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I Can't Find Updates With Windows Update

Question: I Can't Find Updates With Windows Update

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth give me no errors, repaired with image_health tool of this forum. SFC /Scannow gives me unable to fix some of the corrupted files, here log.SFC Details.txt

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Answer: I Can't Find Updates With Windows Update

RE : SFC /Scannow gives me unable to fix some of the corrupted files

Please run this image restorehealth command............................
In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

> press Enter.
Again it will take some time.
When finished, it will give you a report.

If it fails to finish and you get an error message " sources file could not be found ", then use this Tech Bench link below and download the ISO file. You need to do that because you need the Install.wim file which only Tech Bench will provide.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...load/techbench

Once you have the iso downloaded, right click at the ISO > click Mount > leave it there.
Then open the same command prompt (Admin), and copy and paste this................

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:wim:H:\sources\install.wim:1 /limitaccess

Note : H is the drive where the iso is mounted. Change it if your driver letter is different.

When it is completed, you should get the report that the operation is successful.
Now run the sfc /scannow again. It should be ok this time.

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Hi HP experts. Last night i made a clean install with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit with service pack 1 included - when that said i can only see one update in installed updates, and its kb 976902. And i also installed the nessecary drivers, and Trend Micro as my Internet Security - so far so good. For about 12 hours Windows Update has now been running without finding any updates at all, and it keeps running. I have tried in Windows firewall to make a firewall rule for C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe - because i read somewhere that it might be the firewall that blocked Update - and i have tried to run the windows update diagnostic tool, and it said it solved a couple of things and then i restarted the laptop but still no luck. I hope that one of you can help me on the way to a functioning Windows Update, so do any of you have a solution ? It would be very much appreciated. Also i have to say that i have a reserve laptop, where i for a long time ago also made a clean install with windows 7 home premium 64 bit, and on that one it takes a very long time to run update also, but a least it finds something. So perhaps i a doing something wrong on both laptops ?

Answer:Windows update cant find any updates

Hi: Install both of these patches,  restart the PC and see if that gets Windows update to work for you. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3083710 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810

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I need to work around Windows Update because it fails more often than it succeeds on one of my systems. Does anyone know how to find out what updates are available without using Settings\Updates & Security so I can download them directly from the Windows Update Catalogue?

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My computer hasn't installed an update since November. I keep running Windows Update and it says I'm up to date. What would prevent it from finding available updates? (Windows 7 Pro, SP1)

Thanks

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DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth give me no errors, repaired with image_health tool of this forum. SFC /Scannow gives me unable to fix some of the corrupted files, here log.SFC Details.txt

Answer:I Can't Find Updates With Windows Update

RE : SFC /Scannow gives me unable to fix some of the corrupted files

Please run this image restorehealth command............................
In the same Command Prompt (Admin) windows, copy and paste this command...........

dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

> press Enter.
Again it will take some time.
When finished, it will give you a report.

If it fails to finish and you get an error message " sources file could not be found ", then use this Tech Bench link below and download the ISO file. You need to do that because you need the Install.wim file which only Tech Bench will provide.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...load/techbench

Once you have the iso downloaded, right click at the ISO > click Mount > leave it there.
Then open the same command prompt (Admin), and copy and paste this................

Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:wim:H:\sources\install.wim:1 /limitaccess

Note : H is the drive where the iso is mounted. Change it if your driver letter is different.

When it is completed, you should get the report that the operation is successful.
Now run the sfc /scannow again. It should be ok this time.

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I need to work around Windows Update because it fails more often than it succeeds on one of my systems. Does anyone know how to find out what updates are available without using Settings\Updates & Security so I can download them directly from the Windows Update Catalogue?

Answer:How can I find updates besides using windows update?

Use MS Update Catalog and search for the KB# you need.
Microsoft Update Catalog

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Due to a problem with BITS I cannot currently download updates using Windows Update. I can download them manually and install them from the Microsoft website. Unfortunately I can only find the required updates but not any of the optional ones. Does anyone know where I can find these? Even if I search for the update number the search comes back empty. Also, if you would like to help with the BITS problem please look at my profile to find the other thread.

Answer:Can't use windows update - Where can I find optional updates?

Let's fix BITS instead.

Please download the Farbar Service Scanner from

Farbar Service Scanner Download

Right-click on the saved file and select 'Run as Administrator', and tick all the options, then click on the Scan button - copy and paste the report to your response.

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I have windows 7, Ive tried to update windows, but keeps looking for updates for mo than 12 hours. I've tried some options to download fixs alone, but they also look for updates, same thing.

Please help me!!

Thanks!

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Im not able to find any windows important windows updates it gives me this code 0x80190194 and system cannot determine vulome of drive just before the welcome screen for my password please help.

Answer:Windows Update not able to find important updates 0x80190194

Are you saying that you are unable to actually load Windows to your profile?
What happens if you attempt to boot to either Safe Mode, or Last Known Good Configuration?

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Hi, I recently formatted my Dell Inspiron Duo netbook, with Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit. I installed all of the software which I run on it without any problems.

When I try to update Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus (32bit) Windows Update only finds a few updates, and after they're installed it doesn't find anymore updates. It doesn't even find Office 2010 SP1.

{Note: I had no problems with other updates like Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or other Microsoft updates.



I tried uninstalling Office 2010 and installing it again but nothing changed. The privacy settings which show up the first time you run an Office application I set it as "Recommended settings".

I also tried downloading Office 2010 SP1 (32bit) and when I tried to run it an error came up saying something like version mismatch (I presume that you need to install other updates before running the setup & I also tried to download an other update but the same error came up.)

I didn't have this problem before I formatted the computer.}

I hope I gave a detailed description of my issue, and thanks.

Answer:Windows Update can't find Office 2010 Updates

Hello BondClint,

* To enable us to to better help you we need the KB error number.

* How long have you had this problem? { days, weeks?}
Links for you to read...

Support for Microsoft Office 2010 and 2007 technical problems

How to use the Inbox Repair tool with the click-to-run version of Outlook 2010

Microsoft Fix it Solution Center: troubleshooting software issues

Repair or remove Office 2010 - Outlook - Office.com

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I've only recently realised that my Windows 7 computer will not allow Windows Update to basically, run.

The last time it successfully ran was late August and every attempt since fails with Error No: 80096001

I cannot even run the SURT tool as requested by the Windows Update posting Instructions thread. Same error number in fact.

I have run the sfcscan as directed, and the logs are attached.

Once again, I look forward to some nice lady or gent offering help with thanks in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 Update fails to even find updates (error:

The SFC scan reports that it repaired a file -

Code:
Line 83190: 2013-10-02 17:08:56, Info CSI 000001da [SR] Repairing 1 components
Line 83191: 2013-10-02 17:08:56, Info CSI 000001db [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
Line 83194: 2013-10-02 17:08:57, Info CSI 000001dd [SR] Repairing corrupted file [ml:520{260},l:46{23}]"\??\C:\Windows\System32"\[l:24{12}]"imageres.dll" from store
Line 83203: 2013-10-02 17:08:57, Info CSI 000001df [SR] Repair complete
Line 83204: 2013-10-02 17:08:57, Info CSI 000001e0 [SR] Committing transaction
Line 83208: 2013-10-02 17:08:57, Info CSI 000001e4 [SR] Unable to complete Verify and Repair transaction because some of the files that need to be repaired are in use. A reboot is required to complete this operation.
Line 83209: 2013-10-02 17:08:57, Info CSI 000001e5 [SR] Repairing 1 components
Line 83210: 2013-10-02 17:08:57, Info CSI 000001e6 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
Line 83213: 2013-10-02 17:08:58, Info CSI 000001e8 [SR] Repairing corrupted file [ml:520{260},l:46{23}]"\??\C:\Windows\System32"\[l:24{12}]"imageres.dll" from store
However, I'm not convinced that the repair worked properly...

