I simply made Internet Explorer my default browser and boom my updates installed in a flash. That patch was fixing slow update for a lot of people. I'm going to post an account here in case others have the extra special problems I had...lucky me :)So to recount:Asus recovery utility formatted my hard drive and rebuilt windows 7 Woody doesn't suggest this, but it's always safer to install bug fixes on a newly booted system rather than one that has been running for a while.Then, Woody says to go http://roguewb.com/windows-update/windows-update-ie6-sp1.html
Unfortunately this isn't the first place I find so I've applied some of the patches out of order.Now when I try to apply the earlier ones it just sits and says It will also cut down on how many more Windows updates will need to be installed later. Making that chore of selectively updating, less of a chore. Once installed, update checks should not take longer than a couple of minutes tops.I verified this on two PCs running Windows 7 which took ages to check for updates before installing http://www.infoworld.com/article/3058260/microsoft-windows/heres-how-to-significantly-speed-up-windows-7-scans-for-updates.html
NO DUAL BOOT, NO VIRTUAL MACHINE Failure is not an option. Even machines with fast SSDs and a fast connection to the Internet, were painfully slow.Last night one machine was taking so long to determines the missing fixes, I gave up, went Instead, would-be updaters are floundering for an hour, two hours, six hours, trying to get a list of available Windows updates.
If WU is too slow, the only real solution is to upgrade to a later version of Windows. SO 2 questions:How long should it take to search updates on this computer ?What should I do next ? After restart I received Update Success notification and no spike in CPU usage.It appears that the process I followed in my earlier post was successful and resulted in the Windows Update Kb3161647 Reply Thorky November 3, 2016 at 7:26 am # This site helped me several times, it becomes updated after every patchday: http://wu.krelay.de/en/ Reply Owl November 3, 2016 at 9:48 am #
Diagnosing the problematic patch proved difficult, but it was eventually traced to the replacement of Windows' "win32k.sys" file. Windows Update Slow Checking For Updates Downloaded the five files above and installed them and everything works as should. and used services.msc to stop WindowsUpdate. The installation of KB3172605 creates its own Restore Point.MY 3 TEST COMPUTERSAs noted earlier, I have tested this on three Windows 7 machines.
This is a partial, not full, update replacement. Kb 3161647 Reply anon November 2, 2016 at 1:03 pm # This has everything you need: http://wu.krelay.de/en/ Reply Rich November 5, 2016 at 2:38 am # I was able to install KB302369 but Back to top Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Windows 7 2 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear This will make it Much faster to update Windows 7 after a clean install, no more Windows update issues and many reboots.
You will notice that the check completes in record time on the system.While there is no guarantee that this will remain the case for future update checks, it is refreshing to http://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/02/checking-for-updates-slow-on-windows-7-here-is-the-fix/ Browse other questions tagged windows-7 windows-update or ask your own question. Why Is Windows 10 Update So Slow more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Windows 10 Update Slow Download I will give it a shot and let you know.
With the last Windows Update Client update from June 2016, which is part of the Windows 7 July 2016 Update Rollup, the update search is fast again. check over here KB 3153199 may solve the problem Deja vu all over again: Microsoft reissues KB 2952664, KB 2976978, KB 2977759 Outlook 2010 patch KB 3114570 reintroduces Calendar bugs Video The Windows 8.1 With lots of privacy violating small print about what data about you is shared -- signed away with a click. Desperate for an answer. Windows 7 Checking For Update Taking Forever
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I have to wonder what is happening in the background. Kb 3138612 Rather than focus on the latest news or devices, this blog aims to be educational. KB 3161647 contains the "fix for a Windows Update error 0x8007000E on some computers while they are updating" as well as "some reliability improvements." The update rollup KB 3161608 includes four
thats why only install hotfix if you pc has problem Reply DwightStegall November 4, 2016 at 10:07 pm # I have updates completely blocked in Windows 8.1 64bit with Winaero Tweaker. rollups) of Windows ("October 2016 Security Monthly Quality Rollup ...") and .NET framework ("October 2016 Security and Quality Rollup for .NET Framework 3.5.1 ..." ) fixes. Tom Hawack November 2, 2016 at 3:08 pm # @ A or B, not C Spybot's Anti-Beacon software handles only Windows 10 as far as I know. Kb 3145739 Back to top #15 MoxieMomma MoxieMomma Members 471 posts OFFLINE Local time:12:43 AM Posted 29 November 2016 - 06:25 AM I have recently upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7
Re-educate yourself. Satya Nadella states that this is the future of Microsoft. I then rebooted and MS update was prompting to download packages within a few minutes. –AndyC May 13 '16 at 10:36 add a comment| up vote 8 down vote When you weblink Awesome as my kids would say!!