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Windows 7: Windows 7 check for updates problem

12 Nov 2015   #1

Windows 7 professional 32 bit
Windows 7 check for updates problem

Hello! I just installed fresh windows 7 32 bit sp1 and when i check for updates it checks for updates and never stops. It says checking for updates with the green line going back and forth, but never gets any results and svchost.exe using up almost all my available memory. Anyone got any ideas what would the problem be and how to fix it ?

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12 Nov 2015   #2

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10

You need to be patient!
Some isers have reported that they had to leave it searching for 24 hrs before it finished.
One of the updates is one which speeds the process up.
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12 Nov 2015   #3

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Some users have been helped by manually installing this update:
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12 Nov 2015   #4

Windows 7 professional 32 bit

Yes Thank you! it works :) found 250+ updates
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12 Nov 2015   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes, it works fine, finally, but one of my computers had an issue with WMI service after the update, and only after fixing WMI computer started working properly. Both Windows update and WMI run from the same service host, and it is confusing.
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