From: oo on 4 Nov 2009 06:19
"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> 0x800F081F CBS_E_SOURCE_MISSING
> The source for the package or file not found
> Any chance there's a beta build of SP2 still installed?
> How to troubleshoot Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 service pack
> installation issues:
> Free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for
> Windows Vista, but only for Service Pack 2 (SP2). This support for Windows
> Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) is valid until November 26, 2009. Availability of
> chat or e-mail support differs depending on your geographic location. Go to
> http://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?prid=13014&gprid=582034 &
> select appropriate category (e.g., Installation).
> Installation Tips:
> • Your computer will restart several times during the installation process:
> Make certain you've saved your work and closed all open applications before
> beginning the install.
> • Disable (1) your anti-virus application, (2) any real-time system
> protections afforded by any anti-spyware applications (except Defender), &
> (3) your third-party firewall (if any) and then (4) enable the Windows
> Firewall _before installing or uninstalling_ Vista SP2.
> • The installation process can take an hour or more: If you're installing
> SP2 on a portable computer, make sure that you plug-in the power cord and
> have the battery inserted into its bay.
> Vista-specific newsgroup:
> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
> sigi wrote:
> > Vista online SP2 update, standalone SP2 update and iso update
> > crashing with error unsuccesfull: code 0x800f081f.
> > Tried "readiness tool", disabled all that is not Microsoft, etc...
> > No antivirus running.
> > All other updates running OK.
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