Troubleshooting Windows Update Issues with Vista

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Two log files you can use to try and troubleshoot problems installing updates onto Windows Vista.
If you are having problems getting certain updates installed on Vista, there are two places you can look to troubleshoot:

%windir%windowsupdate.log, a log file for Windows Update events

%windir%LogsCBSCBS.log, a log file that tracks events to the servicing stack

These log files include the following fields: Time/Date Stamp, Message Severity, Message Source, Operation Type, and Main Text.


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