Re: Error message
- From: "TaurArian [MS-MVP]" <taurarianREMOVECAPS@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 07:49:53 +1000
Make sure the Administrators group has Full Control permissions to the Auto
Update registry key.
1. Use an account that has administrative credentials to log on to the
Windows XP computer.
2. Click Start, click Run, and then type the following command: regedit
3. Click OK.
4. Navigate to the following key in the registry:
5. Right-click the Auto Update folder, and then click Permissions.
6. Make sure that the Administrators group has Full Control.
Also check especially if the WindowsUpdate.log file will also read errors
0x80070005 and 0x80080005
(for Windows XP & Windows Server 2003
Locate the following key:
On the menu, click Edit. Click Permissions.
For Administrator and System, select the Allow check boxes next to Full
Control and Read permissions. NOTE: In certain instances, these check boxes
are grayed out. Ensure all accounts have appropriate permissions.
Click Apply, Click OK, Close the Registry Editor.
Restart the system.
If you're using Windows XP Pro make sure it hasn't been disabled by Group
Start/Run/gpedit.msc. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows
Components/Windows Update. In the right pane, double click, Remove access to
all Windows Update Features and set it to the default "not configured"
Another workaround is to use Regmon and see for what keys get "Access
Restore the permission back to default
How to reset security settings back to the defaults - WinXP Professional
Regmon is a Registry monitoring utility that will show you which
applications are accessing your Registry, which keys they are accessing, and
the Registry data that they are reading and writing - all in real-time
TaurArian [MS-MVP] 2005-2007 - Australia
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|I receive an error 0x80070005 when I try to get the updates. I found no
| solution. Helpl
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