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Windows 7 updates failing to install?

by Magma24 / February 14, 2013 6:04 PM PST

I have gone at least 5 months since I last installed windows updates. I had partially disabled the automatic updates (made it so that it downloads automatically but I choose whether to install them) and have recently decided to install the 101 or so updates that had been downloaded automatically.


About 74 of those updates, but I was able to troubleshoot windows update and so was able to successfully install 30 of those important updates.

The problem now is that I have 44 updates that are downloaded and require a shutdown or restart to be installed. However every time I shutdown or restart my computer I have to wait 5-10 mins for windows to configure the updates and in the end they fail and the changes are reverted.

I've tried troubleshooting again but it did not work. I wonder if these updates are older versions of newer ones I have installed and are therefore failing to install.

How can I fix this problem?

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TRUE!!!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 15, 2013 6:52 AM PST

But without an KBnnnnnnn or KBnnnnnn to work with it's anyone's guess what it is.

The .NET install failures are legendary so we should no longer have to repeat that issue and its cures. What is failing? Find those KB numbers.
Bob

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Here are the updates that are failing
by Magma24 / February 15, 2013 7:45 AM PST
In reply to: TRUE!!!

The updates shown in these two images are the total of the 44 updates that fail to install on my computer, their KB numbers are included.


Image 1

Image 2

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Can't see those.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 15, 2013 8:32 AM PST

Besides I only will tackle one at a time. Your post doesn't have any KB numbers so let's hope someone can see those images.
Bob

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I will write them here
by Magma24 / February 15, 2013 10:06 AM PST
In reply to: Can't see those.

Did you make sure you clicked on the image to see its full size? The KB numbers would be readable then.

If you can't see those images at all, then I have written down the updates here along with their KB numbers:


*Security Update for Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2797052)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2604115)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2656356)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2656411)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2729452)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2736422)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2742599)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2756921)

*Security Update for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 for x64-based Systems (KB2789645)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2585542)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2631813)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2644615)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2654428)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2655992)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2658846)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2660649)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2667402)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2676562)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2690533)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2691442)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2698365)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2757638)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2758857)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2778344)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2790113)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2790655)

*Security Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2799494)

*Update for User-Mode Driver Framework version 1.11 for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2685813)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2640148)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2647753)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2718704)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2719857)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2726535)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2729094)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2732059)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2732500)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2739159)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2750841)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2761217)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2762895)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2763523)

*Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2773072)

Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2779562)

Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2786400)

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I wrote about the .NET update above.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 15, 2013 10:38 AM PST
In reply to: I will write them here
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This Is What We Do...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 15, 2013 10:07 AM PST

Primarily, we find the manual download of each of the Knowlegebase Articles, then install each one manually, one at a time. (Yep, I know there are 44 of them, but it should get it done.. Unfortunately, disabling the updates till there are 101 isn't always the recommended way of proceeding.. Here, we disable Automatic Updates entirely, but a extremely vigilant to visit the Windows Update site on the second Tuesday of each month, which is when the updates are released.) It's fairly easy to manually download the individual update by simply typing in the KBnumber into Google. For example, typing "KB2585542" into Google will take you to the download site for the update. Download the file and run it.

In addition, it's also possible to try visiting the Windows Update site manually Open Internet Explorer, click on "Tools-Windows Update", and allow the site to scan for missing updates, then install them.. Sometimes it fixes the issue as well.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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