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black
14-11-2003, 07:41 PM
I'm trying to access window's updates, but keep getting the message 'Network policy settings prevent you from using Windows update to download and install updates on your computer'. I've tried lowering the security settings to 'low' but no go. Can anoone help please? thanks, black

kali yuga
14-11-2003, 08:30 PM
Ive had the same message too
see my topic above
i thought perhaps the two were related

stu140103
14-11-2003, 09:24 PM
> Ive had the same message too
> see my topic above
> i thought perhaps the two were related

Nope, Your is to do with MSN messenger & his/her is to do with windows update.

stu140103
14-11-2003, 09:25 PM
> I'm trying to access window's updates, but keep
> getting the message 'Network policy settings prevent
> you from using Windows update to download and install
> updates on your computer'. I've tried lowering the
> security settings to 'low' but no go. Can anoone help
> please?

Can you tell us what OS & browser are you using???? And how long has this been happing or has this just started????

Jim B
15-11-2003, 08:24 AM
Go to this link for good information about Windows Updates and scroll to near the bottom for the registry fix for your problem

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/win_xp_update.htm