> When I go to Windows Update I am presented with the following message:
> "Checking for the latest version of the Windows Update software...
> Depending on your connection speed, this might take a minute. During this
> time, you may receive one or more security warnings. Review each security
> warning to ensure that the content is signed by Microsoft, and then click
> Install or Yes to install the software."
> I am neither presented with an install opportunity nor do I get an error. I
> simply get nothing - no activity at all.
> My other computers on my home network have updated and function properly
> with the new v5.
> I have since downloaded and installed XP SP2 in hopes that it would resolve
> the issue...it has not.
> Please help me resolve this.
Click Start, select Run and type:
Press enter after each one and wait for the success message
When searching for available updates on the Windows Update site, you see the
This error may occur if the WUAUSERV and BITS services are not configured properly in
"mrbella" <mrb...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
system account is not allowed to connect to the internet using the proxy
server. so access is disabled. :-(
as much as i know there is no proper workaround at the moment. (without
opening internet connection for system account ..... )
> same problem in the office. it seems that this is caused by passing the
> update process from your user to the update process running as system account
> after installing the v5 wuweb control class.
> system account is not allowed to connect to the internet using the proxy
> server. so access is disabled. :-(
> as much as i know there is no proper workaround at the moment. (without
> opening internet connection for system account ..... )
Create an anonymous access rule for Windows Update site on the
XP Windows Update Error 0x8024402C / 0x80072f78 when behind a
Microsoft ISA server
From: Allenh [MSFT] (a-a...@online.microsoft.com)
Subject: Re: Temporary fix for 0x8024402C error
Date: 2004-09-29 08:45:32 PST
torgeir, Microsoft MVP Scripting and WMI, Porsgrunn Norway
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