Re: Windows 2000 Update not running



Robert Aldwinckle
07-09-2005, 10:35 PM
"Nate P." <Nate P.@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:CC5A3B04-DA99-4F94-A5A9-D698C1695B8C@microsoft.com
....
> can tell me if there was just something wrong with Windows Update
> last month where updates were taking a few days before they would
> download for anyone.

Try a search? ;)

http://groups-beta.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsupdate/messages/6a88aa45fe78f8fd,67b291a0c246aacd,b1e1095f9deabce5,1763df43d692082b,93d89842be71a2e4?hl=en&thread_id=e4beb29844c8fbca&view=thread&noheader=1&q=%22service+pack%22+forced+download+group:microsoft.public.windowsupdate&_done=%2Fgroup%2Fmicrosoft.public.windowsupdate%2Fbrowse_frm%2Fthread%2Fe4beb29844c8fbca%2F67b291a0c246aacd%3Fq%3D%22service+pack%22+forced+download+group:microsoft.public.windowsupdate%26rnum%3D3%26hl%3Den%26#doc_67b291a0c246aacd

(Google Groups Advanced search for
"service pack" forced download group:microsoft.public.windowsupdate
between 1 Apr 2005 and 30 Apr 2005
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> We run an educational network with approx. 100 machines all with
> Windows 2000. Since altering our McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8 settings
> to better protect our network from outside inteference and malware
> we've had difficulty downloading the last few sets of Automatic
> Critical Updates. The updates are set to run every morning at 9am, and
> the machines are on with users logged in by that point, but the updates
> are not downloading or installing, and I can't find any services
> blocked in either the McAfee log or Windows Event Logs. Under the
> Access Protection tab in McAfee Console all the options are checked,
> however I have exempted svchost.exe and wuauclt.exe from the 'Prevent
> downloads from the world wide web' option. Either way, about 3 or 4
> days later, I was discovering the machines were now downloading the
> updates, without me changing anything.
>
>
> I can't find any other processes it says are blocked that appear to
> have anything to do with Windows Update. I'm hoping someone else has
> had a similiar problem, or can tell me if there was just something
> wrong with Windows Update last month where updates were taking a few
> days before they would download for anyone. Thanks in advance.
>
>
> Nate
>


Re: Windows 2000 Update not running