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Windows 7 after Downloading current UPDates, failes to complete intall of updates

Q: Windows 7 after Downloading current UPDates, failes to complete intall of updates

I keep getting Error message: Install Failure after Windows updates are downloaded and Windows attempts to install those updates.

The download is successfull, however, after Windows 7 attempts to install those updates I get this message:

Configuring Windows Update. Do Not Turn off computer.

After Windows attempts the installations of those updates, I get the following message: Failure configuring Service Pack. Reverting Changes. Error_install_failure (0x80070643).

I contacted Microsoft on the problem via emails....they went through a number of trouble shooting techniques....but after all of their recommendations, all they could tell me was to reinstall Windows 7.

I really would not like to do that. Do you have any idea what the problem is?

I have HP Pavilian dv6-3010 us Entertainment Notebook
Windows7, 64bit syatem, 8 gigabytes of Ram, 320Gig Hard Drive

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Just had my had my hard drives replaced (Ouch! So much for my raid setup). Windows 7 Pro re-insalled.

I checked for any updates and found 85 Important and 31 Optional.

Nothing seems to be able to be updated. After a day of running my updates. none seem to be installed.

The status is "Downloading 85 updates (0 KB total, 0% complete)"

Did a couple of Google searches and attempted to follow suggestions.

Not sure of what I did, but was able to install 14 Important updates, but I can't seem to get the remaining updates installed.

Would someone be able to assist me?



A:Downloading 85 updates (0 KB total, 0% complete)

First reboot your computer, then install KB3020369, if not installed.
Then install KB3172605.

Windows updates should return to normal.



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Its been doing most of these updates forever, when I go to shut it down it updates but when I wake up in the morning these updates are still not done... It's like they never finish. This happens every night for the past 6 months or so i'm getting tired of it now so i need some help. I've tried Reset Windows Update History that works for a week or so but they eventually come back.

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

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-WJ2H8-R6B6D-7QJB7
Windows Product Key Hash: ckKNc+BBPDWmo1LUlOkraNjlQ34=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00006
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {9D9F00D6-4ACE-4595-9A2E-8B72A3B5B243}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
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-->
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A:Windows wont complete updates, Security Updates KB2604121

I've deleted a environmental variable for a PATH for Java I added long ago and it downloaded and installed it for now. I will see if anything else happens

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I already had it check for updates which took 12 hours, when it found some, I told it to download updates. The computer now has been running for two days with the Windows Update open displaying the following: "Downloading 242 Updates (0 KB total 0% Complete)." Which to me, sounds like it thinks that the total size of these updates is 0 kb, which doesn't make any sense. This has been sitting like this with the 'Downloading 242 Updates (0 KB total 0% Complete)' since shortly after I posted the other problem with this laptop. It is a nice laptop found up on campus in a luggage bag in the dumpster, looks brand new. Had Windows 7 Home Premium in which I formatted and put Windows 7 Ultimate on it. but now since, All that goes on with updates is, "Downloading 242 Updates (0 KB total 0% Complete)"
Any ideas on how to fix this and get the ball rolling?

A:Downloading 242 Updates (0 KB total 0% Complete) for two days now

Let me get this: You clean installed Windows with SP1? If you did, you can use the rollup package by Microsoft to install all the updates (until July as it is a July rollup package). Follow the instructions here: http://www.howtogeek.com/255435/how-to-update-windows-7-all-at-once-with-microsofts-convenience-rollup/

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Envy notebook W2K84UA#ABA  Anyway the hp assistant is trying to downlaod messages and updates defintion and will not complete , just keeps going, more than an hour now Wireless lan 1, microsoft wifi direct virtual adapter NOT connected (whatever that means)  

A:Downloading messages and updates defintion wont complete tas...

  powered off and back on, working now but, the batttery situstion sucks, but nothing i can do about it other than NEVER buy an HP again  AND when i first got it battery had up to SIX HOURS OF LIFE if i wasnt using anything, had battery saver on, now i cant get it more than 2...that is unacceptable but too late to return to Costco, 93 days

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Been trying to do this for about 2 weeks now My computer downloads updates, but won't install. I've cleared the folders and tried downloading and installing again, removed my bit defender, looked on other sited but nothing seems to work. I know there are computer geniuses out there, but I ain't one. Any help will be appreciated

A:Solved: My XP 64 bit downloads but won't intall Windows updates

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My computer had 45 updates that were stuck in downloading updates for 12 - 24 hours+.
I decided to stop the downloading updates process to find out why my computer was stuck in downloading updates.
I followed instructions from a Windows forum and turned off my avast, malwarebytes and windows firewall and tried to download the 45 updates again.
The 45 updates were stuck in downloading updates for another 12 - 24+ hours.

