I tried solving the problem following almost every reply to this question, and the duplicate one here on SuperUser without solving. Thanks! Sonny Grubbe Rasmussen January 8, 2017 Reply After several hour of fighting, this was exactly what I have been looking for! Additionally, the Windows Edition information will tell you whether Service Pack 1 is installedIt is also recommended to change your power options temporarily so that your computer will not enter sleep his comment is here
Linked 69 Windows Update doesn't work and consumes 100% of CPU (Win7 SP1) 19 Windows 7 - Windows Update Hangs On “Checking For Updates” 12 Windows update stuck. Even if the update goes without a hitch, there is also a secondary and known issue where there are just too many old updates clogging up windows update. Chris December 31, 2016 Reply Two words: unlimited gratefulness! Julian Evetts November 28, 2016 Reply Thanks so much for the detailed instructions and links to files.Crap, Win 7 is just as buggy as Win 3.0, Win 95 etc When will
This is not being released through Windows Update, you have to use Internet Explorer to get it, open IE and go to this address http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/home.aspx Type in the search box 3125574 However, if I have... My recommendation: Don't try other approaches; just install the factory image again and follow the sequence of steps PRECISELY. And CPU usage, rapidly zigzagging too, was now typically around 25%, meaning from this point on the machine became far more responsive and usable while updates were being processed.
To recap, there are a number of different problems that can cause Windows Update to hang or run slowly, and Microsoft have published a variety of hotfixes and updates in this At first I thought of malware despite the person insisted it was not possible and that it happened since the beginning, anyway I decided to restore the PC again to its It would simply move the hang one hour into the future. –Chenmunka Sep 4 '15 at 11:50 actually this fixes the problem, seems that automatic updates are working but Windows 7 Update Fix I have programs that I need for work that require some of the .net updates as well as some others.
Thanks!!! Windows Update Troubleshooter Windows 7 What should I do? 5 Searching for updates takes ages on freshly installed Windows 7 Pro 2 KB-3135445 getting stuck at “searching this computer for updates” 0 SVCHOST.EXE Using 25% Of C Store Int in Char buffer and then retrieve the same What gives fresh milk a yellow tinge? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues/en-gb FOR PRESIDENT !!
Great article, but critically, I left my machine on all night when the update did not happen for over 3 hours and… voila… all the updates were available to be installed Windows 7 Update Problems I had the same issue on Dell XPS 8300 Windows 7 Home. November 21, 2016 Reply Thank You so much for this article! Clicking cancel did nothing.
After installation of the 5 downloads, Win 7 updated with 81 downloads (I hadn't been able to update for over two months)!. Siri December 26, 2016 Reply Thanks man OS working like a charm…. Windows Update Fix Scrolling features for the touch pad can (usually) be fixed by reinstalling the Touchpad driver from the manufacturer's website, (even if they were made for only an older version of Windows, Windows Update Troubleshooter Windows 10 Richard November 25, 2016 Reply Thank you so much for this article.
Go to the "Services" tab, click to select the "Hide all Microsoft services" check box (at the bottom of the window), and then click "Disable all". Click "OK", and then click http://darrenburnhill.com/windows-update/windows-update-always-failing.html Bartek December 31, 2016 Reply good job!!! General Discussion Windows 7 hangs at "configuring updates" at launchHello After I update my computer with these latest updates, the last 11 of them in the list. 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 Update Fixit Windows 7
Microsoft hasn't updated their web page at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949104 in over 2 years and still show the latest version as 7.6.7600.256. December 21, 2016 Reply Hello Isaac. So you should be okay to use them with your computer. weblink The link in this post has been updated, this utility is also found in the Microsoft article mentioned in the closing paragraph. — http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262 Mike November 28, 2016 Reply Thanks Andy,
Why is trying to talk children out of how they feel a bad idea? Windows 7 Update Not Downloading Andy D. Every time you run it you will get more problems listed as fixed with no actual solution.
I'm including them here in case they were still a part of the solution. It may take up to two hours for the updates to start, so be patient. I can confirm this method worked. Windows Update Error 0x80070057 Almost lost among the comments between KB hotfix/update answers, this passing mention in @Eugene K's comment needs an answer in its own right.
You can also try booting into Safe Mode. worked for me Rune Vegel December 16, 2016 Reply Best ever. Thank you in advance as I'm sure you can offer some easy help for this senior from all the great comments received here. http://darrenburnhill.com/windows-update/help-with-possible-windows-update-problem.html I love Windows 7 & had been using Vista for the last 7 years but my old laptop is not going to last much longer.
And most importantly, unlike anything else out there on the Internet, it WORKS. Typically, if all else fails, starting over with a new Windows 7 installation and going through these steps will get things back to a good state if other problems are present. But didn't created recovery disk. 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
I was able to follow with ease for the most part. Zack November 27, 2016 Reply Jim you my factory reset your computer first then install these before installing anything else (step by step) thus is what I had to do Thor nothing work's. once i turned my laptop back on I had 86 updates pending.
In any given case, upping the number of Hyper-V processors configured may or may not be the complete answer, but there's no doubt that doing so brings a dramatic improvement in Perhaps even, as Mr. All the junk on line about windows updates and nothing fixes anything, but your plan did, time and time again. Paul Bredderman December 2, 2016 Reply This procedure worked for me IF I followed it precisely, step by step.
Paul December 27, 2016 Reply After 2 moths of frustration I found and followed your advice steps 1 to 13 and Windows 7 Professional 64 bit windows update now works exceedingly For me it was the solution, the OP didn't show his specs (quad-core 8gb pc). Once booted install KB-3138612, if reboot is required do so and stay disconnected from internet. Lessons learned the hard way.
Really glad I found the article. The combination of the the two updates recommended here, and the "Windows Update Diagnostic" finally allowed me to run the normal automatic Windows Update. I have it go and look for updates and let me chose how to install it. The time now is 10:25.
I figured other people would definitely run into the same issue given that the problem came up every single time I tried to install Windows 7.We don't see many Windows Vista I tried turning of IPV6, something suggested among the answers (which I thought I'd already done on all machines after other issues) but it made no difference in this case. If you like you can change Windows Update settings back to automatic when you've finished applying updates. Worked like a charm!!!!