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Windows 7 restarts after 2 hours??

Q: Windows 7 restarts after 2 hours??

Hi, my computer restarts every 2 hours because windows 7 RC version expired. I have windows 7 build 7100. How can i prevent restarting or where can i find the final windows 7 ultimate ?

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A: Windows 7 restarts after 2 hours??

Quote: Originally Posted by Unk75


Hi, my computer restarts every 2 hours because windows 7 RC version expired. I have windows 7 build 7100. How can i prevent restarting or where can i find the final windows 7 ultimate ?


You cant prevent it from happening, and in fact at the end of this month it goes into limited functionality mode. You can get RTM by buying it from MS or other retail source. Your current activation will not work on the RTM (7600)
Ken

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another computer restarts thread. mine started at the same time I installed sp2 and also installed different video editing tools(trying to find that perfect avi to mpeg) have since uninstalled all viedo converters and ran adware ,spybot, avg and online scan. found vbs krepper virus deleted file. I am still running in safe mode that is the only way it won't restart every 2- hours.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 9:15:41 AM, on 9/26/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS2\Explorer.EXE
C:\HJT\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,SearchAssistant = about:blank
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {00000010-6F7D-442C-93E3-4A4827C2E4C8} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: Google Toolbar Helper - {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O2 - BHO: IMTHelper Class - {FA1A6CC3-BE63-4f7c-A455-417D35A67DA6} - c:\windows2\system32\tsextsex.dll
O3 - Toolbar: &Google - {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F} - c:\program files\google\googletoolbar1.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [CTHelper] CTHELPER.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [UpdReg] C:\WINDOWS2\UpdReg.EXE
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [Jet Detection] C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\PROGRAM\ADGJDet... Read more

A:xp restarts since sp2 every 2-3 hours

now i get the blue screen about hardware
stop message
stop 0x0000000A
(0xac60038c,0x00000002,0x00000000,0x0x804eed80)
Thanks for any help

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Hello everyone,

So my problem is that my pc restarts every 2-3 hours (regular) after restart BIOS says There is problem with your hard drive please check Event Log for more info, so i opened even log and found.

SYSTEM LOGS:
===================================================================
Log Name: System
Source: ps7apa4b
Date: 2010-03-16 23:14:54
Event ID: 1
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Admin-PC
Description:
Protection Synchronization Driver detected an internal error, contact the customer support service.
===================================================================
Log Name: System
Source: EventLog
Date: 2010-03-16 23:14:58
Event ID: 6008
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Admin-PC
Description:
The previous system shutdown at 11:12:29 PM on ‎3/‎16/‎2010 was unexpected.
===================================================================
Log Name: System
Source: ps7apa4b
Date: 2010-03-16 21:13:35
Event ID: 1
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Admin-PC
Description:
Protection Synchronization Driver detected an internal error, contact the customer support service.
===================================================================
Log Name: System
Source: EventLog
Date: 2010-03-16 21:13:37
Event ID: 6008
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Admin-PC
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A:Pc Restarts Every 3-5 Hours.

Quote:





Originally Posted by n0f3ar


Update Windows license and product key tokens failed with 0xC004F050.

Installation of the Proof of Purchase failed. 0xC004F050




Run the WGA tool to check whether your system is genuine: http://www.microsoft.com/Genuine/
Note that it is against the forum rules to help you if you are running pirated software.
If you did buy it then see if this can help you solve the activation issue: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/e...9-6245f0961d0b

Regards,
Reventon

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My Laptop Restarts within every 3to4 hours. When restarting it doesnt show any shutting down window or an error it suddenly goes down and restarts. i tried by repairing the os but im still having the problem. im using windows 7 ultimate. plz someone help me

A:My Laptop Restarts within every 3to4 hours

By any chance is this the RC-7100 versions that is expiring ?

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Greetings All,

I have had really bad frustrations with the unpredictability of Focus Assist and Active Hours ever since build 1809 on Windows 10 and this has now carried over on two PC?s; a Dell Desktop and a Toshiba Laptop. Here are some observations for the Microsoft Answers Community:

I have my Active Hours set from 7am to 11 PM on both computers. I also have notices checked to receive restart notifications. I will get the typical two notifications about the restarts sometimes on Patch Tuesday or the following day.

Sometimes the restarts are fine going without a hitch within about 1-2 hours after the first update notice. Other times for the past two YEARS I keep getting ?Your Computer Will Need to Start Outside of Active Hours, sometimes for FOUR OR FINE DAYS! The restart is not kicking in after the range of Active Hours have ended. This means, that from 11:O1PM to 7:01 AM I am not getting the restarts outside of Active Hours that Action Center says are waiting. Sometimes I just restart the computer through the Windows Start logo button I can?t stand waiting anymore.

What algorithms determine when these restarts happen outside of Active Hours? Why is there a delay of up to four or five days for a restart to occur for Restarts to happen outside of Active Hours? Microsoft needs to get a more definitive time for when the computer is set to restart outside of Active Hours and we need to see this in the Action Center toaster pop-up. Right-now, we have to g... Read more

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Hi!
I've read like 400 forum posts with the same problem without finding the solutions.

