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Windows 7: Windows update problem

21 Aug 2016   #1
scoobydog

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Windows update problem

Howdy

can someone point me to the updates i need to install manually to get the windows update working on a fresh install

I had a post for this but I cant find it.

Thanks


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21 Aug 2016   #2
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Is this the thread you're looking for ?
windows update problem
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21 Aug 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Yep 2 of those updates are on the link DavidE posted

If you go with this process there is a third update that contains everything up till April 2016 in it
Unofficial sp2,
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...ows-7-and-8-1/

KB3020369 & KB3172605 & KB3125574 from the catalog
Microsoft Update Catalog

If you don't want to deal with the catalog I have KB3125574 also on my OneDrive.
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AsjD7o6P3KLKj2TjShn8-SumV1rr
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21 Aug 2016   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

This is what Thrashzone mentioned:
KB3125574 contains all the security and non-security fixes released since the release of Windows 7 SP1 that are suitable for general distribution, up through April 2016.
Itís single, Multi language, 488MB update file (msu). On a recent installation, you must have first to install KB3020369.
For more information read this article: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...ows-7-and-8-1/
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21 Aug 2016   #5
sobranie

win7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Every attempt at updating after a recent win7 re-install ends up with 'Seraching for updates on this computer'.
Anyone know what I'm missing here please?
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21 Aug 2016   #6
Brds7t7

Windows 7 Pro 64-Bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit, Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit
 
 

You need the 2 updates ThrashZone posted.

Here's how I do it when I set up new VM's:

Download the April 2015 servicing stack update https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/3020369

Also download the July 2016 update rollup https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/3172605

Disconnect your internet connection.

Open Windows Update, select 'Change settings' and change it to "Never check for updates". Click 'OK' to exit out of Control Panel.

Open the start menu and type services.msc in the search bar.

Scroll down to the Windows Update service -> right click -> select Properties. Select startup type to 'manual' and stop the service.

Reboot the PC.

Install the April 2015 servicing stack update (KB3020369).

Reboot the PC again.

Install the July 2016 update rollup (KB3172605).

Reboot the PC again once installed.

Go back into Services and change Windows Update service back to 'Automatic (delayed start)' and then restart the service.

Reconnect your internet.

Open Windows Update and select 'Check for updates but let me choose'. Click 'OK'.

Check for updates and it should hopefully pick them up within 5 - 10 minutes (depending on your connection).

I personally don't install the "Convenience Update" as I like to choose what I want to install.
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21 Aug 2016   #7
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Here's a screen shot of the process for stopping and disabling windows update services as already described
Windows update problem-service-stop-windows-update.jpg


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21 Aug 2016   #8
sobranie

win7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for all the info. 3172605,3020369 and 3125574 installed with no probs. Will now await normal updates to resume.
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21 Aug 2016   #9
sobranie

win7 home premium 64bit
 
 

......... and now d/l 58 updates. Thanks to everyone concerned.
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