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Registered all the DLLs in Suggestion 2, still got the above error. But if I try to installed Windows Installer 3.1 from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=889482fc-5f56-4a38-b838-de776fd4138c&DisplayLang=en it tells me that the Service Pack of the system is newer than the update I’m trying to apply and Related Resources solved Windows 7 can't find updates, fresh install on SSD Cant install Windows 10 preview/anniversary updates! This thread is old. Check This Out

Some problems seen after Windows update installations can be corrected with a simple reboot.While it was more an issue in older versions of Windows like Windows XP, sometimes one or more I know by reading other posts that this issue began in or around August 2011 but we did not begin seeing this issue until this month. UPDATE: Eureka!!! I don't know if this is a permanent fix as once a system is updated, we disable and lock down auto updates so I don't care about further updates. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/i-cant-access-windows-update-using-windows-xp-sp3/df974809-4c73-429b-9a9f-3ab7c1eaa473

Thank you all in advance for any assistance. Wish Microsoft would make a statement about this one way or another. Here's How to Fix It Article Have a Kernel32.dll Error?

Apparently, when I manually turn BITS on it works, but turns itself off eventually? Update the SSL certificate for the website If you are the webmaster for the secure website or can contact the webmaster, then the SSL certificate needs to be replaced by one I'll post what happens. http://msmvps.com/blogs/athif/archive/2006/04/05/Re-Installing-WUA.aspx Saturday, August 06, 2011 2:44 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote This worked for me.

I also cannot turn on Automatic Updates. Thursday, December 01, 2011 1:57 PM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote We recently started having problems updating our Windows XP SP3 PCs. Here's What You Need to Do Article Are You Seeing a Code 43 Error? try here Three machines with a clean install of XP SP2.

Here, itis 1:52 AM. Before I ran your fix last week, BITS would shut down and not stay on automatic like this and I was unable to download and install OS updates. Install windows update agent http://download.windowsupdate.com/WindowsUpdate/redist/standalone/7.4.7600.226/WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe Upgrade to IE 8 You should be able to install updates now good luck Back to top #4 Nacster Nacster Topic Starter Members 22 posts OFFLINE Sunday, August 07, 2011 7:30 AM Reply | Quote 3 Sign in to vote I want to thank Saldrich70 and giZmo350 for the help and everyone else for starting this discussion

This has been driving me up a wall since yesterday. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Access is denied. Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Article Think That DLL Issue is Due to a Hardware Problem?

I have tried several resolutions listed here on TechNet including Mr. http://wpquickadminthemes.com/unable-to/unable-to-access-windows.html If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Most of us, I assume, select NO to that option so that we can manually install the initial updates and then turn on automatic updates later. Eddie Stevens Cleveland Computer, Inc. 440-886-1888 Proposed as answer by Eddie Stevens - Cleveland Computer Monday, August 08, 2011 7:00 AM Unproposed as answer by athmanb Thursday, September 22, 2011 1:35

Follow Us Facebook How To Fix Buy Do More About Us Advertise Privacy Policy Careers Contact Terms of Use © 2017 About, Inc. — All rights reserved. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Iread the info, then googled the update file and found that it had been updated.The link shows "windowsupdateagent20-x86.exe However, when I googled the update file by itself, it had been updated this contact form Jul 26, 2011 #2 Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 787 +58 Regarding trouble connecting to Windows Update, take a look at this, you'll need to add some entries to the Trusted

i kept getting an error when installing the agent saying it wasn't a valid 32bit application. The system has been loaded up and running for many years though. Obviously Microsoft has tightned up the update process and they only want to support the latest service packs for 2000, 2003, and XP.

all you have to do is install ie7 and installWindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe from here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949104 you might have to uninstall ie8 first if you have it installed and heres how you do

Press ENTER after each command.regsvr32 wuapi.dllregsvr32 wuaueng.dllregsvr32 wuaueng1.dllregsvr32 wucltui.dllregsvr32 wups.dllregsvr32 wups2.dllregsvr32 wuweb.dll badgeSep 11, 2008, 2:27 AM Click start then run. In case we are unable to rename this file Run this command line to find out which process is using wuweb.dll Tasklist -m wuweb.dll And kill the returned process. I have looked online for what the problem could be and a fix for it but I'm only finding things related to having a virus. Don't know what happened over night, but I just checked and the updates are, well, updating.

Downloaded / installed... I install this on the workstation and get the network drivers going. Once you are all done updating, you can join the domain if you need to. - Greg Friday, August 05, 2011 6:41 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote navigate here No, create an account now.

Windows update starts checking but then I receive a "403 Forbidden. I tried to remove windows search from add/remove programs in Control Panel. Does anyone know what might be the reason for this problem? Here's What You Need to Do Article Have an Advapi32.dll Error?

I still don't know what caused the original problem. Go to windows update and get shunted to the Support page. If I did not know other people were having this issue, I'd think I was crazy. Get your updates while you can : ) Proposed as answer by saldrich70 Saturday, August 06, 2011 4:58 PM Marked as answer by athmanb Monday, August 08, 2011 8:20 AM Thursday,

I am using the most recent WindowsUpdateAgent, we do have network connectivity, I have reregistered the suggested dll files, I have added WU and MU to the trusted sites, I have The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I then followed the directions from http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/itproxpsp/thread/ac5e5a4b-e6ee-4c76-857f-b75e87d5bf22 Downloaded http://download.windowsupdate.com/v7/windowsupdate/redist/standalone/WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe installed it with the /wuforce option, rebooted. Proposed as answer by PimpUigi Saturday, August 06, 2011 12:40 PM Unproposed as answer by athmanb Monday, August 08, 2011 8:03 AM Saturday, August 06, 2011 11:08 AM Reply | Quote

The install is on a Lenovo W520 i7-2720QM 2.20 GHz and 8 GB RAM. Then I noticed the UPdate icon appeared in the taskbar below. go to command prompt and type%windir%\ie8\spuninst\spuninst.exe then reboot, install ie7, install windows update agent, and your good to go!! Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

After all this, the Windows Update website still refuses to load. It seams as though it has to be done several times before you can access the update website. Is MS forcing Auto Udates on everyone or forcing everyone to reinstall SP3?