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Win7 new installs - long delays for updates

Q: Win7 new installs - long delays for updates

As a lot of people are experiencing a problem with new installs not updating, judging by the number of new threads on this issue, to save a lot of people a lot of hassle, you may simply have to wait a few days for automatic updates because new Win10 installs updates are taking priority.

Here's a tip to the mods/gurus etc. If you see someone start a thread with these problems, just tell them they may have to wait a few days. Even better, create a Sticky about this issue. You'll make life much easier for yourselves and spare others a lot of hassle. Very simple.

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Preferred Solution: Win7 new installs - long delays for updates

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Hello and thanks for reading.

My Win7 system has run without issues for years now (I keep a clean, well-organized PC). However, within the last few months (I believe it started in late November or December) Windows Update simply stopped working (FYI, I have it set to automatically check for, but not install, updates, at which point I trigger the system to download and install). It's been "Checking for updates..." perpetually for hours (never left it for more than, say, four hours) until the present.

I made some rudimentary attempts at fixes, like running Windows Update Troubleshooter, but nothing worked. I did receive a few errors at one time (that I didn't record), but then whatever steps I took seemed to clear them. Now it simply goes nowhere.

The same applies to Windows Defender. I believe that one of the updates that my machine is unable to download and install is a Defender definition update.

At some point, I read about a fix that included resetting your Windows Updates, which I was able to implement to at least some degree. I believe that this involved booting in safe mode, clearing C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution and deleting all files. So now my update log appears clear (as if I've downloaded no updates), but the updates through November 2016 are still clearly installed.

I assume that this is inadequate information for an accurate diagnosis, so could you please let me know what you need and, if somewhat involved (error report, etc.), how to... Read more

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Switched over to a 120gb ssd today on my gateway NV53 and did a fresh install of windows 7 (downloaded ISO and installed from usb). I decided to update to win10 from the microsoft website. It downloaded and installed well, but now it's been stuck on the "check for updates" step for over 2 hours with no progress indicator.

A:How long to check for updates? upgrading from win7 64bit

The problem is that the version of Windows 7 may be several years old with Service Pack1. It is not uncommon to pick up around 200+ updates depending on the products installed in Windows 7. For example, if you installed Office 2010, Office 2013 or office 2016, it may pick up a few more fixes.

If I have a fully updated Windows 7, it will still take anyway from 15 to 30 minutes to check for updates depending on your system configuration and CPU. However, 2 hours is little too long.

Just be patient, it will finish anytime now! Cheer!

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After upgrading to xp pro from 98se I'm finding very long delays when opning programs. It's always the first program i open after xp loads. i.e. if i click on the the ie icon nothing happens for a bout 3 to 5 minutes. my system stays idle and than after 3 minutes or so, the hd led will blink every other second and about a minute later the broswer will open. Durning the wait I know the system isn't frozen cause i can still have control of the mouse icon. Once i get over this hump things run pretty smoothly. The question is ... is this caused by XP? or something else? please help.

A:very long delays

I have noticed that on xp the system take a little long to fully boot eventhough you see a desktop and can move the mouse it still is loading stuff in the back ground. Also the delay may becuased byt the big jump from 98SE to XP. Can you tell us what you system stats are that might help us narrow the problem.

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W7x64 current, NISv20 current, open IE10 and it takes a minute of steady HDD light time for the system to take the next click. Same conditions using FF current. Restored to an earlier date last night in hopes of clearing problem. Reinstalled NIS and updated it. No error messages, scans run before restore - Malwarebytes free, no errors; SuperAntiSpyware, no errors, NIS full scan, no errors, NPE, no errors. Currently running a full scan with Eset.
Thanks
Dick

A:long delays

Update; Eset found nothing, problem persists

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After opening MSN, and I work for a few mintues, I get long delays, especially with MSN, but with everything. Before that I noticed I had trouble updating my anti-spyware programs (SPybot S&D, and AdAware).I've reinstatlled and uninstalled both of them, and re-installed ZoneAlarm. Even reinstalled my virus checker (V-com). I've removed Adobe (seemed like that had problems) and Real Player.I ran the spyware program from Zone Alarm, plus two other virus scans (ewido, and Trend Micro). Ewido had problems, too.I removed cache and anything extra, defragged, ran a registry cleaner.I notice that every time I click the mouse, ZoneAlarm indicates activity with the web.I don't know why things suddenly go so slow - I wait and wait for an email to open, or to switch programs. Task Manager does not indicate high usage.I'm wondering if MSN and messenger themselves are the problem.Any ideas? Here's the HJ log:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:32:52 PM, on 9/10/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\VCOM\SYSTEM~1\... Read more

A:long delays using MSN

Hello what_the and welcome to the BC HijackThis forum. After reviewing this HijackThis log I see no signs of viruses or malware at this time. The log is clean.

I would suggest posting a question in the Windows XP forum and following their guidance. My guess is that the system is missing many of the services needed to operate properly.

Cheers.

OT

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For the past couple of weeks everything i open seems to take forever....Internet pages apart from Photo Bucket opens fairly quickly it's everthing else on the lappy that's so slow...from clicking to open anything it can take up to 30 seconds...the timer just hangs there...things do eventually open even OE.

I've googled entries from my HiJack log and can't see anything untoward although there are some unknowns that stump me.

Could someone who knows how to read them take a look for me please.

Running WXP SP2 on an IBM R51.
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 19:14:35, on 19/03/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\IBM\IBM Rapid Restore Ultra\rrpcsb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TpKmpSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Fil... Read more

A:Long delays on laptop

have you tried restore ?
 

