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Windows 7: Cannot enable windows 7

06 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7
Cannot enable windows 7

I could not locate an answer to this question - so here I go.

-Windows 7 x64 version: 6.1.7600 Build 7600
-Intel i7 965

When I go to,
Windows update > Change settings
all of the options to enable updates are grayed out. Currently "Important updates" are disabled as well as everything else "recommended updates" & "Who can install updates".

I am the only user on this computer, and am 100% positive I am admin. I am not a part of a group policy.

I am using Kaspersky Internet security, and have disabled it yet I am still unable to re-activate windows updates.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Nov 2010   #2
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Windows Update - Enable or Disable "Who can install updates" Setting

Here is tutorial how to turn them on and off.

Let me know how it goes.
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06 Nov 2010   #3

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

This may work.

* Windows provides a built-in troubleshooter that can automatically find and fix some common problems with Windows Update.
  • Open the Windows Update troubleshooter by clicking the Start button , and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click Troubleshooting. Under System and Security, click Fix problems with Windows Update.

* Some useful information is included in this link -

windows update settings

Let us know how you go...
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