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"Successful auto update of disallowed certificate"

Q: "Successful auto update of disallowed certificate"

I'd like to learn more about why this was logged in the Event Viewer: i.imgur.com/a2vTjwD.png
After looking it up, I found this article (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/2728973) which stated that "An attacker could use these certificates to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks."

I've never seen this logged in the Event Viewer before, and am not sure how to be protected from any of these vulnerabilities that Microsoft has outlined, now that a potential infection could have already happened.

So my question is: how do I remove the certificate? Where are these "disallowed certificates" located?

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Preferred Solution: "Successful auto update of disallowed certificate"

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


seems that "Microsoft Certificate Trust List Publisher" Certificate Valid:01.27.2017-04.12.2018 is missing following EKU
'Microsoft Trust List Signing' ( ?!
          [ oid]
          [ name] Microsoft Trust List Signing
     [ value] 10
Note: KB2328240 is imho not permanently fixing this problem ! (*curing only some derivated symptoms)

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Option "Find Certificate" is missed when I try to edit certificate on another computer using mmc.Could you please let me know how can I solve that? I'm sure I'm admin on the remote machine.

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I've had some minor issues ever since I updated to Windows 10 in July, but now it's serious. For 3 days in a row, I've woken up to a frozen XPS9100. (I got updates including 3176935, 3176936, 3176937 on Sep. 28. These are related to the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.)
The last nightly event in Event Viewer is:



[ Name]


[ Qualifiers]





[ SystemTime]






......Auto-Destruct! [WATCHDOG]


The description for Event ID 2 from source ESRV_SVC_WILLAMETTE cannot be found. Either the component that raises this event is not installed on your local computer or the installation is corrupted. You can install or repair the component on the local computer.
If the event originated on another computer, the display information had to be saved with the event.
The following information was included with the event:
......Auto-Destruct! [WATCHDOG]
This thread suggests Intel Driver Update Utility (IDUU) is the culprit and it should be removed. I'm coming here for a second opinion. Thanks!

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I'm running Windows 8 Pro 32 bit.

A message came up saying that Windows has to reboot to install an update. The screen went blue with white text saying "Restarting" with a circle of white dots moving around next to it. It stayed that way for about 10 minutes, so I shut the computer off and restarted it manually. Then it became stuck a blue screen saying "Please wait" for an hour or so. If I restart it either becomes stuck on the "Please wait" screen again or it becomes stuck on a screen that says something like "Configuring windows. Do not turn off your computer."

I've tried to access safe mode by holding shift and mashing F8, but this does nothing. I've also tried to boot from my windows disc (when it says "press any key to boot from CD/DVD I press keys on the keyboard), but this doesn't change anything. My keyboard seems to be recognized, because something popped up asking if I want to turn on sticky keys. Pressing ctrl+alt+delete or hitting the windows key does nothing, however. I can also move my mouse cursor around on the screen, but going to the corners of the screen does not bring up any menus.

A:[SOLVED] Stuck on "Please wait" screen after auto-update


I managed to successfully boot from my Windows CD using the boot menu. That is, I hit F12 when starting up the computer then selecting boot from CD.

From the Windows CD boot I rent to Repair -> Troubleshooting -> Advanced -> System Restore. I chose to restore to April 8th before Java 7 Update 12 (the most recent option it gave me), but then ran into an error. It said:

"System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed. Details: System Restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive D:\ The drive might be corrupt. You might want to retry System Restore after running chkdsk on this disk. An unspecified error occurred during System Restore. (0x81000204). "

Regarding my hard drive setup: I have a RAID controller with 2 disk groups. My C: drive is comprised of two hard drives mirroring each other and there is another disk group also comprised of two hard drives. However, my second disk group is being seen as a foreign configuration which I haven't managed to import, so I haven't been able to use it. In Windows only a C: drive is recognized.

I'm not sure if "D:\" is referencing my CD/DVD drive or my second hard drive disk group. Could it be indicating a problem with the CD?

