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After fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit then running Windows Updates it just keeps searching and never finds updates

Q: After fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit then running Windows Updates it just keeps searching and never finds updates

I just installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit on an HP Envy m6 laptop. I went to check for updates due to the fact that this laptop originally had Windows 8.1. Windows updates just keeping Checking for updates with the green progress bar keeps turning and
turning. I had this problem awhile back and there is an issue with two KB files which are windows update agents but I did not write them down. Does anybody have that information?
Thanking you in advance,
Dennis Sturgill

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Preferred Solution: After fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit then running Windows Updates it just keeps searching and never finds updates

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I've done about 5 different clean installs this week and have attempted multiple fixes form other forums when it comes to searching for updates. The last install which I started yesterday at 7am pacific time is still going for over 24 hours, Once I registered the product key and activated windows it found a new update for the client and since then it's been searching. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks again!


Service pack 1 is already installed from the cd version that I have. After I activated windows it prompted me to download and install a windows update agent which was windows update agent 7.6.7600.320 and since then it's been searching for updates.

A:Fresh install Windows 7 64bit searching for updates over 24 hours

Hi and welcome to SevenForums
See post #2 here
Clean install
windows update

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So here is my problem, I reinstalled my windows 7 ultimate x64 using the fresh backup I did the day I bought my laptop.

So the installation was done without any issue and everything seems to be working fine apart of Windows Update. When I launch the update, Windows Update just keep looking for updates withtout finding nothing and then after a long time, it show an error msg, I got two different for the moment : 8024400a and 8024402F
I have attached the CBS logs if someone can have a look.

Thank you in advance.

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Seriously what the hell? I bought and clean installed my Windows 7 just two days ago. Since then windows update as downloading updates and yesterday evening I switched off the computer and it installed them all during shutdown. Today it was configuring updates for more then 5 minutes (no percentage changing) and then I just briefly saw "reverting changes" and my event log / administrative events is now flooded with Windows update client messages like "
Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x800705b4: Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB976662)."
just now when I write this there is a popup "restart your computer to finish installing important updates" but there are no new messages in eventlog so I wonder what was installed (if anything) I will now restart and see...

A:all the updates failed! Fresh install of Win 7 64bit home premium!

Trying running from an elevated command prompt:

sfc /scannow

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my computer spent 5 hours, searching for updates, so i restarted my PC.
i then left my computer running over night. when i awoke, it was still searching for updates.
i tried downloading the SP1 Fix manually, but it just opens a manual installer, then searches my computer for updates.

any ideas?

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The title pretty much says it all. I stopped receiving automated downloads of Windows 7 updates in Dec 2016 (even though my system is checked for receiving automated updates). I went to Windows Catalog and found updates released after Dec 2016, downloaded
them, and when I try to install, the infamous "searching for updates on this computer" pops up and does nothing. I can't even cancel it. I have to right-click on the program line at the bottom of the screen and exit it that way.

Any suggestions as to how to proceed?

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I'm trying to add the latest updates on my Windows 8 (64-bit) laptop (Asus Q400A-BHI7N03) and the checking for updates... never completes. I've even tried leaving it over night with no success.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:Windows Update never finds updates (Checking for updates never ends)

 try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262"A programmer is just a tool which converts caffeine into code"

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as the title is states i cannot update after installing service pack 1 ill try to post a dxdiag.

A:windows 7 after sp1 install windows wont finish searching for updates.

I dont think the updates show there, i have 2 hard drives windows installed on both but for some reason the problem is on this hard drive and im reinstalling windows on this one for the free windows 10 upgrade.

I have installed service pack 1 and I can manually install internet explorer 11 to meet the qualifications but the upgrade to windows 10 will not show up still.

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I'm after doing a fresh install of 7 on a friends Samsung laptop and it will not update, it has kept searching for updates for 2 days, I've tried Microsoft fix it, I've stopped it through command prompt and restarted Windows update and it still won't update. I'm kinda stuck at the moment. Any ideas?

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After reloading win7 h.p. back to my laptop from the factory disks, and doing all windows updates, I am getting BSOD at what appears to be random times.

Can be anywhere from a few minutes to an hour after rebooting.

I have attached the .zip file created with the awesome SF_Diagnostic_Tool.

Please let me know if I can provide any other information.

Thanks for any help

A:BSOD Fresh install of windows 7 home premium

Security App

Start Menu\Programs\AVG Public:Start Menu\Programs\AVG Public
Your AVG can be a possible cause. Remove AVG and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials to see if it provides more stability. Uninstallers (removal tools) for common antivirus software. Microsoft Security Essentials and Malwarebytes are recommended from a strict BSOD perspective. They do not cause blue screens on the system as other AV products do.

