Vista update no longer works

Posted on 2009-02-23
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a new NEC Laptop but Windows updates have ceased to work (no connection to server). AVG and Superanti-spyware will not update either. I have a good connection to the internet and can browse and receive email.

I checked the update logs and found that the last successful update was on the 21st Feb  update for Office 2007 KB9496691
Question by:comautok
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    Expert Comment

    Is there a software firewall preventing the connections?  For example, not allowing the update program to connect to the Internet.

    Author Comment

    i have checked that but there only appears to be Windows Firewall and I have turned that off to see if that worked but no change. There were a series of big updates for MS Office on that day - would that have anything to do with it?

    Accepted Solution

    Re-installed everything and all working fine now

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