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This article describes the software update that applies to versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that are mentioned in the "Applies to" section. This software update will be a prerequisite to install service packs. Additionally, this update improves reliability when you install or remove Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 updates and service packs.
Note This update is replaced by the update that is described in the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2533552/ )An update that prevents a "0xC0000034" error message when you try to install Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is available
Article ID: 976902 - Last Review: 01 June 2011 - Revision: 7.0