Security programs can be resistant to being shutdown. Then change the service back to the Automatic Delayed Start setting before you perform the monthly update. One technical post can't find said they actually checked what wuaueng. Before attempted fixes 13 updates were detected and I selected 11 to install. I must have spent 30 hours trying various fixes without success! I'm guessing something went hay wire on the laptop, somewhere. Important: Restart the computer, and then run Windows Update again. Actual install of the updates only took about 30 minutes.
Here: You are a magician. The most infuriating part of using Windows Update is trying to troubleshoot problems, as all errors are obscure codes. Think about it - why would reducing the number of patches it must detect by 1 make any real difference in scan time? I did update Internet Explorer from version 10 to version 11, which went smoothly. The updates were then downloaded and installed within a few minutes! Attempts to fix the problem seems to have made the problem worse. Instead, by right clicking and saving to a location on your computer.
I shall try your suggestion though. This update debacle isn't the only reason - just one of the final straws, why I plan on switching to Linux before Vista's support ends. The log remarks are kind of cryptic on what happened. Right-click the Windows Update service and click Stop. Find an update for Windows that has failed to install, and then double-click the update to view more information.
If installing your missing Win32K. Type the following into the command prompt, each line followed by Enter: net stop bits net stop wuauserv net stop appidsvc net stop cryptsvc Or download and run. Only ran the oldest one so far, using that. On Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Vista the tool is called the System Update Readiness Tool. Of course, anything can go wrong at any time, so make a full backup first. I have spent at least 50 hours researching this Windows Update hanging problem.
I have some of the same errors in my desktop's windowsupdate. Those instructions also recommend that you install any missing Windows kernel-mode driver Win32K. Attempts to fix the problem seems to have made the problem worse. I have implemented about 20 solutions suggested at websites like this to the best of my ability, with no success. In case anytime, you find that you are facing any issues in running Microsoft Updates or Windows Updates due to any reasons, run this utility.
I don't know exactly what the err 0x8024a005 on 2016-06026 is. Windows must die - again May 2 2017 marked the beginning of the end of the operating system that we recognize today as Microsoft Windows. Then they allow the downloads. Although my system is 64 bits the listed requirements did not specify 32 bits. However, downloading and installing the updates took half a day usually and often several days of repeated attempts.
Then in my above November 12, 2016 post, I described a solution I found that fixed the very slow Windows update issue. Since these are text files, you can examine their contents at will. Leo may have mentioned that already. This guide can help you you have installed. I copied entries from windowsupdate log - from a week or so ago.
In some cases, they may cause illness, but in the long run, they prevent many more serious epidemics. Unfortunately, for some, they just don't. However, I believe downloading and using your batch files will greatly reduce the chance of typing errors and speed things up immensely. It might use 2 - 6% and is not constant, like the dual core laptop is. Not once would it respond properly to the net stop command. I've never tried installing these.
There's no 'Time and date settings are incorrect' error a common problem if your clock isn't set , instead you get an unfathomable series of numbers that you'll have to figure everything out for yourself. The dark grey band at the 5 min mark was the system restart to finish the installation. In versions of Windows prior to 8. This only refers to Windows Updates! Easy Recovery Essentials searches for errors and makes corrections to the selected Windows installation. This freeware portable utility will re-register the files, required for the proper functioning of Windows Updates. At least I can compare the 2 computers.
So I had to use my restore point to solve this problem. The best analogy I can come up with is that this is very similar to. This service will restart as normal after a reboot. Many people having the same problem. Installed the latest version of the Windows Update Agent. Microsoft fixit did not work. The first time, on a Win7 machine, Windows Fix-It fixed the problem.