when i tried to go to get my auto updates from IE by going to tools
then windows update i get this ERROR MESSAGE NO:0x8DDD0004
PLEASE HELP HOW DO I FIX IT
IM USING WINDOWS XP SP2
well i tried it all and it still dosent wrk
but this is whAT HAPPEN WHEN I DID THIS:
I WAS TOLD MY MS TO GO TO START
THEN USER ACCOUNTS
CLICKED ON IT AND GOT 2 DIFFERENT SCRIPT ERRORS
EACH TIME I TRIED
ERROR:ACCESS IS DENIED
I banged my head against the wall trying to come up with a solution to this problem. I, too have several Dell workstations that errored on Auto updates. (0x8DDD0004). Also the antivirus program on the PC's would not update as well. McAfee Enterpise could not find "valid repositories" when trying to update the defs. After several application reinstalls and registry edits, it finally struck me. And the knuckleheads in Redmond should take note of this if they visit here...
I had updated these machines before from Microsoft with optional hardware updates. One of these updates was for the NIC. An Intel PRO/1000 MT to be precise. I checked the date on this driver before installing it, and it was more current than my existing one. Makes sense to install it then, right?
Wrong.... I rolled back to the original NIC driver and the problem(s) got solved. Just another example of the jerks at Microsoft not bothering to beta-test anything. They leave that up to the slobs who purchase their crap.