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Windows won’t update? Download the Servicing Stack Update (SSU)

There are several things you can do when Windows won’t update. With Windows 10, you can open an elevated command prompt and type – DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth You can also Download the Windows Update Troubleshooter Ultimately, you can use the … Continue reading

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Windows Updates – Double check by visiting Microsoft’s Update site

Want to make sure your Windows is up-to-date?  Here’s a tip.  You can go to setup in Windows 10 by clicking the gear and then clicking Update and Security. Once you click update and Security, you can see if your … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Update March 2016 adds reliability and OS improvements

A large update that is around 500+ mb is ready to be downloaded for Windows 10. The Update, KB3140743 contains quality improvements that include things such as reliability, resuming from things such as hibernation, shutdown, kernel, storage, the Start menu, Windows … Continue reading

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Reset and Fix Windows Updates

The following commands help to reset Windows Update History along with resetting and re-registering components.  Open an elevated command prompt and type (or copy and paste) the following (in italics)- (References below –  double check before running) net stop bits … Continue reading

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Reset Windows Updates

Reset your Windows updates.  Type the following in a command prompt- attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2 attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2\*.* net stop wuauserv net stop CryptSvc net stop BITS ren %windir%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution sold.old ren “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\application data\Microsoft\Network\downloader” downloader.old … Continue reading

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Windows Hotfix Rollup with 90 updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008

The Microsoft Update may show that your computer is up-to-date but you may be able to improve system stability and performance with these 90 updates for Windows 7 and Server 2008 with a hotfix that was released earlier in 2013. … Continue reading

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Windows Update Installer from the command line

Here’s a utility to help you install updates from the command line.  We have had success with this when the GUI failed. WuInstall Usage  (First unzip the download to a folder) At the command line in the folder (use cd\yourfolder … Continue reading

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AutoPatcher – A Windows Update Alternative for Windows

Want to download the updates you need for your computers’ operating system and download updates for installed software such as Adobe.  You can use AutoPatcher to provide the updates and check what you need to download.  Why choose this way to update? … Continue reading

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Can’t install Windows Updates or Windows Service Packs – here’s a fix.

Need to fix Windows updates?  Can’t install Windows Service pack?  Try these Microsoft fixes to fix these errors. 32-bit Windows 7 64-bit Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit only)

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.NET Framework will not install

If the .NET Framework fails to install, there is a possiblity that the msxml is not properly registered.  Download the fix here Also try registering msxml3.dll Go to a command prompt and type regsvr32 msxml3.dll .NET Cleanup Tool if you are … Continue reading

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Update All of Your Software

Because of the many vulnerabilities in software, you can have the best firewall, all of your Windows’ Updates and the best IDS software money can buy and still get hacked.   With the dozens of software applications you have, you … Continue reading

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