For 3rd party software (Zone Alarm, Norton Anti Virus/Internet Security, Mcafee, Avast, etc) check with the appropriate software vendor for details on updating the software and definitions.You also need to consider the Windows Firewall (accessed via the Control Panel as seen below) which may block the game from accessing the Internet.Please note this site is not affiliated with Ubisoft.Background applications You may also encounter problems due to applications running in the background on your computer system.7.1 and e Po 3.5 when I try and update a machine that is several months behind on the dat updates- Error occured while downloading file Site Unable to find valid repository.The machine in question has an older scan engine that I am unable to update also, any ideas?Hosts file The hosts file is a small text file which is part of the Windows operating system.
: this should be seen as a temporary solution and any changes can be reverted by returning to the MSCONFIG utility and clicking ' Enable All" on the Startup tab.
If updating these programs does not resolve the issue, you may need to configure the software to allow access to the specific application.
This is generally done through the exceptions list (may be named differently depending on your software).
/ Thanks This is an issue with the Autoupdate Repository Configuration.
right click on your Virusscan tray icon and choose virusscan console click on tools and select edit autoupdate repository list you should see your epo server(s) and the default mcafee sites look at the order of the repositories and change the order with the move up / move down buttons If necessary move the Mcafee sites to the top of the list the Mcafee sites should be; Nai Ftp com/Common Updater Nai Http If they are not there you can add them manually and move them to the top of the list If you are using a proxy server you can select the entries and choose edit and put in the port number and authentication info. I have 8 years experience managing Mcafee products and have seen just about everything :-) Try this The Mc Afee Updater window will appear.Please note that to update your Windows Firewall definitions you will need to keep your Windows Updates up to date.