Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 stuck at update 100 of 234.!

17 Sep 2016   #1
RogueAngel

 
 
Windows 7 stuck at update 100 of 234.!

Newly installed Windows 7 on an HP laptop. 24 hours later, after logging out, it said updates needed. No problem there, except there were 234 updates needed.! I didn't turn it off, just left it overnight to do its thing. This morning, it's installing update 100... and has been for the past 4 hours. I powered down, waited 20 seconds, powered back up, to the same page. "Installing update 100 of 234"... I don't know what to do now.?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Sep 2016   #2
RogueAngel

 
 
Can't download or install 'fix'.

Thank you for the tip. Unfortunately, I cannot download or install anything, as I can't access my laptop, due to it being stuck on the 100th update. And I can't dowload from this tablet.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Sep 2016   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I'd sit it out or start over with the install
It's a lot easier to clean install these days with the unofficial sp2
There are essentially 3 updates needed for a clean install of windows that will get you updated through April of 2016

KB3020369 & KB3125574 & KB3172605 all can be downloaded from the M$ catalog using internet explorer
Microsoft Update Catalog

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...ows-7-and-8-1/
When manually installing updates you need to switch your update settings to Never check for updates and restart the machine first.

After restart you will need to ensure the built in windows update service is stopped and set to manual first too or it will conflict with the stand alone installer.
Windows 7 stuck at update 100 of 234.!-service-stop-windows-update.jpg
Afterwards reset the windows updates service to what it was before and update settings to your preference and check for updates
Should be only 50 or so updates left to install.

I have all three updates needed on my OneDrive too if you can't or don't want to deal with the catalog
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AsjD7o6P3KLKj2TjShn8-SumV1rr


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

18 Sep 2016   #4
RogueAngel

 
 

Turned off auto-updates and restarted. Had to wait for 29 updates to install. Found and clicked download on the recommended updates. KB3020369 and KB3172605 are already installed. KB3125574 not applicable to my computer. (?) Does this mean it's already installed, or that I don't need it.?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Sep 2016   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Once other updates are installed yes KB3125574 becomes not applicable to the machine
Only KB3020369 can and must be stalled in advance to be able to install it
KB3172605 just has the latest update client in it so it should technically be installed last after the other two and should solve any issues searching for the remaining updates not included in KB3125574 which was good up to April 2016.

So if you want to use KB3125574 you'd have to start over from the dvd or flash installer.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Sep 2016   #6
RogueAngel

 
 

As the first and last are already installed, I'm not going to complain. Just hope I don't get the 234 updates window again...

Thank you for your help TZ.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows 7 stuck at update 100 of 234.!




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 update stuck at checking for update.
Hi I can't install any of the update as it is checking forever. i did a fresh install of windows 7. Thanks Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ----------------------------------------- Windows Validation Data--> Validation Code: 0 Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows update stuck
I've been working on a client's computer for a while, and none of these problems apparently started before Microsoft Office (multiple versions) were installed. Among other, now-resolved issues, is the problem with Windows Update. I've uninstalled and removed all traces of Microsoft office, but none...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows update is stuck
Hi i recently did a factory reset on my PC . Everything is going well except that windows update takes forever , i took a 30 minute shower and it was still going ,i tried to use a wireless connection to see if that works but it didn't .i tried to see if going to safe mode helped but it didn't . ...
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows 7 stuck on Welcome after update
Last night, my computer automatically ran Windows Update when I turned it off. Now, this morning, it doesn't get past the 'Welcome' message when booting up. First, I tried to boot in safe mode and run system restore, but the oldest restore point did not fix the problem. It even made it worse,...
General Discussion
Windows 7 update stuck at preparing update.
The update in question is .netframework 3.5 I have tried the windows update fix it program and that didnt work. I have tried renaming the sofware folder in windows folder to old. but that does nothing. I dont know what else to do. I do not getting any error codes.
Windows Updates & Activation
Windows Update won't update, stuck at 0%
My windows update does not like to load! It takes a very long time and sometimes causes explorer to crash! When I checked, I had 92 updates to install. When I click download and install, it would freeze and stay there for a long time. I tried to use the Fix it application, however that gets stuck...
Windows Updates & Activation


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:05.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App