cant connect to microsoft sites

  Rob 66 08:33 10 Jul 10

i am unable to update my system there are update ready for me to install but just keeps saying some updates have not been installed,so i tried connecting to microsoft site but was unable to. hope some one can help me
many thanks

  birdface 09:02 10 Jul 10

Try with your Firewall turned off and see if that helps.
If using XP you could try Dial-A- Fix that sorts out some updating problems.
Or give Malwarebytes free a run to see if it finds any problems.

  Rob 66 10:47 10 Jul 10

cheers buteman
tried that i can now get on microsoft site but still unable to use updates,im running vista if that help thanks

  birdface 18:02 10 Jul 10

Have you tried setting Microsoft updates to automatic,and then see if you get the updates.
Or if set to automatic switch it of try Manually Updating windows and see if it lets you.
If not switch automatically update back on and try manually once more.

  Ashrich 00:04 11 Jul 10

I don't suppose you are using Avast anti virus are you ? It has been known to do this , so have other anti virus programs , temporarily disable yours and try again .


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