Windows Update run forever

When I run windows update, it runs forever with no result.  I actually ran it for 12 hours without interruption.  It was still running after that 12 hours.  It all started when I installed Microsoft Office last December.  I have not had an update since with the exception of service pack 1 which I installed manually.  How do I solve this problem?

Hi Tephladon,


Try following steps as per the link below:


Try resetting the Windows update compoents and check

Troubleshoot problems with installing updates


Reply back with results

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Last updated July 19, 2020 Views 46,596 Applies to: