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glnz

POSReady 2009 updates ported to Windows XP SP3 ENU

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Thanks for the update, @Bersaglio! I edited my post in the other topic to reflect this.

4 hours ago, heinoganda said:

Guys in MS, give yourself a bit more effort.

Yeah, and fix the mess at the Catalog while you're at it...

6 hours ago, glnz said:

mixit's grey boxes

Not sure why it's necessary to continually attach my name to this feature :blink:

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Hey!

I am glad to confirm, that after installing manually Office 2007, Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 and Internet Explorer 8 security updates manually scanning for remaining updates using Microsoft Update lasted for about a minute. Not to mention that it means 'less than half updates' but uh, who cares...

I can also confirm that update for WordViewer was not applicable for Office 2007/Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3.

And I have no problem with 'Gray boxes', neither on XP SP3 with Firefox 52 ESR nor on my Win 7 machine with Firefox Quantum. Most likely mixit is innocent.

 

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50 minutes ago, Mcinwwl said:

And I have no problem with 'Gray boxes', neither on XP SP3 with Firefox 52 ESR nor on my Win 7 machine with Firefox Quantum. Most likely mixit is innocent.

Of course he is! The source of the problem are @glnz's supermegaüberparanoid security settings, of course!  :P 

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Case is, that I also have supermegaüberparanoid security settings. And it works. He must have supermegaüberultraparanoid settings.

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24 minutes ago, Mcinwwl said:

He must have supermegaüberultraparanoid settings.

That's for sure!!! :P

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Hi folks - Ive been using the WEPOS / POSREADY 2009 patches for years. Today got this error on windows update site - at this url - either express or custom.

http://www.update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/default.aspx

 

The website has encountered a problem and cannot display the page you are trying to view. The options provided below might help you solve the problem. 
For self-help options: 

Frequently Asked Questions

Find Solutions

Windows Update Newsgroup 
For assisted support options: 

Microsoft Online Assisted Support (no-cost for Windows Update issues) 
 

Log in reportingevents.log

{3F99CFF6-DDB6-47B1-8AD0-BB4980AABA17}    2017-12-04 03:23:16:219-0800    1    148    101    {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}    0    80248015    MicrosoftUpdate    Failure    Software Synchronization    Windows Update Client failed to detect with error 0x80248015.

Last lines in windowsupate.log in c:\windows\

2017-12-04    02:32:58:164    1056     cc    AU    
<<## SUBMITTED ## AU: Search for updates [CallId = {}]
1056 cc AU Triggering Offline detection (non-interactive)START AU Search for updates SUBMITTED CallId
2017-12-04    02:32:39:707    1056    744    Agent      * WARNING: Exit code = 0x80248015

Windows Update Mini Tool by Mister X poops out if "Microsoft Update" is used, error with 0x80248015. 

If I use WUMT and ask for "Windows Update" it takes forever and uses 99% of the cpu for over an hour now. 

Any clues? Last updates were Nov 17 2017 all went fine... 

 

Windows XP Embedded Security Update for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4047211)  Friday, November 17, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded 2017-11 Security Update for Windows XP Embedded SP3 for x86-based Systems (KB4048968)  Friday, November 17, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Security Update for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4048970)  Friday, November 17, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4047206)  Friday, November 17, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Security Update for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4050795)  Friday, November 17, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded 2017-10 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 4 on WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4040962)  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Security Update for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4041995)  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Security Update for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4042723)  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Security Update for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4042122)  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Automatic Updates  
Windows XP Embedded Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for WES09 and POSReady 2009 (KB4040685)  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Automatic Updates  
 

You think I should let svchost.exe / wuauclt.exe use 100% for a long time to see if it does something? 

 

 

 

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Same issue here.
Error 0x80248015.
Hopefully just a temporary glitch.
I think that error refers to a connectivity problem.
:dubbio:

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9 hours ago, Dave-H said:

Same issue here.
Error 0x80248015.
Hopefully just a temporary glitch.
I think that error refers to a connectivity problem.
:dubbio:

Someone else hit it here, and seems to have proposed a workaround. (didnt seem to work for me)

 

http://borncity.com/win/2017/12/04/windows7-error-0x80248015-in-update-search-dec-4-2017/#more-4414

 

Windows 7: Error 0x80248015 in Update Search (Dec. 4, 2017)

 

 

80248015.Windows7.xp.wepos_RS.pdf

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1 hour ago, mickrussom said:

Someone else hit it here, and seems to have proposed a workaround. (didnt seem to work for me)

 

http://borncity.com/win/2017/12/04/windows7-error-0x80248015-in-update-search-dec-4-2017/#more-4414

Certification of the file "%windir%\SoftwareDistribution\AuthCabs\authcab.cab" expired on 2017-12-03! I think that since MS has slept again.
Changing the date does Microsoft Update runs, but ultimately not recommended.

 

muerror1.jpgmuerror2.jpg

:)

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8 minutes ago, heinoganda said:

Certification of the file "%windir%\SoftwareDistribution\AuthCabs\authcab.cab" expired on 2017-12-03! I think that since MS has slept again.
Changing the date does Microsoft Update runs, but ultimately not recommended.

  Reveal hidden contents

muerror1.jpgmuerror2.jpg

:)

Confirmed. Date change to pre-december 4th will allow things to work again. 

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According to a user named ArgHereBeDragons in a thread on the Microsoft Answers Forums, this error appears to be caused by the file C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\AuthCabs\authcab.cab. This CAB file contains an XML file called authorization.xml that has an expiration of 12/3/2017 at 11:59:25 PST. If a user tries to update windows after this time, then Windows Update fails because this file is expired.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/windows-7-update-giving-a-80248015-error-heres-why-and-how-to-fix-it-/

 

When someone figures out how to get a working authcab.cab, let the world know. 

 

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Since MS will certainly improve, since even newer Windows versions are affected. I'm not worried about that. :yes:

:)

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1 hour ago, heinoganda said:

 

Quick question, is there a list of all updates for posready somewhere that is updated frequently?

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