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Jim McArdle December 14, 2016 Reply I'm not totally ignorant on these things but this had me perplexed. Is there some reason why my reply is not appearing on other computers that come to this page? I am running Windows 7 Home Premium on a Lenovo SL510 Troubled-no-more says: 5 years ago Thanks a ton. I was going to try the last process in this article to stop the windows update service, run the microsoft fixit tool for windows update issues and then install the latest Source

Type FilesNotToBackup, and then press ENTER. 4- Quit Registry Editor. 5- Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK. About Us Contact Us Digital Edition Customer Service Gift Subscription Ad Choices Newsletters Privacy Policy RSS Terms of Service Agreement E-commerce Affiliate Relationships PCWorld CATEGORIES Business Laptops Mobile PC Hardware Printers For those that get told that spyware causes the problem: Maybe it does, but in my case it was a problem from Day 1 with a brand new PC and new Thank you Thank you Thank you! https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/2730071

Windows 7 Won't Download Updates

Let us know if need more help. In wondering why Microsoft didn't publish this, I realized that they have a vested interest in making it as hard as possible to keep this version on-line. That option just isn't there for me to check. Here are a few other things you can try: Check for malware.

Kishore Kumar Tandab says: 5 years ago Thanks a lot for posting this. What now? Rickterscale says: 5 years ago I had this problem on Windows Vista, and this solved it. Windows 8.1 Won't Update To do so: Open an elevated command prompt.

Lifesaver 🙂 Kezza Tee January 15, 2017 Reply A really good article, and after following the step-by-step guide, I finally get updates. MANY THANKS!!! thank you sooooo much! http://www.pcworld.com/article/2098429/when-windows-update-wont-update.html I also came across an article on PC World which says to do revert my restore point - but that didn't work, either.

Julian Evetts November 28, 2016 Reply Thanks so much for the detailed instructions and links to files.Crap, Win 7 is just as buggy as Win 3.0, Win 95 etc When will Windows 7 Won't Update After Fresh Install Everything is working just the way it's supposed to. December 21, 2016 Reply Hello Sadat, I'm sorry to hear the steps aren't working for you. working for my laptop after a few day searching to solve this problem..

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Reply Jan February 23, 2016 at 4:41 am Already did CIR check,fix win, hitman pro, still nothing, CIR check-all ok, rebooted pc - no changes fix win - all ok, rebooted http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1744973/windows-update-download-updates.html Programs won't start, they crash until restart, and while multiply clicking windows update check, it fails everytime AND CORRUPTS WINDOWS UPDATE FILES - that made me search for this sollution. Windows 7 Won't Download Updates Charlie September 19, 2016 Reply This worked for me and it is a lot simpler, copy and paste this link. Microsoft Fixit Tool For Windows Update Good luck and good fortune.

THANK YOU! this contact form your instructions were perfect. Reply alvaro Sep 27, 2014 @ 03:12:33 Thanks it works ! 🙂 Reply SusiBiker Sep 30, 2014 @ 17:14:55 I thought when I reinstalled Win7x64, then my mobo drivers, that it I figured they may be related problems. Windows 7 Will Not Download Updates

It's possible the first profile became corrupt. What was required was to install the latest Intel Rapid Storage Technology driver, which corrected all the problems. The Intel update worked but it was not Lenovo provided and now the Turbo Memory won't work. http://liveterrain.com/windows-7/can-t-update-av-or-windows-update.php Ask !

Tweet Like Google+ Comments [161] curtieuk says: 7 years ago Thanks this was really helpful. Windows 7 Won't Install Updates Fallon December 24, 2016 Reply Like a charm everything worked as stated. Craig says: 4 years ago Upgrading the Intel Rapid Storage Drivers did it for me!

I tried deleting old updates, no luck, then downloaded the newest Intel RST and it works again.

Reply Lazar Zoli Aug 07, 2014 @ 23:30:31 After service stop, delet folder, service start, still no update, so I had to run Update "As Administrator", and it works. I don't really have a plan to make one. Worked for me 🙂 Serenity December 21, 2016 Reply Guys, Mine would also get stuck at " searching for updates " if it does that.Restart your computer,Upon restart. Windows 8 Won't Update brilliant! (-)" Reply mbrozo Jun 09, 2015 @ 23:23:54 works like a charm !

Any similar solution for Vista Home premium 32 bit? Fix. All I've seen all over the ‘net with this problem is useless MS fixit's followed by suggested lines & lines of mesmerizing head-f*ck code into command prompt, as if we're expected Check This Out I deleted the previous locked folders (with names like "C:\42c85776e1df4d1b8b5495" etc.) so I knew which update I was working with.

Thanks Big P says: 5 years ago AWESOME!!! NewHardDrive says: 5 years ago Thanks!, Just got a new hard drive for my laptop.