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Windows Update error 80070490

Operating System
Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit

Get the following error when trying to update system.

80070490
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WrightNetDesigns
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WrightNetDesigns
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Run the System Update Readiness tool


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976920
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Or you may need to repair your Windows installation.  The problem is with a system manifest file which is either corrupt or locked by the system.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80070490
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
Try rebooting the system and trying again.
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WrightNetDesignsAuthor Commented:
OK, I have tried http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976920  no lulck.

I will now try a system repair.

I will keep you posted.

James
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Lionel MMSmall Business IT ConsultantCommented:
I've had some limited success with this
http://support.microsoft.com/fixit/

Click on the Windows icon (2nd from left); the scroll down to
Automatically diagnose and fix common problems with Windows Update

or try this link
http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_update/
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WrightNetDesignsAuthor Commented:
The fixit fixed some of the issues and is now downloading some of the updates.

Thanks
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