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Can't update any anti-malware application, but browser works


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#1 fmedwards3

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 10:13 AM

Running Winxp, sp3.

Unable to update Microsoft Security Essentials, Malwarebyte's Anti-malware, Spybot Search and Destroy or Lavasoft Adaware.

Error messages indicate internet connection is not working, but I can browse using Firefox.

One of the programs above gave me an error message of cannot connect to 127.0.0.1, so maybe this is a hosts file problem?

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