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Windows Update KB982536 Won't Install

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by thelefthelix, Nov 22, 2011.

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  1. thelefthelix

    thelefthelix Thread Starter

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    Hi there,

    I have a Sony VAIO laptop with Vista Home Premium, and I cannot, for the life of me, get this update to install. The update is the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.5 SP1, Windows Vista SP2, and Windows Server 2008 SP2 Update for x64-based Systems (KB982536).

    This has been an ongoing issue for quite some time now, and even despite extensive emails with Microsoft's tech support, I can't seem to get the problem resolved. Previous and similar updates download and install automatically without any issue whatsoever, but this update continues to fail with error code 800B0100.

    I have tried disabling and enabling firewalls, antivirus software, all that sort of thing; even downloading the update and trying to manually install it didn't help. Perhaps someone can help me out.

    Thanks!
     
  2. holymoly

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    Microsoft's solution is "go to MS online store and purchase Windows 7" :D

    My solution is get a Mac next time. I will
     
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