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  #16  
Old 31-01-2007
FelineCat
 
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Re: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391

I had this same problem and was working through these fixes and allowing
modile code on my AlarmZone firewall did the trick... thanks!

"junga" wrote:

> I just allowed mobile code in my firewall and everything went on fine.
>
> "Patti MacLeod" wrote:
>
> > Hi cherbrO,
> >
> > Have a look at this MSKB article:
> >
> > You receive an "Initialization error 0x800A1391" error message and the
> > Windows Update Web site does not appear
> > http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=836961
> > In addition to the four URLs listed in step#6, add these two URLs:
> > http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> > https://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> >
> > If you still receive that error message when attempting to connect to the
> > Windows Update site, then you may have malware (specifically, a
> > CoolWebSearch variant) present on your computer. D/load the standalone
> > version of CWShredder from here:
> > http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract..._download.html
> > Once it has been d/loaded, restart your computer in Safe Mode and run
> > CWShredder.
> > Once CWShredder has run, and any nasties removed, restart your computer in
> > Normal mode and see if you can now access the Windows Update site.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > Patti MacLeod
> > Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
> >
> > "cherbrO" <cherbrO@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:E8DFBA8E-78C4-44BF-9EB4-BBEE7A83B6AC@microsoft.com...
> > > I can't find the info on what to do with this update failer error number.

> > Duz
> > > anyone else know ?
> > > --
> > > bye bye 4 now now

> >
> >
> >

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  #17  
Old 30-03-2007
Help Me!!
 
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RE: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391

sorry for using your reply as a post but i dont know how else to do it.
i tried to d/load c shredder but it comes up with http error 403,
does any1 know what i can do to solve this problem

thank you
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  #18  
Old 30-03-2007
Help Me!!
 
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RE: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391

sorry for using your reply as a post but i dont know how else to do it.
i tried to d/load c shredder but it comes up with http error 403,
does any1 know what i can do to solve this problem

thank you
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  #19  
Old 30-03-2007
C J.
 
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Re: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391

Try Googling for CWshredder... old link is useless.

"Help Me!!" <Help Me!!@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7BDC29EE-954E-4A33-9AC8-DDB8EA189FD6@microsoft.com...
> sorry for using your reply as a post but i dont know how else to do it.
> i tried to d/load c shredder but it comes up with http error 403,
> does any1 know what i can do to solve this problem
>
> thank you



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  #20  
Old 30-03-2007
C J.
 
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Re: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391

Try Googling for CWshredder... old link is useless.

"Help Me!!" <Help Me!!@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:7BDC29EE-954E-4A33-9AC8-DDB8EA189FD6@microsoft.com...
> sorry for using your reply as a post but i dont know how else to do it.
> i tried to d/load c shredder but it comes up with http error 403,
> does any1 know what i can do to solve this problem
>
> thank you



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  #21  
Old 07-04-2007
bwt
 
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Re: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391



"junga" wrote:

> I just allowed mobile code in my firewall and everything went on fine.
>
> "Patti MacLeod" wrote:
>
> > Hi cherbrO,
> >

This tip was the answer----after days of trying everything else I could
think of---but same results---enabling Mobile code in Zone Alarm firewall and
adding site to privacy. thanks,
> > Have a look at this MSKB article:
> >
> > You receive an "Initialization error 0x800A1391" error message and the
> > Windows Update Web site does not appear
> > http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=836961
> > In addition to the four URLs listed in step#6, add these two URLs:
> > http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> > https://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> >
> > If you still receive that error message when attempting to connect to the
> > Windows Update site, then you may have malware (specifically, a
> > CoolWebSearch variant) present on your computer. D/load the standalone
> > version of CWShredder from here:
> > http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract..._download.html
> > Once it has been d/loaded, restart your computer in Safe Mode and run
> > CWShredder.
> > Once CWShredder has run, and any nasties removed, restart your computer in
> > Normal mode and see if you can now access the Windows Update site.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > Patti MacLeod
> > Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
> >
> > "cherbrO" <cherbrO@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:E8DFBA8E-78C4-44BF-9EB4-BBEE7A83B6AC@microsoft.com...
> > > I can't find the info on what to do with this update failer error number.

> > Duz
> > > anyone else know ?
> > > --
> > > bye bye 4 now now

> >
> >
> >

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  #22  
Old 07-04-2007
bwt
 
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Re: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391



"junga" wrote:

> I just allowed mobile code in my firewall and everything went on fine.
>
> "Patti MacLeod" wrote:
>
> > Hi cherbrO,
> >

This tip was the answer----after days of trying everything else I could
think of---but same results---enabling Mobile code in Zone Alarm firewall and
adding site to privacy. thanks,
> > Have a look at this MSKB article:
> >
> > You receive an "Initialization error 0x800A1391" error message and the
> > Windows Update Web site does not appear
> > http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=836961
> > In addition to the four URLs listed in step#6, add these two URLs:
> > http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> > https://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> >
> > If you still receive that error message when attempting to connect to the
> > Windows Update site, then you may have malware (specifically, a
> > CoolWebSearch variant) present on your computer. D/load the standalone
> > version of CWShredder from here:
> > http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract..._download.html
> > Once it has been d/loaded, restart your computer in Safe Mode and run
> > CWShredder.
> > Once CWShredder has run, and any nasties removed, restart your computer in
> > Normal mode and see if you can now access the Windows Update site.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > Patti MacLeod
> > Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
> >
> > "cherbrO" <cherbrO@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:E8DFBA8E-78C4-44BF-9EB4-BBEE7A83B6AC@microsoft.com...
> > > I can't find the info on what to do with this update failer error number.

> > Duz
> > > anyone else know ?
> > > --
> > > bye bye 4 now now

> >
> >
> >

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  #23  
Old 07-04-2007
bwt
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Windows xp update error number: 0x800A1391



"junga" wrote:

> I just allowed mobile code in my firewall and everything went on fine.
>
> "Patti MacLeod" wrote:
>
> > Hi cherbrO,
> >

This tip was the answer----after days of trying everything else I could
think of---but same results---enabling Mobile code in Zone Alarm firewall and
adding site to privacy. thanks,
> > Have a look at this MSKB article:
> >
> > You receive an "Initialization error 0x800A1391" error message and the
> > Windows Update Web site does not appear
> > http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=836961
> > In addition to the four URLs listed in step#6, add these two URLs:
> > http://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> > https://v5.windowsupdate.microsoft.com
> >
> > If you still receive that error message when attempting to connect to the
> > Windows Update site, then you may have malware (specifically, a
> > CoolWebSearch variant) present on your computer. D/load the standalone
> > version of CWShredder from here:
> > http://www.intermute.com/spysubtract..._download.html
> > Once it has been d/loaded, restart your computer in Safe Mode and run
> > CWShredder.
> > Once CWShredder has run, and any nasties removed, restart your computer in
> > Normal mode and see if you can now access the Windows Update site.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --
> > Patti MacLeod
> > Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
> >
> > "cherbrO" <cherbrO@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:E8DFBA8E-78C4-44BF-9EB4-BBEE7A83B6AC@microsoft.com...
> > > I can't find the info on what to do with this update failer error number.

> > Duz
> > > anyone else know ?
> > > --
> > > bye bye 4 now now

> >
> >
> >

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