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Trying to run Windows Update

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When i run "wupdmgr.exe" i get the message below, even after i follow the instructions i still get the same message... i have NOT installed any service packs yet, could that be the reason?

Please change your Internet Explorer security settings
To save changes to your settings for this website, you need to enable userdata persistence for Internet Explorer. Complete the steps below, and then click Change settings to the left and try saving your changes again.
In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
Click the Security tab, click the Internet security zone icon, and then click Custom Level.
In the Settings dialog box, scroll to the Miscellaneous section.
Under Userdata persistence , select Enable.
Click OK and when the security warning dialog box appears, click Yes.
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by:McKnife
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What happens if you go to the update site manually? http://www.windowsupdate.com/
It should work although no updates are installed.
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i created a second admin user with admin rights and i wasnt able to run any updates for some reason, then i decided to logon as administrator which by default windows creates and it worked... i gace that second admin user ALL the rights but still would not work... decided to logon as administrator and not bother.

thanks anyway!
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That's not the first time that I heard about this very behavior - strange.
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