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slyfury

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May 28, 2004
i keep having these same updates fail:

Security Update for Windows XP (KB904706)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB900725)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB905414)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB899589)
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP (KB896688)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB902400)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB896424)
Security Update for Windows XP (KB901017)

any idea why?

im scared im valnurable!

:eek: :eek: :eek:
 
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slyfury

slyfury

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May 28, 2004
here is a part of my win update log:

2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * UpdateId = {B00FE76D-8C87-48A2-9D5D-FD2D1336698C}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Bundles 1 updates:
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * {91F399B2-2900-439F-A782-93DA7A64CBC0}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Title = <NULL>
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * UpdateId = {B5503E2C-ADAF-494B-B3F7-15E893F84273}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Bundles 1 updates:
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * {8D29BCB8-7063-45CD-ABDE-83BFA7A4F376}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Title = <NULL>
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * UpdateId = {6E9B9E79-E08A-44C5-8D3F-250C33A48967}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Bundles 1 updates:
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * {B0F6432E-36F9-4CB0-B96D-96F090283232}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Title = <NULL>
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * UpdateId = {6D5B814E-201C-4F9B-965A-6672F85CEB9A}.101
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Bundles 1 updates:
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * {7EE431A0-0D1B-4656-B7E8-48DA2A507C5E}.101
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Title = <NULL>
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * UpdateId = {923E52D0-B0B7-48A5-9C4D-C0741AD4B53F}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * Bundles 1 updates:
2005-12-07 11:31:48 1464 cac Agent * {84B38FE7-A6CA-4E43-A956-A2C53AC0EC0C}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:50 1464 cac Handler Attempting to create remote handler process as WATERFLOW\Administrator in session 0
2005-12-07 11:31:50 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {8EED21A4-D10B-458D-B51A-1C2AAB4EF14A}.100.
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Misc =========== Logging initialized (build: 5.8.0.2469, tz: -0800) ===========
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Misc = Process: D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Misc = Module: D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng.dll
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18d8 Handler : Installing update {8EED21A4-D10B-458D-B51A-1C2AAB4EF14A}.100
2005-12-07 11:31:50 6332 18e8 Handler Installing with parameters=-q -z -er, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\dca9d8a1ecbaf4bd0e18d083156f30c9.
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18e8 Handler Install completed with 0x8007f01e.
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18d8 Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8007f01e: InstallOrUninstallThread failed
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18d8 Handler : WARNING: Install completed: result type = 0x0, installer error = True, error = 0x8007f01e, disabled until reboot = No, reboot required = No
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18d8 Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8024200b: HandleSingleUpdate failed
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18d8 Handler :: END :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:37:52 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {05E7C462-9671-4E65-88F8-180AC121F683}.100.
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 184c Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 184c Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 184c Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 184c Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 184c Handler : Installing update {05E7C462-9671-4E65-88F8-180AC121F683}.100
2005-12-07 11:37:52 6332 1ba4 Handler Installing with parameters=-q -z -er, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\925d6ee61b7b50b981d47dfff68dc8a7.
2005-12-07 11:37:57 1464 5cc Report REPORT EVENT: {D6890065-64B0-420D-8C68-6A19B38D402B} 2005-12-07 11:37:52-0800 1 182 101 {E0A7FC7E-FF6E-4559-990B-4B4A01F0AD39} 100 8007f01e WindowsUpdate Failure Content Install Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8007f01e: Security Update for Windows XP (KB902400).
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup *********** Setup: Checking whether self-update is required ***********
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup * Inf file: D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\WebSetup\wusetup.inf
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\cdm.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\iuengine.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuapi.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt1.exe: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaucpl.cpl: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng1.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wucltui.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wups.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wups2.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:29 8008 1f4c Setup * IsUpdateRequired = No
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup *********** Setup: Checking whether self-update is required ***********
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup * Inf file: D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\WebSetup\wusetup.inf
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\cdm.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\iuengine.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuapi.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt1.exe: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaucpl.cpl: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wuaueng1.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wucltui.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wups.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup Update NOT required for D:\WINDOWS\system32\wups2.dll: target version = 5.8.0.2469, required version = 5.8.0.2469
2005-12-07 11:40:45 8008 1f4c Setup * IsUpdateRequired = No
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 1ba4 Handler Install completed with 0x8007f01e.
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 184c Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8007f01e: InstallOrUninstallThread failed
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 184c Handler : WARNING: Install completed: result type = 0x0, installer error = True, error = 0x8007f01e, disabled until reboot = No, reboot required = No
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 184c Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8024200b: HandleSingleUpdate failed
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 184c Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 184c Handler :: END :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 184c Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:43:30 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {19BE7AEC-E02B-4F0A-B7A7-EAB0E2351528}.100.
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 18d8 Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 18d8 Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 18d8 Handler : Installing update {19BE7AEC-E02B-4F0A-B7A7-EAB0E2351528}.100
