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I'm using Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1.

I want to manually check for updates, make Windows download them if there is any, but wouldn't install at that moment, instead make Windows install them next time I shut it down.

In Windows XP, it was easy. You just selected the option to download. And when you attempt to shut down Windows, it asked if you want to shut down normally, or you want to install updates while shutting down.

However, in Windows 7, I couldn't find a way to do this same behavior. Can you please tell me how to, if there is any way to do it?

in the right hand corner theres a search box,type in your windows version
then find the specific files you want\need
then save them wherever you want

Stop Windows Update in services first
then START WU again and check for updates

http://catalog.update.microsoft.com

or

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I'm trying to download updates through Windows Update, it shows that I have 139 important updates, and 40 optional ones. I selected them and clicked the install button but it got stuck at "Downloading updates (0 kb total, 0% complete)". I cancelled and retried choosing only 24 important updates and the same happened. I tried the check for updates option but it also keeps checking forever.
I already ran the Microsoft Fix It tool, disabled my anti-virus and firewall, but nothing works.
I cannot install the SURT because it also keeps searching for updates.

I need to update so I can upgrade to Windows 10 - the setup also got stuck while checking for updates, so I was hoping that updating beforehand would do the trick.

Any suggestions on how to fix this problem are appreciated.

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Hi I'm a university student having a bit of trouble, for a project I have to install Windows 8.1 64 bit on several machines including updates.

As you can imagine updating each machine individually can be extremely time consuming. I was wondering if there's a way to manually download all the latest windows update files and put them in the Windows 8.1 ISO, so that once Windows is installed on the machine it will be up to date.

sorry if I haven't explained myself correctly

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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.

A: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.

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Hi guys,

I've just put my Dell Studio back to factory settings after having it for two years and deciding to give it a rebirth. I maintain my laptop very well but always like to do a reset every so often.

The problem I'm having now is that the damn thing wont update from Windows Update. It will identify that there are 76 important or critical downloads, but hangs at 0% downloading.

I went to the MS catalogue and tried to download manually, but even though I had the updates selected in my basket, again, it just hung on 0%.

I've ran Kasperskys TDS, the Malicious Tool Removal MS thingy-ma-jig, ran an sfc check where it did note there were corrupt files but it couldn't fix them. The Fix It link to the MS Update Not Working thing found no problems either.

So, I'm scratching my head and going to do a restart and see what's going on.

Any help greatly appreciated as this is doing my nut in.

Cheers!

-Update

Interestingly, I've just reset and it's telling me the system had to be restarted to finish installing updates, but when you click on it for more info, there's no updates listed. Bloody liar.

Welcom to the forum
If you'r facing a problem in WU then use the tool provided by MS to resolve this problem:

If after that the problem persist and you say that you reset every so often, then consider to dowload your same version of your OS from:
http://www.mydigitallife.info/official-windows-7-sp1-iso-from-digital-river/

Good luck

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Is that possible? If yes, please teach me.

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Hi there , desperately need some assistance. I think I have the malware "zlob"or other. I have tried a few things posted on this sites forums and others. My computer seems to open apps very slow, Unable to update Adaware ,ran spybot search and destroy. Also unable to do a system restore. I've Included a Hijack this log .Any help would greatly be appreciated

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:25:49, on 12/28/08
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Authentium\AntiVirus\dvpapi.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\common\lib\ioloServiceManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1189806489\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\AntiVirus\ioloAV.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional\Personal Firewall\ioloFW.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe

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Seeing how automatic updating no longer works on my computer ffo rabout a year now is there any why to get updates manually or am i just stuck with what ever build I'm on now?

Do you mean it won't update even though automatic updates is turned on, or that automatic updates are turned off and you would like them turned on.

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When you are looking at a long list of Important Updates (this coming Tuesday clearly in mind) there are usually different types of update: Critical, Important, Moderate. There are also sub-program updates: IE, .NET, etc.
But also consider when you first install the OS, when there are 20 or 30 updates to catch up on.

Do you:
Install all the updates at once.
Install them in batches according to type.
Install them in batches according to date.
Install them in batches x at a time.
Install them one at a time.
Other.

A:How do you (manually) install Windows Updates?

i'm lazy, i generally do it all in one go. i suppose that's what the auto option would do.

seems to work ok, just a bit slow - i simply leave the computer downloading and installing and keep checking progresss every now and then.

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Clean install 32 bit no longer updates even manually. I tried all those tips mentioned in other windows update threads and some of unofficial tweaks, nothing worked. I don't know if 64 bit of windows 7 clean install will be the same way-I am not going try that. I am not worried about the 32 bit not working because I have a 64 bit installed that is working which I did a clean install about a month or two. Then only thing I haven't tried is letting windows update do it automatically and use the registry key patch that prevents it from upgrading to windows 10. I might try this method another time.

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a couple of days ago i was playing starcraft, in the middle of my game vista suddenly closed everything and started to install updates...after it restarted, it had changed my resolution to 640x480 from 1440x900, changed my theme, and a few other random things.

help?

edit to add some specs: running vista home premium 32 bit on an hp dv9620us laptop.

also now it would seem that i can't even load installed updates from the remove programs panel...

:X

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I'd appreciate any input. Thanks

How did you "stop" Windows Update?
How did you delete the temporary update files?
Did you flush the Software Distribution cache?
Are you getting any specific error messages (the exact wording of them is important)?

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Everytime XP reminds me that I need to download I go ahead and do it. When the download is done I click to install, but than I get a message that says the download has not passed the Windows Logo Test - I hit ok and it finishes but that is it - I don't think it has installed once done. How do I correct this problem.

Thanks!!

Does it give you the name of the update?

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For some reason the Windows/Microsoft Automatic Updating will download the updates, but will not install. I get the message the updates failed. If I go the update articles and download the updates manually one by one, things are fine. My system is a Compaq Deskpro running Windows XP Home Edition 2002 - Service Pack 3.

Any ideas?

Rob

Hmmm...I would (first) try Microsoft Fix it Center Online - http://fixitcenter.support.microsoft.com/Portal/GetStarted .

Louis

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I have a laptop that was hijacked. I am not sure what the specific name of the hijacker was. I ran MalwareBytes and it cleared most of the issues but I found that McAfee Internet Security Real Time Scanning and Firewall are Off. They both will turn on for about 5 seconds then turn back off again. I tried to run the update of McAfee and it seems to download the files but will not install them, McAfee just hangs at 0% installed. If I try to run a manual scan, I get "An unexpected problem occurred during your scan" error. I installed and ran AVG Free 2013 and it found and cleaned Trojan Horse Cryptic.CKU. I rebooted and tried to update McAfee again, no go. I ran AVG in Safe Mode and kept the log if requested. I ran DDS and GMER. It was not until after I ran those that I removed AVG. I can run new scans if that is required. Any help would be great. I do not have access to Windows disks.

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_x86
Internet Explorer: 10.0.9200.16635
Run by katie at 18:19:13 on 2013-07-20
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.1790.787 [GMT -4:00]
.
AV: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Disabled/Updated* {ADA629C7-7F48-5689-624A-3B76997E0892}
AV: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013 *Enabled/Updated* {0E9420C4-06B3-7FA0-3AB1-6E49CB52ECD9}
SP: McAfee Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware *Disabled/Updated* {16C7C823-5972-5907-58FA-0004E2F9422F}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: AVG AntiVirus Free... Read more

******UPDATE****** McAfee is now working. I am able to update and am running a scan right now. All I did was reboot again. Please let me know if there is anything in the logs or if you would like me to rescan.

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Working on a friends PC. WIn7 Ultimate SP1, Celeron E3400 @2.6ghz & 2gb RAM & 500GB HDD in 2 partitions.

The system was failing at boot. This was a simple change of memory socket on the motherboard fix. Discovered that Windows Update was disabled, looked further & found AVast Free was set to ridiculously low levels & UAC was disabled (oh & operating on an ADMIN account by default!) - All corrected.

Due to all that, I looked deeper - The PC was over-run with PUP's & several viruses. I reset Avast levels & killed 2 viruses. ran MBAM & TDSSKiller & killed a crap load more. After this the PC stopped connecting to DNS (Network good, NO Internet). Fixed this with a series of TCP/IP & similar resets.

Win Update failed 3 times in a crashed or frozen PC (inl. 1xBSD), MS Fixit failed, so manually updated Windows Update Agent [version WIN7x86] from MS Support (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949104). Fixed issue.

Win update completed the first batch of updates successfully but stopped working on the second pass (freezing in the install process) & now won't even download, let alone update...

(oh & I Ran secunia PSI - All 3rd party progs updated)

Any help gratefully recieved as my "overnight updated run" after the physical fix, is threatening to pass into the third day.

I would suggest that you get the system thoroughly checked out by a Security Analyst to assure it is infection free before continuing to try and get the Windows Updates installed.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2



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How can I download W7 updates to my internet-connected laptop (W7 x64 Home) without installing, then transfer and install the Updates to a desktop workstation (having legit W7 x64 Ult, SP1 installed) which is never connected to internet?
Thanks,
g

I've seen your question asked several times. I do not recall seeing it answered. While it is possible to manually download each applicable update, I'm not sure how you would obtain a list of applicable updates - unless you had a duplicate computer that was online.

I have to ask: Why patch a system that is not online? Why not use it just the way it is? If you fear that it could get infected via USB flash drives or CDs/DVDs, then install an antivirus tool and manually update that from time to time.

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My Win 7 Pro 64 bit. would try to install updates then I would get BSOD. I did a reformat and clean install of Windows but the problem still exist. Any ideas?

Any other problems?

When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.

Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.

The following screen will appear, click on Yes.

The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.

In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.

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hello guys!
i have had this problem and was wondering if anyone else has experienced it and if they were able to fix it...
i've got xp pro with sp 1 and there are two updates from the windows updater that i am unable to download or install...they are the latest update for my video card (geforce fx 5700 ultra) and also my processor (amd athlon xp 2500+ barton)...can anyone help me? please?

Does it give any errors when trying? I would suspect its just because the site is just so busy lately with SP2 etc, give it a try at different times ...have you tried going to the manufacturers web sites to see if they have updates .......

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Hey
My Windows XP (Service Pack 1) has not been updated in a while. When I try to download an update, the update will either 1)download but not install, or 2) not download at all.

While I doubt the old Hijack This Log will help in this case, here it is
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 4:20:03 PM, on 3/6/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe

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Every time I try to install new updates I get that my computer isn't connected to the internet.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 69 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 12200 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -2016 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 944278 MB, Free - 866132 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, VG10ST
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

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Hi All.

I frequently run processes on my pc that go all night. I also often go away from the office for a few days and then need to access the pc (which was left on) remotely to work.

My problem is that when windows finds an update, it just installs it and restarts when it wants to... which can be right in the middle of an important automation.

I also sometimes find that I can't access the pc remotely because it has somehow switched itself off, I'm assuming after an update (sleep is set to 'never').

How can I get Win 7 to download, and tell me about an update, then wait until I say "install"?

All help will be hugely appreciated.

Cheers,

Oliver

Hello Oliver,

When you get to step 3 in the tutorial below, you can set it to Download updates but let me choose whether to install them for this.

Windows Update Settings - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Been busy with this since 1800 now.. searched the net.. tried all the possible solutions.. but I can't fix it myself.

Code:
I also tried to manually download all the updates.. and install them from my hd.. but that fails also.

the windows update error-codes I get are:

Code 80070005
Code 80070643
Code 57A

Here's my CBS.log zip;

http://1drv.ms/R4PTtv

thanks in advance for all the help a boardmember could give me :-)

Here's one of the errors, in detail...

Code:
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Appl: Selfupdate, Component: x86_wudfusbcciddriver.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_0.0.0.0_none_8653a55649defe58 (6.1.7601.22584), elevation:2, lower version revision holder: 6.1.7601.17514
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Applicability(ComponentAnalyzerEvaluateSelfUpdate): Component: x86_wudfusbcciddriver.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22584_none_64beee3d794d5b08, elevate: 2, applicable(true/false): 0
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Appl: SelfUpdate detect, component: x86_wudfusbcciddriver.inf_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22584_none_64beee3d794d5b08, elevation: 2, applicable: 0
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Appl: Evaluating applicability block(non detectUpdate part), disposition is: Staged, applicability: NotApplicable, result applicability state: Staged
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Appl: Package: Package_1_for_KB2800095~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.1.1.0, Update: 2800095-1_neutral_LDR, Applicable: NotApplicable, Disposition: Staged
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Plan: Package: Package_1_for_KB2800095~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.1.1.0, Update: 2800095-1_neutral_LDR, current: Absent, pending: Default, start: Absent, applicable: Staged, targeted: Staged, limit: Staged, selected: Default
2014-05-01 20:53:45, Info CBS Appl: Selfupdate, Component: x86_wudfusbc... Read more

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Hey
My Windows XP (Service Pack 1) has not been updated in a while. When I try to download an update, the update will either 1)download but not install, or 2) not download at all.

While I doubt the old Hijack This Log will help in this case, here it is
Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 4:20:03 PM, on 3/6/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Antivirus\SAVScan.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON~2\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wdfmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\MUSICMATCH\MUSICMATCH Jukebox\mm_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe

What are the problems? Is your system slowing down?
And, you really don't need anything in your "trusted zones". The 015's..
And, why do you need more MS updates? If you know your system, and you set up
security,....anti-virus,,anti-malware,,, and a firewall...And, everything works, why fix it?