My computer can run a game (CSGO) for about 1-2 hours then it restarts. No bluescreen. After that it can restart just by opening a new website on chrome.

Specs:
ASUS motherboard z87-A
GTX 970 strix
Intel i5 3.4 Ghz
16 gb ram Corsair
Fractal design 800w PSU
intel 128gb SSD
This is what ive tried:
Removed 1 ram at the time
Removed the GPU (used the built in one on the motherboard when I tried this)
Checked temps on HWmonitor all looks normal. 30-40 degrees on both GPU and CPU
Reinstalled windows 7 and formated the entire drive before that.
Check the volts on HWmonitor and it looks fine.
Ive done a Memtest over night with 0 errors.
Installed old and new drivers for everything.

Ive checked event viewer and it tells me nothing. Only that computer restarted faulty.

When I run a Furmark test it can sometimes run for hours until I press "space" and make the ring disapear then comeback then it restarts.

Hope someone has some clue of what is going on here.

Thank you very much
 

A:Computer restarts after 1-2 hours of gaming. Tried almost everything. Need ideas of whats going on.

If there's a failure that forces restart, then the EVENTVWR will log it before the restart.
Look again for logs->system, scroll for errors
 

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Hi guys

having a big issue with my new computer here, it started when i installed Grand Theft Auto 4, everytime i tried launching the game on Steam/in folder. My computer restarts itself straight away each time! Later on i notice when i left the computer on while i'm sleepin the computer restarts itself sometimes too. Once a BSOD appeared.

I had no other issues with all the other games, til i bought and installed Dead Space today, again the same problem! Restarts when i click Play again!

I have attached a zip file of my minidump if that helps

Any help in resolving this would be most appreciated.

Regards
Chris

A:Windows 7 PC restarts itself when launching certain games/restarts itself on random

My PC started to restart itself randomly a while ago, but I honestly couldn't tell you what caused it because I dont know! I opened her up and looked inside and checked all the connections (with some I disconnected and reconnected to make sure they were on right) and after that... no more problems! Strange and unhelpful I know... but might be worth checking your connections.

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Hi folks,

We need to run a Data Collector Set, to continuously monitor performance of some machines. We created the DCS from a Basic template, configured and started ok.?
However, few hours later the DCS stops, and we get "Access Denied" error when we try to re-start it.?
Deleting the DCS and re-creating it resolves the issue for few hours, but then again the DCS stops few hours later with "Access Denied" error.?
We can not figure out what is causing it. ?
The issue happens to all our Windows boxes, old and new, running different OS, from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016.?
Any ideas?

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 the duration of my laptop  HP Pavilion 15-ab269sa has reduced to 2 hours 40 inested of 7 hours 

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Hello Tech Support!
I have been experiencing an unstable desktop pc for about eight weeks now. I need help!! This pc is eighteen months old, purchased from ibuypower. It is running the original OS, OEM win7 64 bit which I freshly reinstalled last week. BSOD crashes, hardlock crashes, distorted image followed by a loud buzzing. Replaced the video card with another XFX AMD Radeon HD 6870, still crashing. Updated video driver, updated BIOS, ran disk check, ran sfc /scannow no integrity violations, ran mem86 for ten passes no errors, removed two memory stixs still crashing, put stixs in other two slots, still crashing. Tried two other stixs still crashing. Temps look good.
Have not tried driver verifier yet. A complete noob here. Would you please help me?

A:BSOD + loud buzzing Hours and Hours tied up

Asus M4A87TD EVO AMD 870 AMD Phenom ll X6 1090T Black Edition Six-Core CPU 8 GB DDR3-1600 XFX AMD Radeon HD 6870 1GB 850W PSU Cooler MAster HAF 922

oops. Here are the specs. Thought they would show up with my name. Sorry about that.

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I need to check a laptop contains HDD or SSD in windows 7, I am trying for the past two hours but unable to find it in Windows 7. Can anybody else help regarding this?

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Quote:




It has been an incredible 24 hours for Windows and our fans. We?re humbled and grateful to see the response to Windows 10. We have seen unprecedented demand for Windows 10, with reviews and customer feedback overwhelmingly positive around the globe. We are doing everything we can to upgrade the world to Windows 10 as quickly as possible over the coming days and weeks ahead.

From Sydney to Nairobi to London to New York City, yesterday we celebrated with fans all over the world. We had so much fun seeing your appreciation for Windows 10, we thought we?d share a few of our favorite photos.

We also love seeing the response to # UpgradeYourWorld. Thank you for sharing what you?re doing to #UpgradeYourWorld. Many have already voted for organizations to be our 10th global non-profit partner by tagging their favorite organization and using #vote and #UpgradeYourWorld on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Keep it coming! This is a year-long initiative and we want to do great things ? together ? all over the world.




Windows 10 ? The First 24 Hours | Blogging Windows

A:Windows 10 – The First 24 Hours

humble at the response my foot. People just don''t realize how much personal data microsoft will be collecting.

