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Old 07-12-2004
Daniel
 
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[Error number: 0x80070020]

While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
requested page".

I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #2  
Old 12-07-2007
?????
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.

If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
error seems very common so many advices for it are available.

Doreen

"Daniel" wrote:

> While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> requested page".
>
> I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #3  
Old 13-07-2007
Rami
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Yep, did the trick for me too, thanks.

"?????" wrote:

> What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.
>
> If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
> error seems very common so many advices for it are available.
>
> Doreen
>
> "Daniel" wrote:
>
> > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #4  
Old 14-07-2007
Dic_nutana
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Yep that did it for me too many thanks worked a treat

"?????" wrote:

> What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.
>
> If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
> error seems very common so many advices for it are available.
>
> Doreen
>
> "Daniel" wrote:
>
> > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #5  
Old 14-07-2007
Jimmy
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Hi Doreen, I also get 0x80070020 and have Spybot S&D. How do I go about
disabling Spybot S&D? Does that mean I have to uninstall it?

Thanks,
Jimmy

"?????" wrote:

> What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.
>
> If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
> error seems very common so many advices for it are available.
>
> Doreen
>
> "Daniel" wrote:
>
> > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #6  
Old 14-07-2007
Jimmy
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

To Doreen and all.

I corrected the problem. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.
Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
yes in the pop up box. Then click tools at lower left......then click
resident.....then uncheck the Resident "Tea Timer" box. X out and that
should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the Windows updates.

Thanks,
Jimmy

"?????" wrote:

> What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.
>
> If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
> error seems very common so many advices for it are available.
>
> Doreen
>
> "Daniel" wrote:
>
> > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #7  
Old 14-07-2007
Jimmy
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:

"Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
requested page".

I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.

Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
yes in the pop up box.

Then click tools at lower left....then click resident.....then uncheck the
Resident "Tea Timer" box.

X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
Windows updates.

You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.

PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
settings on your computer.



"Daniel" wrote:

> While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> requested page".
>
> I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #8  
Old 14-07-2007
Symondo
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Ah ha! that was a real head scratcher for a while! yes, this solved it. I
just disabled tea-timer for a while when doing updates, then its all ok.
Wonder if the people who wrote spybot will update the software to allow
updates...hmmm
cheers
Si

"Jimmy" wrote:

> If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
> Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:
>
> "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> requested page".
>
> I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.
>
> Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
> yes in the pop up box.
>
> Then click tools at lower left....then click resident.....then uncheck the
> Resident "Tea Timer" box.
>
> X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
> Windows updates.
>
> You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
> above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
> Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.
>
> PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
> settings on your computer.
>
>
>
> "Daniel" wrote:
>
> > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #9  
Old 15-07-2007
Jimmy
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

After updating I went back and enabled "Tea Timer" and then went back to
Windows update and everything worked just fine.

JL

"Symondo" wrote:

> Ah ha! that was a real head scratcher for a while! yes, this solved it. I
> just disabled tea-timer for a while when doing updates, then its all ok.
> Wonder if the people who wrote spybot will update the software to allow
> updates...hmmm
> cheers
> Si
>
> "Jimmy" wrote:
>
> > If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
> > Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:
> >
> > "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.
> >
> > Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
> > yes in the pop up box.
> >
> > Then click tools at lower left....then click resident.....then uncheck the
> > Resident "Tea Timer" box.
> >
> > X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
> > Windows updates.
> >
> > You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
> > above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
> > Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.
> >
> > PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
> > settings on your computer.
> >
> >
> >
> > "Daniel" wrote:
> >
> > > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > > requested page".
> > >
> > > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #10  
Old 16-07-2007
Symondo
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Thanks Jimmy, I'll see what happens. It must only be necessary when microsoft
make changes to the installer package or something like that then. Could this
be the first signs of dwindling support from microsoft in a bid to increase
vista uptake I wonder. ;-)
cheers
Simon

"Jimmy" wrote:

> After updating I went back and enabled "Tea Timer" and then went back to
> Windows update and everything worked just fine.
>
> JL
>
> "Symondo" wrote:
>
> > Ah ha! that was a real head scratcher for a while! yes, this solved it. I
> > just disabled tea-timer for a while when doing updates, then its all ok.
> > Wonder if the people who wrote spybot will update the software to allow
> > updates...hmmm
> > cheers
> > Si
> >
> > "Jimmy" wrote:
> >
> > > If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
> > > Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:
> > >
> > > "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > > requested page".
> > >
> > > I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.
> > >
> > > Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
> > > yes in the pop up box.
> > >
> > > Then click tools at lower left....then click resident.....then uncheck the
> > > Resident "Tea Timer" box.
> > >
> > > X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
> > > Windows updates.
> > >
> > > You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
> > > above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
> > > Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.
> > >
> > > PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
> > > settings on your computer.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > "Daniel" wrote:
> > >
> > > > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > > > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > > > requested page".
> > > >
> > > > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > > > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #11  
Old 16-07-2007
Jimmy
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:

"Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the requested
page".

I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.

Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
yes in the pop up box. Then click tools at lower left....then click
resident.....then uncheck the Resident "Tea Timer" box.
X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
Windows updates.

You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.

Or a more simple way may be to right click on Spybot S&D in you task bar at
bottom of desktop and choose Resident in IE. From that menu uncheck "unblock
all bad pages silently" and also "Resident in IE " After you update you can
go back and put the above back on.

PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
settings on your computer.

"Daniel" wrote:

> While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> requested page".
>
> I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #12  
Old 17-07-2007
?????
 
