I am having a problem posting a problem to microsoft.public.officeupdate,
microsoft.public.outlook.general and microsoft.public.windowsupdate. I can
post to microsoft.public.publisher. So, maybe with this post it will arrive
My problem is that recently when closing Office Outlook 2007 on my Windows
Vista Ultimate system I have noticed that I get a message that Outlook 2007
did not close correctly and that the data file is being checked for errors.
I went to Outlook's Help drop down menu and chose Office Diagnostics. After
the system completed its process, I learned that Office has not been
When I go to Windows Update (Windows is up to date) and Click on Get updates
for more products button, it takes me to the Microsoft site to Try Microsoft
Update today, I click on the Start Now button, I then receive the following:
[Error number: 0x8DDD0002]
To install updates from this website, you must be logged on as an
administrator or a member of the Administrators group on your computer. If
you use Windows XP, you can see if you are an administrator by going to User
Accounts in Control Panel.
Note: If your computer is connected to a network, network policy settings
might also prevent you using this website. Contact your system administrator
for help with updates.
On the newsgroups, I found a reference to:
I have performed Methods 1 thru 4, with no positive results.
Method 5 results in an "access denied" message.
Method 6 also provides nothing positive.
Any suggestions as to why I can't post to the newsgroups and to install
Microsoft Update on my system.