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We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. The Windows Update Automatic Update Service WUAUSERV is the thread of the SVCHOST.exe that consumes the CPU and Memory, when the service is stopped the memory and CPU utilisation return to Thanks again. Go to Surface troubleshooting and support for more info. this contact form

It was this one here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3138612 Before that, it could sit there for DAYS and not do anything but tell me it's checking. Those instructions are based on the how-to on Dalai's webpage at http://wu.krelay.de/en/ and take you through the process of finding any Windows kernel-mode driver (Win32K.sys) updates currently missing from your system, Cumulative Updates in Win10 certainly speed things up. How does using the CR compare?

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But subjectively it's much, much longer than it used to be. You decide. -Noel Reply woody says: April 14, 2016 at 12:03 pm Deprecation as a Service. Windows 7, I was told, was up to date. Mine had the symbal in yellow with the black exclamation point.

See copiman's VistaForums thread Current tips on updates for one example of a user who performed a clean re-install of their Vista SP2 and couldn't get "Checking for updates..." to finish, Reply TP says: April 13, 2016 at 12:02 pm I am a very simple Windows 7 Home SP1 user. In addition to cleaning up the supersedence tree, there seems to be a lot more which can be done in relation to the optimisation of the process svchost.exe itself as analysed Kb3153199 So I'll have a short update when that happens.

I was able to bring a system (that had been on manually-initiated updates for quite a few months and neglected) right up to date - with over 100 updates listed - where normally it took about 15 minutes max. when i tried the first KB patch listed in the thread, windows did not start. visit Regards Reply PACO December 13, 2016 at 9:47 pm I tried step2 with KB3172605 and I got an error stating that the update was not compatible with my win7 64 bit,

MS really don't seem to care. Windows 7 Update Stuck Thanks. Restarting will reinstall the driver for you. If you have difficulty following the instructions on that webpage see desertado's thread in the MS Answers forum Any recent, successful fresh installations of Vista using installation disks/Windows update?

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Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). Reply Sportsfan says: April 14, 2016 at 12:41 pm Installing KB3145739 also worked for me. Kb3020369 Here's what the CPU consumption looked like for my June 2016 Patch Tuesday Windows Update with KB3161664 pre-installed, with: "Checking for updates..." running for 20 min between the 60 and 40 Searching For Updates On This Computer Forever Step 2: Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and tap Search. (If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer

Once the Laptop rebooted hey presto I ran windows update “Check for Updates” and within 30 mins it told me there were 209 updates to apply. weblink Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Note For more info on Surface battery and power, see Surface battery and power. Gone are the days when Updates used to be a routine matter for us. Kb3102810

And why "people" moan about getting updates and also moan when they can't get them. Once installed and restarted, should now notice the SVCHOST.exe doesn't consume 1 core's worth of CPU resources, rather "trustedinstaller.exe" does. Solution 2: Force shut down and restart Step 1:Press and hold the power button on your Surface for 30 seconds. http://ps3coderz.com/windows-update/updates-pack-is-endelessly-searching-for-july-updates.php I know I am. -Noel Reply poohsticks (formerly usernames "D." and "D.D.") says: April 17, 2016 at 4:14 pm Who wouldn't want to be one of "Woody's People" -- it's a

Reply DBP November 14, 2016 at 2:21 am #3 Worked for me. Windows 7 Updates I am in no way smart with computers and would be completely lost without Woody's help so THANK YOU WOODY!! Support AskWoody Shop on Amazon by clicking on our affiliate link.

If your Surface battery level isn’t charged to at least 40 percent, updates may not install.

I did the same with May updates but could notice they (updates)  were downloaded and installed without that usual delay so that I could restart and then switch off my system A search for KB3172605 returned the news that MS has recently released a newer version, maybe you could evaluate it? Any clues please ?? Windows Update Catalog Otherwise the installation will get stuck on "checking for installed updates" To stop windows from checking for updates, stop the WUAUSERV service using the task manager.

I won't kick this thing to the curb until I actually do get those additional updates, whatever they are. NT4 had 6, Win2K had 4, WinXP had 3, Vista got 2 and Win7 got 1. SOMETHING's causing it. his comment is here Support AskWoody Shop on Amazon by clicking on our affiliate link.

My work machine had been slow updating; I fixed that a while ago by installing KB3102810 which I'd originally blocked out of paranoia. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom assembled by me :} OS Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit CPU Intel Core i7-5930K 3.5 GHz LGA 2011-V3 Processor Motherboard ASUS SABERTOOTH X99 LGA I've got Slackware Linux on an old machine, and am thinking of installing something similar on an inexpensive laptop. (I've heard good things about the off-lease Dell machines.) If I can My problem started in September and is getting worse.

Why check something so often that doesn't change? You can also subscribe without commenting. Can someone please help? However, as of yesterday (when the new updates were posted), it has started again.

Contact us to chat or schedule a callback. Step # 2 of those instructions notes that there are currently five Win32K.sys updates listed on Dalai's webpage at http://wu.krelay.de/en/ as of June 2016: KB3078601 (rel. 18-Aug-2015); KB3087039 (rel. 08-Sep-2015); KB3109094 For some reason pre-installing just one of the monthly Patch Tuesday updates as suggested in my original post seems to trick the Windows Update Agent (WUA) into checking for the remaining Reply Adrian says: April 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm KB3139852 has now re-appeared in my Hidden list.

Fyi, as per the lists occasionally mentioned by contributors, the newest WU Client I have installed is KB3050265. If there’s still a problem, try Solution 2.