Windows update issues Win 7 Ultimate RRS feed

  • Question

  • Having problems installing updates to my Laptop: Dell 702 16GB I7 processor 500 GB SSD main drive 750 GB Hard Disk.

    Have not been able to install most Windows updates since last year. Have been researching and  trying suggested solutions. Any help would be appreciated.   Thank you 

    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:57 AM

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  • Hi mbeast5,

    Run the following commands and then retry:

    net stop wuauserv 

    net stop cryptSvc 

    net stop bits 

    net stop msiserver 

    Ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old 

    Ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old 

    net start wuauserv 

    net start cryptSvc 

    net start bits 

    net start msiserver



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    Tuesday, April 24, 2018 7:03 AM