I don't know if the fact the OS language wasn't American/English has to do with this the fact all listed tries didn't solve the problem... permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]PeC_STO 1 point2 points3 points 4 months ago*(0 children)No I didn't now I did it works, did the first step doing second, many thanks! Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:Go check your email! It should be in the same folder where UpdateGenerator.exe is present. http://easylinkr.com/windows-7/need-help-please-freezing-on-checking-for-update.php
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 4 months ago(0 children)I'll try to remember to skip step 5 on the next few fresh installs and see if it makes a perceivable difference. You should get an error message. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]420boy 3 points4 points5 points 4 months ago(0 children)installed win7 fresh on my laptop weeks ago, been trying everything to get updates to work. Task Manager showed 100% CPU being consumed by svchost.exe, the generic "parent" process Windows uses to "host" and run individual services. I guess one should try to remove cached data as well where possible. –Ross Dec 21 '15 at 9:36 nice link, easiest fix –Andrew Jul 14 '16 at 13:01 All of this was after a system re-installation.
FL GuyNovember 13, 2016 at 11:58 pmPermalink #4: Offline Windows Update Tool worked for me finally (after trying many MS ‘fixes').Outstanding - thank you! Reverted back to Widows 7 after 3 months on a fresh install and ran into the problems with update. There are many 'fixes' here on reddit and elsewhere, but I wanted to share what I do all day/everyday which works 100% of the time. 0. Windows Update Client For Windows 7 2016 ConfigMgr RSS Feed Microsoft Technet Profile Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Google+ Home About Contact Other Blogs Windows 7 stuck on "Checking For Updates" Posted on October 1, 2015 by Kriss Milne This
Steps 2.1 and 2.2 resolved it completely. After a reboot it opens the CMD once more and again stops at this point. I have a media center running Windows 7 Pro that I've been trying to update off and on for the past 2-3 months.
Steps 2.1, 2.2. Windows Update Standalone Installer Stuck Almost lost among the comments between KB hotfix/update answers, this passing mention in @Eugene K's comment needs an answer in its own right. Again, thank you! Once installed and restarted, should now notice the SVCHOST.exe doesn't consume 1 core's worth of CPU resources, rather "trustedinstaller.exe" does.
The reason Vista updates break/are broken are different than Win7. https://blog.krissmilne.tech/windows/windows-7/windows-7-stuck-on-checking-for-updates permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]stillcreek 1 point2 points3 points 2 months ago(0 children)Still valid Dec 28, 2016. Windows 7 Update Stuck Downloading Once booted install KB-3138612, if reboot is required do so and stay disconnected from internet. Windows 7 Checking For Updates Never Ends Method 2.2 worked for me.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive goldload more comments(2 replies)[–]good1dave[S] 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago(1 child)hmm, this doesn't sound like anything I've ever seen. useful reference Thanks! Very happy a google search brought me here when I searched yesterday. Francis YongJuly 16, 2016 at 6:09 amPermalink Hi, At the end of the update process it's stuck at ‘listing ids of missing updates (please be patient,this will a while)'… Neil MahasethPost Windows 7 Update Stuck Installing
I left it for a bit, then went to shut the computer down in disgust. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]good1dave[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago(0 children)True. my review here And wait for the updates to finalize the download.
Looks like I'll be bringing a Flashdrive full of Windows Updates. Searching For Updates On This Computer ConfigMgr Maintenance Windows ConfigMgr Some Drivers Can Not be Imported Mounted folders disappear in shared folders Recent Posts ConfigMgr Some Drivers Can Not be Imported Troubleshooting Active Directory Account Lockout Windows I can't tell you how relieved I was to see the update process finally take and get off the "Checking for Updates" bar.Thanks so much.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]ImQuiteCharming 1 point2 points3 points 3 months ago(0 children)My kid's laptop was a brick and after two days of repairing it, I finally saw signs of life and reinstalled Windows 7 Pro... Back to top #6 MoxieMomma MoxieMomma Members 471 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:15 PM Posted 20 November 2016 - 09:49 AM Hi: Yes, thanks for sharing your results. Any other ideas? Windows Update Stuck Downloading Kristina I was struggling with this problem for weeks.
I tried solving the problem following almost every reply to this question, and the duplicate one here on SuperUser without solving. The latest available update (June 2016) is included in the following Rollup Pack: July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 SP1 July 2016 update rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Thanks to all for the hints/pointers Reply Ian December 7, 2016 at 3:35 am Kriss I've used your tips above on my own windows 7 rebuild with great success (thanks so get redirected here I have a few recommendations about rollups.
permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Hobocannibal 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(0 children)I'm not sure the system itself has changed, but there is a much higher focus on rollups/cumulative updates, that plus there are currently still UPDATE: Yep finally finished, and the update was a success! But also keep in mind that windows 7 updates would be unreliable and you will have to pay for Windows 10 later on.