb100 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 17, 2005 Messages: 1,870 its says the same error when trying to install that update? This problem keeps that from running.   MICROSOFT - YOU NEED TO FIX THIS - NOW. As of this writing there's no resolution to error 8000FFFF on a Windows Update. I tried everything I could but nothing seems to work.

You have a 4GB total address space, which is distributed between Video memory, BIOS, IO cards, networking, PCI hubs, bus bridges, PCI-Express, and finally physical RAM, which only gets the last http://discusswire.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-update-error-code-bc2.html Win a iPhone 7 Plus 128GB! So ecery one seems to have  dells here but anyone i got any ideas? Reply Anonymous says: November 1, 2016 at 9:56 pm when i did this cmd said the system was unable to find the specified registry key or value help anyone?

Sign in 34,044 views 53 Like this video? So its not something that microsoft can 'fix', its simply how computers work, so you might want to edit that part of the page, its noobish. Right-click "Command Prompt" and click "Run as administrator". 4. this contact form Just below System and Security at the bottom, click Fix problems with Windows Update.

Download the kb929777 for the windows website not the auto update site, (if you do it will install the hot fix first before the kb929777 and then kb929777 will not install Command prompt, typed in reg delete HKLMComponents /v AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving it then asked Yes/No and i typed yes. Anyone else have any luck with this option/solution?

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Reply Frank says: March 17, 2009 at 8:21 am Works Great on my HP DV2910US laptop, Vista Premium, I had problems with windows update it was hanging on de .net 3.5 I would like to know if anyone of you faced any such problem with Vista. Loading... if dont have 4gb ram and your getting this error just by random and not because you changed hardware try this first.

Vista preinstalled or did you upgrade to it? what next? Connect with top rated Experts 14 Experts available now in Live! http://discusswire.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-service-pack-2-error-8000ffff.html I got it on my computer but there was no way to download all the drivers it needed.

You do not have to go into the registry with regedit. and unfortunately, it is screwing up a TON of stuff.   I have tried EVERY fix I could find anywhere, and it still won't work. Regards, Noel Reply FLOYD MARTIN says: April 26, 2008 at 7:08 am Before you do all of the things you have been told, First turn off you firewall and see it I have just purchased my new laptop 2 months ago and having this trouble scared me to death!

Kareem April 13, 2009 8:38 AM Follow Wendy's directions and you will be set! Reply Warren says: March 26, 2010 at 12:32 am Thanks, id spent ages trying and looking ofr a solution until i found this, worked first time. Now go into HKLM\COMPONENTS and check if these three values exist under > > > the   COMPONENTS key: > > > > > >   PendingXmldentifier > > >   NextQueueEntryIndex > > on a shield - this means "shutdown & install" updates.

Good Luck! Proposed as answer by NTauthority T.Welch Sunday, November 28, 2010 9:31 PM Sunday, November 28, 2010 9:29 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Try running windows updates now Sunday, August 31, 2008 3:08 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Same story with me.Error 8000FFFF for update KB929777.   Tuesday, September 16, 2008 12:50 AM Reply | After the uninstall was complete, Vista prompted me to reboot so I did.

Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, Tammy Moon February 18, 2008 5:14 AM Hey, I have a laptop and have been trying to install the updates required and keep getting the Error 8000FFFF when I click on Reboot and try Windows Update again. Have you tried running the update in safe mode? (BTW, why aren't you running Aero?

If this value does not exist, go to the next step. 12. reg delete HKLM\Components /v AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving To execute this commend you need to click on Start. You try too install it...again and again..it fails with ERROR CODE 8000FFFF. If the Windows Update Agent is not working, download and install the agent on your computer again.

Please see the following site.http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.windowsupdate&tid=59002c60-859d-4d65-850b-690f90132184&cat=en_US_56d1dd45-de9e-4fc5-9bc1-2d1d0de6daee&lang=en&cr=US&sloc=en-us&m=1&p=1 Friday, March 07, 2008 10:42 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This worked for me without touching the ram as well - laptop I hope it does not have a side effect (!). net stop WuAuServ Note: View the Command Prompt messages to ensure that the service stops successfully. Here is the fix....put away the screwdriver and forget about taking out the modules.