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Unable to update Windows

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#1 rikkidegraz


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Posted 16 January 2014 - 12:13 PM

I don't know what is going on but Ican't update. I've tried every possible thing I could think of, I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop.


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#2 chrisd87


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Posted 16 January 2014 - 12:51 PM

Try the following.


Make sure to stop the following services before completing the steps. 1. Windows Update 2. Background Intelligent Transfer Service.


Delete Everything from:



Try your updates again.

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#3 Greg62702


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Posted 16 January 2014 - 01:05 PM

You are not alone.  There has been a lot of issues for the past couple of months, that Windows Update for XP, Vista, 7, anything older then Windows 8 or Server 2k12, will fail when trying to run updates.  It took me about a week, to get Windows update to cooperate on a old XP SP3 machine.  I had to go through registry edits, change Services, flush the Update information.  Big headache is what it turned into.


Then all of a sudden, update started to work on its own, after I went through repairing it.  Something is definitely going on with the update servers.

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Posted 16 January 2014 - 09:02 PM

Please run "Fix it" tool to reset your Windows update components.


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