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Windows 7: New updates to Win 7 every day - really?

29 Apr 2012   #11
criticalpoint

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I'm experiencing a similar problem as the OP, it's seems to install two important updates, and then after that it asks to install 6 updates I have a screenshot to show the problem.




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30 Apr 2012   #12
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64 +Linux_VMs +Chromium_VM
 
 

Hello criticalpoint and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this a new PC or new install of Windows?

The only duplicates I see in your screen print are for two updates that failed on 04/27.
Those two installed successfully on 04/29.
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03 Jun 2015   #13
Kwenbee

Windows 7
 
 

I know this is an old thread, but I am having the exact same issue. I have an HP Mini 210-2145DX. For the past few months, I have had to install Windows Updates every single day, sometimes several times a day. If I do not install the updates, the computer slows way down until I do. I have had to reboot my system three times this morning alone. I have tried changing settings so that updates are done only at one time each week, but it makes no difference. Any ideas on how to stop this?
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23 Jul 2015   #14
SeaRose

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

I too am having this problem. Every night this week (at least 5 nights in a row) before shutting down, windows says its updating 1 of 1 files. I've just checked the update history and the only recent update was yesterday, otherwise it isn't showing any other updates within the week. I've run my antivirus but windows continues to want to update as I'm shutting down. Even now the start button shows the exclamation mark indicating an update is waiting. Normally I wouldn't even have noticed this but its monsoon and once the thunder and lightening hits I need to shut down quick. Waiting for one update every time is kind of frustrating. I've lost too many computers to monsoon
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24 Jul 2015   #15
SeaRose

Windows 7 home premium
 
 

just an update, maybe this will help others. I solved this problem by manually installing the update that I assumed was trying daily to install. Oddly, it did not appear as a failed update any of the days prior, only as a successful update the day before my last post. Just on a whim I did a manual update and now I have no issues with daily updates and I can shut down without delay once the thunder hits ..
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24 Jul 2015   #16
Seffrid

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Following on from SeaRose's experience for anyone else still affected, I'd certainly recommend switching from automatic updates to being notified of updates but not installing them. Then you can identify what you're being prompted to install and see whether it's the same update(s) each day. If it's one you need, install it manually, otherwise hide it. Either way you can then see what happens the next day. In any event, it's always preferable to be in control of the updating process. In addition to asking around here, there are other sites that give advice on each month's updates such as Windows Secrets and ********.

If any problems persist, try posting more details here as to the exact updates that are causing the trouble, i.e. the KB numbers. Hopefully, however, manual installation will resolve the issue.
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