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Windows 7: Anybody else have "REALLY SLOW" Windows Updates for .net Framework 4

18 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Anybody else have "REALLY SLOW" Windows Updates for .net Framework 4

Was wondering if anybody else has recently gone through some Windows updates that just seem to take absolutely forever to install? I thought that my new box had a hardware issue last night because it was installing about 6 updates and it seems liked it was sitting there for like 30 minutes.

Today at work, I'm updating a Windows 7 64bit Enteprise machine and it's been cranking for quite some time on 10 updates. KB2604121, KB25656351, KB2532531, KB982670 are a few of the KB numbers. These names seem very similar to what I saw from home last night on my new box.

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18 May 2012   #2

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM

Yup - dot nyet updates have always been painfully slow on all of my Windows installations.

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18 May 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

All .NET Framework updates are slow, but you might want to run the Windows Updates troubleshooter.

Open the Windows Update troubleshooter

You could also disable your anti-virus program while downloading and installing these updates.
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