Error Code 80070641: KB#'S 982726, 2597166, 2553371, 2597981, 2589345, 2604111, 2604121, 2656405

Have downloaded Windows Updates.  Successful with others.  These Updates will not work.  Error Code 641 and 80070641 respond.  One shows that it is downloaded, but will not install.


Just happened, 05/10/12.


Please advise.


KB:  982726, 2597166, 2553371, 2597981, 2589345, 2604111, 2604121, 2656405.


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Last updated March 26, 2018 Views 279 Applies to:



The definition of the error code you’ve received 0x80070641 can be found below:

ERROR_INSTALL_SERVICE_FAILURE - The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed.


Method 1: Re-install latest windows installer or you can try following command in command prompt.

a) Click on Start; in the start search type cmd.

b) Right click on cmd.exe and choose “Run as administrator.”

c) Type the following command and press Enter

MSIEXEC /Unregister
MSIEXEC /Regserver


Method 2:
Please visit the below mentioned MS links for the resolutions related to error code : 0x80070641

Hope this may resolve your issues.

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