Please state your IE version.
Is this a sudden, new problem?
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)?
Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this
machine (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
NB: If you're seeing the effects of a hijackware infection, none of the
following will be worthwhile!...
Error message when you try to install updates from the Windows Update Web
site on a Windows XP-based computer: "Windows Update has encountered an
error and cannot display the requested page":
You receive a "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display
the requested page" error message when you try to install an update:
How do I reset Windows Update components?:
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
> Windows XP SP3
> I'm getting an error each time I scan for updates:
> The website has encountered a problem and cannot display the page you are
> trying to view. The options provided below might help you solve the
> [Error number: 0x8002802B]
> I've installed MSBA and it shows I have several updates missing.
> Is there a way to circumvent from getting my updates through the windows
> update website? Therefore, go to another site and pick those updates I'm