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I had one problem, though, which is that I couldn't install any of the listed files in Solution 1, as the only program on my computer which I had to do Tamer AbdelazizDecember 8, 2016 at 2:32 pmPermalink Hi I'm having troubles updating my windows 8.1 .. 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 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 weblink

I am beyond thrilled and so happy to report that windows is updating on its own.I too am saving this link for future reference. December 7, 2016 Reply Hello Ben. Update responded quickly, but off course it took a while for all the patches to complete. After a lot of different approaches I found your solution.

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I only had one of your steps that said it didn't apply to my version (Windows 7 Ultimate) but I just pressed on. December 4, 2016 Reply Thanks much worked for me as well on 7 pro Dell inspiron older hardware that w10 said was ok…guess not so much Julie December 5, 2016 Reply A most sincere thank you!

I used your advice, and followed your steps to the T; the updates took off in six minutes after boot up. the last of the additional patches Dan listed. Leonetti 2,8933813 Might be a similar issue to this? Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading this fixed the issue i was having for over a week!

I had to have a replacement hard disc and the shop said that updates are automatically installed, clearly nonsense. Windows 7 Won't Find Updates Anonymous November 30, 2016 Reply everything in this article helped a lot, i was actually able to install some updates manually but update still doesn't work. Happy New Year From the UK 🙂 Frank M December 30, 2016 Reply Hello, my name is Frank and I just followed the steps above and my windows update is working https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949104 Disable auto updates install the april 2015 service stack update KB3020369 and reboot https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46817 install the july 2016 update KB3172605 and reboot, wait 15 minutes after rebooting to do anything.

Microsoft has made it a rough rode for those that want to stay with Win7 Pro. Windows 7 Update Not Downloading 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 another MS ploy that I absolutely hate. I created a yahoo email account and whenever I find info like this I email the links to myself.

Windows 7 Won't Find Updates

After a second fresh install and following the instructions Update is working flawlessly. GuyJuly 22, 2016 at 7:03 amPermalink Also still have this in cmd.Starting WSUS Offline Update (v. 10.7) at 12:31:59.76… Checking user's privileges… Determining system's properties… Determining Windows licensing info… Found Microsoft Windows 7 Update Checking For Updates Forever I had tried several others before finding this. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 Using the option to "Stop" service, I cancelled this service, then used the "Start" option. 3.

Download and install the appropriate version of KB3145739 known as “Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-039 — Security Update for Microsoft Graphics component (3148522).” (alternate link to KB3145739 files) Restart the PC, even http://themenage.com/windows-7/windows-search-options.html So, maybe I missed something, or your instructions can have an edit…. If your Windows 7 install does not include Service Pack 1, be sure to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 first. To install the "Convenience Rollup," you will need to install a I went back to the manual file and clicked on it to install and this time it installed. (First time this had happened - before this procedure, I had tried at Windows Update Standalone Installer Stuck

Dick BuckleyFebruary 1, 2017 at 12:23 pmPermalink Did you ever get an answer? Finally, somebody who actually knows - this fix worked for me. It was driving me crazy not being able to update now its fixed and my laptop is operating correctly again.thanks againsteve Greg November 27, 2016 Reply Thanks heaps for this article http://themenage.com/windows-7/windows-can-t-search-for-updates-error-80070490.html System Restore, scanning for malware, and the Update Troubleshooter all failed to fix the problem.

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 Checking For Updates Never Ends THANK YOU, you wonderful person. You are the MAN!

I have been working on my Windows Update on and off for months now…the sleepless nights, the frustration, the aggravation, etc.

Thank you, thank you! steve pooke November 27, 2016 Reply Thanks a lot for this article. Install the latest version of the Windows Update Agent. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016 I have tried many methods and the all seem to work once but not the second time.

However after removing app data and optimising (using bit-defender) it instantly started updating - worked with windows 10 update. It is slick and straight forward. jason January 8, 2017 Reply Thank you so much. this content It just keeps searching and hanging FunadddelicFeb 13, 2016, 5:12 PM For how long has this been going on?

from Narsee Monjee, Mumbai. Too busy with windows 10 now I suspect. Not counting waiting for 4 days as solution I even want to try. After installing all 3 of these updates my WU started working again.

I have tried and tried so many “fixes” and nothing worked; only you’re well detailed and to the point instructions got the windows update program running perfectly! Install missing files and Reboot if prompted. Once the next file is downloadedDouble check that all your firewalls continue to be turned completely off. ( Mine turned back on after one update, or i forgot to completely turn I have let it run overnight and still nothing.

Ftoledo November 29, 2016 Reply Thank you. Michael Lynch December 18, 2016 Reply Thank you, my updates now work as it should on my new Win7 pro PC. it works i have same problem like Thread Starter. HenkDecember 19, 2016 at 10:25 amPermalink I have the same thing.

RobD January 11, 2017 Reply Yup, worked for me [win7 sp1 x86], but with one caveat, at least on my mobo [intel d875pbz with P4 EE sl7ch], After applying the first Douglas theorized in a follow-up email, "my diet lacks oat meal porridge." To comment on this article and other PCWorld content, visit our Facebook page or our Twitter feed. I followed your clear and concise instructions and it worked - perfectly!