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First off I had the downloadable windows 7 x64 7100 rc installed on my computer for a long time and decided instead of pirating win7 this time I would actually buy it using the student edition x64 pro downloaded. So i tried to install this after downloading it and extracting it and everything worked ok until it does the final startup where it shows the black screen and it is supposed to show "windows is preparing your computer for its first start" or something to that effect, but that screen never shows it just shows a black desktop and a mouse cursor and nothing else.

I then formated my drive and tried installing a few of my other win7 dvds from previous versions i had downloaded (older builds). all of these did the same thing. I got out my winxp 32bit disc and it installs just fine.... so I just made my downloaded student version into a bootable disc and I am trying to install that now and see what happens.

anyone have an idea of why the setup would stall after I have expanded the windows files, installed features and updates and completed installation (the checklist screen). but I cant get to the "preparing computer for first start" screen?

cpu: phenom II x4
mboard: msi m4a79t deluxe
mem: crucial ballistix
vid: ati hd 4870

A:Install is stalling and has very long delays

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fistsofgod


First off I had the downloadable windows 7 x64 7100 rc installed on my computer for a long time and decided instead of pirating win7 this time I would actually buy it using the student edition x64 pro downloaded. So i tried to install this after downloading it and extracting it and everything worked ok until it does the final startup where it shows the black screen and it is supposed to show "windows is preparing your computer for its first start" or something to that effect, but that screen never shows it just shows a black desktop and a mouse cursor and nothing else.

I then formated my drive and tried installing a few of my other win7 dvds from previous versions i had downloaded (older builds). all of these did the same thing. I got out my winxp 32bit disc and it installs just fine.... so I just made my downloaded student version into a bootable disc and I am trying to install that now and see what happens.

anyone have an idea of why the setup would stall after I have expanded the windows files, installed features and updates and completed installation (the checklist screen). but I cant get to the "preparing computer for first start" screen?

cpu: phenom II x4
mboard: msi m4a79t deluxe
mem: crucial ballistix
vid: ati hd 4870


Just before desktop it loads a bunch of things including your video driver, etc

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Hello!

I didn't think I had a problem because yesterday I managed to get the system to boot up. However, today apparently is a new day.

Yesterday, I had the computer on in the morning - no problem starting up. Shut it down for about an hour - then started it back up again. I had a printer that is not always on, turned on before the computer was turned on. It took forever for the 'windows is starting up' screen - so I shut it down and turned off the printer. Started it back up - many times - without success. Finally I sat there for about 1/2 hour doing other stuff and it finally came on with all programs.

Later in the day - after another shut down - we had no problem starting it up.

This morning, first start up was fine. Second one - about 2 hours later - took at least 20 minutes for it to work its way through the start up screens and is now operating.

I have downloaded Hijack this and submit my log.

IF there is any clarification you can offer - I would sincerely appreciate it

Thank you

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:12:12 AM, on 11/28/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Disclaimer: This is my mom's laptop, I am in no way held liable for what the logs in the zip file may show..

OS:
Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Original OS - Came with laptop from Best Buy - OEM Version
Laptop is about 1 year old, have never re-installed Windows on it.
Hardware:

Gateway NV55C03u
Pentium P6100
Intel HD Graphics
3GB DDR3 RAM (1x Elpida 2GB stick, 1x Kingston 1GB stick - Came this way, I have done no upgrades to this laptop)
320 GB Hard Drive
Symptoms:

Slowness attributed to commands causing the computer to "think". For example, right clicks to bring up context menus will sit for 10-30 seconds before bring them up. Hovering over the start button (or clicking it) will freeze everything but the mouse for 10-30 seconds. Placing the cursor into a field (actually clicking to place the blinking line) to type will hang for 10-30 seconds.
BSOD randomly. I think it has something to do with the iaStor.exe timing out (from the event logs), but then other signs point to something about a Kernel having a problem.
Cannot complete a "sfc /scannow", it stops around 76%. "sfc /verifyonly" will complete to 100% and tell me there were problems found, but skimming the log I did not see anything stand out at me. I don't know what I'm looking for though and there are thousands of lines of log.
Can't do chkdsk error I get is - "Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use." So I schedule it to run after a restart. During startup, the screen go... Read more

A:Functions cause long delays, BSOD

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dogiebitt


Disclaimer: This is my mom's laptop, I am in no way held liable for what the logs in the zip file may show..

OS:
Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Original OS - Came with laptop from Best Buy - OEM Version
Laptop is about 1 year old, have never re-installed Windows on it.
Hardware:

Gateway NV55C03u
Pentium P6100
Intel HD Graphics
3GB DDR3 RAM (1x Elpida 2GB stick, 1x Kingston 1GB stick - Came this way, I have done no upgrades to this laptop)
320 GB Hard Drive
Symptoms:

Slowness attributed to commands causing the computer to "think". For example, right clicks to bring up context menus will sit for 10-30 seconds before bring them up. Hovering over the start button (or clicking it) will freeze everything but the mouse for 10-30 seconds. Placing the cursor into a field (actually clicking to place the blinking line) to type will hang for 10-30 seconds.
BSOD randomly. I think it has something to do with the iaStor.exe timing out (from the event logs), but then other signs point to something about a Kernel having a problem.
Cannot complete a "sfc /scannow", it stops around 76%. "sfc /verifyonly" will complete to 100% and tell me there were problems found, but skimming the log I did not see anything stand out at me. I don't know what I'm looking for though and there are thousands of lines of log.
Can't do chkdsk error I get is - "Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use.&q... Read more

