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    windows 7 restart for updates loop

    Hi,
    just wondering if you could help me out with an error i keep getting. keeps on looping when i try to restart for updates. i tried to fix it but nothing is working so far. thanks in advance! :)


    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate
    SusClientId REG_SZ 264b1457-b7ed-4842-8b93-9fff94200dc2
    SusClientIdValidation REG_BINARY 06022801020231003500320035003500370034003000320038003400340020002000200020002000200020002000061C6F65A893A520002000
    LastRestorePointSetTime REG_SZ 2015-12-18 09:14:53
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update
    ElevateNonAdmins REG_DWORD 0x1
    NextSqmReportTime REG_SZ 2015-12-19 09:13:30
    FeaturedUpdatesNotificationSeqNum REG_DWORD 0x1d09
    FeaturedUpdatesNotificationSeqNumGenTime REG_SZ 2015-11-07 21:41:32
    AUOptions REG_DWORD 0x4
    ScheduledInstallDay REG_DWORD 0x0
    ScheduledInstallTime REG_DWORD 0x3
    IncludeRecommendedUpdates REG_DWORD 0x1
    ActionCenterLastPossibleRestartNotification REG_SZ 2015-12-14 16:00:00
    EnableFeaturedSoftware REG_DWORD 0x1
    NextDetectionTime REG_SZ 2015-12-18 09:26:50
    NextFeaturedUpdatesNotificationTime REG_SZ 2015-12-03 13:16:16
    ScheduledInstallDate REG_SZ 2015-12-18 16:00:00
    ActionCenterNotificationCount REG_DWORD 0x4
    DownloadExpirationTime REG_SZ 2015-12-18 12:39:01
    OfflineDetectionPending REG_DWORD 0x1
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired
    AULastForcedRebootType REG_DWORD 0x5
    dea931b3-a168-463e-894b-78a6168dfdd5 REG_DWORD 0x1
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    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\Results
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\Results\Detect
    LastSuccessTime REG_SZ 2015-12-16 06:26:40
    LastError REG_DWORD 0x0
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    LastError REG_DWORD 0x0
    LastSuccessTime REG_SZ 2015-12-18 09:14:29
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\Results\Install
    LastSuccessTime REG_SZ 2015-12-18 09:14:53
    LastError REG_DWORD 0x0
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\UAS
    UpdateCount REG_DWORD 0x0
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade
    ReservationsAllowed REG_DWORD 0x2
    AllowOSUpgrade REG_DWORD 0x0
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade\State
    OSUpgradeState REG_DWORD 0x5
    OSUpgradeStateTimeStamp REG_SZ 2015-11-08 20:49:32
    OSUpgradePhase REG_DWORD 0x2
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Reporting
    BatchFlushAge REG_DWORD 0x1ca
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    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Reporting\RebootWatch
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Services
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    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Services\7971f918-a847-4430-9279-4a52d1efe18d
    AuthorizationCab REG_SZ authcab.cab
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Services\Pending
    ValidatedPreWsus3RegistrationRequests REG_DWORD 0x1
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Setup
    SelfUpdateStatus REG_DWORD 0x0
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    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Setup\Results
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Setup\Results\SelfUpdate
    LastSuccessTime REG_SZ 2015-11-07 22:10:23
    RebootFailCount REG_DWORD 0x0
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    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    Hi kouyler :)

    My name is Aura and I'll be assisting you with your issue. Follow the instructions below please.

    SFCFix - Fix Time

    WARNING! The following fix is specific to the user's system in this thread. No one else should follow the instructions below to apply that fix, as it could damage your system. If you need assistance with an issue, please start a new thread and someone will assist you shortly.

    Follow the instructions below to download and execute a SFCFix fix, and provide the log.
    • Download SFCFix and move the executable on your Desktop;
    • On your Desktop, right-click and select New, then Text Document. Give it the name SFCFixScript (it should be a .txt) extension;
    • Open the SFCFixScript.txt file you just created, and copy/paste the following in it;
      Code:
      ::
      [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired]
    • Save any work you have open, and close every programs;
    • Drag the SFCFixScript.txt file over the SFCFix.exe executable and release it;
    • SFCFix will launch, let it complete;
    • Once done, a file will appear on your Desktop, called SFCFix.txt;
    • Open the file, then copy and paste its content in your next reply;

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    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    Hi Aura!
    thank you for your reply! sorry I have been on holidays!
    I just followed your instructions and this is what I got! :)

    SFCFix version 2.4.5.0 by niemiro.
    Start time: 2015-12-30 14:52:23.897
    Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1 - amd64
    Using .txt script file at C:\Users\Ian Ilaya\Desktop\SFCScript.txt [1]


    RegistryScript::
    Successfully took ownership and permissions for registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired.
    WARNING: Failed to create backup for registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired.
    Failed to delete registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired.
    Successfully restored ownership and permissions for registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RebootRequired.
    RegistryScript:: directive failed to complete successfully.


    Failed to process all directives successfully.
    SFCFix version 2.4.5.0 by niemiro has completed.
    Currently storing 1 datablocks.
    Finish time: 2015-12-30 14:52:23.969
    Script hash: vygNwPGEbuf7ax4r4PQ3Orn5Te4Tu0ODgIsBwsyvrTM=
    ----------------------EOF-----------------------

  4. #4

    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    I just restarted my computer and no luck, still in the loop

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    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    All good, follow the instructions below please :)
    • Download the following Script.reg file on your computer;
    • Double-click on it, and accept to merge the changes in your Registry;
    • Once done, a message will be returned, either that the changes were successfully merged or not, let me know which one you're getting;

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  6. #6

    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    yep, I've got successful change :)

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      • CPU:
        Intel i5 3570k @3.4GHz
      • Memory:
        16Gb DDR3 @800MHz
      • Graphics:
        EVGA NVIDIA GTX 670
      • Sound Card:
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    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    Alright, now restart your computer, then go back in your Windows Update panel and check for updates :)

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  8. #8

    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    My friend, you are the cancer removing surgeon to this computer. You saved its life haha.
    Legend... wait for it.. DARY!
    hope you have a happy and splendid new year! you and your family :)

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    Re: windows 7 restart for updates loop

    No problem kouyler, you're welcome :)
    And Happy New Year to you and your family as well!

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