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Topic # 111745 13-Nov-2012 19:06 Send private message

I just downloaded windows 8 and I found an update.  I tried to install it. It said "Update Failed" and had an the following error code: "80073712"  If anyone can help I would really appreciate it!  I really need help and these forums is all I can think of.  Thank you.

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  Reply # 716638 13-Nov-2012 19:26 Send private message

Is your PC date and time set correctly, including timezone?




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  Reply # 716639 13-Nov-2012 19:28 Send private message

Also, try the sugestion posted here.






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  Reply # 716645 13-Nov-2012 19:38 Send private message

my date and time are synced with Microsoft

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  Reply # 716650 13-Nov-2012 19:43 Send private message

What about the timezone?






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  Reply # 716652 13-Nov-2012 19:43 Send private message

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  Reply # 716694 13-Nov-2012 21:07 Send private message

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  Reply # 716696 13-Nov-2012 21:08 Send private message

Thats cool! Thanks for the information

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  Reply # 716730 13-Nov-2012 23:31 Send private message

Wow can't believe the timezone is now important for Windows Update! It is important in a domain network though.





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  Reply # 716762 14-Nov-2012 06:25 Send private message

Correct timezone is not a requirement for Windows Update. It's a requirement for SSL connections though.






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  Reply # 716792 14-Nov-2012 07:56 Send private message

My Timezone is set to: (UTC+12:00 Auckland, Wellington. Is that right? I live in Christchurch, so I think its ok?

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  Reply # 716800 14-Nov-2012 08:08 Send private message

That's correct.




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