:: I'm having trouble getting windows to update. Everytime I do, I
:: install the windows validation and then get error 0x8DDD0004.
:: I'm running windows xp home edition with sp3; IE 8.
:: In the control panel under security center automatic updates says
:: check settings with a tab to click on to 'turn on automatic
:: updates'. When I click on that it says to turn it on through the
:: 'system tab'. When I go to 'system' there is no automatic updates
:: I've tried the windows update agent and get error 0x80070420.
:: Some of my other programs seem to have trouble updating like McAffe
:: security and apple itunes
:: Anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?
:: The computer seems to be working fine other than that
When accessing the Update site, you receive the 0x8ddd0004 error
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 make sure you accepted the Microsoft Trust Certificate
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.
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