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Hello All

Have run KIS, SAS and, MB scans - all are up to date and,reporting no infections.
Regards Silversurf

Hello All

I have a problem here, today I carried out an XP repair, went back to the Windows Update site where there are now 89 updates waiting. All the updates download OK but, ALL FAIL TO INSTALL.

Where do the little so and so's hide on my PC and, if I am able to locate them would I be able to install them?, or is there some other explanation for this annoying problem?
Regards Silversurf

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I have Vista Service Pack 1 installed, in the Vista home edition that came loaded on my PC by Dell. But I cannot install Service Pack 2. Since I can't download ANYTHING using automatic update, I downloaded the standalone Service Pack 2. When I try to install it I get as far as about 40% installed of section one of the download before I get an error message that says "Install failed, reverting changes" and so I end up with nothing installed.

I have tried turning off my antivirus programs and my firewalls but that doesn't help.

Thanks in advance for you assistance it is very much appreciated.

Dell Tips, Installing Vista SP2Louis

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This problem has found in Windows 7 Ent and Windows
7 Ent SP1 in clean formatted PC with windows Activated and Domain not joined. Tried on several PCs and either it won't ever start or it will be showing 112 or 114 updates but it won?t ever download. Domain joined PCs have different
story, because GP options are enforced. There is no WSUS or patch management software yet on network. <o:p></o:p>
I am purely looking for an answer for this problem of Windows Update either not initiating at all if ever it is showing number of updates to be installed,
Any or all help is appreciated. Regards.<o:p></o:p>
Mughal<o:p></o:p>

MCTS,MCITP

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Hi,

Noticed over the last few weeks that any incoming important or recommended updates are downloaded automatically but I am then notified that they are ready for installation rather than windows updates installing automatically! My windows updates options are set to install automatically, any ideas as to why it would suddenly do this? Help!

I'm not sure why it starting doing this, But if you would like to try to reset windows update you can try this.
How do I reset Windows Update components&#63;

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Regards

Nigel Stockley

PS This thread is being sent on my desktop using the good old tried and tested XP.

Hi Nigel,

Have you installed Service Pack 1 for Windows 7? Also, could you please try the following, if you haven't already done so:

Fix the problem with Microsoft Windows Update that is not working

Also, could please post you full system specifications using this tool:

System Info - See Your System Specs

Regards,
Golden

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Since I switched from Windows 7 which gave me no problems that I remember to Windows 8.1 it seems like the updates take forever to download and install. The latest update started around noon and was still running until a few minutes ago when I switched off my computer. That's nearly 8 hours. I'm running the latest Norton AV program that I got from Comcast, my ISP. Any ideas to get me through until Windows 10 is released? I haven't researched this forum extensively, so my apologies if this topic has been covered extensively.

Thank you,

Eric

I ran the troubleshooter and it appears to have fixed updates as download and install are faster now.

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Hi all, I have a bunch of problems with my computer right now. Every once and a while I will get a random pop-up. Also I can't download updates for Windows Defender, and I can't even download updates through Windows Updates. When I try and install McAfee it says "preparing to download information" and it just hangs there and then times out. I checked my hosts file and didn't see anything suspicious. Attached is my HJ log, any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!

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How do I fix error code 0X80200010? I've used auto-update for years with no problem, but have not received the last 10 security updates. I'm running XP home SP3 with Avast! antivirus, Threatfire, and PCTOOLS firewall. I have not reinstalled Windows for a couple of years. My last security update was on 3/11/10, after that I received an update on IE8 on 4/1/10. Now when I go to the update site, the new ones download okay, but do not install successfully. I've followed the instructions to stop auto-update, install wups2.dll and restart auto-update (indication was, this was successful) however this hasn't helped. The other cited examples of the causes of the problem don't seem to apply to my situation. I think I have looked at everything MS has listed as possible causes and solutions. Help would be greatly appreciated.

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XP Home SP2 on both computers...Two computers, mine on cable, a second on dial-up.
Re today's MS Updates - I downloaded & installed them on my cable computer but the other computer, on dial-up, can't even reach the page to start the download. I want to get the downloads again on my cable computer (by re-downloading onto a CD), then put the CD into the other computer's CD drive to install them onto the other computer.

I'm stuck what to do after I get them redownloaded onto a CD using my computer. I would put that CD into the other computer...but then what? What folder do I copy them to? And especially! - how do I start the installation process?

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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?

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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I am here because of the final reply I received to this post:

Windows update settings and other questions

I cannot get WU to behave properly. At one point it quit checking my machine for needed updates. I carefully reset it to the "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them." and now when I shut down I am told "please wait for update 1 of 1 to install.

I ran SFC scannow and encountered no errors.

I will attempt to attach the CBS log zip file

Last night another update installed 'automatically.' This morning when I first booted I had great difficulty gaining control of my machine. I hit a black screen for a while. I can't recall all that I tried but eventually I got to a screen where I could shut down properly and when I rebooted the system ran 'normally.'

I would still like to be able to research an update before I install it, at least know what it might be doing.

thanks

baumgrenze

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I cannot download or install updated because my Background Intelligent Transfer Service is not working for some reason. Does anybody here knows the solution for this issue? By the way, I have Windows Vista Business and there's an error message it's 800 something. Please help me!!!

Make sure the following services are enabled, started, and set to automatic startup

COM+ Event System
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
DCOM Server Process Launcher

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Hello all,

I recently ran XP SETUP to REPAIR my instalation of XP Pro. Since then, with Auto Updates set to DOWNLOAD/LET ME DECIDE WHEN TO INSTALL, the XP AUTO UPDATES have been DOWNLOADING JUST FINE BUT WHEN I TRY TO INSTALL THEM AFTER A RATHER LENGTHY PROCESS I AM NOTIFIED THAT NONE OF THEM WERE INSTALLED!!!

Anyone KNOW WHY THIS IS????

Thanks,

John

Here is what others have said to try before.

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-2000-xp/606483-windows-update-fail.html

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Since I switched from Windows 7 which gave me no problems that I remember to Windows 8.1 it seems like the updates take forever to download and install. The latest update started around noon and was still running until a few minutes ago when I switched off my computer. That's nearly 8 hours. I'm running the latest Norton AV program that I got from Comcast, my ISP. Any ideas to get me through until Windows 10 is released? I haven't researched this forum extensively, so my apologies if this topic has been covered extensively.

Thank you,

Eric

You might want to post in the Update forum you are having issue that are yours. Win 8.1 has no issues with updates it took me 10 minutes to download and install all the updates released Tuesday. it was like 20 something files.

