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Windows 7: Windows Update Stuck at Expanding Windows Files[18%]

22 Jul 2015   #1
yoshi986

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Windows Update Stuck at Expanding Windows Files[18%]

So I was trying to get the latest update on my Win 7 PC. My PC never would let me do a auto update or update with in the OS so I downloaded a copy of win 7 from Microsoft and burnt it onto a disk. Now I went to do that update an everything went well until after it did its first reboot. Once it started back up it has been sitting at 18% and says "Please Wait" and "Gathering additional information before exporting files" This had been going on for about an hour. Any help would be great.


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22 Jul 2015   #2
yoshi986

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

The problem fixed it self
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27 Sep 2016   #3
GCRaistlin

Windows XP Pro VL SP3
 
 

This problem, as well as a couple of other strange ones, went away after I had disabled "Intel(R) C-STATE Tech" in BIOS | Advanced | CPU Configuration.
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