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Verify Windows Update Service Settings

Click on Start, Run and type the following command in the open box and click OK

services.msc

Find the Automatic Updates

Service and double-click on it.

–> Click on the Log On Tab and make sure the “Local System Account” is selected as the logon account and the box for “allow service to interact with desktop” is UNCHECKED. Under the Hardware Profile section in the Log On Tab, make sure the service is enabled.

–> On the General Tab, the Startup Type should be Automatic, if not, drop the box down and select Automatic. Under “Service Status” on the General tab, the service should be Started, click the Start button enable it. Repeat the steps above for the service “Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)”

Re-Register Windows Update DLLs

–> Click on Start, Run, and type CMD and click ok

–> In the black command window type the following command and press Enter

1. REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL

Wait until you receive the “DllRegisterServer in WUAPI.DLL succeeded” message and click OK
Repeat the last two steps above for each of the following commands:

2. REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL
3. REGSVR32 WUAUENG1.DLL
4. REGSVR32 ATL.DLL
5. REGSVR32 WUCLTUI.DLL
6. REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL
7. REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL
8. REGSVR32 WUWEB.DLL

Remove Corrupted Windows Update Files

At the command prompt, type the following command and press Enter

net stop WuAuServ  Still at the command prompt,

type cd %windir% and press Enter
In the opened folder, type the following command and press Enter to rename the SoftwareDistribution Folder

ren SoftwareDistribution SD_OLD
Restart the Windows Update Service by typing the following at the command prompt

net start WuAuServ
type Exit and Press Enter to close the command prompt

Reboot Windows

click on Start, Shut Down, and Restart to reboot Windows XP

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July 7, 2011 Posted by | Windows | | Leave a comment