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Windows 7: Failed updates

18 Jul 2016   #1
sfleury

Win 7 - 64 Bits (French)
 
 
Failed updates

Hello
I'm preparing to upgrade to Windows 10

But before I want to have a "clean" Windows 7

As I checked the Windows 7 update history, I see that there are 12 "failed" updates
When I try to see what updates are "waiting", I get a message that says something like : "Windows cannot search for updates and you must restart your computer to complete the previous installation" (sorry for the approximation, but I use a french version fo Windows !)

So, I restarted the computer (several times !) but nothing happens either at "close" time or at reboot time

Could i "force" the removal of these failed updates and come back to a clean situation ?

I attach 2 screen captures if needed

Thanks for your help Have a good day


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18 Jul 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Sfluery,
In point of fact its actually better to do a clean install rather than an update.
(any unreported minor corruptions can/will be moved to the new OS)

No screenshots on post.

Try this link from our W10 sister site.
Clean Install Windows 10 Directly without having to Upgrade First - Windows 10 Forums

Roy
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19 Jul 2016   #3
Serge Fleury

Windows 7 -64 Bits
 
 

Thank you very much for your answer ... and your comments

On Windows 7, I applied all needed updates -
Meanwhile, I downloaded the files for a "clean" Windows 10 install and looked at the pages you recommended
Thanks again Have a good day
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