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Windows update: Error 80073712

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January 19, 2013 9:23:19 PM

Hey everyone,
i'm currently doing updates for my new computer but ive been having trouble since i first started it, i even re-installed it before...

So the problem is: Whenever i check for windows updates (on windows 8 x64) it finds ONE update KB2764462 but it keeps failing... the error code is 80073712

Is anyone able to help me?
thanks in advance
January 19, 2013 10:29:24 PM

Things i've already tried:
CHKDSK
Ccleaner
sfc /scannow
Clean boot
removing pending.xml
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January 20, 2013 3:27:55 PM

that didnt help
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September 5, 2014 5:41:29 AM

Windows Update Error 80073712 occurs due to missing or corrupt component of the Windows update service or system files gets corrupt or damage. It is a common but critical issue so never take it easy and remove as soon as possible. You can fix Windows update error 80073712 if you repair Windows, restore, and scan the system. Sometime malicious programs or background running programs antivirus, firewall disturb Windows update so close all running services, disable unused applications.
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