Hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.
Exactly what updates are you refering to?
I am assuming you are talking about microsoft's windows update.
Your firewall most likely took control of the program with a rule, do you still have this firewall installed?
Here is some information from Microsoft for error 0x80248011. It is the second number listed on this page.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883821
Here's the clip.
0x80248011 error code
Before you resolve this problem, clear the Microsoft Internet Explorer cache. To do this, following these steps:
On the Internet Explorer Tools menu, click Internet Options.
On the General tab, click Delete Files in the Temporary Internet Files section.
Click OK, and then click OK again.
To resolve this error, recreate the database that stores Windows Update information or Microsoft Update information on your computer. To do this, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run type cmd in the Open box, and then click OK.
At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: net stop wuauserv
At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: cd /d c:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution
Where c:\Windows is the folder where Windows is installed.
At the command prompt, type the following command including the quotes, and then press ENTER: rd /S /Q DataStore
At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER: net start wuauserv.
Exit the command prompt window.
If this does not resolve the problem please let us know.
Edited by MrBruce1959, 28 August 2010 - 01:28 PM.