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Q: Windows update agent installer encountered unrecoverable error

Windows update installer fatal error:

Windows update agent installer encountered unrecoverable error.

( need a fix )

Answer

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Hi,

·         Have you made any changes to the computer prior to the issue?

Method 1: Let’s run the fixit provided in the following article and check if you’re able to install the updates.

‘Automatically diagnose and fix common problems with Windows Update’

http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_update/

Method 2: If the issue persists then, follow the steps provided in the following article and check if that helps.

‘Unable to install updates in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2’

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509997

Also refer the following link for more information.

‘Troubleshoot problems with installing updates’

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Troubleshoot-problems-with-installing-updates

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