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Just loaded 230+ updates without a problem............ Now, when I try to check manually for Windows Updates it just hangs on the Checking for updates screen. Download page: microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51857 - next you should restart and finally you can check for updates in manual mode. But now it's updating normally, and currently upgrading my PC to Windows 10 (Since I have a volume license, I can't go straight to 10). Source

Thanks again! Good work! I'm helping a kid build his first PC tomorrow, and so I fired up a new VN to see if this was still an issue and... I can't believe my laptop's update is actually working again and found it's 33 updates in just a few minutes. http://superuser.com/questions/951960/windows-7-sp1-windows-update-stuck-checking-for-updates

Windows 7 Checking For Updates Stuck

Try the downloaded update and see if it speeds up the installation of Updates. Ayman thanks a lot for your efforts , windows updates works very fine thanks to you. Are people of Nordic Nations "happier, healthier" with "a higher standard of living overall than Americans"?

Reply jeff charriereNovember 3, 2016 at 7:47 amPermalink thank you so much neil . Richard Lloyd 95.970 görüntüleme 3:08 Daha fazla öneri yükleniyor... Anet Computers 12.669 görüntüleme 3:31 PeteRoy - Fixing Windows 7 "Checking for Updates" Taking forever August 2016 - Süre: 3:28. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016 Yes run one by one and every time before that stop update in services .

After installing that one item, the wait period for new updates to start downloading was only 10 MINUTES. Windows Update Client Leonetti 2,7883813 1 Seems like the website changed to support.microsoft.com/en-us/gp/windows-update-issues –Jake Fisher Oct 20 '15 at 1:51 1 Tried that updated URL as in Jake's comment, but it didn't Reply JerryOctober 27, 2016 at 4:47 pmPermalink What version would I run for solution #4. http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/394788-stuck-forever-checking-updates.html This update is very badly designed and will easily break your windows update component if while it is installing you open the "Windows Update" program, or internet explorer, or install anything,

THANK YOU!! Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 26 days ago(0 children)it's still working for me. I guess Windows just does what it feels like. =\ permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]InconceivableAD 2 points3 points4 points 4 months ago(0 children)I can't thank you enough for this! Thanks a lot :) !

  • twizar 151.475 görüntüleme 4:05 How to fix Windows 7 stuck on checking for updates! - Süre: 14:18.
  • Save kb3145739 to your downloads folder to install later after you restart the machine https://technet.microsoft.com/librar...or=-2147217396 If you get an error installing kb3145739 it's because the new update settings changes did not
  • Ian Thank you!!
  • This worked for me on 2 Win7 systems and for many, many others at another forum who had the same issue.
  • Go to the "Services" tab, click to select the "Hide all Microsoft services" check box (at the bottom of the window), and then click "Disable all".  Click "OK", and then click
  • Installed all 8 recommended updates so not sure which one worked.
  • I didn't need to do anything else.
  • Go down to Windows Update and right click on it, then Properties 3.

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When I first tried doing it I hit "run" instead of "Save as" when downloading the file. permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 months ago(0 children)No, we've used offline updater for years. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Stuck A search for KB3172605 returned the news that MS has recently released a newer version, maybe you could evaluate it? Windows Update Client For Windows 7 Yep.

It was really a pain when I even couldn't run Office as it said missing some files which should be included in Windows Update. this contact form As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged Thankfully, reading the comments about turning off the windows update in the service section allowed the installs to work. 10 minutes after completion I had updates to download (1 gig worth December Cumulative Update - KB3206632 a community for 8 yearsmessage the moderatorsMODERATORSJaskyspanickedthumbcynycalThe Magician's ApprenticeSpinningPissingRabbiHoloLegsSwaggy_McSwagSwagastral_lariatmoderatordAKirby309jeffreymcclainxByteZzModeratorAppropriateUzername...and 1 more »discussions in /r/windows<>XWindows 10 Disc Usage at 100%Have not updated in long time (years). Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading

This is beyond ridiculous, how many hoops you have to jump through just to install/update an OS. - Its also ridiculous that a "Convenience Rollup" doesn't include all the needed updates. Felicia The first resolution worked for me...and I'm so thrilled! Third time round there were 79 updates. http://openfeedback.org/windows-7/fresh-installation-checking-for-updates-frozen.php Source:https://www.askwoody.com/2016/turn-off-windows-update-if-you-want-to-force-feed-individual-patches/ I then went to cmd, ran it as admin and ran this command to stop the windows update process (if its running): net stop wuauserv I then

But don't say you will then make us jump through hoops to get that support. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends Reply AnibalSeptember 14, 2016 at 4:22 pmPermalink Method 2 worked perfectly for me, thank you a lot! Sam Kar I doubt if any of these methods work, as MS is making it very difficult to update new copy of windows7, especially 64bit.

If updates do not appear for download in 15 minutes, repeat the above process with KB3125574, which will push the cumulative rollup from windows, and includes all updates through around June

I will continue to update this post as things change. After trying several other suggestions from various websites (registry tweak, command prompt entries, MSCONFIG edits, trying to manually install Windows catalog updates, etc..), I followed Step 2 and now Windows Update I was update the system until Winupd stucks and now i dont dare to do the same again. Wsus Offline Update Your Fix is splendid.

Some of them popped up a message like "this update is not required for your computer", so I just deleted those without installing. It brings the update count down to only a couple dozen or so. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 28 days ago(0 children)woo-hoo! Check This Out Around 3 or 4 were already installed on the computer, but the missing ones did the trick.

I followed your advice in Solution 1. MM Back to top #4 john1816 john1816 Topic Starter Members 56 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:06 AM Posted 20 November 2016 - 03:24 AM Ok i found the trick why as share|improve this answer edited Dec 16 '16 at 17:18 answered Dec 16 '16 at 2:34 taltamir 35425 add a comment| protected by Community♦ Dec 27 '15 at 18:15 Thank you for This is obviously not an ideal situation and I really don't know what has caused this.

Reply da Masta AceNovember 20, 2016 at 11:24 pmPermalink Thank you, Thank you! Actually Microsoft has released a few updates for the Windows Update client program. To do this you can either: Open the Services.msc console and stop the two services specified. permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 25 days ago(2 children)Previously I was recommending installing each one if you wanted to cut down on how many updates Windows Update would need to populate.

UGH. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]saintwilliam 1 point2 points3 points 29 days ago(0 children)@good1dave, you are welcome and thank you for quick reply. I have now found over 200 updates and hope they will all install! Finally!

Why don't they just install, and for get about the updates? SnoOpy - IT at a glance 6.695 görüntüleme 3:10 How to fix Windows 7 stuck on “Checking For Updates” (with KB3135445) - Süre: 4:05. My issue as well as others, is that the update Clients have changed since January, the MS and FixIt links have changed or have stopped support, and Microsoft is failing miserably The frustrating part is that NEITHER MOUSE NOR KEYBOARD input doesn't work in that window.

Reply adamJune 21, 2016 at 10:00 amPermalink Hi NeilMay I ask you one simple question is do you know how the windows update works in window7. Leon Todd I only needed the 2 - (3020369 and 3172605) Had to keep killing the Windows Update Service as soon as I opened them. permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]alienrefugee51 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago(0 children)Mac Bootcamper here. permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]XGreenstarz 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago*(3 children)Replace KB3161608 with KB3172605. "This update rollup is superseded by July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

If you have other Windows updates issues and the 2 updates above are installed, download this Microsoft Windows Update fixit tool (right click "save link as") run it and select aggressive Back to top #3 MoxieMomma MoxieMomma Members 423 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:06 AM Posted 20 November 2016 - 01:04 AM Hi: This has been a serious and widespread problem I never leave feedback but this fix worked so well I have to at least Thank You!