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How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070420 in Windows XP

If you have Windows XP and are receiving the Windows Update Error 0x80070420, please follow the steps below to solve it.
First, Check to see if you have Windows Installer 3.1 installed on your computer. To do this follow these steps:
1) Click on Start, Control Panel
2) Double-click on Add/Remove Programs
3) Search your Program List for the program : Windows Installer 3.1

4) If you find it there, click on Remove to uninstall it. Then reboot your computer. If it is not there proceed to step 5.

5) Click on the following link to Microsoft's Download Center to download Windows Installer 3.1
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=889482fc-5f56-4a38-b838-de776fd4138c&displaylang=en
6) Install Windows Installer 3.1 and reboot your computer
7) Go to Windows Update and try to download the updates again.
Note: sometimes you may also receive this error if Windows XP has not been activated. To read about How to Activate Windows XP, click on the following support article from Microsoft.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307890

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code 28, and go into device manager and multimedia audio controller has yellow ! mark and its under other devices, i am running windows xp, any suggestions?


Hi Friend,
Please follow the below steps,

Step 1: Go to Deice Manager
Step 2: Rightclick on the which prompts Code 28 Error and click on UPDATE
Step 3: It will run the Update Wizard and it will install the Latest Driver for the device and it will stop the error code 28

Regards,
Aysaam

Jun 09, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Application Error


How to Repair this SVCHOST.EXE error
After some investigating into the 0X745f2780 SVCHOST error, it became apparent the problem is a corrupted Windows Update in Windows XP. Follow the steps below to fix this error.

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

    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:

    REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL
    REGSVR32 WUAUENG1.DLL
    REGSVR32 ATL.DLL
    REGSVR32 WUCLTUI.DLL
    REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL
    REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL
    REGSVR32 WUWEB.DLL

Mar 30, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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error code 80040154


Error: 80040111 or 80040154 If you are receiving the error 80040111 or 80040154 when you sign into Messenger, please try the following: 1. Reregister msxml3.dll. To do so follow the steps below that are applicable to your operating system version: 1.a.Windows Vista:
1.a.i. Click "Start," click "All Programs," click "Accessories," and then right-click "Command Prompt." 1.a.ii. Click "Run as administrator." 1.a.iii. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password or click "Continue." 1.a.iv. Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
REGSVR32 %windir%\system32\msxml3.dll 1.a.v. If the file can be located and is available, you receive the following message:
DllRegisterServer succeeded in C:\Windows\System32\msxml3.dll is succeeded. 1.a.vi. If this step is not successful, go to step 2. 1.a.vii. If this step succeeds, go to step 3.
1.b. Windows XP:
1.b.i. Click "Start," click "Run," type the following command, and then click "OK":
REGSVR32 %windir%\system32\msxml3.dll 1.b.ii. If the file can be located and is available, you receive the following message:
"DllRegisterServer succeeded in C:\Windows\System32\msxml3.dll is succeeded."
1.b.iii.If this step is not successful, go to the next step.
1.b.iv. If this step succeeds, go to step 3. messenger-support.spaces.live.com/mmm2007-10-25_18.59/'%3EKorean%3C/A%3E% 2. Reinstall MSXML3. To do so follow the steps below:
2.a. Visit this Microsoft Web site.
2.b. Click the "msxml3.msi" link near the bottom of the page, and then follow the wizard to complete the installation. 3. Restart the computer, and then sign in to Messenger again.

Mar 17, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Live Messanger

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plz follow the following steps
start-run-type "msconfig" without quotes click ok - in the window click on starup tab- disable all - apply then restart. plz post your findings

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