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Great and Thanks ! This can be done from the command line, or from the service manager window. There are a number of web articles that discuss it but your page is THE best resource for actually solving it, not talking about it. KB3020369 KB3172605 In my case I had attempted these previously, but it appears that the order along with the clean boot and Windows Update setting were critical. weblink

Now when this is done reboot your PC and goto update and this time it should find updates, still may take a little time, but usually get fist couple in 10 You can also use Services Manager program to stop Windows Update service. You can run the built-in troubleshooter to repair Windows Update program. Jim VillafañeDecember 19, 2016 at 9:26 pmPermalink Hi Neil.

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Guess this is the site and blog which helped me to get this issue fixed.Excellent and Thanks. allanNovember 14, 2016 at 4:58 pmPermalink i try to run the offline updater and get this error:14/11/2016 11:52:33.61 - Info: Starting offline update (v. 6.0) on ALLAN-PC (user: Allan) 14/11/2016 11:52:33.61 It took quite a while to find about 550 MB of program updates to download. SOLUTION 6: Use Built-in System File Checker (SFC) Tool If some files and settings related to Windows Update are corrupted or missing in your Windows OS, it may also cause such

Unfortunately, the KB's would not install whatsoever. If you have other Windows updates issues and the 2 updates above are installed, download this Microsoft Windows Update fixit tool (right click "save link as") run it and select aggressive Is using a broken SHA-1 for password hashing secure? Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer Hangs Then restart , goto to dl folder and run, worked me just that time!!

Jon Stoker Hi, A really helpful article. So any time this comes up, it's quite likey there's more than one contributing factor. AnibalSeptember 14, 2016 at 4:22 pmPermalink Method 2 worked perfectly for me, thank you a lot! You will require internet explorer to open that page.

SVCHOST.EXE being run by SYSTEM that is using 50% or more CPU and a huge chunk (73%) of memory. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016 Microsoft needs to get their act together. And that's it, this finally solved the problem in my case! Longview LARLAL I did solution 1 last night.

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I then went into “client” in “main wsusoffline” folder and clicked on the folder “update” This downloaded all the updates and fixed “windows update”!!! steveJuly 30, 2016 at 9:15 amPermalink Hi Neil all done thank you Neil MahasethPost authorJuly 30, 2016 at 9:46 amPermalink Happy to help you, Steve. Windows 7 Update Stuck Checking For Updates The progress bar just continues to go back and forth. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends viveJune 8, 2016 at 11:21 amPermalink Yes.

am really grateful. 🙂 Jim RaymondDecember 23, 2016 at 11:45 pmPermalink Neil,How would you like to be my hero once again! have a peek at these guys RW Many, many thanks. You need to disconnect your internet, make sure your wireless is not set to automatically connect . jenesuispasdave jenesuispasdave Dave Hein [email protected] Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading

Good luck with this. You aren’t alone. Thankfully I stumbled upon this article!! http://themenage.com/windows-7/windows-update-goes-on-forever.html pbs.twimg.com/media/CtV1EhUVIAAjRVi.jpg –kamleshrao Sep 27 '16 at 8:32 | show 1 more comment up vote 16 down vote This is for those of you (like me) who have tried every solution you

I'll try this myself soon on this charity PC I need to setup. Windows 7 Update Stuck Installing What's impeding it from working now? Released 10/20/2015 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810 Thank you so much - this really helped me after a few days of trying; usually the updater would stay on "searching for updates", but now after about

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Now, when I try to check manually for Windows Updates it just hangs on the Checking for updates screen. Other than that I've only installed Firefox, and verified that my copy of Windows is authentic. You are now going to download and install either one or two updates manually. Kb3135445 This is the exact order I used to achieve success.

Per this answer: ...reset all the Windows Update, that way it will start anew. Publish Related resources SolvedWhat's wrong with Windows 7 Update? 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://themenage.com/windows-7/windows-update-searches-forever.html While I still think something's wrong with your drive because you seem to have more than just Update issues, there's a lot of people having trouble getting updates started on a

What I do is just leave the computer on searching for Windows Updates and just wait. I never have on my Win7 systems. He walks you through it step by step here. Brian G O'Boyle I came very late to this problem of Windows 7 not updating.

After the above updates are installed, run msconfig.exe again and this time choose "Normal startup". Patience, by the way, was one of the last things Hercules would have been known for... –mickeyf Dec 14 '16 at 16:46 add a comment| up vote 2 down vote In viveJune 8, 2016 at 1:03 pmPermalink Still it's the same error. Now, you don't have to "re-start" your PC each time you download a new update.

CorJuly 19, 2016 at 11:24 amPermalink Hi Neil. JALALNovember 14, 2016 at 9:27 amPermalink Installing update 1 of 9 (stage size: 80)… Verifying integrity of ..\w61-x64\glb\Windows6.1-KB2533623-x6 Warning: Hash files ..\md\hashes-w61-x64-glb.txt and ..\md\ha t found. Click in the Search Programs And Files box; 14. Adanis Good solution.

Click "ok" to close the error message, and RIGHT AWAY re-click the .exe to download the updates. We recommend you do that a few days following the 2nd Tuesday each month. 2. NO DUAL BOOT, NO VIRTUAL MACHINE Failure is not an option. These updates upgrade the client program version and improve its functionality.

The Windows Update Agent is now neutered.