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I have tried everything and I can’t fix this problem and my computer is not receiving updates. Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. THANK YOU !!! Anyway, I followed Paul’s advice and deleted the specific file. have a peek here

Type 5. Thank you ferg9020. i80386 says: May 25, 2012 at 7:11 pm This worked perfect. Randall Tomis says: February 21, 2012 at 9:08 pm This bloody worked for me, MS has nothing on this. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2730071

Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running

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  • 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
  • Tim says: May 24, 2012 at 1:50 am So awesome!
  • You saved me from a server reload!
  • The deletion of the folder wasn’t enought… you had to reboot… i found this out the hard way.
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chuck says: June 21, 2012 at 5:13 pm No fix here. I stopped the (Windows Update), service then Deleted the “C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\” sub contents. Cleaned the computer several times with several different programs. Windows Can't Check For Updates Vista Nic The Pigs Nemesis says: July 28, 2012 at 12:27 am Nic, I hate you….

Thanks! 1. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart After replacing a hard drive, no fix would get Windows Update working. I spent all morning and afternoon looking for a solution. internet Monica says: August 13, 2012 at 2:12 am Attempted to do this fix, but when I go to services “windows update” is not even on the list!

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Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart

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I am downloading 32 updates as I type! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running Add to Want to watch this again later? Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled 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.

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Johnson says: May 14, 2012 at 4:07 pm Thank you. Thank you again. Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Check This Out Ubaxle says: January 8, 2013 at 3:48 pm A BIG, BIG Thank you, you have saved a lot of time for everyone and from hassle too.

greg says: October 1, 2012 at 3:18 pm Not showing window sevices under services…..help Ubuntu Dude says: October 9, 2012 at 8:07 pm This worked perfectly when all else failed. Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7 What a relief! Manually d/l and install SP2 just fine.

Next went to the “windows update” as you indicated.

MeImnot says: May 29, 2012 at 11:05 am Hi Michal, this was ruining my day on an Exchange server…THANKS!! Click StartType: cmd Right click on cmd in start menu and select ‘Run as Administrator'Type: net stop wuauserv Hit EnterType: ren c:windowsSoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old Hit EnterType: net start wuauserv Hit EnterType: exit ferg9020 says: June 16, 2012 at 10:16 am Just for heads up. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

This particular fix can be used on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, but in case you get this error on other Windows versions, you could also give it a shot and Ngô Hải Long 10,067 views 2:42 100% Solved:Checking for updates stuck [Windows 7 SP 1, 8.1 &10] - Duration: 10:14. Michal says: February 21, 2012 at 9:14 pm Steph, simply run “services.msc” and locate service called “Windows Update”. this contact form Mark says: May 24, 2012 at 1:26 am Thanks!

Luis says: February 6, 2013 at 7:41 pm I never publish anything, anywhere. Thank you! EJ Johnson says: May 24, 2012 at 6:13 pm Thank you! Add to Want to watch this again later?

FInally after 1 year without windows update :(. Thanks man !! Alex says: May 23, 2012 at 6:33 pm I have been trying to fix this problem for a couple of days. Thanks Zmeyw September 17, 2014 Reply This Windows Update error could be caused by different reason!

Thanks mate, you saved my day (and my father’s laptop)… Dundun says: January 17, 2013 at 8:28 pm Dear Ferg, Thank you so much.