windows update assistance

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  1. Bethrezen

    Bethrezen Registered Member

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    hi all

    I'm just wondering if anyone knows wtf is going down over at Microsoft coz for the last few day i haven't been able to get to the windows update sight to check for updates

    i just get error 0x800a138f now i know that windows update sight has been getting hit pretty hard by the ms blaster worm but i though they had that all under control when they changed server

    anyone know how to fix this coz i been getting conflicting reports I'm on win 98 se

    any assistance would be appreciated
     
  2. Paul Wilders

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    Have a look at this thread - might solve your problems ;).

    regards.

    paul
     
  3. Bethrezen

    Bethrezen Registered Member

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    hi all

    no can do i hit windows update and get eather this

    Thank you for your interest in Windows Update

    Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the most out of your computer.

    The latest version of Windows Update is available on computers that are running Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000 (except Windows 2000 Datacenter Server), Windows XP, and the Windows Server 2003 family.

    or this

    Windows Update Error

    Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the requested page.

    Select from any of the following pages for information about Windows Update services, or send us your feedback.

    Windows Update Home Page
    About Windows Update
    Support Information

    You can also get online support if you are having problems with Windows Update.

    Send error number to Microsoft (0x800A138F)
    Note This sends error information but does not create a support incident; you may or may not receive a response.

    help

    how can i restore access o_O
     
  4. Bethrezen

    Bethrezen Registered Member

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    hi all

    OK after talking to Paul the author of Sb i got it sussed it was spyblocker causing the problem blocking the server strange that it didn't show up on the log neway the patch didn't work coz i got limited account checked so i could use my own host file so i had to manually unblock a248.e.akamai.net which is the server windows update is now running on

    nite nite
     
  5. Paul Wilders

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    Good to hear the prob is solved :)

    regards.

    paul
     
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