Windows 7 reverting changes after updates


After downloading updates and system restart configuration cannot be completed and comes up as reverting changes.


Affected configurations

The symptom above may occur to the following systems:

All systems with Windows 7 32/64 bit




This should fix Windows update service:

This will fix Windows Update corrupted DLLs:

If these are not helping when you turn on the pc, hit f8 and boot into safe mode. If you have multiple users on this pc, be sure to select the administrator account. Once you are in safe mode, hit the windows globe (formerly known as start ), type run , select that, it should be the first item at the top , then type cmd and hit ok. Now in the block box type in sfc /scannow. It will take a few minutes to scan thru, then when its complete, close the windows you have opened, and select restartNow you should be back to normal.


  • Alias ID: IG20121119-001
  • Document ID: HT075885
  • Last Updated :26 Feb 2015
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