Perhaps one of our readers will have a suggestion… Marine November 26, 2012 at 13:45 It's ok thanks for trying to help! Tried all the recommended fixes and almost did a system repair. very simple…. :\Windows\Softwaredistribution\Datastore\Logs\Edb.Log If You Rename Or Delete That File (As Your Solution Ultimately Does) Then Reboot The Pc, Auto Updates Will Resume. Mark says: July 6, 2012 at 5:36 am Worked like a charm for me too. useful reference
Steve says: June 4, 2012 at 9:55 am The followed the instructions the fault with windows update still occuring is there any way to down load the updates to this folder I spent all morning and afternoon looking for a solution. Kristy says: July 11, 2012 at 9:00 pm I have no idea where to find services.msc or the software distribution folder. Very strange as I had not made any changes or done anything I can think of that would cause this. read the full info here
I uninstalled the “Intel Rapid Storage Manager” or “Intel Matrix Storage Manager” and after that windows update started running fine. Randall Tomis says: February 21, 2012 at 9:08 pm This bloody worked for me, MS has nothing on this. Chris P. Clicked “apply” and closed that dialog box.
Your tip helped to clear the error and solve the problem. either. Can someone please help? Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7 64 Bit Britec09 1,011,011 views 10:12 Windows update cannot currently check for updates - Fix - Duration: 2:35.
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Raagul says: August 28, 2012 at 4:57 am ^ I’m having the same problem as you I can’t find it :/ Aaron says: August 17, 2012 at 4:21 am Thank you!!!!
And just to help everyone out, AFTER I cleared the error with the tip on this site, my windows update got stuck on “checking for updates.” Then I found this (below)… Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit Nawee says: May 18, 2012 at 10:59 pm After doing the above and a restart, Windows Update was back up and running again. Page S says: June 16, 2012 at 6:33 am Dude, you rule!!!! Any suggestions?
The fix works as advertised…BUT..the key lies in the sequence as originally posted by Michal. visit Pingback : Windows 7 Update cannot currently check for updates (Fix) « Ioannis Raeven September 25, 2012 at 11:08 Reply I have this problem….that file is not there..and yes I removed Windows Update Service Missing Thanks for this fix, someone was suggesting to format and re install window, which is the cruelest thing to do for PC users. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart Its showing the error 193:0xc1.
Marine November 25, 2012 at 16:07 Reply oh and when i go to cmd and type what you said ( i made sure not to make any mistake) it says this: see here It worked like a dream. Michal says: July 12, 2012 at 5:56 pm Easiest ways it to open “start” button, then select “run” , type there services.msc and hit enter. i80386 says: May 25, 2012 at 7:11 pm This worked perfect. Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7
Update Sept. 25, 2012: See comments below for extra details. Thanks again! Loading... http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-because-service-not-running.php al says: August 15, 2012 at 5:30 pm thanks so very much Paul – did the same route as most other’s – very frustrating, but thanks to you it’s now fixed!
Background: This file keeps track of the update history and status and if the status cannot be determined then updates won’t run. Windows Can't Check For Updates Vista more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Yes i tried earlier as the administrator but the same thing happen :/ Joseph Luis November 26, 2012 at 11:01 Reply Ok, let's re-trace the problem and the solution … A)
Sign in to make your opinion count. Jim M says: June 8, 2012 at 12:11 pm Thanks Michal for helping so many people! please help! Windows 7 Cannot Update Thanks,for your help.
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O'Reilly 1,853 views 36:42 How to COMPLETELY Disable WINDOWS 7 updates - Duration: 1:08. Joseph Luis November 26, 2012 at 15:43 You are welcome and hope you eventually find a solution. Refreshed ad there came 27 important updates! Would the Ancient One have defended the Earth from a Chitauri invasion in the Avengers absence?
MeImnot says: May 29, 2012 at 11:05 am Hi Michal, this was ruining my day on an Exchange server…THANKS!! it’s work on my computer. If The File Does Not Exist (Deleted Or Renamed) It Is Recreated And It Is Assumed That Updates Have Never Been Run. Frank says: February 9, 2013 at 3:52 am I tried this and still wont work.