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What does this actually mean?

by stinman / September 27, 2008 1:19 AM PDT

I am trying to find out the root cause of why my Media Center updater keeps hanging up on startup.I did set it to a different time than startup.ZA seemed to be blocking it.I installed to newest 8.0 update for Vista and it screwed up lots,mainly just windows stuff,scvhost.I gave it all the permission that was needed.When uninstalled and window fw took over windows update worked.I did clean uninstall and reinstall.I keep it because I paid 49 bucks US and still have 200 days left.My question is ; I ran the tcp command and it says that "Windows sockets initialization failed:5 , Can not obtain ownership information"
I think that ZA is stopping windows from calling home to verify I am legit.Is this right?If I am right then they will not update,correct?
Thanks to who can give me some insight!

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Seems the ZA forums note things like that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 27, 2008 1:54 AM PDT
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by stinman / September 27, 2008 4:58 AM PDT

I been there Bob everyday since the bad 8.0 update.I have uninstalled and reinstalled 3 time,one time completely clean.So I thought,I mean I had to put my key in again.I think that the cobe of 8.0 is still there.If I turn off true vector,un check load at start up.Then windows update will download and install.I have WUD set to notify first let me choose.Mainly I wanted to know was my guess right about the netstate issue I spoke of in the first post.

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So, for you it's busted?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 27, 2008 5:45 AM PDT
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At times like these you would go get something else. I noted two things I had to change but there are those that insist on "Maximum Protection."

Why not another firewall like Comodo?

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