Update for Windows Vista (KB973917) Code 80070490


I get a message error code 80070490 when installing update for Windows Vista Home premium.
On repeated tests, I get the same message. How can I solve it?
Or for that matter do away with the installation of this important update (KB973917)?

Hi S.Bajaj,

If you receive the Windows Update 80070490 error, it means that a file (CBS Manifest) that is needed to install updates is corrupt.

The System Update Readiness Tool for Windows can correct some conditions that cause Windows Update 80070490 error.

Step 1:

You can see the KB article and check if it helps:

You receive an error code "0 x 80070490" when you use Microsoft Update or Windows Update Web sites to install updates


For more information, see the link:

Windows Update error 80070490


Step 2:

You can check the links below and try to download and install the update manually according to the version of Vista you are using:

Windows Vista 32-bit - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=8da340d8-5af5-4aca-8107-ad26674bc315&displaylang=en

Windows Vista 64-bit - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=982be99c-646f-41c9-a9cc-8f30a1b1444f&displaylang=en

Hope this information is useful.

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