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Can't protect against WMF

by seademyer / February 1, 2006 11:41 PM PST

Trying to update security software on a win2k computer MS halts with a time/date/certificate/sync mg

I have atomic clock sync installed on my computer and when it was run my date/time error was a monstrous 6 seconds slow. Atomic sync reset it to 00.00 error but I still get the following errors when trying to update my computer. I am running windows 2000 pro and AVG says that I still have MICE. Want to download MS's patch to protect computer. Thanks (MS's copied and pasted responses:)

[Error number: 0x80072F8F]
Your computer's date and time appear to be out of sync with an update certificate. To fix this:
1. In Control Panel, open Date and Time Properties.
2. Ensure that the date and time are correct.
Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem yourself. <troubleshoot.aspx?err=0x80072F8F&ln=en>


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Maybe you'll find something..
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 1, 2006 11:52 PM PST
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WMF ok
by seademyer / February 2, 2006 2:41 AM PST

It took a bit of searching but my guess is that mssip32.dll needed registering. I had not been able to find it in the registry. Running the regsvr32 and its suggested 3 dll files has corrected the time/date problem. Thank you Carol (Anyway AVG reports NO MICE.)

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You're welcome, seademyer....
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 2, 2006 6:10 AM PST
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I had a feeling that might have been the solution, since it seemed to be a ''common fix'', but hesitated mentioning it, as I wasn't sure.

So we've both learned something!

Carol

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Just for reference.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2006 6:22 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Speaking only for myself.. t.y. for the ''reference''!
by Carol~ Forum moderator / February 2, 2006 7:21 AM PST
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