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Windows 7: Updates fail on W7 and W10

10 Dec 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Updates fail on W7 and W10

An HP z800 computer with an unused, new Windows 7 Pro.
I started off with upgrading and the upgrade kept running with no results. I then created a restore point. Then I uninstalled the few updates already on the computer except the uninstallable Update patch. I ran again the update - and it keeps running.

I then opted for the Windows 10 upgrade. The Windows 10 upgrade is running with no advance to completion.

I don't know what to do. This install is OEM - I do have a HP 3 set Windows 7 Pro restore cd's I could use however I shouldn't have to do this. It's all new and fresh the OS and the machine.

I am inclined to installing retail Windows 7 Pro - that is familiar territory.

PS I bought for the company two of the HP Z800 - the first one I updated and so forth - no hitch. Then I run into this difficulty. Let me know your thoughts if there may be a fix. At least I have the restore that can take me back to when I started this adventure.

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10 Dec 2015   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

1.What exactly are you trying to do?

2. What Windows operating system do you want to use?

3. Are you trying to do a Clean Install of Windows 7 Pro?

4. What operating system is installed on the computer now?

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10 Dec 2015   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

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