Windows update keeps updating same files updating altell towers

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This can happen on Windows 7, 8, or 10, but it’s become especially common with Windows 7.

Sometimes updates will error out, or sometimes Windows Update may just get stuck “searching for updates” forever. Windows includes a built-in troubleshooter that may be able to help fix a stuck update.

I came across this article while reading about maintenance on Windows 8.x.

Most of the time, the troubleshooter can successfully remove a stuck update from the queue. Even if the troubleshooter says it couldn’t identify the problem, it’s possible that the actions of starting and stopping the service and clearing out the cache did the trick.

Microsoft also has the very powerful Fix It Tool 50202 that completely reinstalls Windows Update components.

This one is especially helpful in cases where Windows Update is not able to check for updates (for example, error 800700C1) or installs the same updates all over again (several cases with infinite loops of . Because Microsoft just loves to move the tool randomly around (and its site search is not helpful either), I now provide direct download link to Fix It Tool 50202. After downloading is complete, run the program (named Thanks a lot condobloke.

I performed a clean boot with disabled non-MS services, and disabled startup items, manually installed the downloaded updates, rebooted, and Windows Update again said they were available for install on the next boot.

There are no errors in the Event Log, the PC has plenty of space, and when I run the manually downloaded update installers, I do so as the domain admin.

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