[SATLUG] Window's 7 Update

Joe null.div.zero at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 11:49:03 CST 2017


https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-update/windows-7-update-solution/f39a65fa-9d10-42e7-9bc0-7f5096b36d0c

Try manually installing the updates in the article.  Also, it may be
helpful to stop some services before installing:

net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop appidsvc
net stop cryptsvc

Hope that helps!  Good luck.

On Dec 17, 2017 11:25 AM, "Don Wright" <wmail at dslextreme.com> wrote:

> NATHAN OXHANDLER wrote:
>
> >First, I AM USING MY LINUX COMPUTER FOR THIS MESSAGE. The last time I
> asked about a Window's problem most responses were to us Linux. I have and
> will use it for years.
> >
> >My Window's 7 computer is no longer allowing me to do Updates. Has anyone
> else run into this problem? If so how did you solve the problem?
>
> Have seen this on a couple of client machines lately. Seems like something
> in the [1]C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder gets damaged. This is a
> critical location for WindowsUpdate, and surprise! Microsoft's tool to fix
> WindowsUpdate problems doesn't fix it or even tell you it's broken.
>
> If you crawl through the Microsoft forums long enough, you'll see
> references
> to doing a bunch of increasingly dangerous things. Renaming the
> SoftwareDistribution folder to SoftwareDistribution.old is one of the
> milder
> items, and has worked both times I've encountered it in recent weeks.
>   --Don
>
>
> [1] or other system drive location, as appropriate.
>
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> The three-R's of Microsoft Computer Literacy.
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