Microsoft Security Essentials, Free antivirus for windows and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

Do not start the free trial of MalwareBytes, unselect that option when prompted.

Update and make full scans with both separately.

Start up

Keep less stuff at the start-up. Only anti-virus, this helps avoid driver conflicts and improves time to log in to windows.
Troubleshoot a Problem by Performing a Clean Startup in Windows 7 or Vista
How to Change, Add, or Remove Startup Programs in Windows 7

SFC /scannow to check windows for corruption:

How to Repair Windows 7 System Files with System File Checker
1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type Command Prompt
3. In the list that appears, right-click on cmd.exe and choose Run as administrator
4. In the command window that opens, type sfc /scannow

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I installed Windows 7 on a Vista laptop using a manufacturer disk.

After that it installed few updates, including SP1. Latest one was the update client (an older one, the kb ending in 810 I think) and searching for updates would take forever. So I installed the new client (ending in 812) and it found almost 200 updates.

Now I am starting to install these one by one, some of them I also hide.

I install one update, restart, Win7 starts searching for updates.
I hide one update, Win7 starts searching for updates.

Is this normal? Why does it start searching by itself after I install or hide an update?

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I got my vista home premium update (as usual) and i turn it off after it was over.
When i started the next day it was configuring the updates in the third step and it didn't even move from 0% and the it got restarted, and it was the same story over and over until the battery died...

A:Windows home premium updates crash

MS about this The update is not installed successfully, you receive a message, and the computer restarts when you try to install an update in Windows Vista and Windows 7

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I just got a new hard drive and several of the updates failed and won't install.

Should I go to uninstall programs > view installed updates and match the failed number with the installed update and uninstall and try to install again?

Thank you.

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I just installed Windows 7, installed the drivers from my Toshiba thread from yesterday, Installed AVG, and have been trying to get all the lasted updates since yesterday. So far I have none. I go to Control Panel and click Windows Update and I was presented with a red X saying check for updates for your computer and it sits and sits and sits, I shut down and tried several times. I performed a clean boot and still going on 6 hours with "Checking for updates" and with still nothing installed. even on a clean boot. I have been trying for a total of 12 hours now. All I managed to get is the System Update Readiness Tool installed. but no updates except one that was on the install media from 2010.

A:Clean Install of W7. Windows Update not working. "searching for updates" 6 hours

What is the speed of your internet connection?

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Summary:I have just bought a new machine, and can't access some websites (e.g. microsoft.com).I have been unable to find the cause, and deleting the partitions and trying again (i.e. reinstalling the OS, then drivers) didn't help.

A:Fresh install of Windows 7 x64 Home Premium - can't access www.microsoft.com

Detailed:I have purchased a new machine - http://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/61698 (upgraded to 1TB of HDD and 6GB of RAM).Upon receiving the machine, it was without an OS (they had upgraded the OS from 500GB to 1TB), so the store gave me a burnt DVD of the install media (Windows x64 Home Premium). I went home, installed the OS and then connected it to my home network.At this point, I was able to access the following:http://www.trendmicro.com.au/au/campaign/hc-register/64bit/?WT.mc_id=0912_housecall71_64downloadText_AU (but see below)http://www.google.com.au/http://www.ozbargain.com.au/etc etc (i.e. most sites)I was sometimes able to access the following:http://www.avg.com.au/ (sometimes nothing, somethings top navigation header only, sometimes entire page)http://windows.microsoft.com/en-AU/windows/products/security-essentials (but see below)http://www.bleepingcomputer.com (some parts of some pages, some pages don't load at all)I was not able to access the following:http://www.microsoft.comhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=231277 (download for Microsoft Security Essentials)https://imperia.trendmicro-europe.com/machform/embed.php?id=149 (data entry form for download of HouseCall - inside of http://www.trendmicro.com.au/au/campaign/hc-register/64bit/?WT.mc_id=0912_housecall71_64downloadText_AU)https://online.qantascu.com.au/daib/logon/cu2035/logon.aspI was able to download and install Chrome and Firefox - they exhibited the same behaviour as IE.As such, I was concerned t... Read more

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Hi Guys,
In the past i have tried to fix these errors that i continually have.
I have tried many different types of fixes and just seem to be getting knowhere.
The majority of the issues have an error code of 8007007e.
Please see below two pictures, one showing my failed history, and the second a list of 51 important updates that i haven't been receiving since...12/4/2011
Would anyone happen to know of a solution!?
Thank you in advance!


A:Windows 7 Home Premium X64 - Updates all Failing. (8007007e)


* Have you a System Restore point created PRIOR to the problem{s} occurring?

* Have you a Win 7 DVD ?

* Wouldn't hurt to do a SFC...

