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Re: error 80070490


"MowGreen [MVP]" wrote:

> A poster in this newsgroup received this information from MS in regards
> to the 80070490 error code:
>
> > Here's the message I received from Microsoft support:
> >
> > This error may occur if the older Windows Update engine files cannot be
> > replaced by Windows Update Agent 3.0 (7.0.6000.374).
> > To troubleshoot this issue, I suggest we first reset permission and
> > reinstall Windows Update Agent 3.0.
> > Step 1: Reset permission
> > ================
> > 1. Please download the subinacl.msi file from the following link and save
> > the installation patch onto the Desktop:
> > http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...inityDownloads
> > 2. Please go to the Desktop and double click the downloaded file.
> > 3. Please select the C:\Windows\System32 folder as the Destination Folder
> > during the installation. Later we will use this tool to reset the permission
> > settings on the current machine.
> > Note: If UAC (User Account Control) window is prompted for permission to
> > continue, please click Continue.
> > 4. Click the Start Button, in the Start Search bar, type: "notepad" (without
> > quotes) and press Enter.
> > 5. Copy the following commands and then paste them into the opened Notepad
> > window:
> > @echo off
> > subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /grant=administrators=f
> > subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CURRENT_USER /grant=administrators=f
> > subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT /grant=administrators=f
> > subinacl /subdirectories %SystemDrive% /grant=administrators=f
> > subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE /grant=system=f
> > subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CURRENT_USER /grant=system=f
> > subinacl /subkeyreg HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT /grant=system=f
> > subinacl /subdirectories %SystemDrive% /grant=system=f
> > @Echo =========================
> > @Echo Finished.
> > @Echo =========================
> > @pause
> > 6. After pasting the above commands, please close the Notepad window. Choose
> > Save when you are prompted to save the file. Type "reset.bat" as the file
> > name and choose Desktop from the left panel as the save location.
> > 7. Refer to the Desktop and right click the reset.bat file, then choose "Run
> > as administrator."
> > 8. You will see a DOS-like window processing.
> > NOTE: It may take several minutes, please be patient. When it is finished,
> > you will be prompted with the message: "Finished, press any key to continue".
> > Step 2: Reinstall Windows Update Agent 3.0
> > ===========================
> > 1. Please download the file from the following link:
> > Windows Vista (32bit)
> > http://download.windowsupdate.com/v7...gent30-x86.exe
> > Windows Vista (64bit)
> > http://download.windowsupdate.com/v7...gent30-x64.exe
> > 2. Save the file to D: drive.
> > Note: Please select a drive where Windows Vista was not loaded because the
> > file cannot be launched directly from the system root directory.
> > 3. Click Start->Run, type: "D:\WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe /wuforce"
> > (without quotations) and then press Enter to install the Windows Update
> > engine.
> > Note: There is a space between "D:\WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe" and
> > "/wuforce"
> > Now, let's run Windows Update again.

>
> It did not resolve the issue for the OP, so MS then recommended :
>
> > It failed for me too. Microsoft then suggested performing an in-place Vista
> > upgrade, which did indeed fix the problem.
> >
> > 1. With Windows Vista running, insert the Windows Vista CD/DVD.
> > 2. Run Setup.
> > 3. When prompted, select Upgrade.
> > 4. The process takes a LONG time.

>
> HTH,
> MowGreen [MVP 2003-2007]
> ===============
> *-343-* FDNY
> Never Forgotten
> ===============
>
>
>
> gene7851 wrote:
>
> > trying to install security update KB925902. Continuously fails error code
> > 80070490 which is not listed. How do I complete installation or should I
> > ignore update?

> it does not work, so a whole lot of hassle for FA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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