automatic windows updates doesn't work.

By stinger2006
Feb 6, 2006
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  1. hey guys, recently i had some kinda problem with booting my comp. and i just fixed it. but now the automatic mircosoft windows updates doesn't work. it doesn't show, and i can't seem to go to the website. i click on the icon and nothing happens. help please!

    -Tessa.
  2. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,896

    How did you "fix" your computer? and have you run any anti virus or anti trojan scanners?
  3. stinger2006

    stinger2006 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    i ran chkdsk /r, ad-aware spyware doctor, search and destroy, cwshredder and stinger.
  4. cookiedude

    cookiedude TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 220

    Have you tried going to the website directly through IE, ie. going to the microsoft website and following the links to windows update, as apposed to using the update tools found in XP?
  5. stinger2006

    stinger2006 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    i can't access the website or the automatic update program or click on it.
  6. toffeapple

    toffeapple Newcomer, in training Posts: 216

    you still have spyware..thats what has disabled windows updates....post a hi jack this log here and one of the guys here will help you...download MS anti spyware and run this
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