Start Windows Update again it should take 15 minutes or less Source: Please, let us know. Try the Windows Update Troubleshooter from here and the Manual steps to get it working if the Troubleshooter does not fix it. My first install of Windows 7 got stuck on the updating process, and I tried all kinds of things to fix it before deciding that maybe in all my troubleshooting I had just broken things even more. Hi ethel, Thanks for trying to help. Step 2: Select the Windows Update tab at the top of the list on the left-hand side. Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. For some reason, whenever I tried to install an update, errors were created in the registry, etc.
I hope that things were working better after installing a second time. If all else fails, these quick fixes might do it Have all the automatic checks and codes failed you? As I am writing this post, the problem exists now on a third machine, which was in the process of doing 186 updates and only failed on 1. You have to free up some space on the hard drive. I will do my best to help you. However, Windows Update issues have frequently plagued Windows 7 over the last year, and this has been particularly troublesome for fresh Windows installs. According to the error information, it could be caused by the agent and Network Protocol. I have tried the suggestion in the article but I didn't have an spupdsvc.
To fix it, you can download the patches and install them. I wish I knew the answer. More on this can be found on. When the tool starts, follow the directions on the screen and troubleshooter should correct the situation. Not only that, but I'm seeing this problem on 3 different installations with different underlying hardware. You showed em all who is boss! In some cases, this will mean doing a thorough reset of Windows Update.
Your best bet is likely to search for solutions to your specific error code 0x80070057. Accessing the logs in a readable way is non-trivial, I can only point you to information on how to do it- please don't post a huge amount of content here. After the tool finishes installing the updates, Windows Update should work normally again. Attempted a second fresh install, that didn't help either. While there are , there are far fewer reports of issues where Windows Update does not quickly perform successful updates. Post back the result, which you can get after a restart as follows: Make sure the result is clear or fixed- else do not proceed.
It comes in both and editions. I hope this guide helps you to keep your install of Windows 7 up-to-date so your Plugable products keep plugging along! These are some errors in the log and we could compare from the Windows Update error code list in the link below Hope it will be helpful to you. I originally bought a Win 7 Pro that after installation all I got was a black screen. I was going to try the last process in this article to stop the windows update service, run the microsoft fixit tool for windows update issues and then install the latest version of the windows update agent. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum When updating Windows 7 it hangs looking for updates! Unfortunately, this required a second installation of Windows 7 factory image, because one does not realize that there is the problem until after doing the first recovery — too late to follow these steps precisely.
If you not, please put a link in your reply. Go ahead and leave the Command Prompt window open. A most sincere thank you! We are use the Microsoft OneDrive. It will also offer smaller updates for security problems, as usual. He later updated the article, writing that after two hours of waiting, Windows Update eventually did offer to install additional updates. Hi, Gone through the Windows Update log file uploaded Widnows Update failed to check for updates with error 0x8024001B: The operation could not be performed because the Windows Update Agent is self-updating. Run Command Prompt as administrator and type following commands one by one.
Just download the appropriate update and run it to install it. You have to first install the April 2015 Servicing Stack Update first. The primary thing is to determine if you need the x64 or x86 executable. Have recently downloaded and installed Windows 10 from Windows 7 64 bit on my Medion pc. I tried a Windows Update in this new partition and had the same problem. After clicking on the 'check for updates' button, it was checking for over 2 hours and nothing happened. Set Windows Update to never check for updates.
If you are still encountering problems installing Windows 7 updates after exhausting these methods, you may want to. This tool will download available Windows Update packages from Microsoft and install them. I have tried nearly all of the proposed fixes short of re-installing Windows 7, and none of them have solved the problem. I have a brand new laptop with Windows 7 service pack 1 64 bit which I bought before retailers stopped selling them. It should take care of the rest.
Then I suggest we could check the network and firewall. Restart your computer, Upon restart. I tried for three days and several different ways …leaving the computer run, trying this and that, hoping to get more updates but nothing happened. In such cases you need to make sure you have restored all required file and registered with windows. I have tried everything I could find and recommended to solve this problem but no good so far. Keep in mind that there are separate settings for major updates, like the , and for quality updates like security updates. The computer has W7 pro on it and was last updated June of 2016, according to the updates.