Problems with Windows® 7 update
Is update on your Windows 7 system failing? Find out how to solve it.
Windows 7 is the best operating system from Microsoft so far. It comes packed with many advanced features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search, Windows Gadgets and so on. Windows 7 is also more stable and secure than any previous Windows based operating system. Like other Windows based operating systems, even Windows 7 can be updated. Microsoft provides updates for operating systems so that they would be more stable. Updates for Windows 7 would also contain patches that would greatly improve performance of the system installed with it. As vulnerabilities are removed from the OS, system would be even protected from latest of malware. Windows 7 can be updated either using the default Windows Update tool or by manually downloading the update files from the official Microsoft website and then installing them on the system. However, some Windows 7 users might face some problems when updating Windows 7. These include update failing issue. The update of Windows installed on your system might be failing because of many reasons such as problems with the network, issues caused by malware, registry related problems, issues with some of the system files on the system, etc.
Following details gives users more information regarding ways to avoid Windows 7 update fail issue:
- Scan and remove threats
- Check system file integrity
- Clean registry
Scan and remove threats
Problems when updating Windows 7 installed on your system might be because of the presence of malware within the system. Malware cause update failure by infecting important system files and locking them. Scanning your Windows 7 system with a good antivirus program such as Norton Antivirus and removing all the threats would avoid such issues.
Check system file integrity
When your Windows 7 system is updated, some of the system files on the OS are changed or modified. If these system files are missing or corrupted, the update would fail. All Windows 7 users facing the update fail issue are advised to check the integrity of the system files on the OS using the 'sfc/scannow' command. If the system files are found damaged, repairing the OS with default OS repair tool would avoid update failure issue.
Windows 7 has a database of information known as registry. Registry contains important information regarding the working of the system. Errors or issues with the registry of the system can cause problems with OS update. Windows 7 users are therefore suggested to clean the registry of the system with a registry cleaning software such as RegCure and then update the OS.
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