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Here is the link: http://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/968003 Thank you so much for your prompt responses, lakonst and that your post pointed out the folder that I was missing and after I deleted it Mark says: July 6, 2012 at 5:36 am Worked like a charm for me too. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Step 2: Delete or Rename Windows update temporary storage folder. http://mozrc.com/windows-update/windows-7-update-service-is-not-running.php

Worked like a charm. Windows Updates & Activation Windows 7 Update "Service Not Running" ErrorI went to try to run some updates since I have not done so in a little while, and I kept Reply Majika Dec 18, 2015 @ 17:44:41 Thanks a lot! here's a couple of links>> http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_update/ and here>> http://fixitcenter.support.microsoft.com/Portal/GetStarted Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Answer Here's another possible fix by wpgwpg / April 26, 2013 12:31 PM PDT https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/cant-update-because-service-isnt-running/e867b27d-f400-42c1-aae2-328ba366ace2

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

windows updates stillwon't scan (windows 7)....says service is not running but it is. Reply Rahab Mar 13, 2015 @ 09:14:28 I have used all the above steps, did not work and still giving me the same answer of: "windows update cannot currently check for Go to Family and other users and click Add someone else to this PC.

  1. There is one (1) security update from Anniversary version that will change your machine's BIOS.
  2. Amazing how this stuff works sometimes!!
  3. Windows Updates Wdi Service Host not running - in trying Start Service : Access is DeniedEvery time I Restart the Laptop, it opens to the Desktop, but there is a period
  4. Step 3: Start Windows Update Service. 1.
  5. Any help on this would be very appreciated as im not the best with computers :-) My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this
  6. Some tweaks were needed when I followed your steps but it all worked out well (p.s.
  7. Reply jarda Jan 10, 2015 @ 11:02:30 Many thank, it works now!
  8. Can someone please help?
  9. jeffrey monclova says: May 24, 2012 at 8:44 pm I got this error msg with an explanationthat links it to the memory manager.
  10. i80386 says: May 25, 2012 at 7:11 pm This worked perfect.

thanks alot.. You’re a lifesaver!!! and then failed. Reply Happy Camper Dec 04, 2014 @ 08:31:51 Worked like a charm!

You may need to restart your computer." However, the services are running (well started, not sure if... Windows 10 Reply Vin Jan 18, 2015 @ 01:19:12 Manual solution is Perfect. How to Change Virtual Memory Size in Windows 10, 8, 7 & Vista. http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/300140-windows-7-update-service-not-running-error.html You are the best – this worked perfectly.

It's working again now. Then I accessed the directory C: \ Windows \ SoftwareDistribution \ DataStore \ Logs folder within the Logs and … deletes all the contents of the folder rebooted the machine and S Reply Great Oct 12, 2014 @ 17:29:49 Thanks very much. What more can I ask?

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Jim says: July 15, 2012 at 8:38 pm This worked. https://www.vistax64.com/windows-updates/299824-windows-update-won-t-check-because-service-isn-t-running.html Reply michael adams Feb 04, 2015 @ 08:16:29 Thank you! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running Solution 2 worked for me! Thank you again and again!!

I have been searching for solutions for ages, and finally I have someone providing excellent solutions. Get More Info Reply Mike Nov 26, 2014 @ 19:37:27 The Microsoft Fix It process didn't resolve the issue, but the manual directions did. Reply lakonst2012 Jan 02, 2015 @ 12:11:01 Set ‘Windows Update' service to ‘Automatic' and then restart your computer. Page S says: June 16, 2012 at 6:33 am Dude, you rule!!!!

Reply yxl112 Aug 18, 2014 @ 04:44:21 Yes. Locate Windows Update on the list of services. I did it on mine as I didn't have any other indication……ended up with 178 updates!!! useful reference Method 2 didn't work even though I was logged on as admin, I still couldn't get around deleting or renaming the folder.

Solution 2 worked for me. I have used Step 2 above. Vista security Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On

It said disabled, so mine was turned off somehow.

After replacing a hard drive, no fix would get Windows Update working. Solution 1: Solve Windows Update cannot check for updates” error using Microsoft Fix It utility 1. Click Apply and OK to save the changes. Con la Solution 3 me han salido las actualizaciones.

Enter your current password and click Next. I have tried everything and I can’t fix this problem and my computer is not receiving updates. Reply slah Mar 10, 2015 @ 09:57:47 it working perfectly. this page Thanks !!

Reply Nikos Papadopoulos Jan 08, 2015 @ 15:52:50 thank you a lot!!! What can I do? Reply jeca May 04, 2015 @ 10:17:08 thank you so much!!! Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile

Garcia Jan 21, 2015 @ 07:18:14 Problem solved! Thank you. Log out of TempAdmin1 account like you did in Step 3. Thank you!!

Reply Emily Jun 24, 2015 @ 09:50:03 Thank you so much, I haven't been able to install updates in months. After fluffing about for an hour with all kinds of suggestions in all kinds of sites, including MS site, I stumbled onto this site and wow!! To do this: a. THANY YOU !!!!!!

It prompted the updater to update itself (or whatever). Ekoputra Indonesian says: July 13, 2012 at 4:32 pm damn you man!! Reply Zohra Mar 15, 2015 @ 10:15:42 Thanks, Wonderful and Great solution. you may need to restart your computer." I have updated my HD to double the storage and higher speed for windows 7 (64 bit) and performed a windows 7 installation from

Solution 3 - Change FilterAdministratorToken in Registry Editor Users have reported that apps won’t open on Windows 10, and some users have even reported problems with Start Menu while using an I am downloading 32 updates as I type! 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 Only thing that worked after a clean install and reloading drivers.

I was sceptical of the advice you gave so saved a copy of the files deleted, but suffice to say it works perfectly – now downloading all updates. Just remember to add SYSTEM to application files for read & execute only ( always disable all inheritances AFTER you take ownership) just to be safe-I still don't trust a WIN Michal says: August 13, 2012 at 9:49 am Monica, do you have admin rights? I am unable to upload the log report as per posting instructions.