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Windows 7: Windows will not update

28 Oct 2016   #1
Lila

Windows 7
 
 
Windows will not update

I cannot get my updates. when I search for them it goes around and around. I left it going this morning for 3 hrs and it still showed me nothing, only searching and the icon going around and around.

Can I get some help on this plz? I have to go out for a few hours, but will check back here when I return,
tyvm


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28 Oct 2016   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Follow these instructions exactly.
First, set Windows Updates to never check for Updates.
Next restart your computer, then install KB3020369, if not installed.
Then install KB3172605.

Windows updates should return to normal. You can then reset your updates to automatically check for updates if desired

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3020369

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605
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4 Weeks Ago   #3
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

will do as you say above, but I have one question first. I do not want windows 10 to install. when I set my updates to automatically install will windows 10 be in with these automatic updates:
ty
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Windows 10 should not be offered any longer. You do not need to set it to automatic, however, I usually set it to ask me before downloading but do this after all the steps are performed.
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4 Weeks Ago   #5
Lila

Windows 7
 
 

well the instructions you gave me for windows worked. I had 227 updates and it took over 12 hrs to do. I thought it would never end LOL
thank you very much for all your help.
Happy Halloween to you!
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4 Weeks Ago   #6
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

You're welcome, Happy Halloween to you as well.
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