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Updates cannot install updates freezes everytime

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Re: updates

1)Go to control panel 2)Click Security Settings 3)Then turn on your Automatic updates. If this dont solve ur problem then go for this: 1) remove all the temporary files from pc. By going to Start->Run->%Temp% delete all files. Then remove the software by searching its name in 'regedit' and then resintall it. to go 'regedit': Start->Run->regedit

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Disable your firewall and than try to run the updates. McAfee is bad for this.

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Re: updates

You need to make sure your pc is free of viruses and spyware. Update your virus scan and run complete scan. A good free virus scan can be found at AVG Anti Virus A good spyware removal tool "Adware 2007 After you clean up your pc see if the updates run. Hope this helps

Posted on Sep 17, 2007

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