[SATLUG] Window's 7 Update

Chris Hudson chrishudson at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 20:24:23 CST 2017


Are we discussing Windows updates on this list?!?



On Fri, Dec 22, 2017 at 9:44 AM, NATHAN OXHANDLER <nathan at gvtc.com> wrote:

> Finally got a 'Round Tu-it' and followed Don's recommendations.  Should I
> leave the SoftwareDistributionOld or can it be deleted?
>
> Nathan
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Don Wright" <wmail at dslextreme.com>
> > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org
> >
> > Sent: Monday, December 18, 2017 1:02:14 AM
> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Window's 7 Update
> >
> > Joe wrote:
> >
> > >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
> >
> > Right. I was running a bit late this morning and forgot to tell you about
> > stopping the WindowsUpdate service before renaming the folder.
> > - Run (Windows-R) services.msc and scroll to WindowsUpdate,
> > - Stop it (right click or menu),
> > - Rename the SoftwareDistribution folder as in previous message,
> > - and finally Start WindowsUpdate service again.
> >
> > An elevated command prompt and net stop wuauserv as above will also do
> the
> > trick. Use net start wuauserv to restart the service.
> >
> > Anyone complaining about insufficient Linux content can demonstrate doing
> > this with an emacs macro.
> >
> > --
> > Be well - or at least have interesting symptoms!
> >
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