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My modem router will not let my windows update (Berkin) what can I do about it & how?

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Are you certain it is your router that is causing the problems? often times a settings issue from windows. Check to see if the following solution will help your problem. (i posted this solution a little while ago on a similar problem)

"If possible, please do more than just "disable" your firewall. stop it and close it out all together and try again.

worst case scenario. you can go to the link below and use the microsoft updater to get all of your updates. If completely turning off your firewall does not work i would recommend doing this at least once since it should give you the latest updates for your system and may potentially fix the problem without any further intervention on your part.
Click here for microsoft updater.

The microsoft updater is actually a good tool to use anyways since it will give you the latest updates to all of your microsoft programs.

hope this helps you out, and please don't forget to rate my solution"

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