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After the folder rename it works perfectly. and now "Checking for updates" hangs ... Check out this link http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/287435-re-installed-windows-7-windows-update-will-not-work-properly.html I have to go restart now, after the update. Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Source

But I will be happy to never revisit Windows 7 again if possible. This made me completely give up on using Windows; if the system isn't up-to-date I'm not using it. but nothing worked until I read this posting. Finally resolved after a few hours of head banging.

Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends

When I arrived home later last night, I woke up the PC and saw that Windows Update was now "installing update 1 of 101," so I decided to nurse it to release W8 /10 on Patch Tuesday and then release W7 updates the following Tuesday. So I had to use my restore point to solve this problem. It is also rebuilding the "SoftwareDistribution" folder.

  • With 0% completion.
  • Thanks, the help was much appreciated.
  • But this would get stuck when installing the first update.
  • Thanks again!
  • What a mess it's become.
  • How to resolve Windows (8, 7 or Vista) update error: “Windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running” when you check for updates.
  • However, I did install the current version of Windows Update Agent.

I suggested that in my answer to "Was this Helpful". Actual install of the updates only took about 30 minutes. Glad to help. Windows Update Agent Vista I restarted as well, 147 updates downloading now!

Windows 7 UltimateSP1 64bit, installed March 2016. Now that Update works it does not list SP2 as an update as it did before. Thanks a million!!!!! The lack of an SP2 has been blamed for this .

Hurray and thanks a million. Windows Update Troubleshooter Vista Thanks. Yes, that's what I found so incredible today, that the 2nd update check looked like it would take 2 hours again! Now here I am several hours later.

Windows Vista Stuck On Checking For Updates

Thanks in advance. I'm still installing updates now, and all the updates so far, have installed without any problems. Windows Vista Checking For Updates Never Ends After download started it was quickly downloaded and installed.Click to expand... Windows Vista Checking For Updates Forever Sad Microsoft is so useless, but glad google found your site!

Problem cleared up immediately. this contact form Why don't Microsoft know this? Thank you so much!!! This information was very important to repair the error. Windows Vista Updates Not Working

I kept SP2 for Office and MS Projects. From now on I will keep a very good log of what I install and when. Solution 2 works for me. have a peek here But which solution is fixed your problem?

birdface 10:52 02 Dec 11 Now found this one but it is for W/7 but may work for Vista. Windows Vista Updates Not Downloading Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. Reply Tomas Mar 04, 2015 @ 10:25:28 Hallo, this is the answer.

birdface 08:34 02 Dec 11 Maybe try this.

Samsung 850 EVO (120GB, SSD). Not for me. would be nice if MS would install some elements of Windows as separate programs that could be uninstalled and then reinstalled. Windows Vista Updates Stuck But in my case it was a fully updated installation with just the September and October updates to be checked for.

So after the initial Windows 7 install completed, I installed the Intel chipset and networking drivers (and rebooted) installed the KB3102810 and KB3083710 updates, and rebooted, and then installed the April Gullible Jones, Nov 6, 2015 #34 roger_m Registered Member Joined: Jan 25, 2009 Posts: 5,194 @Gullible Jones I would hardly say it is broken as such. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/windows-vista-will-not-update-no-errors-appears-to/3318c1fb-62e4-44f2-95ab-19ef48398091?auth=1 Installed the latest version of the Windows Update Agent. Check This Out Any ideas?

Click here to Register a free account now! Samsung HD502HJ (500GB, SATA). Step#2 worked! Your solution 2 worked like magic! !l Thank you so very much!

Reply lakonst Mar 03, 2015 @ 17:06:17 @Tomas: Unfortunately no…any specific error? It's just rather frustrating seeing Windows Update sit on 0% for a few hours. Step 1: Stop Windows Update service. Solution 2 worked for me.

So I'm not sure what to make of it all, but something seems wrong. Thank you 🙂 Reply EntryLevelNinja Feb 10, 2015 @ 13:25:05 Hey man! A quick check of Windows Update revealed that there were just 7 optional installs left. I ran Windows Update again, and left it running overnight.

After you've run this month's Windows Update (WU) could you please post back and let us know approximately how long "Checking for updates..." took and how many updates were delivered this Win Update works. thank you so much I wish I could donate but unfortunately I cant :(..