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I while back I had a problem with AVG installations because Windows Update began running at the same time. As a result, I cancelled automatic Windows Update. Now, checking for updates, Windows asks me if I want to have installed the "Microsoft Windows Publisher". Please advise what that is. Then, Windows gave another message that there was a problem and to delete temp files then re-open IE. I've never had this from Windows Update before. Help! :o)

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Newie, Is It This One?

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Grif, re is it this one?

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I checked and found 893803(v2)installed May 20th. I don't see 898628 anywhere, nor 898461 (June 28, 2005). There were several installed on June 16. I tried again to update. This is the dialogue I get
(Quote): "Checking if your computer has the latest version of Windows updating software for use with the website?
The website uses ActiveX controls to determine which version of the software your computer is running. If you see an ActiveX warning, make sure the control is digitally signed by Microsoft before installing it or allowing it to run." (Unquote)
When I tried to get more information regarding the "Publisher", the link doesn't give any constructive information. Does this mean that I have no option but to re-select the "Automatic Update?"

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Newie, I Also Had Troubles With Windows Update Site Today

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It seemed to work for a while, then NOT work for a while. You might try waiting a few days, then give it a "go" again.

Hope this helps.


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Grif, try waiting a few days, then give it a "go" again.

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I'll try that. Thank you.

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