Windows Update Fix

By | December 15, 2006

Of recent, Windows Update has been crashing the svchost.exe causing my network drives to show up as disconnected in windows explorer. This is causing many of my applications to fail. The error I was receiving was:

Faulting application svchost.exe, version 5.1.2600.2180, faulting module msi.dll, version 3.1.4000.2435, fault address 0x00012780.

I have created a simple batch file to fix this error as opposed to doing this manually.

 

Open up notepad (start->run->notepad)

Copy and paste the following text into notepad

———-COPY EVERYTHING BELOW THIS LINE———-

net stop wuauserv /y
net stop BITS /y
rd C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution /s
regsvr32 WUAPI.DLL
regsvr32 WUAUENG.DLL
regsvr32 WUAUENG1.DLL
regsvr32 ATL.DLL
regsvr32 WUCLTUI.DLL
regsvr32 WUPS.DLL
regsvr32 WUPS2.DLL
regsvr32 WUWEB.DLL

———-COPY EVERYTHING ABOVE THIS LINE———-

Save this file as wufix.bat

You can run this by either double clicking on it or via the command prompt.

 

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