Help needed with Vista Premium Updates!!

  rickf 15:57 01 Feb 2009

Hi All,
Got a new laptop with Windows Vista Premium. It is set to allow automatic updates but on the task bar, the icon shows updates available. When I clicked on this, I was asked to install a bit of software before the updates. Having done that a page comes up to search for updates. On clicking this, after a short while it reports windows cannot search for updates with error code 800F081F

On viewing update history, everything has failed apart from updates the very first time. Can someone throw some light on this and how to resolve it? Never had problems before with XP on my desktop. Cheers

  MAT ALAN 16:08 01 Feb 2009

click here

this may help...

  gazzaho 16:12 01 Feb 2009

click here

This may help also.

  rickf 16:35 01 Feb 2009

Thanks so far. Will post back

  rickf 21:26 01 Feb 2009

I am downloading service pack 1 and installing it 1st to see if it'll solve the prob. noticed my version hasn't got this. will post back once done.

  rickf 17:19 02 Feb 2009

Well, downloaded and installed SP1 but did not solve the problem although the Laptop is running much faster to my surprise, Going to try installing KB947821 and see if that works. will post back as lots seem to have this prob.

  rickf 18:50 02 Feb 2009

SORTED!! with this download KB947821 as above. Now downloading and installing happily as a new born babe.

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