Please insert the Windows XP CD into your CD/DVD drive.
Click Start, then Run
Copy and paste the command below into the text box (with out the quotation marks)
During the scan you may be asked to Insert the A Windows XP CD, if this happens just click retry and let it do its thing.
If problem is not solved then try this::
Click Start => My computer, on the mneu bar click Tools => Folder options, click on the tab View, tick Show hidden files and folders also untick Hide protected operating system files, click Apply => Ok.
Double click on C:\ => Windows => Inf, find ie.inf right click on it and click Install
If windows update is not working, START > RUN > regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
Thanks for the solution. Can you tell me how this works?
Microsoft engineers were unable to solve this problem other than to suggest clean off your hard drive and start over - you have a bad virus lurking somewhere that lies to all the virus programs and your computer is compromized. SCARE SCARE.