Which edition of Windows and what Service Pack level ?
What is the installed antivirus/security suite and is a 3rd party
firewall being used ?
Is the antivirus' subscription current and up to date as to it's latest
definitions ... and, is all incoming/outgoing email being checked by it?
You may encounter temporary connection-related errors when you use
Windows Update or Microsoft Update to install updates
If this is Windows XP, try this first: Advanced Method B: Remove the
proxy server entry from the WinHTTP proxy configuration
"Security updates should *not* have *non-security content* prechecked"
> I have tried getting windows update but get error Ox80072EFD I have tried
> enabling bits, auto updates and error reporting but no luck. Also having
> probs with Windows Live... how can i delete all of it and reinstall latest
> live & messenger? would this fix it?