Paul Rotenberg I read half way down the comments and gave up - after I had used this method to kick start the updates on a clean install of 7x64. Goes well with success here too! Here are a few options that may work for you. I too had to download the extra files at the end to get it to work, but I finally did.Thank you! this contact form
After the above updates are installed, run msconfig.exe again and this time choose "Normal startup". W7 came loaded on my Dell pc, so I can't get the reinstall from Microsoft. Paul December 27, 2016 Reply After 2 moths of frustration I found and followed your advice steps 1 to 13 and Windows 7 Professional 64 bit windows update now works exceedingly
This problem has been bugging me for weeks now. Windows 7 Updates Not Working steve pooke November 27, 2016 Reply Thanks a lot for this article. I can't reasonably promise the steps will work in every case, but I wanted to share my experience with getting Windows 7 to update correctly after having issues with it myself I then installed those 2 updates. * I'm now working on 44 of them.
Restarted the PC after going through all of them (it installed updates during the reboot process) then went back in and checked for updates. Windows 7 Update Not Downloading haleem My problem non downloading of windows 7 ultimate solved thanks a lot Craig Thank you!!!!! Dharma Widmann Great job! Andrew December 15, 2016 Reply This worked the second time around.
Windows 7 Updates Not Working
If the new updates which upgrade Windows Update client version, are not installed in a Windows 7 machine, it starts giving this annoying issue and the Windows Update program hangs at official site Deepak December 23, 2016 Reply After a week full of 24×7 frustration, torture by Microsoft online chat support destiny finally brought me here on this article and boy I truly have Windows 7 Update Problems Try to stay away from important system files. Windows 7 Update Not Working 2016 KB3161608 file is not available anymore, according to its page the update is superseded by KB3172605.
Hoping to simplify the update process on a fresh install, in May 2016 Microsoft released what has been dubbed the "Convenience Rollup," encapsulating many Windows 7 updates that came after the release weblink I have tried everything. If anyone else has that problem, just be a little bit patient and see if it completes. One quick question... Windows 7 Update Troubleshooter
So is KB947821. I tried running the tools in How do I reset Windows Update components?, but this did not fix the issue either: No matter what I do it just hangs on the While Windows 7 still has extended support into 2020, Vista's extended support ends April 11th, 2017. http://renoscanner.com/windows-7/windows-7-update-troubleshooter.html COMING TO SOLUTION: TMLSS: In the end I noticed Windows Update stopped working just after SP1 update (KB976932) was installed and I solved every issue by following these steps: Go to
Not really sure if Microsoft servers are struggling or what but Windows Update worked much better last year. Windows Update Not Working Windows 7 64 Bit Andy D. I found that when I disabled Windows Update, the download would not work at all.
Chris December 31, 2016 Reply Two words: unlimited gratefulness!
Karl For what it's worth, we had to manually stop the Windows Update Service between each and every manual update, and then start the Background Intelligent Transfer and Windows Update Services Thanks!!!!! Scott Option #1 worked for me. Windows Update Problems It worked PERFECT after making myself crazy for over a month.
My computer at our small business is incapacitated.....and taxes are due by Monday!!! It comes in both 64 bit and 32 bit editions. share|improve this answer edited Aug 20 '16 at 20:29 Peter Mortensen 7,267135281 answered Dec 11 '15 at 22:36 viridian 6911 2 Wow. his comment is here Why does MS have such a major problem fixing even the simplest of bugs????
If it doesn’t, read on. Should be easy to check next time some other idiot has a problem. Also tried Fixit tool, but it says no issues found. I guess many non-technically oriented people happily use their W7 and wonder not why no updates.