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7

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Hi Guys,

Thought i would try my luck here again to solve yet a new issue, after having a positive experience last time i knew that this would be the place to return too. (Windows 7 Home Premium X64 - Updates all Failing. (8007007e))

This time around, my updates are failing and giving me a new Error which i have not seen before, 800B0100, here is a quick screen of the updates that are failing.
I wonder if this is just a simple hotfix that i can use to over-come the issue

Many Thanks,

A:Windows 7 Home Premium X64 - Updates all Failing. 800B0100

Hello Jamie!

Can you please download and install the System Update Readiness Tool from here: What is the System Update Readiness Tool?

After that, can you please post your C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.persist.log logfile.

Thanks a lot!


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I haven't received any security updates or any for that matter for my windows home premium since October of 2016 please help

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Hi, many thanks in advance for any insight.

My son was bought a HP 5700 several years ago for school work (yea right - but mainly for games) it had win 7 pro 32 bit and worked extremely well, when GWX came up he converted it and it was not until a couple of weeks ago he asked if it could go back to win 7.

well i know he didn't roll back after the 30 days, so i decided to install win 7 home 64 bit, bought a MAR copy and 4GB of memory, the memories installed and so is the program, code seems to work, but it appears it does not want to load updates, tried the Mr Fix it, running the MS troubleshooter etc, all to no avail.

is there any way to tell if it is just a matter of putting the pc into check for updates and wait until the several hundred appear or if it just hanging, on a usual pc it doesn't take that long untill something comes up, i have tried several times and in one instance a report (i forget where from) stated that the permissions was not set. I have reinstalled and registered the OS and everything appears to be ok, just cannot tell whether the update list is being gathered.

A:windows 7 home premium - updates wont work

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Hi, I want to configure win7 Home Premium to get it's updates from a WSUS server, but there is no gpedit.msc. How do I achieve this..


A:Configuring windows 7 Home Premium for WSUS Updates

Quote: Originally Posted by bugzee

Hi, I want to configure win7 Home Premium to get it's updates from a WSUS server, but there is no gpedit.msc. How do I achieve this..


There is no gpedit.msc in Home,it is only in Proffesional and Ultimate

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Hey guys,

I've been struggling to update Windows 7 for the past two weeks. When I ask to update, it just keeps on running and running, searching for updates, and NEVER STOPS. I am so tired and desperate, I don't know what to do anymore. PLEASE HELP GUYS!!!

I have done the following to solve the problem, but NOTHING has helped:

- SURT - System Update Readiness Tool

- Windows Update Diagnostic (Found Errors 80080005 and 80070057, which it could not fix, but it did fix "service registration is missing or corrupt)

- Microsoft Fixit

- Windows KB947821 Hotfix (could not install, tried for days on end, does nothing)

- sfc /scannow (3 times - "has found corrupt files but couldn't fix all of them")

- Ran antivirus - clean

- Reset my Windows Update Components

- Restore Windows to previous date
I've included a CBS.log file BELOW. Once extracted, it takes a little while to open the log, please be patient.


PLEASE HELP! Any advice is appreciated. Thank you!!

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I built up a new PC before Christmas. These were the components:

Asus P8Z77-V Motherboard
Intel i5 3570K 3.4GHz
2 x G-Skill 8GB DDR3 1600Mhz
PowerColor HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI PCI-E Graphics Card
OCZ 120GB Agility 3 SSD

Not really used it that much and have had random crashes since built. Today, I decided to start afresh and reformatted the C drive and re-installed Windows. Although the OS installed without a hitch, at various times throughout the Windows Update process, the machine would crash a BSOD would appear.

I have attached the files as requested.

Can anyone advise me on what is the best approach to resolving this issue?



A:Windows 7 - Fresh Install BSOD whilst applying windows updates

Hello DarrenF.

Four crashes, four different stopcodes.

BugCheck 34, {50853, fffff8800317e738, fffff8800317df90, fffff80002cd1eee}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ExAcquireResourceSharedLite+4e )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff80002c8e284, 0, ffffffffffffffff}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!SwapContext_PatchXRstor+0 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1A, {31, fffffa800ef4fac0, fffff8800e0ed000, fffff8a00a7584e0}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::NNGAKEGL::`string'+7271 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff960000f6b32, fffff8800785ffa0, 0}

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!FreeObject+12 )

Followup: MachineOwner
Whereas ntkrnlmp.exe and win32k.sys, none of them cannot be the real probable cause of a crash. Do these tests, one by one.

Test your RAM modules for possible errors.
How to Test and Diagnose RAM Issues with Memtest86+
Run memtest for at least 8 passes, preferably overnight.

Stress test the Graphics Card using Furmark.
Video Card - Stress Test with Furmark

Stress test the CPU.
Hardware - Stress Test With Prime95

Enable Driver Verifier to monitor the drivers.
Driver Verifier - Enable and Disable
Run Driver Verifier for 24 hours or the occurrence of the next crash, whichever is earlier.

