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RE: update error 0xC800042D

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Old 09-30-2009
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RE: update error 0xC800042D
Many thanks DJH - worked a treat! I've been looking for a cure for some time.
I had Win XP SP2, now finally updated to SP3.

"DJH" wrote:

> I have been getting the same error message on a Windows 2000 Pro SP4 machine.
> The following seemed to work for me based on the post directly above this
> one by Cabbie. Thanks Cabbie.
>
> 1. Click Start, Run, type: cmd and press Enter. Please run the following
> command in the opened window.
>
> Net stop WuAuServ
>
> 2. Click Start, Run, type: %windir% and press Enter.
> 3. In the opened folder, rename the folder SoftwareDistribution to Sdold.
> 4. Click Start, Run, type: cmd and press Enter. Please run the following
> command in the opened window.
>
> Net start WuAuServ
>
> - Dan
>
> "sethg" wrote:
>
> > I have been getting this error from Windows Update yesterday and today. This
> > is a different error code from what many others have reported. Is anyone
> > else seeing this? Any idea what it might be?
> >
> > --
> > Seth Goodman

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