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Can't download/install Vista updates

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I just reinstalled Vista and now when I click on search for updates I can't find any. Not even SP1.

I just got this error code: 8024402F

Does anybody know what that means?

(This is the first time I'm using Windows update)
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Are you using a wireless connection?

A quick Google search found that someone fixed it by plugging a cable into their router and doing the first lot of updates like that. Afterwards, they removed the cable and future updates could be downloaded.

Alternative option is logging into your router and making sure Cookies and ActiveX controls are allowed.
    
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Make sure your time is set correctly! You wont be able to get any updates if its 12pm, and your clock says 7am. I dont know why, but update manager gets really fussy about it.
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No to both of you.

I'm manually downloading sp1 now, lets see if update manager will work afterwards.
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