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Windows 7: Windows update takes forever to find updates and stuck

22 Feb 2016   #1
xkarolis

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Windows update takes forever to find updates and stuck

Hello guys, so i reinstalled my windows like 4 times and it didn't work. I need to update all the drivers because that is important for the system. And I know that there is lots of updates that needed to be install. But as I mentioned in tittle it stucks. And if i restart pc. It says that i never tried to check for updates. I tried some youtube guides but didn't work. Last time I reinstalled my windows was 2 years ago. And I did not had that problem. So pleasee any tips ? And i am on laptop.


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22 Feb 2016   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You can set the computer not go sleep and let it search for updates for 20+ hours. The list should come in by then. Or, you can manually install the latest version of the Windows Update Client (KB3135445) and that should reduce the time that it takes to get the list.

Be patient. The update process has changed/slowed for fresh installations.
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23 Feb 2016   #3
xkarolis

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

Okay I will try, but stupid question can I install other updates? In that time? For example update my Nvdia drivers?
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23 Feb 2016   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

You can install other stuff during that time, but any restart of the computer might also restart the update search time.
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23 Feb 2016   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
It's best to not do anything until windows updating is complete.
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