hello paul, i had the same problem. windows fixed the problem via phone call.
It was my fire walls. I had spyware, windows, and Norton. They need to be re
configurated. In my case i adjusted the spyware firewall. I have a new vista
windows computer. Hope that helps.
> I have a 6 month old computer running Vista Home Basic, when ever I get
> updates etc the computer locks up and i have to hold the start button in to
> switch off and on again. Also the computer is running really slow and keeps
> coming up 'NOT RESPONDING' but i hold down cont,alt & delete and nothing
> happens so i have to switch off again. Yesterday acrobat reader tried to send
> down 2 updates that kept getting stuck, in the end i had to into control
> panel to uninstall acrobat reader. Any one out ther got any advise. I have
> just switched off all secruity to see if that helps, if not i think it will
> go out the window. Please please please anyone help??