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Hi my dad has a asus laptop thats about 3 years old with windows 8.1 on it.it only has basic programmes on it with defender and windows firewall. A few weeks ago he accidently refreshed it back to its 2014 state so im trying to do the windows updates on it.windows update says its ready to install updates but when i click check for updates it goes a couple of hours without finding any result.just keeps checking. I tried the microsoft troubleshooter which says it does a fix but same problem happens.
I found a so called series of solution on youtube and the one that seemed to work was wsusoffline.zip a programme that downloaded all the needed windows updates.i am at the stage after the reboot where the cumalitive updates are to be installed but they are taking a very long time.I thought id try my luck here for some advice.
Thank you in advance.hope i havent wrote too much.

Sent from my SM-A510F using Tapatalk
 

A:Windows updates takeing hours or getting stuck after windows refresh

It most like was reset to 8.0. If so you need to find a location to upgrade to the 8.1 version and then your updates will work.

Check out https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/15356/windows-8-install-update-kb-2919355
 

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Hello,need you help!

I have a hp computer 6735s,AMD Athlon(tm)X2 DualCore QL-62.
I cant work normally, the Windows 7 crashes every day almost every 1-2 hours.

here is one of the dump files: what can be the problem? or how can i found exactly what causes it?




Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Loading Dump File [C:\Windows\Minidump\031211-20966-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x86 compatible
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16695.x86fre.win7_gdr.101026-1503
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0x8340e000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0x83556810
Debug session time: Sat Mar 12 10:28:51.097 2011 (GMT+3)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:00:09.219
Loading Kernel Symbols
.......................................................
Loading User Symbols
Mini Kernel Dump does not contain unloaded driver list
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
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A:Please help - Windows 7 crashes every 2 hours

**** Have noted what you list above - but still recommend you follow the directions below.....****
To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:
** Until a .dmp file is generated, the Minidump folder may not exist.**

*Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl Press Enter.
*Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
*Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
*Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kb) in the drop down box (the 256kb varies).
*Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
*OK.
Reboot if changes have been made.

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I'm using Windows 7 presently. I clicked on the Get Windows 10 icon in the taskbar and the screen that popped up says:
"Starting download ...
Once download is complete, you can start
the upgrade, or schedule it for later."
After 5 hours it is still downloading. I checked Task Manager and it says Get Windows is running. Is there any way I can check what is going on?

A:Get Windows 10 app still downloading after 5 hours

Originally Posted by ewnowak


I'm using Windows 7 presently. I clicked on the Get Windows 10 icon in the taskbar and the screen that popped up says:
"Starting download ...
Once download is complete, you can start
the upgrade, or schedule it for later."
After 5 hours it is still downloading. I checked Task Manager and it says Get Windows is running. Is there any way I can check what is going on?



Hi ewnowak and welcome to Tenforums.

The download will be pretty big, between 3 and 4 GB, so it could take a while, depending on your internet speed. Once it's ready, it will show in Windows Update.
You could also go directly to the MCT (Media Creation Tool) at the Microsoft website, and download that way, (through your browser, so you can watch the progress), or even the Microsoft TechBench website.

You can find all the information here:
Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums

Hope that helps.

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Whenever I leave my computer on or while I'm playing a game, Windows 7 crashes on me at regular intervals at about 2 hours. Everything shuts off except the monitor, and as soon as I turn the computer back on, it runs for about 2 hrs then shuts off again. Any Suggestions?

A:Windows 7 Crashes every 2 hours

  
Quote: Originally Posted by monkchant


Whenever I leave my computer on or while I'm playing a game, Windows 7 crashes on me at regular intervals at about 2 hours. Everything shuts off except the monitor, and as soon as I turn the computer back on, it runs for about 2 hrs then shuts off again. Any Suggestions?


What version of windows are you running? is the time and date correct on the computer?

Ken

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Hi all this is my first post here.

My computer lately is really trying to tempt me to throw it through the window.
Of late it won't shut down, i shut it down in the normal way, but after the screen turns blue as it is shutting down it sits, and sits and sits. I have left it overnight and it is still shutting down after 10 hours. So i have to resort to hard swithing the machine off and suffering a system scan every time it starts up. I also currently have the trojan vundo virus (fccab.dll) which i'm still in the process of removing.

Also my desktop no longer works or displays correctly, it comes up with my picture background when loading, but then that disappears to a blue background, and my desktop setup options don't work, i can't click on anything in the display properties, desktop screen.

any ideas?

