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Solved: Windows updates keeps installing/re-installing the same update over and over

Q: Solved: Windows updates keeps installing/re-installing the same update over and over

Windows updates keeps installing/reinstalling the same update over and over again. I looked in my update history and it shows that they are installed successfully every time. What should I do and is this using space on my laptop by re-installing over and over again?

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A: Solved: Windows updates keeps installing/re-installing the same update over and over

It is not using any space. Right-click the ones you already have and hide them so they don't come back.

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Hi forum. I'm hoping somebody can help with my pc issues. I have a toshiba sattelite running Windows 7 sp1 64 bit. For the last couple of weeks Ive had issues with updates not installing and now installing successfully but then installing again. One of the updates is IE 11 which fails to load but I have anyway running. I have tried lots of stuff like Fix it and microsofts hotfix and the latest thing was the repair thing from Tweaking.com all to no avail. My system appears clean as I have done lots of scans with all the recommended stuff. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance Jay

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Hello,

My windows update has not been downloading/installing anything for a few weeks now, and is always using about 25 percent of my CPU. I just did a SCF scan and here are the results. It did say something was corrupt.

Here is the Log

https://www.dropbox.com/s/8j7lt40rcbebvm4/CBS.zip?dl=0
EDIT: I no longer have a problem. I was doing a bunch of things and then finally noticed that shutdown button had that little symbol that said it would install updates. I guess the reason why my WU download was always at 0kb was because the files were all there.

No more problems, however the scan still said something was corrupt, i would really appreciate it if someone looked through and see what i'm missing.

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hey guys, im trying to update my computer with updates but it is refusing to move, i left it alone for an hour and refuses to move, i ran a sfc/scannow and it said it found some files but was unable to fix all of them im downloading and installing that feb 2013 thing now, but does anyone have a step by step solution or anything like that?

A:windows update installing 157 updates 0kb of 0% complete

Hiyya MF is this a new install or not? and take a look at htis too

Windows Update Posting Instructions

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Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2656351)
Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 on XP, Server 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2 for x64 (KB2600217)

Both updates keep installing after successful installing over the last two weeks +. No errors. Ran scannow, no errors. Ran command prompt. fsutil resource setautoreset true %systemdrive%\ and it didn't do anything either. Have uninstalled several times, but it keeps coming back. Ran Fix PC or whatever the Microsoft troubleshooter is and it didn't do anything either. ?

A:Windows Update Framework 4 updates keep installing

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

There are lots of thread about these updates repeatedly installing.

I would suggest doing what I posted here:
update never go away after installing??

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So I did a fresh install of Windows 7 (again), and I shut it down last night and it started installing some updates. 211? I thought it wouldn't take too long. Usually when I have installed all the updates for a fresh install it took no more than 3 hours. But 11??? This is pretty insane. Since I woke up which is about 1 hour ago, it has been stuck on update 177 of 211. I suspect this update has been causing the system to be updating all night because when I last checked before going to sleep last night at 10:30, it was at update 118 or so. My question is why is it taking so long and when will it be finished? Also, is there a way to interrupt this without corrupting the hard drive?
 
The specs of the machine are as follows:
Intel Core i5-4440 3.1 GHz
8 GB Kingston HyperX Fury RAM (DDR3-1600)
EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti SC
1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Barracuda
 
EDIT: I shouldn't say Windows Update, it is supposed to be updating then shutting down.

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Hi

I updated my Windows and it said I had some updates that needed to be downloaded and installed. I went ahead and downloaded and installed them and was asked to restart my PC. When I restarted my PC, it said

"Preparing To Configure Windows. Please Do Not Turn Off Your Computer"

I waited for over an hour now and decided that something was wrong. I decided to restart my PC and everything was fine. Windows update didn't find any new updates so I checked my installed update history. It shows that those updates that I was suppose to install didn't install. The status for those updates show up as "Cancelled".

I was curious to know how do I download those specific updates (Security updates) and install them on my PC?

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Hi forum. I'm hoping somebody can help with my pc issues. I have a toshiba sattelite running Windows 7 sp1 64 bit. For the last couple of weeks Ive had issues with updates not installing and now installing successfully but then installing again. One of the updates is IE 11 which fails to load but I have anyway running. I have tried lots of stuff like Fix it and microsofts hotfix and the latest thing was the repair thing from Tweaking.com all to no avail. My system appears clean as I have done lots of scans with all the recommended stuff. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have uploaded some updates screen shots and some logs Thanks in advance Jay

A:windows update installing same updates repeatedly

Here's what is possibly the cause of your problem...

Code:
Checking Package Watchlist
(f) CBS Registry Error 0x00000002 Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\PackageDetect Failed to open store key
Checking Component Watchlist
Checking Packages
Checking Component Store
Summary:
Seconds executed: 1287
Found 1 errors
CBS Registry Error Total count: 1
This error usually indicates corruption in the registry - and could be the thin end of the wedge.

I would suggest checking your RAM with Memtest86+, using the instructions here... RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Run at least 3 passes - ANY error is one too many!

post back with your results, and I'll see what I can do.

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How do I installing something during the Windows Setup Menu's Installing features and Installing updates? John

A:Installing Updates and Installing features part of windows setup menu

Please correct your sentence. It is not readable.

How do you do what during that phase of install? You don't need to do anything except wait.

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I have a legal copy of XP which has been registered. There are 92 updates that will not install. I isolated KB892130 as the validation tool that will not validate with Microsoft before the other updates can be installed. I have turned off Avast (antivirus), but did not disable it. I have a laptop with Avast on it which has updated perfectly. I have forced validation from DOS but this still doesn't let the updates go ahead.
Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: XP update KB892130 will not validate and stops updates installing

I manually updated each one of the 97, (by now), updates with a shutdown inbetween each one...phew... took 6 hours but it is now updating. So the forced validation from DOS did work after all.
 

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Hi,

To give you some back story, I built my computer the end of August 2012. Ran Smoothly. I decided to get a 60 gig SSD to be the partition that stored Windows. I didnt have much stored on the Main HD so I deleted my original 2TB HD and tried installing on the SSD... found that the SSD was bad and sent it back. Decided just to stick with the 2TB HD. Had some issues installing windows back onto the HD as it would just hang up. Finally managed to get windows installed, had some "Not genuine" issues but that resolved after multiple restarts. That brings me to where I am at today and I feel as though the system has been getting worse. I would normally be fine with just a clean install but with all the issues I had with that initially I am very skeptical of trying it again. I have 5 important updates and 7 optional updates all of which do not install. The Installer just sits on Downloading updates and I have left it overnight with still no result. I am not sure if this is even my main issue but I am beyond the point of figuring it out myself so any help would be appreciated

I downloaded the System Readiness Tool and it Ran. I tried running the sfc /scannow in Admin cmd prompt mode and get a "Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation" I attached my CBS file. Any help you could give or guidance you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

A:Windows Updates Not Installing : Error Unknown (Sits on Installing)

Hello and welcome Faticus just as matter of interest why did you give up on the SSD? was not it under warranty?

That is heck of a drive to be installing on mate just how did you prepare it for the install?

You can run a chkdsk in Windows too > My Computer > right click on the drive > Properties > Tools > Check now - then follow the points in my pic.
You then reboot and it will start a chkdsk (in DOS).

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I upgraded to 7 from Vista, using an original manufacturer disk. It was not a clean install, I installed on top of Vista.

Works fine and I started installing about 200 updates in series of 5-10. Went great until one failed.

It is KB3075220 and error code is 800F0902

I attach a printscreen.

What can I do to fix this?

A:Installing 200 updates after upgrade to Windows 7 -first failed update

Hi Johnny,
That error code is not really a problem.
That KB has been superceeded, but not yet recognised by your system, it may clear itself after a reboot if not you can hide it and carry on updating the rest.

Roy

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Using Windows 7 x64. For several months now I have been hiding windows updates related to IE 9 cumulative security updates. Windows Update would hang during the installation; the progress bar would get stuck at around 50% and I'd eventually have to reboot the machine. The machine would boot and try to continue the update, which would also hang. I'd have to power off the machine and when it restarted, it would roll back the failed update. Sometimes in the course of doing this my machine would end up with Aero turned off and I'd have to get that re-enabled, or restore from a restore point. All other Windows updates work fine. I tried all sorts of things to get past this, from running FixIt for Windows Update to uninstalling IE 9 (so that I could try to install it cleanly; no luck, this too hung) without success. So I finally hid the update.

Since, then however, more IE 9 security updates have appeared and from time to time I try to install them with the same results: hang, reboot, hide the update. Last night I tried installing the IE 10 preview, figuring it would supersede IE 9 and I'd be rid of the issue. No soap; IE 10 wouldn't install.

I'm at the point where this has gone beyond annoying and I'm starting to worry about not having these security updates. I always keep my machine updated religiously via Windows Update and have never seen such an issue before.

Any help would be appreciated!
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0... Read more

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Hey guys,
 
Tonight i built and set up the aforementioned Nuc pc and installed windows 7. However some of the drivers arent installing like the integrated hd 5500 graphics driver and the engine management one. These 2 pop up in my windows update as "important updates" but i get failed messages when i try and install them.
 
Thank you,

A:Intel NUC5i3RYH, Windows 7 Update not installing important updates

I regard Windows Update as a last resort for installing drivers, and suggest installing the drivers supplied by Intel for the board:
 
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/83257/Intel-NUC-Kit-NUC5i3RYH
 
If you have had driver installs fail, it may be necessary to boot into Safe Mode and delete failed installations from Device Manager and install again if you continue to have installs fail.

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Hello,

I have Windows 7, SP1, with Windows Update configured to:

"Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them"


I am now unable to work on my computer when first setting Windows Update to download updates.


This is because once Windows Update has installed updates, a Windows Update screen showing a "Restart" button flashes on to the screen but then without any input from me, the computer reboots, losing me all my personal work that was in progress.

When I say "without any input from me", I mean that I do NOT click any reboot button.

This issue seems to have occurred for the first time, following the installation of Security Update
KB3185319, but of course I do not know if it really is connected with that.

I would appreciate a solution to this issue.

Thank you.

Robert339

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I have 3 Updates I've been trying to install for a while, however they seem to keep failing. I've never had any issues previously with Windows Update, and I keep the computer relatively clean. I've tried a few troubleshooting steps ( Such as running my Registry Cleaner, Fix-its from Microsoft )

I am getting the Error 80070643. I ran the Fix-it from the Microsoft Website - Windows Update error 80070643 and the Microsoft Office Source Engine Service is already running.
I also went here, and ran the Fix-it which resets Windows Update, In Aggressive Mode - How do I reset Windows Update components?

Ran Windows Update again, Same error.

I’m running Windows Seven x64 Home Premium, I have not made any recent changes to my computer.


Either the Updates are bugged, or there's something else going on here. I'm going to try installing them from the Administrator Account - I am going to try in Normal Mode and In Safe Mode With Networking and post back the results. If anyone has any suggestions I'd be very grateful. Thanks

I've honestly never really had an issue with Updates. This is very odd.


**I tried Windows Update on Administrator with no success. I also tried to run it in Safe Mode, but it would not open.**


I'm going out - I will be back later.

A:Windows Update Error 80070643, Installing Updates for MS Office 2003 S&T Edition.

In this article You receive an "Error 80070643" error message when you try to update Office 2003 by using Software Update Services
there are more offered solutions

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I keep getting this error, code: 80072F76. My internet is fine and I haven't had problems before. Temporary problem or is there a bigger picture here I am not seeing?
 

A:Solved: Error installing updates, windows 7?

Just started working, maybe it just because its RC.
 

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Until recently, I always left the Windows Updates set to download and install automatically, which worked fine.

A couple of weeks ago I changed it to download, but letting me choose when to install them. I then decided it was better off as it was before, and changed the setting back to Automatic, clicked 'Apply' and 'OK'. However, the updates are downloading automatically, but still prompting me to install them - not installing automatically. I retried, but the same thing is happening.

Why isn't it installing the updates automatically again and how do I fix it please?

XP SP3
 

A:Solved: Windows updates not auto installing

isihac said:


Until recently, I always left the Windows Updates set to download and install automatically, which worked fine.

A couple of weeks ago I changed it to download, but letting me choose when to install them. I then decided it was better off as it was before, and changed the setting back to Automatic, clicked 'Apply' and 'OK'. However, the updates are downloading automatically, but still prompting me to install them - not installing automatically. I retried, but the same thing is happening.

Why isn't it installing the updates automatically again and how do I fix it please?

XP SP3Click to expand...
Could these be updates which require input from you - agreeing to terms and conditions, perhaps? Just one such in a whole bunch might cause this.
 

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Quick background: I'm on a dual boot system with Windows XP SP2 on one partition and Ubuntu 7.10 on another.

When shutting down Windows XP today, it installed updates before shutting down, but I didn't hang around to watch what was going on. When I booted up my computer later, I got my normal boot manager screen where I choose between Windows or Ubuntu. After selecting Windows, the hard drive showed activity for less than 2 seconds and then the computer completely locked up: no mouse, no cursor, and certainly no Windows splash/welcome screen. Also no way to get into safe mode either.

Obviously, something very basic got corrupted or something, because after I select Windows at the boot manager, the computer goes no more than 2 seconds before freezing. FORTUNATELY, I can still force mount the NTFS partition in Ubuntu and can work on it, but I have no idea where to start.

Can someone please give me an idea of what might be the problem and how to fix it?
 

A:Solved: Cannot boot anymore after installing Windows updates

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I keep trying, and failing, to get these updates.
The error message is as follows:

Failed Updates
For help installing an update successfully, see the solution under each problem description.

Problem: Please check your update history for a description.

Update for Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) 2.0 and WinHTTP 5.1 (KB842773)
Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1
Problem: A problem on your computer is preventing updates from being downloaded or installed
Solution: To fix the problem, try installing the updates again. If that doesn't work, use the Troubleshooter to try solve the problem.

Installation Failure

Error Code: 0x80246008
Try to install the update again, or request help from one of the following resources.
For self-help options:
Frequently Asked Questions
Find Solutions
Windows Update Newsgroup

For assisted support options:
Microsoft Online Assisted Support (no-cost for issues related to getting updates)
Print | Close
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Remaining High-Priority Updates
Your computer might be at risk until you install all high-priority updates. These updates help protect against security threats and performance problems.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
To review all updates you’ve installed from this website or by turning on automatic updating on your computer, see your update history.
***********
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A:Solved: Trouble Downloading and Installing Windows Updates

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Why is Windows 7 doing the BIG HAUL? usually it only does 10 or so then restart, 10 or so more, etc. etc. etc. when a new install comes in. but Windows is doing 173 ALL AT ONCE!!! it has been a half an hour and it's only on 15 of 173!!!

I Googled the problem but nothing relevant came up!!! but a bunch of odd results for programs or websites that have 173 in the name but NOTHING Windows 7 or Windows Update in the results!!! even though I included 'Windows 7' in the search query

A:installing update x of 173?! (173 updates???)

how long has it been since you updated windows, and have you changed anything recently, like upgraded office from 2007 to a newer version?

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Every time I shut down, Windows Update installs the same 2 updates. It never gives an error message saying that the install failed... it just insists on doing it again. This is the update from last week, I guess. I'm afraid I'm at work and away from the affected computer.

It's not critical, it's just annoying, bc shutdown now takes too long.

I'm betting it's an easy enough fix, but I don't know 7 well enough to start guessing.

Help?

A:Update keeps installing the same 2 updates on shutdown

Welcome to SF!

Look in your Update history to see if the updates are actually installed. If they are, you can right-click on the updates that say they need to be installed, and select Hide.

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hi there basically as the title says my computer is not allowing me to install updates from microsoft update, it will download them then will come up with a box saying could not install the following updates, any help?
 

A:microsoft update not installing updates

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 LE, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 234448 MB, Free - 143547 MB; D: Total - 4016 MB, Free - 1640 MB;
Motherboard: Micro Star International, MS-7248R
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Hello this is driving me nuts.
The software was set for automatic download and install updates.
One day the P.C. would not shut down or restart If I click on closedown or restart nothing happens.
I could system restore to a point before updates but on restart the system would automatically download offending updates ready to install. I could use option to switch off computer without installing offending updates but obviously this is not a viable longterm solution.
With messing about with things trying to fix, I seem to have lost all system restore points earlier than a couple of days ago. At this restore point the updates are downloaded ready but not actually installed.
I have been led to believe that you cannot get rid of the updates without installing them. If I install them the damage is done and if I manually uninstall updates using control panel/ uninstall it does not undo the damage I think you have to restart the computer to complete uninstall which I cannot do because of th... Read more

A:Solved: Windows updates installing automatically and causing problem with shut down

Hi Dave, welcome to TSG.

First of all, you don't say how you know for sure that it is the updates causing this problem. Could it just be coincidence that the problem ocurred at that particular time?

Press the Windows + R keys and in the run box type or copy/paste sfc /scannow (note the space between sfc and /scannow)

Click ok or press enter.

This command will immediately initiate the Windows File Protection service to scan all protected files and verify their integrity, replacing any files with which it finds a problem.

You may be prompted to insert your Windows CD/DVD, please do so.

If that doesn't work;

It may be that you are infected.

Please download HijackThis:
Please go here to download HijackThis.

Save the HijackThis.exe file to your desktop.
Double-click the HijackThis.exe file on your desktop to launch the program. If you get a security warning asking if you want to run this software because the publisher couldn't be verified click on Run to allow it.
Click on the Scan button. The scan will not take long and when it's finished the resulting log will open automatically in Notepad.
Save the log file to your desktop. Copy and paste the contents of the log in your post.
Please do not fix anything with HijackThis unless you are instructed to do so. Most of what appears in the log will be harmless and/or necessary..

Also, please note that, even if I see signs of infection in your log, I am not qualified to offer advice regarding malware remov... Read more

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Ok.
last week i restored my computer to factory default settings. I got the computer in June 2011. Have windows 7 profession 64bit. i fully uninstalled McAfee thinking that it was causing problems. I have Malwarebytes as the only anti virus installed. Will probably reinstall mcafee if all of this is cleaned up. Ive been suffering many blue screens over the past week. When i select windows updates>check for updates via control panel, i am greeted with: 'Windows could not search for new updates, Error(s) found, code 50080005

Solutions ive tried:
- performing a clean boot
- downloaded and used the windows update trouble shooter found here Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - WindowsUpdate_dt000
- downloaded and used System Update Readiness Tool found here System Update Readiness Tool fixes Windows Update errors in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008 . All it did was launch a windows update standalone installer, installed some hot fix (which i did twice) and went no where.
- tried running cmd as admin, running 'sfc /scannow' that tells me 'Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service' so i followed the steps found here How to Fix "Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service" Error When Running SFC in Windows 7 and Vista - The Winhelponline Blog , but then i got told another system repair was pending which needed a reboot but that didnt do anything.

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A:[SOLVED] win 7-windows updates not installing, reverting back, comp freezing

Hi, you can either boot from the OS dvd or boot to safe mode and select the "repair your computer" option, select command prompt type:-
dism.exe /image:C:\ /cleanup-image /revertpendingactions (press enter ) restart.

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Hello All,

This is yet another issue with Windows Update on 7; I recently (a couple of weeks or so ago) upgraded my father's computer to Windows 7 and he loves it.

However, whenever either of us try and use Windows Update, it sits there for hours and hours on "Installing Updates 1 of 2."

Does anybody have any ideas where I could look as to why this is happening?

I will post more information on this when I can find more detailed account of what's going on with 7.
Thanks,
- Robert

A:Windows Update on 7 stalls while "Installing Updates (2/3)" on AMD64 m

you could try :-

go to services (click start and type SER

stop windows update service

go to c:/windows/software distribution/data store

empty this folder

restart/start windows update service

open windows update and it should be red indicating never searched for updates
then try again

also check installed programs and make sure what your trying to install hasn't already automatically installed when you first installed Windows 7

just an idea

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I have been in the malware forum working with Chemist in cleaning my PC but I have a problem with windows update and he suggested to post in this forum. This is the thread.
http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ng-704865.html

Now I have problems with upgrade "WindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB952069" If I install it from the yellow shield it tells me the installation was successful. I restart and the yellow shield comes up again asking me to install KB952069 again. I downloaded "WindowsXP-WindowsMedia-KB952069-v2-x86-ESN.exe" run it and it tells me it was a success but I restart the computer and the yellow shield comes up again asking me to install the same update again. This is madness.

The firs picture is what I get when I clink the yellow shield in the task bar (?) and ask for an advance install. The second is what I get at the end when I close it, the yellow shield disappear, there is some download activity and 30 seconds later the yellow shield is back.

A:[SOLVED] windows Update not installing

What version media player and I'll tell you how to fix it?
Click Help, About in the menu. You may have to press the ALT key to see the menu.

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I just upgraded my laptop from Windows 8.1 to 10 build-10240 and any new app I attempt to install says it completes but wont open. In the start menu under all apps the new apps have no logo, a line underneath them, and clicking on them sends me to the
update/install screen with no action to perform. When I check for updates, the same 31 updates come up and one fails on the first attempt, on the second attempt all 31 complete. This goes on every time I check for updates. Any help, or did I
upgrade too early??? 

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How do I stop a certain Windows Update from never installing itself/automatically?

I am running Vista 32-bit.
Thanks,
Mancow
 

A:Solved: How do I stop a certain Windows Update from never installing itself?

First it is a good idea to select, in the update options, Check for updates but let me choose...etc
When you are notified of the update, it is ok to download it. Then select the notification and you will be taken to a new window, with the list of available updates. Right click the update and there is an option to "hide" it. Do that and you will not be troubled again, unless, of course, that particular update is sunsequently changed.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6022 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 514829 MB, Free - 206045 MB;
Motherboard: Gateway, DX4870
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

Error 80070490 is the message. I did Microsoft fix-it, which said it fixed the error but did not. I did a sfc/scannow and got a message it saw something wrong but it did not fix it. Where to now? Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Error installing windows update

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I am trying to get windows updates to install on a laptop. Everytime i try to in stall Windows Update KB951978 it tells me that this update has failed. Ive tried to install this about 5 or 6 times now and everytime i get the same reply. Any suggestions???

A:[SOLVED] trouble installing Windows Update KB951978

1. Start/Run and type in the box
regsvr32 /s wuapi.dll
OK

Repeat the above for all of the following dlls
regsvr32 /s wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32 /s wuaueng.dll
regsvr32 /s wucltui.dll
regsvr32 /s wups2.dll
regsvr32 /s wups.dll
regsvr32 /s wuweb.dll

Try this,notice the spaces

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I am using Windows XP sp3.
Yesterday an update file arrived automatically. I told windows to install it but it seems that there are problems installing it. After each reboot the file keeps reappearing, wanting to be installed. I tried several times.
I went to Microsoft's site and tried to install it from there but, upon a reboot, the file reappeared in my system tray. The update is "Security update for MS XML core services 4.0, Service Pack 2" (KB(54430)

p.s. I am still using I.E.6 because of some program compatibility problems with I.E.7.
 

A:Solved: Problems Installing Latest Windows Update.

http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vistawu/thread/d06e4f89-ce53-463d-85b3-41a2b408849f
Have a read there please
 

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I have just ordered parts for a new PC.
Things I know that have drivers to install at some point:
OCZ Revodrive 3 (superfast ssd connected to a PCIe slot)
Asus P8Z68-V LX motherboard
Intel i5 2500K

I am sure that the ssd needs it's drivers installed when windows is being installed.

I'm not sure if the wireless mouse has drivers or not, its a Xenta. http://www.ebuyer.com/169281-xenta-wireless-optical-mouse-with-micro-2-4ghz-usb-dongle-fm-901-black

Thanks
 

A:Solved: What drivers need installing when windows 7 is installing?

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We have another site whic has internet access limited. So all client computer windows udpates are turned off.


Since there is ransome wanncry issue, they will apply the needed update pack manually.


https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4011466/windows-7-sp1-windows-server-2008-r2-sp1-update-kb4012215


From this site, check that there are two newer update in this month.
2017-05 Monthly Rollup - KB4019264
2017-05 Security-only update - KB4019263


Can we install these two update only instead of install all older one? Will it include update-kb4012215 which fix smb issue? Please advise

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I have just finished a format of my computer and am about to install the updates. I have Sp1 installed which I know is needed for installation of Sp2. My question is, do I have to install all of the updates before installing Sp2 or can I just go ahead with Sp2's installation?
 

A:Solved: installing updates

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For the past 4 nights, when I turn off the computer it says it is installing three new updates. When I turn the computer on in the morning, it says it is configuring the new updates. It remains at 0% for a long time, then finally goes to the desktop image. So it seems like the new updates are not "taking" for some reason. Can anyone help? (And yes, it is Windows 7). Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Problem Installing Updates?

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Cannot install 2 important Vista windows update. SP1 and security update for IE 7. Can download but not install.
Also IE 7 shuts downs ALL THE TIME!

A:[SOLVED] trouble installing updates

The two most important things to do before installing a Service Pack is
- ensuring that you're free of malware
- ensuring that your drivers are compatible.

To ensure that you're free of malware, post over in the malware forums located here: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/

Once you're sure you're clean, then post back here and we'll check out the drivers that you'll need to update.

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I just put a new hard disk in an existing laptop and installed XP Professional. It installed 9 of the 10 recommended updates, but failed on the install of:

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP (KB950759)

Today I installed Office and went to get updates for it, all of which downloaded fine, but when it started installing the first update, the status message said,

Initializing Installation

Nothing happened for 30 seconds, then it reported that none of the updates could install.

I ran the check that Microsoft agrees that it's a genuine XP installation. But I'm stumped -- this should be as clean an installation as possible, so I'm hoping someone else knows what is wrong and how to get updates installing again.

Hardware: Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop, with 2 gig of memory and a (new) 60gig hard disk,

Steve
 

A:Solved: XP Failing when Installing Updates

Ok, I think I answered my own problem.

I finally found this note on MS's community by searching on kb950759. Someone else had a problem with installing updates after it:

http://www.microsoft.com/communitie...&p=1&tid=2d31baec-e068-4bf6-8417-f5e7f327a7e2

Which led me to this:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943144

Apparently, wups2.dll didn't get properly registered on my install, even though I didn't do a repair. So now the updates are working correctly.

Steve
 

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Hello people,
I recently did a factory restore of XP Media. The worst of it was waiting for the updates to download and install from Windows. I have copied the file Windows\$hf_mig$ to another partition, hoping I can install updates from there rather than wait 5 to 6 hours to download.
Question: Will I be able to do this using the control panel install or am I wasting my time?
Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Installing saved updates

You can't install from those files.

I'd consider finding the latest version of Autopatcher, which will update you to within a month of the latest updates. Then you can pick up the last few from Windows Update. I keep this around for building systems, much faster than doing the whole thing from Windows Update, even with a 15mbit Internet connection.
 

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I was turning the laptop off and it had updates to install. But 6 hours later it is still updating "installing updates 3 of 5". Is it stuck?

A:[SOLVED] laptop still installing updates

Quote:





Originally Posted by mpkc76


Is it stuck?




Could be, it happens sometimes. Try restarting the machine and if it doesn't notify you that new updates are available, go to the update site manually, just as a double check.

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Hiya have a few prob..win 7 updates are not downloading...and win 10 have been trying to upgrade since 31st July
Q is there a virus call conhost.exe? really starting to pull my hair out
Any help would be great
Thanks
Wendy x
 

A:Solved: Win 7 updates not updating and win 10 not installing

Hi, first let us have some Pc specifications.
Check and post the following.
TSG System Information Utility - found here.
http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe
======
Download Security Check by screen317 from.
http://screen317.spywareinfoforum.org/
Or
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/securitycheck/dl/123/

Save it to your Desktop.
Double click the install icon.
If using Vista - Win 7 - right click the install icon and select "Run as Administrator"
A command Prompt window will open.
Let it scan the Pc - press any key when asked.
It should now open in Notepad.
Copy and Paste the result of the scan in the reply box below.
 

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Gudday all
A few weeks ago I noticed 2 issues with my Windows XP Home.
1. The Window firewall warning comes up that the firewall wall is turned off despite being turned on when going to it. Eventually (5-7 mins) the warning disappears. This occurs everytime we turn the computer on.
2. We have 6 updates that always come up as needing to be installed but when we try to install the updates the computer wanders of to do it. Eventually it returns the message that these updates could not be installed.
The updates areKB975958
KB972580
KB973443
KB734475
KB974554
KB973705
If there are extra updates (i.e. > these six) the extra ones are installed successfully.
I have tried a few times to install these updates.
The computer is a desktop with XP SP3.
I also have a latop with XP Pro SP3 but have not noticed all of these issues.

I have the setting of 'Download updates, but let me choose when to install them'.

Is there anywhere in Windows that might suggest why these updates are not being installed?
I have had a look at Microsoft support pages but a search revealed nothing (I was not really sure how to phrase the question which might have make the search next to impossible).

Has anyone had this problem or similar and any suggestions? A virus has crossed my mind.

A:Windows updates not installing

I had this problem a few times before and have managed to solve it by downloading Microsoft Fix it 50199 from the website
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
You may also try these websites
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cp_fixit_main#tab0
http://blogs.technet.com/fixit4me/default.aspx
Good luck to you.

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Checking for available updates, I see there are 19 updates available. When I download and try to install them, I get the notorious BSOD after restarting the PC. Message:
Errorcode: c000021a(Fatal system Error) - The session Manager failed to create protected prefixes system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc000003a (0x00000000 0x000000000).The system has been shut down.
After restart, Windows advices system recovery and when this is done, the PC works error free again.

Next, checking for updates, I see the same ones offered again...

Can anyone help to solve this please ?

A:Windows is always installing the same updates.

Please list the KBs of those 19 updates so I can look at the list. What version of 7 SP1 are you running?
Personally, I would not try to install all 19 at once. If one is for the kernel, that should be done by itself.
One kernel update was part of October's batch. I have 4 computers running Win 7 and I did that one by itself and saved it for last.

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I have several machines that I am restoring for friends but I'm having a problem with windows 7 updates. I can receive and install updates all the way up to and including SP1 but as soon as SP1 is installed no more updates come down. I have left the update check running for several hours with no success. It just keeps running, I don't get any message to say no updates available. I have tried a couple of Microsoft fix it's without any success either. Is this a problem on Microsoft end or could there be something I'm doing wrong. All laptops are genuine with licence codes and Internet is working fine. If anyone has any ideas or experience with this I would be grateful.

A:No updates after installing Windows 7 SP1

Every sense W-10 give away started Window 7 updates have been very slow. I mean very very slow.
Members have posted from 8 hours up to over 24 hours after a Clean Install or Repair Install. It just keep searching and searching.
If it's still in the Search stage you can reboot and try updates again. If things go well you might get a Microsoft server that isn't so busy.

Have these system been activated?

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I am having issues with installing updates on Windows 7 x64. The start menu always has "Shut down and install updates", I click to install and sometimes the system says installing and then just hangs and sometimes it says it has installed the 2 updates. However when I turn the machine back on the same "Shut down and install updates" message is there. This has been going on everyday for the best part of 6 months.

Any suggestions please?

Many thanks!

A:Windows 7 not installing updates

Hello,

Try deleting the old updates and trying again, Delete Windows update files to regain hard-drive space - CNET, as sometimes this can force computer to hang.

Also try installing your updates through control panel, and see how that works.

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I like doing my updates in groups, what I don't like, is after every group update I have to restart the machine.

Is there a way or setting to pause the restart until I'm finished, and I decide I want to restart?

What about the balloon pop-up at the taskbar, is there a way to stop it from appearing?

A:Installing Windows Updates

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Anak


I like doing my updates in groups, what I don't like, is after every group update I have to restart the machine.

Is there a way or setting to pause the restart until I'm finished, and I decide I want to restart?

What about the balloon pop-up at the taskbar, is there a way to stop it from appearing?


Let's say that you had 15 updates and you install 5 of them (but you find a way to not restart).

Then you install 5 more and put off restarting.

Then you install the final 5 - then restart.

That is the same thing as just selecting all 15 to be installed all at once. (Correct me if I'm wrong.)

I know that lots of people suggest doing updates in small chunks... but I've not had any issues letting MS manage the updates. Maybe it because most of my experience with doing a lot of updates is within a VM.

As far as allowing more updates without restarting: I was able to do that by changing some registry values, but let's not post "solutions" like that for the general public to play with. I did my testing inside a virtual machine where there was nothing to lose.

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