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OS vista sp2 64bit Reply With Quote New 27 Feb 2014 #4 coreymaragni View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Newbie Join Date : Feb 2014 Posts : 9 vista I deleted the files from regedit to the hard drive after extracting the whole detail's pane to my desktop and restarted my computer. http://www.vistaclues.com/reader-question-maximum-memory-in-32-bit-windows-vista has more info. I have made the changes suggested and am currently downloading 47 updates!... Check This Out

when i try to it displays that error ERROR CODE:8000FFFF so ive downloaded that update and tried to install it and it says the exact same error.... Bob Smiley January 29, 2008 2:25 AM I got a computer from someone with Vista Home Premium pre-installed. Maybe one of Dell's buggy 'utilities' is loading storport.sys or something and preventing it from being updated. on a shield - this means "shutdown & install" updates. >>if it doesn't show this click option a or b above until it does. here

It's smart enough to tell which version you're running, so even if it was the same fix, because I'm not using Ultimate or Business, I get shut out. I Suggested Three Downloads.. In the folder that opens, search for the Software Distribution folder. 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).

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... petrus November 21, 2008 3:46 PM Update Agent error codes : http://pierrechauvin.free.fr/windows-update-error-code/wua.html Dan Rap December 1, 2008 4:23 PM The command reg delete HKLM\Components /v AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving works for me too i Collapse this imageExpand this image User Account Control permission If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or click Continue. 4. You would think they should know the limitations of 32 bit processors or at least ship with the work around.

net start WuAuServ Note: View the command prompt messages to ensure that the service starts successfully. Gerry Thorpe April 3, 2009 12:57 AM Hi, I am recently upgraded from Windows Professional to Vista Ultimate (wishful thinking with the name!) on an IBM T30 laptop with 1gb of Disclosure Website Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Contact Sitemap Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. I right clicked on Computer on the Start Menu and chose Manage.

mobot August 22, 2008 12:58 PM I also just updated my Dell (dimension E521) to 4 gig and instantly started getting the error messages. Tuesday, April 14, 2009 11:26 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I think the following microsoft KB can solve your problem. Go to c:\Windows\ and delete the "softwaredistribution" folder. net stop WuAuServ Note: View the Command Prompt messages to ensure that the service stops successfully.

sonny s. Thank-you !"http://support.microsoft.com/fixit/default.aspx ". Of course, be it Microsoft, Apple, or Linux, sometimes what seems like the logical route is just going to cause more problems. :-( Leo A. Hamphoeby replied Dec 8, 2016 at 4:49 AM Need help with extending...

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 8:07 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote note your error code and visit this excellent Microsoft Resource : Windows Update Support: Error Codes. http://ndsman.net/vista-error/vista-error-code-0x0.php Having 4gig of RAM. this is a brand new installation of vista and this is the first time that ive tried to update it. It is working...

Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. thank you s Smith March 2, 2008 5:57 PM When will Microsoft fix the 8000FFFF error. -- Should we wait or take Vista off the computer. ?? I had to use restore points to get Media Center TV Pack installed on SP1. this contact form Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

That's not actually a symptom of this issue, it's a fundamental limitation of 32-bit operating systems. Albert Miller June 15, 2007 10:39 AM I also have 2GB RAM, the max my Presario allows. (After bootup I have about 1.5GB.) The first time I got this error, 5/22/07, It'll be interesting to see how quickly they resolve this issue.

Please see below for detai: After checking the Windows Update log which was attached when submitting the case, I found the error code 0x8000FFFF.

After some escalations, I recieved this fixreg delete HKLM\Components /v AdvancedInstallersNeedResolvingPlease note, that the engineers worked through quite a few logs on my machine to get this, so it may not Antirealist November 20, 2008 10:48 AM For some reason when I try to uninstall KB929777 it won't allow me. Posted from another blog. Maybe one of Dell's buggy 'utilities' is loading storport.sys or something and preventing it from being updated.

Re-boot and your life is back to normal and you will never have another bad day! Open an Administrator command prompt by right clicking on Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Command Prompt and selecting "Run as Administrator" and clicking "Allow" for the elevation prompt 2. And what do I do? • So I'll come clean: this is me asking myself the question. http://ndsman.net/vista-error/vista-error-code-365.php Upon reboot, it said Windows Explorer could not start, therefore leaving me in limbo with no options...*SIDE NOTE* Before I installed that driver, I had 3.26GB of ram.

If you take your 3326 MB and devide it by 1024, you'll see that you only have 3.248 GB of RAM. Thank you! The best part of this 8000ffff error is that if you search the Microsoft Knowledge base it will autofill the search bar as you type out the error number but there's They don't exist.

Vista suggested a fix from Intel that reverted one of the chipset drivers to an older one...that worked upto a point. Things like that might help..Installed the "reliability updates" from the link below?:http://forums.cnet.com/5208-12546_102-0.html?forumID=133&threadID=259563&messageID=2558157#2558157In the meantime, since you don't have KB929777 installed, please click on the link below, download it to your desktop, Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Right-click the Command Prompt option and then select Run as Administrator from the right-click menu.

paulb100, Jul 17, 2007 #4 Dad-MSFT Joined: Jul 17, 2007 Messages: 54 Sorry guy. I did that, but step 9 is this: "In the details pane, right-click PendingXmlIdentifier, and then click Delete. Can we start a pledge drive or something for the victims of Vista? yet critical.

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Sheesh, and this was AFTER opening the machine up to take out some RAM as directed elsewhere, and realizing that my 16GB RAM is in 4 4GB sticks, so it wouldn't've BOOKMARK THIS SITE, EVERYBODY !!! 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