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Feb
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awarded  Popular Question
Feb
8
revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Link to update tool
Feb
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revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Clarification
Feb
5
comment Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Sorry, I had to un-accept. This was because the updates did start working but now they no longer work.
Feb
5
revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Added more things I have tried based on existing answer.
Feb
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comment Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Accepted, especially because of the final paragraph which was really useful.
Feb
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comment Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
@Tetsuijn: great tip thanks! You want to add that as a separate answer?
Feb
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comment Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
I ran the scan which appeared to fix issues but has not resolved the original problem. I cannot run updates in safe mode. I made your suggestion to change the install updates - so far it is working!
Jan
31
revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
One final example
Jan
31
comment Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Thanks! Some I have tried, some I haven't. I will go through them in the next few days and post a detailed reply.
Jan
31
comment Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
@filimonic: it was a fresh install via a Windows DVD (updated question).
Jan
31
revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Updated to answer comment
Jan
31
revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Update tool - different output
Jan
31
revised Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Update tool - different output
Jan
31
asked Cannot do Windows updates on new Windows 7 installation (Compaq laptop)
Jan
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awarded  Self-Learner
Jan
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awarded  Excavator
Jan
21
revised How to add text/caption to a line/arrow in PowerPoint 2010?
Detail how to add a block arrow (without it this answer is not very useful).
Jan
21
suggested approved edit on How to add text/caption to a line/arrow in PowerPoint 2010?
Jan
19
awarded  Famous Question