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Dell 15XPS laptop HD died, replaced drive (WD Blue 750 GB) and reinstalled from the Recovery Image (no Windows DVD with system). Reply xDeathoRx Sep 03, 2014 @ 00:07:02 THANK YOU SO MUCH IT WORKED Reply Fareez Sep 04, 2014 @ 08:58:17 Thanks… last two days i was struggling.. The first step (enabling the service) worked for me. Reply Rahab Mar 14, 2015 @ 06:15:44 And no existence of SoftwareDistribution file. http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-service-is-running.php

Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? I found this page and had it fixed in less than two minutes. Reply Jodie Mar 12, 2015 @ 10:42:34 That is crazy! Reply Rahab Mar 14, 2015 @ 03:25:21 Oh yes, I did. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2730071

Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7

I've been trying to fix this for months…Thanks! It worked. Thank you so much! Still that was not enough to make widows update work.

Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site (the association bonus does not count). If this article was useful for you, please consider supporting us by making a donation. Fixit did nothing for me. Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7 Followed Solution 2 and received the following: !Windows could not start the Windows Update service on Local Computer.

kumar says: 5 years ago Incredible solution. It really worked.. WD High Density disks (750GB, 1000GB) do this if Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver is not updated or not installed. http://www.repairwin.com/fix-windows-update-cannot-currently-check-for-updates-because-the-service-is-not-running-error-windows-7/ Reply Carl Dec 31, 2014 @ 23:58:38 Thanx that work so fine 🙂 Reply Alex Jan 02, 2015 @ 07:51:24 Thanks, worked perfectly!

Try again. Net Start Bits System Error 5 Has Occurred Windows Updates & Activation Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 this worked for me Reply Utkarsh Sep 18, 2015 @ 21:09:31 Thank you. As long as you have opted for a non manual update check, windows update works OK.

  • I'm not great on the computer but found this easy..ish to follow.
  • Renaming the folder worked like a charm.
  • Will be coming back for more.
  • thanks for your help!
  • Finally a solution that works!!!!
  • Cbzster says: 5 years ago Thank you very much for this.
  • Reply Susan Mar 16, 2015 @ 02:12:42 Thank you so much.
  • Please help.
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  • Reply Andrew Jul 31, 2015 @ 21:47:51 Didn't read ALL the comments, but I seem to be the only one that this process did not help.

Windows Update Service Missing

Windows Update must be started in order to download Windows Updates.

Now what?? Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7 So, thank you Nyoni, whoever you are. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart Its great.

Mauricio says: 5 years ago Awesome, it really works. http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-says-service-not-running.php jerry says: 5 years ago This also fixed my problem. Then I clone upgraded to a 750 (Advanced Format) and windows update stopped. Unfortunately, I didn't see it before, but, many thanks!! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled By

I tried Microsoft's Fix It tool and many other suggestions that didn't work. Hurray and thanks a million. Reply Roberto Murillo Jun 04, 2015 @ 10:55:08 Thank you very much!! http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-because-service-not-running.php It worked on my computer.

Updating the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver fixed my issue!! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit Best regards. Fix. - Duration: 6:53.

Reply Jeremy May 20, 2016 @ 13:43:12 Windows fix was useless.

Reply A Sep 24, 2015 @ 22:58:06 haaa finally.. Thank you, Reply BigJim Nov 20, 2014 @ 20:11:21 Life Saver, Thank you! Joe says: 5 years ago Wow - this actually worked, after all other Microsoft recommended fixes failed. Windows 7 Cannot Update Patrick McHugh says: 5 years ago Thank you!

Reply Val Jul 01, 2015 @ 14:49:15 Solution 2 worked as magic for me. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Step 1, c showed my Windows Update service as being disabled. get redirected here Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running FIX Sushant Borsania SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe8383 Loading...

Worked for me :-) –gurka Mar 10 at 12:00 | show 60 more comments up vote 113 down vote This issue has come and gone over the years with different fixes It works for me too. Saji John March 16, 2016 at 21:52 Reply Thanks Joseph.. Fantastic!

I followed your open "services.msc" and delete all the files and it worked. Reply JR-doa Jul 29, 2015 @ 05:16:07 oh, It,s worked.