To achieve this, we need to back up the files and choose the Custom option during Windows 7 installation. There are a few versions in between. Not new but also not too old computers ~3-5 years. This issue happened only once before and was able to resolve by deleting the SoftwareDistribution folder. I was convinced that it was stuck in some kind of loop doing nothing.
But it has been like this for over eighteen hours. Thus my laptop never stayed on long enough for the process to complete before I prevented it to go to sleep. I couldn't believe it myself. It should come with at least generic versions of all the essential drivers. I even let it sit there for 4 hours and it didn't do anything. Once completed, the computer is up and running but Windows update will not function.
What can I do to solve this? The exact message reads: Windows update cannot currently check for updates because service is not running even though it is You may need to restart computer which does not resolve. I looked for multiple solutions and none of them worked. To obtain the phone numbers for specific technology request please take a look at the web site listed below: Regarding your windows update issue, I would like to suggest you trying the following steps to check how it works: Meanwhile, to get more information, please kindly collect the Windows Update log: How to collect the WindowsUpdate. Windows 7 is first choice for most of the companies, institutes, industries and businesses because of its flexibility, speed and advanced user interface. It's had some hardware issues, which I got straightened out, but now it locks up after boot up and I have to pull the battery. Thank, Rong-Chun Zhang Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help.
Very bizarre Thank you all once again Hi, I think I have exactly the same problem. Win7 has known issues now that the update catalogue is so huge the above fix is supposed to help address that. If you have any feedback, please tell us. This update addresses an issue in which system performance can be decreased during scans. Have tried also using a windows 7 Pro 64bit disc and installing that way, get all the drivers working properly but the windows update will not work.
Yep, that's actually the only links we are allowed to post John, same as what I posted above. Hi MrGraves, Thank you for the response, I tried that also but no luck. So how did you go about figuring out what Intel driver to install? Torrent sites are notorious for spreading illegal software and software that contains malware. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Is it actually downloading updates during that portion of the installation process? Drivers Hi, Folks just wondering what the latest sp1 is for windows 7 ultimate 64bit? I have Acer Aspire 5750G. The fix tools would just error out, the registry patch would have no effect, clean install both from system recovery discs or even a brand new Windows 7 Pro clean install.
Then I observed the same on another machine. But then I let it run, forgot about it, and I think after 6+ hours it finally finished. There are many possible fixes. The latest version is 1. Download April 2015 servicing stack update : Workaround 1 If this is still not helping to search for new updates, use to get all the updates.
After the second boot up it is very sluggish, where, most of the time, I can only move the mouse. Install this update first, and try again. After that you can update any other drivers: They mention the automatic and manual methods for updating drivers. Hi, I am just writing to check the status of this thread. When I tried to open this disc,I'm experiencing a compatibility error. Considering my system was on for over eighteen hours, I think that the power supply was uninterrupted. In many respect windows 7 stand out from other operating system most importantly its elegant features and ease of use.
I have a Thinkpad W700 that I upgraded to Windows 7 64-bit. I doubt that there are viruses on a system with a newly formatted hard drive. More info This forum is mainly for development issues about Windows compatibility, since your issue is about Windows usage, I recommend you post on our TechNet forum for better response. It is fairly difficult to use the compatibility adviser when there is no operating system installed, though I did check the Compatibility Center website for each component and did not see any listed as incompatible. You shouldnt need drivers to install Windows 7.