Windows 7 - Vista Update Error 800736B2

Asked By shurzot on 14-Nov-08 02:53 PM
I have Windows Vista Home Premium. I stopped all programs , including
Kaspersky Internet Security.
I can’t install Security Update for Windows Vista (KB954459, KB955069,
KB957097). Error code: 800736B2

MowGreen [MVP] replied on 14-Nov-08 03:16 PM
The application binding data format is invalid.

Are you sure that you disabled all of KIS' services, processes, and
firewall ? Did you enable the native Vista firewall ?

You could try running the System Update Readiness Tool to see if that
resolves the error:

If no joy, suggest running the System File Checker:

Other then that, MS offers no charge support for installation and
compatibility issues associated with Security updates:

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Vistachallenge replied on 15-Nov-08 04:46 PM
I am having problems with KB957097, I keep getting error code 80070246 and
cannot figure out how to fix the problem. Thanks in advance
MowGreen [MVP] replied on 17-Nov-08 01:01 PM
See if this helps: Stop error when you try to download updates from
Windows Update on a computer that is running Windows Vista: "0x80070246"

In fact, since the above is not very User 'friendly', try this first:
Some Windows Vista functions may not work, or Windows Vista may stop

Run sfc /scannow from an Elevated Command Prompt.

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