Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by bamaman66, May 9, 2007.
I cannot update spybot. I get this
error retrieving update
socket error #10022 invalid argument
I'm not sure about your specific error, but have you tried changing the site you're updating from? Next to the 'Search for Updates' button is a dropdown box that enables you to change mirror sites - this sometimes works for update problems (especially if you have a 'bad checksum' problem).
My problem seems to be with a lot of programs. They seem to work other than when I try to update them. Even firefox does not work. It shows I have a connection error. Internet explorer works fine. Most of the programs indicate they are not connecting to the internet but this is not the case because IE works fine and also my email is working fine.
Firstly I know nothing about this subject
A search says its a winsock error http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms740668.aspx
maybe a repair of the winsock will cure problem
Have you tried temporarily disabling your FW (or any other prog that controls access) and then updating again?
Sometimes security progs can interfere with updates - KAV6 can do this if you fail to configure it correctly.
This doesn't sound like a SpyBot problem though.
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