Windows Update hangs at Welcome

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by Maurice N, Jun 30, 2003.

  1. Maurice N

    Maurice N Guest

    Yes, indeed I've heard of it.
    Do you have any sort of ad-remover / popup ad killer
    utility, even Adshield?
    If yes, either add on
    their exception list --- or insure that program is OFF.
    Same principal if you have an-over-eager firewall program.

    Turn those off either from Task Manager or by going thru
    the MSCONFIG Startup & Services (if any in win98) to
    temporarily disable said utilities.
    Then you can go to Windows Update site.

    Once you figure out how to "fine-tune" the utilities, you
    should have no problem reaching the full Windows Update

    Maurice N
    Windows MVP
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    Maurice N, Jun 30, 2003
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