Please run another SFC scan - if it claims that all is well, please attempt to run the CheckSUR/SUR... Read more

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Hi,

I'm on Windows 7 Enterprise SP1.

I have Office 2013 Professional Plus.

Whenever I check Windows Update for updates, it never seems to bring up updates for Office.  I assume there have been at least some updates to Office 2013 since it was released?

My Windows Update screen tells me:

"You receive updates: For Windows only."

When I click the "Find out more" to get updates for other MS products, all that happens is the IE opens up on a page that says "Use your Start menu to check for updates"

So... how do I get Windows Update to check for updates to Office 2013?  I feel very confused--I mean, shouldn't I be able to set Windows Update to check for updates for a whole host of MS programs (Silverlight, .NET, Office, etc.)?
I've tried changing the Windows Update settings to include other Microsoft products but there's no option to do so when I check.

Any insight would be appreciated! Someone recommended I ask here because I'm on Windows 7 Enterprise.

Answer:Windows Update won't find updates for Office 2013?

So the thing that finally worked was installing Silverlight, which apparently can force Windows Update to include/adopt Microsoft update.  Once that was installed, Windows Update recognized a huge number of Office updates.

Why no other avenues to make the Microsoft Update option show up and get it "switched on" worked is totally beyond me.

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Hello guys, so i reinstalled my windows like 4 times and it didn't work. I need to update all the drivers because that is important for the system. And I know that there is lots of updates that needed to be install. But as I mentioned in tittle it stucks. And if i restart pc. It says that i never tried to check for updates. I tried some youtube guides but didn't work. Last time I reinstalled my windows was 2 years ago. And I did not had that problem. So pleasee any tips ? And i am on laptop.

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Lenovo System Update tells me that all is up to date! I searched at Lenovo for new drivers for windows 8.1They asked me exactly what notebook I use. For the x1 carbone 3460-4LG (checked 3 times because I couldn't believe it) they discribed my computer as:i7-3667U(3.2GHz), 4GB RAM, 256GB Solid State Drive, 14in 1600x900 LCD, Intel HD Graphics, Intel 802.11agn wireless, WWAN, 1Gb Ethernet, UltraNav, Secure Chip, 4c Li-Ion, Win8 Pro 64. My notebook has 8GB RAM, 180GB SSD and (as I believe) no carbone x1 has 1GB Ethernet, because it has no network connector at all! So first question: can I believe the suggestions of lenovo for new drivers? There are several drivers released in October 2013 that I surely do not have already installed.That means, Lenovo System Update doesn't work any more, without error message! Question two: Has Lenovo a solution to repair their defective updater? Or will they release a solution? Very disappointed regards.Alex

Answer:After Win 8.1 update - Lenovo System Update defective (doesn't find updates any more)

Yes we have the same Problem with Thinkpad x230, T530 and W530. Under Windows 8.1 System Update doesen't find any drivers. So now we have to download every single driver..... I hope really Lenovo will find a solution very soon......

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Use Windows Update to find driver updates

In Windows Update click Custom Install in the main column, and then click Select optional hardware updates in the left-hand column.

Windows Update examines all parts of your system to determine what needs updating and it may recommend more than just driver updates. It's a good idea to visit Windows Update regularly for driver updates and other non-critical updates.
 

Answer:Use Windows Updates to find Driver Updates

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Windows XP Home SP1
I am helping a lady that her harddrive went bad so Dell put in a new one. I put the antivirus and some programs back on for her but I went to windows updates cause there should be a whole lot of updates there such as sp1 and all the updates that sp1 would have now (I told her she does not want sp2 right now) so where do I get the updates and how do I know what updates should be downloaded, it does not show any updates in add/remove programs and at the windows update site it only showed one update which I downloaded, but there has to be a whole bunch, anyone know anything about this?? Where to get the ones she needs and what ones they are??, Hope so Thanks
 

Answer:Windows XP Home SP1-Can't find windows updates, at the site but no updates, Please He

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Hi, I'm running Lenovo System Update 5.03 Windows 8.1 (upgraded from OEM 8.0 version) but it never find any update availabe even though there are and DesktopToastsForCriticalUpdates reports it. I cheked logs and I found some errors, in particular C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\System Update\logs\tvsu_log_131202101530.txt contains: Info    2013-12-02 , 10.15.32    in Tvsu.Engine.Process.HelloProcess.Start()    Message: Client level: HelloLevel_9_08_00Info    2013-12-02 , 10.15.32    in Tvsu.Engine.Process.HelloProcess.DownloadUDF(String helloClientLevel)    Message: The UDF will be downloaded from: https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/agent/SSClientCommon/HelloLevel_9_08_00.xmlInfo    2013-12-02 , 10.15.32    in Tvsu.Engine.Process.HelloProcess.DownloadUDF(String helloClientLevel)    Message: The UDF will be downloaded to-> C:\ProgramData\Lenovo\SystemUpdate\session\system\SSClientCommon\HelloLevel_9_08_00.xmlInfo    2013-12-02 , 10.15.32    in Tvsukernel.CustomControls.Step.<>c__DisplayClass7.<set_Image>b__6()    Message: Setting PROCESSING status.Info    2013-12-02 , 10.15.32    in Tvsu.ConnectionSettings.ConnectionSettings.GetConnectionForURL(String url)    Message: Creating a new Connection Settings Bean ins... Read more

Answer:T430u and TVSU Lenovo System Update 5.03 unable to find updates

The issue has been solved in a subsequent threadhttp://forums.lenovo.com/t5/T400-T500-and-newer-T-series/Lenovo-System-Update-5-03-on-T430u-doesn-t-...

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For example I have Power Manager 6.32 but there is already 6.36 but no update appears in my System Update? =(http://support.lenovo.com/de_DE/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT074007 Whats wrong that it doesnt work? Thats bad that I can not update my installed software through the software System Update 5 and it seems I have much outdated and buggy Lenovo Tools now installed eg for the touchpad (click doesnt work as expected, works like click - drag often)

Answer:Thinkpad Edge 535: System Update 5 doesnt find any updates of installed software

No statement? =(

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I have done 3 clean installs. It said it found 221 updates when I first checked, resatarted and it says I have only 6 updates installed and when I check for updates it says I am up to date, which I cannot be, with only 6 updates!!!

Troubleshooter said it couldn't find anything. I have went through multiple steps that include stopping Windows update service and restarting, deleting Software distribution, etc. NOTHING works, at all. This is crazy. I went from 8.1 to 10 and it checks and says I am up to date, but I am not, I only have a few updates. What the hell is going on? Is there NO Way I can download the latest updates to a disk and install that way? Not one "fixit" actually fixes anything and the trouble shooter is worthless too! It is a Dell Inspiron 4gb RAM 64 bit. This is nuts and I have never had this issue, for this long. It literally checked for updates for 3 days and nothing. Now it checks and says I am up to day, with only 6 updates installed

I tried this
net stop wuauserv

net stop cryptSvc

net stop bits

net stop msiserver

ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old

net start wuauserv

net start cryptSvc

net start bits

net start msiserver

I did a complete re-install, then a reset, nothing I am still getting the service registration missing or corrupt. I have stopped and restarted the services, made sure they are automatics, etc. What the hell is going on!!

