Many Windows Updates fail to install.

Original Title: Failed Installation of Windows Upgrades____

I just bought a new HP p6520f Windows 7 Home Premium PC just 5 days ago. However, when I try to install Windows Updates (several listed as Important, the bulk of all upgrade fail to install.  I have tried all of the troubleshooting option without success.   I would appreciate help in solving this perplexing problem.

Tony - *** Email address is removed for privacy ***

 
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Last updated August 12, 2018 Views 208,723 Applies to:
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Hi,

 


1. Do you get any error message while installing the Windows Updates?
2. What are the troubleshooting steps that you have already tried?

 

Method 1.
If your computer is having problems finding and installing operating system updates, try using the Windows Update troubleshooter to fix the problem. It makes sure that your computer is connected to the Internet, and checks to see whether your network adapter and Windows Update services are running correctly.
Refer to the article below for steps and additional information.
Open the Windows Update troubleshooter
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Open-the-Windows-Update-troubleshooter

 

Method 2.
Also you may refer to the article below for some more methods.
Troubleshoot problems with installing updates
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Troubleshoot-problems-with-installing-updates

 

Method 3.

Checks if resetting the Windows Update components let you install the updates properly.
How do I reset Windows Update components?
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

 

Hope to hear back from you soon!




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