antispyware beta 1 manual update failure



geno
07-10-2005, 03:08 AM
manual update will not work. i get a message that it can't connect to the
internet.
i dsl with a home linksis network. HELP!

Galen
07-10-2005, 03:08 AM
In news:178E5213-A8E2-4AAA-A1C0-C3BA99E8495A@microsoft.com,
geno <help@help.com> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> manual update will not work. i get a message that it can't connect to
> the internet.
> i dsl with a home linksis network. HELP!

Is there a firewall blocking it?

For future reference there have been newsgroups setup specifically for the
Microsoft Anti-Spyware beta:


Support for Beta of Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware

At this time, support for the beta version of Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware
is being provided through the following Microsoft
newsgroups:
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.announcements
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.appcompat
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.general
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.install
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.networking
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.signatures
- microsoft.private.security.spyware.onlinecommunity

These newsgroups can be accessed via NNTP or HTTP.

To access these newsgroups using HTTP, please go to the following
location:
http://communities.microsoft.com/newsgroups/default.asp?ICP=spyware&sLCID=us

To access these newsgroups using NNTP, please use the following information
for your NNTP client (such as Microsoft Outlook Express):
- NNTP Server: privatenews.microsoft.com
- Account name: privatenews\spyware
- Password: spyware

NOTE: No password will be required via the HTTP link

Galen
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very first thing which ever made me feel that a profession might be
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antispyware beta 1 manual update failure