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    File Hippo Update Checker

    I have used the File Hippo Update Checker for a very long time without any problem. However, it has suddenly stopped working. I tried uninstalling/reinstalling the program, but it made no difference. Instead of displaying the update check results it puts an icon in the system tray, and clicking that says "Update Checker Error-the underlying connection was closed. An unexpected error occurred on a receive...". (The rest of the message is not shown). I don't understand this-my internet connection is working well.

    If anyone can help to solve this problem I would be grateful.

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    Roy
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    I think they have a problem Roy. I just tried and was unable to connect to the remote server. I can go to the web site, but the Update Checker seems off line.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Medico View Post
    I just tried and was unable to connect to the remote server.
    Same here today. I had to use Sumo (lite) instead.

    Bruce

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    Thanks Ted and Bruce. I came to the same conclusion just before coming back to this thread because I had the same problem on my friend's laptop.

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    Hi Roy,
    I use Filehippo update checker portable and have used it daily for ages without any problem.
    O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!

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    File Hippo is back online this morning. Just used it. Working fine now!
    BACKUP...BACKUP...BACKUP
    Have a Great Day! Ted


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