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In fact I couldn't care less about "all" people. Here we are running an expensive and highly protected operating system which as a part of the normal and pre installed practice updates. Thanks again. Opinion The shame of Windows Update Even with the slowness bugs fixed, Windows Update on Windows 7 still has its flaws More like this Patching Windows 7 can be painfully slow Source

Reply etim August 19, 2014 at 3:35 pm Tina, it's sort of like a successful adult, having grown up in dire poverty, still likes to occasionally drive through the slums he Reply Bob P August 20, 2014 at 3:38 pm Dear Dragon, Tell us a little about your perfect self. Our tips will help you identify exactly what's wrong with your PC and fix it. I'm using Win7 and up until this August update my Creative X-Fi sound card was working fine and dandy. ...

It still does not work. So much so that M$ updates have become a running joke. Not resetting Update, NOTHING. Reply Govinda NaikOctober 18, 2016 at 6:39 amPermalink Method 2.1 worked for me.

  • Briefly, insert your Windows 7 or 8 installation or recovery disk and boot from the disk.
  • Neil!
  • I used this original CD media recently on several of my team hardware rebuilds (legal with each their own MS key 🙂 ) and never had issue.Anyway I am one happy
  • Reply Partha S August 18, 2014 at 10:38 am The updates have not caused any problem so far.Should I uninstall?
  • They were optional, not addressing security vulnerabilities, so they are also safe to uninstall.
  • Your directions did not give instructions.
  • Reply CorJuly 19, 2016 at 11:24 amPermalink Hi Neil.

After a quick (quiet) scoot around the net, a few posts had suggested either moving the card to another slot or completely uninstalling the Creative softward and drivers and doing a In short: YES! Reply djAugust 21, 2016 at 11:56 pmPermalink Hello Neil Thank you first of all. Is Windows 8.1 Done After This Unspectacular August Update?

with this info I solved the problem in 10 minutes Reply aprilioOctober 24, 2016 at 5:02 pmPermalink trick #4 works like a charm, really appreciate your help 🙂 Reply RossOctober 25, Read More by pressing the SHIFT key while clicking Restart and subsequently click Restart under Sartup Settings, found under Troubleshoot and Advanced options. Any ideas, anyone? So I then decide the only way to fix it is to restart and update.

Reply DanielOctober 27, 2016 at 9:19 pmPermalink Thanks for the great info. twizar 136.323 visualizações 4:05 Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running FIX - Duração: 2:06. Of course there is more of them then there is of us so it is easier for users to find the bugs. :-) "The availability of Enterprise level software makes Windows I suspect the people having problems are the ones who have installed a lot of apps and have fiddled with their systems quite a bit.

But those updates aren't written/created in a day; it takes weeks to identify problems in a system and to create a code (the update) which will repair problems and flaws in Fila de exibição Fila __count__ / __total__ Fix all Windows update error on windows 10,8.1,8 and 7 DEE Z Inscrever-seInscritoCancelar inscrição7.3417 mil Carregando... I burnt ISO that I got from MS Dreamsparks and they work perfectly fine on other PCs at home that don´t make use of easy bcd. But it taking 2 hours already now still got 0% complete.

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. http://findthemes.net/windows-update/windows-update-not-working-windows-7.html And it isn't just an OS this goes for. Service Pack 1 was released back in February 2011 and the patch calling itself SP1, KB976932, was dated February 12, 2015. How long should this take, or do I still have an issue?

After 2 reboots/recalls, I had my system back! its same error. Did you check the Windows error log? have a peek here If you’re able to boot into Windows 8 Advanced Startup Options, you can try to repair, restore, refresh, or reset your PC How To Restore, Refresh, or Reset Your Windows 8

Reply Tina S August 18, 2014 at 11:12 am It's too bad that Microsoft forces regular users to have these tools lying around. This fixed my update problem and fixed my “Windows Update” on my Windows 7 computer. Sushant Borsania 55.968 visualizações 2:06 How to fix the Windows Installer & Windows Updates - Duração: 4:33.

Type the following command: del %windir%\system32\fntcache.dat When the file is gone, you should be able to boot into Windows.

The entire process took about 3.5-4 hours. I need to update my system because my headset cannot detect by windows when i plug even though i update the realthek and configure playback devices. Download offline installers: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=423352. Gerry Pajunar Hi, my Windows 10 laptop cannot install Update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2012 Update 4 Redistributable Package (KB3119142).

Thank you so much. Carregando... Which ones should be avoided : Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2962409) Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2971239) Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2979500) Update Check This Out Created by Anand Khanse.

Thanks for the shout-out, Caner! :) Reply Jerica August 18, 2014 at 3:40 am Jayden, Microsoft may not be godlike programmers, but they do need to test and retest that their Credibility and trust: Microsoft blows it By forcing Windows 10 on users, Microsoft has lost the tenuous trust and credibility users had in the...