Download and *save*: AU Check (v78)
Once the download completes, close all open browsers and programs.
*For now, TOTALLY disable the installed antivirus/security suite*
Either read the UserGuide/Help file included with the product or visit
the manufacturer's web site so that *all* services and processes are
Since the system still needs to be connected to the net/network, Enable
the native Windows firewall for now.
Install au_check_v78_codeplex.exe now. Be patient as the operation can
take some time.
*Reenable the installed AV/security suite [if a 3rd party firewall was
disabled, reenable that too, then disable the native Windows firewall]*
See if the system can update successfully now.
MowGreen [MVP 2003-2009]
> When I attempt to update, I receive the following message:
> "Install new Windows Update software.
> To check for updates you must first install an update for Windows Update.
> Your automatic settings won't change.
> To install the update Windows Update will automatically close and re-open".
> WHen I click "Install Now" the update process seems to work however it
> doesnt close and reopen as it said will happen. It does not install anything
> and goes back to the above message again. It appears not to be checking for
> updates because the date listed under "Most recent check for updates" does
> not change