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Vista no updates 80070005

By patdi_1
Jun 5, 2009
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  1. I have a vista home premium laptop that will not allow updates. I get windows encountered an unknown error 80070005. Any thoughts?
  2. patdi_1

    patdi_1 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 36

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    I finally got the the updates to work by disabling the UAC by going into the regedit, make a registries backup and updating the following:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\
    CurrentVersion\Policies\System\EnableLUA to 0.

    At this point, Windows update started to work.
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