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as it is the automatic update does not serve its propose, so i tried manually and it gives me a message on microsofts website saying: [Error number: 0x8DDD0003] Network policy settings prevent you from using this website to get updates for your computer.If you believe you have received this message in error, please contact your system administrator.In addition, a review of the update history (click on "Review your update history" in the left side gray stripe) showed no failures at all.I had even checked the system event logs and come up empty. Good news: Microsoft offers free technical support for Windows Update and that support provided a solution to my problem.
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This fix is also offered here, for a similar Windows Update problem. There's no way for me to know how widespread this problem is.
In my case, this debugging information proved critical.
A Microsoft technician responded to my plea for help well within their 24 hour goal.