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Automatic Updates Disabled

I cannot enable automatic updates, even after accessing the services.msc menus. When I change it to automatic, it changes directly back to disabled. I've tried a bunch of fixes, but the same thing always happened. The computer model is Sony PCG-GRZ660. Thanks in advance for the help!

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I had a problem just like yours, please check out one thing:

Search for anything on google and click to a link, if it'll forward you to a tottaly different site, usually an Advertisement site instead of what you clicked no matter what, and only way is to get to the site is to copy the link from google results and open a new window and paste the link, than you have a serious problem here.
The folowing Antivirus softwares couldn't handle the virus/malware software for me: Nod32 (could't update the database), Norton Antivius, Mcafee Antivirus, AVG Antivirus, Kapersky didn't want to install itself, and it was impossible to update any virus deniniton database from the internet automatically or manually.

The folowing AntiSpyware softwares were useless:
Spybot search and destroy didn't want to start expect in safe mode
Ad-Aware 6, Spyware terminator and there were a few more what I tried, but can't remember the name were also good for nothing and update was impossible as well.
Hijack This! didn't want to start it's install even in safe mode.

It was not blocking things in the firewall, threre were no rules for blocking, updates were not working even after I gave rules for updates to let through.

This thing didn't have it's own process in task manager, my guess that it linked itself to explorer.exe with some dll library, but could't get any results from any searches even in safe mode.
System restore did nothing with it, it survived.

After a day of fighting I gave up and reinstalled XP, since that it's solved.

So if you don't have any better idea and the problem is the same, than save yourself some hair and a lot of precious time and do what I did. Reinstall takes only 2-3 hours and it's 100% effective against anything.

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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