My .NET Framework 4 updates fail whenever Windows Update tries to install them

I am not quite sure when I started noticing it, but I realized that Windows had updates to install every single time I wanted to shut down my laptop.  I went and checked my update history, and there was a long list of failed updates, all of them security updates for .NET Framework 4.  I tried repairing my .NET installation with the standalone installer, and it failed (The logs are here: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/26799582/Microsoft%20.NET%20Framework%204%20Setup_20111221_223635735.zip, the text file is the one linked to in the html file.)  I also had a failure when trying to install Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 through Windows Update, allthough I do not have the logs from that.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I am running Windows 7 Home Premium (x64)

 

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Last updated September 19, 2018 Views 16,678 Applies to:
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Hi,

 

Method 1:

I would suggest you to refer to the link and check if it helps:

Error code "0x8007066A" or "66A" when you use the Windows Update or Microsoft Update Web site to install .Net Framework updates

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2507641

 

Method 2:

Refer to the link and check if it helps:

How do I reset Windows Update components?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

 

I also suggest you to refer the link and attach a screenshot of the screen.

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-security/how-do-i-post-a-screen-shot-on-this-forum/c86de820-c620-401c-a804-9f6337cd3053

 

Rohit S

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