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Windows Updates won't download

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#1 Adam Hastings

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Posted 15 August 2010 - 04:49 PM

Windows Updates, as well as Microsoft Security Essentials definition updates, will not download, with error code: 80072EFE. The computer is wirelessly connected to a router with no proxy settings, just direct access to the Internet through the router. I can access the Internet through browsers (Internet Explorer and Safari) as well as ping. I have scanned and cleaned the computer, and there seem to no infections.

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#2 TheShooter93



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Posted 15 August 2010 - 04:57 PM

My guess is a firewall blocking access. Do you have any firewalls enabled?

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#3 hamluis



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Posted 26 August 2010 - 05:59 PM

Have you checked your connection settings for a proxy server which may have set by malware which is now removed?

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