Answer:Windows 10 updates will not find updates!

Which version of Win10? Hold down the Windows key and press R, type winver then press Enter. It will give the version number to be posted.

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I have done 3 clean installs. It said it found 221 updates when I first checked, resatarted and it says I have only 6 updates installed and when I check for updates it says I am up to date, which I cannot be, with only 6 updates!!!

Troubleshooter said it couldn't find anything. I have went through multiple steps that include stopping Windows update service and restarting, deleting Software distribution, etc. NOTHING works, at all. This is crazy. I went from 8.1 to 10 and it checks and says I am up to date, but I am not, I only have a few updates. What the hell is going on? Is there NO Way I can download the latest updates to a disk and install that way? Not one "fixit" actually fixes anything and the trouble shooter is worthless too! It is a Dell Inspiron 4gb RAM 64 bit. This is nuts and I have never had this issue, for this long. It literally checked for updates for 3 days and nothing. Now it checks and says I am up to day, with only 6 updates installed

I tried this
net stop wuauserv

net stop cryptSvc

net stop bits

net stop msiserver

ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old

net start wuauserv

net start cryptSvc

net start bits

net start msiserver

I did a complete re-install, then a reset, nothing I am still getting the service registration missing or corrupt. I have stopped and restarted the services, made sure they are automatics, etc. What the hell is going on!!

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As the title says, I have problems with Windows Update. I tried some fixes like: Reset_Reregister_Windows_Update_Components, Reset_Windows_Update_History, MicrosoftFixit50362 (which is a Microsoft Installer Fixer that couldn't install PowerShell), MicrosoftFixit50202. But what I really need is installing .NET Framework 4. I tried forcing it to install, installing it step by step, but it couldn't go further than .NET Framework 3.5. I need that Framework, the other updates don't really matter. And the interesting thing is that my antivirus doesn't say that Windows is not up-to-date, which is not normal, in ESET Smart Security, if Windows is not up-to-date.
If specs matter:
6 GB RAM
AMD Athlon ll X4 750K
AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB GDDR3
Vista SP2
 
 
cbs.txt:
http://www.mediafire.com/view/jsoeje0nxt30g5u/cbs.txt
 
I don't know how to obtain CheckSUR.log.

Answer:Windows Update stuck at Checking for Updates and can't install Updates manually

Hi antoniu200:
 
Many other Vista users have reported that Windows Update seems to get stuck at "Checking for updates..." for long periods of time, and this problem dates back to the August 2015 Patch Tuesday updates - see my screenshots in ScousaJAY's thread windows update just seems to hang while checking in the VistaForums. This month's December 2015 Patch Tuesday updates required a full hour on my machine before it finished the  "Checking for updates..." phase and finally presented a list of available updates, so you might want to try running a manual Windows Update and leaving your computer alone for an hour or so to see if it eventually runs to completion.
 
You might also want to read Nikilet's recent thread Updates were not configured correctly in that same forum.  Some Vista users, including myself, received an error message this month stating "Updates were not configured correctly. Reverting changes. Please do not turn off your computer" when they tried to install the December 2015 Patch Tuesday updates.  Six updates for the Vista OS and one cumulative update for IE9 were marked as "Failed" on my machine after Windows forced an automatic rollback and re-boot of my machine.  I re-ran Windows Update today and all Important updates that failed yesterday eventually installed successfully ("Checking for updates..." still took about one hour and I declined one Recommended update KB3112148 for Vista and one Optional update KB3106614 for Silver... Read more

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I recently (one week ago) made myself a dual-boot to Windows Vista SP2. I installed everything I needed and set the Windows updates to Automatically install updates. When I needed to make a video smaller (no need to talk about this in this thread) on Handbrake it said I needed Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0. I was surprised to see that. I went to see what Windows updates does and it wasn't checking for updates, as I set it to do. I started the check myself. I left it like that 30 minutes. When I closed my game, it was in the same state: checking for updates. So, I went to my .NET Framework 4 installer and, after 15 minutes, it gave an error: another installer is running. There were no installers, besides Windows update. So, I closed its process and let the installer run. After 15 minutes, it gave me an error (I don't remember the name of the error, I'll post it ASAP). So, I started researching, tried everything (MS FIXIT 50202, reset windows update history, reregister windows update components which gave me error 1060 and error 5 - error 5 is after trying MS FIXIT). I tried to "force" the .NET Framework 4 install by installing it step-by-step: 1.1  1.1 SP1  3.5  4. No succes. I AT LEAST need to install that .Net Framwork somehow. And the most interesting part is that my antivirus doesn't say that my OS is not up-to-date . SPECS: 6GB RAMAMD Athlon ll X4 750K 3.2-4.0 GHzAMD Radeon R7 240 4GB GDDR3

Answer:Windows update stuck at Checking for updates and can't install updates manually

Now it doesn't even give the error anymore. It just sits there and fake-installing .Net Framework.

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MS Defender updates from Windows Update in settings fail, other Updates successful, but MS Defender from Control panel can update the same definition updates without problems (why, oh, why? can't I just select and copy from settings? )



Over this time, I need to fix insider builds, but have a problem:

SFC and Dism component store health fix report no problems

Any Ideas?

Answer:MS Defender updates from Windows Update fail, other Updates successful

I seen your pic - it seems like MS wants us out of preview - no advanced options either..
Looks like we get to keep 10240 - just forget a clean re-installation of it - Key is blocked

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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!

Answer: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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This girl on our floor is getting all of the symptoms of the good ole blaster worm and it's 1 minute to reboot issues. I figured I could just windows update until I fix it.
So I install the updates. They install fine, no errors, and windows update says they're installed. Reboot, the same updates are listed. Try once again, and again it says the same ones are listed after I reboot. So I try through automatic updates, and, once again, the same thing. The updates just aren't installing besides saying that they are installed.
I then download the stand-alone blaster worm patch. Run it, and right after I click "I Agree" and hit next, the window just closes, no errors or anything. Try again, same thing. Try in safe mode, same thing.
I've never had a problem with this before, does anyone have any recommendations?
 

Answer:Windows Update installs updates, but they're still listed under updates

I had the same thing on a system I was working on. I ran Spybot and Ad-aware and cleaned off so much crap... But I had to let Spybot start at reboot to catch the app-killer. Try that and see if you can get those updates to take. It may be some nastiness in the box. Umm, no pun intended.
 

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i upgraded from win 7 to win 10 in early august. no problems. i've been installing all updates since then and installed updates always showed status of updates. after installing fall update i noticed my update history was erased and any updates since, like defender definition files, don't appear in the list. only one update is listed: Security Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3103688) installed on 11/14/2015.

Answer:Windows 10 fall update erased the Windows Update history plus new installed updates don't appear. What do I do?

I have exactly the same problem; no update history except the flash one.

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The website windows updater service doesn't work for me so I need another way to get the proper updates.

Answer:Where can I find Windows Updates?

Try this:

AutoPatcher.com

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I'm trying to find where do Microsoft downloading the updates of the windows
I'm having XP PRO SP2 , and i try to make a Cd that contains the latest updates on the Microsoft site ..
so any suggestions about this matter ????
 

Answer:where to find windows updates

Store Windows Updates locally for subsequent installations
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/saveupdates.htm
 

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When i try to search for updates in Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Bit OS using the start menu it says windows cant find updates. I have tried "fixing" it with the OS disk when the computer turns on and i have done a full system restore and neither seem to have done anything any and all advice would be greatly appreciated

EDIT will i have to re-install vista??

