Re: 0x8DDD0018 fixed with regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll
"PA Bear [MS MVP]" wrote:
> A hijackware infection is the usual culprit. No combination of AV or
> anti-spware scanning will detect and remove all hijackware.
> dataxfer wrote:
> > I was current with Windows Update and searched for new updates on 4/15/09.
> > Windows Update failed: 0x8DDD0018
> > Scanned computer: no virus or malware. BITS was running.
> > I came across this fix in this Microsoft Forum: 'run regsvr32.exe
> > wuaueng.dll'
> > This fixed the problem:
> > RegSvr32 replied ' DllResisterServer in wuaueng.dll succeeded '
> > I understand this links a module in Microsoft Wnidows Update. However, I
> > would like to know the cause of this breakage, especially considering I
> > have
> > all of the XP maintenance.
> Thanks for the reply.
What is 'hijackware infection' and what caused it? Especially considering I
had the current Microsoft Updates.....