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Consistant Update problems Win 8.1

  1. #1


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8.1

    Consistant Update problems Win 8.1


    Hello everyone,
    I havenít been able to install an update in my Windows 8.1 system for about a year.

    I have tried everything I know and could find, but still canít get my Windows to update.

    Automatic updates does not work. Manual updates does not work. Turning off all my virus, malware, firewall connections, does not change anything.

    I have tried the Windows diagnostic tool, and it did not work, it would not validate, even though itís a validated copy. Still have disc I bought it with. I have tried to do updates in safe mode, but I cannot boot my PC into safe mode with network, even though the option is available, it doesnít work. I have tried Windows update Cleanup, it didnít change anything.

    Even though I have fast Internet connection, the updates simply wonít download. I need to install about 30 updates, and I feel some of them really need to be installed.

    I have even tried turning some updates off and some on, thinking there may be an issue with some updates, but this has not worked either.

    If anyone has any suggestions for me, I am keen to try them.

    Cheers
    Rob

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  2. #2


    Posts : 149
    Windows 8 Pro


    What is the model of your computer and what are the specs? did it come with 8.1 or did you upgrade?
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  3. #3


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Look here for some solutions, How to solve connection problems with Windows Update - Windows Help

    Also try this too

    Admin command prompt copy and paste this then press enter

    sfc /scannow

    Same command prompt copy and paste then press enter

    dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

    reboot PC.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 30
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks All.

    I ran scannow and restorehealth and it worked. Solved all problems and it's running like new, almost.

    I big thank you to everyone.

    Cheers

    Rob
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  5. #5


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by kenrob2037 View Post
    Thanks All.

    I ran scannow and restorehealth and it worked. Solved all problems and it's running like new, almost.

    I big thank you to everyone.

    Cheers

    Rob
    Glad to hear, your welcome !
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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