Server Error 403 "access denied/forbidden".

I have a second computer that is networked to another in my house. Try to connect to widows, to update or install microsoft update fails.

Server Error 403 "access denied/forbidden. Never had this problem before.


1. are you able to open Web sites successfully in your system?

2. were you able to run Windows Update successfully on your system previously? If so, when the problem started?

3. have you made any hardware or software change recently?

I suggest you follow the steps mentioned below:

Method 1:

Perform the steps in the below given link:


Note: After following the steps mentioned in the above article please reactivate the security software.


Method 2:

Step 1:

Download recent windows agent manually and reinstall and then try to run Windows Update.    Please follow the steps mentioned in the given article below:

Step 2:

Run the tool to reset Windows Update at the following address:

Method 3:

Also, follow the steps in the article mentioned below:

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