Re: error 0x800C0005
From: spl (spl_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 09:13:02 -0700
OOOOPs!! - I forgot something.
Realised this after reading some of the other discussions.
I had previously installed Norton Internet Security Family Edition but had
never used it - have other Anti Virus and Firewall software.
I removed (uninstall and deleted any remaining files and folders) that this
week - doing a bit of 'housekeeping' whilst searching around for an answer to
Might have something to do with it but still have to do the WININI.INI thing
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> I am new to these discussions and I may be 'crazy' but here's my story (sorry
> if it's a bit long but there's a connection here I'm sure).
> I wanted to update IE6 to IE6 SP1 and started the update [I have Windows ME].
> When I ran setup I was having problems installing.
> The Microsoft Knowledge Base referenced an old CAB file that needed to be
> removed (why oh why can't these things work first time) - so I removed the
> file and the setup worked.
> Since the upgrade I have been having trouble with my system restore not
> working AND have not been able to connect to https (secure) sites (could not
> do my online banking!!!!) AND got this 0x800C0005 error message for windows
> updates AND (I feel) Microsoft Outlook (2000) my e-mail client has not been
> working properly.
> I think I have a fix for this problem (for me at least) as it would appear
> that all these things now seem to work - I got this from a Knowledge Base
> article about Windows ME system restore problems - but it seems to make
> everything work .
> There is a configuration file in the Windows directory called WININI.INI
> (this is updated and date and time stamped each time I restart my computer)
> and if you rename it winini.nin (or anything really) and click yes when
> prompted - DO NOT RESTART YOUR COMPUTER but try everything again i.e.
> connecting to https (secure) sites and try windows update - IT WORKS!!! (for
> me at least). If this does not work just restart your computer.
> I have to do this each time I restart my computer (what a nonsense but it
> I have e-mailed Microsoft with this to see if I can get a response [will let
> you know]
> Try it - let me know - hope it works - good luck!!!!
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> "Jupiter Jones [MVP]" wrote:
> > Arnold;
> > Start here:
> > http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/0x800c0005.htm
> > --
> > Jupiter Jones [MVP]
> > http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/
> > "arnold" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > news:email@example.com...
> > >I ran windows update for 98se and received the following
> > > error code 0x800C0005 after clicking scan my update link. I
> > > use IE 5.0 version. Would anyone tell me how to resolve
> > > this.