Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




BDFL
50367 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4865

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Topic # 104900 22-Jun-2012 11:36 Send private message

Folks, if you run Windows Update you will see there's an update to Windows Update itself.

Install this update now. It changes the URL used by Windows Update, to prevent problems that could be introduced by trojan malware such as Flame.






Create new topic
2327 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 79


  Reply # 644635 22-Jun-2012 11:38 Send private message

Update all the updating things!



BDFL
50367 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4865

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 644640 22-Jun-2012 11:39 Send private message

As I said... Check Windows Update for an update on Windows Update that will let you update Windows Update.






BDFL
50367 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4865

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 644646 22-Jun-2012 11:42 Send private message





4828 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 130

Trusted

  Reply # 644657 22-Jun-2012 12:02 Send private message

freitasm: Check Windows Update for an update on Windows Update that will let you update Windows Update.


You see, we really do need that 'Like' button....

gjm

678 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 73


  Reply # 644659 22-Jun-2012 12:05 Send private message

One of the windows updates recently was an update to WSUS which we use to patch all our other machines. The update broke WSUS :/

Seemed like quite a common problem based on others reporting it / troubleshooting it on the net. We got it sorted after quite a bit of faffing but surely MS can test this stuff a bit better. Breaking the server that updates everything else is not a good way to encourage patching!




[Amstrad CPC 6128: 128k Memory: 3 inch floppy drive: Colour Screen]

1874 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 254


  Reply # 644680 22-Jun-2012 12:28 Send private message

freitasm: As I said... Check Windows Update for an update on Windows Update that will let you update Windows Update.


not actually far from what Windows itself says when checking:

Install new Windows Update sofware


To check for updates, you must first install an update for Windows Update.






Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Police Camera Van Disguise
Created by Reanalyse, last reply by lNomNoml on 21-Dec-2014 23:33 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Do I have the right to return this?
Created by corksta, last reply by kiwibro111 on 21-Dec-2014 23:54 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 19-Dec-2014 17:46 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spray Foam Insulation
Created by AACTech, last reply by timbosan on 19-Dec-2014 16:58 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Crew Drinking on Flights - Why!?
Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 22-Dec-2014 09:35 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Couriers starting to charge for redelivery
Created by mattwnz, last reply by rendezvous on 19-Dec-2014 11:45 (78 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Google Chromecast now available in New Zealand
Created by freitasm, last reply by michelangelonz on 20-Dec-2014 10:38 (155 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


forgot how to unlock a car door
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 21-Dec-2014 07:34 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.