Posts: n/a
RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Hi all,

Iv'e seen the recommendations to disable tea timer but this permanently
disables spybot's real time protection ( until your remember turn it back
on). I prefer to temporararily close it, only for this session, so when I
restart my PC it will reactivate automatically.
How? Right click the spybot icon (on the start bar near the clock) and
choose "Exit Spybot-S&D Resident".
As simple as that.

By the way, spybot 1.5 beta (for vista) should be out soon. Hopefully this
error woun't reocur...

D

"Jimmy" wrote:

> If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
> Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:
>
> "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the requested
> page".
>
> I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.
>
> Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
> yes in the pop up box. Then click tools at lower left....then click
> resident.....then uncheck the Resident "Tea Timer" box.
> X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
> Windows updates.
>
> You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
> above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
> Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.
>
> Or a more simple way may be to right click on Spybot S&D in you task bar at
> bottom of desktop and choose Resident in IE. From that menu uncheck "unblock
> all bad pages silently" and also "Resident in IE " After you update you can
> go back and put the above back on.
>
> PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
> settings on your computer.
>
> "Daniel" wrote:
>
> > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > requested page".
> >
> > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #13  
Old 17-07-2007
?????
 
Posts: n/a
RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Hi all,

Iv'e seen the recommendations to disable tea timer but this permanently
disables spybot's real time protection ( until your remember turn it back
on). I prefer to temporararily close it, only for this session, so when I
restart my PC it will reactivate automatically.
How? Right click the spybot icon (on the start bar near the clock) and
choose "Exit Spybot-S&D Resident".
As simple as that.

By the way, spybot 1.5 beta (for vista) should be out soon. Hopefully this
error woun't reocur...

D

"Jimmy" wrote:

> Hi Doreen, I also get 0x80070020 and have Spybot S&D. How do I go about
> disabling Spybot S&D? Does that mean I have to uninstall it?
>
> Thanks,
> Jimmy
>
> "?????" wrote:
>
> > What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.
> >
> > If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
> > error seems very common so many advices for it are available.
> >
> > Doreen
> >
> > "Daniel" wrote:
> >
> > > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > > requested page".
> > >
> > > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #14  
Old 17-07-2007
Jimmy
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]

Yep that would be the easiest way to do it.

Thanks.

JL

"?????" wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Iv'e seen the recommendations to disable tea timer but this permanently
> disables spybot's real time protection ( until your remember turn it back
> on). I prefer to temporararily close it, only for this session, so when I
> restart my PC it will reactivate automatically.
> How? Right click the spybot icon (on the start bar near the clock) and
> choose "Exit Spybot-S&D Resident".
> As simple as that.
>
> By the way, spybot 1.5 beta (for vista) should be out soon. Hopefully this
> error woun't reocur...
>
> D
>
> "Jimmy" wrote:
>
> > If anyone out there has Spybot Search & Destroy and while trying to run
> > Windows update you receive the error number 0x80070020 and this message:
> >
> > "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the requested
> > page".
> >
> > I corrected the problem in my computer. It was the "Tea Timer" in Spybot S&D.
> >
> > Bring up Spybot S&D and click on mode.....then select advanced mode....click
> > yes in the pop up box. Then click tools at lower left....then click
> > resident.....then uncheck the Resident "Tea Timer" box.
> > X out and that should do it and hopefully most will be able to get the
> > Windows updates.
> >
> > You can go back after updating and put "Tea Timer" back on by following the
> > above steps. You may have to do the same thing next time you update unless
> > Spybot S&D fixes the glitch in the meantime.
> >
> > Or a more simple way may be to right click on Spybot S&D in you task bar at
> > bottom of desktop and choose Resident in IE. From that menu uncheck "unblock
> > all bad pages silently" and also "Resident in IE " After you update you can
> > go back and put the above back on.
> >
> > PS - "Tea Timer" ( if you have Spybot S&D) is an overall protection of
> > settings on your computer.
> >
> > "Daniel" wrote:
> >
> > > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > > requested page".
> > >
> > > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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  #15  
Old 12-08-2007
arm
 
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RE: [Error number: 0x80070020]


Disabling Spybot worked for me too.Right clicking on the Spybot icon and
exit spybot resident,etc.Thanks.
"?????" wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Iv'e seen the recommendations to disable tea timer but this permanently
> disables spybot's real time protection ( until your remember turn it back
> on). I prefer to temporararily close it, only for this session, so when I
> restart my PC it will reactivate automatically.
> How? Right click the spybot icon (on the start bar near the clock) and
> choose "Exit Spybot-S&D Resident".
> As simple as that.
>
> By the way, spybot 1.5 beta (for vista) should be out soon. Hopefully this
> error woun't reocur...
>
> D
>
> "Jimmy" wrote:
>
> > Hi Doreen, I also get 0x80070020 and have Spybot S&D. How do I go about
> > disabling Spybot S&D? Does that mean I have to uninstall it?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jimmy
> >
> > "?????" wrote:
> >
> > > What solved this error with my was disabling spybot-sd.
> > >
> > > If this doesn't help try searching for it in here (windows update), this
> > > error seems very common so many advices for it are available.
> > >
> > > Doreen
> > >
> > > "Daniel" wrote:
> > >
> > > > While trying to run Windows update on XP SP2 I receive the above error number
> > > > and the text: "Windows Update has encountered an error and cannot display the
> > > > requested page".
> > > >
> > > > I have tried disabling my antivirus program as suggested but it makes no
> > > > difference. Anyone got any ideas how to sort the problem? Thanks.

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