EDIT again Error(s) : Code 80070005 Windows Update encountered and Unknown Error

Answer:Windows cant find updates

do you have anti virus software or a firewall?

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I'm trying to find where do Microsoft downloading the updates of the windows
I'm having XP PRO SP2 , and i try to make a Cd that contains the latest updates on the Microsoft site ..
so any suggestions about this matter ????
 

Answer:where to find windows updates

Duplicate Thread

Original Here - http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/662519-where-find-windows-updates.html
 

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I have installed Windows 7 on a laptop for an upgrade to Windows 10. To do this I need to update it fully because otherwise Windows 10 searches for updates and it never seems to progress. But now the same thing seems to happen with 7. I left it checking for updates for two hours and it just wouldn't end checking. Is there anywhere I can download the update history since SP1. Internet working perfectly by the way

Answer:Windows 7 cannot find updates

see this thread

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Just before turning off the laptop late last night and because I'd not been notified in some time that Windows Updates were available, I checked for Windows Updates and then downloaded and installed 17 updates that were all marked recommended or important.  Unfortunately, I wasn't aware that MS had changed the Windows 10 nagware KB3035583 from optional to important, so it again got downloaded and installed also -- as I saw the Windows 10 icon in task bar this morning.  I finally got KB3035583 uninstalled and then hidden, so now the icon is gone.
 
However, two questions please.
1)  Per attached images, the Update page still reads for me to upgrade to Windows 10 now (I've never had this before), and when I display "show available updates", there's a download ready for Windows 10 but no KB number associated with it.  And I cannot seem to remove the checkmark next to this download.
 
2) On BC's home page, it says there are six critical updates that should be installed immediately.  None of these were included in the updates I installed last night October 15th, and when I check for "available updates", they are not listed.  How can I get these critical updates?
 
Thank you for you assistance.
 
 
 
 

Answer:Can't find Windows critical updates

I guess no one is interested in helping with this.  As with topic http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/593361/failure-to-download-updates-error-code-80073712/, I have run the Windows Update Troubleshooter two times and get the same result (image attached).  The Troubleshooter says the error 8024402c is not fixed; but in the report section, it says it is fixed.
 
I reset the wuauserv through command prompt and now the Windows Update is red X as not working at all, saying I've never updated, but the "installed updates" page show the 459 updates that are installed.
 
According to the Microsoft community, my error,  0x8024402c refers to this API error description - WU_E_PT_WINHTTP_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED.
 
Also, there's a CbsPackageServingFailure2 that occurred at about the same time this morning that the update wouldn't work.
 
Source
Windows Modules Installer
 
Summary
CbsPackageServicingFailure2
 
Date
‎10/‎16/‎2015 10:33 AM
 
Status
More data required
 
Problem signature
Problem Event Name:     CbsPackageServicingFailure2
Stack Version:    6.1.7601.18766
Package:    Package_for_KB2952664
Version:    6.1.14.2
Architecture:     amd64
Culture:    unknown
Status:     80070643
Failure Source:   CBS Other
Start State:      Installed
Target State:... Read more

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it keeps saying that the webpage cannot be found after it searches for over 20 minutes. the internet connection is fine.
 

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T460p here. After I updated my Windows 10 to Fall Creator Update - Lenovo System Update Shows 11 Updates that are already installed - so it want's to install the same drivers over and over again. Probably a bug. Anyone with the same experience?

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So, I don't really know any details of what malware I may have on my computer other than its symptoms and the likelihood that it came through utorrent (which has since been taken off the computer). Basically, the problem began manifesting itself with the BSOD in Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit. I think I have taken care of that problem. The remaining symptoms of the malware are that windows and windows defender cannot update itself. Also, I cannot download any type of anti-virus update software or even the programs themselves. The updates just say they were unsuccessful. When I attempt to do a manual install/update of anti-virus or windows updates I get a "cannot connect to webpage". Sometimes, I will be redirected from an anti-virus download site to a random unaffiliated site. When I attempt to run a free online virus scan, the update will not work and therefore there is no ability to scan.

Thanks for whatever help you can offer. Eric

Here is my DDS.txt
DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by LeBlanc at 22:14:03.31 on Thu 01/01/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.1252.1.1033.18.3070.1904 [GMT -5:00]


============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
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I would like to delete the failed updates list in Windows 7 Update.  I have done this in the past but forget exactly the process.
 
I think you go to Windows Folder-Software Distribution.  After deleting everyhting in the folder., i think you are to restart the computer.  Once finished the list of updates in Windows Update will be cleared. 
 
Please correct if I am wrong.  Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Answer:Failed Updates in Windows Update. Want to clear update list?

This is the way I suggest :
 
Go to start > type in cmd > right click at cmd.exe > Run as Administrator.
 
Type in "net stop WuAuServ" without quotes > hit enter.
 
Type in "start %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore" without quotes > hit enter. A folder will come up. Don't close that black window.
 
Rename file "DataStore" to "DataStoreold" without quotes.
 
Go to that black screen, Type in "net Start WuAuServ" without quotes > hit Enter. After it finished you can close it.
 
Now your Windows Update logs will now cleared.
 
Thank you.

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On a fresh installation of Windows 7 with SP1, why does it take a full day to find updates?  I am not talking about downloading and installing, just finding the updates? 

Also, since there are so many updates out there, since SP1, don't you think it's about time you release SP2 with all those updates?  This way we can download them all and install them at once.
Thank you,
LB

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I performed the highest ranked reply here https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/1969e78b-f2cd-4d6a-97d4-a378e613d0ba/installation-gets-stuck-on-update-for-microsoft-windows-kb2999226?forum=vssetup

This involves creating a .bat file:


*******Start File Below********

regsvr32 MSXML3.dll /s

net stop wuauserv

cd /d %windir%\SoftwareDistribution

rd /s /q DataStore

net start wuauserv

 regsvr32 softpub.dll

 regsvr32 mssip32.dll

******End File Above*******



Ever since doing this, KB2999226 installed correctly. However, Windows update shows that I have only one update in my update history, even though there are seemingly the correct number of updates in the "Installed Updates" window. It also shows
that I have never checked for updates. When I check for updates, it scans indefinitely (I have tried leaving it overnight with no change.) Previous to applying KB2999226,
there were about 23 optional updates

Can I recover my Windows Update function?

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I did a factory restore. HP g60 445Dx laptop. windows says its checking for updates but it never stops checking and never finds anything. I know there are updates. how come its not finding and downloading them?

any ideas whats going on and how to fix this? found some answers in a google search that never worked.

thanks.

Answer:windows wont find and download updates.

Just wait. For some reason after Ten shipped, updates have been taking a very long time.

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Want to quickly find out the installed updates on your Windows computer?
Press Win+R, paste the following and hit Enter. C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{d450a8a1-9568-45c7-9c0e-b4f9fb4537bd}
You will see the list of installed updates on your Windows PC. A small tip I came across in a comment on TWC!

Answer:Quick way to find out installed updates on your Windows 8

Originally Posted by HappyAndyK Want to quickly find out the installed updates on your Windows computer?
Press Win+R, paste the following and hit Enter. C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{d450a8a1-9568-45c7-9c0e-b4f9fb4537bd}
You will see the list of installed updates on your Windows PC. A small tip I came across in a comment on TWC! You could also open a command prompt and type "wmic qfe"
Or start Powershell and type "Get-HotFix"
Same result as your tip, but slightly easier to remember :-)

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I've got the HTC One M8 for Windows, currently running OS build 10.0.10586.164 and am on the Insider Release Preview ring. When I attempt to "Check for updates", it's not finding anything (even though there are more recent builds available - i.e. Anniversary Update). How can I force it to update? Do I have to factory reset it for it to be able to find the new updates?

