All Updates Fail to Download

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Richard, Oct 6, 2004.

  1. Richard

    Richard Guest

    I am trying to update pc's at work. All are using XP with
    SP1. Can't use SP2 as RAM is only 128Mb. Have copied new
    update software to HDD and installed. Windows Update
    produces a list of updates for downloading but all fail
    to download. WindowsUpdate.log has following
    message "Download job failed because of proxy auth or
    server auth." Is there a know tweak or fix for this
    problem - either in Windows XP or MS Proxy 2?

    Any suggestions please.
    Richard, Oct 6, 2004
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  2. Hi

    I would think configuring your proxy server to allow anonymous
    access to the relevant Windows Update sites is what you need to do.

    More about this here:

    From: Allenh [MSFT] ()
    Subject: Re: Temporary fix for 0x8024402C error
    Date: 2004-09-29 08:45:32 PST
    Torgeir Bakken \(MVP\), Oct 6, 2004
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  3. Richard

    pezcal Guest

    Don't know if this will help or not, but we had something
    similar here at work and our fix was to download BITS
    manually from the web and install it, after that we could
    run Windows Update fine.

    pezcal, Oct 6, 2004
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