:: i got this computer 11-23-08. i have been trying just about every
:: other day for a month to get updates and have only been able to
:: download 20. i have this huge list of failed updates and they all
:: have the same error code as far as i can tell. there are way too
:: many for me to check all of them but the ones i have clicked on all
:: have the 80070005 error code. PLEASE HELP. i havent tried to call
:: anybody yet & im not sure who i should call microsoft or hp. if
:: somebody could tell me anything it would be a HUGE help. THANK YOU!!
0x80070005 is an access denied error.
Check to make sure that your antivirus isn't blocking WU. Make sure that
you're running as an Administrator.
Another thing you can try is resetting the security settings back to the
How to reset security settings back to the defaults
Otherwise please provide details of what OS you're using including service
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