Re: Security threat - Unable to update Windows XP
From: PA Bear (PABearMVP_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 20:18:38 -0500
You receive Initialization error 0x80072F78 while the Windows Update Web
site is loading:
Also see this recent thread in Windows Update newsgroup:
-- WU-specific newsgroup: news://msnews.microsoft.com/microsoft.public.windowsupdate ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) MS MVP-Windows (IE/OE), AH-VSOP What You Should Know About Spyware http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/devioussoftware.mspx DENNIS 007 wrote: > Since Dec 3 I have not been able to update Windows XP Home. As a result > there are 7 High Priority Updates that have not been added to my computer. > > When the computer trys to do an automatic update it fails with the error > code 80244017. When I try to update from the windows update website it > fails with erroer code 80072F78. > > Please help as my computer is not protected from the issues addressed by > the 7 updates.