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Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By Scottyboy99
Wow, your a star. That seems to of done the...

Wow, your a star. That seems to of done the trick. That particular KB was sitting under optional updates rather than recommended. We tend to ignore the optional ones. But anyway it's been sitting...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By Scottyboy99
No but if one was obediently installing the...

No but if one was obediently installing the updates month after month wouldn't of that gone in somewhere along the line anyway?
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 2,103
Posted By Scottyboy99
I wish our laptop could get as far as you guys in...

I wish our laptop could get as far as you guys in actually listing them. I started it at 7.30 pm manually checking for updates and it's now 10 pm and it's still checking for updates. Every single...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By Scottyboy99
Finally got mine done. About 5 or 6 hours to...

Finally got mine done. About 5 or 6 hours to actually find them. Then about 5 hours stuck on downloading 0% but then suddenly sprung to life, once they started downloading it was all fairly rapid....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By Scottyboy99
My status is, checking for updates finally found...

My status is, checking for updates finally found them after about 6 hours!!!! So I clicked to install but now it's got to download them and that's been stuck 0% for about 3 hours so far.

Contrast...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By Scottyboy99
It's a bit of a joke the whole thing. I don't...

It's a bit of a joke the whole thing. I don't know how to avoid the 50% cpu utilisation. Presume a reboot doesn't help?

Torchwood seems to give good suggestions on the forum. To quote you could...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Jun 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,566
Posted By Scottyboy99
I'm no expert so Cbs log means little to me. But...

I'm no expert so Cbs log means little to me. But in last few months the 'checking for updates' is pretty screwed. Patch Tuesday is a nightmare as for many it takes many many hours to find them. Your...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 May 2016
Replies: 63
Views: 264,982
Posted By Scottyboy99
Well it ended up going better than it has done in...

Well it ended up going better than it has done in a long while tonight. After 3 and a half hours it found the available updates (10.30 pm UK time) and to my shock, after instructing them to install,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 May 2016
Replies: 63
Views: 264,982
Posted By Scottyboy99
If someone has been running all the updates...

If someone has been running all the updates offered month by month then wouldn't they already have KB 3138612? Or didn't this get offered? My mother in law's laptop is driving us crazy on the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Apr 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 7,761
Posted By Scottyboy99
Another evening and still waiting. Got home 7 pm...

Another evening and still waiting. Got home 7 pm uk time, clicked the checking for updates and it's still going. It's infuriating, just want to get the patch Tuesday monkey off my back![/QUOTE]
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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 14 Apr 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 7,761
Posted By Scottyboy99
Another evening and still waiting. Got home 7 pm...

Another evening and still waiting. Got home 7 pm uk time, clicked the checking for updates and it's still going. It's infuriating, just want to get the patch Tuesday monkey off my back!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Apr 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 7,761
Posted By Scottyboy99
OMG, these updates are ridiculous. Gave up...

OMG, these updates are ridiculous. Gave up yesterday evening. Started checking for updates around 7pm (uk time) but come 11 pm it was still checking. Tried again this evening starting 7 pm and here...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Apr 2016
Replies: 52
Views: 7,761
Posted By Scottyboy99
Got exactly the same problem. It's infuriating....

Got exactly the same problem. It's infuriating. Had the same dramas last month too. The laptop spends an eternity checking for updates. Been going for 2 hours now! Last month it took me three days to...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 23 Mar 2016
Replies: 955
Views: 1,350,436
Posted By Scottyboy99
Thanks for the heads up. Good old Adobe,...

Thanks for the heads up.

Good old Adobe, feels like it's barely been five minutes since the last update! Gets tiresome real quick constantly updating everything (adobe, MS updates, apple updates)...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Mar 2016
Replies: 93
Views: 6,395
Posted By Scottyboy99
Yes there are bad sectors - I think the machine...

Yes there are bad sectors - I think the machine was on borrowed time (I had a gpu issue too) and I have decided to just replace it with a smaller laptop at some stage. Unfortunately my wife is ready...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Scottyboy99
Woah after about two hours something is...

Woah after about two hours something is happening, now at 29% downloaded. Finally MS servers have woken up. Totally unimpressed with MS though but it seems after 3 evenings they may actually get done...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Scottyboy99
Unfortunately it's not really doing a lot on the...

Unfortunately it's not really doing a lot on the modem. It's blinking intermittently but I don't think that's the laptop causing that occasional activity as we have numerous household devices which...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By Scottyboy99
I haven't got any magic suggestions. I can only...

I haven't got any magic suggestions. I can only empathise with your plight. Over last 3 nights I have tried to get the latest patch Tuesday updates in and have to give up as downloads don't get past...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Scottyboy99
After two and a half hours it found them!!! But...

After two and a half hours it found them!!! But now it's been stuck at downloading 0% for the past 45 minutes. I'm hoping it will start moving at some stage but it's not looking great
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Mar 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Scottyboy99
I'm trying again tonight but it's been two hours...

I'm trying again tonight but it's been two hours of 'checking for updates' and it's still not picked up anything. I did try deleting the contents of the software distribution folder to start again...
Forum: News 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 63
Views: 6,436
Posted By Scottyboy99
I got a new PC with Windows 10. It's my main...

I got a new PC with Windows 10. It's my main machine now as my old Windows 7 laptop succumbed to old age. Just my opinion but I agree with lady back bear. I'll roll with Windows 10 as it was pre...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Mar 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Scottyboy99
That sounds positive that they eventually...

That sounds positive that they eventually displayed. I ended up stopping the update service and renaming the software distribution folder. It reset all the update history but am hoping a clean slate...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Mar 2016
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By Scottyboy99
these updates are a joke, I've been trying to...

these updates are a joke, I've been trying to download them all evening (4 hours now) and still at 0%. What is going on at MS? This is the first patch Tuesday it's been so bad. have tried resetting...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Mar 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 6,899
Posted By Scottyboy99
Mines doing this too tonight. Can take a while...

Mines doing this too tonight. Can take a while but tonight's patches is the worst - it took over an hour to find and pull them in. But now it's just stuck on 0% downloading for last twenty mins. Good...
Forum: News 08 Mar 2016
Replies: 63
Views: 6,436
Posted By Scottyboy99
We seem to be having an issue, got our old laptop...

We seem to be having an issue, got our old laptop and I went into manually kick off a check for updates. It's been 'checking for updates' for over an hour now. So slow. Wonder if others see this...
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