Windows 7 no longer updating
I have a fair few updates to install now due to this; I can find the updates but Windows Update just won't download them at all.In the picture link I've included I decided to just try and install a few updates rather than the full amount, and it's still insisted on saying 0% downloaded for half an hour.If you do not already have Windows Update integrated with Microsoft Update, you will see the message “Get updates for other Microsoft products” on the Windows Update home page.To enable checking for other products, click the Find Out More option shown beside this message.Another way to do it would be to launch Windows Update like you normally do and then click the appropriate link as indicated below.A quick way to locate Windows Update is to to open the Start Menu or Start Screen and type; Update.By default, Windows Update can download and install updates for Windows 7 and features that are part of the operating system (such as Internet Explorer).
These days, we are monitoring this issue:when one was developing a utility that monitors log files as they are updated.
You can manually check for updates from within any Office application.
In order to switch from Windows Update to Microsoft Update, you can visit this Microsoft site which works for all versions of Windows.
This might also be a good time to look over our Windows Updates & Patch Tuesday FAQ page if you haven't already.
Note: Any of Microsoft's operating systems could experience problems after Windows updates are installed, including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server versions.
Explorer gets is information from NTFS, by using a cmd prompt and "dir" we found that the NTFS metadata for the files is not updated until the handle to a file is closed.