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    windows 7 can not search for new updates

    I installed windows 7 on the Mrs lappy about a month ago and a few days ago she got an error message saying "windows could not search for new updates"Hidden Content any ideas guys thanks

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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    Click start,programs,windows update does it open ok if it dont you may have the conficker virus as that stops the windows update page from opening try doing a scan with f secure
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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    Thanks mate tried that ran the program and that found nothing but still no joy, i get "error code c0000022 if that helps

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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    Have you tried installing the KBs listed in this technet thread manually?
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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    Thanks litle_pob that was interesting, i ran the program in the link but the lappy says that program is already installed and i still can not update

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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    I'm assuming you've got the beta installed, although it requires reinstalling have you tried the RC1 to see if the problem persists?

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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    Yep its beta mate i think i may have to reinstall it it might be the best thing to do

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    Re: windows 7 can not search for new updates

    I am going to do a new install as in the long run i think its going to be easier me thinks, a big thanks to little_pob and fergal thanks for all your help guysHidden Content

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