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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By bru
Did you try searching for the topic? Many recent...

Did you try searching for the topic? Many recent posts about the issue including several that provide tips as to how to get it to work better.

edit: Here is one...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By bru
That was suggested earlier in this thread. Last...

That was suggested earlier in this thread. Last month it was the same thing so I assume next month it will be as well. A simple search will usually let you know which update to manually install.
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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By bru
While you were responding I added an edit above...

While you were responding I added an edit above to say I did follow your advice and stopped WU service and was able to install KB3161664. After the reboot I am attempting to install 9 other updates....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By bru
Well this is odd. On my second Win 7 machine I...

Well this is odd. On my second Win 7 machine I am attempting to install KB3161664 on its own and the Windows Update Standalone Installer is stuck on "Searching for updates on this computer". Just...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By bru
There have been suggestions the past month or two...

There have been suggestions the past month or two to manually install a specific update and then the rest of the process occurs a bit faster. This month it is KB3161664. I did install that one...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By bru
Installing KB3161664 on its own allowed other...

Installing KB3161664 on its own allowed other updates to dl and install. Or at least that's what I think. Maybe they would have worked eventually but doing that did seem to speed it up. Didn't need...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By bru
I partially implemented that fix last month on...

I partially implemented that fix last month on two different machines. For me it was to install KB3138612 and then WU could again search and install just fine. Until this month. Both are stuck at...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 11 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By bru
I had already run ESET Poweliks Cleaner when I...

I had already run ESET Poweliks Cleaner when I had the issue. It removed the trojan. Running it now finds nothing. I spent the day running several scans and all come up clean so not sure what...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By bru
But why do you think when I return to running...

But why do you think when I return to running Windows normally the downloading problem is gone? Somehow the driver is reset? I am deciding whether to upgrade this computer to Windows 10 using a USB...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By bru
Thank you for jogging my memory. I did have this...

Thank you for jogging my memory. I did have this problem when going to IE10. It got resolved but at some point apparently the problem came back in IE10. The problem remained in IE11 when I...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By bru
Can't download files using IE

I'm not sure how long the problem has been since I typically use Chrome. Decided to upgrade to IE11 (from 10) and couldn't download the .exe file. Gave a message that download couldn't complete....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,461
Posted By bru
I am pretty sure GWX never made it to either of...

I am pretty sure GWX never made it to either of my Win 7 systems yet I lost the WU icon in the notification area on both. If it is indeed the July 2015 WUC that is the cause would uninstalling it...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,461
Posted By bru
For most this happened months ago. Search around...

For most this happened months ago. Search around for several threads about it.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By bru
Whatever the problem with MS and Win 7 updates...

Whatever the problem with MS and Win 7 updates seems to continue. Both my Win 7 computers are acting wonky when it comes to updates. On one it wouldn't download the updates, after a few "try agains"...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By bru
As I think I said I don't have the Windows Update...

As I think I said I don't have the Windows Update icon there at all so I can't change its behavior. Happened on both my Win7 machines.

Someone on Bleeping reports running a tool restores it. But...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By bru
I didn't find a lot when I first searched but now...

I didn't find a lot when I first searched but now I see a few more here and the one on Bleeping. Looks like I will have to manually check or else add the shortcut. Have to do that in Win 8 too so I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By bru
Yes, Action Center is "On" on both computers. ...

Yes, Action Center is "On" on both computers.

No settings were changed voluntarily on either computer. In fact one of the computers basically gets no use except for monthly updates and it still...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By bru
I see, I have to select "Change Action Center...

I see, I have to select "Change Action Center settings" to see "Turn messages on or off". Windows Update is ticked on both computers. No messages, no icon. Something broke the functionality.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2015
Replies: 30
Views: 2,636
Posted By bru
I have had this issue on both my Win 7 machines...

I have had this issue on both my Win 7 machines running Home Premium for several months. In addition to here I see others reporting the issue so MS definitely did something with an update that, in...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jul 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By bru
Built-in Disk Defrag not running scheduled defrags

Built in Win 7 Disk Defragmenter is perfectly fine for my use except it seems to longer work properly, or at least how it did for several years.

I have scheduled defragmentation turned on. Pretty...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,749
Posted By bru
Much thanks to you for your assistance. :thumbsup:

Much thanks to you for your assistance. :thumbsup:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,749
Posted By bru
The only Important update, KB3058515, which had...

The only Important update, KB3058515, which had previously failed, installed perfect. Only other available update is Definition Update for MSE which I asume will install fine as others installed...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,749
Posted By bru
SFC comes up clean. CBS folder is still too...

SFC comes up clean. CBS folder is still too large to attach even when zipped. Inside it are 5 Cabinet Files labeled Cbspersist_20150 with different 9 digit numbers starting with "704". Together...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,749
Posted By bru
I've attached the two requested logs. Looks to me...

I've attached the two requested logs. Looks to me as if the files were repaired. Have not done anything more, will await your directions.

Note: When I first followed your instructions there was...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jul 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2,749
Posted By bru
I had seen those entries. Will be ready whenever...

I had seen those entries. Will be ready whenever you post the fix. Thank you.
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