[Error number: 0x800A0046] Windows XP home update not working

[Error number: 0x800A0046] Windows XP home update not working

Post by dave » Sun, 18 Dec 2005 04:48:19


his is a multi-part message in MIME format.




i can not update windows xp. the solutions listed do not work. this is new to me. i have always been able to use windows update

i am running the most recent versions of sp2. i run windows update every few days, and this is a brand new problem.

anyone know whats up with it? i am sure i am not the only one

this is the page i get when i try to update windows xp home edition

[Error number: 0x800A0046]
Please change your Internet Explorer security settings
To save changes to your settings for this website, you need to enable userdata persistence for Internet Explorer. Complete the steps below, and then click Change settings to the left and try saving your changes again.
1.. In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
2.. Click the Security tab, click the Internet security zone icon, and then click Custom Level.
3.. In the Settings dialog box, scroll to the Miscellaneous section.
4.. Under Userdata persistence , select Enable.
5.. Click OK and when the security warning dialog box appears, click Yes.

Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem yourself.



<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML><HEAD>
<META http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<META content="MSHTML 6.00.2900.2802" name=GENERATOR>
<STYLE></STYLE>
</HEAD>
<BODY bgColor=#ffffff>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>i can not update windows xp. the solutions listed
do not work. this is new to me. i have always been able to use windows
update</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>i am running the most recent versions of sp2. i run
windows update every few days, and this is a brand new problem. </FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>anyone know whats up with it? i am sure i am not
the only one</FONT></DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2></FONT> </DIV>
<DIV><FONT face=Arial size=2>this is the page i get when i try to update windows
xp home edition
<DIV style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 10px; COLOR: gray; TEXT-ALIGN: right"> </DIV>
<DIV style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 10px; COLOR: gray; TEXT-ALIGN: right">[Error number:
0x800A0046] </DIV>
<TABLE width="100%" border=0>
<TBODY>
<TR>
<TD vAlign=top width=20><IMG height=16
alt="See which updates failed to install"
src="http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/shared/images/warning.gif"
width=16><SPAN class="sys-font-heading3 sys-rhp-color-title"></SPAN> </TD>
<TD vAlign=top width="100%"><B>Please change your Internet Explorer
security settings</B><BR>To save changes to your settings for this
website, you need to enable userdata persistence for Internet Explorer.
Complete the steps below, and then click <B>Change settings</B> to the
left and try saving your changes again.
<OL>
<LI>In Internet Explorer, on the <B>Tools&
 
 
 

[Error number: 0x800A0046] Windows XP home update not working

Post by TaurArian » Sun, 18 Dec 2005 16:02:52

You may receive an error message when you search for available updates on the Windows
Update Web site
http://www.yqcomputer.com/

What causes Error 0x800a0046
http://www.yqcomputer.com/



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i can not update windows xp. the solutions listed do not work. this is new to me. i
have always been able to use windows update

i am running the most recent versions of sp2. i run windows update every few days,
and this is a brand new problem.

anyone know whats up with it? i am sure i am not the only one

this is the page i get when i try to update windows xp home edition

[Error number: 0x800A0046]
Please change your Internet Explorer security settings
To save changes to your settings for this website, you need to enable userdata
persistence for Internet Explorer. Complete the steps below, and then click Change
settings to the left and try saving your changes again.
1.. In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
2.. Click the Security tab, click the Internet security zone icon, and then
click Custom Level.
3.. In the Settings dialog box, scroll to the Miscellaneous section.
4.. Under Userdata persistence , select Enable.
5.. Click OK and when the security warning dialog box appears, click Yes.

Read more about steps you can take to resolve this problem yourself.

 
 
 

[Error number: 0x800A0046] Windows XP home update not working

Post by dave » Sun, 18 Dec 2005 19:04:46

I have tried these and they don't work. I never had a problem in the past
with winupdate.

next suggestion?