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By OTL ·
Download failed error [0X80042c00]

Exactly as it appears, server busy, hardware, or software ?

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by OTL In reply to Error

Point value changed by question poster, sorry folks sticky keys.

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by OTL In reply to Error

Microsoft says error does not exist, no hits on checking for the error code.

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by pctech In reply to Error

Hi,
Since Microsoft states that there is no such error code, then I would look to what is generating this error code.
Virus? - My first point of elimination
Spyware?
An installed download manager?
Although it is highly unlikely that the server you are downloading from would generate such an error code, it may be worth the effort to contact them.

I hope this gives you a start.

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by OTL In reply to

Ran xoftspy and lavasoft, no spyware detected. Funny part is that after running defrag, error came back. Does appear to be from the download manager software used for downloading, they did "fix' it once.

Possible server is generating a "too many connections" error code to the download software, as I am probably the slowest connection (dial-up).

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