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You can now use the website to find and install the latest updates for your computer.

Continue
Your computer might be at risk until you install them. Check for the remaining updates and install them now.

Restart now to finish installing updates
Your computer will not be up to date until you restart it. Please save any open files, photos or documents and restart now.

Installation Summary

Successful: 1
Failed: 43
Remaining: 0
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Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft GDI+ Detection Tool (KB873374)
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For help installing an update successfully, see the solution under each problem description.
Problem: End User License Agreement (EULA) Not Accepted
Solution: Check for updates again and wait while you install updates. You will be asked to accept the EULA before any updates with a EULA can be installed.

Problem: Not Enough Disk Space
Solution: To make more space available, run the Disk Cleanup tool or uninstall any programs that you don’t use. For directions, see Help and Support on your computer.

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Hi Guys
For the past two days I've had updates that wont install onto my computer. As soon as they finish installing another little yellow shield appears near the clock telling me there are updates ready to install again and they are the same ones. This keeps happening over and over with the same updates.
The updates are: KB979909 KB982168 KB2446704 KB2418241
I've checked in the add and remove program list in control panel and they are definitely not there. Ive tried to download them one at a time and with my anti virus turned off but still no go. This has been happening since 24/5/11.
I had an update installed on the 23/5/11(KB960043) without any problems which is on my Add and Remove Program list which makes me think that maybe it's a Microsoft update problem and not a problem with my pc.
Anyone have any idea for a fix for this?

Those 4 appear to be the 3.5 .net framework updates - possible damaged framework components.

See this link where an answer was given by Microsoft relating to the 2nd update, but it should be relevant to all.

Seems that an uninstall, cleanup and reinstall should take care of the problem.

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I've recently repaired my OS (yes, as in repaired in boot setup via the CD...) and now Windows Update doesn't seem to work anymore!

Automatic Updates or manual updates, it doesn't seem to make a difference, I have downloaded all the critical/high priority updates from Microsoft Update, but every time I try to install them, the message reads simply 'Some of the updates could not be installed' (ie: ALL of them! - see attached images)

I've scoured Microsoft Update for ANY form of help for this, to no avail, there is no apparent error code to reference! Microsoft Update worked fine, until I experiecned an error with 'Generic Host Process for Win32 Services' on shutdown last month, which was rectified by the repair...

Any thoughts?...

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The Update setting has always been "let me choose whether to download and install them", but with the 17 Updates of February 9th, I've repeatedly checkmarked all 17, click on the OK button at bottom right, but the downloads do not begin, it just flips back to Windows Update home.

I've run Windows Update Troubleshooter: first time it said "service registration missing or corrupted" - the second time it is everything was fixed; but no updates will download.

I've run Windows Update Diagnostic; no difference.

The Sfc /Scannow has twice said there are no integrity violations.

The SURT asked if I wanted to install Hotfix KB947821, but it never showed it being installed and after an hour said "Installation finished".

There have been no error codes to report.

I'd greatly appreciate some expert guidance. Thank you.

Have you checked the description on all 17 ?

Do you need them all ?

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Hi everyone I'm fairly new to the forums as I've been looking for an appropriate place to ask questions regarding Windows 7. As I have been having a single issues with it for several years now.

I've come across a major problem with my main computer. It has been an issue that came up between 2011 and 2012. Windows can no longer Update. It just hangs on "Preparing to Install" and then freezes. Also unable to update definitions for Windows Defender or the Microsoft Security Essentials.

The last successfully downloaded and installed update was: 7/27/2012 - according to Windows Update. Ironically when I click "View Update History" it says that all download attempts since "9/21/2011" have failed. So this seems to be a problem that started quite a long time ago.

When I attempt to update it shows there are 120 updates available to download and install. But that's as far as it goes. As soon as I hit install it just locks up and the progress bar freezes.

Also when attempting to Update Windows I get the notification prompt of: Windows is Downloading Updates (0% Complete) which does not go away unless I force quit the task. Considering it freezes and never goes past zero percent I often I have to do this.

Here is the error I receive:

Code: 80246008 Windows Update encountered an unknown error.

When I purchased the computer it did not come with a Windows 7 disc, mind you. It came loaded with Windows 7 (64 bit) on it already. So I do not have a back Wind... Read more

Windows Update Posting Instructions, follow them

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Hi This is the strangest problem I have ever seen on windows.

Basically I clean install windows.

No 3rd party software installed.

Windows updates set to check but not download and install (same as I have always configured windows).

I check for updates it finds them.

No error occurs it just sits there.
One such update is the IE11 cumulitive security update, it downloads to 27% and sits there forever, whether I give it 1 hour or leave it overnight, it stays at 27%. I thought maybe I have a bad image, but I redownloaded the iso, reinstalled, same problem. Any ideas? The things I can think off.
1 - Its a bug, but surely if was would be lots of complaints of same issue on the net.
2 - Its my isp, likewise my isp forums be full of complaints.
3 - Its my network equipment? possible but I dont have the issue on an my windows 7 machines, and all other internet stuff is ok.

Obviously this is a first step, I cannot deploy win8.1 to my rigs like this. All I can think off is trying to get either a 8.1 iso without update 1 integrated, to see if that works. Or a 8.0 iso.

Use the Windows Update Troubleshooter, according to your specs you are using Windows 7 so go to this site::
Open the Windows Update troubleshooter - Microsoft Windows Help

Temporarily disable your anti virus program and firewall.

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Dell Inspiron 630m laptop- Windows 7 Home Premium. Since acquiring it 3 weeks ago it was installing updates without any problem. I now find that 'Important Updates' have failed to be installed in the last few days. Those failed updates are shown in the usual list which shows sucessful & failed updates.

Is there any way I can attempt to install each failed update, either individually or otherwise ?

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Hi

I an unable to download/ install programs at this point and hope someone can help.

1) I have downloaded AVG antivirus program but it won't let me get updates, but I can run the program.

2) I managed to download Spybot s&d to desktop but when I try and install the program I get the following message:

Error sending request
A connection with the server could not be established

3) I managed to download Ultimate Bet but the main page says it cannot display the webpage

I am running Windows Vista Ultimate on a Acer Aspire5680 laptop with a wireless connection to a telus 2wire router/modem.

I assume you've restarted your computer a few times since you posted. Any changes, or are things still stalling?

It looks to me like you've got a firewall blocking outgoing access there (possibly as far as blocking all outgoing connections).

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After battling massive BSOD all day yesterday, I did a complete factory reset, and many other things which have stopped the BSOD. Unfortunately my CPU is still completely freezing up at random times.