Let us know the results, with the subsequent crash dumps, if any.

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Hi Everyone, just joined.
I have just had to do a fresh install of Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit.
A question i have is: are there any methods to find where these updates are being downloaded to, so that i may keep them on a disc for the next time i need to do a fresh install, or do i have to check in installed updates and manually find and download them?

A:Fresh Install - Updates download (Windows 7 )

I'm pretty sure that there is no way to separately save the updates so I guess you will have to go the normal download route.

As an alternative to a fresh install next time why don't you make an image backup when you have the system the way you like it and restore that instead. You will then have most of your updates and installed programs in place.

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Hello all,

My computer recently caught a virus and I had to reformat my computer. I have reformatted this machine before without a single problem.

First problems appeared after the initial re-format and install. Installing various games and drivers would wind up alerting me that various dll files were missing. After following a 10? step guide to troubleshoot these errors nothing worked and the final step was to conduct another fresh install of windows.

I was also considering that maybe my hard drive was going bad so I did a fresh install on my second hard drive and the same problems occurred.

I did however, manage to get one of the installs to remain relatively stable, but it still has the same problems.

And finally, I purchased a brand new SSD (samsung 830 series) and did a new fresh install to it. Everything seemed to go fine until I began running windows updates (after getting Security essentials installed and my video drivers). Windows updates got hung up on the on screen in application install screen in the middle of approximately 130 updates. I then clicked the stop installation button and nothing happened. The updates screen would not change. I left it alone for awhile and came back. Still nothing. I then told the computer to restart. It then proceeded to hang on the shutdown screen. (i let this remain overnight hoping it would shut down) It did not. I was forced to hard reset the system and now the same issue is happening after installing microsofts fix it app... Read more

A:Fresh windows 7 install, windows updates fails and other problems

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

If you didn't follow the Best Practices for Clean Reinstall after resetting BIOS to defaults, setting SATA controller to AHCI, unplugging all other HD's and peripherals.

Drivers are handled differently in Win7 than before so make sure to read and understand that part. If you changed out any from what Win7 wants then I would do it over. If you're running with the installer chipset then you can try the one from the Support Downloads webpage for your model PC or mobo.

As you work through the Troubleshooting steps post back results as there may be other steps suggested.

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Fresh install Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit, password lockout, no BIOS found~ anybody got a spare BIOS laying around? i spent 10.00 on password recovery software, but cant use , support is taking time to chat with me, but im impatient, been over 28 hrs i been awake fixing this

A:Fresh install Windows 7 Home premium 64 bit, password lockout, no BIOS

Why would you password your BIOS and then not know the password? You must have known if you'd go to that extent that it is not recoverable because it is used mainly by companies to foil thieves.

You'll need to contact the PC maker to have them help you because we have no idea what your true relation is to the PC and they have ways of confirming this.

I'm assuming you know for sure by now this is a BIOS password and not a Windows password that keeps coming up when you try to Clean Install Windows 7 because you're not booting the installation media correctly? How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD

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Windows 7 re-install driver recovery failure
Hello everyone. For one reason or another, i decided to re install windows 7 onto my Samsung 7 Chronos. Since I've had no issues in the past with re installing vista on my other machine, i mistakenly thought this would be a walk in the park. Anyway, now after re installing windows, multiple drivers have gone missing, and i cannot connect to the internet (on that machine) to allow windows to find them for me.Please help!

The devices that are missing drivers are the following
ethernet controller (location PCI bus 3. device 0, function 0 manufacturer unknown)

Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless- N + WiMAX 6150 (location Port_#0003. Hub_#0004

Network Controller ( location PCI bus 2, device 0, function 0)

PCI simple communications Controller (location PCI bus 0, Device 22, function 0)

SM Bus Controller (location PCI bus 0, device 31, function 3)

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller (location PCI bus 4, device 0, function 0)
(All of these devices have the code 28 error)

Also, My Standard VGA Graphics adapter cannot start (code 10)
I have the recovery disk for windows 7, yet it failed to install these drivers. I have 1 working USB slot, which i can use to carry the drivers over from the computer i am currently using, to the one which is severely crippled at the moment. Please... Read more

A:Fresh windows home premium 64bit install, important drivers are gone!

I'd go to Samsung support site with your good PC and locate the Ethernet driver for your particular model. Get it on a USB stick and install it to the PC with the driver problems.

I wouldn't be in a panic just because I had some yellow exclamation points in Device Manager. Instead, I'd investigate what expected functionality is missing.

Then possibly go back to Samsung and look for drivers to fix the missing functionality.

