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Old 06-11-2008
kr
 

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windows update failure
just tried to enter the windows update site and was told i have a mac; i
don't; ihave an alienware.
any way to convince the site it's wrong?
thanks
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Old 06-11-2008
Shenan Stanley
 

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Re: windows update failure
kr wrote:
> just tried to enter the windows update site and was told i have a
> mac; i don't; ihave an alienware.
> any way to convince the site it's wrong?


You have an alienware computer running what Operating System - be specific -
including service pack level and last date of successful update
(round-about.)

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Old 06-11-2008
Eddie Bowers [MSFT]
 

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Re: windows update failure
Also what web browser?

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kr wrote:
> just tried to enter the windows update site and was told i have a
> mac; i don't; ihave an alienware.
> any way to convince the site it's wrong?


You have an alienware computer running what Operating System - be specific
-
including service pack level and last date of successful update
(round-about.)

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MS-MVP
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Old 06-12-2008
TaurArian
 

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RE: windows update failure
See if this is relevant -

Windows Update page says "Thank you for your interest in obtaining updates
from our site."
http://www.winhelponline.com/articles/35/1/

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"kr" wrote:

> just tried to enter the windows update site and was told i have a mac; i
> don't; ihave an alienware.
> any way to convince the site it's wrong?
> thanks

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Old 06-12-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: windows update failure
<QP>
Thank you for your interest in obtaining updates from our site.

This website is designed to work with Microsoft Windows operating systems
only. To find updates for Microsoft products that are designed for Macintosh
operating systems, please visit http://www.microsoft.com/mac/.
</QP>

See http://www.winhelponline.com/articles/35/1/
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kr wrote:
> just tried to enter the windows update site and was told i have a mac; i
> don't; ihave an alienware.
> any way to convince the site it's wrong?
> thanks


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