windows 7 updates problem does not end

  sunnystaines 09:57 16 Sep 2015

trying to get windows updates but the checking for updates goes on for ages and never stops.

any advice please. not got the w10 icon yet, windows last uppdated in july.

  onthelimit1 11:45 16 Sep 2015

Think you just need to be patient - it can take hours. However, you say last updated in July - there have been dozens of updates since then. Are you set to install automatically or manually? If the latter, have you checked before?

  sunnystaines 13:09 16 Sep 2015

keep giving up after a few hours, today its been running since 08.30 still checking used to only take about 5mins.

  Gordon Freeman 13:39 16 Sep 2015

Well if it's taking this long, I'd suspect some form of corruption. Might be worth you looking at this click here researching further.


  sunnystaines 15:18 16 Sep 2015

gordon thanks it was still searching for updates, now downloading your System Update Readiness tool.

  sunnystaines 16:47 16 Sep 2015

gordon ...just an up date the readiness tool installed very quickly then during the install instead of 15 mins it was stuck on 90% for about half an hour or more eventully completed, ran updates again and its going through installing 27 updates [hoping w10 will be there]. thanks for the advice had been stuck with this for ages.

  Gordon Freeman 16:57 16 Sep 2015

No probs, pleased it now seems to have resolved things for you.

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