Windows Update does not not os-windows7 starter

erased the hard disk using dban, clean install windows 7 edition starter, installed bit defender and IE 11, windows updates does not work can not update, computer hp mini 110.  Please help Mark


Are there specific error messages or error report numbers given when it fails, or is it just apparently running, but does not find anything?

If it is running, but apparently not finding anything, just leave it for a while 'loooooong. It was reported a few recent Wu take many hours to find anything, esp if she has a lot of updates to find and install.

If its reports an error/message number, what (exactly) do report?

If his works do not, ensure that service 'Windows Update' and 'Background Intelligent Transfer' are listed and running, according to the instructions of the ' how to check if services are running' section of this article - IF you have actually the error referred to in article, try the FixIt.

If WU and BITS services are listed and running, try to reset the Windows Update components -

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