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Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.

Q: Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.


I'm stuck whenever i turn on my computer. I'm running on vista 64 bit SP2.
There is nothing i can do, just stucked. When i access using safe mode, the same thing just show up. I lost my vista installation disk. So is there something that i can do?
I'm missing my long lost wallpaper.. Please help! Your help is very much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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A: Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes.

We may be able to help if you give us the make and modle of your computer. If the suggestion that I will make does work, you will lose your stuff. Do you have stuff to save?
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Using a Dell Inspiron with Windows Vista Home Premium After laptop not booting had to run CHKDSK to fix hard drives issues Now system boots up to quot Updates were not configured correctly Reverting changes Do not turn off your computer Windows Vista Home Premium quot I have the Dell Reinstallation DVD titled Windows Vista Home Premium bit SP I can boot off that dvd But if I try to repair my installation or boot to safe mode or command prompt I get stuck in the aforementioned loop I can get as far as pressing F to the utilities menu as well as pressing F to boot from that dvd But none of the utilities has worked to get around that quot configured not Updates correctly, - were loop reverting Updates were not configured quot message If I boot from dvd I'm at a Z prompt loop - Updates were not configured correctly, reverting the dvd and then am able to change directory to c drive Are there files and or commands I can run at c drive that will help me get past this message Thanks in advance for any help you can provide
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Hi I just got my HD reimaged by HP a couple of weeks ago and so vista has been periodically updating by itself Lately when I startup I keep going through a cycle of quot Configuring updates stage of quot to quot Updates not configured correctly Reverting changes quot As Vista s been updating often without me realizing I m not sure which of these updates is causing this problem I have read this reply http support microsoft com kb and am not sure if this will solve the problem quot How to avoid this problem To avoid this problem obtain and install update from the Microsoft Download Center correctly....reverting changes configured not updates vista separately from all other updates on the Windows Update site vista updates not configured correctly....reverting changes Install the update that applies to your version of Windows Vista so that you can successfully install future updates The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center Windows Vista x -based systems Download the Windows -KB -x msu package now Windows Vista x -based systems Download the Windows -KB -x msu package now quot I am hesitant to download this because I JUST got my comp back from HP I have limited computer knowledge but am able to check for these OS Vista Home Premium Version Build lt ----- what does this mean my googling comes up with little in layman s terms and other information from quot System Information quot any suggestions or other info needed to determine what my next step should be I m avoiding shutting down restarting for the time being nbsp
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get this message: updates not configured correctly, reverting changes.

stuck in a loop, keeps trying to start but wont. safe mode didnt load/work, neither did last known configuration.

any ideas how to get this to boot/work again?

update: trying repair from the install dvd. see if that works.

A:wont boot after installing updates. updates not configured correctly reverting change

Startup repair from the dvd did not work.

I did use this registry defrag program. wonder if that did something to the registry?

Free Registry Defrag

I generally avoid registry cleaning programs because I don't trust them. thought id try it once to see what happened. not sure if this caused the startup issue or something with the windows updates I installed caused it. I did do several restore points. would that help me fix the issue?
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Thanks in advance!

A:Updates Not Configured Correctly - Reverting Changes Displayed Constantly

See if this command works. Type CMD in the search box. Right click Run as Administator and type

DISM /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions
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A:Updates not configured correctly reverting changes -Ouroboros Cycle Dammit!

Couldn't edit sorry, it's an acer Travelmate 3040 running Vista Business.
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Recently after my Dell computer downloaded latest window updates, and then trying to install them as normal, it says after it reboots

"Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes."

This it does and goes to the normal log inscreen, but this has happened more than once now. After a recent virus problem that was sorted by you guys on here i also have a message about blocked startup programs.

I dont know what i should do if anything, would be very grateful for some advice

A:Windows Update - Not configured correctly. Reverting changes

You don't want to ignore it, since it sounds like the Windows Updates are failing, and you will need the newest security patches and updates to keep from getting infected again. Just recently I had a computer I was working on with the same problem after being infected as well. I ended up doing a clean install of Vista from the Recovery Partition, and then running updates all over again until it was up to date.

Have you tried Last Best Known Configuration yet?
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A:Vista Business frozen on boot, updates not configured, reverting changes

Sorry to hear that, do you have a Recovery Disk for Vista?  If so
insert the disk
reboot your system
as its booting up Press F10 or F8 (this is different for each computer, it should give you two options at the boot screen)
Select Boot from DVD/CD and hit enter.  (if a message pops up saying Press any key to continue do it)
This should allow your computer to boot, and give you a few options
Restore, refresh and repair
Here is a link to Microsoft support about using system recovery, what each does, and how to do it.  Click here for the link.
If your DVD drive still will not work you can use the Microsoft DVD to USB tool.  Down load it here.
I will follow this topic for a few days, if you have any questions please ask.  Just allow up to 24 hrs for a reply, we all here help more than one person at a time.
Good luck
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A:Updates not be configured correctly

do the updates ONE at a time & see if they take & find out which one is failing

What OS have you got
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The computer then restarts and then repeats the messages. I found some earlier posts about this but they had all expired and I was advised to start a new post, so this is it.

I hope that somebody can help
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im new to this and an completely lost with trying to fix my laptop
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currently i have it sitting without the battery in and just running off the lead and the screen says
Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer
this seems to be as far as i can get

ive tried looking around online the advice is way over my head, is there a simple way to fix this problem or am i f***ed?

