Feb 242008

When you try to visit the Windows Update Web site, you receive the following error message

0x8ddd0007 You need to restart your computer to finish installing a program or updates. You cannot view or get other updates from the site until you restart.

This problem occurs because of an incorrect value in a registry entry.

Solution 1

Restart the computer. Then, try again to visit the Windows Update Web site.

Solution 2

Delete the RebootRequired registry entry. To do this, follow these steps

Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.

Locate the following registry subkey from left pane


Right-click the RebootRequired registry entry, click Delete, and then click OK to confirm.

Restart the computer, and then try again to visit the Windows Update Web site.

Note:- Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it.

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  2 Responses to “Fix for Windows Update Error 0×8ddd0007 in 2003/XP/2000”

  1. simply add full rights for your user in regedit options, check the tegistry tree and choose from EDITION the ACCESS CONTROL and there check full control for your user

  2. come on just keep working, or reinstall windows again

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