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error 80070426 cannot use windows update

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#1 bobmueller


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Posted 05 September 2014 - 03:42 PM

i keep getting error code 80070426 when I try to use windows update.  Also, I cannot download SP2 and upgrade to Windows explorer 9   I have tried all of the basics things, but have not had any success

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#2 bludshot


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Posted 09 September 2014 - 09:53 PM

Is it a legal copy of windows? This error code is for saying windows is not genuine.  If it IS actually genuine, maybe this would help: http://www.tipandtrick.net/windows-vista-0x80070426-activation-service-not-started-or-validation-not-genuine-error/

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