I disconnected the two hard drives comprising the second disk group and restarted the computer. This time I got to a screen that says "Scanning and repairing drive (C:): x% complete underneath th... Read more

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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i had the older reference file for adaware, but and i tried clicking several times on the upgrade button but it didnt. is it just me, or has this happened to anyone else? Because if it has, then when people follow directions their .ref file isnt being updated and ad-aware will be missing lotsa files...

A:Ad-Aware "auto-update" glitch?

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In older Windows OS's, I remember you had the "Maintenance Wizard" that let you do a disk cleanup, scandisk, and a defrag all on a regular schedule, and 100% automated (no intervention).

How do I accomplish this in XP-Pro SP2? I tried to put the "dfrg.exe" in the Scheduled Tasks, and it opens it, but it requires user input to actually start defragging (you still have to manually click the "defrag" button, or it won't do anything). Does it involve the Command Prompt?


A:Auto Defrag in "Scheduled Tasks" - How to make it "Autorun"?

Microsoft thinks you can do it: Schedule Defrag in XP

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I am having this really strange error with one of my computers.

My computer (running Windows XP Home) boots normally and I can use it just fine. When I leave it alone for a while though, I come back to a screen with the message "Hard Drive not found." If I reboot the computer it loads normally and I can use the computer like nothing ever happened. It has done this twice now. It doesn't happen while I am using the computer but if it sits for a while this will happen.

Any suggestions as to what this is?


A:"No Hard drive found" message after successful boot.

Just an idea: try going to the Power Option?s in Control Panel and turn off the hard disk Sleep ? Turn Off Hard Disk? ?after xx mins? change to Never. Then give it a try, let me know if it works.

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My HP 6110f came with Vista 2 years ago. I upgraded to Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Months later, PC died. I just got it back from Tech support facility, who replaced the power supply, CPU and motherboard - and restored my system to factory Vista. Grr.
I ran the Win 7 upgrade again. Successful. Then restored from a full system image I made shortly before the PC died. Message said it was successful, but Windows would not restart.
"Startup Repair cannot repair this computer automatically." Per the Session Details, all the tests ran successfully, error code 0/0. Under system disk it says "Number of Root Causes = 1" Then says "Root cause found.Startup Repair has tried several times but still cannot determine the cause of the problem."

I have no idea of specs or drivers of the hardware they put into my machine.

Advice, please?

A:Win7 fails to start after "successful" image restore

Your Full system image is set to the old OEM manufacturer's motherboard.

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Hello everyone,

Problem: Win 7 64bit - "Preparing your desktop..." on boot everytime after successful chkdsk.

My laptop is Acer V3-571G (Amazon.com: Acer Aspire V3-571G-6407 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black): Computers & Accessories). HDD, no SSDs. No HW malfunctions or anything since bought ~1 year ago.

Can't access any .msc ("dependency or service started to fail...") (so I can't create/access an admin account or use system restore) or .exe files , the sound is gone (I didn't install any outdated sound drivers).

At first, "preparing your desktop" caused all my start button contents gone. Then I logged off, logged back in - they were there, only "recent files" missing. Rebooting 2nd time resulted in "prep..." but start button contents intact. Some progress lol?

I also cannot download any files from the internet. This later throws some "tdDB ..." error.

Frequent "system_path... refers to a location that is unavailable. It maybe somewhere on your HDD... blahblah.".

Tried 5 subsequent reboots. None of them corrected the desktop. Made it even worse (black + Windows classic default style), so I had to log off/on again.

I don't have a Win7 64bit repair CD close by and can't access system restore. What are the options then?
Any reliable solutions/software for a rebootable CD?

P.S. I looked in the inet how to launch cmd in admin mode and such. But even run as admin doesn't work.

A:"Preparing your desktop..." on boot everytime after successful chkdsk

ADDITIONAL NOTE: chkdsk has replaced 5-6 bad sectors on laptop's HDD. Maybe there was files in those sectors related to the "thorn apart" user profile on Win7? (It's not corrupted I think, as it does not tell me I was logged onto a temp. profile (before welcome screen).)

