Less than half updates were installed after first updating, other were marked failed I saw it by typing windows update in Start menu search bar and selecting View update history Then I repeated installing as Josh B. Hello, Solved same problem today on two computers running Win7. Step 1 — Waiting to Revert or Force Restart If you are stuck on the error screen, then there are two options for you. I have been struggling with the same irritating, time consuming problem for months but what a relief that I finally found a solution! I shut down my computer about an hour ago and it installed 6 updates. As soon as you see the rotating loading circle, press and hold the Power Button until the computer shuts off. I've had it in the past where it's hung for a long time, but in the end it has completed. The Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool can run on the live Windows session or a separate image.
Since that last repair, the laptop still has issues and the Windows Updates have all been failing. I've seen that before and no, I don't really have a solution. I'm not sure if this information is relevant, but I have not validated windows with a key yet. I can download 8 updates one at a time - and that method did work. When trying to run System Restore again, it said there were no available restore points. Place the cursor on System, select Action from the Menu and Save All Events as the default evtx file type and give the file a name. I tried everything and had to resort to upgrading windows 7 again to repair all windows files.
It usually takes way longer than 30 minutes to 1 hour. Also, it was not even marked as Important under Windows Updates but as Recommended. Then run Windows Update and see if you get the error. From here just follow the screen instructions until the recovery is completed. I have no clue what to do. I have been having this issue for the last few months now.
Waiting it out should be your first course of action. It usually begins with the computer hanging at 35% for applying updates before the restart and comes back up to the failure notice. To do so, select Normal startup on the General tab, and enable all the services listed on the Services tab. Thanks for the quick reply. Both failed installing four upodates and have been like this for several days. As soon as you see the rotating loading circle, press and hold the Power Button until the computer shuts off.
A few last resort items to try in order and from the Recovery Console. None of these solutions have worked, and I would like to keep the data on my computer and avoid formatting my hard drive. Eventually, it does start to come up in Safe Mode. I have been stuck in this loop since this past Sunday. Restart Windows and run sfc again. After restarting the computer it returned to the reverting changes message.
Get rid of all computers identified in step 1. You also need to stop Background Intelligent Transfer Service the same way you stopped windows update service. Just focus only on system updates and scurity updates, the rest leave it. The ones with the Intel had no problem. Neither of these found any integrity violations or changed the situation. It got to the point of where I got down to 8 updates left.
How to fix failed Windows Updates in Windows 7 In this computer repair video, you will learn how to delete the Windows update download cache files in Window 7. The problem is every time I fix it, it always comes back after a few weeks. Boot into and run Windows Update again. It may take half an hour to several hours. Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process.
. I'm not sure what else to do. When I installed them 1 at a time, they worked. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Thank you, Jared Oh man, that stinks.