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Hi all
Done a fresh install of Vista Home Premium SP2 on an old Sony Vaio laptop.  After activation I just can't get Windows Update to download anything apart from the latest Windows Update Client There's no error message, just "checking for updates" constantly.   It's been running for over 24 hours now with no progress.
Considering this is a fresh install - any ideas?

A:Windows Update not working on fresh Vista Home Premium install

For anyone that's interested the updates have now arrived after almost three full days of checking for updates.  It appears my new ISP gives piss poor connection speeds.

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Hi all
Done a fresh install of Vista Home Premium SP2 on an old Sony Vaio laptop.  After activation I just can't get Windows Update to download anything apart from the latest Windows Update Client There's no error message, just "checking for updates" constantly.   It's been running for over 24 hours now with no progress.
Considering this is a fresh install - any ideas?

A:Windows Update not working on fresh Vista Home Premium install

For anyone that's interested the updates have now arrived after almost three full days of checking for updates.  It appears my new ISP gives piss poor connection speeds.

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Computer: Dell Inspiron 1525
OS: Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
Problem: It will not get nor install updates from Microsoft for the OS nor any other program
Steps Taken (so far...)
1) removed various programs and addons using Programs and Features, Add/Remove Program
2) removed old copy of Malware Bytes. Installed and ran new. removed problems found.
3) installed and ran CCleaner and fixed problems found and removed junk files found
4) tried automatic fix from this link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058 Fails on installing Windows PowerShell. Says to try again later.
5) tried manual reset of windows update from the same link:
    a- appidsvc not found when trying to stop it in step 2
    b- 4 or 5 of the .dlls from step 6 are either missing or have problems when starting
    c- tried step 11 but it fails to load the latest version of the update agent.
I don't know if this is a virus or what.
Thanks for your time.

A:Windows VIsta Home Premium not allowing updates from Microsoft

first check your disk for errors
then run system file checker
then download and run the system update readiness tool
then download and run sfcfix
upload sfcfix.txt and C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.log

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HP Pavillion a610a Vista Home Premium 32 bit Intel Core (TM)2 CPU

6 to 9 months ago I found I could not download and run most Windows updates
At one point I did upgrade to IE9 but I returned to IE8
Now my main motivation is to once again upgrade to IE9 which I cannot do. The download stops about halfway thru process.

When the situation is at it's worst, I attempt to download updates and receive codes such as 643 and 8007371c. Some succeed and some do not. When I reboot, the "successful" updates are attempted, then stopped and backed out. The reboot procees will "cycle". I have to use HP rescue "F11" and system restore.

I have tried every suggestion. Some processes I was unable to preform ( for example: command prompt .. DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth ( "not recognized" ).

Here is what I have tried ...

Command Prompt ... net stop wuauserv net stop bits net stop cryptsvc ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 Catroot2.old ( I was not able to copy the text provided and save as WindowsUpdate.BAT )


Rename the Pending.xml file ( "cannot find" )

Rename the SoftwareDistribution folder

System Update Readiness Tool


Delete incorrect Registry values ... PendingXml Identifier / NextQueueEntryIndex / AdvancedInstallersNeedResolving

Register the Windows Update Files

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A:Windows Updates Fail / Cannot update from IE8 to IE9 / Vista Home Premium 32 bit

Hi John, welcome to VistaForums!

Sorry for the delay, it's been a busy week for me.

Let's see what's up here:

Export CBS folder
Click the Start button then click Computer. Double-click on the C: drive, under the Hard Disk Drives category, and then scroll down to, and double click on the Windows folder. Find and double click on the Logs folder. Right-click on the CBS folder, and select Copy. Go back to your Desktop, right-click on it, and select Paste. You should now see a copy of the CBS folder appear on your Desktop called CBS. Right-click on this new folder, and navigate through Send to, and select Compressed (zipped) folder. A new file, also called CBS (CBS.zip), but this time with a different icon, will be created.


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I'm running (Dell OEM) Win7 Home Premium on a Dell Inspiron 5520. The machine's used for dev work and runs a VM in Parallels Workstation, has sundry techy nonsense installed like python, nxlog, wireshark, git/svn. Antivirus is F-Secure; had Avast! instead for a while but it interfered with VMs. Some files were restored from backups of another Inspiron 5520 with a bad HDD.

I have the following 5 updates that won't install:Internet Explorer 10
Attachment 285781

The errors are:800B0100
Attachment 285782

Running sfc /scannow did not find any integrity violations:
Attachment 285783

Attached is the contents of Logs/CBS. I cut out the .cab files and cbs.bld to reduce file size; let me know if you need them.

