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Windows 7: windows update won't update

26 Feb 2017   #1
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 
windows update won't update

says checking for updates.... nothing else happens.

windows 7 pro, sp1.... Toshiba tecra R850 laptop.

Ive tried many tips on google, none seem to work. any ideas how to get the update to actually work and find updates? thanks.

Oh I did run windows update diagnostic. it found one error which explained nothing.




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26 Feb 2017   #2
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

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26 Feb 2017   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Post this information
Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

Also see if these instructions on post #2 was done
Windows Update will not update and I've tried multiple fixes
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26 Feb 2017   #4
torchwood

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

is this the comp you were talking about last June?

Roy
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27 Feb 2017   #5
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

I dont think so ive not had this pc very long.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
is this the comp you were talking about last June?

Roy
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27 Feb 2017   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Would of been nice to follow up on this post too while you were at it

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
Post this information
Windows Genuine and Activation Issue Posting Instructions

Also see if these instructions on post #2 was done
Windows Update will not update and I've tried multiple fixes
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28 Feb 2017   #7
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

tons of stuff to read in those links, have not had time to look at them yet. over the weekend hopefully.
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28 Feb 2017   #8
torchwood

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

see your Dual booting with Apple.

W7 needs to be the primary OS.

run this, copy/paste output 5 min job.
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=52012


Roy
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28 Feb 2017   #9
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

not dual booting. I have a pc and mac, they are separate.
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01 Mar 2017   #10
macgig

Mac OSX 10.6.8, Win 7 home premium sp1
 
 

windows update works now. not sure why it stopped. since I had no important data on the computer, I did a factory reset. its installing 201 updates. thanks for the help appreciate it.
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