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Windows 7: windows 7 update stuck at "checking for updates..."

26 Jun 2017   #151
djpete

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

will give it a go and update how I go. Appreciated.


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26 Jun 2017   #152
djpete

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

says already installed for the updates. :-(
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05 Jul 2017   #153
s0rteh

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jdlweb View Post
Just follow my above list, if it is already installed it will tell you it is.
This has "NEVER" failed and I own a computer repair shop. I, like many others have always looked for a way to streamline Windows 7 updates. This is the solution that will accomplish three things.
First KB3020369 is a prerequisite to install the roll up package
second (KB3125574) is a roll up package to reduce the total umber of updated needed at the end
Third (KB3102810) will help with the high CPU usage during updates
Fourth (KB3112343) is the update client first release
Fifth (KB3172605) is the next release
Sixth (KB3161664) is the September 2016 update client release

Although like some others have mentioned, you can cut some of these out and it will indeed update, however this will reduce our actual time needed for installing all security updates...
Iíve just joined the forum to say much thanks to jdlweb. I was having problems with Windows Update( last update was on Dec 2016) and had spent almost a week trying out multiple solutions without any success. Finally, I followed all the steps above. As my system had installed a couple of the updates, it prompted me and I moved on to the next update. Everything else went well.
After the final boot-up, Windows Update identified 30 new updates and they have all been installed. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
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15 Aug 2017   #154
usao

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
32-bit update instructions?

Do you have a copy of these instructions for Windows 7 32-bit?
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