My solution was to kill the WUSA process and boot just in case. 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 Register now! Not really sure if Microsoft servers are struggling or what but Windows Update worked much better last year. http://servergeek.net/windows-7/windows-7-update-checking-for-updates-forever.html
MSFT can be annoying. It gives us less control over settings and tweaks but gives them more control as they collect and disseminate (sell) information about our every move, purchase, search, contact, post and sale. I installed the five above. asked 1 year ago viewed 352233 times active 2 months ago Blog The 2017 Stack Overflow Developer Survey is Now Live Linked 469 Windows 7 SP1 Windows Update stuck checking for http://superuser.com/questions/951960/windows-7-sp1-windows-update-stuck-checking-for-updates
It seems that the original update in step 5-d (KB3197868) was replaced by KB3197869. After restarting my system to finish off installing/running KB3161608, Windows Update Check scanned for about 15 minutes & found 10 important Windows 7 & Defender updates to install which MS posted It looked the Settings and said I had to have Admin rights.
Thank you. So I went on to solution 2 (though I must admit, that you could rewrite that solution in its own article). permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]stillcreek 1 point2 points3 points 15 days ago(0 children)Still valid Dec 28, 2016. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends You might encounter several minor issues.
Had a problems with down loading win 7 updates. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 months ago(5 children)Restart and try again. Tom Wow! My solution to this mess was to stop WUpdates on all of our computers.
I tried several solutions such as Tech Paul's Easy Fix, Offline WSU and other standalone updates with no results. Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer Hangs Windows Update just gets stuck at "Checking for updates" screen and Windows 7 doesn't download and install any update. Reply BradSeptember 11, 2016 at 7:02 pmPermalink Thank you so much for a great program! Both laptops have only had manual updates, but the HE is my child's and she neglects maintenance.
I've completed numerous Windows 7 fresh installs and have NEVER run into this issue. http://www.askvg.com/fix-windows-7-keeps-checking-for-updates-for-hours/ Get downloadable ebooks for free! Windows 7 Update Stuck Checking For Updates Thanks so much man! Windows 7 Update Stuck Installing gamerx Great solution.
permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 27 days ago(0 children)interesting. this contact form permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago(2 children)hard to say, you seem to have some sort of other issue at play here - a different problem than my solution provides a now you are able to install the manual updates for some minutes.... Scroll to "What can I do if I’m having problems installing updates?" Or use the download link. Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading
I deactivated automatic updating and have restarted several times since then. This was the only thing that worked. You at least need the newest Update Agent and the 5 listed updates. http://servergeek.net/windows-7/windows-7-update-stuck-at-0.html It's merrily installing files, after checking for only about 30 minutes.
The setting is greyed out when the VM is running, so you must shut it down to change the setting: I increased the number of processors from 1 to 2 and Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016 Do not post any offensive material Do not post personal information (address, email, phone number, etc.) Please remain respectful to users at all times. permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]Amo387 1 point2 points3 points 25 days ago(1 child)I don't come to Reddit often, and don't find much worth upvoting even less often.
Once downloaded make sure you disconnect from the internet and then run the KB.If you don't disconnect from the internet when you run the KB it will try to look for This will end any on-going updates or other processes that will otherwise interfere. Kudos! Windows Update Stuck Windows 10 Removing those updates put couple updates back onto my Important list in Windows Update which I then right clicked and set hidden to avoid installing them.
Thank you again! When windows update 'broke' so did offline updater. Reply viveJune 8, 2016 at 11:21 amPermalink Yes. http://servergeek.net/windows-7/windows-7-update-stuck-downloading.html The name of the file is wushowhide.diagcab and it can be found via your favorite search engine.October 25, 2016 Michael Carpick Absolutely none of these 'fixes' fixes the Windows 10
permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Erased-Improved 2 points3 points4 points 1 month ago(1 child)Looks like that worked! Does it indicate what update is failing? The error, after finishing the update download, is "ERROR: Catalog file ..\client\wsus\wsusscn2.cab signature verification failure." This is the text of the log file:Tue 12/27/2016 22:33:39.48 - Info: Starting WSUS Offline Update Install all necessary programs. (NOTE: This happens to be many computers trying to access updates, and few servers to provide updates, soon to leave your computer at some point this can
after the last steps, rebooted and turned windows update back on. Glad it helped. Then restart and try checking for updates again. It should auto restart if you had checked the check boxes as shown above.
Thanks again! HP Envy 700-215xt, 8gb ram. 2) Update runs, at varying points freezes. 3) Have to cold-cock it, reboot. 4) Update tries to 'repair installation' - again freezes. 5) Cold-cock it again. with no progress.