Home > Windows Update > Windows Update Cannot Currently Look For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running. You May Need To Restart Your Computer.

Windows Update Cannot Currently Look For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running. You May Need To Restart Your Computer.

Contents

Really very good solution. Finally resolved after a few hours of head banging. Thank you!!! Reply Jessica Aug 15, 2015 @ 05:24:37 I have tried EVERY fix I came across and was about to resort to a factory restore when I found this. http://themenage.com/windows-update/windows-update-service-not-running.html

Reply Gabriel Bringmann Nov 04, 2014 @ 01:56:03 Thanks! Solution 2 worked for me! Reply skyjumpr Jan 10, 2015 @ 08:32:37 Awesome!!!! Solution 4, intel IRRT Driver, worked fine after everything else would not.

Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running Windows 7 Fix

Microsoft troubleshooter has nothing on this fix! Reply kusma Jul 05, 2015 @ 02:40:18 never find this problem until now, but your solution is really worked! Sutabh February 14, 2015 Reply Renaming the SoftwareDistribution folder to SoftwareDistributionOLD worked. Thanks, Daniel!!!!

Reply Chris Jul 13, 2015 @ 16:43:31 Many thanks, problem solved! but now it has that error message and thank you for fixing it ! Thank-you so much! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit Step 3 worked for me.

Reply EdRam Sep 08, 2014 @ 22:05:13 Thanks a lot ! 😀 Reply Pegaga Sep 09, 2014 @ 13:56:39 Thank you so much! net stop bits net stop wuauserv          Del "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%Application DataMicrosoftNetworkDownloaderqmgr*.dat" Ren %systemroot%SoftwareDistributionDataStore *.bak Ren %systemroot%SoftwareDistributionDownload *.bak Ren %systemroot%system32catroot2 *.bak sc.exe sdset bits D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU) sc.exe sdset wuauserv D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU) net See below:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Vista forum 3 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Reply Deta Apr 21, 2015 @ 08:22:56 Have done it three times, and deleted the old folder, still not working, and suggestions?

I had just installed a new SSD. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Vista they were ALL in automatic (delayed start) as needed. Worked wonderfully. Alas, it didn't work for me and I"m so depressed and have no ideas now.

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

Type "netsh winsock reset" (without quotes) & press Enter. 2. Reply Kevin Marchelak May 23, 2015 @ 01:40:28 Just DOWNLOAD the drivers listed above - worked first time. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running Windows 7 Fix Download the Microsoft Fix It utility to your computer from: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2730071. 2. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart Thank you so much.

Reply Pranav vijay Dec 28, 2014 @ 00:33:20 Checked windows Update ""Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates, Because The Service Is Not Running. http://themenage.com/windows-update/windows-updates-based-restart-bypassing.html If the service is not set to automatic, start it again after the reboot. How to fix the issue Basically, fixing the problem only comes down to a few steps that you need to follow in order to restart the Windows Update service and reset With 0% completion. Windows Update Service Missing

this worked for me Reply Utkarsh Sep 18, 2015 @ 21:09:31 Thank you. Reply Dennis May 29, 2016 @ 01:38:10 I cannot overstate how much I am grateful for this advice. Looking at the comments i tried the 2nd solution. http://themenage.com/windows-update/windows-update-won-t-check-because-the-service-isn-t-running.html Reply Mark W Jun 09, 2016 @ 07:23:36 I don't have a Windows update file in the services.

Regards, Susi xx Reply Aaron King Oct 05, 2014 @ 21:29:54 Wow you are awesome dude.. How Do I Turn On The Windows Update Service Reply ChrisB Dec 04, 2014 @ 20:00:34 Ran 'Fix It' "Problems installing recent updates" 'Not Fixed'. "Service registration is missing or corrupt" 'Fixed'. "Windows Update Error 0x80080005 (2014-12-04-T-12_23_33P) 'Fixed'. Win 7 64bit Reply Ralnavman Oct 18, 2015 @ 13:40:12 Solution 2 worked for me on a quite old unused netbook running Windows 7.

But your instructions were precise and I could execute the steps without any problem.

Reply Admin Sep 03, 2015 @ 23:05:28 Solution 2 fixed it….Thank you. Reply JTO Dec 29, 2014 @ 23:09:05 Quick, easy and simple to follow. Also, if you received any error message, please post them here.Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a Irrt Driver Tried five other "fixes" which didn't solve anything.

SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe33,48333K Loading... Step 2: Delete or Rename Windows update temporary storage folder. Bless you! check over here Reply kr Sep 22, 2014 @ 16:01:12 "run update as administrator" was necessary for me.

thanks man Reply Sakinah May 04, 2016 @ 17:30:48 SORTED! 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 Reply Bill Aug 19, 2015 @ 03:31:00 Solution#1 failed but solution#2 fixed it and was very easy. Reply Andrejs Soboļevs Jun 25, 2016 @ 14:21:36 Solution 2 helped me.