error 0.8008001

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by windows update shows red x, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. unable to update
    windows update shows red x, Oct 20, 2004
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  2. Hi,

    If you are getting error 0x8008001. Try following procedure.

    1. start -> Run -> cmd
    2. type the following command
    "regsvr32 softpub.dll" (without quotation marks)
    "regsvr32 wintrust.dll" (without quotation marks)

    3. restart computer
    4. run windows update.

    The problem should be resolved. Please let me know if following given steps

    Thank You,


    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
    Harish.G [MSFT], Dec 14, 2004
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