Please try the request again. Microsoft offers a.NET Framework Repair Tool. I have the exact same problem with the same 12 updates. IF it turns out to be part of your problem, it may be easier to uninstall it, and install whichever version you need.• Note in the thread "Error "The Windows Installer this content
See also XPHeads.com , Win7Heads.com and Win8Heads.com. Design by Vjacheslav Trushkin for phpBBStyles.com. I have tried the following: (from Microsoft website) Follow the methods mentioned below and check if it helps. Thursday, May 10, 2012 3:52 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote For me, the Windows installer service was not running for some unknown reason, that's why they failed. Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.7Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/error-code-641-in-windows-update/c87527d0-1faa-4e1f-bc5a-876280c430a5
AnnMarie View Public Profile Find all posts by AnnMarie Bookmarks Digg del.icio.us StumbleUpon Google « Previous Topic | Next Topic » Topic Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Posting Rules If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). The shutdown icon continually has an icon within it for installs updates and then shutdowns the computer.
Any help will be appreciated. Would it just be better to re-install the operating system? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058Niki Han TechNet Community SupportMarked as answer by Vakulkumarmore Thursday, May 10, 2012 3:52 PM Saturday, May 05, 2012 3:57 PM Reply | Quote Moderator All replies 0 Sign Kb971058 It seems that I have to keep doing this whenever I update.I hope to see a better solution. 0 #5 happyrock Posted 17 May 2012 - 10:37 AM happyrock Tech Moderator
Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Windows Update Error 641 Windows 7 Edited by Tim Buntrock Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:46 AM Marked as answer by Vakulkumarmore Thursday, May 10, 2012 3:52 PM Thursday, May 03, 2012 6:42 AM Reply | Quote 0 It's worth investigating, as one of the symptoms includes the error ""The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. http://www.vistax64.com/windows-updates/296363-windows-installer-error-code-641-a.html Is this Vista 64 bit?If so, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651 and the "Program Install and Uninstall troubleshooter" link in that page.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows Update Problem by
Step 2: Install latest Windows Update agent How to obtain the latest version of the Windows Update Agent to help manage updates on a computer Restart the Computer and install Windows Windows Update Fixit I have yet to figure out how to fix this. Help would be greatly appreciated. I have tried the following: (from Microsoft website) Follow the methods mentioned below and check if it helps.
magentry01 has chosen the best answer to their question. 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, Windows 7 Update Error Code 641 Error(s) found: Code 80070641, Code 641 and Code 80070005. Windows Update Error Code 80070641 Or maybe, it will help Mark further help you.
Add Thread to del.icio.us Bookmark in Technorati Tweet this thread 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 news d) In the CMD window, type sfc /scannow and hit the Enter key. Topic Tools #1 May 29th, 2012, 05:34 AM sportsfan7702 Senior Member Join Date: Sep 2008 Posts: 214 Windows update error code 641 Had to put in a new http://support.microsoft.com/kb/kb number For eg: How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack Method 4: Try to disable antivirus and firewall and try to install updates Disable antivirus software Turn Windows Reset Windows Update Components
d) In the CMD window, type sfc /scannow and hit the Enter key. The scan will look for bad system files and will attempt to repair them, if possible. Revo Uninstaller was also not sucessful.Do you know of any other option?Thanks for you help. http://allsoftwarereviews.com/windows-update/code-8024402c-vista-can-t-run-windows-update.php Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
It's somewhat similar to the thread Mark directed you to, but without the printer issues. Turning off Windows Firewall might make your computer (and your network, if you have one) more vulnerable to damage from worms or hackers. Contact your support personnel for assistance." Thanks.
It said it fixed what was not working but my updates are still not updating. a) Click the Start Button. I tried searching your site to download the installer but I could not find anything. In most cases, you shouldn't disable your anti virus software.
After that, Windows Updates worked perfectly.Go figure.Any strange happenings on this system since Windows Updates last worked?Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows Update Problem by magentry01 / Welcome to the Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads, YOUR Largest Resource for Windows Vista related information.You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. check my blog AnnMarie View Public Profile Find all posts by AnnMarie #5 June 29th, 2012, 12:43 AM icsd71 Senior Member Join Date: Feb 2006 Posts: 128 I have tried this
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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/kb number For eg: How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack Method 4: Try to disable antivirus and firewall and try to install updates Disable antivirus software Turn Windows Get a Professional Answer Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.Ask follow up questions if you need to. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee Rate the answer you receive. Here is a website that gives you some things to solve your problem. I am running on Vista Home Premium pre-installed on my Dell Studio laptop.
You can lodge a free Windows Update support incident request here. iii) Make a note of the updates which are failed and type the kb number as mentioned below. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and It also references similar Windows Installer errors, along with what Microsoft suggests."Windows Installer and Error Codes 641 & 80070641 Issues"'Something has happened to the windows installer on my computer.
Error Code 80070641 and Code 641 using Vista*are the two error coes I'm receiving. Can anyone help correct problem?Thanks for your help. Still a fail all around. 0 #4 deaxwylviajw Posted 17 May 2012 - 02:20 AM deaxwylviajw New Member Member 1 posts Hi. How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7 How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or
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Thanks I resolved the problem after contacting Microsoft. by Carol~ Forum moderator / July 9, 2012 10:56 AM PDT In reply to: Windows Update Problem magentry..You may want to try some of the suggestions in the below thread. Method 1: Follow the troubleshooting steps from the article and check it helps.