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Re: Windows update down again?

  • From: variable
  • Date: Sun Aug 17 17:29:53 2003

It's just come back now.  Must have been a temporary holding page while 
they did some maintenance.

On Sun, 17 Aug 2003, variable@ednet.co.uk wrote:

> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I was just updating a couple of Windows machines and had been using 
> Windows Update without any problems until about 5 mins ago (22:10 GMT) 
> when I've started getting this:
> 
> "Thank you for your interest in Windows Update
> 
> Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the 
> most out of your computer.
> 
> The latest version of Windows Update is available on computers that are 
> running Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows 
> Millennium Edition, Windows 2000 (except Windows 2000 Datacenter Server), 
> Windows XP, and the Windows Server 2003 family."
> 
> URL is http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/default.asp which redirects 
> to http://v4.windowsupdate.microsoft.com/en/thanks.asp.  Also happens for 
> http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/.
> 
> This is from multiple machines running Windows 2000 (Pro and Server) and 
> Windows 2003 server.  Anyone else seeing this yet?
> 
> Does anyone know of an alternative URL for Windows Update in the meantime?
> 
> Rich
> 
> -- 
> Virus scanned by edNET.
> 





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