Please help!! This is extremely annoying.

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I have 2 laptops and a desktop on my home network, all plugged into the router. The 2 laptops connect to the network and internet. The desktop shows "connected", is able to ping the router but cannot connect to the internet.

All are using XP home sp2. The desktop was just introduced to the existing laptop network. I have swapped the router, cable, and ethernet card for grins (i am tech enough to have had some of each laying around). Clearly it's a settings problem.

Dynamic IP address.
/ipconfig indicates same gateway as laptops. ("")
Worked perfectly on a previous network.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, I am at my wits end.

A:Network "connected", router ping successful but no Internet

Try this


Please reply if worked

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Posted this on other websites without much luck. Hopefully there's some hope posting here.

As titled, I'm trying to do a repair install of Windows 7. Current install and license are from Win 7 Family Pack (Home Prem x64). Installed SP1 since then. Attempting to perform a repair install from the Home Prem x64 TechNet ISO (X17-24209.iso), burned to a flash drive. Everything works great, up until it fails nearing the end of the upgrade and then rolls back.

It gets through several reboots, all the way up to the 4th phase, "Installing Features and Updates" before giving up. It then gives the message "The upgrade was not successful. Your previous version of Windows is being restored. Do not restart your computer during this time." Thankfully, it successfully restores, boots back up, and then gives a bubble to that effect.

Another site suggested it could be Windows Update failing. I installed a patch to ensure it was functioning. So I doubt it's Windows Update.

Perhaps these logs help:

setuperr.log - Pastebin.com

WindowsUpdate.log - Pastebin.com

Any ideas?

A:Repair Install Fails, Then Reverts - "The upgrade was not successful."

I'm not repair and install expert but when I do one this is what I use and it works. Read through this it should help.

Repair Install

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This update is part of the process of preparation for offering the Windows 10 upgrade. I had previously hidden KB3035583 which is the one that puts the Win 10 Upgrade icon in the Notification area....WU should have known that and not kept on offering the above. Despite saying it was successful 6 times and showing in update history, in Installed Updates, it was there only once, since uninstalled. It was offered yet again even though I've now hidden the offering along with that other update, until such time as I want to accept MS's upgrade offer. So now it appears twice in hidden updates, very strange. WU is no longer saying I have an update waiting.
WU is weird at times and very frustrating.

A:KB2952664 Kept Wanting To Install This Morning - 6 Times "Successful"

OK, I gather it's a screwed up effort from MS, yet again.... Windows nagware patches KB 2952664 and KB 2976978 install repeatedly | InfoWorld

They must be hiring temps to save money, because whomever formulates these updates is making a lot of errors.

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I am having this really strange error with one of my computers.

My computer (running Windows XP Home) boots normally and I can use it just fine. When I leave it alone for a while though, I come back to a screen with the message "Hard Drive not found." If I reboot the computer it loads normally and I can use the computer like nothing ever happened. It has done this twice now. It doesn't happen while I am using the computer but if it sits for a while this will happen.

Any suggestions as to what this is?


A:"No Hard drive found" message after successful boot.

Could be an issue with it going into standby mode or the power saving feature where you can cut the power to the HD after a certain amount of time.

Try right click desktop -> properties -> screen saver -> power, and make sure turn off hard disks is set to never (these steps are for win 2000, but I think it works for XP too). You could also turn off standby mode and see if you get the same problems.

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I have on old slow CD-burner, it still works, but I wanted a faster one. So I got a new womper stomper fast one, I have both in the machine, intending to use the old burner more for a ROM now.

When I try burning an audio CD with the new burner, it burns successfully with no errors. But when you listen to the CD, the first 2 minutes of the first song are missing. The first track just starts playing in the middle of the first song. The tracks are still the same length, so then the second song starts halfway through the first track, etc. etc. Everything on the CD is shifted about 2 minutes, with 2 minutes of silence at the end of the CD.

I burned the playlist on my old slow burner, using the same software, and the CD works perfectly.

