WindowsME Update problem (0x80070052)

  AJ18071970 17:56 30 Nov 2003
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Hi, I wonder if you can help me. I have two hard drives partitioned into two each C+E and D+F. My problem is that I cannot connect to the Windows Update site. I keep getting the error message (0x80070052). I have followed the advice in the troubleshooter but it didn't help at all. I have my O/S in C and have E as my installation path. I have copied my WU folder everywhere on both partitions. I also have the Automatic Udater popping up, I have tried turning it off but it doesn't work Is there a way to do a clean install of the updater? I don't want to re-install ME just for this purpose. Thanks in advance.

  VoG II 18:00 30 Nov 2003
  powerless 18:02 30 Nov 2003

Attempting to access Windows Update results in error 0x80070052 error displayed in an error page. Windows Update.Log shows no errors.

Resolutions:

This problem has been seen where the Registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion specifies the Program Files directory as "H:\Program Files" All program files are on H: However, the Windows Update folder was in a Program Files directory on C:
This was resolved by copying the WindowsUpdate folder From C: to H:

Although it applies to Windows 2000 click here

  AJ18071970 19:16 30 Nov 2003

Yeah mate tried all of those but still no joy
=o(

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