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I'm using a Toshiba Laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium SP2. The computer is used only occasionally and, when opened, it usually downloads numerous Windows updates and installs them automatically. Before today, the last updates (84) were installed 7/26/2015, before that on 6/10/2015 5 updates were installed, before that on 5/24/2015 19 updates were installed. Today when the computer was opened, Windows tried to find and download updates and ran continuously without downloading any updates. I ran the Windows Update troubleshooter and it fixed some problems but also reported discrepancies that it could not fix (Error 0x80070057(2015-09-20-T-03_12_40P). I installed Hotfix for Windows (KB947821) apparently without results. I ran chkdsk and sfc scannow. The log produced after scannow, said "Access Denied when I tried to open it. I have the SR tagged lines in the log file from C:\windows\logs\cbs\cbs.log which appears to show that several lines have discrepancies which were not fixed. I have no idea how to repair them.

Now the good news. After multiple restarts in the processes described above, Windows Update found, downloaded and installed 42 updates. Upon shutdown and restart it finished the installation of three of them and all appear to be current.

Now the however, Windows update troubleshooter still reports two "not fixed" errors: "Windows update error 0x80070057(2015-09-20-T-10_39_56P)" and "Problems installing recent updates."
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I have a new computer I built. I installed Windows 8.1 and all the updates I could find.

Next, I installed my copy of Office 2007, but I cannot locate the download site for it's
updates.

Anyone have a link to the latest updates for Office 2007 ?

Thanks,

RichardS

Answer:Where Do I Find Office 2007 Updates Fro Windows 8.1

Look at #2 in the linked page: Office - Microsoft Download Center

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iTunes 12.5x will not install on my Windows 10 desktop. I download the latest iTunes version and then get the error below, multiple times.

I read up on the error. The recommendation to cure the problem was to go to Programs, Uninstall, but instead Repair the Apple Software Update application.

I tried that, right-clicked to Repair ASU, but then I got a message saying that ASU was already uninstalled. I cannot now find Apple Software Update application to re-install it. I've looked all over the Apple and Windows download systems. No luck.

Can anyone help me with this problem ?

Thanks,

Clark

Answer:Cannot update/repair or find Apple Software Update for Windows 10

I had problems with Apple Update - see my post 16 at Apple Software Update Server Error

Use the link there to download a version of iTunes containing the version of Apple Update you want. Else you could just download the current version of iTunes if that's the version you want. Use 7 Zip or a similar utility to extract Apple Update from the iTunes .exe file and you can then install the version of Apple Update you want. I never did find a direct download for Apple Update but this workaround works fine.

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iTunes 12.5x will not install on my Windows 10 desktop. I download the latest iTunes version and then get the error below, multiple times.

I read up on the error. The recommendation to cure the problem was to go to Programs, Uninstall, but instead Repair the Apple Software Update application.

I tried that, right-clicked to Repair ASU, but then I got a message saying that ASU was already uninstalled. I cannot now find Apple Software Update application to re-install it. I've looked all over the Apple and Windows download systems. No luck.

Can anyone help me with this problem ?

Thanks,

Clark

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After installing Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade on a new seagate 320 g hdd on a Toshiba L300 Laptop with 32 bit that had Vista with latest SP on a 120gb hdd.then installing the sp1, the windows updater will not download and install updates. As it was I had to manually download the sp1 to a flash drive from my desktop and put it on the laptop. No problems there, but was hoping it would solve the Update problem, but didn't. I get the "Fail" error codes. 1. 80070570 and 2. 8007001F. I have 52+ KB updates and not one of them will download and install. Called MS help and for two days they had me try different things. They even took control of the computer and couldn't figure it out. I checked memory and did a chkdsk on the new HDD. In desperation for trouble shooting I put the Vista HHD back in and ran updates with no problems at all then I reinstalled the 320 G HHD. I didn't have a BSOD at all. But I downloaded and installed Microsoft Security Essentials and when I did that I would get the BSOD for what ever reason. I had a hard time getting it uninstalled because as soon as you would start windows, within a few seconds I would get the BSOD. When I finally got the Security Essentials uninstalled the BSOD Went away. Have no Idea what one had to do with the other. I just want to get the updater to work. Any Help
Thanks

Answer:Windows 7 Update fails to update when running updates

AGB,





Quote:
After installing Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade on a new seagate 320 g hdd on a Toshiba L300 Laptop with 32 bit


What???

That makes zero sense.

one thing at a time.

Which computer do you want to install Win 7 on?

Do you have license?

One license = 1 machine.
1 machine = 1 license.

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I haven't been able to install any updates since jan 11 of this year. I have been on the road for a few weeks and I tried to figure out the problem once I got back.

When a update is being installed it will stall we will say at 95%. I have looked in the log files and this is what I find.
From the Application Log;

Code:
Faulting application name: TrustedInstaller.exe, version: 6.1.7601.17514, time stamp: 0x4ce7989b
Faulting module name: wcp.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17592, time stamp: 0x4da00342
Exception code: 0x80000003
Fault offset: 0x00000000001d448a
Faulting process id: 0x3ec
Faulting application start time: 0x01ccf8bae7fccb80
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\servicing\TrustedInstaller.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-servicingstack_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17592_none_672ce6c3de2cb17f\wcp.dll
Report Id: 3a7ff4f9-64ae-11e1-a405-002421577fd5
From the setup log;

Code:
Windows update "Update for Windows (KB2660075)" could not be installed because of error 2149842974 "" (Command line: ""C:\Windows\system32\wusa.exe"
"C:\Users\Les\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\KXQDWOEH\Windows6.1-KB2660075-x64.msu" ")
When I try to run sfc /now or verify only I get this error;

Code:
C:\Windows\system32>sfc /verifyonly
Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.
Beginning verification phase of system scan.
Verification 10% complete.
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Answer:Can't install updates using windows update or standalone update

Try running the System Updates Readiness Tool.

This is the link for the 64-bit version: Download: System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB947821) [February 2012] - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

This Microsoft article may help too: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/6527#tab0

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I'm currently on holiday and am connected through an expensive 3G modem plan. Whenever I try to connect, Windows update starts to download files. Every now and then I need to update MSE virus defs but Windows update downloads files GRR! What do I do about this pest? I just disabled the windows update service which obviously prevented me from downloading MSE defs

Answer:How to stop Windows update from downloading updates when I update MSE

Have you tried setting Windows Update to not Download updates?
You could also set it to not check for updates while you are on holiday.
For MSE definitions, open MSE and update from there.

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Hello all
 
I've got an 8-year-old Sony Vaio laptop (Intel 1.86Ghz; 2 GB RAM) that's running Vista SP2. I don't use it very often these days as I use Mac OS both at home and at work now.
 
However, I've recently had to do some work in Serif Page Plus and I've been using the laptop again. I updated MBAM and installed Kaspersky on it for AV protection (I used MSE in the past but had a spare licence for Kaspersky Total Security and decided to make use of it.) 
 
I've been trying to update Vista. It usually just shows 'Checking for Updates' but doesn't do anything. This morning it did report in the taskbar that it had downloaded updates up to 50%, but when I clicked on the 'New Updates Available' message in the taskbar, it just went back to 'Checking for Updates'. It's been 4–5 hours and nothing has changed. According to the list of updates, the last install was in 2011. That sounds about right, as that's probably the last time I used the laptop. 
 
As far as I'm aware (sorry – I'm really out of practice with Windows these days!) it's not possible to manually download updates via Internet Explorer like it was with XP?
 