So I went to a different forum and did the following to the computer:

- Ran Microsoft FixIt, received error 0x80070424
- Tried to run update. Still hangs
- Went into msconfig and went to selective start-up and disabled windows
update. Still hanfs.
- Noticed Chromium browser was installed; uninstalled it and deleted subkeys
in the registry
- Ran malwarebytes and discovered 3 viruses:

Registry Keys:
PUP.Optional.InstallCore, HKU\S-1-5-21-609468153-1500422488-916508973-1000\SOFTWARE\csastats, , [a8b7792627732313b7b7d02a30d3c13f],
PUP.Optional.ProductSetup, HKU\S-1-5-21-609468153-1500422488-916508973-1000\SOFTWARE\PRODUCTSETUP, , [b0af57484456af87b7fd3d7304ffa858],

Registry Values: 1
PUP.Optional.ProductSetup, HKU\S-1-5-21-609468153-1500422488-916508973-1000\SOFTWARE\PRODUCTSETUP|tb, 0N0U0L1F, , [b0af57484456af87b7fd3d7304ffa858]

Removed malware and rebooted.

We've tried for 4 days now and the computer is still stuck in Checking for updates. It's been checking for over 48 hours now. I need to use this computer for work. Please help.

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A:Windows 7 Updates Stuck in Downloading Updates

45 updates means that computer hasn't been updated in quite a few months.

What is the KB and the date of the last successful update?

Go here and scroll down to Solution to the Issue
see if you have any of the 3 updates for Windows 7 installed: 3172605, 3177467, or 3020369.
Pick one, download it and install.

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Hi Guys, Windows 7 security updates does not download, if showing N number of updates, it won't
download and the downloading shows life forever.\<o:p></o:p>
This problem has found in Windows 7 Ent and Windows
7 Ent SP1 in clean formatted PC with windows Activated and Domain not joined. Tried on several PCs and either it won't ever start or it will be showing 112 or 114 updates but it won?t ever download. Domain joined PCs have different
story, because GP options are enforced. There is no WSUS or patch management software yet on network. <o:p></o:p>
I am purely looking for an answer for this problem of Windows Update either not initiating at all if ever it is showing number of updates to be installed,
it never them downloaded and downloading screen with 0% activity is running forever. Please share any experiences and solutions. If there is a KB about it please refer. <o:p></o:p>
Any or all help is appreciated. Regards.<o:p></o:p>


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I think the "updates freezing" issue has come up in another thread and apologies if it has, but I can't find it momentarily.

The screen shots show what I've been looking at for two days now. Obviously something is amiss with Automatic Update but I dunno what, or what to do about it.

Any advice, help????

Mods, please feel free to move me to the other thread I suspect exists.



A:Windows Updates - Stuck on "Downloading updates 37%" for 2 days!

G'day mate!

Have a look here.

Windows Update stuck downloading updates in Windows 10

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I'm using XP sp2,COMODO firewall,AVAST A/V.Spybot S/D. & I/E 7.
I have only just formatted & re-installed about 2 weeks ago and I can't get the auto updates to install.
They download but won't install. I've tried turning the firewall off but no good.
There must be some configuration that I need to use to get it right.
Any ideas ??

A:Automatic Updates Won't Intall

Hi , you can try this:http://www.pchell.com/support/windows_upda...t_install.shtmlThere's a new Windows Installer version available, Download details Windows Installer 4.5 - http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;DisplayLang=en Louis

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I seen that someone else had this same problem in here so I copied and pasted this problem here in my own Thread cause I'm having the same problem, but seems that I couldn't use the help that was giving to that user cause it was for that user only.

Windows Update now says, "Restart your computer to install important updates." When I do, the computer shuts down, saying "Preparing to configure updates..." When it restarts, it says, "Configuring updates...100% completed..." then restarts again. Upon reaching the welcome screen this time, it says "Failed to configure updates...reverting changes...Welcome" and returns me to my desktop. At this point, when I try to manually check for new updates (or if I just leave Windows Update alone until it checks itself), Windows Update tells me "Restart your computer to install important updates," and the process loops again, so I cannot check for updates.

