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Windows 7: Updates won't install

07 May 2011   #21
albanberg

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Nevermind on the download question. I have the SP1 and something else downloading. Not the original 4 that failed, in case you're wondering.


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07 May 2011   #22
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hopalong X View Post
They are in the Temp folder Derek.

So they try to install everytime he boots. A loop effect. I don't know where the Win Update Temp folder is or where to find it.
I never needed to.

So they are not showing as a download to install so he can't hide them.
Well, how about disk clean up?

Disk Cleanup - Open and Use

It'll clean Temp files.
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07 May 2011   #23
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Try it out I'm not sure. I'm confused myself now.
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07 May 2011   #24
rbeldua

MS Windows 8
 
 

have you tried the windows update troubleshooter it may fix problems that prevent windows from updating itself, click the start > control panel > under system security look for find and fix problems with windows update. see example.
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07 May 2011   #25
albanberg

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I think it's fixed now! Thanks guys!
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07 May 2011   #26
albanberg

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Rbeldua, I tried something similar, related to the updates that were failing and it didn't work. Thanks though.
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07 May 2011   #27
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by albanberg View Post
I think it's fixed now! Thanks guys!
I hope so.

I ran out of ideas.

Mike
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07 May 2011   #28
johnnya

Windows Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Could you share the solution you used so that it may help someone else with this same problem.
Thanks
Regards
JohnnyA
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07 May 2011   #29
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

He hid the updates after turning Win Update to "Notify" instead of "Automatically download and Install updates."

Mike
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07 May 2011   #30
albanberg

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I also hid the original offending updates.
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