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Hi
i was wondering if anyone can give me some advice about my computer
my specs are
Asus M2n sli deluxe
2gb ddr2 800 ram
Amd Athlon x2 6000+
430w thermaltake psu
3 WD sata HDDs
asus 8600gts

i have got this computer for over a year and a half now and it has been working smooth and quickly with no instability etc, but recently i have been experiencing some lag or long delays when i close a program like IE or firefox or even my computer, i have a program that monitors my cpu and ram usage in real time, every time this lag or delay happens there is high RAM usage not so much high cpu usage, but i have noticed my ram gets use up quickly. as in when i have my common programs running eg fire fox, chrome, msn, skype, and some odd utility progs my ram can go over 50% usage when i watch movies also ram usuage can get over 70% . which i feel this is not normal and quite unusual from the earli days of me using this computer this had not occurred before.

at first i was thinking this is a software problem but i have done a format of this computer but it didnt seem to heap
so my 2nd guess was that a piece hardware starting to fail aka the Ram
or my computer is over heating too much?
correct me if im wrong

does anyone know why my computer is very hungry for ram?
and also give me some advice on this, if you need fore information on this i can let you know
thanks in advance
 

A:Long delays when I close a program

Please run Memtest on your Ram

Please run a Drive Diagnostics on your HardDrive
 

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I don't quite see an answer to my specific problem here. I use Thuderbird 2.0 for email and firefox for browsing. When I have a web link embedded in the body of email and click on the link, it takes a very very long time for firefox to start and open to the linked page. By long time, I'm talking at least a minute. Understand that firefox by itself opens without issue when I click on its icon. clicking on links embeded in web pages is also not an issue. It's only when the html link is in another program such as Thunderbird. I don't see the answer in the 'firefox hangs' link and otherwise cannot find the answer.

Suggestions?

A:Clicking Weblinks In Email Causes Long Delays

Hello,

At a glance, the process would be a variation of this model.

Email recieved->Link clicked->find program to open link-> Start firefox-> email client access firefox in memory-> give the browser dirctions->done.
|
Firefox loaded into memory->addons started->directions recieved-> follow directions-> done.

This is the basic process that will happen, granted it shouldn't take that long to complete.
Have you tried letting thunderbird use a different browser? if it is quicker on another browser then it is likely that FF has a problem.

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My machine has always handled browsers in what I consider to be normal manner. Click a link and within a second or two the (called for) page is loaded. Until a couple of days ago web browsing has been more than satisfactory. 
 
I presently have a major issue calling up any website or page. From the moment I click the link to the time the page loads can be 15-20 seconds and in some cases much longer. This happens with all the major browsers. I normally use Chrome.
 
I have a home wireless network using an Asus RT-N66U wireless modem. It provides wireless signal to 5 computers (3 laptops, two workstations) and my son's Xbox. I have run "http://www.speedtest.net/" on all machines (not Xbox) and other than on this machine I am consistently getting 40-50 mb/sec download speeds (I pay for 50). On this machine "speedtest.net" won't even measure or provide speed information.
 
The wireless adaptor in this machine is a D-link DWA-552 installed in a PCI bus on an ASUS P7P55D-E Pro motherboard. In order to determine if this adaptor was the problem I disabled it and plugged in an Asus USB-N53 adaptor I normally use on my other workstation machine (on it I get the 50 mb/sec download speed so I know the Asus adaptor is good). 
 
With the D-link disabled and the Asus enabled as the functioning adaptor I get no increase in performance. Both adaptors are identical in their performance. This leads me to believe that Windows 7 or another piece of software is respon... Read more

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Whenever I open a new IE or explorer window, the window appears, but then hangs for 20-30 seconds (task manager lists it as "not responding") before continuing normally. This occurs however I run IE/explorer - whether I open IE via the start menu/quick launch, open My Computer from the start menu, Start/Run a folder path, open a new window with ctrl-n, open a link in a new window, or open a popup. When opening one window from within another (ctrl-n, popup etc.), both the source and new windows freeze, though not other IE windows that happen to be open at the time.

I'm on Win XP pro, with all relevant automatic updates installed.

I've done an up to date virus scan, and AdAware hasn't found anything malicious. Hijack log is:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.96.0
Scan saved at 12:47:10, on 12/08/2003
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\OpenManage\Client\Iap.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
d:\apps\SophosAV\SWNETSUP.EXE
d:\apps\SophosAV\SWEEPSRV.SYS
C:\Program Files\Intel\ASF Agent\ASFAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
D:\apps\SophosAV\ICMON.EXE
D:\apps\PuTTY\pageant.exe
D:\apps\PuTTY\putty.exe
D:\apps\PuTTY\putty.exe
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I am having a problem with a very slow laptop, especially on boot up the disk light goes for a while. It also take it forever to open the file explorere and then twice as long to list the items in C:. I have run Spybot S&D, AVG 7.5, SuperAnti Spyware, LAvasoft and Windows Defender, all come up clean. Attaches is the log file from Hijackthis. I appriciate any help you can give me. Thanks...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14.39.09, on 05/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Programmi\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Programmi\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Programmi\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Programmi\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Programmi\Intel\Wireless\bin\ZCfgSvc.exe
C:\Programmi\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exe
C:\Programmi\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EOUWiz.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\tsnp2std.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vsnp2std.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Programmi\CyberLink\PowerCinema\PCMService.exe
C:\Programmi\File comuni\PCSuite\DataLayer\DataLayer.exe
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A:Long Delays & Excessive disk usage.

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Particularly in Outlook 2003. But also in other programs. I will click on Outlook to open and it will open up just fine the first time, but if I close it back down and try to open it again, it will take 5-6 minutes to open. The round "waiting" icon will appear, then it will go back to a normal mouse pointer, like nothing is happening.. then about 5 minutes later, Outlook will finally open up.