A:Windows Won't Shut Down, Sit's For Hours

Run both Adaware and Spybot Search and Destroy from safe mode, updating each program?s malware definitions before you scan and allowing both to fix what they find.If you do not already have these freeware aps installed on your computer, you can get them at the following sites:*AdAware SE: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download506.html*Spybot S&D: http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.htmlFollowing that that I suggest you post a ?HijackThis? log for expert assistance with your malware infection.Read the pinned post in our ?HijackThis? forum, here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/ Carefully read and follow all directions explicitly.Following instructions create a HJT log, and POST THE HJT LOG YOU CREATED IN OUR HJT FORUM ? not in this forum, at this link. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/posthjtlog.htmlInclude the specs for your computer (IE, what brand and model is the computer or what processor do you have, the amount of installed RAM, brand and model of motherboard, etc, and briefly describe the problem you are experiencing.)Unless you are expert at editing and altering the registry, Do not use the Hijack This program to try to fix anything by yourself as even what may seem to be a small mistake can render your operating system inoperable.Some files when in the correct folder for them may be fine while in another may be malware hiding. A member of our expert HJT Te... Read more

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Hi, I am recently having issues with win xp. I boot comp and suddenly windows freezes in the middle of loading. Literally after an hour it proceeds to finish loading then I have access. If anyone could help I'd appreciate it. Here is my hijack log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:25:27 PM, on 7/8/2008
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wltrysvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WLTRAY.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Xbox 360 Accessories\XboxStat.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exe
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A:Windows freezes for hours! HELP..

bump for placement please!!!

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Hi,

the updates on my wife's Windows 7 laptop are taking a very long time and I am considering forcing it to shut down. It started to update at about 11pm last night and when I went to bed an hour later it was on 19 out of 23. This morning at about 9am it was at 22 of 23 and it hasn't changed since then. That is now about 13 hours since the update started.

Is it time to give up and restart the computer?

A:Windows 7 been updating for over 12 hours.

Gave up waiting and rebooted the computer. It started fine but I decided to reboot again and it is now back doing update 19 of 23 again.

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Every morning when I wake up I find that my windows 7 system had shut down, also if i restart it in the morning i come back around 5 hrs. later and find it shutdown. I updated all my drivers and dont see any system errors. Is their anyone who can help.

A:Windows 7 crash after a few hours.

You sure it's not just going to sleep/hibernate?

When I first installed 7000 that's what I though.

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these people want to take over my camera, my email, track my location, read what I type. after 4 hours i'm done with it.

A:had windows 10 for 4 hours, need to go back to 8.1

That's what happens when there is a distinct lack of competition. Windows 8.1 will be my last microsoft product if they stay the course.

Either that, or I can imagine a scenario with Windows 11.. 12...13 where they track and record everything the computer is capable of recording.. then, one of two things will happen.. Either congress will step in to stop it, or private parties will develop software to disable it.

What I'd like to know is: At what point does it become illegal wire tapping? Or stalking?

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Hi everyone,

well I am at my very last trying to solve this on my own, so I thought I'd go to some experts. Basically, when I boot windows, things are unhappy from the getgo. ATI's ccc.exe errors right off the bat and then ATI won't work. Flash player crashes at some point anywhere from an hour to several hours. Text eventually disappears from my web browsers and microsoft word, at which point I am unable to open many programs on account of dll files being missing. And then I often get image file cannot be written or something like that. If I run wise registry cleaner, there are a ton of errors I think 44 of which cannot be fixed and even if I run it, a few hours later a second scan will reveal new registry errors. For the love of god, does anyone have any advice?
Thanks in advance!

A:windows breaks down after a few hours

Well...you've done two things incorrectly, IMO.a. You have installed/run a registry cleaner application.b. You failed to write down the error message by which Windows was attempting to point to the perceived problem.System manufacturer and model?Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons: Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.

The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.
Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria... Read more

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Have been experiencing regular BSOD's with Windows 7.

I have had 7 in 6 days. I suspect it's to do with a Marvell SATA controller, but wondered if anyone could give me any further pointers?

I have been having BSOD's previously where the Marvell SATA drivers were 'the possible cause'. 3 different Marvell drivers gave the same results, so now using the Windows 7 Microsoft standard AHCI drivers.

Now am getting a different BSOD dump.

Please see links for mini dump DBG info:

http://shconsultancy.co.uk/public/minidump01122010.txt

http://shconsultancy.co.uk/public/minidump30112010.txt

Look forward to hearing any advice on this matter.

A:Windows 7 BSOD - Once every 12 hours

Hi -

Run Driver Verifier - http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ed-473665.html

Provide full system info - http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

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For the last few days, my Windows XP Home has been locking up every few hours. It will lock up in less time if I am not using it. I have not installed or downloaded any new hard/software recently, I don't think. I have a HJT log if that helps.EDIT- It says I have IE 6, and if that is not the new one that is because I use FF.EDIT2- I hope everyone knew what I meant by locking up. By locking up, I mean ut freezes. It doesn't even change the clock after a minute has gone by. Also, the mouse light (optical light) is still on, and the num lock light is as well. Hardware things still work (cd drives open/close, etc.)Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 1:13:03 PM, on 12/20/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\cisvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.exeC:\Program Files\ProcessGuard\dcsuserprot.exeC:\Program Files\EPSON\... Read more

