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#1 tecmeister


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Posted 23 June 2016 - 04:03 PM



I have been having this issue now for a few month with every O/S; a part from Windows 10, where is just keeps on searching for updates and using all of the memory and gets no where.


I have tried installing a clean O/S, and different version: Home, Pro, Ultimate and it's still happening.


I have recently got an old laptop out and tested it on there: Windows Vista, and it's the same.


I thought it was the ISP, so I've restored the router to default, and the same happens.  I called Virgin Media and they said 'does it happen on windows 10'? I replied 'NO'.  They said upgrade then to Windows 10.  I don't want to.  I like Windows 7...or did.


Does anyone has any ideas?


I've tried stopping and starting it on services and cmd wsus.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 24 June 2016 - 08:31 AM

FWIW:  There are known problems with using Windows Update in Win 7...a review of topic will reflect the most recent ones in this forum.


I suggest that you review those and the experiences documented by fellow members in their attempts to resolve each situation.



#3 tecmeister

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Posted 24 June 2016 - 03:09 PM

I have found what the issue is: Service Pack 1.


Both of the operating systems, Vista and 7 were sp1 and when I uninstalled it, it has fixed it.


Now I've got to figure out which part of the update is causing the problem.

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Posted 30 June 2016 - 05:38 AM

SVC Pk 1 is not the issue , let the Update process run overnight or until completed.

There are various posts on this issue as Hamluis stated within BC.



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