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  • What’s the latest for speeding up Windows 7 scans?

    Posted on October 21st, 2016 at 16:16 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    We’ve had a whole lot of water under the bridge these past few weeks. Where do we stand on Win7 update scan speedups?

    The game’s going to change after this month’s updates – Group A won’t have to worry about scan times, Group B will be going to the Update Catalog directly. But for now the scan problem persists.

    What say ye, oh wise ones?

    UPDATE: Canadian Tech has just posted a new thread on the Microsoft Answers forum. It explains what you can do if the straightforward patching methods mentioned here don’t speed up the Win7 scan for updates. Good reading – but difficult.