I figured updating all the windows updates would help solve this, but i'm unable to. I keep getting error code 800B0100 when I try to DL them. It was suggested I get the x64 Windows Readiness Tool download. I downloaded that and even that has failed to install. I'm not sure what the issue is. Any help would be appreciated.

Running windows 7 Home Premium x64 based PC.

Hello!

What error message did you receive when you attempted to install the System Update Readiness Tool (SURT). Can you please try it again and note down the error message and code if you can't remember.

After that, let's jump in with the big guns logs!

Please copy the C:\Windows\Logs\CBS folder to your Desktop, copy the C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log file into your new CBS folder on your Desktop, right click on it > Send to > Compressed (zipped) folder, and upload the new file which is created on your Desktop here.

Thanks a lot!

Richard

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Hello Everyone,
We have around 100 systems in our Labs using Windows 7 x64
I was wondering whether we can host a proxy which would download updates and save it.The computers on the network can then check for updates on the proxy server and download them rather than visiting microsoft.com.
Is this possible?
ThankYou

Hello Saurav, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you like, you could download the MSU files for the updates to be able to use to install the updates with the MSU files on each PC.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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There are five windows updates that have downloaded but have failed to install. I have attempted to install them numerous times with no success. I have rebooted the netbook after the install with no installation success. Two are critical Win 8 security updates, 2 are Win 8 updates, and one is IE 10 security update. How can I get them to install? Can I delete them and then down load them again to see if that works?

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My Mother-in-law pulled out a program disc halfway through installation, which jammed up windows installer (every time windows was started, a message came up saying to please put in the install disc). I fixed that by finishing the installation (putting the disc back in 4 or 5 months later, we don't get to visit much), but during the time she had the problem, which was right when she got the computer, 97 or so Windows Updates downloaded to the computer, but couldn’t install.
These files include everything from the service packs (which are supposed to install by themselves), to critical updates. The computer is very slow at startup, and wants to install the files at shutdown. No error messages, but the files remain there wanting to install.
I just want to find the file where the downloads are sitting, wipe them out, and start again. Any ideas? Windows XP.

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I have spent a long time diagnosing and trying to fix this and have run the two windows diagnostics programs, but no luck so far. I have also tried sfc /scannow and it didn't find any errors. I don't think my anti virus is interfering with getting any updates and am loath to switch it off and leave my pc vulnerable for hours while it says its looking for updates. I deleted the updates list and stopped and restarted the wuauserv service. Before I did this I noticed there were a number of failed updates in the list.
I also typed msconfig into the command window and stoped all non Windows services and rebooted, and left this running for a few hours.
I think the dism/online/cleanup-image/restorehealth command would probably have fixed this issue but it wont run in my version of Windows 7. I get error 87, option unknown.
I can't think if any thing else to do but a clean installation in windows 7.
I am Comp TIA A+ qualified.

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Hi,

My Mcafee is unable to search for any malware.It shows -detection signature
file is more than 30 days old.
My computer is connected to a router which in turn is connected to a modem.
there are totally four computer on this network.

I have copied the contents of DDS.txt as requested.
Please forgive me if I am wrong somewhere. I am new to this forum.
Thanks a lot.

DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Charu at 0:38:35.22 on 21-08-2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6000.16851
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6000.0.1252.91.1033.18.3061.1477 [GMT 5.5:30]

AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}
SP: McAfee VirusScan *enabled* (Updated) {C78B3C70-4777-4742-BB91-9D615CC575E6}
SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Outdated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: SUPERAntiSpyware *enabled* (Updated) {222A897C-5018-402e-943F-7E7AC8560DA7}
FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}

============== 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

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Hello All

I did a fresh install of Win7 Pro 64Bit yesterday from an OEM disc to a new Samsung 850 Pro SSD.

2 sets of initial updates, which included SP1, went without a hitch with Windows Updater set to let me know when updates are available so I can choose to download etc.

Today I got an alert that there were 200+ updates available for download, I went through them and deselected KB3133977 which can mess with Asus MB's, then hit continue... an hour later my system was still "Preparing to Download."

I changed the Updater settings to Download but let me choose what to install, rebooted, and a short while later I was told there were 173 updates ready to install.

I checked again to make sure KB3133977 hadn't made it back onto the list and hit continue... 15 minutes later my system was still "Preparing to Install."

At this point I figured something must be broken, so considered rolling back through the Restore Points, trying a Repair install, or just nuking the drive and starting again.

But before trying any of the above I've included the CBS file, a screen grab of the SURT tool after 2hrs, the sfc Scannow results, and the results of running the Windows Updater Troubleshooter.

I hope you guys can help... thanks in advance!
Paul

Hi Paul,
might be an easy fix, suspected cause >> you installed >> OEM << OS directly to NEW ssd.
your system specs look more like a custom build

Roy

lookin back over your earlier posts does this relate to the VM install?

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Wondering if there are any sites or recommendations you folks would have regarding the correct install order of Windows Updates, for 98 and XP. I would also like to be able to download all of those updates for safe-keeping on a USB hard drive which I could take to clients on repairs. What are your recommendations? I seem to find no clear-cut information on how to install these, and in what order, and which ones are THE most-important to install in order to not get hacked while online. The dumb thing I did the other day was reinstall XP on a customer's computer, and XP didn't discover his NIC properly. Used a modem to access the 'net to get the driver, and would you believe, in that amount of time, his comp was infected with the Welchia virus. So you can see my quandry...

There is this thread here but no answer on the install order but like you want. Going by the date of the update. is all I can think of.

http://forums.techguy.org/t176492/s.html

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On a fresh install it takes my laptop 12-15 hours (honestly, no kidding) for Microsoft to say hey you got no updates, here is the list what ones do you want to install. Then many hours more to download them and install them.

Is there a way to download all the Windows 7 64bit updates manually (by a program), not one by one searching for them on google and have them all installed automatically by a program?

I have seen some older programs that did this but they don't seem to be current and I still have a about 100 updates after they installed the updates.

I would like to find a way to batch download and install all the updates to a fresh install of Windows 7.

Thanks

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Something I've been running into lately is having to reinstall Windows Vista on systems that have been trashed by a virus or something that merits a destructive recovery. One of the biggest pains in doing this (especially Vista) is having to baby-sit the system for another 24 to 48 hours after the install is complete to tell it to apply available updates, restart, and then apply more updates, restart, then apply more updates, etc.

I want to automate this task so that the system will download updates, install them, restart itself if necessary, click "I agree" for me on any pop-ups that ask if I agree to the terms of use that might come up for some updates or "Next" buttons, and otherwise automate the entire process so I don't have to worry about the system sitting around doing nothing over night while I catch up on some sleep.

Anyone know of a good utility that can do this for me?