A:5 Windows Updates Won't Apply; Win7 Home Premium, 6.1.7601

There are a fair number of problem files there -

Unavailable repair files:
winsxs\manifests\wow64_microsoft-windows-kernelbase_31bf3... Read more

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My daughter bought this Windows 8 OEM OS HP Pavilion g6-2240sa 64bit Notebook PC around three years ago and lately it was very slow and she asked me to have a look at it. As it was three years old I decided to do a factory reset from the built in recovery option. I copied the files etc she wanted backed up onto my own PC and followed the instruction in the recovery tool. All appeared to go well and before continuing I deleted some bloatware including Norton Security which had installed even though I unchecked the box telling it not to.

I then began the Windows 8 installation bit and eventually got back on line connected to the internet and ready to begin updating the OS intending to go right through to Win 10. After checking for updates it found 198 files which I set it to install and when it was finished and I had clicked on restart all went well until it hung on the dreaded 13% while configuring updates. I found a solution to this via google but it took a long time (5hr) before it eventually started again and I could sign in. I checked and all seemed well so went back to Windows Update and this time I got 111 which installed perfectly as did the 78 files after that. I restarted the PC again and went back to Windows update where it found 2 more important updates which failed one had the error code 80070002 which I solved via the msn walk through I found on Google. The other which had the error code 80070436 and was for the HP-Other Hardware, HP Wireless Button Driver, has ... Read more

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Hello, Quick recap

Thursday I reformatted my pc due to long time issues that finally piled up. I installed windows 7 home 64bit from my original legit windows 7 upgrade disc I got when windows 7 was released. I've used this disc for this before and worked fine. The install went smooth and windows activation worked perfectly right when I booted up I was able to activate no problem. I installed my drivers and enabled automatic updates. Windows went through a series of 5-10 updates installing at a time then it had one big spurt of about 120 updates. All were installing fine, but a few were failing and kept re trying during the next update.

Finally I'm at a point now where the same 9 updates keep failing. I've tried running Fix it, SFC/ Scan shows no problems. System update readiness tool installs and finishes and still The updates fail. Attached is the CBS folder.

Error(s) found:
Code 8007065E
Code 800B0100
Code 80070490

The 9 Failing updates are


I've read online someone suggested to reformat again, turn off automatic updates. install the Service Pack 1 from the iso from microsofts website. then manually install updates like 5 or so at a time until you're all caught up. Seems like a hassle but I'm willing to do this if this means it will solve my issue.

so I'm trying to upload the cbs.zip folder. and my .zip is 96.2mb. when I try to upload it just times out and g... Read more

A:Windows UpdateS Fail Fresh Win 7 64bit Install

Pleasefollow the WindowsUpdate Posting Instructions and postthe requested data

If thefile is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files untilthe final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately afterzipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for anumber of reasons)

Pleasealso post the C:\Windows\windowsudpate.log file

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I have a Toshiba laptop that will not do Windows updates. It just hangs on checking for updates. Here's what I have done.

completely wiped and reformatted hard drive
fresh install of of 2 different versions of windows 7 - Home premium - what the laptop came with, and Win 7 starter (mine), and I have the same problem with both

changed update options to check, but let me install
I've done MS fixit 50202 in aggressive mode
System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 (KB947821)
I've done the stop wuauserv and bits services, deleted the SoftwareDistribution folder and restarted services.

It just hangs on checking for updates - eventually all network activity stops, cpu hangs around 50% and memory at about 60%, with all that being taken up by svhost

I even checked to see if the network adapter needed newer drivers...
the machine seems to be running fine - I can get online, and can install other programs..

CBS log attached,

Thanks for your help

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Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 26.0
2014-12-27 12:36

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_2_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_2_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_3_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_3_for_KB3002885~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_40_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_40_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_41_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_41_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
(f) CBS MUM Corrupt 0x800F0900 servicing\Packages\Package_42_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ Line 1:
(f) CBS Catalog Corrupt 0x800B0100 servicing\Packages\Package_42_for_KB3008627~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~
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A:Fresh 7 Ultimate x64 install. Windows updates failed/corrupt

scannow comes up with no errors

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I had to do a clean install for a user of mine and I cannot get Windows Updates to install. I've ran the torubleshooter, stopped the wuauserv service and renamed the softeware distribution folder, restarted the BITS service but it's just hung on that screen
When I check the WindowsUpdate.log I have many line like the one below for many KB's:
DtaStor WARNING: Attempted to add URL http://download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/secu/2016/04/windows6.1-kb3145739-x64_b9ae7ee29555dce4d1a225fd1324176a2538178a.msu for file ua5+4pVV3OTRoiX9EyQXaiU4F4o=
when file has not been previously added to the datastore

how can I get this fixed?

