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Windows 7: Windows Update - Reset

22 Jun 2017   #290
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Jim, :)

I found a direct download link below for it from Microsoft to help.

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9665683


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22 Jun 2017   #291
JamesEJ

win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thanks Bud! Ran it and its named title was "easy fix 50202". Went to win7 updates and it was cleaned out. So I am gonna
wait and let $M do its own thing on trying to provide missing updates. Will be in touch, Jim
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21 Aug 2017   #292
Gravitytr1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I just wanted to thank you for this article. Saved me so much extraneous hassle! Doing good in this world.
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21 Aug 2017   #293
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm glad it could help Gravitytr1. :)
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21 Aug 2017   #294
RockFox

Windows Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I found a very easy fix for:
Fix: Windows 7 Update stuck on "Checking for updates"

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wiki/windows_7-update/fix-windows-7-update-stuck-on-checking-for-updates/ad6cfeef-232a-49b4-a57b-39978eea6630?auth=1



This article shows you how to fix the "Checking for Updates" loop on Windows 7.

Why this problem occurs

Inside Windows Update, there is a small piece of software called an agent. The agent contacts Microsoft's servers and downloads any available updates.

In order to function properly, the agent on your computer must be the same version as the one on Microsoft's servers, otherwise your computer will not be able to communicate with the servers. Several months ago, Microsoft updated its servers, causing any Windows 7 machines with the old agent to fail when trying to connect. This incompatibility between computer and server causes Windows Update to get stuck.
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20 Apr 2018   #295
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

The Windows Update Troubleshooter does, I assume. basically the same thing as these reset bats? As none helped. The latest KB4083118 keeps wanting to install and nothing fixes it except simply hiding it.
Quote:
April 10, 2018—KB4093118 (Monthly Rollup)
Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
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20 Apr 2018   #296
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Peter, :)

The .bat files in this tutorial are a bit more thorough than the troubleshooter.

The issue with KB4083118 appears to be from installing KB4093113.

April 17, 2018 - KB4093113 (Preview of Monthly Rollup) Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums

April 10, 2018 - KB4093118 (Monthly Rollup) Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums

So far, just hiding KB4083118 is the solution.

Windows Update - Hide or Restore Hidden Updates - Windows 7 Help Forums
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20 Apr 2018   #297
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Strange.....I wish I knew what was going on at MS as they seem to be slipping badly in recent years. at least in the apology department.
Thanks :)
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20 Apr 2018   #298
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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