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Windows 7: Help.. Windows update just keeps checking without downloading anything

27 Jan 2016   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Try with the Turn on DEP for all Programs and Services except those I select option checked instead.


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27 Jan 2016   #12
truemate

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

now i check this option "Turn on DEP for all Programs and Services except those I select"
this was already as default in past...

ok i done it..
rebooted but still same thing... keep checking for updates.

p.s-
Look

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27 Jan 2016   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Do you have a 3rd party AV program installed that could be causing this issue with Windows Update?
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28 Jan 2016   #14
truemate

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

i have ESS v8.
But using this from 2 years, nothing happen like this update issue.
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28 Jan 2016   #15
truemate

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

it mostly shows
Service registration is missing or corrupt
Reset service registration

in safe mode i run that WindowsUpdateDiagnostic tool


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28 Jan 2016   #16
remm

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

truemate, you are in excellent hands. However, I was having trouble updating W7 [after a particular update that completed successfully last April (2015)]... but ever since, the update process would hang exactly like you described.

I just used Autopatcher instead to update Windows (which I learned about here in the 7 forums), and it updated the system for me without a problem. As a bonus, the native W7 updater worked again after that.

If interested, Autopatcher can be downloaded by clicking on "The Autopatcher Download" (which looks like the title of a forum but is actually the download link)... Good luck.
Autopatcher.net - Index page

PS You might also start a DOS window (cmd.exe) running as admin, and try "sfc /scannow" without the quotes, so Windows can check the integrity of its files.
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29 Jan 2016   #17
truemate

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

^^ remm, So u too facing this prob in p[ast... I have seen many people facing this update prob from mid of 2015.. is there something frm microsoft side (due to releasing of there win 10) ?

i done that sfc /scannow.. every thing is ok
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About that Autopatcher, i downloaded it.
Showing me this...... watz that for winsp1 607mb file ?
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I need to download that 607mb file !
what updates it have...any info !
and cant i manually select what update i need to download & install.


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31 Jan 2016   #18
remm

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Sorry I did not see this sooner. I did check back but there were no replies when I did.

I am sure you are past this now, but for future readers...

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by truemate View Post
^^ remm, So u too facing this prob in p[ast... I have seen many people facing this update prob from mid of 2015.. is there something frm microsoft side (due to releasing of there win 10) ?
Yes, it is likely a poorly coded update that caused this.

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About that Autopatcher, i downloaded it.
Showing me this...... watz that for winsp1 607mb file ?
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You tick the box that matches your OS, like W7 64 bit, or whatever is the case. Then it shows a list of the available downloads for your machine.

I only used it once (a month ago) and IIRC I could select individual updates BUT Autopatcher showed no blurb about what each was for.

After I used Autopatcher, which updated the OS beautifully, I tried the native updater again, and it worked, finally. So Autopatcher must have installed a KB fix for whatever MS screwed up previously.

I also then manually uninstalled some KBs I did not want.

And FTR, I am not updating W7 anymore. That was my last update. Too many updates now are just exploits on MS's part, to send them telemetry or whatnot. The major bugs have long since been worked out of W7 and if I have a specific problem in the future, I will look for a patch to address that problem. But I am no longer updating as a matter of course... the list of KBs to avoid has gotten too long to bother.

I hope you got through your update.
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