A:Updates were not configured correctly - HELP

I have had this happen to my personal laptop, I ended up upgrading the vista with a spare copy of 7. I don't know what happened of what the cause was. But I had the same symptoms, just a black screen and could not run the repair option from the cd (xp and vista).
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Even tho no one has answered this, I will post and finish it off in the case that it might help someone else. After my System Restore I went ahead and re-installed the updates, 1 and 2 at a time, and everything installed successfully.
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"Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer."

Does anyone have a solution for this? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much.


A:Updates were not configured correctly.

I researched about this issue and found the following two links which might help us in fixing the issue:
updates were not configured correctly. REverting changes.

Error: Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer when you try to install Windows Updates

Perform the steps mentioned in above link and post back the results.
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A:updates not configured correctly and comp keeps restarting by itself.

nightmare with vista is this,, wait till you actually get to desktop, when you get there go to windows updates..control panel, see updates you will get big list of failed updates, u can either get rid of them all and start over or

double click desktop clock to sync pc with internet.....look at big list of updates (usually all are ticked) untick them all then tick just 1 smallest you can see and try install that one, if works (usually does) as you got 1 installed others should be easier, suggest you do them all manaully, takes time but no grief then
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A:Updates where not configurated correctly,reverting changes

Try updating manually.
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A:Updates did not configure correctly, reverting changes back____Error code 0x800f0826


Try downloading the stand alone S/Packs & install them.

Vista SP 1
Download details: Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Five Language Standalone (KB936330)

Vista SP 2
Download details: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 - Five Language Standalone (KB948465)
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A:I don't think my new hard drive is configured correctly

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A:Satellite C50 - Secure Boot not configured correctly Build 9600

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You can try running the trouble shooter:
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A:[SOLVED] win 7-windows updates not installing, reverting back, comp freezing

Hi, you can either boot from the OS dvd or boot to safe mode and select the "repair your computer" option, select command prompt type:-
dism.exe /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions (press enter ) restart.
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A:Won't boot correctly after installing updates.

When you tap F8 at boot do can you get to the screen that says "Repair your Computer"? If you an access that, you should be able to do a System Restore.
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A:Install Updates Correctly-Important

Quote: Originally Posted by richc46

I have read many posts about problems due to the fact that after the installation of MS Updates the computer began to freeze, BSOD or just work slowly. The most usual cause is the fact that the updates are downloaded and installed at the same time. Many of these updates require restarting the computer. This fact causes conflicts and problems when the updates are not installed properly. Next week a large number of updates are expected, change your update settings to notify, only. Install manually, and one at a time. We rather you come to the forum giving help rather than seeking it.

Great information. Thanks for the warning about the updates coming soon.
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A:25 Important Windows Updates not Installing correctly

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A:"Reverting Changes" after large batch of Windows Updates

This problem drove me nuts.  The Windows Update database is not corrupt in this case and renaming the SoftwareDistribution folder and starting a new one won't amount to a hill of beans with this problem.   Reading through this thread, I am
amazed at the agony this issue is causing. 
The whole thing is a messed up patch from August 2012 that doesn't behave properly.  It was wrong when it came out and Microsoft apparently never did fix it correctly.  Quality control at the world's biggest software company. 

Here is the workaround.
Of that large batch of patches, first pick out KB2647753.  Put that patch in first.  Restart the computer, let it run through its update process, then do the rest.  Your Windows Updates should work fine after that.  That's it.  That's
the whole cure. 
Our friends at Lenovo are officially less than helpful on this problem, but a nice lady on the support line unofficially pointed me to this workaround last month.  But she would or could not tell me why. The official Lenovo answer is, "that question
is beyond the scope of our support and you need to call Microsoft", which of course goes nowhere fast. 

Do a google search for "KB2647753" and you'll see lots of history about this patch.  It has apparently caused lots of grief for lots of admins over the past several months and for the life of me, I don't understand why Microsoft won't fix it. 
Well, at least if anyone else goes looking for the Lenovo Windows Updates that revert, maybe they'll come across this workaround and save some grief.
Check out these links:
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What it says on the tin can.

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I prefer it if the solution was quick and easy
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A:"An error occurred while installing updates, reverting changes."

Do you have a backup image of the Windows partition? If so I would restore from that image and turn automatic updates off. The more stuff you have booting off one physical HD the more hassle when stuff goes wrong. In the old MBR days I had a 486 with a SCSI and an EIDE drive running Dos, Windows 3.0, OS/2 and Linux with several custom kernels. First it booted to Boot Magic, then if you selected Red Hat it loaded the Grub menu.

I juggled all that with no image backup program. It is much easier if you have image backups to bail you out. There are quite a few excellent free ones. These days the main fly in the ointment is GPT and if the Linux ones that say they support GPT really do in practice when you start doing multiple OS things.

Is your HD GPT based or MBR?
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I've got back into safe mode, what should I do to make it update properly again?

P.S Someone suggested toggling "Secure Boot" in the BIOS, is that worth a try?

A:"Failed to configure updates. Reverting Changes." loop!

Secure Boot will not fix the problem but you can try it, BTW start in safe mode then run update troubelshooter, and this:
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A:60 Vista Updates wont install - errors and not configuring correctly

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A:Windows 7 "failure configuring windows updates Reverting Changes"

If you have any peripherals plugged in, unplug them before starting the computer. See if the update will finally be successful
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Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Con
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-14-22-DE-03-0D
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IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . :
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Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
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Ethernet adapter TAP Adapter:

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Welcome to Seven Forums JoeyRC. That almost sounds like a Microsoft Office issue, can you post screenshots of the prompt and the click to run error?

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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A:Need Help: BCD Configured on Different Drive?

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