Credit goes to PA Bear MS MVP for the following
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 the Windows Live Safety Center's 'Protection' scan (only!) in Safe
Mode with 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
Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be acknowledged.
"Mike Torello" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> (crossposted to: microsoft.public.windowsupdate)
> Ben <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>I need help!!
>>Vista Business, SP 1...
>>Can not run Windows Update code 80040154.
>>AVG 8.5 Rootkit scan shows no problems.
>>AVG 8.5 Virus scan shows no problems.
>>Thanks for any help you can provide.