Had to boot in Safe Mode and do a System Restore. After all this time one would think they could get i right Laura November 28, 2016 Reply Thank goodness for your site! Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. And most importantly, unlike anything else out there on the Internet, it WORKS. More about the author
Hoping to simplify the update process on a fresh install, in May 2016 Microsoft released what has been dubbed the "Convenience Rollup," encapsulating many Windows 7 updates that came after the release Thought this might be a SSD issue but apparently not. I am former corporate IT tech with 15 yrs and 1000s hours of experience for end user workstations/new/problem children/etc. If I ever have to deal with this again, I'll try the Freenode method linked above, http://www.freenode-windows.org/resources/vista-7/windows-update - it sounds like it might ACTUALLY nerf the whole clusterfuck procedure fairly well,
I restarted after the installation, used services.msc to Start WindowsUpdate and then changed the settings in Windows Update back to the Check for updates but let me choose... mary Solution 1 does it! Search HelpWhere to Buy Plugable UD-3900 Dual Display Universal Docking Station $94.95Select MarketWhere to Buy Plugable Compact 87-Key Mechanical Keyboard $44.95Select MarketWhere to Buy Plugable USB 2.0 10-Port Hub with 20W I used to leave them overnight if I couldn't do a WSUS type deal but didn't need to.
Jerry Capshaw December 6, 2016 Reply A very detailed, thorough and helpful post. Windows Updates & Activation Win7 home update fails, error 8007370B - cannot update, install SP1.Running Windows 7 Home Premium x64 Cannot update, attempting to upgrade to Win 7 professional. Very BIG thanks again. Kb3172605 Issues I also had to download "latest windows update agent" Last week I had to pull a spare win 7 machine off the shelf.
permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]CMCyantistDeals With Indian Tech Support as a Service 0 points1 point2 points 4 months ago(3 children)Won't let me install 3172605 on a properly fresh install. If your Windows 7 install does not include Service Pack 1, be sure to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 first. To install the "Convenience Rollup," you will need to install a Reply stevie ppk November 3, 2016 at 6:04 pm # Just one word..... That should let it install.If it hangs up again, Just repeat the process of Completely shutting off Firewalls and startup programs you don't need, and then running the file again.Worked for
Move the entire folder into C:\Program Files (x86)\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules AND ..\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules AND C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules If you are on Windows 8 Skip to here: Once you have the module downloaded and the folder extracted, Windows Update Standalone Installer Searching For Updates On This Computer This worked. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]SenTedStevens 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(0 children)I've probably only had one machine successfully install that rollup. Thanks!
Tyler Before downloading these updates stop the current check for updates: Command prompt "net stop wuauserv" enter "net stop bits" enter Go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution Delete all the contents Then you would Enrico It's Absurd the number of kb client updates, EIGHT . Download Kb3172605 I have used the - 1: KB3020369 and 2: KB3172605 in the past and they have worked great for me. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 Additionally, the Windows Edition information will tell you whether Service Pack 1 is installedIt is also recommended to change your power options temporarily so that your computer will not enter sleep
If the company put one-thousandth the effort into fixing Win7 Update as it has into enticing users to install Windows 10, the problem would've been fixed months ago. One billion machines running my review here Thank you, the first solution worked perfectly after a complete shut down and then power on cycle. What I did: 1. So I went on to solution 2 (though I must admit, that you could rewrite that solution in its own article). Kb3135445
Total success!! What I will say is that getting just the first KB in speeds up updates ten fold! The computer has W7 pro on it and was last updated June of 2016, according to the updates. click site and \Rollup.
Kenster (Hippie New Year!!) December 30, 2016 Reply Thank you very much!! Kb3172605 Not Applicable Last month I started using it and noticed that the wuauserv in the svchost.exe (netsvcs) was using about 12% CPU constantly. Maybe someone else can confirm this.I thought this was worth mentioning as this whole issue is unbelievably confusing to begin with and I guess the best we can do is post
Also, first time it scans the shit out of your machine. Katy Thanks! That's it. Kb3172605 Stuck permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]epsiblivion 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(0 children)is there a blog/feed to follow for rollup releases?
http://www.freenode-windows.org/resources/vista-7/windows-update Edit to add: wow, this has brought a lot of upvotes. Felipedeluz December 16, 2016 Reply thank you so much for the tutorial! Thank you!!! http://gagc.net/windows-update/install-this-update-or-hide-it-based-on-what.php permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]bidaum92 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(0 children)Was gonna say, The convenience rollup makes it a lot easier.
windows6.1-kb3125574-v4-x64_2dafb1d203c8964239af3048b5dd4b1264cd93b9 so what now? I see that at step 3 you are forcing a reboot, this is not necessary. Reply otis November 3, 2016 at 6:23 am # Sure would be nice if they issued a service pack 2 to address this Reply A or B, not C. Comments JP X Thanks.
After reviewing them (they included the Windows 7 November 2016 rollup update and the Remove Malicious Software Removal tool and 6 security updates for my Office 2007 suite), I selected the What else can I do? Marie THANK YOU! I agree with Elijah, above.
Finally! It worked for me. Ian Thank you!! I have that on an external drive of mine and I update it monthly.
Sam Kar I doubt if any of these methods work, as MS is making it very difficult to update new copy of windows7, especially 64bit. I finally managed to solve this!!!!! permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]SaintFrancescoSysadmin 4 points5 points6 points 5 months ago(0 children)The version of Windows Update in Windows 7 is too old. Sean Solution 1 really saved me, I like to thank you all who share it.
Once you do that they will say looking for updates for a minute or two then give you the option to go ahead and install them. Once I nailed down a process to get everything working, I determined what wasn't necessary in the steps I had taken in order to make a guide for it. Download and install the appropriate version of KB3138612 known as “Windows Update Client for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2: March 2016.” (alternate link to KB3138612 files) Restart the PC, I had just about given up trying to install updates since nothing was happening hour after hour.
Type the following command: Add-WUServiceManager -ServiceID 7971f918-a847-4430-9279-4a52d1efe18d If all goes well, there may be a few more prompts asking whether or not to run this task.