Question : Microsoft Update bombing

I have a WinXP SP3 computer - when I click on Microsoft Update I receive the following...

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Here is what I've done so far (to no avail); I would greatly appreciate some help with this.

1.(I've used this one before and it worked - but it won’t fix the problem this time)
I just did a bit of searching and found a fix that worked like a charm.  Turns out the problem occurred because I needed to re-install my Windows Update Agent.  Hopefully this fix will be helpful to you folks.

1) First, I created a folder in my C:\ drive called 'WUAGENT'.  Its address was:
I used this directory to store the Windows Update Agent file (see next step).
2) I went to the link below, and downloaded 'WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe' to my C:\WUAGENT directory:
3) I opened the Command Prompt and forced a re-install of the Windows Update Agent with the following command:
C:\WUAGENT\WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe /wuforce
Here is another one I tried. Found this on the web and gave it a try but it did not work...

Just go to C:\Windows\System32 and find and register Wups2.dll

To do that, right click on it and select 'Open With' then 'Choose Program' and find C:\Windows\System32\Regsvr32.

If you choose to 'Always use the selected program to open this kind of file' then all you will have to do is double click on any .dll to register it.

I will also note that the Automatic Update and Background Intelligent Transfer services are set to Automatic and are running.

I have scanned using both Malware Bytes and McAfee Total Protection for Small Business. Both found malware and trojans - which I deleted.

Hope someone can help!


Answer : Microsoft Update bombing

Maybe unfound virus/malware/rootkit still at work.

Try TdssKiller

If still no joy try Combofix and post logfile here after
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