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vvenk
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      05-20-2006
Hello:

I am running Windows 2003 Server R2.

When I choose Express method for Windows Update, I get the following error
message:

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.

Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem (error number
0x800A0046) yourself.

I read the article it referred to and followed all the recommended steps.

I am stumped.

Please help.

Venki
 
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TaurArian [MS-MVP]
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      05-20-2006
This is old stuff from my notes back with SP1 on a Windows Server 2003, may be
worth a read -

Courtesy of Microsoft:-

1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools
2. Click Internet Options
3. Click the Connections tab
4. Click the LAN Settings... button
5. In the Proxy server section, check that the Address and Port number are
greyed out and have no value listed.
6. On this same window, check the "Automatically detect settings" checkbox
7. Click OK to exit the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings window
8. Click OK to exit Internet Options

Now please try the following:-

1. Click Start
2. Click Run
3. Type: cmd <Enter>
4. In the Command Prompt, type: proxycfg -d <Enter> <--This will set your proxy
service to direct access and clear the proxy cache.
5. Type: proxycfg -u <Enter> <--This will set the proxy for BITS to the same
settings as Internet Explorer.
6. Type: net stop wuauserv <Enter>
7. Type: net stop bits <Enter>
8. Type: net start bits <Enter>
9. Type: net start wuauserv <Enter>

Try the Windows Update website again, and let us know what happens.


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"vvenk" <> wrote in message
news:C196D92B-9A1A-4B44-A9FF-...
| Hello:
|
| I am running Windows 2003 Server R2.
|
| When I choose Express method for Windows Update, I get the following error
| message:
|
| 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.
|
| Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem (error number
| 0x800A0046) yourself.
|
| I read the article it referred to and followed all the recommended steps.
|
| I am stumped.
|
| Please help.
|
| Venki


 
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Lee Mychajluk
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      05-22-2006
I was having a problem where the Update Scan would just hang up (W2kS2003
SP1) for the past year whenever I tried to run it. Autoupdates wouldn't work
either.

I followed your steps, and it now the scan completed! I'm catching up on my
updates now. Thanks for the tip!

-Lee

"TaurArian [MS-MVP]" <> wrote in message
news:%...
> This is old stuff from my notes back with SP1 on a Windows Server 2003,

may be
> worth a read -
>
> Courtesy of Microsoft:-
>
> 1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools
> 2. Click Internet Options
> 3. Click the Connections tab
> 4. Click the LAN Settings... button
> 5. In the Proxy server section, check that the Address and Port number are
> greyed out and have no value listed.
> 6. On this same window, check the "Automatically detect settings" checkbox
> 7. Click OK to exit the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings window
> 8. Click OK to exit Internet Options
>
> Now please try the following:-
>
> 1. Click Start
> 2. Click Run
> 3. Type: cmd <Enter>
> 4. In the Command Prompt, type: proxycfg -d <Enter> <--This will set your

proxy
> service to direct access and clear the proxy cache.
> 5. Type: proxycfg -u <Enter> <--This will set the proxy for BITS to the

same
> settings as Internet Explorer.
> 6. Type: net stop wuauserv <Enter>
> 7. Type: net stop bits <Enter>
> 8. Type: net start bits <Enter>
> 9. Type: net start wuauserv <Enter>
>
> Try the Windows Update website again, and let us know what happens.
>
>
> --
>
> ===========================
> TaurArian [MS-MVP] 2005-2006
> ===========================
> http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
> "Need more help? http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=ph;en-us;6527
> (Links to web pages and MSKB Articles are posted for the purposes of

keeping the
> information current)
>
>
> "vvenk" <> wrote in message
> news:C196D92B-9A1A-4B44-A9FF-...
> | Hello:
> |
> | I am running Windows 2003 Server R2.
> |
> | When I choose Express method for Windows Update, I get the following

error
> | message:
> |
> | 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.
> |
> | Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem (error number
> | 0x800A0046) yourself.
> |
> | I read the article it referred to and followed all the recommended

steps.
> |
> | I am stumped.
> |
> | Please help.
> |
> | Venki
>
>



 
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TaurArian [MS-MVP]
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      05-22-2006
Pleased it helped you Lee.
Kaylene

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"Lee Mychajluk" <> wrote in message
news:...
|I was having a problem where the Update Scan would just hang up (W2kS2003
| SP1) for the past year whenever I tried to run it. Autoupdates wouldn't work
| either.
|
| I followed your steps, and it now the scan completed! I'm catching up on my
| updates now. Thanks for the tip!
|
| -Lee
|
| "TaurArian [MS-MVP]" <> wrote in message
| news:%...
| > This is old stuff from my notes back with SP1 on a Windows Server 2003,
| may be
| > worth a read -
| >
| > Courtesy of Microsoft:-
| >
| > 1. In Internet Explorer, click Tools
| > 2. Click Internet Options
| > 3. Click the Connections tab
| > 4. Click the LAN Settings... button
| > 5. In the Proxy server section, check that the Address and Port number are
| > greyed out and have no value listed.
| > 6. On this same window, check the "Automatically detect settings" checkbox
| > 7. Click OK to exit the Local Area Network (LAN) Settings window
| > 8. Click OK to exit Internet Options
| >
| > Now please try the following:-
| >
| > 1. Click Start
| > 2. Click Run
| > 3. Type: cmd <Enter>
| > 4. In the Command Prompt, type: proxycfg -d <Enter> <--This will set your
| proxy
| > service to direct access and clear the proxy cache.
| > 5. Type: proxycfg -u <Enter> <--This will set the proxy for BITS to the
| same
| > settings as Internet Explorer.
| > 6. Type: net stop wuauserv <Enter>
| > 7. Type: net stop bits <Enter>
| > 8. Type: net start bits <Enter>
| > 9. Type: net start wuauserv <Enter>
| >
| > Try the Windows Update website again, and let us know what happens.
| >
| >
| > --
| >
| > ===========================
| > TaurArian [MS-MVP] 2005-2006
| > ===========================
| > http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
| > "Need more help? http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=ph;en-us;6527
| > (Links to web pages and MSKB Articles are posted for the purposes of
| keeping the
| > information current)
| >
| >
| > "vvenk" <> wrote in message
| > news:C196D92B-9A1A-4B44-A9FF-...
| > | Hello:
| > |
| > | I am running Windows 2003 Server R2.
| > |
| > | When I choose Express method for Windows Update, I get the following
| error
| > | message:
| > |
| > | 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.
| > |
| > | Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem (error number
| > | 0x800A0046) yourself.
| > |
| > | I read the article it referred to and followed all the recommended
| steps.
| > |
| > | I am stumped.
| > |
| > | Please help.
| > |
| > | Venki
| >
| >
|
|


 
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