I am using Windows XP-Pro
Nero 5.5 (latest update)

Thinking perhaps it was something with that playlist, I tried a different playlist, and burned another coaster.

I tried burning at different speeds, burned more coasters.

I uninstalled and reinstalled the drive, burned another coaster.

I disabled Windows default burn settings, burned another coaster.

So I finally called Samsung (makers of the new drive) went through their tech support, and they decided it was a bad drive. So I sent that one back and they sent me a new one. The new one does the exact same thing.

So either they sent me another bad drive, or it's a software issue. I've already burned about 15 coasters trying different things, with no success. Any suggestions?
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A:Solved: "burn successful" but first 2 minutes of first audio track missing when CD is played

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I have Windows 7 Pro. Since mid May'18 the same update keeps successfully downloading daily. I close the pc and it automatically updates only to do the same next time I close. I have installed the update manually but it still shows the update is available. 
I get no error messages. When viewing "update history" it shows KB4099633 has been successfully installed 48 times between 11th May and 17th June '18. I tried to install d3dcompiler_47.dll to see if that was missing - it was already installed. Upon
checking "installed updates" there is no record of KB4099633. The 3 shown updates under Microsoft.NET are KG4096418, KB4096234 & KB4054852.  I have no issues with any other updates. I have made no changes to my pc & use Norton Security.
Can anyone tell me why this is happening? Thanks.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 661 @ 3.33GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8053 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -293 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238366 MB, Free - 155257 MB; D: Total - 715399 MB, Free - 656724 MB; E: Total - 305241 MB, Free - 38534 MB; X: Total - 305243 MB, Free - 53866 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DH55HC , AAE70933-501 , BTHC9490055Q
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

On Feb. 8, the "New Updates Are Available" icon appeared in my system tray. (I have Win 7 set to "download updates but let me choose whether to install them"). As I recall, there were 11 updates ready to be installed, but my Update History shows that 12 updates were installed, one of which was "Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB2492441)". All 12 updates installed successfully.

The "new updates are available" icon reappeared back in the system tray almost immediately after the updating was complete. So I installed that "Important" 3.4MB update. The icon reappeared. It wasn't until I had "successfully" installed KB2492441 a total of five times did I catch on to this seemingly endless cycle.

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A:Solved: Repeated "Successful" Installations of KB2492441

If it pops up again, you can right click it and "hide" it. I won't show again.

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I have windows 7 Ultimate with all updates. Every time I re-boot it, a window comes up saying "Activation was successful"

On the Computer properties screen it says Window are activated and genuine.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0019.0):
WGA Data-->
Validation Status: Genuine
Validation Code: 0

Cached Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-TMVMJ-BBMRX-3MBMV
Windows Product Key Hash: 55n8g6xdzhe4AOWhmTzdzQoLfa4=
Windows Product ID: 00426-292-0000007-85042
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.001
ID: {F2F2A2DC-4E3D-4C82-8A8D-05012CFC856A}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
WGA Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Ultimate
Architecture: 0x00000000
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_ldr.160516-0600
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

WGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: Yes
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x800700c1
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x800700c1

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
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A:"Activation was successful" comes up every time I REBOOT

Try these steps. Windows 7 asking to be activated again after each reboot

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Windows continually fails to update this module:
Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2952664) -I have retried over and over, it continues to fail.
Error in windows update is:
Error: "WindowsUpdate_00003701" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"
So far there has been no solution provided.

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Hello everyone how are you!

I have a question, actually I'm development a application for sharing internet connection. I'm using "Wireless Hosted Network and Internet Connection Sharing" that it's in https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd815252%28v=vs.85%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

I want change default IP Address range and I have read that these settings it's in next address:


My question is, How I can restart or update the "Internet Connection Shraring" or "Wireless Hosted Network" after I change the IP Address range for that assign IP Address different to default.

Thank you!

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When trying to update with Windows update, i get a spontaneous reboot or a bluescreen-crash.
The filename "lzx32.sys" is mentioned.

