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Windows 7: Unable to install updates, system hangs


27 Feb 2014   #11

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

There's not enough data in the CBS log to be able to diagnose the problem there - but if you're getting Memory problems, then those must be dealt with first, as they could corrupt anything else we do.

Do you have the knowledge to deal with this yourself, or do you need instructions?

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27 Feb 2014   #12

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
There's not enough data in the CBS log to be able to diagnose the problem there - but if you're getting Memory problems, then those must be dealt with first, as they could corrupt anything else we do.

Do you have the knowledge to deal with this yourself, or do you need instructions?
I had a feeling it was hardware, as in my OP, just been a few frustrating days

I'm fine for repairs, built a few PC's before and installed windows loads of times, i'll be fine

just frustration that this install has been the worst lol

ordered 1 stick, as it's not my PC to just go out and get decent RAM (and the folk can't afford much), i'll swap 1 out, try the memory test, see what it says, if it's not good, i'll swap the other out.

ordered a HDD off of an amazon voucher we had, so if the HDD playing up i'll maybe swap it out as well


thanks for all the help from all who replied, i'll not solve this thread just yet until this stick arrives.

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28 Feb 2014   #13

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Just an update

faulty stick of RAM taken out, MS memory test running fine and updates have all installed like it should be.


Cheers for all the help with this issue.
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28 Feb 2014   #14

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Great! - that was quick

Good luck!
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28 Feb 2014   #15

Win 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoelDP View Post
Great! - that was quick

Good luck!
I'm just running the PC with 1 stick of RAM (4GB), i'll add the other in when I get it delivered, but this way I can hand the PC back.
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04 Mar 2014   #16

windows 7 64
 
 

i've been trying to install the updates for 3 days now and i'm absolutely devastated. installed 104 then 4, now another 57 but some of them won't work. feel like i could cry.
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04 Mar 2014   #17

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

How many updates to install? Install only a few at a time. Or even only 1 every time. Which patches are really not-installable?
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04 Mar 2014   #18

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hello1 View Post
i've been trying to install the updates for 3 days now and i'm absolutely devastated. installed 104 then 4, now another 57 but some of them won't work. feel like i could cry.
It looks you are not the original poster of this thread. Neither any of the responders. Why are you posting here and not in your own new post??
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04 Mar 2014   #19

windows 7 64
 
 

these one don't install

internet explorer update
(KB2916036)
(KB2786081)
kb2798162
kb2869116
kb2904266
kb890830

why does it take 10 hours to install one batch then another 10 hours to install some more.
i swear to god its driven me insane. i've wasted 3 whole days.
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04 Mar 2014   #20

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hello1 View Post
these one don't install

internet explorer update
(KB2916036)
(KB2786081)
kb2798162
kb2869116
kb2904266
kb890830

why does it take 10 hours to install one batch then another 10 hours to install some more.
i swear to god its driven me insane. i've wasted 3 whole days.
Be patient and don't overreact. Of course 10 hours is far too long.

Why have two patches brackets (the first 2)?
What error messages?

Is pc running slow when doing all kind of things, or only when installing?
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