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Otherwise continue to Solution 2. Apparently, the problem is with a corrupted windows log file. Updates work perfectly now. WHen i bought 2 more a few weeks later I ran into this issue and that suggestion of change to never check worked. weblink

Thank you once again. I was trying for hours Reply Hagen Sep 20, 2014 @ 21:11:15 Zmeyw, you are the MAN!!! This did and I thank You. Its using the SubInACL tool to create and use a reset cmd. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/windows-update-service-is-not-running-even-when-i/7100a1c6-6113-4217-852a-03a9674b1b71

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

Thanks for sharing. If using WSUS only, not much. Reply clive Jan 31, 2015 @ 01:13:35 Solution 2 works better if you stop the service, rename the folder and reboot. heres my diagnostic report Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0): ----------------------------------------- Windows Validation Data--> Validation Code: 0 Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0 Windows Product Key: *****-*****-73CQT-WMF7J-3Q6C9 Windows Product Key Hash: KaFG+RmurcM3ZxzWyfEP9WtPUJw= Windows Product ID:

working well 🙂 Reply KOPEC Apr 29, 2015 @ 22:49:30 Thanks a lot..it worked perfectly. Thanks again. Reply Happy Camper Dec 04, 2014 @ 08:31:51 Worked like a charm! Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7 64 Bit My bad.

EDIT: Windows Defender updates are working. Thanks! Thank you Bill Gates. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2730071 Sunday, June 24, 2012 9:21 PM 0 Sign in to vote I had the same symptoms, though I use Windows Security Essentials.

Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit 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 Garcia Jan 21, 2015 @ 07:18:14 Problem solved! I have a ten year old Dell that I upgraded to Windows 7, and you solved my problem.

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Before looking here for a solution, I first rebooted the PC and was then greeted by a pending update notification for Adobe Flash Player, which I applied (yeah I know, but http://www.repairwin.com/fix-windows-update-cannot-currently-check-for-updates-because-the-service-is-not-running-error-windows-7/ Reply souvik Jul 04, 2015 @ 06:32:53 thanks a lot bro Reply Blake Jul 10, 2015 @ 05:44:20 hi lakonst2012, your tips worked, I'm back in business! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running Windows 7 Thanks. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled Thenks thats perfect.

So essentially a brand new install. have a peek at these guys Thank you Reply Brad Dec 31, 2014 @ 17:10:06 Hi, I am hoping you can help. Thank you very much for your help. ~EK EDIT Windows firewall is also returning an error Please start a NEW thread of your own in the Vista forums, rather than the Step 1: Stop Windows Update service. Windows Update Service Missing

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I changed it to Automatic and started the service.

  • Thank you.
  • Don't know why, but this fixed my update issue.
  • Reply Jen Feb 24, 2015 @ 02:36:44 PERFECT!
  • Microsoft troubleshooter has nothing on this fix!
  • Just ran WU - one update available -Windows Defender defintion update 1.127.390.0 (This makes me wonder why do I have to launch Defender to have it do updates as WU pulls
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:21 AM 0 Sign in to vote Cheers mate...so elegant :) Wednesday, June 27, 2012 12:33 PM 0 Sign in to vote I am having the same
  • Solution 2 worked for me.
  • iztan January 24, 2013 at 05:44 Reply i think i have the same problem as Marine.
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Reply martin Cueto Jun 29, 2016 @ 10:14:37 Gracias amigoooo!!! Reply doug Jul 23, 2015 @ 02:29:07 Thanks!!! Reply johnny Sep 17, 2015 @ 03:39:19 thanks solution 2 works Reply Rebecca Sep 17, 2015 @ 17:37:01 Thanks a lot. Windows Can't Check For Updates Vista I have Windows 7 64 bit.

and it didn't take me too long to find your answer. Now Update is running fine, SP1 installed, IE upgraded - thank you so much!! i update my chipset and dont work, but this solution work like a charm!!!! this content Sign in Statistics 17,978 views 51 Like this video?

You are a hero! Currently downloading, "18 important updates". Renaming the folder worked like a charm. 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

On a domain computer with GPO applied for auto update, there is no win defender. Every time I start it, I run WU; I did this last on that date (04/25/12) - was running fine at shutdown. Just a suggestion though, if it hasn't been updated for sometime such as mine, doublle click the working network adapter so that you can observe the data being sent/received as being Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Tried all the MS FixIt stuff. Saturday, June 30, 2012 10:53 AM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks for the tip with Windows Defender....just updated Defender and Windows Update came back to life.....kinda crappy by MS to Reply Offer Sep 18, 2014 @ 07:19:37 Bingo !!! I then went into the Control Panel and changed updates to Never Check and then turned it back on to Automatic and voila Windows Updates was functioning!

The fix for me was to go into Windows Update and change the settings to "Never check for updates (not recommended)", click OK, and then change it back to "Install updates Having been looking ages for remedies my computer is right now downloading and installing updates. After some web searching I found a simple way to fix this.  According to Paul Woods the culprit is a corruption in the following file … c:\windows\softwaredistribution\datastore\logs\edb.log if you rename or Any suggestions?

I have been searching for solutions for ages, and finally I have someone providing excellent solutions. Then, browse back to the log file and try to rename or delete it again.