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Very troubling experiences lately. Can't download any Windows Updates, and I get a NSIS Error when trying to download any kind of software from the internet, from valid sites like Kaspersky, Bit Defender, or gaming sofware from legit companies. McAfee fails to Update new virus definitions. I don't know what to do. This is a 7 month old laptop. Windows 7 64 Bit. Here's the Hijack This Log

Code:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 2:06:43 AM, on 2/1/2013
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16450)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP On Screen Display\HPOSD.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPMSGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_5_502_146_ActiveX.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE... Read more

Quote: Originally Posted by atmywitsend

Very troubling experiences lately. Can't download any Windows Updates, and I get a NSIS Error when trying to download any kind of software from the internet, from valid sites like Kaspersky, Bit Defender, or gaming sofware from legit companies. McAfee fails to Update new virus definitions. I don't know what to do. This is a 7 month old laptop. Windows 7 64 Bit. Here's the Hijack This Log

Code:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.3 (BETA)
Scan saved at 2:06:43 AM, on 2/1/2013
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16450)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver\Application\iusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP On Screen Display\HPOSD.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch\HPMSGSVC.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_5_502_146_ActiveX.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explo... Read more

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I just found out that windows only downloads updates once a month, which caused quite a concern in a previous message in which I asked for help and maybe did not need it. Anyway, I found a few windows updates that did not install at an earlier time. I read about them and is it hard to install updates manually? I have very little skills in dos or any type of typing commands. I went into update history, dbl clicked on the ones that were cancelled (my fault) or failed. I found the areas to go and am waiting for a response to if they are hard to manually download and install. Also how do I find out if my computer is 32 or 64 bit, I am using
Windows 7 professional.

You can click start and then right click "Computer" and select properties. Scroll down and it will tell you the OS bit rate. If you have updates that may have failed have you tried the "check for updates" button to see if they're detected again?

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I have a limited wifi issue. Toshiba states update KB3114149 may solve the issue. I can't determine if this update was included when I upgraded to 10586/1511 as it is not listed in Update History.

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How do I manually download a podcast and have it appear in iTunes (to be synched with my iPod)?

I already know how to subscribe to podcasts.

I tried manually downloading an MP3 for a podcast and then put it in My Music fold that seems to contain all my music and podcasts for iTunes. However, then the file didn't t seem to appear in iTunes.

Does someone know what I am doing wrong?

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Hello,

After viewing some great tech support on your forum today that looked like a similar problems I am having, I decided to join the site in hopes of getting the same help.

I went ahead and made a log1, log and info files via that .bat file mentioned in someone elses topic but I also read that I'm not suppose to post any of that until asked. Sooo... I'll wait. :0)

Problems? Well, Avast seems to have more more traces off the viruses I mentioned in the description however I am still unable to update any malware/spyware protection software in order to run it on this laptop; moreover I am unable to get to the windows update page to try to update the computer... the owner of this laptop said they received an update from windows about a month ago.

When I click on the windows update from my programs files, I get directed to google search instead. :0( Before running the avast(avg was installed before but stopped responding) I would get directed to a depression website when trying to type in microsoft.com

Pleaaaaaaaaaaassseee send help.

I'm on windows xp 2002 home edition service pack 3. Thank you

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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Ok, My computer for the moment will not start up
Vista x64
After reading others reports similar to mine, I am fairly confident it is because of a windows update.

I need to know how to manually remove a windows update.
I need to know if there is a log that will tell me which windows update was the latest.

I can modify the computers registry and change files as I please.

A:Does anyone know how to manually remove windows updates?

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Just wondering how/if it's possible to just get security and stability updates after these changes come next month?
I am a home user, so I don't have access to WSUS or whatever.

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Hi people

Does the latest version of MSE allow for a manual update schedule to be created by the user or is it still limited to the Windows auto-update facility, which may also download & install unwanted MS apps along with the virus signatures?

Cheers.

Ich.

A:MSE - Latest release - can Vir-sig updates be scheduled manually?

Hi,

Nope, as far as I know its still via Windows update, and its own update facility.

I've never seen any of these MS apps you refer to though..........

Regards,
Golden

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I do a lot of Win 7 installs, and the update process on a fresh install is a bit painful.

So I downloaded all the current Win 7 updates (roughly 6GB) from the Windows Update Catalog and what I want to do is place them in the proper place (folder) so Windows Update will see them and install them.

Otherwise it looks like I have to install each one separately, which saves on bandwidth usage since there is nothing to download, but still takes a long time which of course partially defeats the purpose.

A:Manually installing updates - where to place files?

Hi red, in the future try this:
Slipstream Windows 7 SP1 into a Installation DVD or ISO File

I believe the default location for updates is:

Not sure about them installing. I'll let someone else comment on that.

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There is a little-known way to block W10 Updates after they are downloaded, but before they are installed.

So you have the run wushowhide BEFORE your reboot your system to block those pesky cumulative updates that cannot be uninstalled using Windows Update or wusa.exe (command line Windows Update utility) or Safe Mode.

Use the wushowhide utility from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3073930

It might not block the installation of drivers, but you can always use it uninstall forced driver updates.

I used it to block the installation of KB3149135 cumulative update after a clean Windows install.

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I am unable to download *.xap files from store as Microsoft has changed the store layout. Previously. Before the Launch of Windows-phone 10, it worked for me.

A:Unable to download manually *.xap files from store. What should I do?

I'm not sure there's anything we can do anymore.

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Greetings,

So in January I reinstalled Windows XP Windows automatic updates worked for a couple months but have not been working since April I believe. I have been manually downloading the updates and installing them myself. I recently tried using Microsoft Update and received the message that I needed to install KB892130 WGA before I can install the updates. I am unable to install KB892130 WGA using Microsoft Update.

I downloaded a copy of the WGA from MS tech net and can manually install it. I receive the "installation was sucessful" screen.

If I reboot and check again with MS update it still tells me I need to install KB892130 WGA?

Getting tired of manually installing updates every month.

Any ideas how to solve this?

Sincerely,
Marc

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Looking for any help.  Have tried to run system update readiness tool but it fails with a wuapi.dll error message.

wuapi.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error.  Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support.

Running Windows 7 SP1 32 bit.

Here is log from sfc /scannow

2016-01-15 22:18:39, Info                  CSI    00000009 [SR] Verifying 100 (0x00000064) components
2016-01-15 22:18:39, Info                  CSI    0000000a [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2016-01-15 22:18:44, Info                  CSI    0000000c [SR] Verify complete
2016-01-15 22:18:45, Info                  CSI    0000000d [SR] Verifying 100 (0x00000064) components
2016-01-15 22:18:45, Info                  CSI    0000000e [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction

A:SFC reports corrupt files and windows updates will not run manually

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I have Windows 7 SP1. From 161108 my Windows Update cannot find any new updates, it just searches for days and days. There are many posts on this subject, but I have not been able to solve the problem.
2. Would it be a very bad idea to stop updating Windows 7 from now on?

