I am trying to update my Windows 7 home premium but i have been unable to do so and every time code 80080005 appears . I want to know how can i resolve this problem.
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Check for malware:
Download, install, run, update and perform full system scans with the following two applications:
Removing everything they find. Rebooting when needed. (You can uninstall one or both when done.)
Then perform an online scan with the
eSet Online Scanner. Remove whatever is found.
Get the System Update Readiness Tool (save it) and right-click on it and "Run as Administrator". Choose the right one for you:
Let it run/fix things.
If it is still failing, attempt this next:
Reset your Windows Update Components with this FixIt:
How do I reset Windows Update components?
If it still fails, try this...
**Important** The following issues occur when you do this:
**Note** If the issue is resolved and you can successfully download and install updates, you can safely delete the SoftwareDistribution.old directory to recover disk space.
STILL failing? We have something else to try...
Use this FixIt:
How to obtain the latest version of the Windows Update Agent
Register the WU components:
If it still fails after that - repeat this part ONCE more...
Come back and let everyone know how you faired.
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