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on new computer windows update stuck

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1

    on new computer windows update stuck


    Started a new notebook with windows 8.1 64bit installed. Chose local account.
    Updater stuck. Then downloaded kb3135499 https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down....aspx?id=50796. Installation of kb3135499 stucks. Window keeps saying searching for updates on this computer. Cannot cancel the window.
    Suggestions?
    Thank you.

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  2. #2


    Austin TX metro area
    Posts : 595
    Windows 7 Pro 64bit [MS blue-disk set]


    Stop the Microsoft merry-go-round by: as soon as possible, right after the next Restart, go to Control Panel --> Windows Updates --> find the choice that indicates: Notify me of available downloads; do not automatically download nor install.
    That will give you and us time to attempt fixes for this problem that come from The 'Net [others who have solutions].
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  3. #3


    Posts : 7
    windows 8.1


    Thanks.
    Set 'Never check for updates. Installed kb3135499. Restarted. Got updates.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

on new computer windows update stuck
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