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Old 01-09-2009
Darryl R.
 

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Automatic updates
I can,t get my auto update to come on. I have contracted a virus called
vundo and I can't get any updates or download virus protection updates. Can
anyone help?
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Thanks, Darryl
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Old 01-09-2009
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 

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Re: Automatic updates
Chances are that you're seeing the affects of a hijackware infection.

1. See if you can download/run the MSRT manually:
http://www.microsoft.com/security/ma...e/default.mspx

2. Run this online scan (in safe mode w/networking, if need be):
http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/center/howsafe.htm

3. Run additional checks for hijackware, including posting your hijackthis
log to an appropriate forum.

Checking for/Help with Hijackware
http://aumha.org/a/parasite.htm
http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.htm
http://aumha.net/viewtopic.php?t=5878
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/unwanted.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/data/prevention.htm
http://inetexplorer.mvps.org/tshoot.html
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Malware_Defence.htm
http://defendingyourmachine2.blogspot.com/
http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/...moving_Malware

When all else fails, HijackThis v2.0.2
(http://aumha.org/downloads/hijackthis.exe) is the preferred tool to use (in
conjuction with some other utilities). HijackThis will NOT fix anything on
its own, but it will help you to both identify and remove any
hijackware/spyware with assistance from an expert. **Post your log to
http://spywarehammer.com/simplemachi...php?board=10.0,
http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=22,
http://aumha.net/viewforum.php?f=30, or another appropriate forum for review
by an expert in such matters, not here.**

If the procedures look too complex - and there is no shame in admitting this
isn't your cup of tea - take the machine to a local, reputable and
independent (i.e., not BigBoxStoreUSA) computer repair shop.
=====================
Start a free Windows Update support incident request:
https://support.microsoft.com/oas/de...spx?gprid=6527

Support for Windows Update:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/wusupport

For home users, no-charge support is available by calling 1-866-PCSAFETY in
the United States and in Canada or by contacting your local Microsoft
subsidiary. There is no-charge for support calls that are associated with
security updates.
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
DTS-L http://dts-l.net/


Darryl R. wrote:
> I can,t get my auto update to come on. I have contracted a virus called
> vundo and I can't get any updates or download virus protection updates.
> Can
> anyone help?


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Old 01-11-2009
Saz
 

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RE: Automatic updates
Hi,
I had the same problem and today I find the solution in one another forum.
If you received the Error 1058 while doing Automatic Updates then you should
download and scan your system using SuperAntispyware. Here is the Link
http://www.superantispyware.com/down...NTISPYWAREFREE

Here is the Link of the forum I found the solution
http://www.microsoft.com/communities...&lang=en&cr=US

Search for AVG Antispyware 7.5 in Antispyware
Hope it works for you too.
Thanks


"Darryl R." wrote:

> I can,t get my auto update to come on. I have contracted a virus called
> vundo and I can't get any updates or download virus protection updates. Can
> anyone help?
> --
> Thanks, Darryl

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