Best regards
Sven Ingvar J?nsson

Hi:

Question #2:
Yes, it would be a VERY BAD idea to stop taking at least critical and important security updates from now on. MS now issues them all together in a monthly "roll-up", rather than individual updates. But there is a way to take only the "security" patches, instead of the combined security+performance patches.
Let's get your WU working first...

Question #1:
If WU is stuck on "checking for updates", you need to temporarily shut down that process/service in order to manually install the 2 most important patches that should fix it (3020369 and 3172605).

Let's try this:
IF NOT ALREADY DONE: Download and save, but do not run yet, the standalone installers for KB3020369 and KB3172605 for your architecture (32-bit or 64-bit).
Disconnect from the internet.
Disable the Windows Update service in both the applet itself ("never check for updates") AND from services.msc (change it to "manual" and STOP the service, then click "OK").
REBOOT
Run 3020369 and reboot.
Run 3172605 and reboot.
Go into services.msc and change WU back to "Automatic-delayed start" and start the service.
Reconnect to internet.
Change WU to "notify me, but let me choose".
Run a manual check for updates.
The concept is that you are going to install them from the standalone installers that you have downloaded locally to your computer, NOT via Windows Update.
So, if Windows Update is partially or fully enabled when yo... Read more

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I am on a internet satellite system that limits my downloads.   I can download all I want from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.How can I set my windows 10 downloads to install manually?  And can I set them to download and install at a time thatI designate?

A:How do I control windows 10 updates to update manually inste...

It will depend on which version of Windows 10 you have. If it is a Windows Home version, there is nothing that you can do at the present time. It is automatic and you don't have a choice If it is a Windows 10 Pro version, then you can schedule the time of update installations and even defer the updates, as in all or none! Take a look at the following article at the How-to-Geek. It explains everything you need to know about  Windows Update(s) in Windows  10.http://www.howtogeek.com/223068/what-you-need-to-know-about-windows-update-on-windows-10/

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Hi i just bought a lenovo thinkpad t430 (this week) that came already with Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit already installed and i'm having issues installing updates.

all the automatic updates would install but on reboot the install would fail (even with antivirus disabled and on safemode) reverting back to original settings.

i then went to do manual downloads and updates from the microsoft page. i managed to successfully install all of the "security update for windows" but all of the "update for windows 7 for x64 based systems" are the ones im having trouble with along with a few others.

i then went and manually downloaded MGAdiag.exe to run a manual diagnostic and this is what i get.

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

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-JKHXW-D9W83-FJQKD
Windows Product Key Hash: AYaBykmfTHUVW5whGaYMeVJn0/U=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00249
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010... Read more

A:Problems installing windows updates both automatically and manually

it said update as already been installed...

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After repeated problems with the update failing I did a clean install and installed kb3200970 manually from the windows catalogue and it shows as an installed update. Windows automatic updates wants to download and install it again. Is this really necessary? Any way to make it stop???

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Is it safe to manually clean the Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2

Windows 8
Together they are using about 10 percent of my drive.  Thanks in advance.

Hi afnuke Yes it is safe to delete the Download folder in SoftwareDistribution. As for the Installer2 one in the NVIDIA folder, I cannot tell, I don't have it. What's inside it?Edit: Before doing so, open an elevated command prompt and enter the following command:net stop wuauservOnce done, you can delete the folder. After that, enter:net start wuauserv

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I couldn't remember this login, so I created a new 1, hamluis said it's best to post on old account and he would try to link them or just delete the new 1, which is DumbBlonde1. Gringo assisted me last year during my ZeroAccess Rootkit Infection, and my PC ran like a charm after that until now.

But here are my current issues:

Randomly I get a rotary dial from the PC, usually that happens when the PC is in SLeep Mode and doesn't want to revive.

Malwarebytes no longer updates automatically and neither does MSE.

When trying to run Windows Update I receive a error message, trying to correct it I can not, because the BITS is missing. Although in MTB it does not show a BITS issue

Hamluis had me do thus far the following:

Ran MiniToolBox and Speccy results are posted below:

MiniToolBox by Farbar  Version:21-04-2013
Ran by Nikita BigBank (administrator) on 01-06-2013 at 22:58:50
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
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========================= Event log errors: ===============================

Application errors:
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Error: (06/01/2013 10:54:28 PM) (Source: QuickBooks) (User: )
Description: An unexpected error has occured in "QuickBooks Pro Plus 2011":

A:Missing BITS (can't run windows update and other updates only function manually)

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Hi all,

I use Linux and CUPS to provide free and stable networking printing shares for our community centre. Its easy to connection windows xp clients to the linux printer server, windows 7 is a pain, I have a work around, but would like to make it more streamlined.

I can get some older printers that do not have official windows 7 drivers working by using windows update during the driver selection phase of the printer set-up procedure. And selecting a slightly different printer from the list of available windows update drivers.

While this method works, there is a delay of between 5-10 minutes after clicking the windows update button before the list of drivers appears.

I would like to know if its possible to do any of the following 2 ideas:

1. manually access these driver files on Microsoft website somewhere, and download them for latter use.

2. Find where windows 7 saves the downloaded driver files and package them some how so they can be re-distributed.

Quote: Originally Posted by Remush

Hi all,

I use Linux and CUPS to provide free and stable networking printing shares for our community centre. Its easy to connection windows xp clients to the linux printer server, windows 7 is a pain, I have a work around, but would like to make it more streamlined.

I can get some older printers that do not have official windows 7 drivers working by using windows update during the driver selection phase of the printer set-up procedure. And selecting a slightly different printer from the list of available windows update drivers.

While this method works, there is a delay of between 5-10 minutes after clicking the windows update button before the list of drivers appears.

I would like to know if its possible to do any of the following 2 ideas:

1. manually access these driver files on Microsoft website somewhere, and download them for latter use.

2. Find where windows 7 saves the downloaded driver files and package them some how so they can be re-distributed.

I don't think there is a way to do that I would recommend that you set up a domain and be the system administrator for all fo the Windows 7 pcs, so you can install all of the updates on all of the computers at the same time.

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Need to fix the screensaver issue that doesn't kick in for users that have an IntelliPoint wireless mouse.  Installing the KB 911895 from Microsoft via Windows Update solves this problem.  However we need to automate applying this update to
our users.  We can't go to every user that needs this resolved and run windows update manually to get this update.  Can't seem to find a way to get my hands on this update to deploy silently where it's needed.  Any idea's how I can get this
update manually?
We are Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit.

