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Windows 7: Windows Update - Reset


16 Jun 2010   #109
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Windows Update - Reset

How to Reset Windows Update in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8


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10 Oct 2012   #110
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote:
Resetting Windows Updates will not uninstall any updates. It will only clear the history logs, and reset and reregister Windows Update.
Thanks for your reply, im having problem with Windows Update since last month

Everytime i turn on my computer, it says "Configuring Windows Update blah blah.. " then it will says "Failed configure updates" then it will reboot fine. So i decided to just turned off my windows update since then.

Does doing this tutorial will solve my problem?


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10 Oct 2012   #111
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shinyjanjan View Post
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Does doing this tutorial will solve my problem?
That is the hope. Please give it a try and report back.
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19 Oct 2012   #112
RNR1995

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thank you

Hello guys
thank you for the batch files
Usually I just delete the download folder, if that fails I delete the whole software distribution folder....
But if that fails I will try these batch files
thank you very much

RNR
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22 Oct 2012   #113
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shinyjanjan View Post
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Does doing this tutorial will solve my problem?
That is the hope. Please give it a try and report back.
I have tried all the options from the first page but none of that solve my problems regarding these updates.



Can somebody help me on this issue?
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22 Oct 2012   #114
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Jan,

What's the exact full error message it gives you when the update(s) fails?

Try only installing the ones selected by default, or only a few of them at a time.
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23 Oct 2012   #115
RNR1995

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Latest 20 or so updates

Hello
the latest 20 or so updates seem to fail in some machines
I have found that if you look through them you will see some from September, one from the 25th, then the rest from October
Install them in date order and they will all go in...two reboots..
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24 Oct 2012   #116
shinyjanjan

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Woops! Surprisingly today, all the updates were successfully installed on my computer. The Option #3 did it because that is the last option i ran.

First, it failed to update yesterday when i used all the options from the first page but early today when i turned on my computer and download all the updates again then reboot my computer, it installed successfuly.

Thanks you for making this thread.

Here is the SS
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24 Oct 2012   #117
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

That's great news Jan. I'm happy to hear that they are installed and Windows Update is working again for you.
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24 Oct 2012   #118
scorzeze

windows 7 pro 32bit
 
 

hi guys.
have tried all three methods and neither is working.
i had a new hdd installed and the mate that did it installed ms security essentials along with all the updates. i asked him about reinstalling my norton package and he told me i would have to uninstall that to reinstall norton, so i did.
thats when the updating problem started and still continues.
any suggestions/help greatly appreciated.
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24 Oct 2012   #119
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Scorzeze,

It sounds like an issue caused by Norton. Possibly Norton blocking Windows Updates. The tutorial will not be able to help with that.

As a test, uninstall Norton to see how your Windows Updates do afterwards.
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