Any help on this would be much appreciated. I'd really like to get it updated so that it is as secure as it can be while online.
 
ETA: Sorry. In my haste to post this while working I've just realised there's a topic a little way down the page about the same issue. I'll read through it and report back.

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So ive found certain machines do this. Dont know why. Fresh load and I try to install the convience updates. First one goes fine. The big update sat for over 24hours searching. Ive seen about 3 out of 20 machines that have done this one. Gaveup on it and updated the agent to the newest one. Its been searching for updates since friday and hasnt found anything just still searching.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Answer:Fresh load, windows updates wont find..

Another new member of the MS hates W7 users.

You are not alone.

quickest way ive found to update, change the WU updates settings from X to Y and back again tick recommended
BUT let me choose..

Roy

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Ive had a few problems of late, but my windows updates dont work, they have been looking for updates for the past 24 hours, ive done the CBS thing and have this on my desktop now ....... any ideas?

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Hello all
 
I've got an 8-year-old Sony Vaio laptop (Intel 1.86Ghz; 2 GB RAM) that's running Vista SP2. I don't use it very often these days as I use Mac OS both at home and at work now.
 
However, I've recently had to do some work in Serif Page Plus and I've been using the laptop again. I updated MBAM and installed Kaspersky on it for AV protection (I used MSE in the past but had a spare licence for Kaspersky Total Security and decided to make use of it.) 
 
I've been trying to update Vista. It usually just shows 'Checking for Updates' but doesn't do anything. This morning it did report in the taskbar that it had downloaded updates up to 50%, but when I clicked on the 'New Updates Available' message in the taskbar, it just went back to 'Checking for Updates'. It's been 4–5 hours and nothing has changed. According to the list of updates, the last install was in 2011. That sounds about right, as that's probably the last time I used the laptop. 
 
As far as I'm aware (sorry – I'm really out of practice with Windows these days!) it's not possible to manually download updates via Internet Explorer like it was with XP?
 
Any help on this would be much appreciated. I'd really like to get it updated so that it is as secure as it can be while online.
 
ETA: Sorry. In my haste to post this while working I've just realised there's a topic a little way down the page about the same issue. I'll read through it and report back.

Answer:Windows Vista checks for updates but doesn't find any

Good news.
 
After reading through the advice and trying to install the first set of recommended updates, I went to restart and noticed that the system had updates to install.
 
Approx 5 hours and 153 updates later, it seems all is well. A couple of the .NET Framework updates failed, so I'll try and manually update them later.
 
Oddly enough, though, Windows Updates still insists that the last check for updates was in 2011, even though it acknowledges that it installed updates yesterday. A bit strange, but not a huge issue.
 
My MBAM and Kaspersky scans are clear so I'm just trying to get Secunia PSI up and running now and I'll look into what I need to protect from ransomware.
 
Thanks for these threads! Whatever happened may well have kickstarted the process. Glad to be reasonably up to date and much safer now.

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Any tips on how to resolve this problem? I searched the error code and found instructions saying I should try  to reset the machine. I did a factory reset for a clean install of Windows, made sure I have all the updated drivers by installing the Dell update utility, and restarted my machine...but I still get this error when I try to look for Windows updates.

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I am looking for a script to disable the annoying Windows Update notification.
For a single PC I can go ahead and turn the message off in the Action Center.
Any help with registry edit?

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Hello all
Being trying to run and download windows updates for windows 7 SP1 64 bit for a few months now and just can not get windows updates to find any updates for windows 7. It keeps endlessly scanning for hours with no result.
My Question is: Have Microsoft pulled the plug on Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64 bit updates.
I have no infections, Time, Date etc set ok, nothing else taking resources from the internet when I try to run Windows Updates.
Help Please

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I am using Windows Update API (WUApiLib) in C# to get available updates. And it appears that it displays some driver updates while Windows Update application tells that the device is up to date.

It returns me this (I'm using ASUS laptop):





ASUS - Other hardware - ASUS Wireless Radio Control
Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4 - 1E16
Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family SMBus Host Controller - 1E22
Intel - Other hardware - 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller - 0154
Intel - Other hardware - Xeon(R) processor E3 - 1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port - 0151
Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1 - 1E10
Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2 - 1E12
Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) HM76 Express Chipset LPC Controller - 1E59
Intel - Other hardware - Intel(R) Management Engine Interface
Qualcomm Atheros Communications - Bluetooth Controller - Bluetooth Module



Is there a way to enable these updates via Windows settings? Also ESET reported me these updates as not installed?

If you are curious what it returns on your system, give it a go. I am attaching a very simple application (command line) to display not installed updates. Just unzip and execute. If you are afraid of viruses, here is the source code: http://pasteguru.com/15776. You can even decompile it (i... Read more

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My computer is running Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows Update refuses to download and install the version 1511 update. I've tried to press "Search for updates" multiple times, but it still keeps telling me that it's updated. The last update (apart from Windows Defender updates) was KB3163017 which was installed 8 days ago. The installation of Windows 10 itself was made longer than one month ago so the 31 day protection shouldn't be an issue either.

I've tried to search for a solution, but all I could find included downloading the .ISO file and install it manually, which I'd like to avoid as I then must burn it on a disc and I'd prefer if Windows Update could just take care of it as it does with the other updates.

So my questions are:

Is this normal, should Enterprise versions get these major updates via Windows Update or not?Is there anyone here that also use the Enterprise version and have received the update via Windows Update?Are there any solutions to this problem apart from updating with an .ISO?

Answer:Windows 10 Enterprise - Windows Update Can't Find Update 1511

I don't think Enterprise upgrades to next major builds through Windows Updates. That is so the corporation using Enterprise can maintain control of the versions of software on their computers which is extremely important for compatibility reasons among others.

Why can't you just mount a downloaded ISO file and run setup.exe from the mounted ISO file? Why do you have to burn it to DVD first?

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My computer is running Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows Update refuses to download and install the version 1511 update. I've tried to press "Search for updates" multiple times, but it still keeps telling me that it's updated. The last update (apart from Windows Defender updates) was KB3163017 which was installed 8 days ago. The installation of Windows 10 itself was made longer than one month ago so the 31 day protection shouldn't be an issue either.

I've tried to search for a solution, but all I could find included downloading the .ISO file and install it manually, which I'd like to avoid as I then must burn it on a disc and I'd prefer if Windows Update could just take care of it as it does with the other updates.

So my questions are:

Is this normal, should Enterprise versions get these major updates via Windows Update or not?Is there anyone here that also use the Enterprise version and have received the update via Windows Update?Are there any solutions to this problem apart from updating with an .ISO?

Answer:Windows 10 Enterprise - Windows Update Can't Find Update 1511

I don't think Enterprise upgrades to next major builds through Windows Updates. That is so the corporation using Enterprise can maintain control of the versions of software on their computers which is extremely important for compatibility reasons among others.

Why can't you just mount a downloaded ISO file and run setup.exe from the mounted ISO file? Why do you have to burn it to DVD first?

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Sorry I hav'nt done this for some time and have forgotten where to find MSP Updates to include in the Update Folder.
So as to include as many updates as possible to reduce the amount needed After an install.
Also how to Determine Which Updates I would need .

Answer:Office 2010 Where to find msp updates to include in Updates Folder

These MS websites might help you. Follow the links within these for more info as well.

