There is a very good chance are that you are seeing the affects of a
1. See if you can download/run the MSRT manually:
2. Run this online scan (in safe mode w/networking, if need be):
3. Run a /thorough/ check for hijackware, including posting the requested
logs in an appropriate forum, not here.
Checking for/Help with Hijackware
**Seek expert assistance in
, or other appropriate forums.**
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:
Support for Windows Update:
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
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Desktop Experience - since 2002
AumHa VSOP & Admin http://aumha.net
> If it is any consolation I am having the same problem. Since the previous
> support string was not helpful, for apparrent lack of context, I thought I
> would help ekugell by stating what I am seeing.
> 1. EVERY time I turn on my computer, I am notified that I have updates.
> 2. I am promted to check for updates.
> 3. I am told that updates are available but I need to install an update to
> Windows Update.
> 4. I push the button and the indications are that the computer is going
> through its machinations.
> 5. I am told update could not "search for updates" due to 800700A error.
> It appears that ekugell and I are unique, since even googling the error
> only gets me to this wholly unhelpful dialogue that ekugell had with a
> Robert Aldwickle.
> Sorry Ekugell, I can not help you, but you are not alone.
> "updateerror" wrote:
>> "ekugell" wrote:
>>> I have windons Vista Home Premium, 32. Lately, I am getting a message
>>> saying that windows cannot check and install updates due to error
>>> Can someone help me how to fix it this error?
>>> Thank you.