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Sony Vaio Laptop will not detect Windows Updates

Michael Belletty
Last Modified: 2014-05-15
I have a Sony Vaio VPCEB35FG Laptop.  It runs Windows 7 HP.

I re-installed the OS from the Sony Recovery Discs on a new hard drive.

Now it seems to work OK with everything but it has not detected any new Windows Updates for some time.  It does NOT have SP1 installed and IE is sitting on version 8 still.

Every time I go to get it to search for updates it says Windows is up to date.

I did manually install SP1 and it seemed to corrupt the .net Framework software and I ended up resetting to Factory settings.

It does also have Intel Rapid Storage technology tool installed and working fine.  I know if this is not installed it can affect Windows update from detecting updates.

I have deleted the Software Distribution folders and restarted with no change.
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