Report- Windows 7 Please Help.zip

If you do not want to download the report here it is..


Advanced SystemCare Diagnose Report v1.0
Date: 2012/10/23 11:41:44

01 - Operating System

0101 - Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333)
0102 - Language : English (Regional Setting: English)
0103 - BIOS : BIOS Date: 09/23/09 11:58:43 Ver: 08.00.10
0104 - Processor : Intel(R) Core(TM) i3... Read more

A:Cannot Complete Installing Updates, or Check for New Updates HELP

Hello dlolley and welcome to Seven Forums.

According to the Advanced SystemCare diagnose report you provided there seems to be a problem with something called Tuneup 2012 or Tuneup Utilities. I'm not sure if this is a different product from Advanced SystemCare that generated your report or if Tuneup 2012 is a part of Advanced SystemCare. In any case, these tuneup utilities can cause major damage to operating system files, the registry, etc. I would suggest uninstalling them. Windows 7 isn't like XP which required constant tweaking to work right.

Then I would run a full anti-virus scan with your installed anti-malware suite. No anti-malware product is 100% effective 100% of the time. If there was such a thing we'd all be using it. So after running that scan I would follow up with some additional scans using these free tools. Don't forget to update the data bases before running the scans.:


ESET Online Scanner

Windows Defender Offline

If the scans come back clean you could try rolling back your computer to a date/time prior to the update problems using system restore. I would also run a system file checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two.) If problems are found, run the scan 3 times and reboot the computer after each scan.

System Restore

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

When you're finished with the above you can try installing the updates again. Do not use the automatic update setting. Use the setting called Never Check... Read more

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My last successful update check was September 11, 2012. Some updates installed successfully, others failed. The failed ones were:

Update for Windows 7 (KB2719857) Recommended
Update for Windows 7 (KB2735855) Important
Update for Windows 7 (KB2741355) Recommended

Windows Update now says, "Restart your computer to install important updates." When I do, the computer shuts down, saying "Preparing to configure updates..." When it restarts, it says, "Configuring updates...100% completed..." then restarts again. Upon reaching the welcome screen this time, it says "Failed to configure updates...reverting changes...Welcome" and returns me to my desktop. At this point, when I try to manually check for new updates (or if I just leave Windows Update alone until it checks itself), Windows Update tells me "Restart your computer to install important updates," and the process loops again, so I cannot check for updates.

Things I have tried:
-FixIt (MicrosoftFixit.wu.LB.137271463094452760.1.1.Run)
-Manually installing the failed updates (each one tells me that "The update is not applicable to your computer")
-Startup repair (though, I'm having no problems starting up)
-Rebooting in safe mode, then restarting
-Disabling F-Secure firewall and antivirus
-System Restore to a point before these updates were attempted (this resulted in a message saying that System Restore failed, but at the same time, System Restore also presents m... Read more

A:Cannot Complete Installing Updates, or Check for New Updates

There are a few hundred MS Fixits - which one have you used?

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For one reason or another I am frequently installing a fresh copy of Windows 7 onto my hard drive. I use a lot of software so as things get installed and uninstalled bad things tend to happen and sometimes things are beyond repair.
My question is can I use my product key to download from someplace an image of Windows 7 with all the updates already installed? Installing the updates becomes very time consuming and the machine has to be restarted many times over so I am trying to avoid this. I suppose I could disable the updates but that is not really my intent at this time.

Thank You!

A:Is it possible to install Windows 7 with all the current updates?

Personally I've found it easier just to create system images now and then.

There are all kinds of ways to modify the installation though
just Google it.
How to Create a Custom Windows Installation DVD or USB Install

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I've just had a laptop returned from repair
I've had the hard disc replaced
Problem now: it's taking me a million years to update ALL windows updates
It seems to take a 1000 years for the updates to download in the first place
But then it takes another 1000 years for the installation

I was thinking: could I speed up the download anyhow?
Is there somewhere on Microsoft's website where I can download all current updates?

I heard this is normally only reserved for engineers with an account at Microsoft

In total, I've spent 5+ hours updating!!!


A:Where can I get ALL current windows updates in one place?

