What is the trick to auto update? I have never ever gotten it to work, and 3.0.1 is no exception. Always the same thing happens: click on "automatically update" and the screen goes blank except for the menu on the left,
Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.0.1.zip…
appears in the main area and then nothing ever happens. No download, no other messages, nada.
This is the response I've always had in multiple versions of Windows (now on v7) using Firefox or Chrome.