The updates i'm trying to install are the following (roughly translated from norwegian):
"Update for Windows Media Format 11 SDK for Windows XP (KB939399)"
"Windows Tool for removal of dangerous software - march 2007 (KB890830)"
Other than that, i believe i have all other windows-updates.

I do however recall there beeing a third update on the list when i started the installation for the first time.
After the third or forth spontanous restart/bluscreen, when i figured something was wrong, it has disappeared from the list.
I do not know if it actually got installed or not.

I've been following the 5-steps-before-posting as good as possible.
From my normal startup programs msn-messenger and daemon-tools were shutted down before the dss-scan.
Here are the three logs (panda-activescan, dss-main and dss-extra attached):
PS: note that the "extra.txt" is from the first scan, which was done abit earlier than my last scan where the pasted "main.txt" is from.
This is because i was unable to get a fresh "extra.txt" from the last scan (no minimized window at all).
OK, here we go now:

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A:Windows Update - spontaneous reboots/bluescreens "lzx32.sys" - "Exploit/ByteVerify"


In addition I've done some work myself (Rustbfix.exe, SpywareGuard, SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition, AVG Anti-Spyware), and it seems to be cleaner than it was (i.e. Windows Update works).

It would be nice anyways to get the facts straight, so here's a fresh log from Deckards System Scanner:

Deckard's System Scanner v20070318.32
Run by Claw_ on 2007-03-22 at 14:16:44
Computer is in Normal Mode.

-- HijackThis (run as Claw_.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 14:17:16, on 22.03.2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)

Running processes:
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Programfiler\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Programfiler\Fellesfiler\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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So I have this weird thing happening in my relatively fresh install of Windows 10.
Whenever I search for "Check for Updates" or "Windows Update settings" on the search box of the start menu, I get the results that I want but if I press enter or try to click on those results nothing happens.. As far as I know I can click all others search results but those, and maybe others related to windows update.

I can still get updates by going to Settings>Update & Security though.

In my other computers this works fine, and as far as I can tell all the updates are done.
From what I've searched around other people seemed to have a similar issue where they couldn't acess the settings at all which isn't my case. Still I tried the sfc/ scannow that a lot of users seemed to recommend but no results.

A:Can't click on "Check for Updates" "Windows Update settings" on Start

.............. Still I tried the sfc/ scannow that a lot of users seemed to recommend but no results. .....................

Please clarify what did you mean by "no results".

When sfc /scannow is completed, it will give you one of the following 3 reports....................(paraphrasing)

1. No integrity violation.
2. Found corrupted files and repair is successful.
3. Found corrupted files but unable to repair some of them.

Which one of the above is applicable to you ?

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Hi --

I just migrated to a new hard drive and did a clean install of Win7 (did not have SP1 on the DVD).

During the Updating process, windows stopped working and I received an error, something about running Update again, etc. So I rebooted and finished the Upgrading process...no further problems noted.

However, I view the "Installed Updates" and see that KB2604114 and about 20 other updates "FAILED." But when I view the "Update History," it lists KB2604114 and the others as "installed."

I'm confused. Are the updates I'm referring to "FAILED" or are they properly installed?


A:Win7 - "View Update History" vs. "Installed Update"

In your description, you might have switched the observations.

"History" is a log that tracks attempts at installing specific updates. One user might have multiple failed attempts for a particular update; or multiple successful attempts if one was looking for a source of a problem.

"Installed updates" records the last successful installation of a specific update; no timestamp, just the date.

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".

Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":

The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:

I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:

Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:

I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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Hello. I am on the Printer Queue in the "Printer Menu." Printer > "Connect" and Printer > "Update Driver" is always grayed out. What is their functionality? How can I enable these options?

I've attached a screenshot.

