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As soon as I did this, windows update went from having a red X to a green check mark that said "Windows is up to date" (even though it was not Reply lakonst Oct 09, 2016 @ 09:29:47 @Mike: Please read more carefully before comment…The name of the folder is "SoftwareDistribution" Reply Amy Oct 21, 2016 @ 17:23:19 Thank you so much I have been searching for solutions for ages, and finally I have someone providing excellent solutions. ENTER THIS LINK PLEASE http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itproinstall/thread/9ae7bfac-4e4c-417c-b790-cce9472e88df Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1:08 PM 1 Sign in to vote thanks Brook, worked a charm!! http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-service-is-running.php

They are all Windows 7 Pro 32Bits (French version). Right-click on Windows Update service and select โ€œStartโ€. 3. Reply Catherine Oct 28, 2014 @ 10:03:55 Thanks. I have the same error message as this thread's title.

Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled

It also restored my search. Thanks !! Reply Offer Sep 18, 2014 @ 07:19:37 Bingo !!!

To do this: a. Thank you very much for your help. ~EK EDIT Windows firewall is also returning an error Edited by Eric Klempae Monday, July 09, 2012 4:26 AM Monday, July 09, 2012 4:22 Solution 2 worked! Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7 Reply The DarkKnighT Jan 29, 2015 @ 15:21:45 You are a genius my boy!!!

Reply Capthmm Dec 31, 2014 @ 20:47:00 Thanks for the fix. Windows Update Service Missing service (along with Windows Defender and firewall had somehow been switched to "stopped" and had to be manually restarted from within this program. Last time was March 2012. have a peek here Reply Ricky Jan 30, 2015 @ 08:36:49 after a day of searching, this is the only one that worked.

Tried five other "fixes" which didn't solve anything. Windows 7 Cannot Update Windows update says the service is not running, please restart. By the way, I'm running Windows Vista Home Premium. C:\Users\Ryan>NET START BITS The service name is invalid.

  1. Same issue: services up, big red X.
  2. I have used Step 2 above.
  3. I'm trying to run Windows update on a Windows 7 laptop I haven't used in a while, and get the message "Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because the service
  4. Sunday, June 24, 2012 5:29 PM 0 Sign in to vote This was a simple fix that worked for me--Thanks Brook Steed!
  5. I verified that settings Automatic Updates to disabled allowed Windows Update to run.
  6. Reply Nguyen Huu Phi Jun 28, 2015 @ 03:28:33 Thank you.
  7. The above link works for me… Updates checking now… http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c02219204 Thank You Zmeyw!

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Reply lakonst2012 Sep 19, 2015 @ 10:00:19 @Richie: Start the Windows Update Service, or restart your computer.

NoelDP View Public Profile Find More Posts by NoelDP 07 Nov 2012 #4 dadybeecher windows 7 64 3 posts Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled Worked 1st time I tried!!! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart Your method 2 sorted things out a dream.

Thanks!! http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-says-service-not-running.php Reply Yaser Aug 30, 2016 @ 07:39:53 this one is the perfect solution… thanks Reply Lee Oct 24, 2016 @ 17:49:26 Have tried all the above including the command prompt to Thank you!!!! me sirvio ! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit

Apparently, the problem is with a corrupted windows log file. Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚ Reply EntryLevelNinja Feb 10, 2015 @ 13:25:05 Hey man! THANY YOU !!!!!! http://stickersweb.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-not-working-because-service-not-running.php Accept the UAC prompt. 2) To run the commands easier, highlight the block of commands, and right-click on the highlight – select Copy.

Main system is Win7/Pro 64 bit. Windows Could Not Search For New Updates 8007000e As soon as I did this, windows update went from having a red X to a green check mark that said "Windows is up to date" (even though it was not Thanks, norm Hopefuly, Micrsoft wil find the root cause.

Reply Alex Aug 24, 2015 @ 17:29:24 Excellent, the second manual version worked for me!

Thanks a lot. Reply Aubrey May 19, 2015 @ 11:09:06 Thanks!!!! Reply slah Mar 10, 2015 @ 09:57:47 it working perfectly. Windows Can't Check For Updates Vista Not only was your suggestion the simplest is was also the least time consuming.

Restarting them did nothing, they restart with no error. EDIT 2: After the Windows Defender updates, normal Windows Updates are working again withoutthe "Service not running" message. By clicking the "Propose As Answer" link under your own response will mark your own response as an answer. Get More Info Thanks GAB POWER Friday, May 25, 2012 4:00 AM 0 Sign in to vote I had this problem with Trend Micro Internet Security installed.

What is the connection between Defender and running Windows Updates? Note: This laptop runs Windows 7 Home Premium. I checked the Windows Update Service dependencies and saw it was dependent on the "Remote Procedure Call" service. So odd the pc's are the same model just a few weeks newer.

All local group policy settings for Windows Update were set to Not configured, yet Registry settings existed in an AU folder within WindowsUpdate that would not update to match the group With 0% completion. Only think I had to add was I had to re-boot after (it did not work until I re-booted). the computer is working just fine and the system of my notebook wont install or download any update so far.

Please make sure "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" or BITS is running along with the Windows update service. Let it do it's Quick Scan and then download updates. Reply subbarao piduri Nov 01, 2016 @ 05:30:24 its worked effectively thank you very much for your solution 2nd solution Reply B Nov 01, 2016 @ 19:15:12 SOLUTION 4 DID IT Thanks a lot.