Windows update error 80070002

  Flak999 14:58 04 Apr 2017

Just started getting this error every time I run windows update, it finds updates to download but when you click install it just comes back with this error.

I have tried the fixes from Microsoft which include stopping the service and deleting the temp update files in the software distribution folder and using the DISM or system update readiness tool. The tool reports no errors found.

Nothing works, I still get the error, not sure what to try next anybody any ideas?

I am using Win 7 pro 64bit.

  Flak999 14:59 04 Apr 2017

Oh, and also my system clock is set to the correct time and time zone.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:06 04 Apr 2017

Have you run the system file checker sfc /scannow using command prompt(admin)?

  Flak999 15:07 04 Apr 2017

*Fruit Bat /\0/* Not as yet, I will give it a go and report back.

  bumpkin 15:10 04 Apr 2017

Here is some info click here

  Flak999 15:14 04 Apr 2017

*Fruit Bat /\0/*

Just run the sfc /scannow command and the scan completed with this message:

"Windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations"

  Flak999 15:16 04 Apr 2017


Thanks, but I have tried all of that already, no joy!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:19 04 Apr 2017

stop the update service manually empty

\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore* and \Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download*

run CCleaner registry cleaner

restart the update service and retry to update.

  Flak999 15:21 04 Apr 2017

*Fruit Bat /\0/*

OK, will try now!

  Flak999 15:31 04 Apr 2017

Fruit Bat /\0/\

Still comes back with the same error i'm afraid! CC registry cleaner did not find anything either.

  Flak999 15:33 04 Apr 2017

I should just mention windows update runs, finds updates to download but when you click download is when the error appears.

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