Windows updates/Windows defender update

  ACOLYTE 12:34 26 Apr 2006
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There are 2 there to download from the MS update site:

KB:905474
KB:900485

and a defender update,although i had trouble getting this,it failed for some reason and it still failed when i tried to update defender manually,something about the wrong diskette being inserted and i needed diskette 2 in the drive?.

  Lettervanman 14:29 26 Apr 2006

Don't know about the diskette,my Defender updated automatically to-day KB15597.
Now Shows: Version 1.1.1347.0
Engine Version 1.1.1372.0
Definition Version 1.14.1408.8

  BurrWalnut 15:03 26 Apr 2006

I'm getting the same on all 3 PCs.

For each attempt to download/install, it also puts a folder on the C drive, with a meaningless name in hexadecimal.

  Jackcoms 16:46 26 Apr 2006

I had exactly the same problems today with Defender.

In the end I un-installed and re-installed it.

It then updated OK using Defender's own update function.

I know that this program is a Beta but, IMHO, it's still rather 'buggy'. :-(

  ACOLYTE 08:56 27 Apr 2006

Yes,i tried again today to get the update and it failed again with the same error,so i uninstalled and reinstalled,it then updated ok,buggy i agree but worth having).


Thx all.

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