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#111745 13-Nov-2012 19:06
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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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  #716638 13-Nov-2012 19:26
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Is your PC date and time set correctly, including timezone?




 

 

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  #716639 13-Nov-2012 19:28
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Also, try the sugestion posted here.




 

 

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  #716645 13-Nov-2012 19:38
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my date and time are synced with Microsoft

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  #716650 13-Nov-2012 19:43
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What about the timezone?




 

 

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  #716652 13-Nov-2012 19:43
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  #716694 13-Nov-2012 21:07
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  #716696 13-Nov-2012 21:08
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Thats cool! Thanks for the information

 
 
 
 


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  #716730 13-Nov-2012 23:31
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Wow can't believe the timezone is now important for Windows Update! It is important in a domain network though.




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  #716762 14-Nov-2012 06:25
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Correct timezone is not a requirement for Windows Update. It's a requirement for SSL connections though.




 

 

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  #716792 14-Nov-2012 07:56
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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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  #716800 14-Nov-2012 08:08
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That's correct.




 

 

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