We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. After about two more hours--about fours total--I had to leave the house for a family function. For the complete specs I included the full DxDiag.txt output. Bravo for that!
If your Surface battery level isn’t charged to at least 40 percent, updates may not install. So, this morning 4-13-16, on boot up at 6:30am, there was no auto check for updates. After your Surface restarts, try installing updates again. Note For more info on Surface batteries and power, see Surface battery and power. here
Yes, in 2016. If you’re still having trouble installing updates, your Surface may need service. Then I fired up Windows Update.
It updates from WSUS and has been fine since. Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer On my wife's machine at home (single core, 64 bit) I'd turned WU off altogether. But Windows 7 updating is still very much broken. check that I think it has something to do with the update for the Windows Update client.
And though time just keeping plodding forward, Windows Update refused to do a thing. Windows 7 Update Stuck Step 4: Under Change date and time, tap or click Change, select the correct date and time for your current time zone, and tap or click Change. We are sorry this solution didn't resolve your issue. Reply TP says: April 13, 2016 at 12:10 pm Along with my last post, I would like to add that I DID install KB3139852 last month and have hoped this is
ConfigMgr RSS Feed Microsoft Technet Profile Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Google+ Home About Contact Other Blogs Windows 7 stuck on "Checking For Updates" Posted on October 1, 2015 by Kriss Milne This https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-us/support/performance-and-maintenance/troubleshoot-updates Finally I downloaded KB3139852 and they all started working again with no slowness. Kb3020369 Time to do it again. Searching For Updates On This Computer Forever Reply Eric says: April 13, 2016 at 5:38 pm While SP2 sounds like a good idea the erosion of trust engendered by Microsoft's behavior would make me watch and wait for
My disgust with Microsoft grows by leaps and bounds. Reply Dimo December 21, 2016 at 8:54 pm Hello, Solution 4 worked for me, thank you very much! It may just be that Microsoft servers are overloaded immediately after the Patch Tuesday releases. It seems to sit there running the green ribbon back and forth forever with no data transfer. Kb3102810
Once the Laptop rebooted hey presto I ran windows update “Check for Updates” and within 30 mins it told me there were 209 updates to apply. He said when this happens check your start button if a yellow symbol shows with a black exclamation point, the updates will not finish . It was this one here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3138612 Before that, it could sit there for DAYS and not do anything but tell me it's checking. Reply Allan says: April 13, 2016 at 4:25 pm Ed Bott published an article about Windows 7 updates back in March.
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Buy anything, AskWoody.com collects a small bounty. If you’re still having a problem, try Solution 2. If the instructions in m#l's thread don't work post back and clarify if you still see "Checking for updates..." hang when you run Windows Update or if Windows Updates simply reports Windows Update Catalog Thought so.
Reply ch100 says: April 13, 2016 at 4:47 pm I don't think there have been major changes in the updating mechanism for the last round of patches. Other solutions in Windows Help If you’re still having trouble, see Troubleshoot problems with installing updates or search Windows Help for solutions. Anyways Windows Vista will become a "lost cause" as Microsoft will drop extended support for all editions of Vista on April 11, 2017 as noted here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle?C2=11732 That means no more I'm now trying to sort out neighbours laptop Win7 64 bit, which was suffering from the checking for updates problem.
Reply Robert B. I'd go get a new computer, except that I'm locked into my anti-virus until March next year and that any new computer you buy now comes with an anti-virus subscription whether Reply louis says: April 14, 2016 at 6:41 am @Woody, @All, W7 SP1 x64 Quad Core Booted up this morning and the machine went into an "auto check for updates". 1 If the battery charges above 40 percent after you’ve reinstalled the driver, try installing updates again.
If KB3161664 was the only Win32K.sys update missing from your system and it installed successfully it should be included in your list of installed updates at Control Panel | Windows Update Recent Posts New Windows 10 beta build is up - 15007 What to expect from Microsoft's latest Windows 10 privacy promises Win10 cumulative updates KB 3213986 and KB 3210721 have multi-monitor