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I recently got a game on my computer and in order to play it a friend let me borrow his PC Xbox One Controller. I downloaded the driver in order to use it, but the driver couldn't be completed because I haven't updated my PC for a year.

So I spent all night downloading the updates and this morning I restarted my computer so the installation could take place, it started working and then shortly afterwards it said that "We couldn't complete updates, undoing changes." It was then that I remembered that this was the issue I had last year and why I haven't done any updates.

I know the fix is to go into safe mode and uninstall the updates that are causing the problem but in a years time there has been a lot of potential updates and I don't know the one that is causing the problem. And if I undo all of them then I still can't get the driver to work.

Any idea on how to fix this issue?

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When Windows updates are supposed to install, after attempting to run, I am now receiving the following error message:- "We couldn't complete the updates. Undoing changes". When I then look at my Update History, it shows:- "Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64 based systems. (KB4284835) (8) Failed Attempt 0x800f0922 " I have tried the recommended Updates Troubleshooter but have had no success in correcting this error. Any help would be appreciated.

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Everytime I try and shut down or restart my computer Windows 8.1 wants to install updates, but everytime it tries it comes back saying it cannot install the updates and will delete (or something like that) and will ondo updates and restart. Here's screen shot of my updates log.


A:Windows cannot complete updates?

No one?

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I keep getting the "we cannot complete the updates..undoing changes"
Can anyone check which of these updates are vital?











Also, I can ignore the windows update..but how will i know if there's a very very important one? It's annoying to go home late after work because of the update and eventually roll back

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Hi. I have windows XP, Norton sytems works, adaware and xp firewall. Also running on AOL 9.0.. Yesterday I read in a daily Kim Komando tip for the day that using a free history cleaner would clear EVERYTHING!, Index.dat etc...I installed OK, configured and used it. Everything went fine , I guess. Since it kept popping up on start up I uninstalled, don't really need it, just was looking for 2 year cleanup. That went OK. Did a search, got rid of empty files/folders. Went to Norton update, it worked very differently, but seemed to give me a history or maybe even re-install some updates. Went to adaware, it updated latest fine, then went to windows update, which I usually get automatic. It could not load the update page and sent me to trouble shooter.
I went into registry, changed the "CJD Version" value to "0" with no luck. Went to next troubleshoot and reinstalled windows update. I got 32 updates, all the way back to Feb 2002. My last update was current, last week. All my updates in install or delete programs are Hotfixes, there are no matches in my instalation history at "Update" page. I tried to install all either seperatly, all together, short ones, long ones. Got back message that they would not install, check history.
Any Ideas? Don't know whether to start over, or plow on. Am afraid of windows trouble shooting.

A:Can't complete windows updates

being as you have to install the updates anyway,you may as well do a repair.
boot from the xp cd and choose install
continue with install until windows finds the previous installation
then choose repair
you will have to reload sp1 and any updates and probably your video drivers
but it will leave your files intact

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Hello,My computer has been crashing randomly many times per day. I had been restarting it "Normally in Windows" as I continued to try to fix both with Windows Update and my Norton Antivirus, which also generating numerous error messages.Eventually, I was able to solve the Norton problem by going to the Norton on support and they remotely got it going again.The Windows update program says I have "Never"been updated, even after I had just updated. At some point, all of the Windows updates (153) were listed to be installed. The computer crashed every time I tried to download and install.Each time it generated a new error message and the error codes were different nearly every time. Some of the error codes were: 80080005; 802400E; C80003FA; and many more.I ran the Windows Update Troubleshooter numerous times but it was unable to fix the problem. I visited the Microsoft Support pages, but the remedies did not work for any of the error codes.At one point the blue screen crashes became worse and I could not restart Windows normally from the recover page. I pressed the F8 or the F12 keys until I arrived at a page where I could restore the machine to the manufactured state.I had to reinstall antivirus, email etc. but the problem continued.I posted to the, "Am I infected" area of Bleeping Computers, and a kind and patient technician, Boopme, tried any number of fixes and finally suggested I post here.Below is the DDS.txt and I will do my best to attach the other file.Thank you much,Mit... Read more

