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#1 trollocks

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Posted 19 June 2009 - 07:40 PM

i have an update waiting to install in the taskbar.when i try to install it gives me the following error message. error when installing <str_msg>. then some tech info about mefhod wapi::internetreadfile the operation timed out. anyone have a clue what this is??

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Posted 20 June 2009 - 07:45 PM

Hi, this may help your issue.
Open a command prompt and follow the instuctions:
Method 1: Register the Wups2.dll file in Windows
To register the Wups2.dll file in Windows, follow these steps:
Stop the Automatic Updates service. To do this, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
net stop wuauserv
Register the Wups2.dll file. To do this, follow these steps:
At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll
Note For a computer that is running Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
regsvr32 %windir%\syswow64\wups2.dll
Click OK on each verification message that you receive.
Start the Automatic Updates service. To do this, type the following command at the command prompt, and then press ENTER:
net start wuauserv
Exit the command prompt. To do this type exit, and then press ENTER
MCP
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