2005-12-07 11:43:30 6332 1f44 Handler Installing with parameters=-q -z -er, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\94d4564c331fd50de11e52451ac2e679.
2005-12-07 11:43:35 1464 1e5c Report REPORT EVENT: {3FD76BDF-9CA1-4ECF-848E-9103D6E8A32F} 2005-12-07 11:43:30-0800 1 182 101 {EE49A276-D4AE-4C9E-829E-7901D10055E0} 100 8007f01e WindowsUpdate Failure Content Install Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8007f01e: Security Update for Windows XP (KB899589).
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 1f44 Handler Install completed with 0x8007f01e.
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 18d8 Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8007f01e: InstallOrUninstallThread failed
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 18d8 Handler : WARNING: Install completed: result type = 0x0, installer error = True, error = 0x8007f01e, disabled until reboot = No, reboot required = No
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 18d8 Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8024200b: HandleSingleUpdate failed
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 18d8 Handler :: END :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:48:30 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {91F399B2-2900-439F-A782-93DA7A64CBC0}.100.
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 184c Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 184c Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 184c Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 184c Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 184c Handler : Installing update {91F399B2-2900-439F-A782-93DA7A64CBC0}.100
2005-12-07 11:48:30 6332 1bd0 Handler Installing with parameters=-q -z -er, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\f7a4b3723a3aad7955ede9785b307e88.
2005-12-07 11:48:35 1464 5cc Report REPORT EVENT: {7801B755-EEEE-4A63-A539-4DFC7DFE9711} 2005-12-07 11:48:30-0800 1 182 101 {9197DADA-DE1C-420F-B558-E7018602E960} 100 8007f01e WindowsUpdate Failure Content Install Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8007f01e: Security Update for Windows XP (KB901017).
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 1bd0 Handler Install completed with 0x8007f01e.
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 184c Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8007f01e: InstallOrUninstallThread failed
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 184c Handler : WARNING: Install completed: result type = 0x0, installer error = True, error = 0x8007f01e, disabled until reboot = No, reboot required = No
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 184c Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8024200b: HandleSingleUpdate failed
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 184c Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 184c Handler :: END :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 184c Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:53:39 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {8D29BCB8-7063-45CD-ABDE-83BFA7A4F376}.100.
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 18d8 Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 18d8 Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 18d8 Handler : Installing update {8D29BCB8-7063-45CD-ABDE-83BFA7A4F376}.100
2005-12-07 11:53:39 6332 1d9c Handler Installing with parameters=-q -z -er, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\0a64105b28649fe1b2ff8808a8336ecb.
2005-12-07 11:53:44 1464 5cc Report REPORT EVENT: {96CFD9CD-EDF9-440F-B46C-CB2E54FC4469} 2005-12-07 11:53:39-0800 1 182 101 {B00FE76D-8C87-48A2-9D5D-FD2D1336698C} 100 8007f01e WindowsUpdate Failure Content Install Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8007f01e: Security Update for Windows XP (KB905414).
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 1d9c Handler Install completed with 0x8007f01e.
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18d8 Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8007f01e: InstallOrUninstallThread failed
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18d8 Handler : WARNING: Install completed: result type = 0x0, installer error = True, error = 0x8007f01e, disabled until reboot = No, reboot required = No
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18d8 Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8024200b: HandleSingleUpdate failed
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18d8 Handler :: END :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:58:43 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {B0F6432E-36F9-4CB0-B96D-96F090283232}.100.
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 184c Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 184c Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 184c Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 184c Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 184c Handler : Installing update {B0F6432E-36F9-4CB0-B96D-96F090283232}.100
2005-12-07 11:58:43 6332 18b8 Handler Installing with parameters=-q /Z -ER, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\22c734c12ba2228809e817e4675732a3.
2005-12-07 11:58:48 1464 5cc Report REPORT EVENT: {B6965E5F-8772-49FC-940C-8475DA678B50} 2005-12-07 11:58:43-0800 1 182 101 {B5503E2C-ADAF-494B-B3F7-15E893F84273} 100 8007f01e WindowsUpdate Failure Content Install Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8007f01e: Security Update for Windows XP (KB904706).
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 e4 AU AU setting client response for sessionId 0x0 to 'Active'
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU AU received install approval from client for 8 updates
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU #############
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU ## START ## AU: Install updates
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU #########
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU # Agent can not allow installs right now
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU # Exit code = 0x80240016
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU #########
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU ## END ## AU: Install updates
2005-12-07 12:01:43 1464 cb4 AU #############
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 18b8 Handler Install completed with 0x8007f01e.
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 184c Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8007f01e: InstallOrUninstallThread failed
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 184c Handler : WARNING: Install completed: result type = 0x0, installer error = True, error = 0x8007f01e, disabled until reboot = No, reboot required = No
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 184c Handler FATAL: UH: 0x8024200b: HandleSingleUpdate failed
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 184c Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 184c Handler :: END :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 184c Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 12:03:52 1464 cac DnldMgr Preparing update for install, updateId = {7EE431A0-0D1B-4656-B7E8-48DA2A507C5E}.101.
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::::::
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 18d8 Handler :: START :: Handler: Windows Patch Install
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 18d8 Handler :::::::::
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 18d8 Handler : Updates to install = 1
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 18d8 Handler : Installing update {7EE431A0-0D1B-4656-B7E8-48DA2A507C5E}.101
2005-12-07 12:03:52 6332 1d3c Handler Installing with parameters=-q -z -er, sandbox=D:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download\0ad26524c298df9a41026d3b49a38936.
2005-12-07 12:03:57 1464 5cc Report REPORT EVENT: {2F9A1A29-F645-4C06-9FD8-E7462E51D20C} 2005-12-07 12:03:52-0800 1 182 101 {6E9B9E79-E08A-44C5-8D3F-250C33A48967} 100 8007f01e WindowsUpdate Failure Content Install Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8007f01e: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP (KB896688).
 