A:Cannot complete Windows Updates

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.===Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Click the Report button and the report will open in Notepad.IMPORTANTIf you click the Clean button all items listed in the report will be removed.If you find some false positive items or programs that you wish to keep, Close the AdwCleaner windows.Close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on AdwCleaner.exe to run the tool.Click the Scan button and wait for the process to complete.Check off the element(s) you wish to keep.Click on the Clean button follow the prompts.A log file will automatically open after the scan has finished.Please post the content of that log file with your next answer.You can find the log file at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt (n is a number). Please downloadJunkware Removal Tool to your Desktop.Please close your security software to avoid potential conflicts.Run the tool by double-clicking it. If you are using Windows Vista or 7, right-mouse click it and select Run as administrator.The tool will open and start scanning your system.Please be patient as this can take a while to complete, depending on your system's specifica... Read more

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I did a search but could not find the answer. What the deal is this:

I have a HomeXP system. I go to Windows update page and when is scans the system to tell it what needs to be updated it says I need to log in as the Administrator. I only have one account on the PC and when I go to users in the settings >> control panel >> The user shows to be the Administrator??

What might I be missing?

Also when I reboot the machine the automatic updates puts an icon in the systray and when I try to install SP2 I get an error something about a digital ID missing?

I have never run into this before.

Anything thoughts on where to start looking.



A:Can't complete Windows updates

Go to control panel, user accounts. Find your login name and select change the account type, select computer administrator and restart. If youre user name as administrator, you should already be set but make sure all options are set to admin.

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Because I don't like to take chances on Windows Updates being needed while I'm bringing my computer to school or work, I sometimes do Windows Updates manually at convenient times so it won't interfere.

Today, it occurred to me that I didn't need my Win 10 laptop for much, so it'd be a good time to do updates. When I go to the "Windows Updates" tab within Settings, the right column says:

Update status
Updates are available.

Downloading updates 0%
But it just sits there and 0% doesn't start counting upward.

If I click on update history, it says that it did a number of updates four weeks ago.
I could see that there might not be anything new for it to upload in only four weeks,
but the concern is that it says "updates are available" yet the 0% never goes up
and the bar above it stays gray (I would think that's a status bar that should change; not certain;
I'm simulating it above using underscores, but it's thicker than that).

Is the "Updates are available" line just wrong?
If not, why are no updates downloading and installing?
I've checked it both within the "Active hours" and outside; no difference.
Side note: I can't change the active hours. It says 8-to-5. If I change the number from 8 to 9,
it sets back to 8 as soon as I click off the number (either onto the form or by clicking save).
So I can't change the active hours at all.


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machine is sony all-in-one desktop 64 version
Today first time I received a pop-up window from interactive message notification telling me that vcagent.exe (vaio care) is trying to send a message and that it's not compatible with windows. After doing a search online, I found posts about windows updates not downloading. I checked my windows updates and found 68 important updates available. I checked the installed updates and no updates have been installed since August of 2015. I get a 0% complete whether I try to install 1 or 68. my notification for win updates is "check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them"
Based on other posts online I have tried stopping and starting win updates from cmd.exe and deleting the files in c/windows/softwaredistribution/download. None of that worked.
Now I just tried the vaio care update and after hanging at "installing..." for awhile, it failed to install.

A:windows updates stuck at 0% complete

 It sounds like you may have some corrupt system files.  Start an administrative command prompt and issue this command:
sfc /scannow.  Note that it can run for a while - 10 to 30 min. in most cases.  If that doesn't fix it, download MalwareBytes from here, get it up to date, and run it.  If you're still having problems, you may want to post in the Am I Infected forum.
 Good luck.

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Hello Friends,

I am new to this forum and this is my first post, please help me regarding the windows update problem. Seriously friends i am completely feed up with with these update problems. Previously i had windows 8 installed in my pc along with Ubuntu 12 (now i updated it to 12.0.4). Few weeks i got windows 8.1 update and then problem started i got a message as follows
"Windows couldn't complete update undoing changes please don't turn off your computer".
I waited for many hours but still i was getting same message, also if i turn it off and on many times i got the same message.

Now 3 days back i read some other forums and in that it is mentioned that i should enter into safe mode and uninstall all the latest updates. So i uninstalled all the updates of last 2 months, i was able to login after doing that but my computer become very very very slow. I cant even open a folder for 10-15 mins. So please help me what updates i need to re-install again ?? If i go to control panel i can that a message that i need to install 40 updates but when i click install it keeps on going. Please find the updates to install file as attachment.

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

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

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

Windows Update Posting Instructions

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Hi, I made this topic in the drivers section, but realised this maybe a more appropriate place to put it!

