Windows 7 Task Sequence is stuck with “Searching for Updates” when using Windows Update

Sunday, January 24, 2016

For years I am “selling” the brilliant idea of Build and Capture Task Sequence instead of capture a reference machine and for many good reasons. But to my opinion, the most important reason is the automatic installation of Microsoft Update, especially when speaking of Windows 7 which gained several hundreds of updates over the years. If you ask me, I will recommend any organization to drop the idea of making a Windows 7 deployment and go toward to a fresh Windows 10 deployment. Despite my recommendation, many of my customers are still deploying Windows 7 and we have to maintain...