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Windows 7: Windows can't find/install updates

03 Sep 2017   #1
EthanWhite

Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1
 
 
Windows can't find/install updates

I'm using Windows 7 Professional SP1 and whenever I try to install updates, it gets stuck on the "searching for updates" screen for several hours. :(

I need to install the newest .NET framework, but it says it can't install and sends me here:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-7-windows-ser

I tried running the Update Installer there, but it has the same problem, it gets stuck on the "searching for updates" screen.


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03 Sep 2017   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You'll need to get some installed manually first starting with these in this order
KB3020369
KB3125574
KB3172605
I have them all on my onedrive 32 or 64 bit
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To manually install them refer to this threads post #2
Windows Update will not update and I've tried multiple fixes Solved - Windows 7 Help Forums
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