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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]suitsnwatches 1 point2 points3 points 4 months ago(0 children)thankss permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]foosion 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago*(13 children)I was sure the October 2016 update had been installed by the regular Windows update and I've seen some older units not work with USB keyboards on POST/Recovery. You can know which edition of Windows 7 are you using with the help of System Properties window in Control Panel. I allowed the computer to run for 6 hours. http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-7/windows-7-pro-not-able-to-update-stuck-at-checking-for-updates.html

is that there might be something wrong with network adapter ? I need the password. Thanks Neil MahasethPost authorJuly 22, 2016 at 6:40 amPermalink Are you sure update generator completed without any errors? TURN OFF AUTOMATIC UPDATES and reboot Extract this zip file and right click and run as admin Autoinstall-patches.bat.

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Then I did the convenience rollup KB and it ran easily, too. Applied patches, ran Windows Update again, and it found 196 important updates! It can take a while, especially on lower powered devices. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 3 months ago(0 children)interesting.

RaymondDecember 3, 2016 at 10:25 pmPermalink Thank you steps 1 and 2 did it for me. Reply Mike November 10, 2016 at 9:13 am Did a reninstall and couldn't get updates to work. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]good1dave[S] 2 points3 points4 points 6 months ago(0 children)turn off Automatic updates & restart the computer, and try again with step one. Windows 7 Update Stuck Installing I installed several times all the known OSs (except of Win 10) and finally I came to the conclusion, that win 8.1 is the best OS for it.

LauaiJuly 21, 2016 at 9:11 pmPermalink Checking Windows Update "stuck" problem occurred on my Windows 7 Home Edition machine since 7/12/16. MattDecember 28, 2016 at 7:30 amPermalink Dear Neil,I'm still having trouble after following your steps. It took me until step 3 to get the issue resolved. Gemma I was having the same update stuck problem after I made a laptop system recovery, I tried Dave's solution (Dave Thank you sooo much! <3), but I did something different,

However I have lately found that this happens on every fresh windows 7 install, where it didn't used to. Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer Forever Rathakrishnan One year problem solved at last. Leonetti 2,8933813 1 Seems like the website changed to support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues –Jake Fisher Oct 20 '15 at 1:51 1 Tried that updated URL as in Jake's comment, but it didn't I'm going completely crazy here with no resolutions doing anything.

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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]goldstein949 1 point2 points3 points 3 months ago(0 children)windows 7 professional, 64, fresh install, and nothing worked to get updates going, until I did 1-5 on your Dec 13 notes above. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]itpgsi2 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago(10 children)I have a really frustrating problem that happened on step 2. Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading am really grateful. 🙂 Jim RaymondDecember 23, 2016 at 11:45 pmPermalink Neil,How would you like to be my hero once again! Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends I've had several people ask about this but I wanted to do some real world testing in the shop to make sure.

When I clicked SteveKt's link i got a notice that KB3161608 was "superseded by July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (KB3172605) that was http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-7/windows-7-checking-for-updates-hangs-is-there-a-real-resolution.html Many, many thanks. I downloaded the .msu files in the order shown to a folder and then one by one ran them. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]foosion 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(9 children) dumping software distribution What does this mean? Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016

Fix: Windows Update got stuck in Windows 7 Solution 1- Use the Microsoft Update Catalog The Microsoft Update Catalog is a very reliable method, but the catch is that you have to use another MS ploy that I absolutely hate. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]_Zodd_ 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago(1 child)been having this problem now for a week, just asking if this method still works permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago(0 children)Used this http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-7/windows-7-new-install-stuck-on-checking-for-updates.html It doesn't affect the process, but it does give step 6/7 a bit less work.

Happy this wasn't the case. Windows Update Stuck Windows 10 We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Reply Dimo December 21, 2016 at 8:54 pm Hello, Solution 4 worked for me, thank you very much!

I just had to be patient.

Ensure that you are running a genuine copy of Windows 7 and that it is Activated Ensure that you are running Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 If you do not For reference, today is Jan 5th, 2017. permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]LucavaL 1 point2 points3 points 2 months ago(0 children)This worked on and old PC i didn't update. Windows Update Stuck Downloading Aug was ~2MB, Sept jumped up to ~60MB, and they've only gotten larger since then.

answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/… –user779756 Jan 9 '16 at 4:13 4 You are magical. Guess this is the site and blog which helped me to get this issue fixed.Excellent and Thanks. Loading... http://computersecurityadvice.com/windows-7/windows-7-sp1-windows-update-stuck-checking-for-updates.html I would suggest waiting unless you can see any error being displayed.Hope you were able to solve your problem.

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]XGreenstarz 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago*(0 children) KB3020369 the latest update to HttpsEverywhere seems to break the site need to disable some rules to get it to work permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]klui 0 permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]foosion 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(0 children)That worked. Update responded quickly, but off course it took a while for all the patches to complete. NeilPost authorJune 7, 2016 at 11:38 amPermalink Hi Vive, Try this out hope it solves your problemDownload these three files :- http://live.sysinternals.com/files/Autologon.zip http://live.sysinternals.com/files/Sigcheck.zip http://live.sysinternals.com/files/Streams.zipUsing winrar Extract Autologon.zip and place the file

Do no turn off your computer." for about 15 minutes Now 1 important update is available. Thank you!!!!! Thanks again!!! Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

After going to Windows Update and changing back to the original settings (I prefer "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them") I entered Services again permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]silentorbx 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago(7 children)Important question about the Rollups added for Step 5 (5a-e)! Is this an older unit with the green/purple PS/2 ports by chance?