A:Windows Locking Up Every Few Hours

Hello there and welcome to Bleeping Computer's security forum.My name is David, I will be helping you with your log today.It is a good idea to print off these instructions:This will be useful as there is a possibility some of the instructions will need to be carried out where internet access is not available. You may also like to save these instructions in word/notepad to the desktop where they can be easily found for the same reasons as above. A print out of the instructions would be a good reference to make sure you don't yet lost.Also, it is important that you complete the instructions in the right order, and also that you don't miss any steps out!If you have any queries about the process or just general questions, just ask.I do not recommend that you have more than one anti virus product installed and running on your computer at a time. The reason for this is that if both products have their automatic (Real-Time) protection switched on, then those products which do not encrypt the virus strings within them can cause other anti virus products to create "false alarms". It can also lead to a clash as both products fight for access to files which are opened again this is the resident/automatic protection. In general terms, the two programs may conflict and cause false alarms - When the anti virus software tells you that your PC has a virus when it actually doesn't. Also it can cause system performance problems; your system may lock up due to both software produ... Read more

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My laptop running fine on windows 8 until it attempted an upgrade to 8.1...it took like 4 hours for the PC to state that it could not complete the installation and its Where to start? My laptop running fine on windows 8 until it attempted an upgrade to 8.1...it took like 4 hours for the PC to state that it could not complete the installation and its restoring it to its previous state(windows 8) restoring it to its previous state(windows 8) More than 10 hours passed and all I see on the screen is please wait...do not turn off the computer More than 10 hours passed and all I see on the screen is please wait...do not turn off the computer

I can not access the boot menu after pressing shift and f8 twice. I can not access the boot menu after pressing shift and f8 twice. I tried loading details up default three times and the same screen message I tried loading details up default three times and the same screen message

What to do now as more importantly are files I don't want to loose

A:windows 8 to 8.1 upgrade no luck for more than 12 hours

If it was mine, I would shut it off & restart it.
Maybe someone else will offer their thoughts.

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I have a Packard Bell X5620 (M3720) and yes its great quad core and everything but it keeps either freezing or BSOD. I am currently doing exams and coursework and I will be in the middle of a piece and then I get BSOD. work just doesn't save even auto saving :/ so I want to know your advice and what I should do ??? Tell me what else you need to know

Thanks

A:Windows 7 BSOD every couple of hours

Was anything changed recently... like new drivers or perhaps a change in the BIOS? The error is pointing to a problem with Netio.sys which is sitting at an invalid memory address.

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Hello,
About a week ago, the OS on my Dell Inspiron 1545 began to hang on a daily basis, becoming unresponsive for hours. I have resorted to shutting the power off manually. As I am a novice user with limited expertise, I was wondering if anyone can help.

I have attached snips from the events I think caused the hang from the event logger. If there is additional information you need, I will be more than happy to supply it. It's becoming a big inconvenience.

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Quote: Originally Posted by filskyz


Hello,
About a week ago, the OS on my Dell Inspiron 1545 began to hang on a daily basis, becoming unresponsive for hours. I have resorted to shutting the power off manually. As I am a novice user with limited expertise, I was wondering if anyone can help.

I have attached snips from the events I think caused the hang from the event logger. If there is additional information you need, I will be more than happy to supply it. It's becoming a big inconvenience.
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Hi and welcome

I believe it is DEP. goto control panel>system control panel>advanced settings>performance>DEP. what is it set to? is it grayed out?
See Pic

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I am not a computer expert, but I'm usually able to figure out a problem and fix it. My new workstation is an older model and has not been updated for over a year. I have run Windows Update for 8 hours straight to no avail.  I would appreciate some detailed help--hopefully in simple English (I don't understand all the terminology and buzzwords)--to get this computer updated so I can install SolidWorks. Please help. Thanks Bruce

A:Windows 7 Update runs for hours--nothing happens

ElmersEAR Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!This has become a "standard problem" with anyone trying to do Windows Updates in Win7 these days.I maintain some PCs that still use Win7 (their owners despise Win10) and have found that the steps detailed below help to overcome the hung Windows Update problem ...Download these updates before starting the installation process and copy them to a USB flash drive.Install Windows 7 with SP1 and leave the network cable disconnected.Disconnect the network cable or disable the WiFi.Install these two updates from the flash drive before connecting to the network and running Windows Update.KB Links:https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3083710https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605Have to stop the Windows Update service BEFORE installing each of these: net stop wuauservNOTE: KB3172605 supercedes KB3161608 which supercedes KB3102810If you have a problem with KB3172605, post back as there is a separate fix for that.Then, after you re-enable Windows Update, it should only take 2-4 hours to find and do the updates, not days.Good Luck

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it's been 5 hours now and the reset is only at 7%. Will it brick the pc tp remove the power and try and reset it?

A:Windows 8 Reset Taking Hours

Is the percentage still increasing? You do have it plugged in, correct?

When you did the reset, did you tell it to clean the drive/s or just replace your files?

It you told it to clean the drives, I am not sure how it does that, but it might take a while for the drives to be reformatted, if that is part of the procedure... Maybe someone else knows this process in more detail.

Mine (a minimal install) takes about 15 minutes if I just replace my files and around an hour if I clean the OS partition. You may no longer have the option to just replace your files.

Hard for me to say what might happen if you reset now. I suppose the final result might depend on how the reset is set up, but there is a good chance you would still have to reset the system. You might end up doing the first 5 hours over again...

