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Windows 7: I can't install Windows updates after failed update

28 Jun 2016   #11

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28 Jun 2016   #12

Win7 Home Premium (SP1) 64 bit

OK, I aborted the first step.

Tried to do the second step => screenshot is attached => should I proceed with the step 3?

Additional note: when I shut off my computer, it installed an update. Tried to update the computer, but no luck.

Thanks again,


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29 Jun 2016   #13

Win7 Home Premium (SP1) 64 bit

Surprise, surprise...
Last night, before I turned off my computer, I tried to update, but nothing happened. However, this morning, first thing, I tried to update, and all was OK and it run very fast.
Not sure if the step # 2 actually solved the problem, but all is working fine, including the Windows Explorer.

Thank you for your help!

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