Resolving Update Problems with Windows® 7
Having issues when updating Windows® 7 installed on your system? Find out how to solve them.
Windows 7 is the latest OS release from Microsoft. This OS comes preloaded with many exciting features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search etc. Windows 7 is also more stable compared to previous versions of Windows based operating systems. All software installed on a computer must be updated. This includes the Windows 7 operating system. Updates for Windows 7 OS would have small patches or bugs that would remove any inherent issues with the operating system and would make the OS more stable. Updates would also ensure that the OS does not have any security vulnerabilities so that the system would be safe from malware. The Windows 7 installed on your system can be updated either using the automatic update tool on the OS or by manually downloading the update files from the genuine website of Microsoft. Although there are no complicated procedures involved in updating Windows 7, there are some issues that might come up with it. These include update process freezing, update process termination, error messages popping up intimating users that the update cannot be installed.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve problems with Windows 7 update:
- Remove malware infections
- Clean registry
- Verify integrity of system files
Remove malware infections
The update failure issue on your Windows 7 system might be because of malware infections within the system. Malware cause update failure issues by infecting the files to be updated and changing their working characteristics. Such problems caused by malware can be resolved by removing the malware from the system using an updated Antivirus program such as Norton Antivirus.
Registry of Windows 7 contains all information regarding the working of the system. As registry entries are created automatically, they tend to increase to great numbers and be stored in haphazard manner. Any issues within the registry of the system, would mean that users would not be able to complete the update process and this issue can be fixed by cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
Updating the Windows 7 OS involves changing some of the system files of the OS. If the operating system files on the OS got damaged or are missing the update process would fail. Windows 7 users having update issues are advised to verify the integrity of the system files using the sfc/ scannow command and if system files are found missing, repairing the operating system with default Windows 7 OS repair tool and then carrying out the update would solve the issues.
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