> No updates are working. In Windows Updates I get error message
> 0x80072EE7. No McAfee updates work, neither do those for Windows
> Defender or Adaware. I have followed the troubleshooting
> guidelines in Windows Help e.g. ensuring no fixed IP addresses in
> the hosts file. Internet is working fine apart from that. Can
> anyone help please?
Shenan Stanley wrote:
> Operating System is...?
> Things that have changed between the time it worked and now?
> (example: Repair install, fresh install, etc...)
> OpSys is XP Home Edition Version 2002 SP2
> No fundamental things have changed; no fresh install, no repair, no
> hardware installs.
> All other functions and programs including internet appear to be
> working fine.
Ignore the title - it may fix your issues anyway:
Updates are not installed successfully from Windows Update,
from Microsoft Update, or by using Automatic Updates after
you repair a Windows XP installation
Do all suggested methods with reboots in between...
Also - Uninstall McAfee, AdAware and Windows Defender for now. Leave (or
turn on) the Windows XP SP2 firewall enabled and for now - do _not_ allow
any exceptions. Also - while in this state (no AV, no active antispyware -
practice "extra" safe Internet browsing - only visit
Once you can get Windows updates - install an AntiVirus software.
Truthfully - with common sense - that is all you should need above the
Come back - let us know...
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