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Hello, all. I built my first gaming PC last week. The build went well, but the following day, I got 2 or 3 random bsod's, mainly on start up. Updated mobo bios hoping it would solve the problem. System was stable for a couple days, then started getting bsod's again. One on start up, one after computer was idle. After another crash after booting up my PC last night, I decided to do a clean reinstall of Windows 7 (64 bit) and just start over. Got all "up to date" drivers for all components, did not install any extra programs other than Steam and Norton. Everything was running fine... until I started performing the numerous Windows Updates. Then, it started happening again. BSOD's. I have ran checks on the RAM, SSD, etc, but have come up with no issues. Must be a conflict with 1 (or more) of the windows updates/drivers? I restored from a previous point where windows was working last night, but am getting crashes again now this morning. I tried uninstalling Norton to see if that was the issue, but that did not help. I would really like to figure out what is causing this? I have already had 3 or 4 random bsod's this morning... Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have uploaded the data/reports requested in the "how to post on this thread" with this post. I am new at this, but am somewhat technically sound, and can give you any info you need to provide me with any help. Once again, thank you.
My set up- (just in case you need it)

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A:Numerous BSODs on fresh install/new build after windows updates..

Re-install Norton. It most likely is not the culprit (assuming it is up to date and the 2012 version) in your crashes and you need a security program installed on your system.

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.12.0002.633 AMD64
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [D:\Kingston\BSODDmpFiles\breakingadam\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\032812-7815-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\SymCache*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (8 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS Personal
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`0300c000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`03250650
Debug session time: Wed Mar 28 09:26:19.788 2012 (UTC - 6:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:02:02.505
Loading Kernel Symbols
Loading User Symbols
Loading unloaded module list
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-Running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Service Pack 1

Hello there, I've just built a new computer and am having trouble installing Windows updates on my fresh install.

When I go to Windows Update, I get the following message:

Install new Windows Update software

To check for updates, you must first install an update for Windows Update. Your automatic updating settings will not change

To install the update, Windows update will automatically close and re-open.

When I click 'Install now', the window disappears and I am then confronted with the following message:

Windows could not search for new updates

An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.

Error(s) found:
Code 800F081F Windows Update encountered an unknown error.

Does anyone know how I can get updates to work? Is there some way that I can manually download and install this update for Windows Update?

Thank you.

A:Unable to install updates on fresh Windows 7 SP1 install

I'm guessing that your installation media already contained SP1, is that correct? Since this is a clean install my first thought is something happened during the installation process to damage or corrupt some system files. I'd try the Microsoft troubleshooter first.

Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - WindowsUpdate_dt000

If that doesn't work I'd try running the System Update Readiness Tool.

What is the System Update Readiness Tool?

If still no joy, and only because this is a very recent clean install, I'd just reinstall Windows 7 again. If the problem persists I'd start looking into the possibility of a bad installation disk, hardware issues, etc. Please post back if any of this helps or not.

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I have 2 computers that I have completely reformatted & Clean Installed Windows 7 on them both. I Have 2 Seperate win 7 disk for them. 1 is a desktop, Other is Dell Inspiron 1545. (Labtop) is the one im working on right now, (testing) I Have Done This Many Times In The Past With No Problems. now im having problems with both getting any more upgrades after windows update installs its version "Windows Update Agent 7.6.7600.320". After This They Both Hung Up. So For The Labtop, I Have Totally Reformatted Twice From Disk trying to fix this with no success. im stuck on internet explorer 8 and it wont let me go to almost none of the microsoft support pages to be able to run-try other fixes.
I have managed to run the sfc /scannow and it did not find any violations/problems.
I Have Also Downloaded The Stand Alone/Rediness Tool and ran it. It Still Just Says Searching For Updates. Not Sure What Else I Need To Do, Any Help Would Be Greatly Appreciated. Logs are attached.

A:windows updates searching, give error 80080005, back to searching

Hi Marie318 & welcome to SevenForums. I'll try to help you.
How long did you let windows update run? It sometimes takes hours usually 3-4 for the updates to appear. some reports of 24-48, but rare. SURT takes a while to complete, depending on the issues it finds.

I usually set my computer to sleep never, start windows update & call it a night. when I check in the morning, 200+ updates are ready to install. If you have 4gb of ram, choose about 100 or so & they should install, for the most-part. Trying to install all of them at once will most likely produce "out of memory" error. WU doesn't choose them in any particular order even though some are prerequisites for others. SP1 is a major one.

If you start task manager under the performance tab, while downloading updates, you will see the ram load. all updates are temporarily stored in ram until Windows verifies each update is complete & digital signature is valid.

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Just did a fresh install of Window XP. Went to Windows Update to get current and scan came back clean- nothing needed, not even sp2- NO WAY! I must need a ton of updates, patches, etc- how do I determine what I need in order to get current when MS's own scan says I don't need anything?

Any help would be appreciated!

