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24 Feb 2011  
onmountain

win7 ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flavius View Post
Stop Windows Update service and empty C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder - may this easy fix solve this issue
That did the trick for me.

To be complete, the following stops the windows update service for the current session but does not alter the service’s startup setting (meaning it starts normally on the next powerup):
Go to an elevated command prompt (the terminal window) and click the "start icon" in lower left, type "command", right click on command prompt in the list, run as administrator, then type: net stop “windows update”

Then use Windows Explorer to select and delete all the files.
Reboot

Peace everyone!
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