Reply Majika Dec 18, 2015 @ 17:44:41 Thanks a lot! I clean installed Windows 7 32 bit on it and found that I could not install any Windows updates. I launched KB3102810 and then closed the window from the taskbar when it stalled. Another alternative are OpenDNS's servers 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206, in case you don't like the idea of making all your URL requests through Google. Source
I followed your very clear instructions which are compete with the links to the T, and now the updates are Rollin in like you won’t believe! As for issue 2, that one just requires you to manually install some specific updates which also isn't mentioned here. I had tried several others before finding this. Windows Update started working as expected after installing the nine KB's listed here. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1744973/windows-update-download-updates.html
Excellent article. Leave your computer about an hour to find Updates. It's free, and it might find the problem.Reset Windows Update. this fixed the issue i was having for over a week!
Very helpful. Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... I really appreciate your help. Windows 8 Won't Update Andy D.
I have again tried the directions as posted here, as well as at the other referenced posts. Windows 7 Won't Download Updates Jeff December 5, 2016 Reply I had to do several clean installs of Win 7 this summer, and a few since. wxwzrd says: 5 years ago Got the same problem on my laptop that's less than one year old. you can try this out Only the "start" is available, HELP!
I was about to restore my windows installation, but "fortuantly" I didn't have the disc here at the time… :) I tried many different fixes before this. Windows 7 Can't Find Updates Reply Yaser Aug 30, 2016 @ 07:39:53 this one is the perfect solution… thanks Reply Lee Oct 24, 2016 @ 17:49:26 Have tried all the above including the command prompt to The only solution i have found is Reinstall windows, do not yet connect to internet. michael_261 said: I have 8 computers on my system and 3 would not download and install updates.
Dont know why the official micosoft answers that appear at the top of the search list cannot provide such simple fixes. http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/windows-update-isnt-working/ I have tried again and it just goes to a microsoft community help page but there is no download for the fixit tool Andy D. Windows 10 Updates Won't Download Reply Miled Rizk Apr 11, 2016 @ 17:06:52 thanks! Windows 7 Will Not Download Updates matheug says: 5 years ago Worked like a charm, thank you for the post.
Sadat, there's one other thing you can do if you're connecting to your local network &/or internet wirelessly and get the normal user logon screen with no problems but the pretty this contact form Help!! After, the last update KB3172605 it started working. For some reason, whenever I tried to install an update, errors were created in the registry, etc. Windows 8.1 Won't Update
Quick Malware Scan and Removal Guide for PC's. Kenster (Hippie New Year!!) December 30, 2016 Reply Thank you very much!! Solution 2 was golden! have a peek here I launched KB3102810 and then closed the window from the taskbar when it stalled.
I've a Vista machine here so I wasn't sure it would help but it does indeed work on Vista. Windows 7 Won't Install Updates THANKS Reply demangparfa Mar 01, 2016 @ 02:15:03 Hello, I tried Solution 2, after I typed: services.msc and press Enter. It's like they never finish.
Turn off all firewalls. Marian Zdravkov January 1, 2017 Reply Thank you! Detect MS Windows How does this agreement define 'revenue'? Windows 7 Won't Update After Fresh Install Reply Dilshad Apr 17, 2016 @ 16:11:34 Thanks sir.
Kudos dude.Andy D. Joku Toinen December 22, 2016 Reply Too much hassle to update Win7. If it seems stuck on "Checking for updates" -- I will do a System Restore to go back to before my last update (11/2/16). Check This Out I finally walked away to perform some tasks outside the office in between steps.
There is also apparently an ipv6 that some computers use and need to be rest (but not mine). The Windows Update Troubleshooter will run through a series of checks and will attempt to fix Windows Update automatically. Then, I found your solution straight after. To bad it took me 2 days to find your tutorial.
Cannot thank you enough. Reply Peter Sep 21, 2016 @ 21:52:59 Solution 2 was really perfect for me. Niketya says: 5 years ago Worked for me too. Learn more about this here. PCWorld PCWorld helps you navigate the PC ecosystem to find the
Log in or register to post comments Wow that was way too hard! James says: 5 years ago thanks so much, my windows is finally updating!! The steps I've written will work for all editions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and Windows 10. Using your mouse, highlight the following text, then right click over top of the highlighted text and select Copy from the dialogue menu: net stop wuauserv cd %systemroot% rename SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Turning then to the question of Hyper-V, I looked and found where you can configure the number of processors for a VM. Unfortunately, this required a second installation of Windows 7 factory image, because one does not realize that there is the problem until after doing the first recovery -- too late to So, I rebooted to stop all of the update processes and then used the Package Manager in the following manner. Thanks again!
After installation restart your computer and check for updates. (Applied to: Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.) Restart your computer. Sad Microsoft is so useless, but glad google found your site! Thanks a lot! Thanks much.
Update: Microsoft has released a huge update rollup for Windows 7 SP1, this is similar to a service pack but they are not calling it that. BEE December 17, 2016 Reply My last update was back in June, this solved my problem! This is closer than I've been before to making this thing work!!!