A:Solved: Windows Update shows no updates needed on a fresh install of XP- no way!

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Basically my old HDD died from bad sectors and I had to format and install Windows 7 Enterprise on a back up hdd that was flooded with useless documents from the past.

Went ahead done what I had to do and left Windows to check for updates, Steam install some games and League of Legends update.

However everything finished but Windows was still checking for updates and I noticed the svchost.exe (netsvcs one) uses about 1.5 GB out of 4 RAM. Immediately knew that this was caused by the Windows Update service that's under it.

However turning Windows Update off is never a smart thing to do and I don't have the kind of time to manually download updates.

I know that it will probably blast me with 200+ updates (has happened in the past but never used up so much RAM and finished way faster than 6 hours with all my usual post installation stuff.

Anyways some info you should probably know:
-I'm using a Wireless adapter (TP-LINK TL-WN722N) and I have read threads here that Windows Update would sometimes fail to do what it should with Wireless adapters, unfortunatelly that isn't an option at the moment.
-Resetting Windows Update manually and through Fix It doesn't work.

So first thing I'm looking at is updating the Windows Update client, please do tell if you think otherwise, or if not link me to the newest Windows update client or probbably any hotfixes that could fix the problem (never done this before and wouldn't want to mess up, so I decided to ask you guys )

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A:Windows Update stuck on checking updates (on fresh and clean install)

Hi Qualtrox,
might be due to fact that Enterprise and Ultimate, are different versions.
If you using the Ultimate key on an Enterprise install, or visa versa, then it will hang as its failing validation.
We can check if you run this too, copy/paste the output


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I found a unique way to do it on Windows 10 HOME and as far as I searched internet I didn't find any similar instructions:

A:Windows 10 Home disable automatic updates, enable updates on demand

I got some updates last night and unfortunately my fix didn't work so I'll unpin this topic.

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I found a unique way to do it on Windows 10 HOME and as far as I searched internet I didn't find any similar instructions:


A:Windows 10 Home disable automatic updates, enable updates on demand

Those are good instructions. Clear and concise.

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I have never posted on a forum before so apologies if I am doing this wrong. The problem started when I tried to plug in my (new) iphone to my Dell pc. The device was not detected so I tried to update my itunes software - update failed and I received a Windows 7 error. After searching through multiple forums and trying to download windows utility cleaner, etc - nothing has helped. Also, if I try to run the 'Check for Updates" link on my computer - if NEVER stops searching for updates and there for I cant update anything. Not sure where to start

A:Windows Check for updates keeps running-all installation/updates fail

Let's start with the easy stuff

To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
(download and save to desktop - http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=52012 )
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.
- **in your own thread**, please

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

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Hi everyone, I think I've got a fairly tricky problem here.
I just finished installing Windows 7 Pro (SP1 included) x64 on my laptop. Pretty much the first thing I did was go to check for updates. This was taking forever, and upon looking at the resource monitor, it appears that svchost (you can just which services
it's hosting) was hung at %50, or one CPU core. No HDD activity to speak of, just a process spinning its wheels.
I've tried multiple troubleshooting steps, from running the Update readiness tool (Which didn't find anything wrong), resetting windows update using multiple tools, running an SFC (which said the system was in perfect condition), and of course rebooting
several times in between.
Checking the CBS log file, there are many lines reading "Failed to internally open package. [HRESULT = 0x800F0805 - CBS_E_INVALID_PACKAGE]". Windows Update appears to soldier on past that however, where it apparently reads out its last cached package
(successfully it would seem) then stop dead. When I net stop wuauserv, the log seems to mention TrustedInstaller a few times, then that's about all the interesting information I can gather.
The WindowsUpdate.log file is not terribly helpful either; just before the hang it says "PT: Synchronizing extended update info", then it lists off a ServiceId and Server URL. Nothing after that!
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Trying to install Win updates, manually or auto, neither works. l get error msg WUAUCLT.EXE. If I navigate to update site manually and choose updates to install, I get an
IE error message then IE apologizes and shuts itself down.

Have run multiple times: Panda Active Scan Pro, Norton, SpywareDoctor, SpySweeper in both regular and safe modes and with the restore thing unchecked but they don't detect whatever malware has got me in this fix.

Periodically I get another error message, 'Windows Virtual Memory Minimum Too Low -- your system is low on virtual memory. Windows is increasing the size of your virtual memory paging file."

Since I use this reconditioned IBM Stinkpad for nothing except email the virtual memory should be more than adequate and I see this as more evidence that I've been attacked.

So, what's got me? Help. Please.

A:Xp Home Edition: Windows Updates Won't Install

Depending on the location of wuauclt.exe, makes a difference. Read this to help determinehttp://www.file.net/process/wuauclt.exe.htmlMark

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