Hi guys, I am going to try and explain this the very best I can.
For work I am going to be reformatting all the laptops before resale. Now downloading all the updates is very frustrating, but I have been advised to use a piece of software called Macrium Reflect, which basically copies the complete hard drive, so you have a perfect back up.

So my plan is to make a fresh install of windows, update Windows fully, and them make an exact image of that hard drive. What I then plan to do, is install this copy onto all the laptops (Using the unique windows key), which basically saves me wasting hours per laptop updating.

My problem is, when you format a laptop, some drivers are already installed, where others are not. I do not know exactly what determines why some drivers are already installed and some are not, but anyway, if I took the complete image of the hard drive, of lets say a Toshiba laptop, then put all that data on to an Acer laptop for example, would I get conflict between already installed drivers?

By this, I would not install any manually downloaded drivers onto the Toshiba until after the image is taken, meaning the only drivers moved between laptops are the pre-installed ones

I hope I have explained this as well as I possibly could
Thank you in advance for any help you can give

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A:Making a windows disc complete with updates

Harlem, What your trying to do is probably feasable but the main problem is that when you install Windows and then do the updates, it automatically installs the drivers for the devices on that particular machine that are included in the windows install disk.

Different makes of computers require different drivers as you know re the toshiba and Acer. but windows picks the most logical drivers for the make of laptop your installing it on.

You could probably get away with doing this on machines from the same manufacturer but your asking for aggrivation if you try to install on other manufacturers machines.

I have friends who download all the windows updates and put them on a dvd so that all they have to do is to install windows and then select and install the windows updates.


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I can't seem to get all the critical updates to install on my Windows 2000 Pro machine. Installation always fails from the Windowsupdate site and when installing them separately, they say I don't have administration rights (I AM the administrator!)

These are the updates that refuese to install:

Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB889293)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB873339)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB885836)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB885835)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB840315)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB842526)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB841873)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB841356)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB840987)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB841872)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB841533)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB839645)
Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB824151)
Cumulative Update for Outlook Express 6 Service Pack 1 (KB887797)
Update for Windows Media Player 9 Series (KB837272)
All others download and install normally

A:Unable to complete Windows 2000 Pro Updates

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Current Setup
- Windows XP pro OS
- Joined to a domain
- Logged in as a domain admin

Once I've downloaded the updates windows fails to install them. I've even tried one at a time and still nothing. I'm logged in as a domain admin figuring it was permissions related however it still fails to apply the updates.

Please help me out!

A:Solved: Unable to complete windows xp pro updates

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A:Not downloading WINDOWS UPDATES

What version of Windows are you using? What actually happens when you try to update?

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I recently purchased a new BlackBerry phone that requires running BlackBerry OS6 and SP3 on my Windows XP Home Edition.

After having multiple crashes and continual reboots with SP3, I found the fix in your forums and FINALLY have SP3 installed on my HP computer running the AMD processor (thank you for that!)

However, I still cannot open BlackBerry OS6 after it has been installed. As soon as I open it, I get the "BlackBerry Desktop Software has encountered a problem..." window.

Upon reading some BlackBerry forums, I found that I might need to run Windows Updates before OS6 will work. However, I don't have internet to that PC and tether my BlackBerry to get internet service at all.

Is there a way to download all the Windows Updates I need to an external drive and then load them on the HP PC that does not have internet? How would I do this?

A:Downloading Windows Updates

Per Release NotesMicrosoft? Windows? XP SP3 or later, Windows Vista?, Windows? 7If you're using a 64-bit Windows XP computer, you must install the following hotfix: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968730.Microsoft? .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or an active Internet connectioniTunes 7.7.1 or later or Windows Media? Player 10 or later for music synchronizationhttp://blogs.blackberry.com/2010/08/install-blackberry-desktop-software-6/If you have SP3 installed, it doesn't appear that you need any updates since the release of SP3.Louis

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Microsoft Net Framework security update keeps downloading, and installing over, and over. Spybot Search And Destroy gave multiple error messages during the scan, and found nothing. Super Anti Spyware found several adware tracking cookies, and Tdsskiller found, and deleted a locked file.

A:Windows keeps downloading the same updates

See here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic454496.html here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic454521.html and here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic454479.html

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When I select updates to download it starts preparing for download, but does not download. Said something about internet connectivity. I have no problems with the internet, updates for programs regularly download, etc..

