Error number: 0x80070424 when trying to use windows update

When trying to use windows update I get this error: Error number: 0x80070424.  Also, auto updates in security center is off, and I can not turn it on.
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To solve the Error number: 0×80070424 in Windows Update follow the steps below:-

  • Click on Start -> Run
  • and paste the command below and enter

    %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\REGSVR32.EXE %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\WUAUENG.DLL

    This came from microsoft.com and it worked for me! :)

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RichardTensing,

Try the other steps mentioned in the below article

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509997

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<http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968002/>

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If no joy, click the Start orb, in the Start Search field type in

cmd

Right click cmd.exe and choose 'Run as administer'. Follow the prompts to allow the Command Prompt to run.

At the prompt, type in the below and press Enter after *each* command

regsvr32 wuaueng.dll

exit

Restart the system and see if it can update now.

04/27/1107:46:36 am


 

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