Using the Updates folder to deploy software updates during an Office 2010 installation - Office IT Pro Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

https://social.technet.microsoft.com...deployprevious

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I already made a thread here for my computer but I wanted to make another for a different unrelated problem. Shortly after I got my computer, I was able to install some windows updates. But now I am at the point where it cannot find any updates. If I go to Microsoft and download updates to install manually, they never install. They just get stuck in the same phase each time. I have tried the troubleshooter before but it gets stuck on "Searching for windows updates" or something, and another one I used said the registry was corrupted (?) but I can't replicate that anymore. I'd like to download some updates for security reasons but nothing I have tried seems to work. I run 7Pro. Any fixes or suggestions?













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:Lenovo Thinkpad E560 cannot find or install windows updates

I fixed it. I just let it download windows updates before I decided to install them. Suddenly I got like 70 or more updates

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Windows update just load forever I let it for a half of hour and is still checking , is still checking right now -_-
Any fix ?

Answer:Windows update don't find any update

Check that you are indeed connect to the internet.
Run the Windows Update troubleshooter:
Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help

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I have a dell inspiron e1505 and i installed windows 7 32bit and i also installed the service pack one. Every time i run windows update it won't find any updates. It just keep saying checking for updates. I let it run for two days now and it just keeps checking for updates. does any one have any ideas to fix this.  I search the internet any haven't really found anything. I ran microsoft fix it any it said it fix one problem. But it still won't find any updates. I am hoping someone as a idea how to fix this.

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Spiceworks troubleshooting forums got me this far and like they said it looks ugly. Is there any way to fix this via Group Policy? *crosses fingers*

Did anyone figure out if declining the update in WSUS worked?

Answer:Windows Update same 4 updates?

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Spiceworks troubleshooting forums got me this far and like they said it looks ugly.




Do not hijack a Solved thread, unless to comment that it worked for you. I have moved you to your own thread.
What version of Windows are you running? You posted in the XP Forum, but your profile says Windows 7?
What part is ugly? This shouldn't be an issue with Windows 7. You can choose to not download the update in Windows Update and put a check in Do Not Remind Me of this Update.

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 I guessing more than not it's a virus. Actually because of this road block, I haven't been able to update for sometime. When I get to Service Pack 2, it gets "stuck". Just says "Updating" for hours at a time.  Any suggestions ?

Answer:Can't Update Windows Updates

Do you have room on your hard drive for the updates?

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my friends computer doesnt download windows updates, the windows update thingy says that it found 73 new updates. but whenever he tries to install them it says "following updates could not be installed" meaning all of the 73 ones. what to do? :>

Answer:cant update with windows updates.

Have your friend go to update windows page and if he gets the error message again look in the upper right hand corner for an error code. Report back with findings.

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I have an Acer Aspire 5670 that I did a clean install on and after installing all the drivers, i tried doing updates and it will not install them. I used a legit key and i get past microsft verification process. It downloads all updates but when its time to install them, all of them fail. Any ideas?

Here are the system specs:
* Intel Core Duo T2300 (1.66 GHz, 667 MHz FSB, 2MB L2 cache)
* 15.4" WXGA CrystalBrite LCD with 16ms refresh rate.
* ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 128MB
* 100GB 5400 RPM SATA hard drive
* Slot-Load DVD super multi drive
* 1GB DDR2 dual channel memory
* 802.11 a/b/g wireless with singalup high efficiency antenna
* Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
* ExpressCard slot

In depth review of laptop:
http://www.notebookreview.com/default.asp?newsID=2780

Thanks for the help guys.
 

Answer:Windows updates will not update.

Did the verification of Windows fail perhaps?
 

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I keep getting a notice that there are 10 windows updates waiting to be installed.
They seem to download okay and then go through the process of installing.
But then I keep getting a notice that nothing was installed because of an error.
Tried to follow the instructions in Microsoft Troubleshooter and even tried using the "Fix It Tool' but nothing helps.
3 days ago I downloaded Firefox Browser and Microsoft Essentials.....could they be part of the problem?
I am running Windows 7 64 bit.
Images attached.
 

Answer:Windows Updates won't Update

Error 0x80070005 in Windows Update when you try to install updates
 

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Every time I get a message that Windows Update has updates for my computer, it is the same 2 - KB900485 & KB920872. I have downloaded and installed them a couple of times to be sure it was indeed installed. Including today, this has happened about 50 times. Has this happened to anyone else? Why would this be happening? Thank you!
 

Answer:Windows Update: Same 2 updates over and over

Look here.. and see if that helps.
 

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I've updated and selected updates in this window before, suddenly I can't see any updates there at all. WU tells me there's 33 optional updates available, when I click and the window to select those and install them appears I can't see any of them. =/ Check the attachment to see what I'm talking about. I've changed setting in Windows Update to see if that was the cause of the problem but it didn't help. Important updates (when I had them) weren't showing either... Help is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Can't see updates in Windows Update.

I am having exactly the same problem.
Anyone?

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Hello. I am new to computers and am haveing a program update crisis. My windows update and other programs that require update DL will not connect to their respective servers and Iexplore will not load. I check my internet settings and all are ok. They worked before I got a virus. Got te virus removed but now nothing works. Here is my hijackthis log. Please help.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 4:49:39 PM, on 9/19/2004
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\TuneUp Utilities 2004\WinStylerThemeSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLacsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0a\waol.exe
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0a\shellmon.exe
C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0a\aolwbspd.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\rundll32.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Comp Tune-Up\HijackThis.exe

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Answer:Windows Update Won't DL Updates

Sesshounmaru, I moved your thread to the HJT section so you'll get a better response...
MT

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Hi, I am trying Windows 7 professional 64bit is trying to update my PC now for the umpteenth time. I ask it to download and update. It tells me that it has updated and needs to restart. When it restarts, it has a couple of attempts at configuring the updates and lets me use Windows. When I turn my PC off, I get a 'Do not turn off, etc'. When I start my PC and check to see if the install worked, I am told it hasn't, any clues please?

Answer:Windows 7 updates don't update

I have been through this today and fixed mine.
There are ways MS suggests when you right click on the failed updates and read the help files that contain links to MS downloadable tools of sorts.
After reading about and trying some of the tools with no success I took a hint I read between the lines about running the one with "service pack" in its name alone. I had 10 updates available one of which had service pack in its title. It was "Security Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package (KB2538243)"

I ran it alone and it took. Remaining were 4 security and 4 updates for windows and an IE9 update.

I then tried the 4 updates for windows alone and they failed.

Long story short, I tried some alone until they started working and got them all in.
Look at my screen shot and see the order in which I used. The order goes from the bottom up. The Hot Fix you see is one of MS's suggestions I tried that changed nothing.

As long as this is not every time eh?

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I just got windows 7 just a couple of days ago and realized that there are 3 particular updates that won't well... update.

Windows Update encountered an unknown error

Code 800B0100
Code 80073712
Code 8007006E
 

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It keeps dling and intling the same 2 updates kb828741 and kb835732





Computer:
Computer Type ACPI Uniprocessor PC
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack -
Internet Explorer 6.0.2600.0000 (IE 6.0 - Windows XP)
DirectX 4.09.00.0902 (DirectX 9.0b)
Date / Time 2007-01-18 / 11:56

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4, 1600 MHz (16 x 100)
Motherboard Name Unknown
Motherboard Chipset VIA P4M800 Pro
System Memory 1024 MB
BIOS Type Award (07/07/06)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 (256 MB)
3D Accelerator nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
Monitor Compaq 7550 [17" CRT] (12081672005232)

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter Creative Audi... Read more

Answer:Windows update trying to dl same 2 updates over and over

got one to work now KB835732 says access denied when trying to install.

