WinXP Pro-SP2-Windows Update Hangs
From: Adam Selene (AdamSelene_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 12:55:01 -0700
I've been trying to rescue a laptop that was infested with spyware. Among
the many behaviours this thing exhibits, I'm unable to perform a Windows
Launching Windows Update gets IE started and it hangs forever waiting to
load "http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com" (according to the IE status bar).
Account is local administrator, no domain involved, apparently no local
System is running Symantec Norton AntiVirus (126.96.36.1998) and has a 2Wire
802.11b cardbus adapter with drivers & services.
Does anybody have a clue here?