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Windows Update Error

by Grafula / December 15, 2004 12:26 AM PST

WinXP SP2, IE 6

When I try to run "Windows Update" I get the following error message in I.E. (This is in a JavaScript Popup window):
Line: 72
Char: 3
Error: Automation server can't create object
Code: 0
URL: http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/

When I click on "OK" in the pop-up window I.E. just sits there with a blank page.

Until recently Windows update worked fine...

Any help is appreciated, thanks

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Hi Grafula
by roddy32 / December 15, 2004 3:05 AM PST
In reply to: Windows Update Error
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Why should a busy server cause javascript errors?
by Grafula / December 15, 2004 9:06 PM PST
In reply to: Hi Grafula

Why should a busy server cause javascript errors?

Anyway, I fixed it. Some of my security settings were too strict.

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They shouldn't but stranger things
by roddy32 / December 15, 2004 10:50 PM PST

have happened. It was just a possibility. The important thing is that you fixed it. Glad to hear that.

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Security Settings
by nna / January 24, 2005 12:02 PM PST

Hello,
I'm running into a similar problem and am wondering what security settings you changed to fix the problem. So far, I've had no luck by changing my security settings.

Thx.

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