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VG Thanks guys for the heads up. Reply Sean Mclennon October 23, 2016 at 2:08 am After months of no updates and many attempted online "fixes", your suggestions finally got things working. Windows Update is now again finding updates and downloading them after two months of constant stonewalling and intense annoyance. Their points 1 Kelvin. my review here

The Problem - Checking for Updates When opening Windows Update and clicking "Check for updates" the status stays on "Checking for updates" and when monitoring processes in Task Manager the SVCHOST.EXE I believe either of the solutions that requires restart and a matter of minutes had fixed my problem, so a great thanks to this guide VG! I uninstalled some craps coming with the notebook and installed some basic purpose software like 7zip, VLC, an antivirus, etc. (all free software from secure sites or paid versions not cracked Reply Neil MahasethPost authorJuly 14, 2016 at 11:33 amPermalink Hi Frank,Looks like the version for which you downloaded the windows updates doesn't match your system version.

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Reply JCNovember 2, 2016 at 11:40 pmPermalink Mine is stuck on the same step… 2.5 hours so far…Any guidance? It looked the Settings and said I had to have Admin rights. We also have instructions for slipstreaming it into SP1 install media so that future installations are pretty much a one-time thing with no updating after.

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Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... I comes up with ID: wouttempadmin. Not a satisfactory answer for most users, but seems to be "the way it is" now.Good luck. Wsus Offline Update sometimes if you type tjhe whole ID it boots into windows, Other times not and I have to keep on trying all known passwords, ie: wouttempadmin, temp, admin and so on

Reply constuntSDecember 23, 2016 at 8:08 pmPermalink thx! Windows Update Client For Windows 7 After trying several other suggestions from various websites (registry tweak, command prompt entries, MSCONFIG edits, trying to manually install Windows catalog updates, etc..), I followed Step 2 and now Windows Update With the aim to help you solve your everyday tech problems. Finally!!

I used Solution 1 and installed all 8 KB's. Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading Email check failed, please try again Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. %d bloggers like this: I had a similar experience about 2 weeks ago with a clean install of Win 7, so I was not surprised at the amount of time it took for things to Restart the PC Now you are ready to download and install the KB's in the list.

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Delete, move or rename the Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder. KB 3153199 may solve the problem Microsoft yanks buggy speed-up patch KB 3161608, replaces it with KB 3172605... Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends What to do with a student coming to class in revealing clothing, to the degree that it disrupts the teaching environment? Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer Best of luck!

I went to I don't know how many web sites, trying a dozen different things with no success before landing here. this page Naw, they wouldn't do that - would they? I bet there are lots of people who tried to install the MSU because the didn't finish reading the step before acting. This is my first time buying Windows legitimate, and this is how Microsoft repays me… ;).… Installing Windows 8.1 / Server 2012 R2 Update Rollup Nov. 2014… Installing update 1 of Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016

I had to update from a year old backup, and the search took 2 hours 20 min. Felicia The first resolution worked for me...and I'm so thrilled! update the update agent manually and reboot. get redirected here Reply GSCNovember 10, 2016 at 9:44 pmPermalink Hi Neil,I tried Method #4 and I do not know where the files were downloaded onto my machine.Can you tell me where the default

MS says you should wait 10-15 minutes after rebooting before doing anything else. Windows Update Stuck Windows 10 Paul Rotenberg I read half way down the comments and gave up - after I had used this method to kick start the updates on a clean install of 7x64. CAUTION: as most of these patches require a restart, I found that this automatically RESTARTS Windows Update.

After the first update finishes installing, double-click the "KB3172605" update to install it second.

This can also occur if you haven't checked for updates in a while, even if you installed your Windows 7 system long ago. Unfortunately it did not fix my issues after going through every single one of them, but then I read Dan's comment underneath the article, and I found that the updates in Thanks for being there and taking the time to aid all us out here. Windows 7 Update Not Working its taking forever on 'expanding windows files'........

Key for success for me was uninstalling 445 & 605 which were previously loaded in efforts to fix updates, as well as disconnecting from the internet while installing. Very good summary of the solutions. I was able to see updates after 2 reboots (some of these KB updates required reboot). http://ps3coderz.com/windows-update/windows-update-still-wants-to-install-successful-updates.php Should be only 50 or so updates left to install.============================This is the only solution that worked for me.

Why don't they just install, and for get about the updates? In April, poster EP on AskWoody.com discovered that installing two completely unrelated patches -- KB 3138612 and KB 3145739 -- could reduce Win7 update scan times from hours down to minutes. Using herculean amounts of patience. Several reboots involved.

Jan The first solution works for me. Once booted install KB-3138612, if reboot is required do so and stay disconnected from internet. Tom Wow!