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Error that you see in the upper-right corner when you visit the Windows
Update Web site on a Windows XP-based computer: "[Error number: 0x8DDD0004]"
Error message when you scan for updates on a Windows XP Service Pack 2-based
computer: "Error number: 0x8DDD0004"
Also check and make sure you accepted the Microsoft Trust Certificate
See: To turn on automatic updating of trusted root authority certificates
1. In Control Panel, open Add or Remove Programs
2. Click Add/Remove Windows Components.
3. Select the Update Root Certificates check box.
4. Click Next, and then click Finish.
.. To open Add/Remove Windows Components, click Start, click Control Panel,
click Add or Remove Programs, and then click Add/Remove Windows Components.
TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2009 - Update Services
How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco
"Disgruntled Customer" <DisgruntledCustomer@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote
in message news:6321B786-891A-4F76-B951-2DE652549DDA@microsoft.com...
>I cannot, for my life, get access to the Windows Update page of updates and
> as a result cannot receive any updates, as I keep getting this error code,
> 0x8DDD0004. I tried the MS suggested solutions but to no avail, changed
> security in Registry as they suggested , enabled the Web Control requried,
> logged on as Administrator but still no resolution.
> Any thoughts from anyone?
> Terry H