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Windows 7: Windows Update taking awhile to check for updates?

13 May 2015   #1
Karizma

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Windows Update taking awhile to check for updates?

It can take around 3-5 minutes to search for updates on W7, I've noticed it taking longer for the last past couple months. Is there anyway to fix it?


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13 May 2015   #2
NoelDP

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I think it's a general thing, and not just you. I've noticed it on all the machines I regularly end up updating as well.
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