share|improve this answer edited Aug 20 at 20:29 Peter Mortensen 7,208135179 answered Dec 11 '15 at 22:36 viridian 6911 2 Wow. Now, when I try to check manually for Windows Updates it just hangs on the Checking for updates screen. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Loading... Source
I'm including them here in case they were still a part of the solution. See Windows Update: FAQ. I uninstalled some craps coming with the notebook and installed some basic purpose software like 7zip, VLC, an antivirus, etc. (all free software from secure sites or paid versions not cracked So, disable your network card, stop the wuauserv service and then install the Windows Update fix.
This process is automatic. Britec09 275,501 views 7:23 Windows 7 SP1 fixing slow checking for windows updates - Duration: 5:26. Continue to site » ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.5/ Connection to 0.0.0.5 failed. If you like you can change Windows Update settings back to automatic when you've finished applying updates.
I have no idea what update got everything sorted out but using this sledge hammer I was able to get a bunch downloaded and installed. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed I have a pretty high spec machine and it still took over an hour at high I/O and processor load for it to show the "install updates" button. Windows 7 Update Not Working 2016 This speeds up the setup of MSU updates and the useless steps from Moab are not required (reboot causes that the Wu service is stopped until it gets started via trigger
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