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Intalling updates and get an error code of 646.

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Intalling updates and get an error code of 646.
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Tech Support Specialist: Aziz, Computer Operator replied 8 years ago
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Open the Control Panel and select Security.



Select Turn Windows Firewall on or off.



Select Off (not recommended), click Apply and then OK.



Back at the Windows Update screen, click the Try again button.



The download(s) and installation should start…



and this time successfully install. If a restart is required, make sure to re-enable your Firewall once your PC restarts.



Though this solution will work for most Vista Update errors



Thanks




















Edited by Aziz on 6/16/2010 at 6:08 PM EST
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Tech Support Specialist: Molinari, Computer Support Specialist replied 8 years ago
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Is it all updates, or just a few?

Try doing a few manually and see if you get the same error:
Go to - Control Panel - Windows Updates - on each Update that will not install - Click the Important Updates or the Update itself - double click one then click View More Information (or click on it then View on right side)

Those will take you to a page where you can download the update.

Download and run a fe and see what happens and let me know.

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