The next step you have to do is to delete the contents in the DataStore folder. This can also be done in an easy way. Go to Start and then take the Run option and type "cmd" to start the DOS command panel. Then type "cd %windir%" and click enter, and type "ren SoftwareDistribution SoftDisTemp" again and click enter. When you click this, you will be taken to the Datastore folder from where you can delete the contents. Now your you have changed your previous SoftwareDistribution to SoftDis Temp, and deleted its history update record.
If you come across error 0x80070002, you have to reset the Windows XP default security provider. In order to do this, you have to remove the specific entries from the registry. For removing the entries, you should have to first start the system in the safe mode. After this, go to Start and then to Run. https://netbeans.org/people/271889-Palle Type "regedit" and enter. In the registry, you should have to delete the keys: "HKEY_USERS|.DEFAULT|Software|Microsoft|Cryptograp hy|Provider" and "HKEY_USERS|S-1-5-20|Software|Microsoft|Cryptograp hy|Providers". Once you complete this, you have to restart the system.