Error 80070005 Windows update. Help, please

I have a dell inspiron 1525 Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit), service Pack2.  I can't preform an update with this computer.  When I try to update, I get the error code 80070005 Windows update encountered an unknown error.

Also my Active X does not work properly because it does not run Active X.


If you still experience this issue then try the following.
Create a new admin user account and test.
Make sure your system is clean of virus\malware.  Get rid of malware

If you still have a problem, post back with what updates fail and errors for each of them. Mike - Engineer Support Microsoft Answers
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