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Windows 7: Clean Win7 Pro install unable to download updates...

27 Jun 2016   #1
paulf22

Win7 Pro 64Bit
 
 
Clean Win7 Pro install unable to download updates...

Hello All

I did a fresh install of Win7 Pro 64Bit yesterday from an OEM disc to a new Samsung 850 Pro SSD.

2 sets of initial updates, which included SP1, went without a hitch with Windows Updater set to let me know when updates are available so I can choose to download etc.

Today I got an alert that there were 200+ updates available for download, I went through them and deselected KB3133977 which can mess with Asus MB's, then hit continue... an hour later my system was still "Preparing to Download."

I changed the Updater settings to Download but let me choose what to install, rebooted, and a short while later I was told there were 173 updates ready to install.

I checked again to make sure KB3133977 hadn't made it back onto the list and hit continue... 15 minutes later my system was still "Preparing to Install."

At this point I figured something must be broken, so considered rolling back through the Restore Points, trying a Repair install, or just nuking the drive and starting again.

But before trying any of the above I've included the CBS file, a screen grab of the SURT tool after 2hrs, the sfc Scannow results, and the results of running the Windows Updater Troubleshooter.

I hope you guys can help... thanks in advance!
Paul




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27 Jun 2016   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Paul,
might be an easy fix, suspected cause >> you installed >> OEM << OS directly to NEW ssd.
your system specs look more like a custom build
please run this tool,
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=52012

Roy

lookin back over your earlier posts does this relate to the VM install?
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27 Jun 2016   #3
paulf22

Win7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Hi Torchwood

I ran the MGADiag tool... please check your inbox... but there's also been some progress of sorts.

After Googling the error message in the Updater Troubleshooter above I manually installed KB3102810, rebooted my system, and was told there were 235 Important/Recommended updates to install.

Out of the 235 updates, 171 were installed, leaving 64 Failed updates, the Error Code on each is the same... 800F0902.

Any suggestions?

Thanks!
Paul
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27 Jun 2016   #4
paulf22

Win7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Hi Torchwood

Okay, I'm going to mark this as Solved. Manually installing KB3102810 after running the Windows Updater Troubleshooter seems to have done the trick; my system is updating again without any issue.

I went through ALL my updates, after sorting them by name, and was able to see that each string of Failed installs of the same file was followed by a Successful install of the file after running yet another batch of updates this evening.

There were, however, 5 individual files that were just "Failed;" I downloaded each one and attempted to manually install them, and in each case I received an, "...update not applicable to your computer," error message.

My system now appears to be all caught up!

Thanks for helping!
Paul
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28 Jun 2016   #5
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

No worries,
ignore the PM read that before this.

Roy
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