Re: Security threat - Unable to update Windows XP

From: PA Bear (PABearMVP_at_gmail.com)
Date: 12/29/04


Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 20:18:38 -0500

You receive Initialization error 0x80072F78 while the Windows Update Web
site is loading:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=836985

Also see this recent thread in Windows Update newsgroup:
http://snipurl.com/bn4g

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WU-specific newsgroup: 
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~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.