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Hello

I am currently experiencing a problem with my computer where it completely freezes every ten minutes to two hours. When it freezes the mouse won't move, but any sound will continue to play. Holding the power button or unplugging it are the only ways to turn it off. I have tried CCcleaner, Microsoft hotfix, moving the RAM sticks around, using only one stick of RAM, running Memtest86+, running full system scans with antivirus, updating drivers, changing DRAM timings to manufacturer's specs, even deleting everything I installed before this started happening, but the problem still persists. The CPU never goes above 40 degrees C, and the video card never goes above 60. I have two start-up programs, rivatuner and FWupdate. The only event log kept was that the computer shut down unexpectedly.

My system specs are:
Intel core i5 750 (stock clock)
ASUS P7P55D-E
4GB OCZ obsidian RAM (1600MHZ but won't run more than 1333)(2x2GB)
BFG GeForce GTX285 (stock clocks)
Seagate barracuda 320GB HDD @7200rpm
Rosewill 950W "Xtreme" series PSU

I have experienced freezing like this before and usually switching the RAM sticks places with each other or running CCcleaner worked.

Thanks in advance for any help with this.

A:Windows 7 machine freezes every several hours

Are you overclocking?

RivaTuner is a tweaking utility. Win7 needs no tweaking whatsoever as it is as lean and optimized as an OS can be. As beta testers learned the hard way, tweaking always comes back to bite you with Win7. Neither of the two you mention are needed for startup so can be turned off. However your AV should start with Windows - make sure you are running a lean mean AV like free MS Security Essentials or Avast with the Win7 Firewall only.

Try running Clean Boot to see if anything else is running that might be responsible: How to Troubleshoot a Problem by Performing a Clean Startup in Windows 7 or Vista

If this fails, I'd try SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker, then if necessary Repair Install as a last step before a clean reinstall.

If you clean reinstall, swear off overclocking or any tweaking whatsoever beyond normal system settings. Follow these steps to get a perfect install: re-install windows 7

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Hi all,

I am having a very frustrating problem with Windows Time on my Windows 7 computer. Not only has it happened to my Windows 7 computer, but it has also happened to all of my other Windows XP computers, this time problem only seems to be happening to me (I have no idea why me), it doesn't seem happen to any of my friends or family members, or work computers etc. etc. My problem is my time keeps going back three hours at completely random times. One day my time is correct (after changing it from a previous error), and then the next thing I know, it's gone back three hours again with no warnings whatsoever. I have tried changing the default time server to one of the other listed ones. I've tried not syncing with a time server on the Internet. I've tried manually fixing the time, but it still goes back. Everything that I try, it always seems to go back. I have my computers set on "Pacific Time" and I live in Massachusetts. Does anybody know how to fix this problem? I believe it's a time synchronization error but I have no idea how to fix it, and why it happens to every single computer I use.

Thanks for the help!

-McDougal

A:Windows Time keeps going back three hours

Change your time zone to UTC-5:00 Eastern Time. Why is it set to Pacific if you live in MA?

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One of our XP computers runs automated updates for Windows. There has never been any problems.

However the last few days, there have been 10 updates installing, and the 3rd update is taking hours upon hours to install. I have never seen anything like that before.

Is this normal? How would I go about approaching this? It will more than likely update itself later today and if anyone could help me, it would be appreciated.
 

A:Windows Updates taking 8 hours

well first off im guessing your not running off of dial up, second off, just try resetting your computer and going at it again
 

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My wifes computer has been acting up lately by lagging. I tried to do a defrag, but when I went to log onto the computer the next day, It took over two hours for windows to open. I am trying to do some of the fixes suggested for Start up repair, but I can not even get it to come up to open the replacement disc.

I make it to the password screen and then I get the Welcome screen, but then it just shows the moving circle, but nevers opens.

Oh and by the way, I am another one who has no idea about computers other than how to turn them on, and I screwed that up!!

Please help before my wife kills me!!!

A:Windows takes or two hours to load

boot into safe mode...............restart your pc then tap th F8 key about once every second till yuor presented with a list of options

pick the safemode option (just safemode not with networking or anything) you use your up down arrows to highlight then return to select

when it boots into safemode (hopefully much faster) do this (i copied this from microsofts site to save time ...........

Click StartCollapse this imageExpand this image

, type msconfig in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

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If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue. On the General tab, click Selective Startup.Under Selective Startup, click to clear the Load Startup Items check box.Click the Services tab, click to select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box, and then click Disable All. Click OK. When you are prompted, click Restart.
then reboot as normal see how long it takes , if it works come back and we can talk you through what to do next

if it doesnt work , or if it still takes an age to boot into safemode even we need to look into the operating system possibly being faulty

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For about the past week my computer has been automatically shutting down (not restarting) once every 23 hours exactly...

It seems to have started after setting OODefrag v8.5 pro to run automatically one night (at 3:00AM) and shut down when it was complete. Ever since then it shuts down every 23 hours. The first time (which was the night after I set ooDefrag to run automatically) it shut down at 3:00AM, the next night at 2:00AM etc. etc...