On the failed downloads the error messages are: Codes: 643, 57, C355, 9. Updates either do not start to download at all or after about 20 minutes of preparing to download they will download and then fail.

A:Windows 7 updates not downloading

Error message specifics, please?

There is no known cure for every variation of an error message...that we can point you to.


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I'm trying to download the new security updates the new activation thing for my copy of Windows 7 Pro but it's not going. Before I click install it says it's download at 68% but won't download anymore. When I manually select to download them all it just goes to 0% and doesn't go anywhere. This is getting annoying because when I need to shut my computer down it tries to download and install them but never works. Any help? Thanks.

A:Windows 7 Updates Not Downloading

If you don't have a nasty malware, then try this:
Download one and only one of the updates. Do not rush things. After install is finished AND the hard disk has settled down, then RESTART your computer whether MS said you needed to restart or not.

Keep doing this. One update at a time. Slow and tedious. I suspect you either have a virus or other software which you have installed which is dragging your system down.


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My Dell desktop was Vista Home Premium SP2 32bit. On 4/9 I did a clean install of 32bit Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1) with an OEM disk that I purhcased. I did not transfer any programs from the old system; have done all completely new installs on everything.

I ran Windows Update and it just ran and ran forever. It never said "Windows is up to date". I checked the View Updates and there were 2 that apparently installed on the date I did the installation, 4/9 (see screenshot).

I did the activation this morning and it was successful. I tried running Windows Update and again it keeps running without end. I finally shut it down.

Secunia psi reports that my Windows 7 is up to date; however, I ran Belarc Advisor and it shows 147 missing updates, most of them either Important or Critical.

sfc /scannow reports: Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity errors.
I am attaching the CBS log asked for in the instructions I read. I have downloaded the SURT tool but haven't run it yet. Perhaps there is some little thing that I am not doing right so I will wait until I hear back from the forum.

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Error 80010108 is displayed whenever this particular update tries to download on my Vista 7 Home Premium. Why? I can I download it?


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Help ! I booted my system (Windows XP Professional) yesterday and noticed that everything was operating very, very slowly. I launched Task Manager and saw that my CPU utilization was pegged at 100%. The culprit as SVCHOST.exe that was sucking up my CPU time. I also noticed in my System Tray that the Microsoft ICON was there and when I moused over it there was a message indicating that downloads were in process at 11% complete. I let the machine run for several hours (6hrs) and the percentage of completion was only up to 21%. I shut the system down and rebooted today and noticed that the download process picked up where it left off when I shut the system down and let the machine run for another 3 hours and it had only advance to 31% complete. My temperature monitor indicator alarm was sounding off since my CPU activity was continually pegged at 100% and the CPU was overheating. QUESTION: How can I abort this download ? HELP ! HELP !!!!

A:Downloading Windows Updates

Sounds like you are on dialup. go to administative tools/services in control panel and stop automatic updates/right click/properties and disable. go to update an do a couple at a time.

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So, how to do this?

Thanks in advance,

A:Downloading Windows XP updates on the CD/DVD

A quick link to the service pack 3 ISO.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=enAnd a link to the dl page for the network installation file.http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displayLang=enThe following 60+ updates may have a method to download and update but I don't have it handy. There is probably a method designed for the admins of large networks. Are you doing this for one computer? or several...

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My laptop with Vista Premium Edition was shutdown using the tab, that allowed for it to do updates. Apparently the updates didn't finish as it is saying 3 of 3 0% and will not reload to windows. If I turn it off, and restart, it will not load to windows. It just keeps going thru the start up process to the updating screen and then the same again. I tried loading in safe mode. No luck. I tried last good configuration, same thing. What can I do? I cannot find my vista cd. Is there anyway to get a copy of the cd with the product code? Maybe then i can just restore to a few days ago? Thanks for any advice.

A:Configuring Updates 3 of 3 0% complete. Wont load to windows

Have you tried using F8 to get to the Advanced Recovery Options and run Start Up Repair?

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I left my computer logged on to the admin account yesterday. It does not sleep so when I woke up the monitors this morning I found the screen (attached) still counting up. My second monitor showed my normal background which I thought was odd if it was truly running updates. I right clicked on it and my task bar appeared on the main screen. I didn't do any more troubleshooting I just restarted. Everything seems to be running normally but I decided to check the Windows Update page and the last updates were installed on 7/11/2014 (screenshot attached). I stopped there and started looking for answers.

