So, the subsequent Patchopalypse Rollups may or may not likewise fix the WU client problem. Update is now working perfectly. Prepped 4 today with this method. Go to Microsoft website to download and then install, even if your Installed History already shows this update. my review here
Windows 10 - biggest Windows related subreddit for all things related to Windows 10. I went to a manually downloaded kb file that when I clicked on it, it continuously ran reporting "searching for updates on this machine" (Of which there were none). 2. Ran the FixIt tool and it found nothing; tried again and update still hangs. Reply RobDecember 22, 2016 at 7:08 amPermalink Many thanks to you for writing this excellent guide to resolving this issue.
I click the download and it hangs. I'm still using this method everyday! and B.Tech. They were all saved to my Download folder by default, though.
My Dell PC was stuck on Windows Update and your steps 1-3 sorted it out. Run 3172605 and reboot. Dan Mc I never heard about this issue till I ran into it with my laptop. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016 permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago(0 children)it's still working for me.
But also keep in mind that windows 7 updates would be unreliable and you will have to pay for Windows 10 later on. joe My PC was stuck with this "checking for updates" problem and after searching the internet none of the fixes seemed to work for me and many of the recommended fixes Check out METHOD 7 in following tutorial to learn more about it: Fixing Windows 10 Automatic Updates Install Problem SOLUTION 2: Install All Updates Using Official Convenience Rollup Package Microsoft has https://www.howisolve.com/checking-for-updates-stuck-solved-windows-7-sp-1-8-1-10/ I appreciate it, DJ 🙂 you are welcome.
This is the point-and-click method: Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update > Change settings. Windows Update Standalone Installer Stuck The reason Vista updates break/are broken are different than Win7. Then I tried following cluberti comments on this and even haley_joel_osteen ones on Reddit still not solving the problem. brian thank you for this article.
After using the recovery partition to clean my laptop the update ceased working. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/632621/windows-update-stuck-checking-for-updates-forever/ I tried every 'fix' including the Microsoft Windows update reset. Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading Reply NeilPost authorJune 7, 2016 at 11:38 amPermalink Hi Vive, Try this out hope it solves your problemDownload these three files :- http://live.sysinternals.com/files/Autologon.zip http://live.sysinternals.com/files/Sigcheck.zip http://live.sysinternals.com/files/Streams.zipUsing winrar Extract Autologon.zip and place the Windows Update Client For Windows 7 Thanks in advance for any help!
I was struggling with the WMF 4 installer ‘searching' for over 2-3 hours and going nowhere.Thanks! http://gbcmedina.com/windows-update/latest-windows-update-client-windows-update-agent.php Check out our instructions on installing the Conveniene Rollup here. Try turning off Windows updates, stopping the windows update service, then dumping software distribution. Once that was done, I was able to run Windows Update again, and it found new updates which installed quickly and flawlessly. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends
Reply KuldeepOctober 20, 2016 at 2:34 pmPermalink Hi,I have issue my wsus environment, here i do not know why Clients are downloading the updates from my wsus very slow. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago(2 children)try stopping the Windows Update service, emptying software distribution, restart, and try step one again. gwmnova View Public Profile Find More Posts by gwmnova 18 May 2016 #24 larrydgarner94 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 1 posts (SOLVED) Windows 7 Stuck at Checking for updates http://gbcmedina.com/windows-update/windows-update-spins-checking-for-updates-surt-installer-spins.php You can message us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/HowISolve/ Reply GuyJuly 23, 2016 at 4:19 amPermalink Looks like after the third try it worked.
Once I installed all the standalone updates in Solution 1, I ran Windows Update and it finally downloaded updates like usual. Windows Update Stuck Downloading Stopped and Disabled Windows Update service 3. First install all your .NetFramework updates then next install your Security Updates then after that install all that remains then the process won't fail and revert changes.
I have spent the past month trying to figure out why my Windows Update was taking so long to check for updates. please go on with this very helpfull tutorials, Jan Bob Thanks alot! Thank you again! Windows Update Stuck Windows 10 Thanks Jim Raymond Reply AlanDecember 27, 2016 at 8:43 pmPermalink Hi - thanks for putting up this page.
I finally was able to SOLVE the problem by installing windows updates offline tool.This tool allowed me to install all the updates without using the Microsoft's crappy windows update agent. Edited by john1816, 20 November 2016 - 12:40 AM. Nevertheless, I assumed this was all part of the “rat-in-the-maze” troubleshooting process required of any Microsoft user so I continued to follow the instructions to download the two manual updates. 4) useful reference Jan The first solution works for me.
Brian Thank You for your information. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]itpgsi2 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago(2 children)Strange enough, it's a rather recently built system, with UEFI and both USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports. Sorry, Anakha56 that my suggestion didn't help. Best of luck!
Glad it helped. Reply DavidDecember 16, 2016 at 8:42 pmPermalink Thank you, after struggling for days with a Win8.1 laptop that wouldn't update (and trying literally every other solution on the Internet), KB3138615 finally It seemed to be tearing through the updates now. Go here (using IE) http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=KB3172605 permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]xbbdc 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(0 children)Thank you for this!!!