Error 0x800401f0 when you update RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feeds in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise More

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have update 2857650 installed on a computer that is running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
  • You subscribe to a workspace through the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feature. Therefore, you can download the application feeds and set shortcuts on the Start menu.
In this scenario, the subscribed feeds of applications cannot be updated automatically, and you receive the following error code:

0x800401f0

Resolution


To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods to obtain and install the update:

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

The following files are also available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 7Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2Download Download the package now.
All supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2Download Download the package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Update detail information


Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must be running one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

More Information


For more information about the RemoteApp and Desktop Connections feature, go to the following Microsoft website: For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates