My solution was to kill the WUSA process and boot just in case. PROBLEM SOLUTIONS: There are a few working solutions to fix this problem. Install files 4. Loading... get redirected here
Thank-you! Go to Microsoft website to download and then install, even if your Installed History already shows this update. ferdous anwar Amazing. Thanks BSOD'd - Effectively uninstalled last batch of updates by restoring to a restore point prior to last successful update and have deleted Software Distribution folder (recreated by Update Service) and http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-update-not-working-on-windows-7-home/297464d0-2e62-4785-8ba5-6fc94e85f3e1
It may take 20-30 minutes or 1 hour depending upon the speed of your Internet connection and then Windows Update will show you list of all available updates. Both laptops have only had manual updates, but the HE is my child's and she neglects maintenance. Krechen Thank you so much!! To perform a minor reset: First you need to stop the "Windows Update" service and the "Cryptographic Services" service.
System seems to running much faster now. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends I have been trying for months to get it working so a Big Thanks for the great help! djkwik66 Even the stand-alone installer won't work...it too gets stuck 'searching for already installed updates" and won't budge. http://superuser.com/questions/962070/windows-7-windows-update-hangs-on-checking-for-updates Before I did the solution I installed the rollup package manually, saved me some downloads!
Cheers, askvg, and David, Bill, TrollBites and Steve. Windows 7 Update Stuck Installing Just keeps "checking for updates" after I open the individual file. Han Thanks a lot. This issue has the greatest effect on computers that have a small amount of physical memory.
Had to restart after every install. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: Several Windows 7 users have reported that when they try to check for new updates using Windows Update, it keeps checking for updates for hours. Windows 7 Update Checking For Updates Forever This feature is not available right now. Windows 7 Update Stuck Checking For Updates Now installing updates, 7/20 done.
I downloaded and installed seven of these files and now it's downloading updates like it didn't know any better. http://stickersweb.com/windows-7/windows-7-home-premium-upgrade-key-not-working.php Danny Wow, excellent post, thanks. Val Daddy0 Finally found something appropriate. Perhaps if there is anything Kind that I can tell you, its this ~ " Had you been in Microsoft, there would be a lot of people who wouldn't have to Windows Update Client For Windows 7
The explanation of the reasoning behind the whole problem was also helpful for me. DEE Z 479,649 views 8:08 Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates And Update Service Is Missing/Permission FIX - Duration: 9:52. Thank you. useful reference And many thanks.
Eli the Computer Guy 190,978 views 13:02 Loading more suggestions... Searching For Updates On This Computer After installing that one item, the wait period for new updates to start downloading was only 10 MINUTES. Reply David Squires October 8, 2016 at 2:46 am Thanks for this Kriss.
It worked for me! Sam Kar I doubt if any of these methods work, as MS is making it very difficult to update new copy of windows7, especially 64bit. http://larsjoergensen.net/windows/windows-7/how-to-clear-the-windows-update-download-cache-in-windows-7One of the things I didf was to stop the update service, rename C:\windows\software distribution to software distribution.old , restarted service, rebooted. No help :( 1 Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer Marek Thank you guys, I installed W7 today and was struggling with WU till 3am this sunday/monday night and I found this guide, installed the 5 updates, and after the last
Richard Booth A lot of people seem to have different experiences. Found a registry fix in MS support. Peter Hi as i have readed somewhere kb3065987 do replaces KB3020369 KB3168965 replaces KB3161664 .. http://stickersweb.com/windows-7/windows-7-home-premium-aero-not-working.php I'm using a VM that hasn't been run for almost a year, so there are plenty of updates to get through! –jon_two Apr 21 at 7:58 1 The July update
TECHNOLOGY IN THIS DISCUSSION Join the Community! lol. After over a month of trying every fix I could find, this one work! After section 2 above Windows Update now fit and working again.
Solution 1 worked for me. Sign in to make your opinion count. Stop Windows update service every time you run a stand alone updater that works really! Windows Update is now again finding updates and downloading them after two months of constant stonewalling and intense annoyance.
Sign in to report inappropriate content. Reply David October 16, 2016 at 4:15 am Thanks a lot. Kudos, You the Man! 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.
Sign in 59 Loading... It went well, but my update was not working. This experience has left me wanting to abandon Microsoft forever! My issue as well as others, is that the update Clients have changed since January, the MS and FixIt links have changed or have stopped support, and Microsoft is failing miserably
I found your solution 6/23/16.