Solved: Windows update failed code 80070005

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newsun

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Today Windows Update ran and failed with code 80070005. There was only one important update as seen below. I unsucessfully tried the following the fix the Windows update code 80070005 error:

1. Running the SubInAcl tool per KB968003. Windows Update still failed. Next I disable Norton Security and try again but Windows Update failed again.

2. Next I enable the Administrator account, switch user to Administrator and run Windows Update. This still failed. Next I disable Norton Security and try again but Windows Update failed again.

I have previously run Windows Update many times with no problems. What do I need to do to fix the issue?




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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 22 Model 0 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 7630 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 8400, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 704831 MB, Free - 223025 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: Norton Security, Updated and Enabled
 

newsun

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Looks like this is fixed now. Unsure of what actually fixed it. I restarted my computer and it seems like it is installing some updates, so I waited and when windows starts again, I ran Windows Update and it asked me to install another update which I did but Windows came back and said update not needed. Just to be sure, Windows Update is working, I checked for updates again and this time, there are no more updates. So the original problem is mo more there and thus fixed.

 
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