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Windows 7: Windows Update Not downloading/installing updates. Always using 25%CPU

03 Sep 2016   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Windows Update Not downloading/installing updates. Always using 25%CPU


My windows update has not been downloading/installing anything for a few weeks now, and is always using about 25 percent of my CPU. I just did a SCF scan and here are the results. It did say something was corrupt.

Here is the Log

EDIT: I no longer have a problem. I was doing a bunch of things and then finally noticed that shutdown button had that little symbol that said it would install updates. I guess the reason why my WU download was always at 0kb was because the files were all there.

No more problems, however the scan still said something was corrupt, i would really appreciate it if someone looked through and see what i'm missing.

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03 Sep 2016   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Here's the final few lines of the SFC output...
Line 6494: 2016-09-02 22:48:04, Info                  CSI    00000339 [SR] Repairing 2 components
	Line 6495: 2016-09-02 22:48:04, Info                  CSI    0000033a [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
	Line 6498: 2016-09-02 22:48:04, Info                  CSI    0000033c [SR] Repairing corrupted file [ml:58{29},l:56{28}]"\??\C:\Windows\system32\wbem"\[l:18{9}]"aeinv.mof" from store
	Line 6516: 2016-09-02 22:48:04, Info                  CSI    0000033f [SR] Repair complete
	Line 6517: 2016-09-02 22:48:04, Info                  CSI    00000340 [SR] Committing transaction
	Line 6522: 2016-09-02 22:48:04, Info                  CSI    00000344 [SR] Verify and Repair Transaction completed. All files and registry keys listed in this transaction  have been successfully repaired SFC thinks it's repaired the error.
The reason it says it's repairing 2 errors but only one shows in the log is that this file is under dual ownership - it is pointed to from two locations in the OS - and so it gets a double-count.

If you run SFC again it should show as being clear.
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03 Sep 2016   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Tomat0, just a little suggestion.

Reboot and then do the sfc /scannow again. Sometimes SFC fixes problems on a reboot.

I will go back to watching.
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03 Sep 2016   #4

Windows 7 64 bit

Looks like everything's good. I'll go ahead and mark this as solved.

Thanks fellas.
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03 Sep 2016   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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

Great- good luck!
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 Windows Update Not downloading/installing updates. Always using 25%CPU

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