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Clean install Windows 7 will not update

Soullessone21

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for some reason after a clean install, all drivers, system activated, proper time
Windows 7 just sits looking for updates for hours on end never finding any updates.

Can anyone assist ?
 

Soullessone21

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Tried all the above, still no update, but I have noticed issues with the CPU, could a bad CPU, block updates?:S
System specs are
M5A99X-EVO
AMD X3 435 Athlon
16GB DDR3 1600 Patriot AMD Branded Ram
2 60GB OCZ II in raid 0
1 1TB Black WD
7770 1GB Ghz Edition OCZ(have 2 but wont get into windows with the second card)
Windows 7 Ultimate legit copy
All under water


any help is greatly appreciated
 

Soullessone21

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still having update issues as well as most games wont install they fail and dont say a reason why.

the Checking for updates screen just cycles for hours never finding updates :(
 

JD

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It sounds more like the Windows Installer service is corrupted, which would likely point to a bad installation.

I'd check and make sure the hardware doesn't have any errors, be it RAM, CPU or HDD and re-install.
 

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