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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By legacy7955
I too noticed that as soon as the Windows 10 free...

I too noticed that as soon as the Windows 10 free offer expired on 7/29 the very next day my windows updates icon tray was working again. It is because MS pulled the free offer for 10.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Aug 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 29,280
Posted By legacy7955
Something is definitely suspicious about that...

Something is definitely suspicious about that fact. I checked Norton Website Safe Web and although though they claim the site itself is OK, a member of Norton commented that he suspected that the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Aug 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 1,203
Posted By legacy7955
Thanks!

Thanks for your insight!

I would stick with MS IF they would relent and allow manual updates in 10 on Home and Pro...
I simply will not pay a fortune for the enterprise version just to be able to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 1,203
Posted By legacy7955
Thanks for the response, I can always hope. ;)

Thanks for the response, I can always hope. ;)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 36
Views: 1,203
Posted By legacy7955
@Layback Bear: I look forward to your...

@Layback Bear:

I look forward to your possible trials of a Linux OS, I am looking to go that way once Windows 7 is
no longer supported by MS....

I have heard that Linux Mint and Linus Puppy...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 28
Views: 1,143
Posted By legacy7955
@Torchwood: I have a question..I CAN...

@Torchwood:

I have a question..I CAN download and install Windows Updates without any problem however I too have
an uninstalled KB971033, which says it is a pending update unlike all others I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Aug 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 448
Posted By legacy7955
There was a situation with some OEM PCs like HP...

There was a situation with some OEM PCs like HP and Dell where there is an error in the registry that keeps Windows update trying to contact a invalid out of date and no longer used MS windows update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By legacy7955
You are not alone it appears that MS servers have...

You are not alone it appears that MS servers have been rejecting connections when people are trying to download updates for windows 7. I can watch my ATT DSL modem's internet light turn red as I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Jul 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By legacy7955
Thanks for the suggestions! I'm going to try...

Thanks for the suggestions!

I'm going to try Macrium. I'll get back to you and post a follow up as to how it goes.

I have the full set of Windows 7 HP OEM factory correct recovery disks which...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Jul 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By legacy7955
Thanks for the quick reply Brds7t7! This is...

Thanks for the quick reply Brds7t7!

This is an OEM btw. I see it listed but it only says (healthy,recovery), the next partition "system" says (active, healthy, primary partition) then ACER:C...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Jul 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By legacy7955
Create system image. Anyway to select specific partitions on HDD?

I want to create a system image before I use an ISO of Windows 10 to upgrade my PC....

I am using DVD discs to do the image copy,

when you get to inserting the disc it shows you which things...
Forum: Drivers 23 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By legacy7955
This is actually an OEM HP Pavilion p6680t. ...

This is actually an OEM HP Pavilion p6680t.

There are NO warning messages next to the device driver symbol for the Radeon GPU, and it does show the driver version as the exact same version I was...
Forum: Drivers 21 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By legacy7955
Failed Update 0x800706be driver...but device mgr shows updated driver?

I tried to update my older Radeon ATI 5450 GPU via windows update...

I received the message from windows update, and showed it failed update with the 0x800706be

However when I go to device...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 4,518
Posted By legacy7955
Actually this is true....It seems like MS servers...

Actually this is true....It seems like MS servers are severely throttling their servers for windows 7 updates.
I know most folks don't pay such close attention to their modem traffic status, but I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By legacy7955
I do have occasion to use IE11 and just to be as...

I do have occasion to use IE11 and just to be as safe as possible I want it fully updated,
that being said I think that error would have come up on ANY update including the other security updates I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By legacy7955
Windows Update error 8007ee2

Just thought I would start a new thread and include this error notice in the title for additional
help.

I have my updates set to search for updates but let me choose when to download......
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Jun 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 4,518
Posted By legacy7955
No, it listed the updates to install, so it...

No, it listed the updates to install, so it wasn't searching for them. When I hit install, that's when it stuck on downloading the updates at 0%. I know it takes a while, but you can at least see...
Forum: News 20 May 2016
Replies: 191
Views: 16,449
Posted By legacy7955
Ding, ding, ding! The daily double winner! ...

Ding, ding, ding! The daily double winner!


This is EXACTLY what happened to me!

I will say that installing the latest Windows Update Client version seems to help.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Apr 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,315
Posted By legacy7955
Someone here posted that this update increased...

Someone here posted that this update increased his boot time by 50%.

In any case I wouldn't worry too much if MS left it pending there is a good reason they did so, most likely they will
send...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,609
Posted By legacy7955
Microsoft choose to uncheck it...all users have...

Microsoft choose to uncheck it...all users have it listed that way.

There is any number of possible reasons, however DO NOT install it.

Some of those reasons could be that
it is causing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Apr 2016
Replies: 20
Views: 10,570
Posted By legacy7955
They changed the status when patch tue happened...

They changed the status when patch tue happened that update WAS checked, they must have changed that a couple of days ago.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Apr 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 9,389
Posted By legacy7955
@Nikilet: Did you delete the windows update...

@Nikilet:

Did you delete the windows update .old distribution folder entirely and delete the files in the current distribution folder?

Did you follow the instructions for correcting any proxy...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Apr 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 9,389
Posted By legacy7955
@Nikilet: Have you gone to the Windows...

@Nikilet:

Have you gone to the Windows Update distribution folder and deleted all the contents? Make sure to
also empty the recycle bin as well after you delete the contents of the folder,
BUT...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Apr 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 6,738
Posted By legacy7955
The best answer. It can take as many as 24...

The best answer.

It can take as many as 24 hours of continuous running to get the updates to be found and downloaded.

My advice is to reboot the computer, click update and set the PC to NEVER...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Mar 2016
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By legacy7955
@Callender: What I don't understand is why...

@Callender:

What I don't understand is why previously I didn't have to have things work in that way, I just changed the Update settings on the Windows Update page and it functioned as designed...
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