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Best wishes for Xmas. Step 3: Start Windows Update service. Windows 7 seems to be so buggy. Your instructions are thorough and easy to understand. check over here

I clean installed Windows 7 32 bit on it and found that I could not install any Windows updates. In wondering why Microsoft didn't publish this, I realized that they have a vested interest in making it as hard as possible to keep this version on-line. Blake says: 3 years ago When I right clicked on windows update services, it gives me the option to start it and not to stop it. You are the best! https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-update/cant-update-windows-7-win7-64bit/58c0f659-6959-443d-a92b-56f98a48c206

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I have it go and look for updates and let me chose how to install it. Luis January 10, 2017 Reply Great Article. I spent hours searching for a solution.

worked for me.. Thanks" advancevideo18 says: 5 years ago I am just wondering if starquest was able to fix his problem, if so, how? Reply David Jun 18, 2016 @ 01:53:04 You're a life saver! Windows 8.1 Won't Update I am now getting an error when selecting Check Updates 'Windows could not search for new updates' Code 80072F78 Windows encountered an unknown error.

Reply Tomas Mar 03, 2015 @ 12:33:05 Hallo, I have Win Vista Pro SP2. Windows 7 Won't Download Updates Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. find this THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!

After I got this PC back from repair, Windows Update hasn't been working at all, until now! :D lol 71 updates needed! Windows 7 Won't Update After Fresh Install perfect fix! Thanks a lot! Fixed the problem in 8 minutes.

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Thanks. https://www.infopackets.com/news/9602/how-fix-windows-update-wont-update The update is internet aware and won't run against it's own download. Windows 10 Updates Won't Install General Discussion cant start windows 7 updatefirst of all i newbie here, if mine thread already exist please forgive me.i really need help.i already added windows update windows 7 reg key Windows 7 Will Not Download Updates Thanks much.

I think I may have actually run across this fix years ago, but I would never have remembered it had it not been for your timely advice. http://mffonline.com/windows-7/cannot-get-to-windows-update-page.php If you follow every step, follow every word, this article will fix this problem! Reply Nezz Feb 08, 2015 @ 21:20:57 Solution 2 worked perfectly! I noticed the "Most recent check" date (9/12/16) was behind the "Updates were installed on" date (11/2/16) in the Windows Update Control Panel window. Microsoft Fixit Tool For Windows Update

Merry Christmas. As Woody Leonhard reported, Microsoft changed KB3133977 from an optional to a recommended patch. Thanks! this content However, Windows Update issues have frequently plagued Windows 7 over the last year, and this has been particularly troublesome for fresh Windows installs.

Thank you very much. Windows 8 Won't Update So, maybe I missed something, or your instructions can have an edit…. After restarting the system I also found I needed to disable my firewall (Comodo).

DV January 7, 2017 Reply Thank you.

I spend over 40 hours on this one problem trying all the fix that I could find on the internet and Microsoft website. Thanks! :) Ben says: 4 years ago Weird. after hours of searching and trying everything, this is the only solution that worked! Windows 7 Won't Update 2016 I didn't need to go to C:WindowsSoftwareDistribution and all.

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Kenster (Hippie New Year!!) December 30, 2016 Reply Thank you very much!! This can help in situations where you may be encountering DNS resolution errors (network errors). Reply ash Jan 21, 2015 @ 16:10:07 THANKS BUD. Reply Miled Rizk Apr 11, 2016 @ 17:06:52 thanks!

It's probably been over a year since I even tried to checked for updates, perhaps two since I succeeded. Reply Val Jul 01, 2015 @ 14:49:15 Solution 2 worked as magic for me. Thanks for the simple and easy to follow solution. I deleted the previous locked folders (with names like "C:\42c85776e1df4d1b8b5495" etc.) so I knew which update I was working with.