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Unable to use windows update RRS feed

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  • I get the following from the Genuine Windows Validation tool .

    Validation Incomplete: Unable to Perform Validation

    [0x80080299]

    Why didn’t my machine complete validation?

    You have encountered an unknown error. Please contact your local product support team for further assistance with this issue.
    I've run a program called Microsoft Genuine Advantage Diagnostic Tool 1.5.0530.2 and I'm pasting its results

    WGA Diagnostic Data (1.5.0530.2):
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    Genuine Validation Status: Genuine
    Windows Product Key: *****-*****-KX9HW-YM6W9-XHR2G
    Windows Product Key Hash: 8a+5HJJ0ZwuZ7+2DOTFIcn8INBM=
    Windows Product ID: 55277-OEM-2111907-00110
    Windows Product ID Type: 2
    Windows License Type: OEM SLP
    Windows OS version: 5.1.2600.2.00010300.0.0.hom
    Download Center code: 6BQM33F
    ID: 5e7b16c1-0faf-450e-895a-7775aae46f33
    Is Admin: Yes
    AutoDial: No
    Registry: 0x0
    WGA Version: Failed to retireve file version. - 0x80070006
    Signature Type: Unknown.
    Validation Diagnostic: 16E0B333-138-80004005

    Scan: Complete
    Cryptography: Complete

    Office Status: 109
    Office Diagnostics: B4D0AA8B-467-80070002

    Proxy settings: N/A
    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Win32)
    Default Browser: C:\PROGRA~1\MOZILL~1\FIREFOX.exe
    Download signed ActiveX controls: Prompt
    Download unsigned ActiveX controls: Disabled
    Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins: Allowed
    Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe: Disabled
    Allow scripting of Internet Explorer Webbrowser control:
    Active scripting:
    Script ActiveX controls marked as safe for scripting:

    Office Details: <GenuineResults><MachineData><UGUID>5e7b16c1-0faf-450e-895a-7775aae46f33</UGUID><Version>1.5.0530.2</Version><OS>5.1.2600.2.00010300.0.0.hom</OS><PKey>*****-*****-*****-*****-XHR2G</PKey><PID>55277-OEM-2111907-00110</PID><PIDType>2</PIDType><SID>S-1-5-21-329068152-926492609-725345543</SID><SYSTEM><Manufacturer>Sony Corporation</Manufacturer><Model>PCV-RX550(UC)</Model></SYSTEM><BIOS><Manufacturer>Award Software, Inc.</Manufacturer><Version>ACPI BIOS Revision 1005</Version><SMBIOSVersion major="2" minor="3"/><Date>20020620******.******+***</Date><SLPBIOS>Sony Corporation,Sony Corporation</SLPBIOS></BIOS><HWID>2F3932370184C05E</HWID><UserLCID>0409</UserLCID><SystemLCID>0409</SystemLCID><TimeZone>Central Standard Time(GMT-06:00)</TimeZone></MachineData>      <Software><Office><Result>109</Result><Products/></Office></Software></GenuineResults> 
    Any help would be appreciated. Running this computer on the net without updates is dangerous.
    Thanks
    Wednesday, May 24, 2006 10:53 AM

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