hassan mohamed says: December 1, 2012 at 5:55 am i tried all your steps but it failed. Before beginning any troubleshooting steps, ensure that there’s definitely a problem with Windows Update. Is there a way of deleting the update so I can redownload it and install it? This File Keeps Track Of The Update History And Status And If The Status Cannot Be Determined Then Updates Won’t Run. http://findthemes.net/windows-update/softwaredistribution-download-folder.html
Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 is being installed right now. Reply Rahab Mar 14, 2015 @ 06:15:44 And no existence of SoftwareDistribution file. BaBs says: June 16, 2012 at 6:14 pm Just read the post below. Any help would be great Daryl says: June 13, 2012 at 6:28 pm The solution posted here worked for me.
Any suggestions? Reply TONY Sep 06, 2016 @ 03:13:34 WOOOOW THANKS SO MUCH SOLUTION 2 WORKED FOR ME PERFECTLY, YOU ARE AWESOME Reply Carter Sep 09, 2016 @ 09:47:13 Tried Solution 2 but Reply lakonst Mar 14, 2015 @ 11:04:14 @Rahab: SoftwareDistribution is a folder (not a file).
Thanks a lot Microsoft. Followed Solution 2 and received the following: !Windows could not start the Windows Update service on Local Computer. Thank you once again. Reset Windows Update Each step evidently may take a very long time.
This could mean that you will never again have to buy Windows. Software Distribution Folder Location Windows 7 Reply Žarko-Serbia Sep 08, 2016 @ 14:12:17 2nd solution it works for me! Thanks, much appreciated. It has advantages, like improved security, but it can also go wrong.
net stop wuauserv Next, open a File Explorer window and navigate to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution . Windows Update Error 0x80070057 So first fix step should be to check all settings in Services. Save the file to your system and then open it. But with that, it can also mean that you’ll have some notable characters to sit with. © Copyright 2006-2016 Spiceworks Inc.
Instead of Matrix Storage. I eventually, for other reasons, did a complete wipe and reinstall of Windows 10. Software Distribution Folder Server 2008 R2 it worked for me also! Software Distribution Folder Windows 7 This column is a widget area.Add widgets to Footer C for this one to rock!
It very useful note/howto to clear windows server 2008 r2: foundation update center cache! Thank you very much! But which solution is fixed your problem? Then I double clicked the windows update. Windows Update Fix
Give Windows Update another try and see if your problem has been fixed. Search for Windows Update service, then right click on it and select Stop. Thank you man. http://findthemes.net/windows-update/windows-update-the-website-has-encountered-a-problem-server-2003.html Thank you so much.
I have no windows update in services. Windows Softwaredistribution Datastore Locate the "Windows Update" service and right click select start The update service should now start and the "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution" folder should be re-created Conclusion Your updates should be downloaded again without Reply Rahab Mar 13, 2015 @ 09:14:28 I have used all the above steps, did not work and still giving me the same answer of: "windows update cannot currently check for
either. Those “geniuses” at Microsoft can go fly kite Sean says: June 3, 2012 at 10:20 am You’re the bomb dude!!! Thank you amang says: May 22, 2012 at 4:25 am great tip. Can't Rename Softwaredistribution Folder Meaux says: May 23, 2012 at 4:55 am Thank you for the tip!
Love, Mom Kevin says: August 4, 2012 at 3:34 pm Deleted contents of Software Distribution folder, rebooted and still receiving the same error message. Kind regards David Windows Updates & Activation Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and Manually d/l and install SP2 just fine. If the service is not set to automatic, start it again after the reboot.
Click "Check for Updates" to have Windows check for and install updates. Comment by Scott -- February 2, 2013 @ 10:24 am | Reply Does anyone know if there's any harm in running these updates again?