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Windows update error: 0x800c0005
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by:sunray_2003
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Try to register these DLLS and check if that would help

To resolve this behavior, use the regsvr32 command to reregister several .dll files:
Click Start, click Run, type cmd in the Open box, and then click OK.
At the command prompt, type the following commands. Press ENTER after each line:

regsvr32 Softpub.dll
regsvr32 Wintrust.dll
regsvr32 Initpki.dll
Click OK.
Restart your computer.

Ref : http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;ko;843499
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hi sunray
i think that resolution is intended for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 only.
and i guess JamesMonaghan is using windows 98.
btw, wil it works on win98 as well?
cwkhang
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by:JamesMonaghan
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Looked at all the soltions on windows update support but useless
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by:blue_zee
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This error has been related to NIS and other Norton products.

Uninstalling the Norton products solves the problem in many occasions.

Zee
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by:JamesMonaghan
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I don't have any Norton products on the machine.
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by:blue_zee
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Format and reinstall?
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Have a look in the Windows folder for a file called "WindowsUpdate.log" to see what other clues this may provide to your problem and post them back here.
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