Hi all, I figured I'd come here and ask some of the best computer nerds I know if you had any insight as to why a fresh install of Windows 7 would spend 72+ hours checking for updates (of which I know there are many) and still continue without any indication of completion. I've let it run this long knowing the update list for Win 7 is quite extensive. Any thoughts or advice before I just give up and live without updates? Most of the PC function will be offline anyway, but it would be nice to have updates sorted for occasional online use. It's just my spare T81 ThinkPad, so I'm not too attached to it. Thanks in advance! Glad to see you're all still here.