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Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Never had run across this problem before Win8 beta was made available… Ryan says: June 1, 2012 at 4:24 am thank you so much. Eugene says: August 23, 2012 at 6:26 pm Thanks sir. After replacing a hard drive, no fix would get Windows Update working. have a peek here

Then I double clicked the windows update. Cutsinger says: May 25, 2012 at 11:23 pm You are now my best friend. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Note I am using Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit version on an HP laptop. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2730071

Windows Update Service Missing

Many Thanks for the help. Joseph Luis October 16, 2012 at 20:16 Reply I'm glad to hear it worked! Open explorer and put this into adress bar and hit enter, it will open. You saved me from a server reload!

If the file does not exist (deleted or renamed) it is recreated and it is assumed that updates have never been run. That was exactly the fix! Downloaded and installed Intel Rapid Strorage Technology software. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit The fix works as advertised…BUT..the key lies in the sequence as originally posted by Michal.

Eddie says: May 23, 2012 at 1:37 pm I replaced a hard drive and windows update didn’t work after. 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 Was not able to do windows update, the service was started, but when asked to check for update, the message appeared stating that the windows update service was not running.

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Ramon says: April 2, 2012 at 7:35 am When I went to systems Windows Update is already stopped, and when I try to start it; It gives me an error :/ Windows 7 Cannot Update About Post Author Joseph-Luis C.-M. Please try again later. EJ Johnson says: May 24, 2012 at 6:13 pm Thank you!

  1. Michal says: February 21, 2012 at 9:16 pm Sure, no problem, share it as you like.
  2. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
  3. my ms office word 2010 can’t open and desperate to make it work but it keeps failing me.
  4. Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS RSS Michal's Notes How to fix “Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running” By Michal Filed
  5. Any other ideas?
  6. Danielle October 26, 2015 at 21:04 Reply OMG Thank you so much for the simple solution that you suggested, because it actually worked.
  7. This solved a problem i wasted a day on with Microsoft support website lester says: May 22, 2012 at 4:53 pm thanks George says: May 22, 2012 at 5:43 pm I
  8. If I had contacted Microsoft support, it would have taken hours and likely no fix.
  9. Your steps were easy to follow and best of all it work as all other’s didn’t.
  10. Still, updates not working.

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Loading... http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/291508-windows-update-service-not-running.html I tried everything then came across this post. Windows Update Service Missing Worked perfect! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart Phillip R.

All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. navigate here Even the Microsoft can’t even give me the right solution for this problem…took me nearly 1 month finding the solution THNX again DUDE!! =d Charles Milton Ling says: March 13, 2012 Cheers! YAY! Windows Update Service Missing Windows 7

This morning when I switched it on it updated the AVG Anti-Virus but then the windows update came up with the “service not running” message. (Could be just a coincidence). I uninstalled the “Intel Rapid Storage Manager” or “Intel Matrix Storage Manager” and after that windows update started running fine. al says: August 15, 2012 at 5:30 pm thanks so very much Paul – did the same route as most other’s – very frustrating, but thanks to you it’s now fixed! Check This Out Here's where you can get it The tiny $60 Nintendo entertainment system is currently sold out in most places, but you still may able to snag one...eventually.

BaBs says: June 16, 2012 at 6:14 pm Just read the post below. Windows Could Not Search For New Updates 8007000e It said disabled, so mine was turned off somehow. You’re a lifesaver!!!

I have a Windows 7 sp 1 laptop.

Marine January 25, 2013 at 11:06 Reply I could never get it to work properly.. drwain says: May 25, 2012 at 5:16 am Another happy reader. Rasheed says: May 28, 2012 at 4:46 pm Thanks. Irrt Driver elaine elera reyes September 16, 2015 at 20:32 Reply thank you for sharing these useful tips,,,i did try it the First time and it worked for me thanks a lot….

The service is running, starts and stops just fine. Worked like a charm! ferg9020 says: June 16, 2012 at 10:16 am Just for heads up. this contact form Marine November 25, 2012 at 21:11 Reply Hey!

very simple…. :\Windows\Softwaredistribution\Datastore\Logs\Edb.Log If You Rename Or Delete That File (As Your Solution Ultimately Does) Then Reboot The Pc, Auto Updates Will Resume. Category People & Blogs License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading... I have searched for over two weeks now and tried everything this is the only thing that worked, I Love You! Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ Find out whyClose Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running FIX Sushant Borsania SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe8383 Loading...

FIX: http://youtu.be/cVQGePkVIEYWindows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates And Update Service Is Missing/Permission FIX: http://youtu.be/0LESWAVHlBsBITS Service Missing Repair/Restore or Background Intelligent Transfer Service Missing: http://youtu.be/kLAL0ZlyjTUWindows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates It is located at C:\Windows\system32 (assuming windir is C drive). The event viewer for “applications” is working fine though. Bill says: August 28, 2012 at 5:01 pm This worked perfectly.

Terri says: July 21, 2012 at 1:33 pm THANKS A MILLION!! So many people with the same problem seems to suggest that perhaps Windows Update did start to work but corrupted its own file? Joseph Luis January 24, 2013 at 22:49 Reply Unfortunately, up to that point it seems that someone would have to look directly on you computer to bring a fresher perspective into Very very happy.

Too bad they (Windows) cannot give more detailed information when it gets stuck like that. After going through all other suggestions I could find without success, this one fixed it in under a minute. You might need to restart your computer.” The error first popped out on Windows 7 in 2012, but it turns out that Windows 8.1 is also affected by the same problem, Now I intend to checkout the rest of your site.

Jooj says: June 10, 2012 at 8:18 am Great, It worked for me. Thanks Andrie says: February 20, 2012 at 10:12 am Omg! It took me to figure out the problem by troubleshooting, on your own, until I found the tip of Michal. Mark T says: August 11, 2012 at 6:09 am Brilliant, just deleted the Logs and Datastore.ebd under Datastore and now uploading over 30 Updates onto 2 PC’s – thanks mate!!!

Meaux says: May 23, 2012 at 4:55 am Thank you for the tip! Sign in Transcript Statistics 342,538 views 825 Like this video?