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sadly i can't really send out brand new computers with manual DNS settings so we'll have to hope they fix it soon Log In or Register to post comments rosest on Many searches and updates and uninstalls and head-scratches later, I found this thread. Advertisement Related ArticlesTracking: Error 80246002 Windows Update Problem 17 Tracking December's Updates: Update KB3008923 Crashing IE9, Other Issues Reported 5 Q. Any other ideas from anyone? weblink

This was on a fresh build of Win7 x64 SP1 Log In or Register to post comments Advertisement taylorb on Aug 28, 2014 thanks brian. Chalk up another one for the DNS variation. But after about 20mins. For others, it’s not as clear.

Windows Update Dns Error

The issue seems to target Windows 7 users. Log In or Register to post comments rodder423 on Sep 3, 2014 scratch that, failed again after a reboot and ipconfig /flushdns didn't help. One response from Carl Hudkins (thanks, Carl!) describes it best: I appreciate the thread tracking this issue, and wanted to let you know of my success. For once I told the guy he did a good job, had to go through 5 people to getting a person you can understand.

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  2. Log In or Register to post comments Kshipper on Aug 28, 2014 DNS server to 4.2.2.1 and secondary to 2.2.2.2 worked for me.
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  5. Log In or Register to post comments irvgberg on Apr 24, 2015 I have tried all of the above and nothing has made any difference at all.
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  7. Log In or Register to post comments zenpuppie on Sep 2, 2014 Thanks for sharing solution alternatives everyone!
  8. Here's the current thread list: Windows Update error 'Code 80246002' New Windows Update Agent 7.6.7600.320 causing error 80246002 during search for updates Windows Update Error Code 80246002 (on every computer I
  9. Log In or Register to post comments Antonio Anfex Felaco on Aug 28, 2014 Thank you so much for this article.
  10. Log In or Register to post comments mekap81 on Aug 29, 2014 Thank you thank you Brain changing the DNS to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 truly worked Log In or Register to

Log In or Register to post comments chkevin1982 on Sep 3, 2014 Check the latest Bio updates. at this point it still isn't working with any of the other solutions on 5 different machines i'm working on. I'm fighting this thing from 9 hours now and the DNS change solved the issue for me! Windows 7 Will Not Update On My Computer Log In or Register to post comments Please Log In or Register to post comments.

No dice. One user explains it this way: As suggested by Microsoft, the failed security update MS14-045 requires actions to be take. But, it "magically" resolved itself after about 90 minutes on both systems and the "good" update installed without issue. http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r29937210-Windows-update-failing-due-to-DNS-errors MVPs monitoring the threads have offered suggestions including applying a FixIt solution and running the Windows Update Troubleshooter.

Log In or Register to post comments rodder423 on Sep 3, 2014 ipconfig /flushdns from an administrator command prompt seems to have fixed it for me. Dns Probe Finished Bad Config Advertisement Advertisement WindowsITPro.com Windows Exchange Server SharePoint Virtualization Cloud Systems Management Site Features Contact Us Awards Community Sponsors Media Center RSS Sitemap Site Archive View Mobile Site Penton Privacy Policy Terms Database administrator? The issue could be related to Time Warner's DNS problem today, that caused all Microsoft sites to be inaccessible.

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I have Zone Labs' ZoneAlarm firewall installed, and it's reporting a problem with Microsoft Application Error Reporting. It issues error code 80246002. Windows Update Dns Error This I did. Windows Update Breaks Dns Yesterday I changed DNS to 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 and it worked, but this morning it does'nt work.

Answer yes to the 4 questions. have a peek at these guys Of him accessing under remote. Restart the computer and Windows Updates works again. KB947821 did not help, but the suggestion of changing DNS from one of the threads did. Dns Request Timed Out

I got the error above when checking for updates. Win 7 Ultimate 32 system. Can be very frustrating ..... check over here The bad part after 5pm est.

On one system, I renamed the software distribution folder/download to download.old and ran the MS fix-it. Kb3145126 But, nonetheless, the reports are growing. Added the machine to a domain with WSUS and seems to be working fine with WSUS.

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I have Win7Pro SP1 64-bit. Updating the bios worked for me. Hot Scripts offers tens of thousands of scripts you can use. Flush Dns If you experience this issue or find a resolution, drop me a note in the comments, or… Follow me on Twitter Add me to your Google+circles or Connect with me on

Are you a data center professional? You recommend manual uninstall of KB 2982791. Open Notepad. this content So, it seems to be a DNS issue, which I'm sure will work itself out eventually.

Updating the Bios worked for me. Windows needs to do a better job in the USA for tech support. Often touted as the last version of Windows, it is now a constantly evolving Windows as a ServiceĀ solution. Still get Error 80246002 Windows Update Problem Log In or Register to post comments irvgberg on Apr 24, 2015 No luck with any of the suggestions above.