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Problems with automatic updates


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#1 bobking1945

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 07:29 PM

Hi, I'm very new to this, so please bear with me.
I'm running Windws XP Media Centre Edition, IE7,with Norton 360 Protection. Windows Firewall is Disabled.
Automatic updates do not seem to have registered for a couple of months, and I cannot access the Security Centre. I have included a couple of lines from my update log file in the hope that someone may be able to help me with my problems.
I have had some other error numbers, notable 80244030, 80070020, and mainly 80040154. One other thing,-I can't seem to access the Microsoft Update Webpage successfully.
2008-11-18 00:35:32008-11-18 00:35:33:700 1388 fd4 Agent WARNING: Failed to add and register service 7971f918-a847-4430-9279-4a52d1efe18d to the data store 0x800401543:685 1388 fd4 Report WARNING: CEventNamespaceDefinition::Init failed = 80040154.ows XP media centre edition, SP3, with IE7, and Norton 360 Protection. Windows Firewall is Disabled.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 08:20 PM

You can try Dial-a fix. Remember to tick the box that says Fix Windows Updates
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/top...tml#entry894843
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#3 bobking1945

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Posted 20 November 2008 - 05:55 PM

Many thanks for your quick reply. Fortunately, I managed to sort out the problem. When I did a comprehensive scan of the computer, I found that it was a Norton 360 update which hadn't installed properlyI
I didn't, thankfully, have to resort to any other "Fix". If I have any more problems, I'll certainly come back here.This forum is much more friendly and user-friendly than the Microsoft one!! Thanks again.




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