Cannot download windows updates.

  prince midas 13:38 28 Jun 2007
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I find that unless I disable Zone Alarm I cannot download Windows updates & I cannot configure Zone Alarm to allow me,what am i doing wrong.

  A-Nonymous 13:41 28 Jun 2007

Nothing, Zone Alarm does have some problems with this, just deactivate it when you are downloading updates and reactivate it when you have finished.

  Stuartli 14:45 28 Jun 2007

You should ensure that the Windows Firewall is permanently Disabled and that ZA is the Default firewall (check out the Windows Firewall settings in Security Center).

I have no problems downloading Windows Updates and ZA is permanently Enabled.

Also check from ZA's Program Control that Windows Internet Explorer has permission to access the Internet.

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