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    Fix for Windows update error 80073712?

    I just wanted to update my system to the latest for Windows 7 but now when I try to search for the updates I get the error message as “Windows could not search for new updates, Unknown error 80073712”. What does it mean? How to resolve this error now?



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    Re: Fix for Windows update error 80073712?

    Hi, Dear friend

    First of all try to download update ready ... tool from the Microsoft official website ...

    and then install it........and run the tool to get the solution

    and for the download visit this link http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downl...n.aspx?id=3132

    and again if you are unable to solve the issue cases follow these

    First of all try to follow the below steps to check if it helps

    press windows key+r now, type services.msc and press enter key

    now scroll down and find windows update and right click on it ....and choose STOP

    now again press windows key+r and type %homedrive%\Windows\SoftwareDistribution and press enter key

    after double click on Data store folder and delete all the files from the folder

    and come one step back and double click on Download folder and also delete all the files from the folder

    after that Restart the PC

    then open run and type services.msc and press enter key

    after that find and right click on windows update .....and select START from the pop up

    and now try Again.....your problem will be resolved

    All The best

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