Your Win 7 is far out-of-date.
Carry out this procedure completely. When you finish, let me know and I have a script for you to run which will show me what you installed and what you did not install and the "not installed" list should show NONE. UPDATING YOUR WIN 7
1. ASSURE THAT YOU RECEIVE ALL UPDATES WIN |
type WINDOWS UPDATE | ENTER | Change settings
(left-hand column) |
checkmark all four of the boxes | OK
Approve any dialog boxes presented. Let Windows install any update features. WIN
is the key with the Microsoft flag on top. 2. INSTALL CRITICAL UPDATES
Check for Updates
critical updates. Restart
your computer (even if not prompted)
Repeat this procedure until there are no more critical updates. DO NOT TRUST
the “Windows is up to date” in center of dialog. until you see that TWICE IN A ROW! 3. INSTALL IMPORTANT UPDATES
Use the “critical update” procedure until all important updates are installed. 4. INSTALL OPTIONAL UPDATES
Under Optional updates you will be presented with:
a) Microsoft Bing Desktop which is of questionable value
b) a list of about 34 language updates.
You can hide
those updates so that aren't continually notified of those updates.
When you click on 34+ optional updates are available, then you
a) highlight all of the language updates,
b) right-click anywhere in the highlighted list.
c) click on Hide Updates
other Optional Updates.
Use the “critical update” procedure.
UPDATE GOLDEN RULES
, yes, ALL
This is Win 7 and not Vista or XP (eXPired). UPDATE IS HUNG –TAKING FOREVER
Hung is very doubtful unless you interrupted updates. CTRL + SHIFT + ESC
key combo will pop-up the Task Manager.
Lo and behold, Windows Update is still running!
You hold down the CTRL
While holding them down, tap the ESC
this would have been quickly spotted with completed System specs.
Completed System Specs is one of the ways that you help us to help you.
Here is how to fully fill out your system specs: Update your SevenForums System Specs User CP
(located on the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec
To gather info, use Speccy (my favorite) or SIW
or System Info
In the System Manufacturer Block, enter: Ø Manufacturer and Model OR Custom build. Ø ADD
the word laptop, desktop, netbook or tablet.
For example: Toshiba Satellite L305D notebook
Provide full windows version info, for example: MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
Use the “Other Info” block for Optical Reader,
Mouse, touchpad, wifi adapter, speakers, monitor, etc
Scroll down and click on SAVE CHANGES
, you can select with your mouse/touchpad info from the display
and paste that info into your specs.
SIW is a marvelous program, but the free version does not offer