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  • My window update has problem and the error code is now 8007051a


    It was originally 8000ffff...it has changed to 8007051a after i did the following step...


    1.    Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and press Enter.

    2.    In the Registry Editor window, expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\COMPONENTS, right-click COMPONENTS and select Export to backup the registry key.

    3.    After that, please delete the following entries in the right pane:


    4.    Restart the computer and try to perform Windows Update.



    Step 1: Verify the relevant Windows Update services

    1. Click Start, type services.msc in the Start Search box and press Enter.

    2. In the right pane, please check whether the following three services have been started:

    Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)
    Windows Event Log

    If not, please start them one by one.

    Step 2: Rename the Windows Update SoftwareDistribution folder

    1. Click Start, type notepad in Start Search box, and press Enter.
    2. Copy the following commands and then paste them into the open Notepad window:
    net stop wuauserv
    net stop Cryptsvc
    ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution SD.old
    ren %windir%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old
    net start wuauserv
    net start Cryptsvc
    3. After pasting the above commands, please close the Notepad window. Choose Save when you are prompted to save the file. Type "register.bat" as the file name and choose Desktop from the left panel as the location.
    4. Refer to the Desktop, right click the register.bat file, and choose Run as administrator.
    5. You will see a DOS-like window processing.

    Note: Please look at the cmd window and make sure it says that it was successfully started. After that, please run Windows
    Update to test the issue again.

    If the error 0x8000ffff persists when searching for updates, let's reinstall Windows
    Update Agent 3.0.

    Saturday, November 22, 2008 1:00 AM


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