So make sure the time and date are correct.
I just saw your article about fixing failed updates on Windows. .
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Windows 7 gives you options: Home, Work, or Public.Step 3: Run the System Readiness Tool This step applies to Windows Vista and 7 users only.In Microsofts traditional sleight of hand, your click fetches a more complicated Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor page.Just click this link and scroll down for the Vista fix.14Choose Upgrade, read the consequences, and click Next.Next, try and run Windows Update.This is a very common problem, as well as a frequently asked question.In fact, if any readers have suggestions for fixing Vista update problems, please let us know.After the system file checker (and dism for Windows 8 and 10) has completed, you can try and run Windows Update again.After a bit of brow furrowing, the program displays its findings.To do so: Open an elevated command prompt.Try running Windows Update again.15Read the Compatibility Report, if offered, and then click Next.Alternatively you can view my online resume and qualifications here.
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I did read the PC World article but, frankly it's an extremely shallow approach and won't resolve a deeply rooted problem when Windows Update is broken and has been broken for a long time.