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Tried all the MS “fixes” for 2 hours, nothing. Tried the MS Fixit, found problems and said it fixed, no go. Maggie says: July 15, 2012 at 4:05 am I did all that and still not updating JP Roberts III says: July 19, 2012 at 2:30 pm Wow. Just fixed my friends computer after searching on Microsofts web site for hours, trying all their fixes, and then having no luck. http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-because-service-not-running.php

Then Restarted Windows Update service (the directory sub contents were recreated by restart the Windows Update service) then Run: Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Update and it found 43 new updates. Whenever I click on "Check for Updates",I get the following error message: "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. Loading... neternity says: April 17, 2012 at 7:02 am damn fine fix thanks Dan says: May 11, 2012 at 9:47 pm Thanks!!! https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2730071

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You may need to restart your computer”. Anyway, I followed Paul’s advice and deleted the specific file. To do this, launch a command prompt window with administrator privileges by typing “cmd” in the Start menu/Start screen and hitting enter. Joseph Luis November 26, 2012 at 15:43 You are welcome and hope you eventually find a solution.

  • I have a Windows 7 sp 1 laptop.
  • Jake says: May 30, 2012 at 4:47 am Holy crap, it worked… I had just installed a brand new hard drive and got caught up in beleiving I had bigger problems
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  • Arizona Short says: August 22, 2012 at 9:09 am Hi!

After replacing a hard drive, no fix would get Windows Update working. Many Thanks for the help. Now shut up and take my money. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit the main proplem seems to be microsoft click to run services coz it keeps on failing.

I’ve been sitting for days to to try to move to a new HDD and windows uppdate refused to work, as well ad windows defender. Your computer may be compromised with a virus and part of a botnet, sending spam or attacking websites. Britec09 275,501 views 7:23 Update Windows Offline with WSUS Offline Updater - Duration: 13:02.

Elvis - ITguy April 23, 2013 at 10:20 Reply This one worked for me.

Clay P says: May 21, 2012 at 2:51 pm Thanks! Windows 7 Cannot Update Any other ideas? Thanks ever so much!!!!!!! Luis says: May 26, 2012 at 8:50 pm Thank you.

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH. check my blog Loading... Windows Update Service Missing Kenn says: December 29, 2012 at 3:20 am NICE FIX! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart This feature is not available right now.

go to services and stop Windows update service locate C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\ folder and delete all its content start Windows update service check for updates 155 comments Steph says: February 2, 2012 at see here I can’t get any updates I don’t know what to do Ken-Yu says: September 4, 2012 at 10:13 pm This worked for me!!! Thank you… Kyle says: June 12, 2012 at 1:44 am I tried this several times and it has not worked, I tried the Microsoft fixes, they did not work either. Worked perfect! Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7

Joseph Luis January 24, 2013 at 22:49 Reply Unfortunately, up to that point it seems that someone would have to look directly on you computer to bring a fresher perspective into Yours works just beautifully!!! Simple fix…AND most important…it worked (Win2K8R2 Standard Hyper-V hosted). http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-service-is-running.php either.

Airplane RS 254,354 views 4:33 HOW TO FACTORY RESTORE YOUR COMPUTER!! - Duration: 4:02. Windows Could Not Search For New Updates 8007000e I tried but i couldnt find a fix so I ended up backing up my files and restored the computer to default settings Antonio Ramos January 29, 2013 at 07:56 Reply Elizabeth November 20, 2012 at 13:02 Reply Thank you Joseph Luis!

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Founder of Simple Cloud Works. I figgured if it did not work I would just restore from recycling bin if I had to. It worked like a dream. Irrt Driver Currently downloading 32 updates, and my friend thought his computer was up to date because he had told it to automatically update in the background!

Jennifer April 6, 2015 at 10:50 Reply This worked for me!! Complete the challenge below to be granted temporary access to this website. Sign in to add this video to a playlist. http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-says-service-not-running.php Tim says: May 24, 2012 at 1:50 am So awesome!

Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion This worked for me too though I had to start my PC in safe mode to delete the contents of the SoftwareDistribution folder. Michelle says: November 13, 2012 at 12:05 am OMG!! Britec09 1,011,011 views 10:12 Windows update cannot currently check for updates - Fix - Duration: 2:35.

Please try again now or at a later time. Complete the challenge below to be granted temporary access to this website. works perfectly Billy March 9, 2013 at 05:42 Reply Brilliant! Love, Mom Kevin says: August 4, 2012 at 3:34 pm Deleted contents of Software Distribution folder, rebooted and still receiving the same error message.

that’s really help me..!! have a nice post…. Neil says: June 3, 2012 at 4:24 pm Thanks much – did the trick for me. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Toward the bottom of that dialog box, you will see selection of “service status.” Mine was somehow set to “STOP.” I selected “START.” I also selected “manual” on “Startup” right above