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Windows 7: Windows Update - Reset

05 Dec 2013   #150

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kenshigros View Post
My name is Alex and I am writing from Saint-Tropez/FRANCE.
Sorry for syntaxes mistakes I didn't go to school far enough..

Very interesting help here and thank you it is working for me (second try actually).
What I do not underestand is after every update it is doing it again.blank screen in the windows update window so I have to start again and again using your method...
I would like very much to understand why it is happening and how to manage in repairing it forever?


Hello Alex, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Do you have a 3rd party AV or firewall program installed? If so, you might see if temporarily disabling or uninstalling it before doing the next Windows Update may help if it may be causing an issue.

For now, it wouldn't hurt to run a sfc /scannow command to see if it finds and repairs any corrupted or modified system files.

Hope this helps for now,

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29 Dec 2013   #151

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Shawn: Great!! Handy tutorial. Solved my problem!!! Didn't know you could erase the list; I don't like lists anyway. Thanks!!! Hav'a Happy!!! Lawyer1973.
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29 Dec 2013   #152

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Glad it could help Lawyer1973.
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02 May 2014   #153

windows 7

Didnt work
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02 May 2014   #154

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Candy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What Windows Update error number and message are you getting? In addition, please provide more details about your issue.
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05 Sep 2014   #155

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]

i did checked my links lately and found this article as part of the reset setting methods for the Windows Update error code numbers. Could it find a place near the Kb971058 that is already mentioned in a link of the tutorial at "Option Two"...or stay here as an informative purpose.

-Article ID: 2509997 - Last Review: May 15, 2014 - Revision: 6.0
Unable to install updates in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Unable to install updates in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2
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05 Sep 2014   #156

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Thank you NoN. Most of that is already included in the .bat file, but I added the link at the bottom of Option Two and Three to help.
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14 Nov 2014   #157
King Savage

Varied...multiple Windows OS

Hello. First post here and longtime member of many other forums. I didn't read through all 11 pages but wanted to post my results from page 1. I have an Acer Aspire One, D255, silly little red thing running Windows 7 Starter. I found it in my son's room after missing for a year and decided to see if the thing would run.

Something was hogging the HD every time I tried to do anything...long story short, I upgraded from 1GB RAM to 2GB RAM and same result. Removed all Norton and McAfee programs, installed Malwarebytes, did the scan things, and tried to update Windows using Windows Update.

Windows Update would find updates, announce how many were available (146 in my case,) and I would then try to download them, all at once or one at a time. No matter how many I selected, I would time out, never showing anything other than 0% downloaded in the progress bar. (Windows Update error 80246008.)

After some internet reading, I found BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) wasn't running. I was able to click the 'Start' feature from the Services/BITS application, but I don't think it ever really started as when I checked it many seconds later, it was off again.

After many checks, searches, overwrites, etc., what finally worked was using option 3 from page 1 of this post.

After a reboot, I immediately checked BITS and it was running. First time I had seen that since I powered this little laptop up.

Windows Update is running fine and downloading updates.

I like to make sure and detail my use of decent forums and this one fixed my issue.

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14 Nov 2014   #158

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Welcome to Seven Forums King Savage. I'm happy to hear that this tutorial was able to help you.
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26 Jun 2015   #159

windows 7 64 bit

after resetting when i check for updates it just continues to check without stopping
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