"Rick" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I am running Windows XP SP2. The problem I have is with Windows update. It
> loads and advises checking for the latest version of Windows update. Then
> it just stops.
> Doing a Google search I found were Microsoft advised to d/l a iuctl
> cabinet file and install. I reattempted the update and it then checked for
> a newer version and d/l that, but then it froze on the registration
> Any suggestions appreciated
Windows Update Fails:
Click on START and the RUN put in each line seen below and clicked on
OK. (do each one line at a time)
Disable your anti-virus when obtaining the updates.
Make sure that your firewall is allowing the connection to Windows Update .
This would be on ports 80 and 443.
If no joy - http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/troubleshoot/
Windows Update Checklist
This newsgroup is read by MS staff:
You receive error message 0x80070003 when you try to update Windows from the
Windows Update Web site:
Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, IE/OE
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