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Service pack update failure

Posted on 2007-03-27
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The updates to my Windows 2k Server download fine but when I try to
install them either from the website or taskbar, it fails and gives me
this message.
Updates were unable to be successfully installed.

Any ideas?

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2007-03-27 12:39:01 2596 9ac AUClnt FATAL: Error: 0x80070005. wuauclt handler: failed to spawn COM server
2007-03-27 12:39:01 1148 978 Handler FATAL: 0x80070005: ERROR: Remote update handler container process created (PID: 2596)
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Justin Malone earned 500 total points
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Check your ActiveX components (Tools > Internet Options > Settings > View objects) look for anything that issnt installed. things like dammaged and unknown. all of these objects should be easly readable. if you have any that are random number letter combinations remove them.  if you are useing Windows Vista it is Tools > internet options > Settings (in browseing history) > View objects
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hey there all - turns out to be a permissions on some com object.

luck score for you squalikll99, i'll give you points so i can close questions, and i appreciate the fact that someone attempted  the question
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