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Microsoft Updates error codes 0x80246007 and 0x8007066F

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Windows Update errors
Windows XP SP3 desktop getting the following error codes 0x80246007 and 0x8007066F  for updates KB969679, KB969613 (ms office 2007 system) and KB955206 (sql sp3)

I have tried the following fixes:
repair.bat from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958043

Dial-A-Fix

regsvr32 qmgr.dll
regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll

reinstall of Windows Installer 4.5

Please throw out suggestions on more things I could try.  Thanks in advance.
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by:ajwuk
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Have you tried recreating the SoftwareDistribution folder?
Stop Automatic Updates and the Background Intelligent Transfer Service from Windows Services
Then delete the following folder: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution
Restart the Automatic Updates service which will recreate this default folder under C:\Windows
Try Windows updates again.
HTH.
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thanks for the suggestions, will try them as soon as I can
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Problem resolved by removing Compatibility pack for 2007 office by Windows installer utility & re-installed it, And installed the patches successfully.

That worked for the 0x8007066F error code.

Thanks jcimarro
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Your 3rd link fixed the 0x8007066F error.
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Futurenet_Solutions--You are most welcome!!
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