Other issues include installations taking a long long time to complete. Or Windows explorer taking a while to open up. I've uninstalled and reinstalled MS Office 03, I've also ran a complete virus scan and a complete spyware scan using spy doctor. Still the same results.

The specs are...
Vista 32 bit home premium
AMD 64x2 5200+ Windsor
2x1 GB Corsair ddr 800
foxconn 7600gt 256 gddr3 pci-e x16
ASUS m2n-plus sli vista edition
WD 250gb 7200 sata 3.0gb/s






Here is the hijackthis log if someone can help. Thanks!




Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 10:58:53 PM, on 10/12/2007
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16546)

Running processes:
C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\csrss.exe
C:\Windows\system32\services.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
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A:6 Month old Vista install now has long delays...

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Hi, I hope I'm doing this right and I hope that whoever is looking at this knows how much I appreciate your time. This is for a client of mine who is panicking a bit because she can't do her business because of the freezes and black screens and other issues that seem to crop up when I'm not there. I'm sure some of it is user error, but something just doesn't feel right with this system. I hope I've given you enough information! I'm sorry I didn't record what happened at various steps. I wasn't expecting to end up here. Anyway, I'm excited to learn more about this issue and how to better help my clients when something like this happens.

KB2667702 update won't install (went through various fixes)
Did a sfc scan. It replaced a few files.
Quickbooks seems to lock the computer when it's running and the computer hibernates. The mouse is sometimes visible, but ctrl-alt-del/win-L/ctrl-shift-esc do nothing
kapersky tdsskiller turned up nothing
Malware-bytes turned up something:
Files Detected: 2
C:\Windows\KMService.exe (RiskWare.Tool.CK) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Users\Nina\Documents\Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus x64 and x86 14.0.4743.1000 Full Activated\ACTIVATOR\mini-KMS_Activator_v1.051.exe (PUP.RiskwareTool.CK) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
SuperAnti-Spyware may have also turned up something.
MSE was run, but I don't remember if/what it found.
When logging i... Read more

A:Sudden long delays in launching apps; a lot of freezes; some flickering

Greetings step_hane and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary. If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that. ===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would also like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met. Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance. Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please... Read more

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I have a new T470p (type 20J6) with Windows 10 Enterprise x64 Build 16296 and System Update v5.07.0065. When I run System Update I am shown 11 optional updates. I select all these updates, click 'Next >' then 'Download'. The packages are downloaded and installed (9 successful, 2 could not be installed) then I reboot the laptop. If I then run System Update again I am offered exactly the same 11 optional updates. I've been through the entire process 5 or 6 times now. How can I 'reset' System Update so it doesn't keep offering me the same updates which it says have been successfully installed? UPDATE: If I install and use the 'Lenovo Companion' app and select 'System Update' from there I am told 'No updates are available. Your system is up to date'.

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I just wondered how long does your install of Windows 7 last?
I top out at 1 month and re-installed my 7en about 15 times since it RTMed(because of bugs).
What about you, whats your experience about Windows 7?

A:How long between two installs of Windows 7

0 times after RTM. I will reinstall once updates start to hit WU tho, because atm im updating with currently 31 "unoffical" updates.

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I've been experiencing BSOD over the last year. I'm pretty sure it's happening after automatic windows updates. I'm now experiencing delays in typing and mouse usage sporadically throughout the day. Not sure if they are related.

Desktop PC - Custom Build
Windows 7 64 bit
i7-2600K 3.4GHz
GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD4-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3
Corsair Vengeance Blue 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM Dual Channel Memory
NVidia GeForce GTX 470
Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 ATA
Dual 27" Acer Monitors
ESET Nod32 7.0 AV

Any Help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

A:BSOD after Win Updates + Mouse & Keyboard Typing Delays

Configure the system to collect "small memory dumps" following: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD

Reduce items at start-up: Startup Programs - Change

Perform a clean boot: Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Please run these tests and report back the results.

1. SFC /scannow to check windows for corruption - SFC /SCANNOW - System File Checker
2. Disk check for errors on the hard drive - Run Disk Check in Windows 7
3. Troubleshoot apps by a clean boot - Performing a Clean Startup
4. Memtest86+ paying attention to part 3 - RAM - Test with Memtest86+
5. Hard drive test from HDD mfg website - Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

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All of a sudden my computer started taking 30-40 seconds for Windows to start loading after the BIOS display. I noticed a 3 second message on the screen that said "Realtek PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Boot Agent, Press Shift-F10 to Configure".

I've played with the setting in both Realtek and my BIOS but can't find a way to stop it.. I did an internet search and found other users with the problem but no solutions. Using an AsRock X58 board with Intel i7 2.6 GB processor (OC'd to 3.6 GB) with Win 7 Pro. I've gone through all the obvious BIOS settings and found no problems.

Anybody have suggestions?

A:Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Boot Agent delays Win7 Startup?

Problem Solved

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Hi;

My problem is that installing software or running Windows Update takes loads of time (6 minutes longer than usual) while the system otherwise appears to run quickly. Running Win7x64 and Security Essentials.

Upon troubleshooting, I found that my computer cannot make System Restore Points, and it apparently tries to do so for 6 minutes. I deleted all restore points, expanded the space to 100%, and turned off and on system restore, without any success - I cannot create a restore point. My VSS service seems to be running just fine. The specific error is EID: 8193, and the text is:
Failed to create restore point (Process = C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe /d srrstr.dll,ExecuteScheduledSPPCreation; Description = Scheduled Checkpoint; Error = 0x81000101).Any ideas of what to do next? I'm stuck.

A:Long application installs, unable to create a restore point

UPDATE: So, I turned off System Restore and now my original problem is solved - installs, uninstalls and updates go along at the speed they did 3 weeks ago. However, I'm left with a potentially more insidious problem. Although I've never in years had to invoke a restore, it's clear I am exposed in a new way, so I will not mark this problem as solved.

Doing a Malwarebytes scan right now.

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Hello,


Please help! I have Windows 10 Home Version 1703 OS build 15063.632 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor. I have the Intel Core i5-2450 CPU @ 2.50 ghz and 16GB RAM. I have been having a nightmarish time today with "not responding" popping up whenever I try to do pretty much anything such as open an app or web browser. Also, whenever I click on anything there is a long delay in response and there is even a delay when I type. I also completed the most recent Windows 10 Update yesterday. Prior to that I was having some slight issues last week but they were nothing like the issues I am having today. I had thought it may be a virus or trojan, but I ran numerous scans with windows defender and malware bytes in regular and safe mode and nothing came up. I also posted on the security forum here on Tech Support but had received no response from anyone after posting my logs.

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Hello,


Please help! I have Windows 10 Home Version 1703 OS build 15063.632 64-bit operating system, x64-based processor. I have the Intel Core i5-2450 CPU @ 2.50 ghz and 16GB RAM. I have been having a nightmarish time today with "not responding" popping up whenever I try to do pretty much anything such as open an app or web browser. Also, whenever I click on anything there is a long delay in response and there is even a delay when I type. I also completed the most recent Windows 10 Update yesterday. Prior to that I was having some slight issues last week but they were nothing like the issues I am having today. I had thought it may be a virus or trojan, but I ran numerous scans with windows defender and malware bytes in regular and safe mode and nothing came up. I also posted on the security forum here on Tech Support but had received no response from anyone after posting my logs.

A:"Not Responding" and long delays after clicking icons or typing...

Let's take a look at your system hardware specifications. Please follow this guide on how to get those specifications:

How to find your system specifications - Tech Support Forum

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Hi, my problem is that My Computer takes at least 5 minutes to load with the little flashlight and then it can freeze (in which case I will "end task" and the desktop will restart itself!), and if I click on a drive I will have to wait another five minutes. Also, other files/folders/programs take up to 2 to 3 minutes to appear.

I have tried disabling and stopping WIA and changing the dword values for items in the registry as I saw on another tech website. Norton, SuperAntispyware and Adaware are not detecting any critical threats either.

My Network Connections folder is empty and I get a warning message telling me so. I use only one computer BTW.

I have some errors/warnings n System with DCOM (ID: 10010 and 10005) Service Control Manager(7026 and 7001), and Win32Time(36) as well as in Applications with MSIInstaller (11719 and 1015) and AutomaticLiveUpdate (101).

Me and everyone else in my family would reeeaally like to aviod a reinstall....and we're too poor right now to buy a good and new computer.

So if there is another(hopefully simple and fixable) answer that will free my computer I would really appreciate it.

It's a Gateway (eww) and a Windows XP Home SP2 with 256 MB of RAM
 

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i;ve been experiencing some unusually long delays at the welcome screen followed by a black screen that stays on for sometime. During the black screen, the cursor is visible and I am able to move the cursor.

The problems seem to start after I installed a long list of updates and SP 1.

Immediately after it reaches the desktop and before the icons appear, i see a small window titled "amd accelerator....." that disappears very quickly then the icons load.
Now, the asus ROG software always gives me a fan speed warning because i connected a corsair h70's pump power cable to the cpu fan plug so it keeps telling me the fan speed is too low. By right it should appear above the windows task bar but somehow on my system it appears BEHIND it.

I've googled and looked thru various forums and tips, including checking days of ntbtlog.txt, where




Quote:
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS x4
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\DRIVERS\srv.sys


are the only ones that stand out. nothing else appears out of the ordinary.

some sites suggested changing back and forth the domain or workgroup. I've tried it. doesnt work.

I've even reinstalled the network drivers even though device manager shows nothing wrong.

There was a mention somewhere about 1 windows update K ----333 (the name ends with a 333 or something) causing boot delays but I dont have it installed.

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A:Long delays at Welcome screen and subsequent black screen

tarui

Please use this tool and upload all the files for us to review

But off hand.... disable everything that you see in the Startup... let us know how it goes...

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my pc wont let me install any anti virus programs. i have a legitimate copy of Windows Vista Home Premium and it wont let me install microsoft essentials or mcafee. i am currently unprotected and windows defender or windows itself will not update. i am also being prevented from removing certain programs. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU IN ADVANCE.

A:no installs or updates

Hello,And welcome to BleepingComputer.com, before we can assist you with your question of: Am I infected? You will need to perform the following tasks and post the logs of each if you can.Malwarebytes Anti-MalwareNOTEMalwarebytes is now offering a free trial of their program, if you want to accept it you will need to enter some billing information, so that at the end of the trial you would be charged the cost of the product. Please decline this offer, if you are unable to provide billing information. If you want to try it out, then provide the billing information.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program bef... Read more

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic405604.html

78 views and no reply. thanx in advance for any help you can give me.

A:no installs or updates

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Finally took the plunge and got a 3 pack Win7 Home.

I've done searches in google and on the forums and everything points me to Local Policy (which I have done for years with XPPro), which Home doesn't have.

I read about Parental control, problem is, I need to disable my wife/in laws from installing apps and from what I read that doesn't really prevent them from installing apps anyways.