Thank you,

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To anyone that can help me out:

I purchased a windows anytime upgrade key and upgraded my system from windows 7 home premiuim to windows 7 ultimate now when my windows tries to update I get this: (See image titled "message")

To bring you up to speed as to what I've done so far:
I ran sfc\scannow and no errors were found
I downloaded the hotfixes and apllied them and still could not update
I tried to do a system restore to the point before I upgraded, but I could not perform one because all of my previous attempts to update windows automatically creates a system restore and all the restore points were within a 24 hour period
I installed a system update readiness tool as per "windows help and support" dialogue box

To see the updates that did not install, refer to the image titled "update"

Really, I feel like I've done my homework and I've exhausted my efforts as to how to fix this problem. I'm currently going to school for computers and so I really like to apply what I learn in real world situations, but this one has got me stumped!

I'm also attaching my checksur.log I don't understand it now and it looks like a foreign language to me, but as I progress through my information systems degree I hope one day I can become a techsupport forum partner.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Thanks in advance,



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A:windows update error code "WindowsUpdate_80073712" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Hi have you tried running a start up repair An update is not installed successfully when you try to install the update in Windows Vista and Windows 7

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I can't get important windows 7 update because of this error code.  Please help me before i through it off the observation deck of the empire state building.

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I'm not sure what this is in Windows Update [and this seems to be greyed out itself too], but how is it possible to have no results in Google on this KB that's in Windows Update?

I also clicked on the "more information" for the Microsoft Knowledge Base, but nothing came up there either.

A:A "non-existent" Windows update ("KB3024777") even Google can't find

Also note that it can't be unchecked/deselected.

Edit: It seems this update removes kb3004394 and vanish without a trace (except in History).
Neither seems to be available in the uninstall list afterwards.

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Hello guys,

I don't know what I did, but nothing happens when I click on those two things in the search bar:

View image: wtf

I reinstalled Windows a few hours ago, and IIRC pressing those with the mouse lead somewhere. Now when I click on them, it does nothing. I have to type in "Settings", so I can click on the actual Windows App. Then I can navigate to those settings. IIRC those results were "clickable".

Can somebody help?

Thanks in advance!

A:Can't open "Windows Update Settings" or "Check for Updates"

Hello iamnewhere,

If you like, here's a Windows Update shortcut to use for now until hopefully an update will sort it for you.

Windows Update Shortcut - Create in Windows 10

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Mikael Nilsen here.
When I try to use Windows update, I get the errorcode "WindowsUpdate_80246002" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"
I have not installed any new programs, only updated Adobe Air.
I tried to uninstall Adobe Air to check if it was the problem, but got the same errorcode, so why this came up I don`t understand.
I hope you can help me with this, as soon as possible.
Best regards
Mikael Nilsen

A:Windows update fails, errorcode "WindowsUpdate_80246002" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Like Gary said, you could try to reset the Windows Update components as below:
How do I reset Windows Update components?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058/en-usKaren Hu
TechNet Community Support

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Whenever I arrange my icons the way I want to, open Internet Explorer and exit out of it, the icons get rearranged automatically, without the "Auto Arrange" selected. Any suggestions please. Thanks in advance.

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go to "Manage Wireless Networks"right click a wireless connection -> propertiesgo to the "Security" tabclick "Settings" right beside the "Choose a network authentication method" (here I choose Microsoft: Smart Card or other cerfiticate..)Then, here you can see the checkbox I mentioned, "Use simple certificate seclection (Recommended)".
I wanna to know what does "Use simple certificate seclection (Recommended)" mean? what's the criterion for it? If i have several certificate on my computer, how will the system choose a certificate under such condition?

A:what is the exact criterion for "Use simple certificate selection (Recommended)" checkbox ?

From this document, we can see:
“Use simple certificate selection This check box enables and disables simple certificate selection. When enabled, Windows attempts to simplify the list of certificates with which the user is prompted for selection. The certificates that are usable for EAP-TLS authentication are grouped by the entity that was issued the certificate based on the Subject Alternative Name and Subject fields of the certificates. The most recently issued certificate from each group is used to create the list that is presented to the user. Simple certificate selection is only used when Use a certificate on this computer is selected. When Use a certificate on this computer is selected, simple certificate selection is enabled by default.”
IEEE 802.1X Authentication for Wireless Connections
Hope this helps. Thanks. Nicholas Li - MSFT

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I just reinstalled Win XP and now when I try to sign on to Hotmail and several other sites I get the following message:

login.live.com uses an invalid security certificate.