If anyone can point me in the right direction that would be great.

Also could this be a prank or a hack?

A:Configure Windows Updates 3673% complete. Yes that is a correct %

um....yea....something is definitely wrong there only I cant put my finger on this one. This seems like some sorta practical joke. But there obviously has to be a glitch in windows causing this. I would just let it continue until it finishes. Ive never seen this one before so ya got me as to answers.

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My windows (7 pro) update last successfully completed on Feb 6, 2016. Since then, if I click on windows update, it starts "scanning for updates" and does not advance beyond that point. I let it run for 48 hours, but it does not proceed. Also (maybe related) when I shut down or restart the computer, I get an infinite "shutting down" screen and the process does not complete. Again, it can sit there like that for 24+ hours, then I give up and turn it off.
I have tried the following: Ran CCCleaner, Malwarebytes (computer is clean), ran the windows update repair tool (said it fixed a service registration issue), ran sfc /scannnow. I tried restore to a system restore point, but apparently that isn't running correctly either. At first it wouldn't even launch, but now I can get it to launch but it doesn't list any available restore points. Do I have any other options other than a complete reinstall? If bite the bullet and upgrade to Windows 10 (arrrrgh!) is it going to carry over my problems? Thanks

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I have set my windows update on notify me about new updates. Because I am on a capped data plan,so I have to keep an eye on what gets downloaded. Last month I was busy in my examination schedules that I could not even turn on my laptop. now on 2nd march I opened my laptop checked for updates, it showed 28 updates available.I started downloading, after 2.3MB download it failed. almost installed 8 updates. Then yesterday I again checked for updates.now it kept on checking after an hour or so it showed 21 updates available. I started download,but it did not download anything for straight 3 hours. The connection manager of the dongle also showed zero upload/downloaded data despite I have full strength connection. I searched the web, found a solution on seven forums(http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/111016-windows-update-stuck-0-a.html) telling to empty the software distribution directory after stopping windows update service. I did that but of no avail. so I restored the deleted files.Now windows update shows that I have never checked for update neither installed any. I am at my wits end. I previously faced this problem and posted about it in this forum. but surprisingly it automatically started downloading and installing them. But now I am stuck at the same place again or even worse position. Any help should be appreciated. Thank you.

A:windows 7 again stopped downloading updates

I again emptied the software distribution folder again as a last attempt. And didn't restore anything. This time it seemed to do the trick. Thank you.

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I've booted up a laptop that I haven't used in a few months and am going through the process of updating everything via Windows Update application.  What is strange is when I open the application, it says that there are 39 important updates, so I clicked
"download and install updates."  The next screen in the application says "downloading updates" but shows 0kb remaining and 0% downloaded for hours on end.
When I finally gave up and asked the application to cancel, I went to shut down and noticed that there was the update icon, and apparently it was ready to install 4 of the updates.  When I finally get back in after the installation, it says that there
are now only 35 important updates, meaning that I did somehow install them, it just did not show the progress.
Is this normal?  It's somewhat frustrating that I don't see the progress or remaining amount to update although they are almost certainly downloading.

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Hi guys,

As you know Win7 is crappy with Windows Updates, yesterday i installed it and it can't even updates itself (unlike with Win10 which was flawless)

So after long searches , i found a way , follow this guide and it "should" solve the issue:

Search for Windows Updates takes forever? - A possible solution

so i downloaded and installed the march 2016 KB and after 30mn WU finally decided to download those needed updates...

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I've come across an elderly retired couple who have a Dell WinXP system that has almost 40 outstanding Windows Security Updates to download. The problem is they are on AOL dial service and the download alone is estimated at over 3 hours.

Is there a way to download their updates from another system on a high speed link and burn a CD for them or ????

A:Is there an alternative to downloading Windows Updates?

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I have been having a problem downloading updates from Windows and I have been unable to find a solution.

Often when I download an update it gets stuck at 92%, sometimes for days; so I have to over-ride it.

When I re-start my computer I get a message ' Installing updates. Do not turn off your computer'. Again this can last for days and I have to turn off the computer
and re-start manually to over-ride the installation.

Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Problems downloading windows updates

Some generic Windows Update troubleshooting: http://www.carrona.org/winupdat.html

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