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Couriant replied Nov 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM Loading... Hit Enter key 3. Thanks! Code 80072F78. http://discusswire.com/windows-update/windows-update-encountered-an-unknown-error-code-80072f78.html

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So this may really be the cause. Doing this I'm down to only 2 uninstalled updates from 13 but it's a pain and very slow since it needs to create a restore point before each install. In most cases Microsoft Windows update error code 80072F78 should be resolved by following above steps. Loading...

  1. Regarding the time synchronization, because I'm living in South Korea I thought this might have something to do with the problem.
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  4. I ran services.msc and Windows Time services is running and set to automatic start-up.
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referee07, Mar 22, 2008 #14 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 Have a look here -- there are some things specific to Windows Update that we haven't looked at: Loading... Staff Online Now Couriant Trusted Advisor Noyb Trusted Advisor Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts http://microsoftonlinechat.com/windows-update-error-80072f78-10-8-7/ Thanks in advance.

There is an alternative to Windows update -- you might want to give it a try -- it will identify needed updates and give you the opportunity to download them manually. SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.105 seconds with 24 queries. Any Third party trademarks and brand names is only referential and we hereby disclaims Microsoft Live Support, Microsoft Professional Support any sponsorship, affiliation or endorsement of or by any such 3rd Loading...

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. https://www.neowin.net/forum/topic/1058952-cant-download-updates/ Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. I had WindowBlinds on the other XP machine but not this one. By Unregistered in forum Windows Forum Replies: 3 Last Post: 05-12-2012, 04:42 PM How to fix Windows Update Error 0x8024400A in HP desktop with windows?

Language: English (UK) Content location: United Kingdom Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... http://discusswire.com/windows-update/windows-update-encountered-unknown-error-80072efd.html Broni, Mar 9, 2008 #2 referee07 Thread Starter Joined: Sep 11, 2003 Messages: 1,232 Broni, I tried synchonizing all of the five listed and got the error message on every one. Anyway, Spycatcher shouldn't be here; and, 5. Join & Write a Comment Already a member?

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I'm going to leave it enabled to see if the next update fails, then disable it to see if it really explains the issue.

And if so, can you test with a direct connection to the modem? Loading... If you open a command prompt (start > run: cmd) and enter example: ping time.nist.com Do you get a successful 4 packet response from any of them? Powered by vBulletin Version 4.1.0 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Going to update.microsoft.com tells me to use my start button to update Windows. You could try some of the online scanners; Kaspersky is considered very good -- but it won't remove anything. All rights reserved. this contact form Rollin' Rog, Mar 22, 2008 #11 referee07 Thread Starter Joined: Sep 11, 2003 Messages: 1,232 Rollin' Rog, once again, thanks for the help. 1.

Where can I see the "Relibility Index" and the "Event Viewer?" Finally can you review the following HiJack This log? However, whenever I try to sync the time with the Internet, e.g., "time.Windows.com" or any of the other available options, I get a message "An error occurred when Windows was synchronizing So, I looked up different different time synchronization sites on the web and chose a couple from South Korea and Japan. Programs that might do this include firewalls, antispyware software, web accelerators, Internet security or antivirus programs, or proxy servers.

EVERY server is now saying it has updates ready to download (which was expected) but Windows Update on my computer still won't work! Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Connect with top rated Experts 14 Experts available now in Live! http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/tools/mbsahome.mspx We may need to take a better look at this: O20 - AppInit_DLLs: interceptor.dll,c:\progra~1\google\google~2\goec62~1.dll c:\progra~1\google\google~2\goec62~1.dll,wbsys.dll intercptor.dll should be legitimately associated with "spycatcher" Is this, or was this installed?