The certificate is not trusted because the issuer certificate has expired.
The certificate will not be valid until 6/18/2008 5:00 PM.

(Error code: sec_error_expired_issuer_certificate)
What gives?


A:Solved: "Invalid Security Certificate" alert when I try to open hotmail, others

Check your Windows Time & Date

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OS Version:  Windows 7 Enterprise x 86
IE Version:  IE 11
When a file is being downloaded from an internal website, an error prompt occurs, "certificate is not trusted".
However, it occurs, file can be downloaded properly.
If it can be controlled by Group Policy, please advise
Best solution: an error prompt can be suppressed

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I have an issue with Excel, IE 6.0 and Apache 2.0.52. When I open a .xls file from the website that is running Apache 2.0.52, it opens the file within the Excel Plug-in in IE without any problems but when I try to save the file by clicking on File>Save As, it pops up a windows asking me to "Choose a digital certificate" with no certs listed. I have to click on Cancel about 20 times before it finally allows me to save the file. The site is using HTTPS. The strange thing is that I can save the file if I use FireFox.

Any help would be appreciated.....

A:"Choose a digital certificate" popup with IE and Excel Plug-in

Clicked on Tools
Clicked on Internet Options
Clicked Advanced
Scrolled down to "Check for publisher's certificate revocation." and unchecked this.
Clicked Apply
Clicked OK
Closed ie

if that fails please do this

Click Here to download IEdll.zip. Save it to your desktop.
Right click on IEdll.zip click on Extract all.
Go to the extracted files and double click on IEdll.bat
Follow the prompts.
It will tell you when it is done.
When finished please restart your computer.

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Have been on 2 sites in the past week that have stopped working when an error message came up, telling me that the site's certificate was invalid, that another site might be trying to impersonate the site I was on, etc., etc. One site I was on at the time was FB, and I could not get to the FB site until I reset my cookies. Today it happened again while on the members.directbuy.com site. I could no longer get to the site once this error message started coming up, and clearing cookies did not help this time. I checked your forum, and there in a closed thread I found info on the problem, which helped me end this error message (thank you!!!) Here's what it said to do (it worked!...I can now get back to the site I was on, and it's back to functioning normally!):

1. Click Start and select Control Panel .
(Windows XP Classic View - click on Windows Start button and
select Settings and Control Panel ).
2. Double-click the Internet Options icon.
3. Select the Privacy tab.
4. Under Settings , click Advanced button.
5. Check the box Override automatic cookie handling under Cookies
section in Advanced Privacy Settings window.
6. Under First-party Cookies , select Accept .
7. Under Third-party Cookies , select Accept .
8. Check the box Always allow session cookies .
9. Click OK .
10. Click OK to exit.

A:Certificate error message that included "a248.e.akama.net "

Glad you found a solution on our forums!

And welcome to TSG!

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Hi! I'm new here so sorry if this is in the wrong section... I just got my sony vaio laptop and it has wondows seven on it. I can see the green bar going up and down indicating that my sound is on, but I do not hear anything. Also everytime I try to go to a website it says certificate error and even when I click Proceed to this website it shows no graphics. IS there any way to get rid of that anti virus feature? THE MODEL NUMBER OF MY COMPUTER IS "VPCEB15FX" Also, a fast response is needed. I'm leaving for vacation on the 15th and need this fixed by then. Thanks!

A:No sound on Sony vaio Windows 7 and "Certificate Error"


Try looking in the device manager under sound and video game controllers, You will need to click on the box with the X inside of it to expand the tree. Look for anything with either a red or yellow marking, these will be errors or warnings. You can usually right click on these and go to properties to see what the problem is. It may be a driver issue.

Start>Right click on my computer>Manage>Device manager.

Hope this helps!

