Windows Update error Codes, Description & Solutions

Follow me Being a junior in the company I was given  the most painful task of updating over a 1000 servers recently. While updating these servers ranging from Windows 2003 to Windows 2012 R2 I encountered almost all the windows update errors one could get ( or at least I felt like that…LOL), so I decided to document all the error events for the benefit of others.  The list below consist of  various Error codes with their meanings and possible solution.  I hope this will be able to help others. I followed the steps listed in this article to resolve most of the errors below. Error Code Dec Error Code Error String Description 0x00000641 -4294965695 Error_Install_Service_failure The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode, or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. 0x00000652 -4294965678 ERROR_INSTALL_ALREADY_RUNNING Another installation is already in progress. Complete that installation before proceeding with this install. 0x00240001 -4292607999 WU_S_SERVICE_STOP Service stopped 0x00240005 -4292607995 WU_S_REBOOT_REQUIRED The system needs to be rebooted to complete installation. 0x80004004 -2147467260 E_ABORT Operation Aborted 0x80004015 -2147467243 CO_E_WRONG_SERVER_IDENTITY The security descriptor on the BITS service was changed by a security template such that Network Service account doesn’t have READ access to BITS service. 0x80070070 -2147024784 ERROR_DISK_FULL There is not enough space on the disk 0x80070422 -2147023838 ERROR_SERVICE_DISABLED The service cannot be started. If BITS service is disabled by the Administrator, then this error will be seen. 0x80070424 -2147023836 ERROR_SERVICE_DOES_NOT_EXIST Due to a bug in BITS 1.5 OOB setup, after BITS 1.5 install, the BITS service is deleted, but the 1.5 install...
Windows 10: see whats coming your way…

Windows 10: see whats coming your way…

Follow me Windows 10 (Codename Threshold)  is just on the verge of Stepping into the worlds. It is coming on july 29 and is bringing a lot of goodies with it.  After window 8 was released, the microsoft crew started working on Threshold and has undoubtedly proved ” How Things Get done”.  Many new Features are added to make Windows 10 a hit. lets have a look on some features of Threshold.     Start Button is back in action Microsoft was so much focused on introducing the live tiles that it replaces its Basic layout of the windows which results in reduced functionality Removing the start button in windows 8 could be called a mistake from Microsoft.But now as the start button is back and is turbocharged with new improvements in it. It is like the old one but with the presence of live tiles. We can search app and can pin apps, websites and contacts easily on start menu…   Is Windows 10 costly??? Price for windows 10 is unconfirmed, but it is heard that it will be free for 1 year for the existing windows 7 or Windows 8 users. It has been said that Microsoft will revert to the traditional one-off license fee model soon. But Good news is that windows 10 users will receive free updates for the lifetime for their devices, confirmed by Microsoft.   Cortana- your new assistant. Everyone, please welcome your clever new personal assistant, Cortana…. Finally now you have someone who will be at your service 24×7. She can search the web, find things on your PC, keep track of your...