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Windows 7: Win Update, AutoPatcher and Manual Update Attempts All Stall

15 Nov 2016   #11

Windows Pro 64 bit

It's been a while since anyone answered this. I'm still stuck with an undated version of win7. I'd like to change that and wonder if there's anything else I can try to update my system, short of going to win10 or a clean install.

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16 Nov 2016   #12

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

Hi Ellen,
can you
Re-Register the Windows Update files

To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Open an administrative Command Prompt window.
  2. At the command prompt, type the following command:

I believe one of the above is causing/missing from the WU agent.

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17 Jan 2017   #13

Windows Pro 64 bit

Hi Roy,

Thank you for your continued help. I'm finding this so tedious that I have put off working on it. I have many instances of the files you mentioned. Should I register them anyway? Here's what I have on the first four. (Long strings are all different.)
Thanks again for helping me out.


not found in system32
5 instances with this path, long string varies
c:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-w..wsupdateclient-core….long string

1 instance in system32
1 instance in syswow65
10 instances in c:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux….long string

not found in system32
5 instances in c:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-w..owsupdateclient-aux….long string
5 instances of wuaueng.dll.mui

1 instance in system32
5 in c:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_
2 in c:\Windows\winsxs\x86_
5 in c: windows\winsxs\wow65
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17 Jan 2017   #14

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

Hi Ellen,
Sorry bout the delay slipped under the radar

can you run this kb

then set windows updates to automatic

If that does not work and its taking to long to sort we could try a repair install.
this will require a W7 SP1 disc do you have one if not we can get you one.

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