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Windows 7: Windows Update caught in loop (stuck at getting updates)

31 Oct 2015   #1

Windows 7 64bit
Windows Update caught in loop (stuck at getting updates)

It seems that my Windows Update is stuck in a loop of getting the updates. I tried using a diagnostic executable available on Microsoft's website to fix the issue but it apparently did nothing. Does anyone know any other possible solutions?

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31 Oct 2015   #2

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
How long has it been searching for updates ?
It okay to use Restart.

It's been unfortunately common
I believe it's the update system updating it's self first before offering any update to load by the user.
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31 Oct 2015   #3

Win 7 Home Premium x64/Linux Lite 2.6 x64

Updates are taking hours in some cases.
Forum member I assisted stated it took her 7 hours for updates to show.
Be patient.
Set computer to sleep never
start windows update
Patience is a virtue!
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