Is there anyway to do it in Home edition? Not really concerned with wife/in laws as much as I am with kids. Although they only have access to Miniclip and handful of other sites, some of these apps/links/download/installs can get nasty.

Sorry for a newb question.

Also I've been using ProCon for Mozilla site control with WinXP Pro. Should I stick with that or does Win7 offer anything new as far as website access. I simply need to define which sites kids can access.

TIA

A:Disabling App Installs with Win7 Home

  
Quote: Originally Posted by chaos


Finally took the plunge and got a 3 pack Win7 Home.

I've done searches in google and on the forums and everything points me to Local Policy (which I have done for years with XPPro), which Home doesn't have.

I read about Parental control, problem is, I need to disable my wife/in laws from installing apps and from what I read that doesn't really prevent them from installing apps anyways.

Is there anyway to do it in Home edition? Not really concerned with wife/in laws as much as I am with kids. Although they only have access to Miniclip and handful of other sites, some of these apps/links/download/installs can get nasty.

Sorry for a newb question.

Also I've been using ProCon for Mozilla site control with WinXP Pro. Should I stick with that or does Win7 offer anything new as far as website access. I simply need to define which sites kids can access.

TIA


The best way to prevent others from installing applications is to setup seperate user accounts. your must be an "Administrator" account with a password, and that of your wife should be a "Limited" account, for which a password is no necessary.

Then, turn up UAC to it's maximum level (always a good idea this, even if you only have one user account). With UAC at it's maximum, whenever your wife is logs in with her user account, and then attempts to install software, she will be prompted for a password, which will be you... Read more

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I have a couple of questions about dual booting 2 instances of Windows 7 x64 Ultimate.

1. Is it legal to use the same copy / license to install Win7 twice on the same PC (2 partitions)? **EDIT** I found my answer to question #1 ... I will need a second license (no problem, I have an unused Home Premium copy I can use for the "Dummy" partition).

2. Is it possible to require a USB thumb drive to be installed to boot to the 2nd installation/partition? If so, how should I go about doing this.

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Dual Boot (BIOS boot order = 1-USB, 2-HDD)
Win7 x64 "Dummy" (1st partition)
Win7 x64 "Main" (2nd partition)
Booting without USB thumb drive boots to "Dummy"
Booting with USB thumb drive boots to "Main"
"Main" partition is hidden from "Dummy" (Can remove Drive letter for "main" in the "dummy" install)
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I'm not really sure how else to explain this other than the USB thumb drive sort of acts like a key to unlock/unhide/boot the 2nd Win7 installation.

A:1 PC, 2 Win7 installs, 2 Boot Options

The best way to do what you want is to shrink C by enough for the second install, then boot the Home Premium DVD to Custom install to the space which you shrank. Clean Install Windows 7

This should configure a Dual Boot menu with each OS as a choice. Give a secure password to Home Premium so that only you can boot into it.

To keep Home Premium from being seen from Ultimate in Explorer, enter Disk Management in Ultimate to remove the Home Premium drive letter: Drive Letter - Add, Change, or Remove in Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums

To gain even greater control over your PC you can enter BIOS setup to set a BIOS password needed to even get past the BIOS screen.

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See attachment. Has anyone else had trouble installing this update? I just ran a Windows validator on Windows 7 (legitcheck.hta) with said it was valid software (duh), and I have been able to install other updates and patches, except this one, which has to do with:

Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Restributible Package (KB973924)

I have it downloaded, but each time I try to install it, it fails. Is there a reason for this?

A:Windows Update installs all updates but this one.. Why?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by djpurity


See attachment. Has anyone else had trouble installing this update? I just ran a Windows validator on Windows 7 (legitcheck.hta) with said it was valid software (duh), and I have been able to install other updates and patches, except this one, which has to do with:

Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Restributible Package (KB973924)

I have it downloaded, but each time I try to install it, it fails. Is there a reason for this?


Hi and welcome

What error message are you getting on fail?

If no message you can go into event viewer (type eventvwr in search) go to the windows logs>applications tab, and systems tab. Look for updates and see what event ID and "source" are listed and let us know what they are.

Kenn J++

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Shortly after 3 am today, I noticed my Win 7 SP1 computer was about to automatically restart in order to complete installing updates. Before I could abort this, the computer restarted. And I immediately noticed that wretched Icon to "Get Windows 10" in my notification tray, with no way to remove or disable it.
When I checked my view updates history in Control Panel>Windows update, I saw that no less than 39 "Recommended" updates had been installed on May 31 - some issued as far back as 2012. Not one of them applied to issues on my system (the ones fixing problems with Lithuanian and Russian currency spring to mind as examples). In short, they all looked like updates I had hidden.
I checked my Windows Update settings, and Automatic Updates was still disabled. I went to Windows Update, and my "Hidden Updates" folder was empty. Well, at least I knew the what and where, if not the how and why, of what had happened.
Well, it was easy enough to uninstall the update that put the "Get Windows 10" icon in my tray - I just uninstalled the KB3035583 update from Control Panel in the usual way. Only took 3-4 minutes, including a system restart. Great - one uninstalled useless update down, only 36 to go. That should only take 2-3 hours.
But KB2600217 and KB2901983 were .NET Framework updates I had hidden back in 2015. And when I check Windows Update, it is now offering me no less than 12  Important .NET security updates that have been issued ... Read more

A:Windows installs hidden updates

Did you install the recent Win 7 SP1 KB3125574 convenience rollup? Maybe they got installed via that rollup??  Or did they get automatically installed because you didn't install the roll-up?
I have Win 7Pro+SP1 (32-bit) and I've only been offered MSE updates in past few days...
Make sure you specifically cancel the upgrade to Win 10 by clicking the link in the upgrade box to Change or Cancel... Just clicking the red X to close the box does not cancel the update. Clicking that X means you accept the upgrade and it will happen without further warning.
MS has been getting way too pushy and doing things without permission recently and that needs to STOP!

