How to Solve Windows 7 Windows Update Hangs Problem

When we built Windows 7 machines lately, we found that Windows Update hangs for some of the computers. We tried a lot of different methods without success. Finally, I found a KB article which fixed the problem. Here are the step by step instructions:

  1. Visit this link and download the update according to your OS. Look for the download in Method 2.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810
  2. Run the downloaded update.
  3. Reboot your computer.
  4. Try the Windows Update again and you should be able to get it going now.

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