spybot problems

  maccster 21:21 28 Jul 05
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while downloading spybot one of the instructions is to search for latest updates. i try this and get told that i have a socket error 10061. i then can't proceed. any help please?

  bretsky 22:00 28 Jul 05

Firewall settings maybe click here

bretsky ;0)

  maccster 22:06 28 Jul 05

i can't select any language because it says download first.

  maccster 22:12 28 Jul 05

as soon as i press search for updates it comes up with this message- error retrieving update into file socket error 10061 connection refused

  stalion 22:15 28 Jul 05
  maccster 22:21 28 Jul 05

sorry stalion that means nothing to me.

  stalion 22:29 28 Jul 05

have you tried turning off your firewall before trying to update spybot

  hatrickj 22:40 28 Jul 05

Have you follwed bretsky's link? I was the guy that found it was the firewall setting that was too high.

Alright you may be usding a different firewall but t I think the same primciple would apply.

  maccster 22:42 28 Jul 05

i've just turned off my firewall and it's still not working

  VCR97 19:49 29 Jul 05

Try searching for "socket error" on the Spybot forum click here?

  hatrickj 06:55 15 Oct 05

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