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Windows 7: Downloading updates do not download ?

10 Dec 2015   #1
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 
Downloading updates do not download ?

Weird issue with Win 7 updates not downloading...have about 18 updates ready to download...but get the downloading updates window...with the moving bar...but nothing happens per jpg attached.

How do I get these downloads to actually download...this is a 1st for this behavior...never had this issue before...O% complete never changes ?

Thanks TiminAz




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11 Dec 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

It's kind of the luck of the draw. If you hit a Microsoft server at the right time it will download faster. If you hit the Microsoft server at a busy time it could take many hours.

While it's Downloading (Not Installing) updates you can reboot and try again. You might have better luck.
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11 Dec 2015   #3
trinaz

Windows 7 Pro 64bit SP1
 
 

Thanks LB...left the pc on all night and yes...99% did download and install...finished last 2 this morning

Never hit this before tho...including no change in status readouts....guess I've been lucky...

TiminAz
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12 Dec 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

This update problem we are all having started when W-10 came out. The only cure at this time is just wait and wait and wait. Some have waited from 24 to 48 hours.
The last install I did took about 8 hours waiting for updates to download.
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