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Windows Update Blocked

wonker2
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I have a problematic computer on my hands that will not reach windows update. It is XP SP3. I have already run Maleware Antibytes and SAV10 on it several times to clean crap off of it. Both programs report it is clean, but I still cannot reach windowsupdate. Any ideas?
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From the command prompt, what does nslookup windowsupdate.com say?

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Three questions
1) Can you browse the internet?
2) Have you ever has a WSUS server on your network?
3) Do you get an error message?

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C:\Documents and Settings\User>nslookup windowsupdatex.com
Server:  dns-cac-lb-01.rr.com
Address:  209.18.47.61

Name:    windowsupdate.com


C:\Documents and Settings\User>nslookup update.microsoftx.com
Server:  dns-cac-lb-01.rr.com
Address:  209.18.47.61

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:    www.update.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
Address:  65.55.184.27
Aliases:  update.microsoft.com, update.microsoft.com.nsatc.net

Funny thing.. it wouldn't even let me post this or email it to myself.. almost like it is keyword checking..

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Ignore the x's in there... I was trying to trick it to allow me to post it... had to save it as a word doc and post on a working computer...

Yes I can browse the internet.. no WSUS as this is a home computer, and just the traditional this page cannot be displayed.
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Commented:
You rock!! The killer worked! Many thanks!
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No prob!