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Windows 7: windows 7 updater not working?


11 Jun 2011   #1

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
windows 7 updater not working?

When ever i try check/download updates, it just kind of, looks for updates for about 6 hours..No error messasge no nothing, just constantly is "Looking"

and if it does find updates it downloads at 0KB 0% done for ever...

tried leaveing it on over night ect..just wont work.

ne ideas?


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11 Jun 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Serbitar, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What firewall program are you using? If it's not Windows Firewall, then temporarily disable or uninstall it to test if Windows Update runs properly afterwards.

If you are using Windows Firewall, then you might try OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to reset Windows Update to see if that may be able to help.

Windows Update - Reset

If still no help, then you could do a system restore using a restore point dated before you had this issue.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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11 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional X64 SP1, Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hey Serbitar

If it doesn't work try this:
1.go to control panel
2.search for troubleshooting
3.click it and search for fix Windows Update and let it check
It should look like this:

Hope this Helps


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