Windows 7 Update KB4457144 Failing with Error Code 0x8000FFFF
While the experience with the September 2018 Patch Tuesday updates has been more or less flawless, it turns out there are users still hitting issues on Windows 7 and Windows 10.
As I reported to you yesterday, the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) cumulative update installs without asking for a reboot, and this was just a bug requiring the update to install one more time.
And now according to a new report, the Windows 7 monthly rollup KB4457144 fails to install as well, with users getting error 0x8000FFFF.
At first glance, this error code doesn’t say much, but it seems the culprit is the lack of an old update that Microsoft released back in 2016.
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