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Windows 7: Windows Update Keeps checking For updates forever

22 Oct 2011   #21
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You may find this link useful: Support for Microsoft Update technical problems - troubleshooting


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22 Oct 2011   #22
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Before you do a restore try: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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22 Oct 2011   #23
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

I would suggest it's time you consider contacting Microsoft Technical Support vie email { a free service I believe provided for genuine Microsoft Products.}

Microsoft Support
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22 Oct 2011   #24
Skoalm1nt

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I tried all the above, it still isn't finishing checking for updates. I contacted Microsoft support, and i am waiting for a reply.
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23 Oct 2011   #25
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Skoalm1nt,
Have used Microsoft Technical Support before { email & also via Remote Desktop}
I found them to be polite, helpful & my "problem" was eventually solved.
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23 Oct 2011   #26
Skoalm1nt

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Yea, i've been talking to a microsoft rep for the past few days, she's trying to figure out the issue to resolve it.
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25 Oct 2011   #27
Skoalm1nt

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Here's my log for the 24th is the automatic update checker working at least? I just want to make sure im up to date on the updates, and if i need to just have it automatically do it for me, i'm good with that. So is the automatic updater working? Here's my log for the 24th.


2011-10-24 03:00:10:005 140 6f4 AU Forced install timer expired for scheduled install
2011-10-24 03:00:10:005 140 6f4 AU UpdateDownloadProperties: 0 download(s) are still in progress.
2011-10-24 03:00:10:005 140 6f4 AU Setting AU scheduled install time to 2011-10-25 08:00:00
2011-10-24 03:00:10:005 140 6f4 AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2011-10-24 15:23:34:009 140 6f4 AU AU setting next sqm report timeout to 2011-10-25 20:23:34
2011-10-24 18:15:14:708 140 6f4 Shutdwn user declined update at shutdown
2011-10-24 18:15:14:708 140 6f4 AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2011-10-24 18:15:14:708 140 6f4 AU AU initiates service shutdown
2011-10-24 18:15:14:708 140 6f4 AU ########### AU: Uninitializing Automatic Updates ###########
2011-10-24 18:20:40:695 332 734 Misc =========== Logging initialized (build: 7.5.7601.17514, tz: -0500) ===========
2011-10-24 18:20:40:710 332 734 Misc = Process: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
2011-10-24 18:20:40:710 332 734 Misc = Module: c:\windows\system32\wuaueng.dll
2011-10-24 18:20:40:695 332 734 Service *************
2011-10-24 18:20:40:710 332 734 Service ** START ** Service: Service startup
2011-10-24 18:20:40:710 332 734 Service *********
2011-10-24 18:20:40:975 332 734 Agent * WU client version 7.5.7601.17514
2011-10-24 18:20:40:975 332 734 Agent * Base directory: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution
2011-10-24 18:20:40:975 332 734 Agent * Access type: No proxy
2011-10-24 18:20:41:100 332 734 Agent * Network state: Connected
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Report CWERReporter::Init succeeded
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Agent *********** Agent: Initializing Windows Update Agent ***********
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Agent *********** Agent: Initializing global settings cache ***********
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Agent * WSUS server: <NULL>
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Agent * WSUS status server: <NULL>
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Agent * Target group: (Unassigned Computers)
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 Agent * Windows Update access disabled: No
2011-10-24 18:21:27:198 332 734 DnldMgr Download manager restoring 0 downloads
2011-10-24 18:21:27:229 332 734 AU ########### AU: Initializing Automatic Updates ###########
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU AU setting next detection timeout to 2011-10-24 23:21:27
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU # Approval type: Scheduled (User preference)
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU # Scheduled install day/time: Every day at 3:00
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU # Auto-install minor updates: Yes (User preference)
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU # Will interact with non-admins (Non-admins are elevated (User preference))
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU # Will display featured software notifications (User preference)
2011-10-24 18:21:27:245 332 734 AU Setting AU scheduled install time to 2011-10-25 08:00:00
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report *********** Report: Initializing static reporting data ***********
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * OS Version = 6.1.7601.1.0.66304
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * OS Product Type = 0x00000003
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * Computer Brand = Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * Computer Model = X58A-UD3R
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * Bios Revision = FA
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * Bios Name = Award Modular BIOS v6.00PG
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * Bios Release Date = 2010-04-20T00:00:00
2011-10-24 18:21:27:401 332 734 Report * Locale ID = 1033
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU Initializing featured updates
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU Found 0 cached featured updates
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU AU finished delayed initialization
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU #############
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU ## START ## AU: Search for updates
2011-10-24 18:21:27:417 332 734 AU #########
2011-10-24 18:21:27:526 332 734 AU <<## SUBMITTED ## AU: Search for updates [CallId = {9987D9D1-824B-408C-9359-44A8BD84609A}]
2011-10-25 03:01:20:933 332 734 AU Forced install timer expired for scheduled install
2011-10-25 03:01:20:958 332 734 AU UpdateDownloadProperties: 0 download(s) are still in progress.
2011-10-25 03:01:20:978 332 734 AU Setting AU scheduled install time to 2011-10-26 08:00:00
2011-10-25 03:01:20:978 332 734 AU Successfully wrote event for AU health state:0
2011-10-25 15:24:39:048 332 734 AU AU setting next sqm report timeout to 2011-10-26 20:24:39
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28 May 2012   #28
Crimitorii

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I had this problem after installing a new Velociraptor 1TB drive from Western Digital. It's a known bug - need to update Intel RSY Driver.
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23 Oct 2014   #29
langsat8

windows vista home basic
 
 

I had the same problem before. I go to command bar at start menu .Type " run" and then in the run command type "%temp" . When it opens a file, delete all the items in there. Then recheck for windows update. It works for me.
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09 Jun 2015   #30
nubourne

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

I had to disable this registry edit.

Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\] right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "NoUpdateCheck" in "Main" key.
Set it to 0 or just delete it.
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