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I have been running with PCs since CPM, and have gotten away from many a blue screen...but this one is tough.
Usually I think I run a tight ship, with SafeXP but....

OS: WIN XP SP3 Prof.Ed.
Avast free
Disconnected from network.
Backed up, Console installed, Registry backed up.

Logs:
GMER works,
DDS does not, even DDS.htm or .scr. Even in Safe mode. Logs posted. "This tool does not support your Operating System" bogus error. Hijaak This file supplied.


Symptoms:
Security logs initally were full of a svchost service accessing the internet by disallowed of high port number. Searched but nada. The trouble seemed to get nasty when IPv1.6 was added by a MS update. It seems the raccoons figured out how to make a tunnel under the Network Service, so that the network icon in the taskbar was not blinking when I was accessing the network. PC disconnected.

Novell Netware was spontaneously installed but I defeated this and removed IPv1.6.
It looked like the network was sent to a filtering site, and then to the address of interest.

RKill helped get the Network Service behavior back. Now it shows I am disconnected.

Symptoms:
Avast intially reported rootkit in locater.exe (replaced with clean copy but no effect).
Many boots have a dirty byte set so CHKDSK.exe runs on C drive.
RKill reports many fake error messages but does not find anything in the log when it finally runs. It did work though.

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A:Nasty Rootkit, no updates, no installs.

OK, I read the instructions on Kapersky TDSSKiller, downloaded latest:

Both the TDSS.exe versions came up blank on Alureon.

So this would seem to suggest the virus is not Alureon-related or a new version.

Still a lot of CHKDSK activity...wondering if this CHKDSK file could be corrupted?

RKill clearly shows hilarious bogus MS errors.

Bootkit?

N.

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When I get ready to shut down it gives me the option to install updates everytime I get ready to click the shut down but and it didn't do this before.

I have a screen shot of what happens when I get ready to shut down...It's always on update 1 of 1. I thought it would eventually finish updating, but it must be a glitch or something. It's been going on for about a week. Help please, thanks in advance.

A:My computer installs updates 1 of 1 when I shut down.

Welcome Caramelfyneqt.

It would be helpful if you knew what update this is trying to install? Perhaps going to Windows Update on your computer and try to find out what update it is trying to install?

That said, perhaps this will fix your problem :- How do I reset Windows Update components?

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Hi all,

On more than 1 occassion I have been offered an update immediately after I had successfully installed it (as confirmed in update history). I would venture to say that in about 50% of the times the update is no longer offered a second time after I reboot(whether or not instructed to by Vista). However, that still leaves me with plenty of occassions where I have to install the same update 2 or 3 times to be sure "it took" and the fact that this happens at all lol

Thanks in advance for your help!

A:Updates keep getting offered after successful installs

Hello Viviand,

Welcome to the Vista Forums.

Next time that happens, instead of downloading and installing the updates again, try clicking on the check for updates button on the left of WU. See if this updates WU or still finds that you need the updates.

Gary

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Hello; I hope any1 could help me with this error;
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100)

that's all i get every time i try to install or upgrade. This started when i did an upgrade on my ubuntu box; now i dont even have sound and I can update or install anything without getting this:

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (100)

HELP PLEASE
 

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I've been left with two versions of Windows 7 on my hard-drive after twice installing it from an upgrade-disc. I want to know how to get rid of the earlier version if possible.

Using an upgrade disc, I did a custom install on an old XP machine. Unfortunately this install ran grindingly slow because the entire CPU was being eaten up by 'System Interrupts'. I eventually rolled the machine back to XP, which created a 'Win 7' folder containing the old 7 OS on my PC.

I then did a second custom install from the disc. Again it was slow, but this time I managed to identify and disable the hardware conflict at the root of it. Now everything runs fine.

The 'Win 7' folder from the first install is still there however. It doesn't appear under 'Remove previous versions' in Disc Cleanup and I can't find any other way of removing it. I've tried unlocker, changing permissions and deleting it in Safe Mode, but none of these have worked.

Does anyone have any advice? I have a relatively small hard drive and the 8gb being taken up by the 'Win 7' folder is badly needed.

Many thanks. Simon

A:2 installs has left 2 copies of Win7 on my drive

SOLVED! Changed folder name to Windows.old and removed it via Disk Cleanup.

To Moderator - No need to Post this Thread. Thanks.

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I will start by saying I built the machine myself and originally I thought it was a ram stick, found one that I took out and the freezing stopped but it was the coincidence. It will freeze sometimes within 5 minutes or 1 hour. It is seemingly random. It will freeze with the full 16gb of ram and when i take out the stick with 12gb as well, and I figure its not the ram anymore and thats why I turn to you. I think it may be a software bug or something thats not installed. I have tried to install all the drivers that are out and the freezing happens sometimes when i go to install a program, download a driver, download a torrent, it seems during processes it just stops, screen locks up and it needs to be re-booted. Cant alt-tab, cant alt+ctrl+del or anything. Is there a program I can run to check everything? or a log or screenshots of a file or anything that you guys could use to diagnose? I'll get you anything you need, its frustrating that such a beautiful machine is freezing Also another thing that makes me think that its software rather than hardware is the fact that when i try to install windows updates they fail with an error 800B0100 and I have tried resetting the updater and running Microsoft tools and troubleshooters, nothings working.