Thank you in advance for any assistance on this matter,
Pam Cole

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A few days ago I had a strange disk error that led to a bunch of "orphaned" files when I started up my computer. Windows still loads, and the RAID is still working "normally" both in the BIOS and IMSM, but I can't load basic programs like msconfig or even uninstall anything from control panel. Almost anything that would be useful like dskchk crashes without starting. It seems that some of my files have been corrupted, but not enough to crash Windows.

I thought I should just reinstall windows, but the installer says "windows cannot find any information about the disks on this machine" and quits.

How can I reinstall windows over my current install manually to fix this problem?

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My mouse, keyboard, usb dac, and virtual dvd drive are all having problems with drivers. I can plug my keyboard in wherever I want and use it in the bios, but once i get to windows, i have a whole two usb ports that my keyboard works in anymore. This is the result of a number of failed attempts by windows to find and install generic driver software, which I don't actually need (because the keyboard works just fine in some ports, and before i accidentally let windows try to find the drivers, it worked smoothly in the others as well). This is the case for all of the listed devices. Whenever I ask windows to install driver software, it tells me that i have to insert a disc (incidentally, none of these devices come with discs because windows si supposed to have the drivers by default). When I click other options and set it to browse my entire drive for drivers, it gives me an error message that says that it found driver software, but the selected file could not be found. For everything. and then whatever it is, is unable to work in that port again. I tried downloading microsofts intellipoint drivers, and that didn't work. Please, help me fix this so I dont have to re install?

A:Windows can't install drivers on its own, won't let me manually install.

It sounds like you're not logged in as the administrator?

If you right click on one of the .exe files and select "run as administrator", does that work.

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Hi.
What is the way to manually install an add-on for internet explorer ?
I have a .cab file which includes a .dll file and a .inf install script.
How can I install this add-on manually ?

Hello and welcome to TSF

Right click on the .inf file and choose Install

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I have just completed a recovery on an HP desktop. Started checking for updates and as we all know that takes a really long time (24+ hours). In my system properties it says 7 Home Premium and SP1. In the installed updates screen it says there are 12 updates only that date back to 6-7-2011.

How can I know that SP1 is actually installed?

If it is not actually installed, would it be best to manually download and install? Would this help with the time it takes to search for updates?

A:Manually install SP1?

Go to Control Panel/System

Look under "Windows Edition" at that location. If SP1 is installed, it should say "Service Pack 1".

The 64 bit English version is named windows6.1-KB976932-X64.exe

It's 903 MB in size. I'd guess you can find it and download it with a Google search. That's what I'd try to do if I knew it was not already installed.

If by "recovery", you mean some sort of restore to factory condition using an HP partition or menus and applications, I'd assume you have SP1 if the machine shipped with SP1.

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Im having trouble with Swat 4, I uninstalled service pack 2 already but it still doesn't work. Is there any way to try a manual install instead of letting the computer use an auto setup?

A:How do you manually install a game?

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A:Why did I have to manually install an update?

Welcome
We dont know what the download was either. It could have been an update for some software that you have installed that does not come through the Windows Update.

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Hello everyone.
Here's my situation: Yesterday I installed comodo firewall but accidentally did not choose custom install so i got a bunch of bloatware. I uninstalled and had to manually delete many files with comodo in its name. After doing so, I noticed that my device manager was telling me that many of my drivers were "corrupt or missing" so I looked online for help. I read that if the Wdf01000.sys file is messed up, this may occur. I followed one suggestion to try and restore the file to an earlier point but something seems to have screwed up. My computer now hangs on every boot as the windows 7 flag begins to form and restarts with no error message.

I am attempting to fix this by obtaining the same file from another computer on the same OS (Win 7 Home premium 64 bit). How do I manually install the wdf01000.sys file?

A:How to manually install a .sys driver?

I think it's better to use win 7's own automated healing utilities, if you don't mind.

Do you have a win7 install or repair disk? if not, the first two steps of this tutorial will provide clean iso you can burn to a disk, and Microsoft's own utility to make a win7 installation flash drive in case you want to have one and/or the damaged computer lacks a DVD drive.

When you have the disk or usb flashdrive installer, follow this tutorial to fix corrupted system files (that are taken from the install disk, no need to pilfer them from other computers).

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Hello! I created an install USB from a Windows 7 Pro installation on my desktop and I want to install Windows 10 Pro on my laptop (I have a valid Windows 7 Pro key). The only thing is: My laptop came pre-installed with Windows 8.1 Home . That means the key is in the BIOS and the setup won't let me choose the version I want to install.

Is there any way to make it so that the installer installs Windows 10 Pro and ignores the key in the BIOS?

Thanks!

A:Manually select install version?

Open Notepad. Make a document with the following in it:

[PID]
Value=VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T

Save the file as pid.txt in the /Sources folder of your Windows 10 install USB flash drive. That will cause the installer to install Windows 10 Pro.

Alternatively, just let it install Home. Got to Settings, Updates & Security, Activity tab from the left column. Change product key. Enter the product key above to upgrade to Pro. Then after the upgrade, change product key again and enter the Windows 7 Pro product key to activate it, if necessary.

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Well i had to do a reinstall again , it was a couple days ago but windows didnt give me the sp1 upgrade, so i decided to try to get it manually, here is the website but which one do i need? Download: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (KB976932) - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

A:How would i install service pack 1 manually

Hello Raymond,

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I am wondering about the installation of Adobe Photoshop CS2 and i cant get it work without Administrator's right. How i can bypass or install it manually by unzip it? I did ask my admin, he say no but i am subborn, I HATE Photoshop ELEMENT! How i get a solution?

Maybe unzip the data1.cab and move it around within folders? that lot of works

Lucan

You can't install it manually. The program is just like that, and usually speaking, the people who write applicaions such as photoshop naturally assume that those people who would install the program would have the rights to install programs on that system.

You clearly don't have the right to pick and choose what to install on that system. You seem to be talking about a company machine, and so I would advise you don't even think about it. If the Sys Admin is any good, you WILL get caught, and in all probability, he's made it impossible anyway.

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I'm having a weird sort of problem. Whenever I plug in a USB device like a mouse or USB flash drive, Windows Vista claims that it cannot find drivers for it!! I have to specify to look in the c:\windows\system32 folder (inc. sub dir) to find the generic drivers for it and it will eventually install. I know Windows XP did not prompt me to look for the drivers manually for these devices, it just installed it automatically. Like it automatically looked in the system32 folder for the drivers and installed them right away. Is this the new trend for Vista now?? I am logged in as a user with administrative rights would it need to run as administrator to work? Or is there a way to tell Vista to look in the windows\system32 folder automatically to search for USB devices? I just it's a nuissance to keep manually installing usb drivers that XP was able to install without user intervention. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

A:Have to install generic USB drivers manually

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