Unable to upgrade Integration Components after installing Service Pack 1

After you install Windows 7 SP1, you may receive the message that the XP Mode needs to be Upgraded ( Upgrading Virtual PC Integration Components) when you open the XP Mode. Sometimes, the IC upgrade fails and displays “Setup Interrupted”. Resolution: You can examine the setupact.log and vmguestsetup.log. A common issue is the installation failure…

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The error 0X80070490(Element not found) when you are installing a service pack or update

Symptom: When you are installing a service pack or update for Windows 7 or 2008 R2, the update may fail to install with an error 0X80070490. You have tried the following contents, but still can not resolve the problem: 1. KB977893 2. KB947821 3. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Windows-Update-error-80070490 When you examine the setupapi.dev.log, you may find the followings…

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How to resolve the error 0x80073701(ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING) when you are installing a service pack or update

Symptom: When you are installing a service pack or update for Windows 7 or 2008 R2, the update may fail to install with an error 0x80073701. When you examine the CBS.log, you may find the followings were logged: 2011-03-01 10:31:14, Error CSI 00000010 (F) HRESULT_FROM_WIN32(ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING) #396746# from Windows::ServicingAPI::CCSITransaction::ICSITransaction_PinDeployment(Flags = 0, a = 9e12b49121d141c9a55e48800acbaadd, Version = 8.0.7600.20820, pA =…

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Windows 7 SP1 installation failed with error 0x800f0a12

You might encounter an issue during the installation of SP1 for Win7/R2 where the installer exits with: 0x800f0a12. Usually it means the installer can’t access the system partition of your computer’s hard disk to update files. This is due to the automount policy for your machine being set to disable. To resolve this, use the following…

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Windows 7 SP1 installation failed with error 0x80004005 E-FAIL

Symptom: When you are installing Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, you may encounter the installatin failure with error 0x80004005 (E-FAIL). And you can find the errors in the CBS.log, like below: Failed. Attempted to uninstall a version of a non-driver component that is not installed, version: 0X600011db04001, component: x86_microsoft-windows-a..tigations.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_en-us_1992d6abf12a4412, owner: Microsoft-Windows-WindowsFoundation-LanguagePack-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~en-US~6.1.7600.16385.Windows Foundation Language…

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Windows 7 SP1 fails to install with Code 0x800F0A13, 0x800F0826 or 0x80070003

Symptom: When installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), you could possibly encounter errors 0x800f0a13, 0x80070003 or 0x800f0826. The CBS logs is like below: 2011-02-23 08:32:18, Info CBS SPI: System falls between the SRCleanMin and SRPreserveMin bounds. All VSS snapshots will be deleted 2011-02-23 08:32:18, Error CBS SPI: (PerformSPInstallation:709)Failed SPC Lite UI hr=0x800f0a132011-02-23 08:32:18, Error…

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Sleep issues after Windows 7 SP1 installation

Some customers reported the issues of power management. Symptom: Prior to the SP1 installation the system properly went into sleep mode and properly woke up. But, after installing Windows 7 SP1 you may be not able to properly put the system into sleep mode. You have to press the power button to force the system restart, and it will show an error…

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Changes in MDAC ADODB COM components in Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Symptom: ========= On a computer with Windows 7 SP1 installed, you develop and build your application that is using ADO for database access, you find the application doesn’t run on the Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 without SP1. But it runs well on Windows 7 with SP1. Cause: ========= There is a by design…

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How to recover from the no-boot situation caused by the failed installation of Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

To recover the no-boot situation, you need to do system restore or revert to Windows 7 RTM: 1. Apply System Restore from the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) At boot-up, Hit F8 –> Repair –> System Recovery Options Window –> System Restore 2. If the system restore failed, you can use the following command to revert…

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0xC000009A error on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 installation

Symptom: ======== When you are installing Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, the system is required to reboot. During the rebooting and applyting the updates (Applying update operation xxxxxx of xxxxxx), you may encounter the 0xC000009A error and hang. So you can not log into  the WIndows any more. A typical error is like below:…

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