Specs:
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
AMD FX-8150 Zambbezi AM3+ 8 core processor
16GB Corsair Vengence DDR3 Ram @668 Mhz 9-9-9-24
Asus M5A99X Evo SB910/950
Nvidia GeForce GTX560 2GB
Sata3 Seagate 1TB HDD
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A:My new windows 7 rig freezes during downloads, installs, updates

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7 starting with Malwarebytes scan, Clean Boot and SFC. Stress test your RAM for 5-6 passes or overnight.

Someone with expertise on RAM timing also needs to look at your settings there.

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I've started noticing this recently and I don't know whether it has to do with an Update that was pushed through which changed the way Updates are delivered into new installs, or whether the slipstreaming method used in Update 7 installation media is fouling out Updates actual delivery. Let me describe what happens to see if anyone else recognizes it:

Updates are set to Automatic choosing "Use Recommended Settings" or "Install Important Updates" during the OS install so are presumably downloading in the background as soon as the new install gets online.

Then doing a Check For Updates begins an endless loop that may not resolve at all until one notices that there is a yellow ! on the Shutdown button which begins install of a large group of Updates. Today it was 189. So I shutdown and these tick through the entire 189 but at restart quite a few are logged Failed. So I again Check for Updates and this time it says 72 available, but when I select them and start their download, it again stalls at 0% - the tray icon agrees. Soon the yellow ! appears on Shutdown button again and I shut down to see 72 Updates appear to be installing.

The past few installs where this has happened it was a daylong struggle to get them all in. But they eventually all were installed and I could then choose the Optional - which tells me that Important are self-installing without regard to User input. If I had have waited they may have all installed at once queued by th... Read more

A:Strange behavior of Updates during recent installs

They should just come out with a Service Pack 2 already for 7, but I guess we all know that won`t happen.

You should always set it to ask me later, then to inform you but let you decide.

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What do you guys recommend for this purpose? Anything to avoid?

A:Tool to monitor all your installs applications for updates?

Originally Posted by x509


What do you guys recommend for this purpose? Anything to avoid?



You could try:

PowerShell PackageManagement (OneGet) - Install Apps from Command Line - Windows 10 Forums

I do not use native or 3rd Party software managers, but have been tempted to implement the PowerShell solution. I tried it for a while, but my software collection is not that big. The good thing is that the above solution has most, if not all, of the software I use (it is a canned package, but you can build your own repository and add other software)

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Just did updates today, 1 important and 4 optional. Have not researched yet which one exactly but one of those put GWX back on my PC despite having previously disabled OS Upgrades through group policy. When I checked my group policy is was set back to "Not Configured".

KB915597
KB2952664
KB3102429
KB3035583
KB3112148

Edit: Seems like KB3035583 and KB2952664 are the culprits.

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Craeted iamge for T520 Win10 and deployed, clients are trying to install windows updates repeatly when turnrd off, don't complete do to Write filter being on. What is the prefered method of diabling updates on a Win10 image? I would think the base image would have this pre configured?

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Shortly before christmas I dropped my laptop and damaged the HDD. I had to get it replaced and have windows reinstalled etc.

Now there are a lot of little things acting up, and I'm thinking it could be because supposedly important updates aren't installing.

I still get the sign next to shut down on the start menu, which suggests updates will be installed, but they're constantly coming up as failed.

This is my update history, and the highlights ones are commonly failing.

Any ideas?

EDIT: Oh, and the error codes are all 8E5E03FB if that helps.

A:Since 'fix', laptop no longer installs important updates

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data.

Please also post an MGADiag report - repair shops have an 'unfortunate' rep with reinstalling the OS.
we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
(download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.


Please also state the Version and Edition of Windows quoted on your COA sticker (if you have one) on the case of your machine (or inside the battery compartment), but do NOT quote the Key on the sticker!
How to Tell

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Hey:
 
There are 4 options to set MSE updates.
 
I have MSE updates set to: "Download updates but let me choose whether to install them."
 
But MSE with no warning, decides to start downloading and installing updates, and automatically shutdowns which requires a restart.
 
This usually happens when I walk away from the computer for a few minutes. I come back and the update already installed and shutdown, which requires a restart.
 
The problem with this is if I have open programs on the screen or processor work I am working on. The download installs and then shuts down, and I have to restart the computer. This wipes everything off the screen. Sometimes Firefox saves the open programs, sometimes it doesn't.
 
Most importantly to me, is the shutdown/restart doesn't save whatever I was working on the word processor. Which if you worked for 2-3 hours on a project and it disappears because of the shutdown, is not good a good thing.
 
So what's the trick to setting MSE so I can control the download/installation/shutdown/restart thing? So I can save my processor work beforehand?
 
Thanks in advance for any help.

A:I have set MSE updates for manual install, but it auto installs anyway?

Hi
 
Not recommended, but you may wish to change your Windows Updates to a similar setting.

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Hello,
I spoke with the VLSC and they told me that to be able to install ESUs onto windows 7 installations that we would need to do the following:

Purchase a single licenses of Windows 10 with software assurance to get imaging rights and downgrade supportReimage each windows 7 system in the curstomer environment with the volume license service center windows 7 image iso

I would expect the updates since they are basically downloaded from a portal to install on pretty much any current install of Windows 7.  Am I correct that we would be able to have the MSP (assuming they have software that can deploy the ESUs) push
out the updates downloaded from the ESU portal to our clients current Windows 7 OEM installs or is VLSC correct in that every system would have to be reinstalled with a new volume license image before the ESUs could be installed on the system?
Thanks!

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