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Windows Updates won't download

  1. #1

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    Windows Updates won't download

    Hi, I'm running Windows 8 on my Toshiba laptop. There are updates available but none will download. It stays at 0% and just doesn't change.

    Any ideas how I can get my updates working?


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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    Use the Windows Update troubleshooter:
    Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help

    BTW: The system specs you indicate cannot all be just be Astralogic
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  3. #3

    Posts : 103
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit

    Several years back, a virus disabled MS updates and virus definition updates on my XP machine. A virus removal boot disk removed the virus, but MS update still did not work. A reinstall of windows fixed the problem.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 2,480
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Run a scan with Malwarebytes.
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