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When you use a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Millennium Edition to access the Windows Update Web site, you may receive a 0x80070485 initialization error message while the page loads.
This problem occurs because the Cabinet.dll file may be damaged or missing.
To resolve this problem you must reinstall the Windows Installer. To do so, follow the steps for your operating system.
Windows Millennium Edition
Insert your Windows Millennium Edition startup disk in your floppy disk drive, and then restart your computer.
For additional information about how to make a Windows Millennium Edition startup disk, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: