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Message keeps interrupting me saying it want to do a long update. Is this windows or a hacker

Q: Message keeps interrupting me saying it want to do a long update. Is this windows or a hacker

I keep getting a message every hour that a update is scheduled and it will be a long one but I thing someone has gotten into my computer and hacked my account. How can I tell and what can I do if they have

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I keep getting a message every hour that a update is scheduled and it will be a long one but I thing someone has gotten into my computer and hacked my account.  How can I tell and what can I do if they have 

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My vaio computer started shutting down, I tried to disrupt the shutdown by reopening my browser. It completely shutdown anyway, it then proceeded to update Windows. I did not want the update so I force shut it down by holding the on/off button till it fully shutoff.

this may or may not have anything to do with my current run in with the bsod, however in the days following up to the current debacle bitdefender, my current antivirus, has constantly been bothering me with an error message window that keeps popping up no matter how many times I close it.

I tried to reboot my computer only to encounter the blue screen of death. I tried rebooting in Safe Mode; Last Known Good Configuration; debugging mode; Disable Automatic Restart On System Failure, Disable Driver Signature Enforcement; Directory Services Restore Mode. All attempts ended with bsod.

I tried the "Repair Your Computer." option which turned up nothing. I would appreciate if someone could help me out of this mess

A:BSOD after interrupting Windows Update, error 0x000000F4

hmm... this will be hard since i have no dumps to analyse but have you tried a system restore?

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I'm John

A struggling silver surfer.

Comuter literate, but not a 'techie', and sometimes a bit slow trying to understand the relatively simple jargon.

Yesterday was fine.

Mundane work on this laptop. A bit of Word Processing, check Yahoo and Google [email protected], continue with a MSWorks Database of my family and contacts I'm creating. Oh!, and I also used my BBC IPlayer.

No new installations or apps, tho' there could have been 'background' updating - during the day - of windows, avg, and others I'm always unaware of.

And I have excellent AVG 2011. Think its ver 9.

Booting up today, a surprising pest!...I find lots of errors.

And later as I click each new different task, then continued working, the following, (individual examples) boxes keep flashing up: with the Titles:

chrome_updater.exe Bad Image
BTHelpBrowser.exe Bad Image
setup.exe Bad Image
iexplorer.exe Bad Image
chrome.exe Bad Image
wmpnscfg.exe Bad Image
BBCiPlayer Desktop Bad Image
ONENOTEM.exe Bad Image
.... and so onwith each message the same
"C:\PROGRA~1\Google\GOOGLE~1\GEOC62~1.DLL is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support."
From my now lengthy experience of this happening with nearly every click I'm guessing it's a minor problem ...
Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Best regards.

A:Error message, interrupting every action!

GOEC62~1.DLL is a file that is normally assoicated with Google. This product is part of the google desktop software. Many spyware programs or companies will often use similiar names so always check to make sure the hard disk location is correct for this file, it is shown below. GOEC62~1.DLL is not considered to be spyware and is considered a safe program. (See the details below for the actual location of this file.)

Check out
Goec62~1.dll file details - What is goec62~1.dll?

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I got my new comp yesterday and it was working fine but during critical updates the power cord came unplugged and since then my computer won't work. When I press the power button it turns on for a second or two, then immediately turns off, then just continues doing this in an endless loop restart cycle. I cannot access bios and my monitor does not turn on during the few seconds that the computer has power. My power cord does not work in my current old desktop and the power cord from my old desktop does not work in my new pc..

is my computer broken, or is there a fix?
Might just ship it back Monday for a replacement.

I have tried inserting the windows 8 disc, but computer doesn't stay on long enough to do anything. I've also pressed f2, f8, f10, f12 all of those and nothing works or causes the computer to respond.

A:New computer broke after interrupting update

Sounds like something is glitched big time or you have a hardware failure.

There are ways to try a BIOS install using a USB drive in the old days. Not sure it is possible with UEFI systems though. Easiest, send it back.

A bit confused by this: " My power cord does not work in my current old desktop and the power cord from my old desktop does not work in my new pc.."

Do you have a known good power cord?

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I'm on firefox. I'm just on facebook and gmail. This long beep happens but no error message. I notice that one of my cooling pads fan turned off. . .could this be the reason for the beep? (there are 3 fans on the cooling pad, only 1 turned off)

A:Long Beep While on windows but no error message.

How is the computer running?Is this the only problem??

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Two days ago my laptop unexpectedly shut off. Ever since then i get the windows error recovery message whenever i start up windows. I choose to start windows normally instead of going into safe mode. Once my desktop loads, i try clicking on programs that keep on failing to load. After 10 or more minutes i finally get them open. The screen also blacks out and comes back. The network icon sometimes shows that the computer is connected to the ethernet code when its not and it also shows that the internet is not connected or on when it is. The programs also become unresponsive alot , causing me to restart. What should i do ? Ive been experiencing this problem for 2 days.

A:Windows error recovery message & programs take too long to open?

Welcome to the forums,

Why did the computer shut off unexpectedly, did the power in your house go out? was the computer running MS updates at the time of a power failure or any other updates for any programs you have installed on the computer?

When the power goes out unexpectedly it can cause corrutions of the files, next time you get the error recovery message choose repair the computer, this choice will automatically try to fix errors. After choosing repair the computer, the computer might ask a couple of things; if the option comes up please choose to fix errors that are found and to recover bad sectors on the disk.

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I have a Toshiba Satellite Radius laptop. I wanted to reset it to default factory settings so its back to how I bought it.

After turning on the laptop, I pressed the 0 key, and it took me to Windows 8 recovery screen. I clicked on reset, and I said to erase all files.

The resetting process is taking a long long time. Only 24% completed in 1.5hrs.

Can I purposely interrupt the resetting process by holding the "power" button to turn the laptop off?

I am unsure if this resetting is occurring through Windows 8's recovery/reset feature, or it is a Toshiba software on the participation...

A:Purposely Interrupting Windows 8 Reset

Don't do that, you may brick windows and computer.

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my PC's been installing a windows update for more than two hours by now. There were 19 updates to install, 1-15 went well, but Nr. 16 is taking an eternity. How do I know that it's actually doing something and not just stuck? What happens, if I force quit the system from the power off button?

I'm using Windows 7 home premium 32bit on a Lenovo G555, about 6 months old. It has 4GB ram and a 2,something dual core processor, but I can't remember the exact specs.

Thanks in advance!

A:How long is normal for a Windows 7 update?

Some updates take a few minutes, some do take a long time. Only update I've ever had that was hours though was the SP1 update. I'd recommend leaving it a bit longer.

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Hi there!
Working on a Lenovo Thinkpad T500 running Windows 7 Pro. This is a coworker's business laptop, not a personal one.
Yesterday her outlook would freeze up. If you clicked anywhere on the program you would hear the windows "ding" sound and nothing would happen. I had to use task manager to shut down the process and then it was fine.
After this happened a second time I decided to run rkill, ccleaner, and superantispyware. Superanitspyware only found tracking cookies - but the rkill log was something I had never encountered before so I kept at it. 
I ran the program from tweaking.com and it repaired some files, but not all. 
I ran one final rkill scan and was disappointed to see no changes, that's when I came here.
Previous Post: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/531505/rkill-log-translation-help/
after my initial post, I was looking around the computer and noticed that windows needed to update, however when I tried to update I recieved a message:
"Windows Update Cannot Check for Updates"
because the service was not running. It advised me to restart. I did so. Still could not run. I went to cmd window to start manually, but after I typed "net start bits" I received a message saying "error message 5" "access denied"
Toffee directed me to this forum. I have made a backup before posting.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86 
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16428  ... Read more

A:Cannot Update Windows - Long Rkill Log

Rkill 2.6.5 by Lawrence Abrams (Grinler)
Copyright 2008-2014 BleepingComputer.com
More Information about Rkill can be found at this link:
Program started at: 04/18/2014 09:53:13 AM in x86 mode.
Windows Version: Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1
Checking for Windows services to stop:
 * No malware services found to stop.
Checking for processes to terminate:
 * C:\Windows\system32\WLANExt.exe (PID: 1568) [WD-HEUR]
 * C:\Windows\System32\wbem\unsecapp.exe (PID: 3284) [WD-HEUR]
 * C:\Windows\System32\TpShocks.exe (PID: 4968) [WD-HEUR]
 * C:\Windows\System32\WUDFHost.exe (PID: 4836) [WD-HEUR]
4 proccesses terminated!
Possibly Patched Files.
 * 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
 * C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
 * C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe
 * C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
 * C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
 * C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
 * C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
 * C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
 * C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
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Manually check for updates few times a week as well as windows itself checking daily on the automatic checks, but nothing for the AU even though I have gotten other updates since then. Still running 10586

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Hi Everyone,

I have an issue, Windows update takes too long to update for almost a week until now.(Windows 7 64bit Professional).

Mohaliden Kadalim

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It's been stuck on "downloading 68 updates(0 KB total, 0% complete)" for like 15-20 minutes now. How do I find out if it's frozen or if it's actually downloading?

A:Why is windows update taking so long?

Click cancel and close the Windows Update screen then the Control Panel. Reopen Windows Update screen, they may already be downloaded but the screen did not change. If not checked for updates again.

You could also use the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help

If you do get them downloaded, do not try to install them all at once. Select 5 or 10 at a time to install. That many updates all at one time would drive the computer crazy and take a long time to revert changes.

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Well this problem is always happening to me since the Day I downloaded windows 10 in my pc

When I go to Windows Update it should tell you that if your pc is updated or no or there are updates to download and install
Mine is not showing that
Instead of showing windows updates or telling that the pc is updated or outdated
it shows me the windows 10 upgrade and restart dialogue
I want to remove that dialogue and restore the old place where updates are available !!

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My laptop recently had a pending update for a "new windows 10 feature", I decided to update it by clicking update and shut down. Once doing this the screen said things such as preparing update and installing update.Then a black screen popped up and had a white buffering symbol on the bottom, similar to the startup screen but without the hp logo. Ever since the update, my laptop has stayed on that screen for approximately 30 hours now, with the buffering symbol continuing.Is this normal? Is there any possible way to speed up the process?

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On 4.15.11, possibly right after windows update downloaded SP1 along with a ton of other updates, my Dell Studio One 19 (E7500 and 4GB of RAM) running Windows Home Premium would not shut down. After 1-2 hours, I pulled the plug and subsequent shutdowns gave me the BSOD. Minidump files are basically all the same (see below).

After BSOD, the system reboots and seems pretty stable but for one critical issue. All browsers (FF, IE8, Chrome) have this long latency before they will load a page. If I run speedtest on my TWC Wideband internet access, after the long latency to load, I get a 20ms ping, 30 MBPS down and 5 MPBS up, just what I should have. Functionally, however, browsing is really slow because of the latency to load each URL request. Can anyone help?

Crash List
Created by using BlueScreenView

Dump File Crash Time Bug Check String Bug Check Code Parameter 1 Parameter 2 Parameter 3 Parameter 4 Caused By Driver Caused By Address File Description Product Name Company File Version Processor Computer Name Full Path Processors Count Major Version Minor Version Dump File Size 041511-51371-01.dmp4/15/2011 9:47:22 PMDRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE0x0000009f00000000`00000003fffffa80`05d9c060fffff800`044be4d8fffffa80`05 ff8c10ntoskrnl.exentoskrnl.exe+70740NT Kernel & SystemMicrosoft® Windows® Operating SystemMicrosoft Corporation6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850)x64 C:\Windows\Minidump\041511-51371-01.dmp2157600820,608

A:Long Shutdown then BSOD after Windows Update

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Not able to update windows update on Windows 7 getting error message WindowsUpdate_dt000+[email protected]

A:Not able to update windows update on Windows 7 getting error message WindowsUpdate_dt000+WindowsUpdate_80072EE2

This error code indicates that you cannot access the Windows Update servers properly. Please refer:
Windows Update error 80072ee2
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Windows-Update-error-80072ee2Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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First, a little background.
I got a new laptop about a month ago. I got it used from my girlfriend's sister. She wanted to get rid of it because it was "full of viruses." So, I got a Dell Studio 1558 laptop that was bought new about a year ago for $100. At the time I figured that was an amazing deal, since I was confident that I could get rid of any viruses that it might have.
So, here's what's going on. First of all, I don't THINK it has any viruses. I've run a paid version of Kaspersky AND the free version of Malwarebytes in both normal and safe mode, and they came back clean, but I am still having some problems. In a nutshell, the thing takes 30+ minutes to boot up. When it goes through the boot process, it will always do it twice, and in the middle it comes up with a black screen that tells me it needs to run a disc check. If I let it do the check (it gives me the option to cancel) it will come up with the following error: 766f6c756d652e63 3fi
I've done a few diagnostic scans on it and come up with error codes such as:

Error Code: 0F00:075D
MSG: DISK-DST self-test read error
Error Code: 0F00:065D
MSG: DISK-DST self-test read error

I've looked up all these codes, and I have found problems that pretty much mean a near-total disk failure. If that were the case, it wouldn't seem like I should be able to be doing ANYTHING on the computer... and, I'm posting this message from it right now.

I don't think t... Read more

A:VERY long start up/Windows 7 fails to update every time

Time to back up, and them get another drive before your data is gone.

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Hi. Windows tried to update. It failed. Now it's reverting changes but it's been at it for 30 minutes. It says don't turn off the computer but this is crazy.

A:Windows Update Reconfigure Taking a long time!

 30 minutes is nothing for Windows 7 updates.  Patience, my man, patience!
 Good luck.

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Hello everyone,
I'm currently checking for updates on a fresh install of Windows 7 in a virtual machine.
The check for updates has been running for a few hours, but looking at the windowsupdate.log file I'm not sure it's going smoothly.
The last line of the file says this:
2016-04-04    17:39:00:468     380    bf0    DtaStor    WARNING: Attempted to add URL http://download.windowsupdate.com/c/msdownload/update/software/updt/2016/03/windows6.1-kb2952664-v17-x64_dd97e8ab6959ee3d8e9c7e4b59a4a1804516d1a3.msu for file 3Zfoq2lZ7j2OnH5LWaShgEUW0aM= when file has not been previously added to the datastore
It hasn't done anything since that last entry.
Is this regular output from Windows Update file, or should I cancel the check for updates and start a new one?

A:Windows Update taking a long time, should I stop it?

 I just had to restore a Windows 7 desktop from a year old backup last week.  When I ran Windows Update, it ran for 2 hours 20 minutes before finding 114 updates.  Since your install is probably more than a year behind in updates, be prepared for a very long time for Windows Update to run.
 Good luck.

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Have a new Ideacentre 300S and am setting it up tonight. Took over an hour to download the 4GB Windows 10 Update (I have a 50MB/second FIOS internet) and now is taking over another hour to install the update. If this is a sign of things to come I will be returning this very quickly. Any ideas?

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So a little background. I've been unable to get a successful windows update for probably 2 years. Possibly longer. Numerous times I've sat down and spent a few days trying to resolve it and then given up and moved on, but I'm having other issues currently that I'd like to fix and thought I would try and start with this one in case correcting it may help in the other issues.
This is an aging installation, I believe initially installed in 2009
I no longer have the Windows Ult 64 installation disc, so I do not have the recovery options from disc, nor can I re-install
I plan to build a whole new system in the next year (waiting on the new processor families), so I'm trying to stretch this system out until that occurs

I've run SURT
SFC does not work (I believe this is likely the root of my problems). CSI Unable to Query Store Version 0x00000002
Windows Update error 80073712

Also. Malwarebytes is scanning my system as I type this, and I ran "CHKDSK C: /R" earlier tonight.

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Realised that windows had not been updating for a while. If I asked windows update to search for updates, it would come back in a few seconds complaining
Error: Windows could not search for new updates. An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer. Error(s) found: code 80070002 Windows Update encountered an unknown error.
Windows 7 home edition, 64 bits.

Tried all the Microsoft methods + others, eg listed here Error code 80070002 Windows Update encountered an unknown error. - Microsoft Community
Did not help. Mostly more errors.

Trying may way through all the ideas on google, I found out that other things did not work either:
SP1 could not install
sfc /scannow would not start (Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service?
Microsoft FixIt - Can't install, says I must first install one of the following versions of the .NET framework: v4.0.30319 ... Contact your application publisher for instructions about obtaining the appropriate version of the .NET framework. I try to install the .NET Framework 2.0 and get the error message "You must use 'Turn Windows features on or off' in the Control Panel to install"
?Turn Windows features on or off? gave just a blank window
But crucially it turned out: the Trustedinstaller service had not started correctly. More specifically, there was an error ?<Failed to Read Description. ? in the Services overview (type ?services? in the search field under start button).

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It all started pretty innocently. I first noticed a problem when the Windows update flag had a red marker on it. So I dug a little deeper to find out that Windows update was failing. It seems it could not do the check for updates any longer for some reason. This did happen suddenly and no recent changes were made to my system before this happened. I searched this forum and googled until the cows came home and ended up trying a few solutions that seemed reasonable - Deleting the contents of Software distribution, running CHKDSK. Neither of these helped. I tried another suggestion - sfc /scannow which could not run so I tried running it from a command prompt boot up. That did not work either. So, I kept going with the suggestions I have seen. I did find one suggestion to download the latest Windows Update readiness thingy from Microsoft which made the red splat on the windows update flag go away but still could not run windows update. Always comes back with the same error 80070002.

My last resort before contacting the forum was to try a windows upgrade from the original DVD that I got when I bought the system about 2 yrs ago. Well this did not help either as it fails after going through a bunch of preliminaries and then states 'The upgrade was canceled' 'setup can't continue'. Not sure if that spelling error on the 'canceled' is a clue to something bad?

If anyone can help me sort out this fine mess, I will really appreciate it. Of note, everything else ... Read more

A:A couple of issues - Windows Update / Repair install 'canceled' long

Have you read this thread?

troubleshooter error code 0x80070002

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We work on a domain that uses Symantec Management console to administrate our patch enviroment. We have windows updates disabled. But our Windows 8 machines get this message once a month

"Windows update hasn't been able to check for updates for the last 30 days"

Just wondering if anyone knows which GPO to use to disable this setting as I have been unable to find it.

A:How to disable the windows update message "Windows update hasn't been able to check for updates for the last 30 days"

You can turn off the message by GUI in Control Panel\System and Security\Action Center, in the right pane, click "Change Action Center settings", then untick the "Windows Update" option.

For GPO, you can disable all balloon notifications:
User Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Start Menu and Taskbar\Turn off all balloon notifications
Or remove Action Center icon itself
User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar\Remove the Action Center icon
And I haven't found a GPO to turn on\off a specific message mentioned in the action center, but the setting for the message is related with registry key under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Action Center\Checks
but the value under the key is binary, hard to control, if you have interest, you can export the key from a preference pc, then deploy the GPO via
User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Registry

 Yolanda Zhu
TechNet Community Support

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I have had my Dell 8700 for little over a year and have had problems from the beginning.  I am 72 years old, and I am at my wits end!!!

A hard drive was replaced in the summer of 2015, but I have still had problems with the computer shutting down and my having to refresh it to factory setting.

I thought updating to Windows 10 would solve some problems, and I did this in October, 2015.  Everything was fine until a couple of months ago.  The end result was when I tried to refresh the computer to factory defaults, it went back to 8.0 or 8.1, and I evidently lost something in the process.
Now, I cannot update to Windows 10 and when I tried to resinstall the Dell Operating System, I get for both:  "WE COULDN'T UPDATE THE SYSTEM RESERVED PARTITION."
I DO HAVE A SYSTEM BACKUP ON 20 CDS (MADE WHEN I HAD WINDOWS 10).  Could I reinstall the system with these backupdisks?  How do I do that?  I also have a Dell 2 Boot USP stick, I have a recovery stick, too, but it semed that when I used this, I received a message that not all files were recovered
What should I do at this point? 

A:Error message when trying to update to Windows 10 or to reinstall operating system 8.1: We couldn't update the system reserved partition."

On MBR disk, Windows 10 requires a 500MB system reserved partition, while 100MB in Windows 7, so you can try to extend system reserved partition.
In disk management, you can only extend partition using the unallocated space next to its right side. so even if you shrink D: drive, the option to extend the efi partition is still grayed out. My suggestion is to use a third party software, AOMEI Partition Assistant, both the standard (free) or the Professional(paid) version can extend partition as long as there is unallocated space on that hard drive. to see more information read:
Fix "We Couldn?t Update the System Reserved Partition" Error

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In Windows 7, it will go into this state where it won't update folders automatically, and I have to hit F5, as well, if I go for example, New->Text Document - it will hang the desktop and take like 3-4 minutes before coming back and showing the file.It is like something is preventing or slowing down the refresh of windows explorer.It happens about once a day, sometimes I reboot to see if I can get it to go away.

A:Windows Explorer Does Not Refresh Automatically (Needs F5) AND Takes A Long Long Time To Make New File

I've narrowed down more the possible causes of the issue: If You disable the Client for Microsoft Networks in properties of Local Area Connection - the issue disappear (maybe only in my case).

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The message "Working on updates 12%" has been hanging on the screen for the last 12 hours on my desktop pc.

I had the same problem, though at a different point in the update process, with my laptop.

I had to abandon the update on my laptop and reinstall.

Do I have to go through all that a gain with my Desktop?

I'm very frustrated and thinking of reverting to Windows 7.

Does anyone have some suggestions to correct the stalled update procedure.

Many thanks

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Okay, just created an account to post this in case some people might have encountered a similar issue and have suggestions on fixing it long-term.
My Dell 7348 was fine running Windows 10, but after updating to the Creators Update and rebooting, it would freeze and get stuck on the black screen with spinning white dots (after the initial screen with the white Dell logo).
Several reinstalls later using a WIndows 10 USB key installer, and I finally isolated the cause: the Intel HD 5500 Graphics drivers. I tried three versions of the Intel Graphics drivers to see if there was a difference:

The package on Dell's support page for the 7348, which installs Intel Graphics Driver
The drivers fetched by Windows 10 via Windows Update, which also installs Intel Graphics Driver
Intel's official and latest drivers, which installs the newer Intel Graphics Driver

All three of them, on reboot, would still get me stuck on the black screen with spinning dots. Even on a fresh and clean installation, with new partitions and all.
But guess what lets me boot and reboot without any problems every time? Yup, the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter drivers. Using those, I have no booting problems at all.
So if you're having the same issue as me booting/rebooting into Windows 10 and your Dell laptop uses Intel Graphics drivers, this is a workaround you can use.
A quick thank you for reading this far, so I'll get down to the question: does anyone ... Read more

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Hello My laoptop is one month out of warranty.  A couple of days ago, it started running slowly -- executing one command every ten minutes.  I ran several dianostics -- they all timed out.  So, I backed up my most important data and attempted to revert to the shipping installation using HP's Recovery Disks made from the computer.  The Laptop shipped with Windows 8.1, I upgraded to 10.  The recovery disks did the first phase of the reinstall, then suddenly froze.  Every time I restarted, the machine would go to the same blue screen.  Though I  could not boot up to the desk, I could use F2 to test the hard drive.  The Smart Check passed.  But, the long DST failed.  The error message issued was GTX41V-7N988Q-MFPWMG-61BR03. I am trying to find out what the error message means.  Does anyone have a link to a site this message can be decoded? Thank you Ross D

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Strange things are happening here on my W10x86 Pro system, and I am worried...

After being shut down for some time, I turned on this computer yesterday Monday, and it finished configuring some updates that it had apparently installed last time I shut it down. When shutting it down on Monday evening, it again goes into installing updates, but looking like it was stuck on 0%. After an hour I just let it sit over night, and this morning it had shut down. Then today when I turn it on in the afternoon, it goes into configuring a big update, before booting up, taking close to 30 minutes and restarting three or four times, showing me this screen
http://blogs-images.forbes.com/anton...w10-update.jpg that I have never seen before.

After the half hour it tells me that it has updated my W10 and there are lots of new exciting things. Naturally I thought that this was the Anniversary Update, so I looked into the Update History, and to my surprise this was entirely empty. "No updates installed yet", it told me.

Then I manually clicked "Check for new updates", and then it finds lots of updates, like "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 (KB3176493)" and a whole bunch of other updates all numbered with 1511.

I am baffled here... what goes on?

A:Long update wasn't the Anniversary Update... what was it?

What does "winver" show?

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Computer built 06/2011 with Windows Pro 64 bit. Overheating caused a RAM failure and video card failure. During repairs, upgraded Intel SSD. First, Windows update started failing and just recently, started receiving the "not genuine message". Tried reactivating which was successful. Still getting message.

Thanks for any help.

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE22
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-2PTHX-DT934-MYBWR
Windows Product Key Hash: ipdRLOPew5UJgGVO19MbmWUF78E=
Windows Product ID: 00371-221-4947576-86755
Windows Product ID Type: 5
Windows License Type: Retail
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {ACCD9039-E441-4797-8B78-6DFA665A664B}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
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A:Windows 7 update fails and Windows not genuine message is appearing

That's a new set of errors to me!

Let's start with the basics....

Please run a full CHKDSK and SFC scan....

Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-click on the Command Prompt entry
Select Run as Administrator and accept the UAC prompt - the Elevated Command Prompt window should pop up.

At the Command prompt, type


and hit the Enter key.
You will be told that the drive is locked,
and the CHKDSK will run at he next boot - hit the Y key, press Enter, and then reboot.

The CHKDSK will take a few hours depending on the size of the drive, so be patient!

After the CHKDSK has run, Windows should boot normally (possibly after a second auto-reboot) -
then run the SFC.

SFC -System File Checker - Instructions
Click on Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-click on the Command Prompt entry
Select Run as Administrator and accept the UAC prompt - the Elevated Command Prompt window should pop up.

At the Command prompt, type


and hit the Enter key

Wait for the scan to finish - make a note of any error messages - and then reboot.
Copy the CBS.log file created (C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log) to your desktop (you can't manipulate it directly) and then compress the copy and attach it to your reply
Please download and save the CheckSUR tool from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
(you'll need to look in the details for Method 2)

Run it - The tool can take anywhere from 5 mins to a couple of hours to run (or 'Install') depen... Read more

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Hello,I have a very frustrating problem.Windows XP SP2Dell Dimension 2400Dialup connectionIE7For several reasons, I manually update my computer rather than using auto updates. I was attempting to do so last night and all day today without success. I last updated back in April. (My new job has been keeping me busy and I got behind on computer maintenance).Here's what happens:I go to the Windows update site in IE. It says that it needs to check for the latest updating software, then says that I need to download and install the latest updating software and there is a button "Update Windows" that I need to click on which I do.The text now says something about downloading updating software and percentage numbers appear: It pauses on 67%, 84%, 92%, then goes to 100%. Then it is copying files, then it is registering. Each goes to 100% fairly quickly, then I get an error page. See screen shot below:I have checked FAQ, discussion forums, and troubleshooting on MS pages to no avail. Any ideas?Orange Blossom

A:Windows Update: Error Message

If the error occurred trying to update Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool see the following article:Error message when you try to install the Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Validation Tool from the Windows Update Web site: "0x80070005"

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When trying to update Windows XP I get the following error message:

"The instructions at "Ox0469410a" referenced memory at "Ox04e4ac08" The memory could not be "read". Click OK to terminate this program"

Unable to update XP and I get this message repeatedly.

Further, although IE 8 is not my default browser, whenever I turn on computer I get IE 8 windows asking me if I want to return to last page or to start page.

I uninstalled and reinstalled IE 8 -- not knowing what else to do -- but same problem. HELP! Thanks. I also notice that iexplore.exe runs even without using IE or Update.

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windows 7 has just said to me when i just resently tryed to update was this WindowsUpdate_800700C1" "WindowsUpdate_dt000

any help would be great

my specs

Hardware Diagnostic Tools: System Information

December-02-10 6:15:31 PM

A:Error message for windows update

See this link How do I reset Windows Update components&#63;

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Hi all,

Recently we have a computer which keeps popping up the Windows update message box.

Weird things are:

1. Windows update shows that this computer is up-to-date and no failed updates in the update history
2. The "Restart now" button is greyed out, which does not seems like normal windows update message box

We tried restart the computer several times, still the box keeps popping up.

We also tried below items:

1. sfc /scannow
=> no errors found

2. install malwarebytes anti-malware and perform full scan
=> no malwares found

3. Run windows update reset online
=> Error "Service registration is missing or corrupt" and not fixed by the reset
=> Followed instructions in service-registration-is-missing-or-corrupt

4. Re-run windows update reset online
=> no more error "Service registration is missing or corrupt"
=> get new error Windows Update error 0x90070003(2015-11-24-T-09_39_18A)
=> But in the detail report, it says fixed

5. Find article auto-update-wants-to-restart-constantly
=> no folder "reboot required" found under that registry path

But none of them help.

Any more suggestions are appreciated. Thanks.

OS: Windows 7 SP1

A:Windows update message box keeps popping up

I have never seen this picture coming form Windows 7 or Microsoft when doing Windows 7 Updates. It will remind me to reboot but never has the (Remind me in) box.

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I finally figured out how to remove that "Upgrade to Windows 10" message that keeps popping up in my taskbar, but now, it's back!  I went back into my Add/Remove programs to see if I, in fact, re-downloaded it somehow (Microsoft Windows KB3035583).  It's not there.  I'm thinking this might be a HP update (I received a message once saying that Microsoft was no longer supporting Windows 8.1 and HP would be taking over any issues, etc.).  I'm thinking that this "Upgrade to Windows 10" message may have been included in an HP update.  Can someone help me to get rid of this annoying pop-up in my taskbar?!  I'm not interested in Windows 10.  I downloaded it and tried it and I hated it, so I went back to Windows 8. Thanks for your help,Dawn R.

A:removing windows 10 update message

dawnarager wrote:I finally figured out how to remove that "Upgrade to Windows 10" message that keeps popping up in my taskbar, but now, it's back!  I went back into my Add/Remove programs to see if I, in fact, re-downloaded it somehow (Microsoft Windows KB3035583).  It's not there.  I'm thinking this might be a HP update (I received a message once saying that Microsoft was no longer supporting Windows 8.1 and HP would be taking over any issues, etc.).  I'm thinking that this "Upgrade to Windows 10" message may have been included in an HP update.  Can someone help me to get rid of this annoying pop-up in my taskbar?!  I'm not interested in Windows 10.  I downloaded it and tried it and I hated it, so I went back to Windows 8. Thanks for your help,Dawn R.That KB update is an update from microsoft the keeps the ever persistent windows 10 upgrade to keep on reappearing everytime the computer restarts. This is a microsoft update issue. The best way to remove this is by removing the update altogether and by using a third party application which you need to run not install. To make this icon and its notifications go away, Microsoft unhelpfully recommends hiding them.  This works for the current session, but restart your system (which happens from time to time), and it reappears. You can?t right-click on the icon and tell it not to bug you anymore, and while you could remove its entry from the Task Scheduler, that does... Read more

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Windows Update History error message: Hewlett-Packard - Imaging - Null Print - HP Photosmart 6520 series - Failed to install on ... (many dates listed)  Error 0x8024200b  Can anyone help explain/resolve?

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I'm using XP Pro SP2, IE6 and having problems getting access to Windows update, although I've used it many times before. I get error message 80072EE7. I have tried all the things suggested on the linked support page and knowledge base page including disabling Firewall (Sygate Personal), checking hosts file.
I have run an updated McAffee Virusscan. Still the problem persists, any suggestions would be welcome.

Thanks Gary

A:Windows Update Error Message

Hmm...what linked support page might you be talking about? Please post a link, if you have it.

Do you have any other problems connecting to the Internet (any website)?

If you go to Network Connections (Control Panel/Network & Internet Connections/Network Connections), list the connections appearing there.


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Hello all,

While trying to update my windows xp i keep getting the error message...

Your current security settings prohibit running activeX controls on this page. As a result the page may not display correctly.

After i hit the ok button nothing happens and the screen stays blank and does not list the updates available. I was also wondeing if this problem may also be causing me not to be able to sign into my hotmail accounts and messenger. I have checked out all the help information but keep coming up with dead ends so i decided to turn to you guys for some help. I have had a look through your forums and some of the problems seem similar but not being very computer savvy i thought id ask and include the message i get when i try to update.

Thank you in advance for any help you may be able to give me.

A:Error message on windows update

Hi MacDonald1, Welcome to TSG !!
Have a look here :

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I get windows update 8007273d "windows update dt000" error message when i try to get updates. I have windows 7 professsional.

A:windows 7 update error message

hello bobdd and Welcome

Could you update your system specs - System Info - See Your System Specs

Its not really my area but have a look at this till someone more knowledgeable with WU pops in - Windows Update - Reset

Also this -

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This is my first post and I hope someone can help me. This weekend I went to the windows update site and upgraded to v6 from v5. Now I get the error message 0800x72F76 and cannot access the updates. I have an HP Pavillion 2.4 ghz 256mb windows xp with sp2 installed. Ireally need help with this.

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I use Windows 8.1 Home. I tried the free upgrade to 10 but didn't like it and reverted back to 8.1. Everything is ok. now, except for the one small detail. Whenever I download "important" updates using Windows Update it shows its progress bar with a message: "Your Windows 10 is being downloaded.", or something like that (I use a Polish version). I mean, I download regular updates for 8.1, not Windows 10. It's a small thing; I would consider editing this string manually, but I don't know where it's stored. I already deleted the GWX files and uninstalled the KB3035583 update.

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Hiya, I restarted my pc after updating windows 7 today and was greeted with a message about Windows recovering from a BSOD, unexpected shutdown according to the message. Clicking on the find solution button didn't do anything, the message disappeared is all. I'm not sure if this is part of an ongoing problem with occasional very slow startups or what. I've looked over the event log but been able to make sense of it.
I'm uploading the dump files in the hope that they are of some help to finding the cause(s).

I'd appreciate it if there's any help that anyone can offer, thanks

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Hello all, I have been receiving a message saying this site cannot be reached whatever.com took too long to respond ERR_TIMED_OUT.

This doesn't happen on all websites, youtube works fine for example, but my companies intranet login page does not work. Nor do other websites that I frequent. While googling (which the google search page does work) for an answer and clicking on links about half of the websites load and the other half I receive the too long to respond message. Often when I am away from my computer for a few hours, or it is off overnight when I try to load a previously non working webpage it magically works but only for a limited amount of time maybe an hour. Then when I click a link within that webpage I once again get the took too long to respond message. Oddly enough this website seems to be functioning perfectly fine.

I have tried opening websites in different browsers with similar outcomes, google chrome being my preferred browser.

I am using windows 10 home and chrome version 67.0.3396.99

Any and all help will be greatly appreciated as this is extremely frustrating.

A:took to long to respond error message

Are you using a router (or modem/router combo)? If so, connecting to it via ethernet or Wi-Fi?

What download/upload speeds do you get with speedtest.net?

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