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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Jun 2018
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Posted By meridius21
I have been thinking the same thing as you in...

I have been thinking the same thing as you in that MS are messing up updates on purpose but this isn't funny as it places many people with and without IS suites in a more dangerous situation in a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jun 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I have come across this post, which I haven't had...

I have come across this post, which I haven't had the time to test yet, but has been suggested as a solution to those having Windows Update problems:
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 01 Jun 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I have tried this and so many things until I am...

I have tried this and so many things until I am blue in the face.

I need to think outside the box. Where I am currently residing some websites are blocked as well as VPNs etc. Perhaps Windows...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Unfortunately this plus your other suggestion...

Unfortunately this plus your other suggestion (method 3 - above) didn't work for me.

Updates are working for all other Microsoft operating systems but not Windows 7. I know home users who are in a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Did you disable Windows Update from services.msc...

Did you disable Windows Update from services.msc and then try to run it again from the Windows Update GUI? Can you let us know exactly how?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 29 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I wonder if this post is going to go down as one...

I wonder if this post is going to go down as one of those annoying unresolved problems...

I contacted Microsoft and tested this problem on a clean install Windows 7 Professional with no AV, their...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I have asked Microsoft to clarify their...

I have asked Microsoft to clarify their guidelines in this document. When or if I get a meaningful response I will let you know.

I know of many people whose updates stopped working in 2016 and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I no longer have Windows 7 as my main os nor do I...

I no longer have Windows 7 as my main os nor do I currently have a test system but perhaps this article explains some of these problems:
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
The only way I can test this properly again is to...

The only way I can test this properly again is to do a clean install of Windows 7 on a blank pc and report back. I no longer have my original os - good riddance!...

I had contacted Kaspersky and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I want to say that this has been one of the most...

I want to say that this has been one of the most frustrating problems I have had in my computing life...

Despite reinstalling Windows (i.e. a full clean install) after having repair installed with...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
The firewall is technically managed by Kaspersky....

The firewall is technically managed by Kaspersky. I have looked at some of the other posts but perhaps it is time to raise a ticket with them. After all KIS is paid software...

I can't remember...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Something to do with KIS. Yes there...

Something to do with KIS.



Yes there was a popup to download.

Although this post is related to Windows 10 the problem is similar:
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I'll have to check this again. I shouldn't be...

I'll have to check this again. I shouldn't be unless it's something to do with KIS but this has been around for some time.

IE is set to Automatically detect settings (LAN). I also have Firefox and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I have not had a serious continuous backup plan...

I have not had a serious continuous backup plan for my operating system as a home user, except for the system image that was created after the main clean install quite a while ago. I didn't get into...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Many thanks for all these tips. I have learnt a...

Many thanks for all these tips. I have learnt a lot throughout this process even if the result is not what I wanted.

Does a repair install keep applications like Office etc? If not I will probably...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I guess last night's news was too good to be...

I guess last night's news was too good to be true! I suspected it might be a false positive...

I am back to square one.

CheckSUR.log attached.

Malwarebytes scan attached. Folders shown are...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Yes you are either interested in computing or...

Yes you are either interested in computing or not. For me Security First is the motto especially on an ailing Windows 7 computer.... I attach WindowsUpdate.log. I hope it shows that the process is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
This appears to have righted itself on restart.

This appears to have righted itself on restart.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
There has been a positive development but I am...

There has been a positive development but I am holding my breath...

I uninstalled the AV, tried Windows Update and got error code of 8024402F.

Then I reinstalled the AV and tried Windows Update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I have followed all your instructions and same...

I have followed all your instructions and same result. I will have to look into AV issues and get back to this post with an update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 06 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I attach two logs from last night and also this...

I attach two logs from last night and also this morning. Last night when I did this procedure I was not connected to the internet.

Looking at the worst case scenario I will have to clean install...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
This is the log I should have posted this morning...

This is the log I should have posted this morning (see attached). I will run it again and only post if it shows an error.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
I am going through some other points now... Yes I...

I am going through some other points now... Yes I have gone through this and varying the criteria in Windows Update just to make sure. Still the same error msg...

Also Windows Update says I have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Yes WindowsUpdate.diagcab (if this is what you...

Yes WindowsUpdate.diagcab (if this is what you mean...) works in Windows 7. I just ran it now but the result is the same error code as before.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 May 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,593
Posted By meridius21
Thanks for teaching me what I sometimes lack...

Thanks for teaching me what I sometimes lack which is patience!

KB947821 finally installed this morning after some time. Prior to that I tried disabling my Internet Security suite and running...
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