windows update

  dkuk2000 23:39 17 Aug 2003
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I'm really fed up as i have just had to format my hdd and re-install everything (see my other posting)now when i try to run windows update i get as far as "now checking for you version of windows" and it does nothing else !!!!!!!!.
Am i doing something wrong ?

  powerless 23:42 17 Aug 2003

"Checking for the latest version of the Windows Update software"

Problem Description:
When you?re using the Windows Update Web site you receive a dialog box that states:
"Checking for the latest version of the Windows Update software...
Depending on your connection speed, this might take a minute. To
ensure that you're able to view Windows Update when this verification
is complete, select Yes in any "Security Warning" dialog boxes that
appear." The update process freezes at this point.

Resolutions:
This may be caused by a third-party firewall product called Zone Alarm. Try disabling this program and opening the Windows Update site again. Be sure to enable your firewall again when you are done.

click here

  powerless 23:44 17 Aug 2003

ooooo that might be the worng one but the click here above may reveal your answer.

  dkuk2000 23:47 17 Aug 2003

disabled norton firewall but still the same.
Could it be my active X settings ?

  dkuk2000 23:48 17 Aug 2003

Sorry my os is windows millenium if that makes a difference?

  rawprawn 08:06 18 Aug 2003

Depending on when you tried to update, Windows update has been inundated recently because of Worm Blaster. Perhaps it may be worth trying again

  pj123 13:23 18 Aug 2003

read this thread click here

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