To Be Concerned or Not

By msharris16
Oct 2, 2007
  1. Windows update is giving me an error of "80070002". I have tried all there fixes with no luck, Windows Help, KB & Windows Support Center. It appears to be some kind of block or hick-up preventing updates. Any thoughts, fixes or similiar happenings.

    Thanks In Advance
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    What do these "all there fixes" include?

    What does %windir%\WindowsUpdate.log say?

    Have you tried deleting everything in Windows Update's cache directory (%windir%\SoftwareDistribution) ?

    If Windows nags that the files are in use, stop the Windows Update service (or Automatic Updates as it's called in XP), or boot to safe mode.
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,002   +15

  4. mickzer

    mickzer TS Rookie Posts: 101

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