Users report problems with important Windows 8 update

Users report problems with important Windows 8 update.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/11/TZSEUC.jpg[/newsimage]Numerous users around the web are reporting that the latest update to Windows 8 is failing.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/users-report-problems-with-important-windows-8-update-64819/](http://www.myce.com/news/users-report-problems-with-important-windows-8-update-64819/)


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I haven’t experienced this with three Windows 8 Pro computers (two laptops and one desktop). All three patched/updated without a hitch. Is it mostly a WindowsRT problem?

Thanks for reporting this - now Day 2 of trying to fix this time-wasting problem - hope Microsoft are listening.

Re "it’s also possible to download the update files manually from here."
It’s possible but it doesn’t work - I’ve tried it:

I, too have a problem with Windows 8… my problem is that I’m running Windows 8. :stuck_out_tongue:

No issues for me so far since I installed the updates.

It seems that 3rd part software is preventing the installation and the solution below worked for me this evening:

Quote: “Use msconfig to uncheck all non-Microsoft services and restart, then run downloaded KB2770917 file manually. The update was successful and I then restarted the PC with all services checked.”.unquote

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-windows_update/i-cannot-install-windows-update-kb2770917/e2189ae7-e86a-4bf2-931a-d985b25ad950