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Hello everyone and thanks for any help, When i try to update Windows it goes to MSN home page prior to the it would go to Internet Explorer has no connection check you connection ect. and recently when i start Internet Explorer instead of going to Yahoo like its suppose to it goes to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, well that is the title but the rest of the page is about internet explorer 7 am also getting [bleep] enlargement ads everwhere i go computer is running slow i have some freeware AVG8, spybot, AD-Ware and Popup stopper, i have run all these spybot allways gets a couple of trogens and ADWare finds some 140 to 150 warnings no virus threats was getting lots of popups and still am but popup blocker is taking care of them, again thanks for any help.
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Hi Mrmonday...welcome to Geeks To Go... :)

Please go to the malware forum Start HERE....

That will help you clean up 80 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty (and you may not be) then start a new topic in the MALWARE FORUM forum here...

if after the cleanup your still having problems updating xp...

click on start...run..type in ...cmd...press enter or click on OK...in the dos box type in ipconfig /flushdns then press enter..
be sure you put a space between ipconfig and the /
type in exit

no joy...
try this..
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2.

For these commands click on Start.... Run..... type in...CMD ....click OK..to open a command prompt box

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults...type in ... netsh winsock reset catalog .... press ...enter

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults...type in...... netsh int ip reset reset.log ... press ...enter

no joy...

click on Start.... Run..... type in..services.msc ....click OK..

Automatic Updates ...Windows XP update won't function without this service. If you use Windows Update

server, you must have this service set to automatic. This does not mean that Automatic Updates are

turned on. This is just the base service. ...set it to Automatic

Background Intelligent Transfer ...Enables data transfer from HTTP1.1 servers. Windows Update website

may refuse to function if this is disabled...set it to Automatic

Cryptographic Services Used to check certifications of Windows drivers. If you have this service

disabled, you will end up getting frustrating amounts of uncertified driver warnings and Windows Update

may refuse to launch. set to it Automatic


no joy...
try this...
OPEN NOTEPAD...copy and paste the text between the lines ...
click on file...then...save as.. on the left side click on desktop...then in the file name box type in updates fix.bat then in the box below that save as type..all files...then click save...you should see a new icon on your desktop ...double click it to run it..then try updating windows again

===================COPY BETWEEN THE LINES=========

regsvr32 /s wuapi.dll
regsvr32 /s wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32 /s wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 /s wups.dll
regsvr32 /s wups2.dll
regsvr32 /s wuweb.dll
regsvr32 /s wucltui.dll


Edited by happyrock, 12 November 2008 - 09:45 AM.

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