The error code 80070057 usually occurs during an attempt to run Windows update on Windows Vista. During the update process if there is an underlying problem within the system’s present settings, error code 80070057 will be displayed in the error dialogue box. The error manifests itself generally because of a flaw in the HTTP proxy settings. However this error can occur in the Vista Home Basic versions which do not always use a proxy server. In both cases, the error can be corrected following the instructions and steps listed below.
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