I only set oodefrag to do this once (not on a repeating schedule) and can not find any scheduled tasks with in oodefrag. I have since removed oodefrag from my computer. This did not solve the problem. I have also looked into windows Scheduled Tasks folder, which is empty...

I ran mcafee antivirus which found no viruses/spyware.

I also ran Adaware and Superantispyware which also found nothing.

BUT when I run Tuneup Utilities 2006 --> Administrater Control --> TuneUp Process Manager I see a running process called FamilyKeyLogger on /windows/system32/cisvc.exe (though I do not see this process in windows task manager process viewer).

Last night I disabled that process manually and the computer did NOT restart automatically. That led me to believe that that process was some kind spy/malware and was causing the problem until I read the following (which is quoted from a review posted on download.com):

"go to

Administer & Control -> Tune Up Process Manager

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A:Windows XP Pro Automatically Shutting Down Every 23 Hours.. Need help

Try the following Link, it might help:
http://www.spywareremove.com/removeFamilyKeyLogger.html

They got a removal software tool to download.
Best of Luck, in removing the spyware.

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Hello,I'm Using a Asus M2N-CM mainboard(Using Newest Bios)Amd Athlon X2 5000+ CPU OCZ Platinum 2x 1gb 800mhz ddr2 ATI 4870 Sapphire512mb Videocard Hard drive: wd1600jsor wd740adfd And a lg 16x dvd burner GH20NS10The installation Is now running for more then 40 hours en still not over 50%.Every load in between even for selecting wich harddrive to install takes about 5 to 10 minutes.During 1 try to install the installation gave a BSOD with something about a USB driver so i disconnected the PCI-Usb card in my pc with no succes.Updated the bios still no effect, Downloaded the RC iso again burned it again. Downloaded the 32bit version tried that one, still the same problem.In total i have 6 harddrives but disconnected them all during the install to make sure that wasn't the problem.Could someone help plz? I'm now still using windows xp 32bit Sp3Thanks in advanceN.b. Also Tried the Build 7000 Iso a few months back but the problem was the same!

A:Very Slow install over 40 hours (Windows 7)

Well i found the problem but there is no fix for it.... It's probably my chipset. Because it functions in VM ware, it doesn't install from cd or from usb. Unplugged every component of my pc and the problem is still the same. Hopefully microsoft wil fix this bug.Thanks for all your answers :)Well it's working now.I disabled the floppydrive in the bios and then it flew right through.Thanks for the good answers!

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Windows 7 was updating. The message "Preparing to configure Windows. Do not turn off your computer." is displayed. The laptop is hung. Nothing is progressing. The progress circle us still, and not spinning. Like this for several hours.What do I do?

A:Windows 7 update hung for hours

I would reboot...if system can't reboot, manually shut the power down and then reboot.  Run the chkdsk /r command, if system boots into Windows.
 
Chkdsk From Command Prompt, Win 7 - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/496613/contextmenu-is-causing-explorerexe-to-crash/?p=3067880
 
Louis

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I have a ~$2K PC w/ W8.1, and full scans with defender used to take about 5 mins. All of a sudden it takes 13 hours to scan but the completion bar is like %3. The # of files scanned keeps going up but I eventually canceled the 13 hour scan because I wanted to try reinstalling Spybot because I read other antivirus programs such as spybot might be interfering with defender all of a sudden even though I have never had a problem with both running for many years. Spybot was still scanning in normal time, about 8 mins for a full scan.
I uninstalled Spybot and Defender is even worse. It froze at # of items scanned:1.

To make matters worse, Spybot is Error 404: Sorry, that page doesn't exist! when trying to re download it.
thankfully I have never had spybot or defender find anything bad but I scan with them like OCD a few times a day usually after web browsing and before logging into something (I never keep cookies unless logged in to something).

Anyway, WTF?
thanks.

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Latest preview
1607 (10.0.14959.1000) (November 3, 2016; 6 days ago


Latest release
1607 (10.0.14393.448) (November 9, 2016; 0 days ago

The "latest" release has yet to install, however issue is Windows Defender running 40+ hours on Nov. 2, 2016!
Or does anyone know why and if there exsists a patch for Defender?

Kevin

He is, and then I am!

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hi everyone,
one of your members has helped me thru fixing an msn photo virus and i got the all clear.
However he then told me to do a chkdsk and it won't do it either from start run chkdsk /f or from reboot , it just hangs there for hours with a blank screen.
I havent got an xp disk as the pc came with it already on , and the tech guy on here has suggested i now try this forum.
please can anyone help?!!
thank you i await eagerly replies
debbie
 

A:windows xp- chkdsk hanging for nine hours!

bitofanovice! said:

hi everyone,
one of your members has helped me thru fixing an msn photo virus and i got the all clear.
However he then told me to do a chkdsk and it won't do it either from start run chkdsk /f or from reboot , it just hangs there for hours with a blank screen.
I havent got an xp disk as the pc came with it already on , and the tech guy on here has suggested i now try this forum.
please can anyone help?!!
thank you i await eagerly replies
debbieClick to expand...

no replies yet- still getting chkdsk errors, can anyone help?
 

