Updating miktex

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The repository that was randomly selected did not work so I chose a different one and I still got an error.
MiKTeX Update Wizard Report

Version: 2.6.2658
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Time: 19:44:52
downloading http://ftp.math.purdue.edu/mirrors/ctan.org/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb2-2.6.tar.bz2 [Broken]...
409164 bytes, 43.05 KB/Sec
updating package definition directory ("C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.6\tpm\packages")...
installed 1495 package definition files
opening repository http://ftp.math.purdue.edu/mirrors/ctan.org/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/...
repository type: remote package repository
loading lightweight database file...
downloading http://ftp.math.purdue.edu/mirrors/ctan.org/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/miktex-zzdb1-2.6.tar.bz2 [Broken]...
73741 bytes, 40.43 KB/Sec
starting package maintenance...
installation directory: "C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.6"
package repository: http://ftp.math.purdue.edu/mirrors/ctan.org/systems/win32/miktex/tm/packages/
DBlight digest: 9af267bad9a5f7c9b1dbbcc79cc3f2a5
going to download 26241019 bytes
going to install 1496 file(s) (11 package(s))

Error: Unknown archive file type.
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