It's difficult to say whether some of the previous steps in combination with this one, or just Step 2 of this guide solved the problem. It just stays stuck at "pending". Reply asa October 12, 2013 at 2:48 pm To"Stop Windows Update From Nagging You and Rebooting Your Computer",I check "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindows" in the the registry ,but there are not"WindowsUpdateAU key" :( Reply Can someone please help? have a peek at this web-site
InsaneFirebat December 3, 2016 Reply Thanks for your help! so I back-up my files and did a clean reset. After that, Windows Update worked again. NOTE: You may need to temporary stop Windows Update service before installing above mentioned updates. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-update/every-time-the-computer-is-shut-down-it-always/90b6805d-eba5-47c6-b88f-fd6ec6335128
Right after I got the computer I installed office 2007 on it, so I knew there were more updates just for that. I did everything you said step by step and BAM!!!!!! Much obliged. On a fresh Windows 7 install, especially a pre-service pack version, would normally have many updates, including any service packs available, before the "issue" you are seeing goes away.
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I configured "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them" which disables the option of when you want to check fro them, but it should happen Windows 7 Update Troubleshooter I have laboriously tried page after page of suggestions for literally weeks. Jon December 10, 2016 Reply Thank you for this! http://superuser.com/questions/951960/windows-7-sp1-windows-update-stuck-checking-for-updates Most of the recommended updates are not necessary, and if you want them installed, wait for the rest of the updates to be completely finish.
Joe in Minnesota Sheldon Bidwell January 8, 2017 Reply Thank you so much for the information. Windows 7 Keeps Installing Updates On Shutdown I have tried many different "fixes" outlined on many other sites. I made the same things I did the first time but, instead of returning the PC immediately, I decided to keep it for a while using it just to surf the December 14, 2016 Reply Usually taking the step of setting Windows Update to never check for updates, and using the "net stop wuauserv" command in the latter part of the article
Note that after skipping step 12 (the optional step), the first check for updates still took about 15 minutes to complete -- which is longer than it used to take in http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-update-everything-you-need-to-know/ Step 4 worked for me except when I went back to step2 to update I was getting an error that the update was not compatible with my win7P64 bit then I Windows 7 Update Stuck Please try the request again. Windows 7 Update Not Downloading They are :PERFORMANCE CENTER PC SCAN AND SWEEP AGV_AVCT_S SILVERLIGHT-64 AVAST_FREE_ MY DRIVERS ADOBE READER WIN-ZIP DRIVER UPDATER DRIVER WHIZ i AM NOT VERY SAY ABOUT COMPUTERS.PLEASE HELP ME .
After installing the updated ran Update manually and in less than ten minutes 218 important updates and 46 optional were listed. http://emec16.com/windows-7/cannot-get-windows-updates.php Install files 4. Tina Hi, Thank you for your contribution. Thanks! Windows Update Stuck At 0
So, I disabled the Windows Update Service in "Computer Management - Services and Applications - Services" and then scrolled to Windows Update. Appreciate all the comments as well, so I felt a need to contribute. ;) Arielle I just wanted to say THANK YOU so much for your help. In addition I have been restarting system after each update and stopping Windows Update in services.msc. Source Search for: An IT blog for all things Microsoft Best Practice Tips!
December 4, 2016 Reply Thanks much worked for me as well on 7 pro Dell inspiron older hardware that w10 said was ok…guess not so much Julie December 5, 2016 Reply Windows Update Error 0x80070057 Go to Microsoft website to download and then install, even if your Installed History already shows this update. If you notice this, you can uninstall updates from the Windows Control Panel.
Ed H Wow! However, Windows Update can also cause problems — particularly by nagging you to reboot when you’re trying to use your computer and automatically restarting your computer overnight. Since there's a limit to patience, @magicandre's solution (and particularly WSUS Offline Update) seems best. –RichVel Nov 25 '16 at 11:33 @RichVel and others who don't think this is My Computer Is Stuck On Installing Updates Hope it works for you!
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Microsoft releases most Windows Update patches on “Patch Tuesday” — the second Tuesday of each month. BarryB January 5, 2017 Reply WOW!!! if you are stuck at searching for updates on this computer, stop the windows update servcies and restart the kb install Pyc January 8, 2017 Reply i just changed DNS settings Thanks for the info.
I was amazed, after my final reboot, that at the end..Windows Update started working and updated everything! Katy Thanks! Open an elevated command prompt and run the following commands net stop wuauserv net stop cryptsvc Delete or rename the %windir%\SoftwareDistribution directory Delete or rename the %windir%\System32\catroot2 directory Start the "Windows Other issues with Windows Updates that are the result of other actions or software changes may not be resolved by these steps.
Adolphe Baert December 6, 2016 Reply This is a terrific post, after trying everything under the sun and failing, this helpful post solved my update problem. Also, only a blank page when I link to the support site.