Ignore the error code and see if this helps with the "page cannot be
Error code when you use the Windows Update or Microsoft Update Web sites to
install updates: "0x8024D00C"
When you get errors like "is not a valid Win 32 application" can indicate
file corruption. Have you done any hard disk maintenance lately like chkdsk
and defrag etc and clearing out the temporary internet files. Also have you
checked for malaware, there has been quite a lot around lately especially
Also check these services:-
Go to Start -< Run, type in Services.msc and press Enter. Please check the
"Remote Procedure Call" (RPCSS) should be enabled, Automatic
"COM+ Event System" (EventSystem) should be enabled, Manual
"System Event Notification Service" (SENS) should be enabled, Automatic
"Volume Shadow Copy" (VSS) should be enabled, Manual
"Microsoft Software Shadow Copy Provider" (SWPRV) should be enabled, manual.
:: I am honored for my problem having been considered worthy of
:: attenion by an MVP, and I am very much impressed by the extent up to
:: which you have kept yourself up-to-date on the Microsoft literature
:: and the policies.
:: As mentioned, I am no longer receiving automatic updates even though
:: my computer is set that way. I have not repaired my OS nor
:: re-installed the Windows. I think SP3 was probably the last update
:: received. Unfortunately, I cannot check the history of updates
:: because every time I click on Windows Update in Help and Support, I
:: get a message "Cannot display the page
:: The Web page you are trying to view cannot be displayed. It could be
:: that the page is no longer available, or that the Web site is
:: currently offline. Please try again later, or try another page."
:: Coming back to kb 958052, I followed your advice all the way but on
:: clicking the shortcut, I get the message: "C\Documents and
:: Settings\.......Desktop\LoggingOn.reg is not a valid Win 32
:: application." Grateful if you advise. I am quite uninitiated on the
:: technical side of the hardware and software and therefore would
:: request for further guidance in respect of your advice: "Re-create
:: the path of the original installation source in the
:: registry especially for 80070643 if a registry cleaner is used." I
:: did at one time downloaded RegCure. It scanned my computer, found a
:: 1000 odd errors but, not being a freeware, did not repair anything
:: except one file orientation file. I must however state that my
:: problems date farther back from the day I tried RegCure.
:: I hope you will forgive my for being rather lengthy.
:: "TaurArian" wrote:
::: You receive error code 0x80070643 or error code 0x643 when you use
::: the Windows Update or Microsoft Update Web sites to install updates
::: Includes Vista, Windows 2000, Windows Server, Windows XP
::: You receive an "Error 80070643" error message when you try to
::: update Office 2003 by using Software Update Services
::: You cannot install some updates or programs
::: You cannot install an Office 2003 service pack
::: Step 2: Re-create the path of the original installation source in
::: the registry
::: Especially for 80070643 if a registry cleaner is used
::: TaurArian [MVP] 2005-2009 - Update Services
::: How to ask a question: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/555375
::: Disclaimer: The information has been posted "as is" with no
::: warranties or guarantees and doesn't give any rights.
::: Computer Maintenance: Acronis / Diskeeper / Paragon / Raxco
::: "Amir" <email@example.com> wrote in message
:::: I have WinXP SP3. My computer is set for auomatic updates and I
:::: had been receiving them till only a short while back. Like
:::: ckrobin, I also have a feeling that I have stopped receiving them
:::: ever since installation of SP3. Furthermore, I have been trying to
:::: install Windows Live Mail for the last coupe of weeks and on each
:::: attempt I get error code 0x80070643. I may add that I still have
:::: the factory installed OS plus updates received from time to
:::: Could some one please help?
:::: Another thing on which I need guidance is as to why the
:::: notification from the discussion group does not open in my Hotmail
:::: account. I had recently posted a question regarding the above
:::: error code and have received the notification, which does not open
:::: although the IE page opens, shows the correct address in the bar
:::: but says 'Done' although nothing appears. My computer is working
:::: all right and I am connected to the Internet as all other
:::: sites and links do open.
:::: "ckrobin" wrote:
::::: I have just reformatted and reinstalled xp home on my computer.
::::: After installing I started doing updates and service pack 3 was
::::: one of the first
::::: updates it installed. I'm not 100% sure but I think that was the
::::: last successfull update I have been able to get. If I find the
::::: update elswere and
::::: manually download and install I can still get them, however I can
::::: not get any
::::: updates through Windows Update. It downloads them then I get a
::::: message that
::::: says the following updates failed to install. When I look at my
::::: update history the updates do not apear there as failed updates.
::::: I really don't want
::::: to have to manually install all my updates from now on so can
::::: anyone help.