Windows Update Error 8007273D

  WightRob 21:53 02 Sep 2009
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I have a laptop running Vista. For some reason, I cannot now install updates, I get an Error Code 8007273D and the computer is reporting an problem with Defender.
I checked on a MS forum and it seems that it may be something to do with Internet Explorer. I usually use Firefox so I was not aware that Internet Explorer does not connect now. I have reset IS to the default settings and made sure that the connection is set to LAN but it still does not connect to anything.
Any ideas, anyone.
Rob

  WightRob 22:56 28 Sep 2009

Has no-one else expirienced this problem?
There seems to be other issues with this PC, like Media Player not starting automatically.
Perhaps I should just do a clean install!

  birdface 09:57 29 Sep 2009

You could try ,Internet Options.Advanced and press reset.That resets internet explorer to its original state.You may have to enable some of the Add-ons after doing it.
Have you tried running any of your security programs or updating W.defender.

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