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The Captain says: 4 years ago This page is very useful for anyone with this problem, but it is important to realize that this is really a number of different problems Category People & Blogs License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... Worked like a charm. Joseph Luis November 22, 2012 at 12:59 Reply Great! http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-service-not-working.php

SIGN UP FOR DAILY EMAIL NEWSLETTERCONNECT WITH US About Help Desk GeekWelcome to Help Desk Geek- a blog full of help desk tips for IT Professionals. Thanks again for your help. Lauren says: 6 years ago After deleting and restarting, an error follows; 'cannot find specified file'. Just to double check, are you running cmd as an Administrator?

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Troubleshooting errors 3,076 views 1:43 How to fix failed Windows Updates in Windows 7 - Duration: 1:12. I had exactly the same problem.. as a duel boot for most of my computer needs, alifonline says: 5 years ago Great solution. After few times switching on/off monitor while having DirectX game open, there are huge memory corruptions.

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  2. By the way, after some time, once that you have confirmed that the updates are back on track, you can delete the old, renamed folder.
  3. Do you have enough disk space?
  4. Thank you so very much from Scotland.
  5. I had a completely new installation that wouldn't update at all.
  6. Thanks! -Paul Galeyn says: 5 years ago This worked perfectly.
  7. Solved my problem.
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Thanks Big P says: 5 years ago AWESOME!!! I did the cmd net stop wuarsev thing and it didn't work. If the file does not exist (deleted or renamed) it is recreated and it is assumed that updates have never been run. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Vista margaret says: 4 years ago Great advice, once I worked out that msc was msconfig.

It's hard to believe that none of the long-winded solutions from the official Microsoft support site and Windows 7 forums worked but your simple and easy to understand fix worked the The only suggestion I have to speed up the solution is to right click the service to make it manual, reboot, then delete the folder. Britec09 1,011,011 views 10:12 Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates And Update Service Is Missing/Permission FIX - Duration: 9:52. Even microsoft help doesn't say this effectively.

Note I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit version on an HP laptop. Windows Update Service Missing Richard Lloyd 349,658 views 7:16 Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running FIX - Duration: 2:06. Tried most all the above and nothing worked until I updated the Intel Rapid Storage Driver manually to their latest, by picking one from heir list because their online update utility I have discovered a simple and easy method!!!

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Windows 7 seems to be so buggy. twizar 136,323 views 4:05 Update Windows Offline with WSUS Offline Updater - Duration: 13:02. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled It's time to go back to the tried-and-true methods, the tricks that have been solving update errors since the update was first invented. Windows Cannot Check For Updates Vista Mauricio says: 5 years ago Awesome, it really works.

Brandon Barker says: 5 years ago Well done. http://ict4m.org/windows-update/xp-service-pack-3-windows-update-not-working.php Sign in to make your opinion count. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates And Update Service Is Missing FIX Richard Lloyd SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe24,70024K Loading... Danielle October 26, 2015 at 21:04 Reply OMG Thank you so much for the simple solution that you suggested, because it actually worked. Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7 64 Bit

Sign in 51 Loading... Some other postings were recommending a completed reinstall of Windows 7. iztan January 24, 2013 at 05:44 Reply i think i have the same problem as Marine. http://ict4m.org/windows-update/windows-update-service-is-not-working.php It works every time for me (so far).

I clicked on the link to enable Windows to update other Microsoft software and bing (pun intended) the updates started to work. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit Caused by large drive upgrade or driver issue.This issue happened to me after I upgraded my drive from a 300GB to a 1TB Toshiba drive. Go online and see if there's a problem Go online and take a look at Windows update news!

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works perfectly Billy March 9, 2013 at 05:42 Reply Brilliant! thanks again Peter says: 4 years ago Thanks worked for me, had to restart then it worked. Working... Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7 Please try again later.

For a while I tried to keep it up with Registry Booster which sorta helped but not quite. Microsoft made sure of that. mark says: 5 years ago Thanks you so much - this worked for me. navigate here Raymond Elixer says: 3 years ago Deleting the files in SoftwareDistribution worked like a charm.

For those that get told that spyware causes the problem: Maybe it does, but in my case it was a problem from Day 1 with a brand new PC and new TechnologyMadeBasic 914,226 views 9:55 9 videos Play all Windows Updates Not Working FixesRichard Lloyd Clear Windows Update Cache and Fix Windows Updates - Duration: 10:12. Blessings to you! Thanks! :) Ben says: 4 years ago Weird.

DEE Z 479,649 views 8:08 How to Fix Windows Update Errors - Duration: 9:55. James says: 5 years ago thanks so much, my windows is finally updating!!