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 I guessing more than not it's a virus. Actually because of this road block, I haven't been able to update for sometime. When I get to Service Pack 2, it gets "stuck". Just says "Updating" for hours at a time.  Any suggestions ?

Answer:Can't Update Windows Updates

Do you have room on your hard drive for the updates?

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I have a Dell Precision 5510 that will not install the 1607 update even after a clean install.
Where can I find the log and possible error number so I can debug the issue?

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Just prepping a new HP 8440p for a member of the management team and windows update won't find SP1

i do a lot of installs and update patching on new machines and this is the first time since SP1 came out that update hasn't found it

ideas??

or should i just rock the manual install

cheers

Answer:Windows Update won't find SP1

I'm guessing that you have checked windows update manager?
Yeah, the best route would probably then be the manual installer. I installed it with the manual installer and it was a (slow) breeze once I had got the right file. Invade you are wondering which one it is from the MS website, unfortunately it's the large iso file. There are three installer inside the iso, so I would recommend you just open in it winrar and take the right one out rather than burning it to a DVD. Manual instals are generally better to do as windows update doesn't really give you much of a representation of progress.
Nb. The SP1 installer may seem that it's broken when staying on one point for ages, but it just takes a long time

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I am going round and round in circles on windows websites trying to find how to upgrade to 8,1 but none of the links actually do anything .

Answer:I can't find the windows 8.1 update

Hello Trevor,

See if this may be able to help you to upgrade from 8 to 8.1.

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...1-preview.html

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I already tried to install this: Update is available that prepares Windows 8 and Windows RT-based computers for the update to Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RT but still there is nothing in the MS Store to update me to 8.1 Please help me, thank you

Answer:Cannot find update to Windows 8.1

I think there are at least one (possibly more) specific 8.0 updates that need to be present before you can see the 8.1 upgrade via the store but I can't put my finger on it at the moment.

I know this or very similar issue has been addressed on this forum. You might want to go through this tutorial and see if any applies. I also suggest you try a search and look through some of the other tutorials.

Update to Windows 8.1 Store Prompt - Enable or Disable

If I can locate anything more concrete I will post.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many thanks

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many thanks

Answer:Windows 10 Update: Update Screen Message: "Working on updates 12%"

Hi, see mine at #137, and more - maybe #160 for example.. about download issues - if that's the stage you're at.
Cumulative Update KB3189866 Windows 10 build 14393.187 - Windows 10 Forums

Some elected to download the update and install manually.

Which update is it?

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I don't want to install them automatically. I would like to delete these downloaded update files as I like to install them manually and I haven't restarted my computer yet for installation. Some of these update installation were failed, so whether these failed update files are still in my computer?
Where are all these files stored( both failed and for update files)? In which folder exactly?

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Hi, When I try to install Windows updates, I get the following error: "Failure configuring Windows updates. Reverting changes. Do not turn off your computer" And It Keeps for about 15 minutes.I tried to Disable all the Services From Msconifg.exe but it didnt work for me.  Please Help.  Lenovo Ideapad Y500   

Answer:Ideapad Y500 Windows Update-failure configuring windows updates

hi HussinBhy,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
With Windows 8 there was a certain service that has to be disabled "Nalperion Service" then proceed with the updates manually by 4 or by 5 updates only
 
If Windows 7, You just have to make sure your Antivirus is not blocking anything by disabling them temporarily
    and most of all Try installing it by 4 or by 5 updates only,  as it may be overlapping some updates if you will install everything at same time.
 
Best Regards
Solid Cruver





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hi there i am new to the forum so i hope i have posted correctly and in the right area, i am having trouble with my laptop everytime i shut down or boot up my laptop there are the same constant updates that windowns is wanting to perform but they fail every time .
Security update for windows 7 code (KB2758857)
Update for windows 7 (KB2726535)
Security updates for windows 7 (KB2790113)
Windows 7 service pack 1 (KB976932)
Also it came up with an update error code of 80244022
Scripted diagnostics native host has stopped working
please help me i am a wizz on the internet but sadly not when it comes to the technical side

Answer:windows service pack 1,security update for windows 7 fail updates

Try System Restore to before the problem began. This might force Updates to install correctly this time.

If not work through these steps:
Windows Update - Reset - Windows 7 Forums
System Update Readiness Tool fixes Windows Update errors in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008

If these don't help check the System File integrity: SFC /SCANNOW Command

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Hi,

I have had several problems with my laptop since I bought it. The first one had continual blue screens and other issues and was replaced within a few weeks. The second had the same problems but by that point I had moved abroad to study and work and needed it to write documents for work and write my dissertation so there was no way I could send it away for weeks to get replaced again.

I have learned to live with the blue screens as I don't know how to fix it but so far hasn't lost me any data (the ones I most often get are BAD_POOL_CALLER and sometimes PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA and maybe others but I don't always notice before it disappears). Several months ago, though, my updates started failing. First it was a few at a time, then most of them but the occassional one would work, and now for the last few weeks (if not months) every single one has been failing. I used to try searching for the error codes but there were so many and I never got any straight answers on what to actually do so I'm hoping one of you kind souls can help me!

Many thanks in advance
 

Answer:Windows Update - all updates failing

If it's still under warranty I'd sure try to get this resolved by using the warranty. Here's some of the information I found by searching for your error messages.

PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

Also Bug Check 0x50: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA

Bug Check 0xC2: BAD_POOL_CALLER
 

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On October 25, 2013, I'm seeing Microsoft uninstalling a ton of updates from my computer as evident in the event viewer.
 
 
 
Level Date and Time Source Event ID Task Category
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2876315 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2870699 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2862772 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2859903 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2859537 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2850851 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM Microsoft-Windows-Servicing 4 None A reboot is necessary before package KB2846071 can be changed to the Absent state.
Information 10/24/2013 12:04:09 PM... Read more

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moving from Vista/Win7 forum

Vista machine cant perform win updates - no service
My stepson has been using bittorrent :/ - I think hes gotten some infection. Can't start the windows update service. There is not even a service called Windows Update defined.

I tried the wuagent download and force, nothing.

I ran malwarebytes and it did not find anything. Can't run defender because it wont download the updates.

I tried starting the service as it appears on another vista machine (system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs) but that does not do anything.

See image at http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ce-472865.html for screen shot (can't reupload)

Or at

http://s626.photobucket.com/albums/t...ate-error1.jpg

Answer:No Windows update service - can't DL updates

TTT

Am I looking at reinstall?

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Microsoft has updates for Windows 10 which I cannot install as I get a message that HP Drive encryption is incompable with the upgrade and I must remove HP Drive encryption from my PC.  How do I remove drive encription and retain my data in a usable format?  Somewhere I read thar data on the HD is encoded and cannot be read if HP Drive Encryption is removed.

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im having the same problem but with xp sp3 pro ..updates cant be found ..microsoft tells me that the files are corrupt and damaged and the only thing i can do is a clean install..but i dont wanna loose everything being i dont have keys anymore for most of the softwares ..any help will be apreciated thank you in advance
 

Answer:XP Windows Update - Cannot Check for Updates

Hi and Welcome

have you tried this here to see if it will fix your Windows XP update http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_update/ this is the quicker way to try and fix Windows Update

This is the longer way http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

When you state that Microsoft tell you that you have corrupt files, what or where are you being told this?
 

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I`m having the problem... Update just hangs... I thinks it`s the latest update for the update agent... As far as upgrading to Windows 10, just use the media creation tool... As long as your copy of 7 is legit, you can just upgrade, create an iso, or a usb install.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...load/windows10

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