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Hi all,

I know a fair bit about computers-operating systems but I can't seem to find the problem causing this...
Maybe you guys could help me? Otherwise i'll just do a clean format which I rather not do...

On Google I found these errors to be related to suspending, hibernating, ...
The PC just BSOD randomly every +-2 hours...

I didn't install any new drivers or hardware... (that I know off...)

I would much appreciate it if you guys could help.

Thank you!

Link: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/198422/Seven%20Forums.zip

A:BSOD Windows 7 64bit every +-2 hours

Welcome g0d0rz,
Are you using the windows 7 rc? That is shutting down every 2 hours now.

Edit: Nevermind it looks like you're using the RTM version, That's about all I can tell from the info in that zip file, I'm sure someone with better knowledge of reading those will be along to help you out.

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I reinstalled Windows 7 for reasons that could be explained in an entirely  separate thread.
Anyway, Windows 7 is stuck on the "stage 3 of 3 Preparing to configure Windows" screen and has been since late last afternoon. So for a good 13 hours.
I'm not supposed to turn the computer off...
So do I wait until the world comes to an end or do I have other options?

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Yes, this is happening after running MS Update after the reinstall.
We really don't have this kind of time to waste.  

A:Preparing to configure Windows... for 13 hours now

FINALLY finished - something like 16-17 hours!

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I have a ~$2K PC w/ W8.1, and full scans with defender usually take about 5 mins. All of a sudden it takes 13 hours scanning and the completion bar is only at like %3. The # of files scanned keeps going up but I eventually canceled the 13 hour scan because I wanted to try reinstalling Spybot because I read other antivirus programs such as spybot might be interfering with defender all of a sudden even though I have never had a problem with both running for many years. Spybot was still scanning in normal time, about 8 mins for a full scan. Defender can still do a quick scan in like 13 seconds.
I uninstalled Spybot and Defender is even worse. It froze at # of items scanned:1.

A:13 hours windows defender scan at %3

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Latest preview
1607 (10.0.14959.1000) (November 3, 2016; 6 days ago


Latest release
1607 (10.0.14393.448) (November 9, 2016; 0 days ago

The "latest" release has yet to install, however issue is Windows Defender running 40+ hours on Nov. 2, 2016!
Or does anyone know why and if there exsists a patch for Defender?

Kevin

He is, and then I am!

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I know this issue has been discussed all over the internet, including this forum, so forgive me for adding more clutter on the topic. I've read everything I can find, and tried every fix short of a fresh install. Nothing helps.

For me the problem started several Patch Tuesdays ago. Checking for Updates takes many hours, then Downloading them takes several more. Last time it was only 4 updates which took about 4+ hours to check, then another 4+ hours to download. Installation seems to be operating normally.

I have two 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 systems that are both doing the same thing.

Since no one seems to agree on a solution, can someone point me in the right direction on this? Thanks...

A:Windows Update takes Hours

Hi,
Was this any of the suggestions you've read
When manually installing updates you need to switch your update settings to Never check for updates and restart the machine first.
Windows Update Settings - Change

Make sure KB3020369 is installed if not manually install it this is the main article page with all versions,
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3020369
These other links do prompt you to download as soon as you click on them just to give you a heads up

Win-7 32 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...020369-x86.msu
Win-7 64 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...020369-x64.msu

Then manually install KB3172605 main article page with all versions,
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605
KB3172605
Win-7 32 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...172605-x86.msu

Win-7 64 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...172605-x64.msu

After switch your windows update settings back to what you had prior and manually check for updates and the rest should show up shortly.

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I know this issue has been discussed all over the internet, including this forum, so forgive me for adding more clutter on the topic. I've read everything I can find, and tried every fix short of a fresh install. Nothing helps.

For me the problem started several Patch Tuesdays ago. Checking for Updates takes many hours, then Downloading them takes several more. Last time it was only 4 updates which took about 4+ hours to check, then another 4+ hours to download. Installation seems to be operating normally.

I have two 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 systems that are both doing the same thing.

Since no one seems to agree on a solution, can someone point me in the right direction on this? Thanks...

A:Windows Update takes Hours

Hi,
Was this any of the suggestions you've read
When manually installing updates you need to switch your update settings to Never check for updates and restart the machine first.
Windows Update Settings - Change

Make sure KB3020369 is installed if not manually install it this is the main article page with all versions,
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3020369
These other links do prompt you to download as soon as you click on them just to give you a heads up

Win-7 32 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...020369-x86.msu
Win-7 64 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...020369-x64.msu

Then manually install KB3172605 main article page with all versions,
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172605
KB3172605
Win-7 32 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...172605-x86.msu

Win-7 64 bit
https://download.microsoft.com/downl...172605-x64.msu

After switch your windows update settings back to what you had prior and manually check for updates and the rest should show up shortly.

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Windows Update still Checking for hours. What must do I need to do? 

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