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slyfury

slyfury

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thanks,

i tried adware, spybot search and destroy, AVG, zonalarm AV and AS but nuthing.

this is weird...could it be a windows setting?
 

grumperfish

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Have you changed your bootscreen? I did this last year and it caused problems when installing SP2. I had to revert to the backup (old) kernel when booting XP to get it to install, but it was fine afterwards.
 
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slyfury

slyfury

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i havn't changed my boot screen but, i do have another entry to a previous windows install...could that be it?
 

tom10167

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Been there, done that.

This is a pretty consistent problem on 2000 machines. It basically all comes down to the new Windows Installer program.

It's not anything serious, so I wouldn't try and solve the problem. What you should do is type in KB54879539u5 or whatever, you can almost always download the standalone file in a non-update manner and install it manually and it won't fail that way.

Bestaluck
 

grumperfish

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Oh yeah- can't believe I didn't remember this earlier- download the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (version 2.0 - either search the MS website or check google for mirrors). It will scan your comp and pick out the updates you don't have. Reboot after installing each one even though it's a pain, or you'll risk crippling your XP install.

Either way, it works and you'll get your updates.
 

tenchi86

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Yeah, as already said this happens a lot. Just either try and clear all your settings and unistall the new winodws update tool. Or just try and download the real update file, and install it that way. (infact this just happened to me on XP but all I had to do was go to the XP website and download the update and not use the auto update feature)
 

redduc900

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Here's a few things for you to try. After each step, try to install the updates again. Rename the Edb.log file... Start | Run | Type cmd, and click OK | At the command prompt, type:

ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2\Edb.log *.tst ...and hit ENTER.

Check to make sure Cryptographic Services is set to Automatic... Start | Run | Type services.msc, and click OK | Right click Cryptographic Services, and select Properties | Click Automatic for Startup type, and then click Start.

Rename the Catroot2 folder in the %systemroot%\System32 directory... Start | Run | Type cmd, and click OK | Type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each line...

net stop cryptsvc
ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 oldcatroot2
net start cryptsvc
exit