posted on Sep, 29 2016 @ 07:32 PM
I have been using Linux for quite a while now but miss several programmes that only run on Windows or Mac (Wine not helpful). A few months ago I
reinstalled Windows 7 (Service Pack 1) on a separate drive and could not get Windows to update (it appeared stuck). Despite downloading and
installing the new recommended updater the problem remained. As recommended on a thread a while ago, I left my desktop PC on overnight but it still
did not update (even after 48 hours).
Microsoft are apparently aware of the problem and have released a new update to fix this problem. I installed this with along with a pre-requisite
package they recommend and Windows Update now works and it works very quickly. The claim that Windows 10 is being given priority for updates is
unfounded. 30 minutes of downloading and a couple of boots and everything is up to date.
The new windows 7 updater can be found here.
The September fix can be found here. Remember to install the Prerequisites package which can be found on the same link at the bottom of the page.
Note: all links are Microsoft links.
Hope this may be of help to anyone that has been really frustrated about this issue (I certainly was).
edit on 29-9-2016 by Morrad because: (no reason given)