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Annoying, isn't it?
HOW do we forever get rid of this pox upon humanity, oh woe?
Even after installing the certificate into the root store, and shutting off all the suggested "fixes" in IE Options (mixed content off, server revocation off, check this and that off, etc etc etc)
this stupid pointless annoying message (THEY ARE INTERNAL SERVERS HELLO GO AWAY STUPID RED BOX) won't leave.
Please don't waste everyone's time by suggesting putting the sites into trusted servers (like anyone wants to continually answer the also annoying popup asking if we want to open a site in the trusted zone
THAT'S EVEN WORSE).   THE QUESTION is how to shut off the warning on all browsers on all OS (except for Edge in W10 of course, they made it even worse there)   Like you know, in the registry, for example.  On Windows 7 IE 11, for example.
Hey, thanks ahead of time, you're great.

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A:Solved: Linksys adapter "can't find certificate" when trying to connect to home netwo

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Hi there,

Since yesterday Eset is warning me very frequently while on Yahoo and on some other websites (such as Stacksocial). I know it happens occasionally to Eset to warn from time to time about an untrusted certificate. What's unusual is how many alerts there are (on Yahoo there are up to 5 in a row and the regularly as long as i stay on the website).

This happens on our 3 PCs using the latest version of Eset Internet Security with the latest database downloaded on Windows 10 CU (64 bit). Someone in my family using Eset is also experiencing the same warnings.

I've included a poll to know your opinions on this. I also included the screenshots of the warnings but since my systems are in French, i included as well a screenshot of the same alert in English that i found on a Eset forum somewhere.

Thanks for reading me, i was just curious to know your opinions on that

A:Eset throwing warnings about "Untrusted certificate" on Yahoo and other websites. False positive ?

What is being said by ESET - either by staff on the ESET forum or other places - about the issue ?

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Hi everyone, my first post.

Just bought a used IBM T41 Thinkpad, which I have to say I'm more than satisfied with. Everything seems to be working fine, however I've yet to have it working on wireless lan. The signal is there, with the little ball swinging it's heart out in the icon tray. Problem is, I get this message coming up all the time saying: "No Certificate has been found". I thought at first that it just meant that I needed to put my DSL code in, but it appears that's not enough.

On further checking in the WLAN properties menu there is a certificate listed with the name "C&W HKT Securnet CA Root", with an expiry date 16.10.2010. When I try to uncheck the button that's next to it, it won't allow me.

Does anyone have any solutions for this?

Many thanks.......!

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Lately, every time I boot up my computer, I'm getting a Security Alert on a certificate because "the name on the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site."

If I view the certificate, I can see it was issued by GTE CyberTrust Global Root to "a248.e.akamai.net".

I've done some poking around on the web, and I've found that Akamai is a company that does Internet caching and that it's not uncommon for internet requests to be rerouted through an Akamai server.

However, I'm not using a browser when this happens. It just pops up as soon as the computer is booting up. So I'm thinking that some program on my computer is trying to access the internet on boot-up (possibly to check for updates), and there's this bad certificate.

My question is: How do I find the program that is causing this certificate to appear? Maybe I can reinstall it, or tell it to stop looking for updates or something. This happens every time on boot-up. If I don't accept the certificate, it reappears the next time on boot. If I do accept it, it reappears next boot anyway. Kinda annoying.

Any thoughts?


A:Security Alert for "a248.e.akamai.net" Certificate

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  How do I get -Active Directory Certificate Services "Windows 7"?


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Running Windows XP Service Pack 3.

I set this up last night on my own wireless network and it worked fine. I have brought it to another location and I'm getting this error when attempting to log on wirelessly. Both routers are running the same type encryption with the same key.

"windows is unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network"

When the above error disappears, I see the list of available networks with the network I just attempted to connect saying "Validating Identity". That message stays there continuously and I have no throughput.

I have verified the time and date on the computer is correct. Other Windows 7 laptops at this location are working fine wirelessly.

I have tried the advice at this location with no luck.

A:Solved: "unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network"

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