Win 7 Updates in Perpetual Search


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Having tried Win10 on my Lenovo T61, I found too many problems with hardware and restored Win7 from an image backup. Since then, my Windows update consistently tells me to upgrade to 10 and, when I try to search for new Win7 updates, it just searches for hours with no results or reports that there are no updates. This being the second Tuesday of the month, I am sure there are updates, but my system just stay in search mode. Does anyone have any ideas on what is going on or how to fix this? Thanks.



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Do you have a backup image from before you installed the gwx app? Otherwise the wx update locks your system into getting windows 10 and Will never give you more updates for the old 7 system


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It finally found the updates after about 3-1/2 hours of searching. It still tried to get me to download the 1511 Win10 build, but I refused it and everything else installed fine.

Interestingly enough, the two machines I have here running Win10 kept giving me an error after installing the 1511 build which I finally found a fix for. When they stopped trying to get me to download the 1511 build, so did my Win7 Lenovo. Go figure.

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