RE: Error 800700C1
Becky - did you ever get this resolved. I've had the same problem since at
least last summer; it started after installing a MicroSoft update, and the
only suggestion from MS was to reinstall Vista!
> When trying to check for Windows updates I get the error code 800700C1. I
> have tried all of the things suggested on other threads on this board with no
> success. When I go to my internet options I get the message
> "C:\Windows\system32\ADVPACK.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or
> it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original
> installation media or contact your system administrator or the software
> vendor for support." When I got that message I went to afreedll.com and
> downloaded RegCure to check my computer for errors or missing dll files.
> That did not work. I still get the same messages as before.
> I also had McAfee as my security on the computer. I have since uninstalled
> that to see if that was the problem, but it wasn't. I now have AVG 7.5 for
> my security as well as the Windows firewall.
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. At this point I am ready to
> throw the computer out the window.
> Dell Inspiron E1705 Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5200
> 1GB,DDR2,533MHz 2 Dimm
> 80GB 5400RAM SATA Hard Drive
> Vista Home Premium
> 32 bit operating system