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CANT UPDATE WINDOWS VISTA CODE ERROR 80072F8F

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Old 07-01-2008
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CANT UPDATE WINDOWS VISTA CODE ERROR 80072F8F

CANT UPDATE MY VINDOWS VISTA ALWAYS RECEIVING CODE ERROR 80072F8F

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Old 07-01-2008
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Re: CANT UPDATE WINDOWS VISTA CODE ERROR 80072F8F

Please don't shout ...........................

Make sure that the time and date including Internet Zone are correct on your computer.
You may have to reboot after synchronizing your computer's time etc.

Windows Update error 80072f8f
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...412341033.mspx

Error message when you search for updates in Windows Vista: "Windows could not search for
new updates (Code 80072F8F)"
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929458


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Old 21-07-2008
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Missing CA Certificate - Error masking as a time error.( because the cert is missing)

In my case, the Microsoft Windows Update web server SSL cert was untrusted due to a missing root CA cert.
GTE CyberTrust Global Root cert was not installed. (It needed to be in the Trusted Root Certificates store)
Rather than mess with the individual missing certificates, I decided to directly download the current (July 2008 CAs).
I bypassed windows update and download the current certificates directly based on this KB article:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125

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Old 21-07-2008
PA Bear [MS MVP]
 
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Re: Missing CA Certificate - Error masking as a time error. ( because the cert is missing)

[dimenoc.com strikes again!]

Roof Cleaner Guy wrote:
> In my case, the Microsoft Windows Update web server SSL cert was untrusted
> due to a missing root CA cert.
> GTE CyberTrust Global Root cert was not installed. (It needed to be in the
> Trusted Root Certificates store)
> Rather than mess with the individual missing certificates, I decided to
> directly download the current (July 2008 CAs). I bypassed windows update
> and download the current certificates directly based on this KB article:
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931125


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