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(Solved) - Windows 7 Updae Problem

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  • Started 1 year ago by alamiss
  • Latest reply from warlock
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alamiss
Posts: 76

Excuse ne if this thread is already in place. I searched, but could not find. I have a relatively new PC with windows 7 installed. Everything works very well except Windows update has "never worked". The computer belongs to the church seniors area and I use it very infequently. The updates didn't work when I first purchased the computer and still doesn't work.

It is set to update and install automatically. I've tried to get the updates manually with no luck. When the update fails a message says "Windows Update Service is not running". I go to msconfig,check the services, and find windows update is checked and running. What is going on? I haven't had an update since the computer was purchased.

Thanks
Ray

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
Posts: 4100

Try the answers on this link.

http://answers.microsoft.com/e.....252b576c0f

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Travis299
Posts: 133

Make sure that the time/date is set correctly.

Posted 1 year ago
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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

Try going to "Services" and see if it is started.

Posted 1 year ago
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alamiss
Posts: 76

The link above did the trick. The updates came through, all 472mb. Everything from the last two years. Thanks a lot for the link, and all of the comments. Looks like this will take about 30 minutes or more to download and install.

Ray

Posted 1 year ago
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warlock
Posts: 4100

@alamiss, Glad it helped.

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