cannot gain access to windows update

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by JSH, Nov 15, 2003.

  1. JSH

    JSH Guest

    error 0x80070485 - cannot find out what error this is /
    what corrective action I need to take
    JSH, Nov 15, 2003
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  2. What operating system?
    From the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
    While the Windows Update Web site is loading, you receive
    Initialization error 0x80070485
    Problem Description:
    You may receive error 0x80070485 when trying to access the Windows
    Update Site.
    This is due to a missing or corrupted cabinet.dll file
    Please reinstall the Windows Installer.
    For Windows 98 and Windows Me
    Please install the InstMsiW.exe from

    Otherwise try this checklist:
    Jupiter Jones [MVP], Nov 15, 2003
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    martin4wdtour, Nov 15, 2003
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