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Proposed as answer by arunricky Thursday, October 14, 2010 6:33 AM Thursday, October 14, 2010 6:33 AM 0 Sign in to vote Congratulations guys, I finally found the solution for80072efe error good luck... So i have a 500gb external drive and i thought i would save everything to this.So a few nights ago i had some spare time ,so i thought now was the Best regards abuadnan76 Proposed as answer by abuadnan76 Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:15 PM Marked as answer by Ronnie VernonModerator Wednesday, October 06, 2010 7:48 AM Wednesday, July 21, 2010 http://jactionscripters.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-windows-update-error-80072efe.php

This feature is not available right now. Again... Sunday, July 04, 2010 8:11 PM 1 Sign in to vote Hi Kirstain, Try this link http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684. Worked for me, after Spybot, Adaware and Microsoft Security essentials did not. check this link right here now

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  1. thanks Wednesday, July 07, 2010 8:22 PM 0 Sign in to vote This is what worked for me.
  2. Once I installed it and restarted my computer, it found some more updates to download.
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  4. Your cache administrator is webmaster.
  5. The computer does not run any slower but it will NOT do Windows updates and I keep getting this error.
  6. The problem appears in both cases so that it's not a probem with modem.
  7. when I deleted the sub folder "catroot2", what exactly was I getting rid of and will it have any drastic effect on my system performance in the long run?

BG Hi Basementgeek. Best regards abuadnan76 Proposed as answer by abuadnan76 Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:15 PM Marked as answer by Ronnie VernonModerator Wednesday, October 06, 2010 7:48 AM Wednesday, July 21, 2010 also, thank you so very much for the link to KasperSky!! Lordy, windows sucks.

Disable the Firewall Protection Temporarily5. Many problems that you encounter can be attributed to a corrupt and bloated registry. I will post tomorrow and tell whether auto update was able to proceed or if I will have to do this every time I want to update. Saturday, November 20, 2010 5:04 PM 0 Sign in to vote Thank you so much.

Thursday, July 08, 2010 5:29 PM 0 Sign in to vote First time posting here...sorry if I am in the wrong spot. Now, I realize that these are several different problems but I thought it important to mention it as they all started occuring at the exact same time. We no longer use the HJT program as it does not go into enough detail. Friday, June 04, 2010 3:06 PM 0 Sign in to vote Mike, I have all the same issues and am interested to know if you have made any progress.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply. good luck... my computer is updating as it should....... Note.

Sign up for a new account or log in here: Forgot your password? this content If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply. much Thanks! Proposed as answer by kelvino Wednesday, August 25, 2010 3:48 PM Sunday, August 15, 2010 6:11 AM 0 Sign in to vote Please someone put this answer at top of page.

To stop all Mal/Generic-A processes, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. Just add my voice to the'it worked for me'group. Robert Thursday, September 09, 2010 4:20 PM 0 Sign in to vote THKaspersky Labs did the trick for me (Dell XPS410; Windows Vista 32-bit; IE8)...free & simple tool to scan and weblink I try http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/solutions?qid=208280684 but the TDSSKiller cannot cure the Rootkit.Win32.TDSS third generation (TDL3) Shall i kill it with the Gmer ?

This is the fix! Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules If I google search spyware, IE redirects to bogus websites.

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It's something to do with the rootkit files, follow the following steps: 1) Download this file from the following link http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.exe. 2) Run it, follow the steps. 3) Reboot you computer... Thanx! And thank you microsoft for this site. check over here I'm forever grateful!

Teteu Tutors 360,902 views 10:47 Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates And Update Service Is Missing/Permission FIX - Duration: 9:52. I click the icon to open it, and it immediately crashes-- the "Safari has stopped working . . These Mal/Generic-A files can be in the form of EXE, DLL, LSP, TOOLBAR, BROWSER HIJACK, and/or BROWSER PLUGIN. if you do have it, you might want to delete it.

I can open other Firefox windows and browse the net, but there is a noticeable performance hit. Back to top #3 TonyStarks TonyStarks Topic Starter Members 5 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:44 PM Posted 10 July 2010 - 10:23 PM MrBruce, thank you for directing me to the I also did a system restore, back to a point where things werefunctioningbefore I ran this scan. Perfect and easy!

I don't know how this is all related but I really do need some help in untangling this mess. My internet connection is working fine. Thank you so much. This worked for me.After removing the malware I was able to update my ssp2.

Just download the file and follow the instructions. I deleated cat root 2 and still the error still coms up. The "Restore" button stays depressed for several minutes before graying out. Note: I am assuming your Windows Vista is installed in C:\Windows.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Welcome to Bleeping Computer! I have not been able to update since May 15,2010. If the question is solved, I guess that I would be able to get rid of the error 80072EFE mentioned at the beginning.

Serious question , please: Is there a bias against suggesting using this tool by the resident microsoft experts - or is there a company policy to only suggest using microsoft programs